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Bond Commission approves borrowing for hedge fund: Over the objections of Rep. Chris Davis, R-East Windsor, and state Comptroller... (Read more)

5 / 28 / 2016

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House sends ‘unpleasant’ budget with deep spending cuts to Malloy

HARTFORD, Conn. – Democratic lawmakers in the House said the $19.76 billion budget that closes a nearly $1 billion... (Read more)

5 / 13 / 2016

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Minority drivers less likely to be pulled over after dark

HARTFORD, Conn. – Nine Connecticut police departments – including Norwalk – and a state police troop showed racial and... (Read more)

5 / 13 / 2016

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Sen. Beth Bye, D-West Hartford (Christine Stuart photo)

Senate passes budget; House up next

HARTFORD, Conn. – Revising how education funding is distributed to Connecticut towns, cutting spending across the board, and changing... (Read more)

5 / 12 / 2016

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House Speaker Brendan Sharkey, Senate President Martin Looney and Majority Leader Bob Duff last Tuesday announcing they’d reached a budget deal with Gov. Malloy (Christine Stuart file photo)

Some state budget documents released, but not all

HARTFORD, Conn. – At least one chamber is expected to vote on a state budget Thursday, but there are... (Read more)

5 / 11 / 2016

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Three-year-old Angely Nunez watches as Lauren Frazer, a nurse at Connecticut Children's Primary Care Center in Hartford, applies a topical anesthetic to her arm before a blood draw to check for lead levels. (Tony Bacewicz photo)

Thousands of children suffer from lead poisoning, many not tested

HARTFORD, Conn. – Nearly 60,000 Connecticut children under age 6 were reported with lead exposure in 2013, and an... (Read more)

5 / 9 / 2016

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State GOP boss bans Hearst Connecticut political reporter from covering Monday convention

HARTFORD, Conn. – State Republican Party Chairman J.R. Romano has reportedly banned Neil Vigdor, Hearst Connecticut Media’s chief political... (Read more)

5 / 6 / 2016

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A day later, still no budget document

Updated 2:23 a.m. May 6 with links to transportation lockbox  and judiciallayoff stories. HARTFORD, Conn. – Democratic legislative leaders... (Read more)

5 / 6 / 2016

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Ehlers to challenge Duff for State Senate

DARIEN, Conn. – Republican businessman Greg Ehlers will seek the GOP nomination to challenge State Sen. Bob Duff (D-Norwalk)... (Read more)

5 / 5 / 2016

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House Speaker Brendan Sharkey, Senate President Martin Looney, Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff.   (Christine Stuart photo)

Dems get a budget deal, but Republicans have to let them pass it

HARTFORD, Conn. – Democratic legislative leaders said they’ve reached a deal to close the $960 million budget gap in... (Read more)

5 / 4 / 2016

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April 24-30

Top 10: The week’s most read, most commented-on stories

NORWALK, Conn. – Here’s a look at the most-read and most commented-on stories on Nancy on Norwalk for the... (Read more)

5 / 1 / 2016

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Democrats to Malloy: We have a budget, let’s negotiate

HARTFORD, Conn. – Democratic legislative leaders came up with a budget that closes a $920 million deficit, but they... (Read more)

4 / 29 / 2016

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NoN: A constant amid all the change, but it needs your support

Letter from the editor: The watchword this year is “change.” Change is what is driving the presidential campaign. Change... (Read more)

4 / 27 / 2016

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Woman drives car into brook behind auto repair shop on North Ave.

NORWALK, Conn. − A 92-year-old woman sustained a facial injury Sunday afternoon after driving her car into a brook near the... (Read more)

4 / 25 / 2016

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Isabella Icatar to be honored by Marvin Elementary field dedication

NORWALK, Conn. – The memory of an inspirational young girl will be honored at noon Saturday, May 7, when... (Read more)

4 / 23 / 2016

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Three police officers transferring to Norwalk while department decides how many it needs

NORWALK, Conn. – Come May, the Norwalk Police Department will be up to its authorized complement of 179 sworn... (Read more)

4 / 22 / 2016

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The honor is now official.

Local pastor has street named in her honor

NORWALK, Conn. – Following a concerted campaign by her congregants, Sadie Lee Miles, pastor of House of Prophecies and... (Read more)

4 / 18 / 2016

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D.C. protest arrests highlight corrupt campaign finance system

To the Editor: On Monday (4/11/16), 400 people were arrested in front of the Capitol in Washington D.C., for... (Read more)

4 / 17 / 2016

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Public safety workers rally at the end of March against layoffs.    (Christine Stuart file photo)

Unions criticize Malloy administration over layoff tactics

HARTFORD, Conn. – State employees were walked off the grounds of the Connecticut Juvenile Training School on Monday and... (Read more)

4 / 14 / 2016

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Dear readers, As most of you know, the site has been down for a few days. You have likely... (Read more)

4 / 9 / 2016

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CT Senate passes Duff resolution calling for vote on SCOTUS nominee

HARTFORD, Conn. – Connecticut became the first state in the nation Wednesday to formally call on the U.S. Senate... (Read more)

4 / 7 / 2016

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With no legislation, pot proponents informally push legalization

HARTFORD, Conn. – University of Connecticut student Jennifer Purdon is not shy talking about what she termed Tuesday as... (Read more)

4 / 5 / 2016

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The first group to celebrate The Retiree Club's 25th anniversary were 37 members and guests at a reunion at the Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club in Port Charlotte, Fla. The event was organized by two former Norwalk residents, Bill Barnett and Don Mahon. (Photo by Walter Weigl)

Perkin-Elmer retirees celebrate 25th anniversary

  Don Mahon is a former Norwalk resident now living in Rotonda West, Fla., where he frequently contributes stories... (Read more)

4 / 4 / 2016

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Lawmakers call for electric trains on New Haven Line’s Danbury Branch

  NORWALK, Conn. – Connecticut lawmakers at the federal and state level on Friday called for the electrification of... (Read more)

4 / 2 / 2016

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Sources: The Hour bought by Hearst

NORWALK, Conn. – The Hour newspaper, Norwalk’s 144-year-old hometown paper of record owned by the Nellie M. Thomas Trust,... (Read more)

4 / 1 / 2016

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Power outage hits Norwalk

NORWALK, Conn. – Hundreds of Norwalkers from East Avenue to Wall Street and North Avenue lost power for a... (Read more)

3 / 31 / 2016

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Norwalk’s state delegation responds to residents at annual Pie and Politics event

Updated 10:55 a.m. to fix attendance estimate. NORWALK, Conn. – About 60 citizens turned up Saturday morning at Police... (Read more)

3 / 20 / 2016

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Norwalk’s first St. Patrick’s Day parade marks holiday, honors Lt. Murphy

NORWALK, Conn. − Norwalk held its first parade Thursday in honor of St. Patrick’s Day, and used the occasion to also... (Read more)

3 / 18 / 2016

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Many state legislatures exempt themselves from record laws

One of several stories by The Associated Press, McClatchy and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel marking Sunshine Week, an annual... (Read more)

3 / 17 / 2016

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The state's pension debt works out to $14,769 per resident, said Connecticut Mirror report Keith M. Phaneuf.

Speakers: Outlook for state’s budget is grim and getting worse

NORWALK, Conn. – Connecticut’s budget is precarious and will remain so into the foreseeable future was the message delivered... (Read more)

3 / 9 / 2016

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