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Letters to the Editor, Opinion columns, Editorials

Showing 6/27/2017 to 5/7/2017

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Opinion: There are better ways to save money than to cut Brookside preschool

Despite assurances to the contrary, and notwithstanding that families have already entered into contracts for the Brookside Preschool Program... (Read more)

6 / 27 / 2017

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Opinion: More thought needed on Walk Bridge

Last week, the Department of Transportation (DOT) provided an update on the Walk Bridge project at City Hall. Present... (Read more)

6 / 25 / 2017

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Opinion: Norwalk ACTS director’s weekly shout outs

Anthony Allison is the executive director of Norwalk ACTS. Shout Out to Mary Ann Genuario, Health & Wellness Director... (Read more)

6 / 25 / 2017

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Opinion: Middle school music cuts would have far reaching effects

Anthony Granata is a Westport Public Schools orchestra teacher and a member of the Norwalk High School class of 2009.... (Read more)

6 / 18 / 2017

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Opinion: Positive news about Connecticut

State Sen. Bob Duff (D-25) is Majority Leader. This is one of his occasional email updates.  I want to... (Read more)

6 / 18 / 2017

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Opinion: Norwalk ACTS director’s weekly shout outs

Anthony Allison is the executive director of Norwalk Acts.   This week’s Shout Outs go to those with the... (Read more)

6 / 18 / 2017

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CTNJ/Opinion:  An angry country on the cliff’s edge

Susan Bigelow is an award-winning columnist and the founder of CTLocalPolitics. She lives in Enfield with her wife and... (Read more)

6 / 18 / 2017

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Secret cut list reveals students a low priority to Norwalk Board of Education

Steven Colarossi is a former member of Norwalk’s Board of Education. In 2015, with much self-congratulation for its “fiscal... (Read more)

6 / 14 / 2017

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Opinion: Norwalk ACTS director’s weekly shout outs

Anthony Allison is the executive director of Norwalk ACTS. Shout Out to the 2017 Norwalk Housing Foundation (NHF) College... (Read more)

6 / 11 / 2017

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CTNJ/Opinion:  Ray Dalio wakes to smell the coffee – when algorithms don’t tell the whole story

Sarah Darer Littman is an award-winning columnist and novelist of books for teens. A former securities analyst, she’s now... (Read more)

6 / 11 / 2017

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CTNJ/Opinion:  Session 2017 produces few winners, many losers

Susan Bigelow is an award-winning columnist and the founder of CTLocalPolitics. She lives in Enfield with her wife and... (Read more)

6 / 10 / 2017

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CTNJ/Opinion:  Big ideas are needed to grow the economy and solve the budget mess

Barth Keck is an English teacher and assistant football coach who teaches courses in journalism, media literacy, and AP... (Read more)

6 / 10 / 2017

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Opinion: Support the Norwalk Library settlement

Ending the nightmare of chronically insufficient parking at the Norwalk Library is now at hand. We have concluded an... (Read more)

6 / 4 / 2017

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Opinion: Norwalk ACTS director’s weekly shout outs

  Anthony Allision is the executive director of Norwalk ACTS. Shout Out to the Norwalk High School students honored... (Read more)

6 / 4 / 2017

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Opinion: We can’t afford another 10 years of union privilege

“The wealthiest state in the U.S. is having trouble collecting enough money to pay its bills…”  – Wall Street... (Read more)

6 / 4 / 2017

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You were missed at Sunday’s fundraiser…

You were missed on Sunday… You heard about Sunday’s NoN fundraiser, but you didn’t attend because you had three... (Read more)

5 / 29 / 2017

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What’s on your mind?

NORWALK, Conn. – So what’s on your mind? The first thing on my mind is the great job my... (Read more)

5 / 29 / 2017

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Norwalk ACTS director’s weekly shout outs

Anthony Allison is the executive director of Norwalk ACTS.  Shout Out to Social Venture Partners (SVP) Connecticut, Fairfield County... (Read more)

5 / 28 / 2017

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CTNJ/Opinion:  Roger Ailes left an indelible mark on TV journalism – unfortunately

Barth Keck is an English teacher and assistant football coach who teaches courses in journalism, media literacy, and AP... (Read more)

5 / 28 / 2017

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CTNJ/Opinion:  The unions are trapped

Susan Bigelow is an award-winning columnist and the founder of CTLocalPolitics. She lives in Enfield with her wife and... (Read more)

5 / 28 / 2017

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GGP’s Mall

We are at zero hour.  If GGP is not allowed to move forward the anchor tenants will likely drop... (Read more)

5 / 21 / 2017

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Opinion: Connecticut’s finances – Not a time to mince words

This is no time to mince words about Connecticut’s fiscal crisis. It is deep, serious, and affects everyone and... (Read more)

5 / 21 / 2017

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Opinion: Norwalk ACTS director’s weekly shout outs

Anthony Allison is the executive director of Norwalk ACTS.  Shout Out to all of the Kindergarten through 12th grade... (Read more)

5 / 21 / 2017

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CTNJ/Opinion: Addressing the ‘why’ in sex trafficking

Jillian Gilchrest is the Director of Health Professional Outreach at the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence and she is... (Read more)

5 / 20 / 2017

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Opinion: Support human needs, not a war economy

A small group of brightly dressed people with umbrellas stood with a banner Saturday on the Stroffolino Bridge, despite... (Read more)

5 / 14 / 2017

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Opinion: Norwalk ACTS director’s weekly shout outs

Anthony Allison is the executive director of Norwalk ACTS.  Shout Out to all of the local organizations and businesses... (Read more)

5 / 14 / 2017

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CTNJ/Opinion: Is the Citizens Election Program worth saving?

Susan Bigelow is an award-winning columnist and the founder of CTLocalPolitics. She lives in Enfield with her wife and... (Read more)

5 / 14 / 2017

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Opinion: Just a flesh wound

NORWALK, Conn. — You may know this, but there’s a reason zombies walk the way they do. Having spent... (Read more)

5 / 7 / 2017

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Opinion: Norwalk ACTS director’s weekly shout outs

Anthony Allison is the director of Norwalk ACTS. Shout Out to Norwalk Public Libraries (NPL) — Main and SoNo... (Read more)

5 / 7 / 2017

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Opinion: A long quest to scrub public information on alleged child abuse

Megan DeSombre says her blog, Education Connecticut,  is “committed to shedding light on our public schools.” In the face of... (Read more)

5 / 7 / 2017

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