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Letters to the Editor, Opinion columns, Editorials

Showing 5/20/2018 to 1/28/2018

Opinion: No, Wall Street is not cursed

This opinion piece by Redevelopment Agency Executive Director Tim Sheehan is the second part of a series posing the... (Read more)

5 / 20 / 2018

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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 those who participated in April’s Norwalk... (Read more)

5 / 19 / 2018

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Opinion: Don’t forget education when reorganizing city government

Bruce Kimmel is a Board of Education member and a former Common Council member.  Mayor Rilling recently proposed a... (Read more)

5 / 17 / 2018

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Opinion:Bipartisan budget provides funding for seniors, education, towns and transportation

After months of negotiations, Democrats and Republicans have worked together to produce another bipartisan budget that invests in our... (Read more)

5 / 15 / 2018

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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 Norwalk Housing Authority’s (NHA) STEM Coordinator... (Read more)

5 / 13 / 2018

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Opinion: Norwalk ACTS director’s weekly shout outs

Anthony Allison is the executive director of Norwalk ACTS. Shout Out to Connecticut Data Collaborative for bringing the CTData... (Read more)

5 / 5 / 2018

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Opinion: Norwalk ACTS director’s weekly shout outs

Anthony Allison is the executive director of Norwalk ACTS. Shout Out to Norwalk Education Foundation (NEF) for fostering Norwalk... (Read more)

4 / 22 / 2018

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Opinion: Our real bucket list

Norwalk resident William McEvoy died of a heart attack on March 16th at age 51. At the time of... (Read more)

4 / 15 / 2018

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Opinion: Three bills in the state legislature

State Rep. Fred Wilms, a Republican, represents District 142.  This week we started voting on proposed bills on the... (Read more)

4 / 15 / 2018

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Opinion: Norwalk ACTS director’s weekly shout outs

Anthony Allison is the executive director of Norwalk ACTS.  Shout Out to Childhood Conversations, Connecticut Office of Early Childhood and Together We... (Read more)

4 / 15 / 2018

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Opinion: Norwalk ACTS director’s weekly shout outs

Anthony Allison is the executive director of Norwalk ACTS.  Shout Out to Norwalk’s Roton Middle School, one of 18... (Read more)

4 / 8 / 2018

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Norwalk Board of Education should accept Rilling’s offer

Correction, 7:30 p.m.: NHS. Barbara Smyth is an At-Large Common Council member and a teacher at Norwalk High School.... (Read more)

4 / 1 / 2018

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Opinion: Bridging the education budget gap with a financially responsible approach

Thomas Hamilton is Norwalk Public Schools Chief Financial Officer and former Norwalk Finance Director.  Under the strategies outlined in... (Read more)

4 / 1 / 2018

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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 the young people from Norwalk, the... (Read more)

4 / 1 / 2018

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Opinion: A win-win budget plan for Norwalk

As members of the Norwalk Board of Education’s Finance Committee (two Democrats, two Republicans), we believe the city’s Board... (Read more)

3 / 27 / 2018

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Opinion: Three important bills

This week was very important for the Democratic Values Agenda as three bills critical to economic security for women and families... (Read more)

3 / 25 / 2018

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Opinion: Norwalk ACTS director’s weekly shout outs

Shout Out to Norwalk Public Schools for introducing a new online registration system for parents of Kindergartners and other new students. The new... (Read more)

3 / 25 / 2018

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Opinion: Our libraries need ‘net neutrality’ restored

Alex Knopp is president of the Norwalk Public Library Board of Directors and served as Mayor of Norwalk from... (Read more)

3 / 18 / 2018

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Opinion: Norwalk ACTS director’s weekly shout outs

Shout Out to Norwalk ACTS’ TEAM Summer for launching the 2018 Summer Resource Portal this week. The TEAM Summer... (Read more)

3 / 18 / 2018

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Opinion: Recognizing Norwalk Public Schools SpEd employees

Providing Norwalk Public School staff with professional development opportunities is an important part of achieving goals that align with... (Read more)

3 / 18 / 2018

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Opinion: Our students deserve a quality education now, not later

We, the members of the Norwalk Board of Education’s Finance Committee (two Democrats, two Republicans), believe city officials had... (Read more)

3 / 6 / 2018

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Opinion: ‘Gun control’ needs to be balanced with improved mental health care

Updated, 1:41 a.m., March 5: Minor revisions. I was supposed to write a piece for Black History Month. Thank... (Read more)

3 / 4 / 2018

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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 Schools (NPS) for working to continuously... (Read more)

2 / 18 / 2018

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Opinion: Fighting for earned family medical leave, net neutrality

This week, our Earned Family Medical Leave proposal cleared its first procedural hurdle needed to pass into law. Once... (Read more)

2 / 17 / 2018

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Opinion: Reject ‘guns for anyone everywhere bill,’ enact gun control

We send our love, support and prayers to the students, staff, first responders and community members of Parkland, Florida,... (Read more)

2 / 15 / 2018

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Opinion: Response to Gov. Malloy’s State of the State address

On Tuesday, Feb. 7, we convened for the ceremonial Opening Day of the new legislative session. This year’s short... (Read more)

2 / 11 / 2018

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Opinion: Repeal the ‘Doomsday Bond Covenant’

Alex Knopp served as Mayor of Norwalk from 2001-2005 and as State Representative from 1987-2001. He has been a... (Read more)

2 / 4 / 2018

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Opinion: Proud to recognize African American History Month

This essay was published as part of the packet for the Jan. 16 Board of Education meeting. The Norwalk Board of... (Read more)

2 / 4 / 2018

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Opinion: Honoring the Carver Center

This essay was published as part of the packet for the Oct. 17 Board of Education meeting. The Norwalk Board of... (Read more)

2 / 4 / 2018

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Opinion: Norwalk ACTS director’s weekly shoutouts

Anthony Allison is the executive director of Norwalk ACTS.  Shout Out to the 239 caring adults who participate in... (Read more)

1 / 28 / 2018

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