NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk residents are reminded by Michele DeLuca, deputy director of Emergency Management for the Norwalk Fire Department, to use caution during excessive heat predicted for this weekend.
The National Weather service has issued an excessive heat warning for the area, lasting through Sunday.
Shout Out to Mary Kate Locke, Director of Adoption & Family Support Prevention Services for Norwalk’s Family & Children’s Agency, for taking a lead role on the Prenatal to Eight Strategy Workgroup. It’s goal is to create an Action Plan and implementation strategies to support providers serving children and families in the areas of language and literacy, professional development, early childhood health and development, as well as increase family access to home visiting programs. Locke and the team’s work on these critical areas will lay the groundwork for a better system of care to improve kindergarten readiness and third grade reading outcomes.
HARTFORD, Conn. – Sacred Heart University faculty and alumni are concerned and “outraged” that the private Catholic college would allow Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to host a campaign rally on campus.
There seems to be a rumor making the rounds that we have “relocated” to New Jersey.
The truth is that we are temporarily in New Jersey while we try to find an apartment that fits our needs – my needs, primarily, as I have some mobility issues – and that we can afford (and that allows two cats). In the interim, we are splitting time between family in South Jersey and our son in Brooklyn, which is a base for commutes to Norwalk.
A display put out Tuesday to attract Quintard Avenue neighbors to a meeting with Mayor Harry Rilling and Acting Planning and Zoning Director Mike Wrinn features the news that two felons escaped a Firetree halfway house in Pennsylvania. (Contributed photo)
Updated, 3:22 p.m.: Information from Fire Marshal Broderick Sawyer; Correction, 1:30 p.m.: Although it was announced that Acting Planning and Zoning Director Mike Wrinn would meet with Quintard Avenue residents Tuesday along with Mayor Harry Rilling, he did not make the meeting.
NORWALK, Conn. — Quintard Avenue residents have the impression that there will be no just-released federal prisoners moving into their neighborhood despite the plans of a Pennsylvania non-profit.
NORWALK, Conn. — Washington Village inched toward its hoped-for October start of construction with the Common Council’s approval Tuesday of a 15-year “tax fixing” deal.
This comes a full two years after the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded Norwalk a $30 million Choice Neighborhood Initiative (CNI) grant in support of Washington Village and the neighborhood around it. The development was held up by a legal challenge from the Friends of Ryan Park. Continue reading Council green lights Washington Village tax deal
Public education reform efforts, often focusing on testing, core curriculums, accountability, SPED, improving outcomes especially for disadvantaged students, have long been perennial features of public school discussions across America. Yet limited attention has been given to two related issues: a) career preparation for students not securing college degrees, and b) securing STEM-focused curricula (science, technology, engineering and math).