From left: Jacob Street (St. Paul’s on the Green, Pillar of Faith), Bob Giolitto (St. Paul’s on the Green, Pillar of Faith), Joseph Dudek (Exchange Club), Thomas Devine (Devine Brothers, Inc., Pillar of Business), Sister Sally Norcross (Pillar of Education), Sister Catherine Sheehy (Absent- Pillar of Education), James Booth (Exchange Club), David Jaeger (Exchange Club), Curtis Law (Pillar of Lifetime Achievement) and Jim Winn (Representing The American Legion, Pillar of Public Service). (Norwalk Exchange Club)
NORWALK, Conn. – This is a press release, presented in a slightly altered format from which it was sent:
Exchange Club of Norwalk to Honor Local Heroes
The Exchange Club of Norwalk will be hosting its 2nd Annual Pillars of the Community Recognition Dinner on Saturday February 24th at 6PM at the Norwalk Inn. We will be honoring the achievements of everyday citizens and organizations that make a difference in our community. They do this not because they are asked to, but because they believe in giving back and supporting those in need. The honorees have devoted their time, expertise, and energy to making our community stronger and improving the lives of countless citizens. Continue reading Exchange Club of Norwalk plans to honor local heroes
The latest artist’s rendering of Spinnaker Real Estate Partners’ plan for 230 East Avenue.
Updated, 1:16 p.m.: Minor edit.
NORWALK, Conn. – A rooftop restaurant and a celebration of East Norwalk’s hat factory history are among the plans for 230 East Ave.
The proposal to “spot Zone” a transit oriented development on one property next to the East Norwalk train station has been a topic on back-to-back nights for the Planning and Zoning Commissions. On Tuesday, Clay Fowler of Spinnaker Partners shared with Planners his vision of creating an “exciting, creative place” at the former factory outlet, and on Wednesday, architect Seelan Pather Leed told Zoners that Spinnaker has learned about place making and wants to continue the streetscape of East Avenue with its storefronts. Continue reading Spinnaker pitches East Norwalk TOD development to P&Z Commissions
Norwalk Public Schools have not been treading water due to a lack of state funding, they have been slowly sinking, Board of Education member Bruce Kimmel said Tuesday in City Hall.
NORWALK, Conn. — The Norwalk Board of Education on Tuesday gave a unanimous blessing to the 2018-19 budget requests that have been drawn up.
“Whoa, this is a big deal here guys,” new member Bruce Kimmel said, expressing surprise as Chairman Mike Barbis moved on without fanfare after the $194 million 2018-19 operating budget request and the capital budget request for $15 million in 2018-19 were approved.
Norwalk Superintendent of Schools Steven Adamowski offers thoughts about a fourth specials teacher for six elementary schools, Tuesday in City Hall.
Correction, 12:52 p.m.: LeMieux said School Governance Councils.
NORWALK, Conn. — Longer elementary school days will allow for exciting teaching opportunities, Norwalk Superintendent of Schools Steven Adamowski said Tuesday.
The 2018-19 operating budget request includes $693,366 to fund a fourth specials teacher at six of Norwalk’s 12 elementary schools, as part of the Board of Education’s agreement with the Norwalk Federation of Teachers to lengthen the elementary school day. This means that Norwalk can branch out beyond the three traditional specials of art, music and physical education, he said. Continue reading Adamowski: Longer elementary school day provides opportunities
Please join me on Thursday, January 18 at 7:00 p.m. at Norwalk City Hall, 125 East Avenue, for a forum and panel discussion on changes to state funding for local education. I will be joined on the panel by Connecticut School Finance Project Director Katie Roy, Democrats for Education Reform Connecticut State Director Amy Dowell, Norwalk Federation of Teachers President Mary Yordon, and Board of Education member Barbara Meyer-Mitchell. Continue reading Join our forum and discussion on our local education funding