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Opinion: Norwalk ACTS director’s weekly shout outs

(Norwalk ACTS)

Anthony Allison

Anthony Allison is the executive director of Norwalk ACTS.

Shout Out to Norwalk Education Foundation (NEF) for fostering Norwalk students’ entrepreneurial spirit, business skills and passion for their schools through its annual Shark Tank Classroom Innovation Grant program. This week, NEF Executive Director Margaret Costa delivered checks totalling more than $3,000 to students at West Rocks, Rowayton, Fox Run and Brookside Elementary Schools, and Norwalk and Brien McMahon High Schools. Continue reading Opinion: Norwalk ACTS director’s weekly shout outs

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Norwalk’s GOP delegation touts Republican budget proposal

From left, Republican State Representatives Fred Wilms (142), Gail Laveille (143) and Terrie Wood (141). (Contributed)

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Reps. Lavielle, Wilms, and Wood Detail Plan to Balance the Budget & Make Connecticut Fiscally Sustainable

Budget Adjustments Prioritize Transportation, Education, Paying Off Liabilities

 

HARTFORD – Norwalk’s GOP delegation of State Representatives Gail Lavielle (R-143), Fred Wilms (R-142) and Terrie Wood (R-141) joined their Republican colleagues in rolling out a budget adjustment proposal for Fiscal Year 2019 ahead of a meeting of the Appropriations Committee. Continue reading Norwalk’s GOP delegation touts Republican budget proposal

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CNNA to focus on Norwalk reval

Norwalk Tax Assessor Michael Stewart. (File photo)

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If property taxes, revaluations and the Grand List compilation are on your mind, please be sure to attend the April 23rd meeting of CNNA, held at 7 p.m. in City Hall room 1010, and join us in welcoming Guest Speaker City of Norwalk Tax Assessor Michael Stewart. Mr. Stewart will be presenting an overview of the Tax Revaluation process as the city undertakes the 2018 5-year revaluation. There will be a Q&A period following the presentation. Continue reading CNNA to focus on Norwalk reval

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Strut your mutt May 5 in support of Norwalk River Valley Trail

The Mutt Strut Committee: From left, Charlie Taney, NRVT; Amy Bertolino, Ridgefield; Jason Howard, Redding; Helen Rendell Baker, Wilton; Mike Mushak and David Westmoreland, Norwalk. (Contributed)

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Norwalk River Valley Trail launches Mutt Strut in Norwalk

The Norwalk River Valley Trail (NRVT) will launch the first annual Mutt Strut on May 5th, 10 AM – 2 PM. The Mutt Strut in Norwalk will start at the Pine Island Historic Cemetery, next to the rear parking lot behind the Lockwood Mathews Mansion. The Mutt Strut will go to the Maritime Museum and back. The event will raise funds for further construction of the NRVT.  Mutt Struts will also take place on sections of the NRVT in Wilton and Ridgefield. Continue reading Strut your mutt May 5 in support of Norwalk River Valley Trail

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NCC’s young child activities include parade around campus, whacky clothes day

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NCC CHILD DEVELOPMENT LAB SCHOOL OFFERS ACTIVITIES

TO COINCIDE WITH “THE WEEK OF THE YOUNG CHILD”

 

NORWALK, Conn. (April 19, 2018) – In recognition of “The Week of the Young Child,” an annual celebration hosted by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the Child Development Lab School (CDLS) at Norwalk Community College will be offering a full slate of activities to educate and engage children during the week of April 16-20. CDLS is a unique early learning center that provides quality early care and education for children in Fairfield County.  Continue reading NCC’s young child activities include parade around campus, whacky clothes day

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NCC to mark Earth Month with series of events

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NCC ANNOUNCES SERIES OF EVENTS

TO COMMEMORATE EARTH MONTH

 

NORWALK, Conn. (April 19, 2018) – Norwalk Community College’s Committee for Active and Responsible Environmental Sustainability (CARES) is proud to announce the following events taking place on campus to celebrate NCC’s 10th Annual Earth Month.  Continue reading NCC to mark Earth Month with series of events

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Johnny Utah’s license suspended after Norwalk Police raid on underaged drinkers

Updated, 6:35 p.m.: Second press release inserted.

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SUMMARY SUSPENSION ISSUED FOR JOHNNY UTAH’S AT 80 WASHINGTON STREET, NORWALK

Friday, April 20, 2018 – Today, the Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) issued a summary suspension for Johnny Utah’s (LCA.0007617) located at 80 Washington Street Norwalk. The establishment must remain closed until further notice. Continue reading Johnny Utah’s license suspended after Norwalk Police raid on underaged drinkers

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Malloy nominates three Norwalk census tracts for fed ‘opportunity zones’

A detail from a map of areas nominated by Gov. Dannel Malloy for the federal Opportunity Zone program, showing the Norwalk census tracts he says qualify for the program.

Gov. Dannel Malloy. (File photo)

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GOV. MALLOY ANNOUNCES CONNECTICUT’S OPPORTUNITY ZONE NOMINATIONS

72 Zones Chosen in 27 Municipalities Across the State

 

(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that his administration is nominating 72 opportunity zones across 27 municipalities in Connecticut.  These nominations were made as part of the federal government’s recently established Opportunity Zone Program to induce long-term investments in low-income communities.

Continue reading Malloy nominates three Norwalk census tracts for fed ‘opportunity zones’

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Central Norwalk roundup: Move to stop DiScala plan; a Wall Street train ‘stop’

From left, Norwalk Parking Authority Chairman Dick Brescia, Norwalk Public Library Board of Trustees Chairman Alex Knopp, Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling, Norwalk Public Library Assistant Director Sherelle Harris, Norwalk Public Library Trustee Patsy Brescia and Senior Civil Engineer Vanessa Valadares cut a ribbon Thursday for the new parking lot next to the Norwalk Public Library.

An illustration for the Wall Street Train Stop idea.

NORWALK, Conn. – Here’s a collection of Central Norwalk doings:

  • Uprising against Head of the Harbor North
  • Move for Wall Street train STOP
  • Library parking lot open – to all, temporarily

Continue reading Central Norwalk roundup: Move to stop DiScala plan; a Wall Street train ‘stop’

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Connecticut Senate passes bill expanding financial aid to ‘Dreamers’

State Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff (D-25).

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Connecticut Senate Passes Bill Equalizing Access to Higher Education and Institutional Aid for Immigrant Students

 

HARTFORD, CT – Members of the Connecticut State Senate today passed Senate Bill 4, An Act Assisting Students Without Legal Immigration Status with the Cost of College, which — beginning with the winter 2020 semester — extends to certain students who lack legal immigration status the ability to apply for institutional financial aid to attend an in-state, public higher education institution.  Continue reading Connecticut Senate passes bill expanding financial aid to ‘Dreamers’

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Mayborn Group relocates HQ to Stamford

Gov. Dannel Malloy. (File photo)

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GOV. MALLOY ANNOUNCES MAYBORN GROUP HAS RELOCATED ITS U.S. HEADQUARTERS TO CONNECTICUT

 

(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that Mayborn Group, a global manufacturer of baby products, has relocated its U.S. headquarters from Norwood, Massachusetts to Stamford, Connecticut.  The company currently employs 16 and plans to add an additional 7 workers by 2019. Continue reading Mayborn Group relocates HQ to Stamford

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