NORWALK, Conn. — Children will no longer have to cross a busy road to get to Jefferson Elementary School, under a plan developed by Norwalk Public Schools.
Officials met Wednesday morning with the press to share the new idea – having school staff park in the Grandview Avenue parking lot and using the Bedford Street lot for what Jefferson Principal Nicholas Brophy described as a coordinated, “stricter operation” to assist parents in dropping off and picking up their children. Continue reading Norwalk officials announce: New rules for Jefferson Elementary
NORWALK, Conn. – This is a press release, presented in the format in which it was sent:
Norwalk, CT – Mayor Rilling and his economic development director have teamed up with Contagious Media of Newtown to offer a FREE workshop for businesses. The workshop will walk participants through the various Google tools and will help owners get their businesses online so that customers can find them on Google Search and Maps. Continue reading Free Google workshop for businesses Thursday
Norwalk Republican Town Committee Chairman Andy Conroy. (File photo)
NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Republican mayoral candidate Andy Conroy is dropping other responsibilities to focus on his campaign to unseat “rudderless” Mayor Harry Rilling, he said.
Conroy said Sunday that he had resigned from the Zoning Board of Appeals to avoid the inappropriate behavior of criticizing a mayor he is serving under. On Monday, the Republican Town Committee, in a press release that offered Conroy’s first sharp criticisms of Rilling, announced that Conroy was temporarily stepping down as RTC Chairman. Continue reading Conroy ‘aims for victory’ against ‘rudderless Rilling’
The Humanists and Freethinkers of Fairfield County held its weekly Eclipse Watch Party yesterday afternoon, Aug. 21, at The Sono Seafood Restaurant, on Water Street in Norwalk.
There were a few surprises. After all that hype, the Eclipse actually showed up. Why is that a surprise? Well, we rely on folks like scientists, NASA astrophysicists, engineers and so forth, to inform us about these things. And if we can’t rely on them for being truthful and accurate about things like climate change, why in the heck should we trust them for an Eclipse? Huh? Continue reading HFFC was ready to rock with the solar eclipse
The Norwalk Plan of Conservation and Development Oversight Committee meets last week in City Hall.
A drafted logo for the Norwalk Plan of Conservation and Development (POCD) effort. “I think the phrase ‘Norwalk Tomorrow’ is really a perfect phrase,” Mayor Harry Rilling said. “But that’s for this group to decide.”
NORWALK, Conn. – It’s an opportunity to change the way Norwalk does outreach, Norwalk officials said about the need to build a new Norwalk master plan.
“We want people to be answering surveys, commenting (online) on documents, maybe doing blog entries and having a voice in the process without necessarily having to show up” at meetings in City Hall, Redevelopment Agency Director of Community Development Planning Tami Strauss said last week – at a City Hall meeting with a lot of Committee members and two people from the community in the audience. Continue reading POCD effort to pioneer new Norwalk outreach methods