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Author Archives: Mark Chapman

Opinion: Keeping the young in Connecticut should be a priority

Susan Bigelow is an award-winning columnist and the founder of CTLocalPolitics. She lives in Enfield with her wife and... (Read more)

8 / 14 / 2016

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Opinion: Data on Malloy’s first five is long overdue

Sarah Darer Littman is an award-winning columnist and novelist of books for teens. A former securities analyst, she’s now... (Read more)

8 / 14 / 2016

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Opinion: Rowlandesque – Malloy’s baffling watchdog gambit

Terry Cowgill lives in Lakeville, blogs at ctdevilsadvocate.com and is news editor of The Berkshire Record in Great Barrington,... (Read more)

8 / 14 / 2016

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Opinion: The biggest bleed – a cautionary tale

Stephen Spignesi is a practitioner in residence in English at the University of New Haven and the author of... (Read more)

8 / 14 / 2016

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Opinion: Private prison companies are bad news

Donald Cohen is the founder and executive director of In the Public Interest, a national resource and policy center... (Read more)

8 / 14 / 2016

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Top 10: Most read, most commented-on stories

NORWALK, Conn. – Here’s a look at the most-read stories on Nancy on Norwalk for the week covering Aug.... (Read more)

8 / 13 / 2016

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The heat is on in Norwalk

NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk residents are reminded by Michele DeLuca, deputy director of Emergency Management for the Norwalk Fire... (Read more)

8 / 13 / 2016

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Opinion: Norwalk ACTS director’s weekly shout outs

Anthony Allison is the executive director of Norwalk ACTS Shout Out to Mary Kate Locke, Director of Adoption &... (Read more)

8 / 13 / 2016

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Sacred Heart faculty, alumni ‘outraged’ at Trump visit

HARTFORD, Conn. – Sacred Heart University faculty and alumni are concerned and “outraged” that the private Catholic college would... (Read more)

8 / 13 / 2016

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Dems call on Connecticut Republicans to denounce Trump

HARTFORD, Conn. – Members of Connecticut’s Democratic Party said Republicans are delusional if they think Donald Trump is going... (Read more)

8 / 13 / 2016

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Racial profiling group struggles with how to present traffic stop data

HARTFORD, Conn. – Connecticut “has been fortunate’’ to avoid the deadly shootings involving police and minorities that have plagued... (Read more)

8 / 13 / 2016

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Opinion: A lesson in humility, much needed

Barth Keck is an English teacher and assistant football coach who also teaches courses in journalism and media literacy... (Read more)

8 / 12 / 2016

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Trump will rally with supporters Saturday at Sacred Heart University

HARTFORD, Conn. – Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will hold a rally at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield Saturday,... (Read more)

8 / 12 / 2016

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Local leaders join fight to combat opioid epidemic

HARTFORD, Conn. – The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities is hoping a new public-policy toolkit, two years in the making,... (Read more)

8 / 12 / 2016

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State cuts overtime by 14.5 percent in 2016

HARTFORD, Conn. – Nonpartisan fiscal analysts released a report earlier this week that shows the state was able to... (Read more)

8 / 12 / 2016

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Editor’s note: We’re still here – sort of

Dear readers: There seems to be a rumor making the rounds that we have “relocated” to New Jersey. The... (Read more)

8 / 11 / 2016

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The STEM revolution

Letter to the Editor: Public education reform efforts, often focusing on testing, core curriculums, accountability, SPED, improving outcomes especially for disadvantaged... (Read more)

8 / 11 / 2016

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Courage to Speak Foundation’s annual Ian James Eaccarino Memorial Race postponed

Updated Aug. 12: Because of a hot weather forecast, the race has been postponed to 8 a.m. Aug. 21.... (Read more)

8 / 11 / 2016

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Election regulators experience backlog as funding disappears

HARTFORD, Conn. – When Tom Banisch filed an election complaint against Sen. Ted Kennedy Jr.’s campaign on Oct. 27,... (Read more)

8 / 11 / 2016

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Congressional delegation presses insurers to help homeowners with bad concretee

HARTFORD, Conn. – Members of Connecticut’s Congressional delegation continue to push insurers to help provide relief to homeowners plagued... (Read more)

8 / 11 / 2016

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Working Families Party claims victory in handful of Tuesday primaries

HARTFORD, Conn. – There were local issues at play in each of the 12 legislative primaries throughout the state... (Read more)

8 / 10 / 2016

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Connecticut ballot deadline for third party presidential candidates is Aug. 10

HARTFORD, Conn. – As the clock ticks toward the Wednesday deadline for names to appear on Connecticut’s presidential ballot... (Read more)

8 / 10 / 2016

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CT launches emergency app

HARTFORD, Conn. – Connecticut has not faced a natural disaster this year, but “now is not the time to... (Read more)

8 / 10 / 2016

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Malloy has not received subpoena from federal investigators

HARTFORD, Conn. – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who has been the focus of a state investigation in the past,... (Read more)

8 / 10 / 2016

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Open letter to residents of Quintard Avenue

Aug. 10, 4:16 p.m.: This letter was removed at the request of its writers.    (Read more)

8 / 9 / 2016

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Opinion: I laughed, I cried, I cried some more and laughed again…

Mark Chapman is Nancy on Norwalk’s editor. OK, we’re all a bit tired of the “woe is me” line... (Read more)

8 / 9 / 2016

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Opinion: The atomic bomb and total war

Mark Albertson is the historical research editor at Army Aviation magazine and has authored several military and history-related books.... (Read more)

8 / 9 / 2016

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Recent challenges to ACA prompt call for public hearing in Connecticut

HARTFORD, Conn. – Connecticut officials who embraced the federal Affordable Care Act said they’re not going to give up... (Read more)

8 / 9 / 2016

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Malloy, lawmakers agree and disagree to save Old State House

HARTFORD, Conn. – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy informed legislative leaders Friday that he wants to hit the “pause” button... (Read more)

8 / 9 / 2016

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Replacing Trump on CT ballot not as hard as other states

HARTFORD, Conn. – If you are a close follower of this year’s wild presidential contest, you’ve been reading the... (Read more)

8 / 9 / 2016

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