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Author Archives: Nancy Guenther Chapman

Norwalk Zoners consider Monroe Street plan for 150 apartments, retail and restaurants

NORWALK, Conn. – The area around Monroe, Chestnut, and South Main Street could see 150 residential apartments, commercial, office,... (Read more)

5 / 7 / 2021

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Study ranks Norwalk Hospital first in state, 43rd nationwide, for avoiding overuse of tests and procedures

NORWALK, Conn. – “Knowing what is valuable and what is not valuable. That is, not to test just to... (Read more)

5 / 7 / 2021

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A Norwalk photo #98

NORWALK, Conn. — Tracey Magnet School students have created a story walk at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum. The second... (Read more)

5 / 6 / 2021

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Norwalk Republicans embrace change, seek better outcomes

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Republicans, battered badly in the last three municipal elections, are energetically retooling their efforts ahead... (Read more)

5 / 6 / 2021

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NPS move to change SGC policy prompts parental objections

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk School Governance Councils, instituted five years ago as a way to guide individual school development,... (Read more)

5 / 6 / 2021

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NPS agenda prompts fear of redistricting

Rilling promises land acquisition for South Norwalk school NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk is prepared to move forward with its... (Read more)

5 / 5 / 2021

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CT is first state to vaccinate half of adults against COVID

Connecticut became the first state Monday to fully vaccinate at least half its adult population against the novel coronavirus,... (Read more)

5 / 5 / 2021

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Norwalk BET authorizes funding for permit processing, Fair Rent attorney, harbor study

NORWALK, Conn. — The Norwalk Board of Estimate and Taxation on Monday greenlighted budget transfers to: Clear a backlog... (Read more)

5 / 4 / 2021

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Norwalk BET approves 2021-22 budget, using federal money to keep taxes flat

NORWALK, Conn. — It’s officially a “zero percent” increase for Norwalk Public Schools this year, though City departments have... (Read more)

5 / 4 / 2021

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The ‘Tesla Bill’ isn’t about the environment, it’s all about benefiting Tesla

Many Connecticut car dealerships offer universal charging ports that are compatible for any electric car, including Teslas. Dealers across... (Read more)

5 / 4 / 2021

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It’s Norwalk Restaurant Week

One of my favorite things about Norwalk is the many, diverse restaurants we have. Our city knows good food.... (Read more)

5 / 4 / 2021

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Rilling to reopen City Hall on May 20

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk City Hall is reopening May 20. You will be able to walk in without an... (Read more)

5 / 3 / 2021

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Most of us are hurting, Norwalk leaders say

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk citizens need to help each other with the distress caused by COVID-19, community leaders said... (Read more)

5 / 2 / 2021

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NCC nursing students to be feted; Norwalk historian to discuss Nathan Hale monument; NRVT progress

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk announcements for you: NCC set to salute nursing students Wilson Grant will speak about... (Read more)

5 / 2 / 2021

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Norwalk celebrates Arbor Day

NORWALK, Conn. — For Arbor Day 2021, Eversource and the City planted 10 new trees, in cooperation with Norwalk Public Schools, Norwalk... (Read more)

5 / 1 / 2021

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How many Tyrannosaurus rex walked the Earth?

The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea During 2.4 million years of... (Read more)

5 / 1 / 2021

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Norwalk parents organize to keep sailing school open

NORWALK, Conn. — A grassroots group of Norwalk parents expects to be running a sailing school this summer on... (Read more)

4 / 30 / 2021

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Himes announces federal funds for two Norwalk projects

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk appears set to get federal funding for repairs to the Five Mile River bridge on... (Read more)

4 / 30 / 2021

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Norwalk photos: Planting trees to improve the urban canopy

NORWALK, Conn. —  The Norwalk Tree Alliance inspired community members to help plant 15 trees recently, working toward the... (Read more)

4 / 30 / 2021

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Push back against racism

Fifty years ago this past Wednesday, April 28, Muhammad Ali gave up his heavyweight title – and millions of... (Read more)

4 / 29 / 2021

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Former Norwalk Recs & Parks director, accused of ‘mismanagement,’ defends record

NORWALK, Conn. — It’s ridiculous to take credit for great things going on in Norwalk parks, developments that were... (Read more)

4 / 29 / 2021

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Financial penalties ordered for Eversource, UI for storm Isaias response

Decision reduces utilities’ ability to recoup costs Eversource and United Illuminating failed to fully prepare for and respond to... (Read more)

4 / 29 / 2021

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Biden gives Congress his vision to ‘win the 21st century’ – scholars react

President Joe Biden spoke to Congress April 28, 2021, with a historic duo flanking him: two women, one of... (Read more)

4 / 29 / 2021

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Norwalk Council roundup: Parks master plan, gender neutrality, public safety

NORWALK, Conn. — On Tuesday, the Norwalk Common Council unanimously: Moved forward with work on a new Recreation &... (Read more)

4 / 28 / 2021

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Norwalk to host public meeting on industrial zones study

NORWALK, Conn. — What does industry look like in the 21st century? Where should industrial zones be located in... (Read more)

4 / 28 / 2021

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NPS calls Norwalk budget strategy ‘fiscally irresponsible’

NORWALK, Conn. — A debate over what constitutes “the greatest good” that can come of federal COVID-19 relief money... (Read more)

4 / 27 / 2021

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Clinics across Connecticut to start taking walk-ups for COVID vaccine

Dozens of vaccine providers across Connecticut will offer walk-up appointments for COVID-19 shots beginning Tuesday. More than 50 sites... (Read more)

4 / 27 / 2021

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The other George Floyd story: How media freedom led to conviction in his killer’s trial

  When 17-year-old Darnella Frazier started recording video of Minneapolis policeman Derek Chauvin murdering George Floyd, she initiated a... (Read more)

4 / 26 / 2021

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Norwalk developer thinks big, ‘long-term:’ helicopters for a Wall Street transit hub

Updated, 2 p.m. Wednesday: More information. NORWALK, Conn. — Nate Dillard’s surprise plan for Norwalk Center includes vertical lift... (Read more)

4 / 26 / 2021

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Six reasons to decrease military spending on Earth Day weekend

Here is a sobering look at the choices ahead: (Read more)

4 / 25 / 2021

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