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Showing 5/28/2017 to 5/6/2017

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Opinion: Remembering Memorial Day

I’d like to take a moment to share with you a subject that is not about Democrats or Republicans.... (Read more)

5 / 28 / 2017

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Norwalk mayoral field widens, as Conroy announces run

NORWALK, Conn. —Norwalk Republicans have put forth a challenger for Mayor Harry Rilling – their chairman, Andy Conroy. Conroy... (Read more)

5 / 27 / 2017

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Rilling’s son arrested; confesses to opioid addiction

Updated, 10:30 p.m.: Information added. FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Fairfield Police Det. Stephen Rilling, the son of Norwalk Mayor Harry... (Read more)

5 / 26 / 2017

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Milligan, Norwalk Library Foundation, set to tangle in court

NORWALK, Conn. – An appeal challenging the construction of apartments next to the Norwalk Public Library is going to... (Read more)

5 / 26 / 2017

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Time to keep pets legal; donations sought to restore historic Nathan Hale monument

NORWALK, Conn. —  Here’s a roundup of contemporary Norwalk happenings: Time to get your dog licensed Animal Control offers... (Read more)

5 / 26 / 2017

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GGP greenlighted for hotel-less SoNo Collection

Updated, 5 p.m., clarification; 1:22 a.m.: Full story. NORWALK, Conn. – A deal specifying a $3.5 million payment to... (Read more)

5 / 23 / 2017

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Thorough Manresa Island cleanup cost pegged at $31M to $60M

Updated, 2:30 p.m.: PDF of PowerPoint presentation added.  NORWALK, Conn. – A “shallow excavation” of part of Manresa Island... (Read more)

5 / 23 / 2017

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GGP’s hotel-less mall hitting ‘homestretch’

Correction, 7:31 p.m.: GGP originally said construction would begin in 2015.  NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk could be figuring out... (Read more)

5 / 23 / 2017

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Norwalk Police honor own

Updated, 3:20 p.m.: NPD list of honorees. NORWALK, Conn. – The fourth annual Norwalk Police Department Awards Ceremony honored... (Read more)

5 / 23 / 2017

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Kleppin: Written comment is welcome on Firetree application

Updated, 5:50 p.m.: Date for hearing is June 7. NORWALK, Conn. – You can still write in with comments... (Read more)

5 / 23 / 2017

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Norwalk political notes: No park at the would-be mosque

NORWALK, Conn. – Here’s what we have for you in political notes this Monday: No park at 127 Fillow;... (Read more)

5 / 22 / 2017

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ZBA chairman explains meeting cancellation

Correction/clarification, 4:10 p.m.: Second email was from Rich Bonenfant. NORWALK, Conn. — A mistake led to the cancellation of... (Read more)

5 / 20 / 2017

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ZBA cancels Firetree hearing, looks to reschedule

NORWALK, Conn. — It’s really just a matter of not being able to get a quorum, Zoning Board of... (Read more)

5 / 19 / 2017

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Correction: No funding yet for Wall Street train station study

NORWALK, Conn. — A press release announcing funding for a $250,000 study on the feasibility of a Wall Street... (Read more)

5 / 19 / 2017

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A documentary for teens, an event for families and a Manresa Island study workshop

Updated, 1:39 p.m.: Manresa Island survey link made functional. NORWALK, Conn. —  Here’s a sampling of imminent Norwalk happenings: A documentary:... (Read more)

5 / 19 / 2017

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Firetree, Norwalk neighbors, to continue argument to Zoning Board of Appeals

Updated, 6:16 p.m.: Meeting cancelled due to lack of a quorum. NORWALK, Conn. – Attorneys representing Firetree LTD have... (Read more)

5 / 18 / 2017

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Norwalk Council set to consider GGP’s hotel-less mall next week

NORWALK, Conn. – Opinions from the public Monday were weighted against building The SoNo Collection, as currently desired by... (Read more)

5 / 16 / 2017

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Morris, in bid to be Norwalk mayor, talks of ideas

NORWALK, Conn. – It’s coming, Bruce Morris said, of the mayoral campaign announcement he has promised. “I may have... (Read more)

5 / 15 / 2017

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Norwalk’s Pathways at Briggs school going through changes

NORWALK, Conn. – The high school formerly known as “Briggs” may be moving to South Norwalk, Mayor Harry Rilling... (Read more)

5 / 15 / 2017

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Connecticut spending $250K to investigate new train stop for Norwalk

NORWALK, Conn. – Mike McGuire’s push to get a train station for the Wall Street area has hit pay... (Read more)

5 / 12 / 2017

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Norwalk Parking Authority’s expected $972K from tickets draws concern

NORWALK, Conn. – Money has piled up for Norwalk Parking Authority simultaneously with an increase in ticketing. While Parking... (Read more)

5 / 12 / 2017

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Kinol expects new West Avenue construction soon

NORWALK, Conn. – New plans for what was the Loehman’s Plaza will be submitted next week, developer Paxton Kinol... (Read more)

5 / 12 / 2017

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NPS struggles again with SpEd cost overrun, this time $1.6M

NORWALK, Conn. – Plans are being made to cover a $1.6 million shortfall in Norwalk Public Schools’ Special Education... (Read more)

5 / 11 / 2017

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Norwalk – a sliver, anyway – weighs in on The SoNo Collection

NORWALK, Conn. — The debate continued Tuesday, with three GGP supporters giving one point of view to the Common... (Read more)

5 / 10 / 2017

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Norwalk Council to consider ‘win-win’ library lot purchase agreement

Correction, 1:44 p.m.: 11 Belden Ave.; make up of library Board. NORWALK, Conn. – A tentative deal has been... (Read more)

5 / 9 / 2017

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Norwalk political notes: A candidate; GGP needs a new HQ

NORWALK, Conn. – Here’s what we have for you in political notes this Tuesday: Kassimis running – for Council... (Read more)

5 / 9 / 2017

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Publicly funded elections promote good government

To the Editor: It is distressing to learn that some of our state legislators hope to eliminate Connecticut’s highly... (Read more)

5 / 8 / 2017

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Khan urges political activism in ‘difficult time’

NORWALK, Conn. – Khizr Khan, who rose to national prominence when he spoke last year at the Democratic National... (Read more)

5 / 8 / 2017

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Norwalk officials celebrate construction of SoNo hotel

NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk doesn’t have a better investor than Tom Rich, Mayor Harry Rilling said, as officials came... (Read more)

5 / 8 / 2017

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Norwalk Council tackles its $3.5M hotel-less mall issue

Updated, 12:10 p.m.: Clarification about Bloomingdale’s lease. NORWALK, Conn. — The SoNo Collection will not be a purely luxury... (Read more)

5 / 6 / 2017

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