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Showing 9/21/2021 to 8/13/2021

A look at the decision to reverse NPS high school start time move, and its ‘complex’ origins

NORWALK, Conn. — Even as Norwalk Public Schools works to revert to its 2019-20 bell time schedule the outcry... (Read more)

9 / 21 / 2021

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Norwalk Council greenlights latest artificial turf field, for BMHS softball players

NORWALK, Conn. — The city is going ahead with artificial turf for the new softball field at Brien McMahon... (Read more)

9 / 20 / 2021

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Norwalk photos: Oyster Fest

NORWALK, Conn. — Tremendous crowds greeted the Oyster Festival after its one-year absence, Norwalk Seaport Association President Mike Reilly... (Read more)

9 / 20 / 2021

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Norwalk Dems begin Get Out the Vote campaign

NORWALK, Conn. — Mayor Harry Rilling knows he’s not a shoo-in, he said Saturday. Norwalk Democrats held a campaign... (Read more)

9 / 20 / 2021

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Recount confirms primary results, District C Dems will vote again

NORWALK, Conn. — The results of Tuesday’s primary have been confirmed. “Jenn McMurrer wins and becomes one of the... (Read more)

9 / 17 / 2021

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Activists, Norwalk business man, urge action on climate change

NORWALK, Conn. — Look at Norwalk and see how much of it is 10 feet above sea level, Martin... (Read more)

9 / 17 / 2021

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Norwalk Republican endorsed by firefighters as Dems work to sort it out

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk firefighters have thrown their support to District C Republican Read Auerbach in his quest to... (Read more)

9 / 17 / 2021

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Eversource plans to underground transmission lines advanced by Norwalk Public Works Committee, Planning Commission

NORWALK, Conn. — As a part of the Walk Bridge project, Eversource has been planning to underground its transmission... (Read more)

9 / 16 / 2021

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Norwalk photos: Half a building?

NORWALK, Conn. — It’s an odd site – half a building faces East Avenue. Bradford Craighead, under BPC Capital... (Read more)

9 / 16 / 2021

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McMurrer and Fairbairn give Kydes a jolt – recount will determine primary winners

NORWALK, Conn. — Nine months ago, John Kydes was thinking maybe he’d run for Mayor this year. Now he... (Read more)

9 / 14 / 2021

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NPS considers ‘cost neutral’ plan to alleviate traffic gridlock

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Public Schools’ leadership is proposing that NPS elementary students go to school earlier and middle... (Read more)

9 / 14 / 2021

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A Democratic Norwalk primary in C: ‘It may be a healthy race’

NORWALK, Conn. — It will be an unusual primary Tuesday in Norwalk, as it’s been years since District C... (Read more)

9 / 13 / 2021

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A look at the Democratic primary candidates

NORWALK, Conn. — Four Norwalk Democrats are seeking to be their party’s candidates for District C Common Council on... (Read more)

9 / 13 / 2021

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Working Families Party announces endorsements; Kydes snubbed

NORWALK, Conn. — The Connecticut Working Families Party has announced endorsements, spurning an incumbent Democrat who is seeking to... (Read more)

9 / 12 / 2021

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Norwalk 9/11 ceremony remembers those who were lost, reflects on tragedy

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk marked the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11 on Friday with personal details of local residents... (Read more)

9 / 11 / 2021

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Critic’s tip highlights ‘uncommon practice’ by Kydes

NORWALK, Conn. — A Freedom of Information request for City records, inspired by a tip from a City Hall... (Read more)

9 / 10 / 2021

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Norwalk DPW laments Ida flooding as ‘act of God’

NORWALK, Conn. — Tropical Storm Ida dumped 5.56 inches of rain on Norwalk in just three hours last week,... (Read more)

9 / 8 / 2021

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Norwalk Parking Authority looks to COVID recovery

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk’s parking operations are returning to a more normal state, with numbers getting back to their... (Read more)

9 / 7 / 2021

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A Norwalk photo #118

NORWALK, Conn. — The Connecticut Green Bank, PosiGen, and the City of Norwalk recently celebrated the installation of 12 solar panels... (Read more)

9 / 7 / 2021

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Norwalk Haitian community seeks aid to home country

NORWALK, Conn. — Haiti is “on its knees” after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit Saturday morning, BBC quotes Haitian... (Read more)

8 / 20 / 2021

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Norwalk municipal employees and teachers ordered to get vaxxed or tested

NORWALK, Conn. — All City and Norwalk Public Schools employees are now required to either show proof of vaccination... (Read more)

8 / 20 / 2021

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Norwalk DPW plans Rowayton Avenue bridge replacement

NORWALK, Conn. — There’s a 4-foot deep “scour hole” under the Rowayton Avenue bridge and its obvious crack topside,... (Read more)

8 / 19 / 2021

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City plans NPD traffic stops, waste acceptance; elsewhere, a museum talk and a film festival

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk announcements for you: NPD plans ‘zero tolerance’ traffic stops Hazardous Waste Day is Aug.... (Read more)

8 / 19 / 2021

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Norwalk videos: SoNo 50

NORWALK, Conn. — It’s Norwalk’s tallest rooftop, owners of SONO 50 say in publicizing the updates to what was... (Read more)

8 / 18 / 2021

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Two Norwalk photos

NORWALK, Conn. — Mayor Harry Rilling said he took these photos Sunday from the deck at Harbor Lights, using... (Read more)

8 / 16 / 2021

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Norwalk political notes: Campaign oopsies and real estate hunt

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk political notes for you: Riddle launches campaign Facebook page Rilling selling real estate? He... (Read more)

8 / 16 / 2021

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Rilling: ‘We don’t want to get to 5%’

NORWALK, Conn. — Some question why Mayor Harry Rilling issued a mask mandate this week, when the test positivity... (Read more)

8 / 15 / 2021

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Norwalk photos: Black woman’s achievement

NORWALK, Conn. — Alexis Farrow says she “not only takes pride in opening a new business, but also opening the... (Read more)

8 / 15 / 2021

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Duff, Rilling, promote Sales Tax Free Week

NORWALK, Conn. — Sales Tax Free Week starts Saturday and it’s a great time to shop in The SoNo... (Read more)

8 / 13 / 2021

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Norwalk events, programs, scholarship awards and an NPD investigation

Updated, Aug. 25: Date of art show opening changed, per new press release. NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk announcements... (Read more)

8 / 13 / 2021

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