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Showing 8/6/2020 to 7/16/2020

Norwalk photos: Windblown Tyvek

NORWALK, Conn. – Traffic lights and trees weren’t the only victims of Tropical Storm Isaias: Tyvek blew off Wall... (Read more)

8 / 6 / 2020

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PURA, Rilling agree: Eversource has fallen short

The chair of the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority said Wednesday that Eversource underestimated the threat of Tropical Storm Isaias,... (Read more)

8 / 5 / 2020

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Norwalk CFO: ‘I’m very, very pleased’

NORWALK, Conn. — Praise fell easily at Monday’s Board of Estimate and Taxation meeting in light of what Mayor... (Read more)

8 / 4 / 2020

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Norwalk takes ownership of sailboat, auction planned

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk has legally taken possession of Swany, a 72-foot sailboat left tied to the Veterans Park... (Read more)

8 / 4 / 2020

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Norwalk State Rep candidates adjust to campaigning in COVID-19 world

NORWALK, Conn. — Lawn-banking. Zoom town halls. Door-knocking with masks and materials in plastic bags. These are just a... (Read more)

8 / 3 / 2020

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Norwalk Redevelopment’s SoNo spruce up draws Planning Commission scrutiny

NORWALK, Conn. — Months, if not years, of anticipation fizzled into puzzled frustration and disappointment when Planning Commission Chairwoman... (Read more)

8 / 3 / 2020

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Norwalk educators fight for reopening funds from feds and State

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk educators joined in a statewide protest Thursday, lining up more than 50 cars in a... (Read more)

7 / 31 / 2020

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Norwalk Community Service Department aims to address gaps; update on Equity and Justice Commission

NORWALK, Conn. –  There were Norwalk families struggling even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Lamond Daniels, Norwalk’s Chief of... (Read more)

7 / 31 / 2020

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Norwalk Assistant Fire Chief King exits as rumors swirl

Updated, 3:32 p.m.: Additional information. NORWALK, Conn. — A rumor has proven to be true: Assistant Fire Chief Chris... (Read more)

7 / 31 / 2020

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NPS rejiggers reopening plan

NORWALK, Conn. – Half of Norwalk’s school children will attend classes at a time this fall, under a revised... (Read more)

7 / 30 / 2020

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Norwalk Mayor ‘disgusted’ by firefighter’s anti-Semitic comments; Council President ‘disturbed’

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk is working with the Anti-Defamation League to address anti-Semitism in the community, Mayor Harry Rilling... (Read more)

7 / 30 / 2020

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Norwalk Fire Department Lieutenant suspended after anti-Semitic comments

NORWALK, Conn. — A Norwalk firefighter is currently suspended from duty for one week without pay due to anti-Semitic... (Read more)

7 / 29 / 2020

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Norwalk questioning ‘integrity’ of NFD firefighter testing process

NORWALK, Conn. —An investigation is being conducted into the integrity of the latest Norwalk Fire Department testing process for... (Read more)

7 / 28 / 2020

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Norwalk BoE’s tech problems prompt comment: There ought to be a law

NORWALK, Conn. — Board of Education retreats are “tricky” even without COVID-19 as a challenge, Freedom of Information (FOI)... (Read more)

7 / 28 / 2020

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Norwalk photos and a video: Prayer walk

NORWALK, Conn. — About 60 people set out Saturday morning on a prayer walk organized to aid Norwalk in... (Read more)

7 / 28 / 2020

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NPS releases reopening plan, notes ‘considerable’ costs

NORWALK, Conn. — A plan to reopen Norwalk Public Schools has been sent to the state, on deadline. Norwalk... (Read more)

7 / 26 / 2020

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SoNo murals celebrate ‘renewal’ of Washington Street businesses

Updated at 2 a.m. Saturday to include additional information, headline changed. NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk celebrated its new Washington... (Read more)

7 / 24 / 2020

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Enterprise Zone expansion moves to Norwalk Council for a vote

NORWALK, Conn. — The Common Council is set to vote on the proposed expansion of Norwalk’s Enterprise Zone into... (Read more)

7 / 23 / 2020

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Norwalk Sailing School property to go out to bid, president asks why

NORWALK, Conn. — Bruce Caslowitz has been running the Norwalk Sailing School since 1985. For the first time since... (Read more)

7 / 23 / 2020

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Grants awarded, prayer walk planned, recycle your food

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk announcements for you: Norwalk awards grants for façade improvements Prayer walk aims to ease... (Read more)

7 / 23 / 2020

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Norwalk photos: Town green

NORWALK, Conn. — The late former Norwalk Mayor Frank Zullo has been memorialized with a rose garden on the... (Read more)

7 / 22 / 2020

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Norwalk neighbors demand answers on ConnDOT’s Manresa proposal

NORWALK, Conn. — Noise pollution, damage to wildlife, and a surge in traffic are among the concerns a group... (Read more)

7 / 22 / 2020

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Proposed SoNo fun complex would combine axe throwing, beer, and a kids’ craft venue

NORWALK, Conn. — “It’s kind of like darts, but of course they’re axes,” attorney Liz Suchy said. “You want... (Read more)

7 / 21 / 2020

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Norwalk political notes: City Hall staff, beach availability and an odd couple

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk political notes for you: Smith to become Republican Registrar Beach will be closed to... (Read more)

7 / 21 / 2020

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Norwalk photos: Ice Cream

NORWALK, Conn. — Sunday was National Ice Cream Day and Chapman Hyperlocal Media Inc. Board member John Levin was... (Read more)

7 / 21 / 2020

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Norwalk gets its share of the PPP loans

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk’s business community received between $180 to $348 million in the first round of the Paycheck... (Read more)

7 / 20 / 2020

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Federal grant to enhance Norwalk harbor security

NORWALK, Conn. — A nearly $400,000 federal grant will be used to enhance security of the city’s waterfront, including... (Read more)

7 / 18 / 2020

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Rilling to nonresidents: No Norwalk beach for you this weekend

NORWALK, Conn. — Nonresidents are restricted from Calf Pasture Beach this weekend, according to a press release. It said:... (Read more)

7 / 17 / 2020

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Artificial turf approved for West Rocks soccer field

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk is set to install artificial turf on the soccer field being built at West Rocks... (Read more)

7 / 17 / 2020

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Some Norwalk photos: West Avenue renovation

NORWALK, Conn. — The former First Church of Christ Scientist church on West Avenue is being converted into an... (Read more)

7 / 16 / 2020

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