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Showing 1/19/2021 to 12/22/2020

Rowayton residents allege 6TD ‘tactics’ led to vote against BLM sign

NORWALK, Conn. — Rowayton has resoundingly rejected the proposed return of a Black Live Matter sign to their community... (Read more)

1 / 19 / 2021

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Norwalk Council offers first public feedback on BoE budget request

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Public Schools representatives began the annual attempt to persuade Common Council members to meet their... (Read more)

1 / 18 / 2021

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Norwalk political notes: A ‘day on,’ condemnation and a proclamation

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk political notes for you: Rilling on MLK Day: Perform an act of kindness A... (Read more)

1 / 18 / 2021

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COVID-19 update: Nine recent deaths, 7,600 total positives

NORWALK, Conn. — The Norwalk COVID-19 death toll has risen to 191. Mayor Harry Rilling’s Saturday coronavirus update said... (Read more)

1 / 17 / 2021

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Norwalk hit by successful assessment appeals, Finance Department unfazed

Updated, 5 a.m. Saturday: Comment from Norwalk Communications Manager Josh Morgan, additional information, edits. 5 p.m. Saturday: copy edit.... (Read more)

1 / 15 / 2021

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Norwalk NAACP set to vote on officers, with Sead challenging Penn-Williams

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk NAACP members are expected to choose next month between challenger Jalin Sead and incumbent Brenda... (Read more)

1 / 14 / 2021

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NPS explains plan for $7 million welcome center, $46 million career school

NORWALK, Conn. — Surprise capital budget requests got their first public airing Tuesday as the Norwalk Board of Education... (Read more)

1 / 13 / 2021

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Norwalk DTC vigil: Calls for accountability, healing in response to attack on the U.S. Capitol

NORWALK, Conn. — Messages of sadness, anger, frustration, and some small messages of hope were shared at a “DTC... (Read more)

1 / 13 / 2021

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Norwalk political notes: BoE Committees, reactions to Capitol riot, an achievement and a quiet contract

NORWALK, Conn. — A political roundup for you: BoE Committees shift; Barbis frozen out again DTC plans vigil Moccia... (Read more)

1 / 12 / 2021

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Norwalk BoE to consider recommended $11.7M budget increase

NORWALK, Conn. — The recommended Norwalk Public Schools budget for the coming school year comes with a $11.7 million... (Read more)

1 / 12 / 2021

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Norwalk video: Caroling in the new year

NORWALK, Conn. — John Levin says he was strolling in SoNo on New Year’s eve and came upon a”delightful... (Read more)

1 / 10 / 2021

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Arrested Norwalk Police officers said to be under the influence while on duty

Updated, 2:39 p.m.: Comment from Police Chief Thomas Kulhawik. NORWALK, Conn. — A pair of Norwalk Police officers who... (Read more)

1 / 8 / 2021

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Norwalk photos: Dawn

NORWALK, Conn. — Jay Zelermyer says he took these photos Wednesday morning at Ledgebrook Condominiums, on Scribner Avenue. (Read more)

1 / 8 / 2021

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Norwalk political leaders react to Trump-led violence in U.S. Capitol

Updated, 6:10 p.m.: Comment from Doug Hempstead; 1 p.m.: Comments from Lucy Dathan and Fred Wilms. NORWALK, Conn. —... (Read more)

1 / 7 / 2021

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The mob arrived. As police retook the Capitol, Himes told the story.

The first sign of trouble inside the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday came as lawmakers debated in a... (Read more)

1 / 6 / 2021

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COVID-19: More sad news; NPS adapting; City vaccinates

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk has lost an additional eight citizens due to COVID-19, Mayor Harry Rilling’s Tuesday update said.... (Read more)

1 / 6 / 2021

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Two Norwalk Police officers arrested after alleged on-duty encounter in hotel

Updated, 4:46 a.m.: Story complete. NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Police have arrested two members of their own department. Officers... (Read more)

1 / 6 / 2021

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Louise Esposito, 1931-2020

NORWALK, Conn. — Louise Esposito, wife of the late former longtime Norwalk Mayor Frank Esposito, died Dec. 23 at... (Read more)

1 / 6 / 2021

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‘POKO’ poised to clear latest hurdle

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Zoners appear poised to approve the revamped plans for Wall Street Place, commonly referred to... (Read more)

1 / 5 / 2021

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Norwalk accelerates its tree planting

NORWALK, Conn. — The City of Norwalk accelerated efforts in 2020 to plant trees and increase canopy coverage along... (Read more)

1 / 4 / 2021

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Norwalk photos: ‘All the trees are down …’

NORWALK, Conn. — Paul Cantor submitted these photos of a recent Oak Hills Park tree removal. Neither Oak Hills... (Read more)

1 / 4 / 2021

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A year of loss, reflected in NoN’s top 10 best read stories

NORWALK, Conn. — It was a year of lost loved ones, lost plans, wages, and hugs; a year of... (Read more)

12 / 31 / 2020

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Get tested, throw out the trash, contribute photos; learn about Maritime Aquarium trustees

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk announcements: COVID-19 testing in South Norwalk Norwalk historic effort seeks photos Garbage, recycling, yard... (Read more)

12 / 30 / 2020

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Rilling reports seven COVID-19 deaths

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk has announced an additional seven deaths due to COVID-19. Mayor Harry Rilling’s Tuesday update reported... (Read more)

12 / 30 / 2020

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COVID-19 testing, grace period for property taxes, Symphony seminars

NORWALK, Conn. – Some Norwalk announcements for you: Norwalk adds a new COVID-19 testing site Norwalk property tax due... (Read more)

12 / 29 / 2020

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On Zoom, men don’t like feeling watched and judged — but women are used to it

In Lewis Carroll’s Victorian classic Through the Looking-Glass, Alice steps through a mirror into a world that is a... (Read more)

12 / 28 / 2020

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There is still hope that the handshake will return

Eight months ago, I wrote, “Will handshakes survive the coronavirus pandemic?” (Hartford Courant, April 17, 2020.)  In that short... (Read more)

12 / 27 / 2020

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Norwalk photos: Santa in Silvermine

NORWALK, Conn. – Santa Claus began his Christmas Eve rounds early Thursday, parading through Silvermine on his way to... (Read more)

12 / 25 / 2020

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Norwalk hosts first COVID-19 vaccine town hall to discuss logistics, communications

NORWALK, Conn. — Logistics, outreach, and handling skepticism among different communities were just a few of the topics addressed... (Read more)

12 / 23 / 2020

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Norwalk Council member arrested in alleged assault

Updated, 2:21 p.m.: Police audio added, information added to story. Correction, Dec. 29. NORWALK, Conn. – Kadeem Roberts, a Norwalk... (Read more)

12 / 22 / 2020

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