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Showing 4/9/2021 to 3/22/2021

Chick-Fil-A looks to ‘interim solution’ for Connecticut Avenue traffic tie ups

NORWALK, Conn. — Chick-fil-A owners have produced a plan to alleviate the traffic jams their Connecticut Avenue restaurant is... (Read more)

4 / 9 / 2021

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City to consider athletic fields as location for new Norwalk High School

Updated, 3 p.m.: Information added, headline adjusted. NORWALK, Conn. — The City has settled upon an architect to design... (Read more)

4 / 8 / 2021

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Norwalk Council questions school bathroom needs

NORWALK, Conn. — Two Norwalk Common Council members are pushing back on parental perceptions that middle school bathrooms need... (Read more)

4 / 8 / 2021

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A Norwalk photo #93

NORWALK, Conn. — Strawberry Hill Avenue is slated to be closed from 6 a.m. Saturday to 3 a.m. Sunday... (Read more)

4 / 7 / 2021

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‘POKO’ lawsuit expected to inspire $200K in legal fees by June 30

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk’s tax board has authorized a $282,000 budget transfer to cover legal fees in the “POKO”... (Read more)

4 / 7 / 2021

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Norwalk BET agrees to no tax increase next year, keeps school funding flat

NORWALK, Conn. — You appear to be set for virtually no increase in your Norwalk property taxes this year,... (Read more)

4 / 6 / 2021

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Norwalk Fair Rent lawyer heads for Housing Authority, creating two job openings

NORWALK, Conn. — Anna Keegan is leaving her position as Norwalk’s Acting Director of the Human Relations and Fair... (Read more)

4 / 6 / 2021

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What’s the future of Norwalk Sailing School site?

NORWALK, Conn. — Many people question what will happen at the Calf Pasture Beach Norwalk Sailing School site, now... (Read more)

4 / 5 / 2021

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Norwalk SpEd parent hopes society will better accommodate autistic workers

NORWALK, Conn. — One in 54 children aged 8 years old has autism spectrum disorder, or ASD, a recent... (Read more)

4 / 4 / 2021

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A Norwalk photo #92

NORWALK, Conn. — An “iconic SONO wall sculpture” was hung Thursday on Harbourside SoNo, six-story 129-unit apartment complex that... (Read more)

4 / 3 / 2021

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Norwalk photos: Eggy yard

NORWALK, Conn. — This festive scene is on Riverside Avenue, near Belden Avenue. (Read more)

4 / 3 / 2021

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State’s ‘missing link’ trail work leads to Norwalkers missing trees

NORWALK, Conn. — The long-awaited effort to connect Norwalk River Valley Trail segments just off Route 7, eliminating a... (Read more)

4 / 2 / 2021

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NancyOnNorwalk April Fools post sparks confusion at City Hall

NORWALK, Conn. — An attempt at an April Fools’ joke sparked a bit of backlash and confusion at City... (Read more)

4 / 1 / 2021

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SoNo Collection to be artist’s focus project **

NORWALK, Conn. — On a cold day last December, 23-year-old artist Katsuki Bakugou stood on West Avenue staring at... (Read more)

4 / 1 / 2021

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Norwalk Recs & Parks director exiting, headed for Florida

NORWALK, Conn. — Nick Roberts is leaving Norwalk, just two years after becoming Director of Recreation and Parks.  He... (Read more)

4 / 1 / 2021

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Norwalk photos: West Rocks soccer field construction

NORWALK, Conn. — Construction on the West Rocks Middle School soccer field began in November. NancyOnNorwalk snapped these photos... (Read more)

4 / 1 / 2021

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Norwalk City Hall to remain closed to public until late 2022, at least ***

NORWALK, Conn. — Due to the ongoing COVID pandemic, Norwalk City Hall will remain closed to the public and... (Read more)

4 / 1 / 2021

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A Norwalk photo #91

NORWALK, Conn. — Here we have Town Clerk Rick McQuaid, Tuesday on Connecticut Avenue. McQuaid said he’s turning 65... (Read more)

3 / 31 / 2021

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Norwalk maternity home expands; child abuse prevention, Clark concert & a conservation discussion

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk announcements for you: Malta House celebrates its new digs Child Abuse Prevention Day event... (Read more)

3 / 31 / 2021

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Norwalk Sailing School owner says he won’t respond to City’s RFP

NORWALK, Conn. — Bruce Caslowitz, a longtime fixture on the Norwalk waterfront, is throwing in the towel after 36... (Read more)

3 / 30 / 2021

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Norwalk personnel changes: Communications role shifts, grants person expected

New IT director on the job; Fire Department promotes 10 NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk’s communication manager will soon stop... (Read more)

3 / 29 / 2021

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Norwalk seeks firefighter candidates

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk is hiring 20 firefighters by the end of 2022 and wants the word to get... (Read more)

3 / 26 / 2021

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Dry Dock to run Oak Hills restaurant

NORWALK, Conn. — The owners of the popular Dry Dock restaurant on Main Street are taking on the food... (Read more)

3 / 26 / 2021

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Norwalk BET hears parents plead for school funding

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk parents turned out Wednesday to pressure the City’s tax board to fund Norwalk Public Schools.... (Read more)

3 / 25 / 2021

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Rilling says yes to Silvermine driveway work, bathroom renovations, library work

NORWALK, Conn. — Mayor Harry Rilling is seeking to fund the Silvermine Elementary School driveway project entirely this year... (Read more)

3 / 25 / 2021

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OHPA looks to increase revenue in new food service agreement

NORWALK, Conn. — The new restauranteur at Oak Hills Park – whoever that is – will pay a percentage... (Read more)

3 / 24 / 2021

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Norwalk photos: Egg trees

NORWALK, Conn. — John Levin sent these photos, commenting, “Shepard Street is ready for Easter.” (Read more)

3 / 24 / 2021

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Norwalk BET sets public agenda while waiting for federal info

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk has a new goal for its developing budget: no tax increase next year. A pile... (Read more)

3 / 23 / 2021

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COVID-19: Schools relax a bit

NORWALK, Conn. — As Norwalk surpasses 10,000 COVID-19 cases, there’s some good news: Norwalk Public Schools has more space... (Read more)

3 / 23 / 2021

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‘Mistake’ keeps public finance commentary from public

Updated 11:55 p.m.: Information added. 12:45 p.m.: Comments from BoE Chairman Colin Hosten. Correction, public hearing is not tonight.... (Read more)

3 / 22 / 2021

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