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Showing 6/23/2020 to 5/29/2020

Some Norwalk photos: Signs of the times

NORWALK, Conn. — Paul Cantor presents you these photographs, all but one taken on his bike rides or walks... (Read more)

6 / 23 / 2020

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Brand names

The owners of Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben’s, along with others, have ceased using those brand names because they... (Read more)

6 / 21 / 2020

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Young Norwalker again seeks to be NAACP ‘Sead of Change’

NORWALK, Conn. — Jalin Sead would like to be the next Norwalk branch NAACP President and is beginning his... (Read more)

6 / 19 / 2020

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Juneteenth scaled back in light of COVID-19 concerns

NORWALK, Conn. – The Juneteenth rally scheduled for Friday in Veterans Park has been scaled back to a protest... (Read more)

6 / 18 / 2020

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ConnDOT explains construction plan for Manresa Island

NORWALK, Conn. – State officials and construction consultants on Tuesday assured Norwalk residents that the plan to use Manresa... (Read more)

6 / 17 / 2020

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Inquiry on campaign complaint nets ‘stupid back and forth’

NORWALK, Conn. – On Nov. 6, the day after the City’s last election, leading Norwalk Democrat Ed Camacho dropped... (Read more)

6 / 17 / 2020

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Norwalk political notes: An omission; beach parking lot yet to fill, non-residents turned away

Updated, 3:33 p.m.: Comment from Josh Morgan. NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk political notes: Penn-Williams questions BoE statement Beach... (Read more)

6 / 16 / 2020

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Celebrating a community member’s service and accomplishments

We are celebrating 25 years of professional writing for one of our own.  The writer who’s not interested in... (Read more)

6 / 15 / 2020

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Parking enforcement to resume; Norwalk library seeks book returns, movie theater reopening, NRVT spotlights pets

NORWALK, Conn. – Some Norwalk happenings: Norwalk resuming parking enforcement Wednesday Library book drop to reopen Bow Tie Cinemas... (Read more)

6 / 14 / 2020

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During Floyd protests, media industry reckons with long history of collaboration with law enforcement

  In a recent interview, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison was asked why it’s so difficult to prosecute cases... (Read more)

6 / 13 / 2020

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Norwalk NAACP joins with area law enforcement to ‘collaborate on ongoing basis’

NORWALK, Conn. — The Norwalk Branch NAACP is working with area law enforcement “to affirm our relationship and to... (Read more)

6 / 12 / 2020

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Norwalk Common Council seeks action, says ‘humanity is at a crossroads’

NORWALK, Conn. — The Norwalk Common Council has unanimously condemned “the senseless killing of George Floyd by police officers... (Read more)

6 / 11 / 2020

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Rilling reflects on pandemic developments

NORWALK, Conn. – Mayor Harry Rilling supports the Black Lives Matter protests. At the same time, he shares the... (Read more)

6 / 10 / 2020

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Rilling slams critics in wake of daughter’s arrest

NORWALK, Conn. — Mayor Harry Rilling says he’s standing by his daughter as she faces charges stemming from the... (Read more)

6 / 10 / 2020

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Norwalk political notes: A grant to help children, grants for campaign funding

Updated, 2:30 p.m. Thursday, information from Fred Wilms; 6:13 p.m. Wednesday, information from Lucy Dathan. Correction, Dathan applied in... (Read more)

6 / 10 / 2020

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Developer proposes 1,303 apartments for Glover Avenue

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Zoners are considering a proposal for a mixed-use complex called “North Seven” on a 16.9-acre tract... (Read more)

6 / 9 / 2020

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A Norwalk photo #54

NORWALK, Conn. – Jed Lewis says he took this photo Monday. (Read more)

6 / 9 / 2020

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Black Lives Matter protestors peacefully gather in Norwalk

NORWALK, Conn. – Black Lives Matter protestors gathered Saturday in Norwalk, shutting down Interstate 95 for the second weekend... (Read more)

6 / 7 / 2020

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Norwalkers ponder ConnDOT plan for Manresa Island

NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk’s harbor keepers are keen to know what the Connecticut Department of Transportation is planning for... (Read more)

6 / 5 / 2020

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Norwalk protestors hope for change

NORWALK, Conn. — Jalin Sead looked back Sunday and was shocked to see how many people were following him... (Read more)

6 / 4 / 2020

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Policing, education highlight Norwalk town hall meeting

NORWALK, Conn. — From Norwalk police department policies to racial issues in the school system, from housing policies to... (Read more)

6 / 3 / 2020

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Norwalk political notes: Manresa, a partnership, and a new sewage plant operator

NORWALK, Conn. — Some political developments for you: ConnDOT targets Manresa Island for Walk Bridge project Two Council Democrats... (Read more)

6 / 3 / 2020

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We vow to do better

The recent police brutality and murder of George Floyd has prompted me to remind our members that the work... (Read more)

6 / 2 / 2020

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Norwalk tax Board approves budget, hears Oak Hills Update

Correction, 3:30 p.m. Thursday: Tax levy is $351.6 million; 6 p.m., Wednesday: Budget is $385.6 million. NORWALK, Conn. –... (Read more)

6 / 2 / 2020

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Stamford judge rules against Milligan’s motion, POKO case to continue

NORWALK, Conn. – The judge in the POKO lawsuit has denied every argument made in Jason Milligan’s attempt to... (Read more)

6 / 1 / 2020

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Peaceful Norwalk protest makes an impression

Updated: 9:46 p.m.:Video added, Chief Kulhawik interview. NORWALK, Conn. — Hundreds of people gathered Sunday in Norwalk for a... (Read more)

5 / 31 / 2020

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Rilling: ‘My heart breaks’

NORWALK, Conn. – As activists prepared Saturday for a Norwalk protest of George Floyd’s untimely death 1,200 miles away,... (Read more)

5 / 31 / 2020

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Norwalk parking meters resume operation June 1

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk parking meters will be back in operation Monday, by unanimous vote of the Parking Authority.... (Read more)

5 / 29 / 2020

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Norwalk Democrats endorse Perone, Simms and Wells

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Democrats completed their fall slate this week, endorsing Chris Perone, Travis Simms and Stuart Wells... (Read more)

5 / 29 / 2020

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Norwalk officials provide update on COVID-19 recovery

NORWALK, Conn. — As Norwalk begins its reopening process, officials from the police, fire, recreation and parks, emergency management... (Read more)

5 / 29 / 2020

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