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Norwalk NAACP: ‘Enough is enough’

Updated, 2 p.m.: Comment from Heidi Keyes, more information.  NORWALK, Conn. — The controversy over comments made by Norwalk... (Read more)

11 / 12 / 2019

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Duff calls on Barbis to ‘do the right thing’

NORWALK, Conn. – State Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff (D-25) has released a statement calling on Norwalk Board of... (Read more)

11 / 8 / 2019

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‘Vile’ Barbis email inspires NAACP promise to march on Norwalk

Updated 2:24 p.m: Duff statement added; 1:34 p.m.: Video of entire meeting added. NORWALK, Conn. – Two days after... (Read more)

11 / 8 / 2019

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Norwalk election roundup: Brinton concedes; constable consternation and BoE ‘quality’

Updated, 12:32 p.m.: Romano concedes; Absentee ballots counted; Nov. 8, photo added.  NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk election notes: Brinton accepts... (Read more)

11 / 7 / 2019

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Rilling wins reelection; Democrats crush Republicans again

(Updated, 4:40 a.m.: Complete story.) NORWALK, Conn. — Mayor Harry Rilling has defeated Republican-endorsed challenger Lisa Brinton and won... (Read more)

11 / 5 / 2019

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2019: Getting out the vote

  Editor’s note: This story also includes a list of the candidates and other information. Updated at 1:50 p.m.,... (Read more)

11 / 5 / 2019

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Rilling endorsement; a BoE policy and a ‘jobs report’

NORWALK, Conn. – Some Norwalk electoral news for you: Rilling announces endorsement by Murphy, Blumenthal, Himes and Tong No,... (Read more)

11 / 4 / 2019

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Norwalk BoE & Mayoral candidates CONECT with racial, gun issues

NORWALK, Conn. – From racial disparities to religious accommodations, Norwalk Board of Education candidates have been put on the... (Read more)

11 / 4 / 2019

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Norwalk NAACP leader condemns Barbis anew; Barbis apologizes, accuses Rilling camp

Editor’s note: this story includes the content of an offensive email and references to offensive language. NORWALK, Conn. –... (Read more)

11 / 3 / 2019

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Meek defends BoE meeting attendance record

NORWALK, Conn. — Bryan Meek has attended 58.5% of full Norwalk Board of Education meetings in 2019, according to... (Read more)

11 / 3 / 2019

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NAACP To NPS: Why weren’t we told about racist slurs?

Updated, 5:44 p.m., Nov. 2: Headline and photo changed. NORWALK, Conn. – A swastika and the “N word” were... (Read more)

11 / 1 / 2019

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Norwalk District D BoE candidates opine

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Board of Education candidates were put on the spot Monday at the League of Women Voters... (Read more)

10 / 31 / 2019

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Rilling: Norwalk is a wonderful community

NORWALK, Conn. — It was a tale of two Norwalks when incumbent Mayor Harry Rilling, a Democrat, and his... (Read more)

10 / 28 / 2019

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Brinton: It’s a problem that the Mayor doesn’t think there’s a problem

NORWALK, Conn. — It was a tale of two Norwalks when incumbent Mayor Harry Rilling, a Democrat, and his... (Read more)

10 / 28 / 2019

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A Norwalk photo #25

NORWALK, Conn. — This photo was submitted by Jefferson Elementary School third grade teacher Shonna Mitchell. “My class had... (Read more)

10 / 23 / 2019

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Norwalk, meet your Board of Education candidates

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk voters are selecting in-district Board of Education members on Nov. 5. Two races are already... (Read more)

10 / 21 / 2019

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Norwalk BoE made right decision on high school start time

The Norwalk Board of Education recently voted to change the high school start time to 8:30 at the recommendations... (Read more)

10 / 20 / 2019

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Lyons closes eight years on Norwalk Board of Education

NORWALK, Conn. — There’s no role in government more thankless than being on the Board of Education, Mike Lyons... (Read more)

10 / 18 / 2019

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Norwalk political notes: Rilling, Barbis, answer critics

Updated, 1:37 p.m.: More information. NORWALK, Conn. – Some Norwalk political notes for you: Rilling: ‘I saw the press... (Read more)

10 / 17 / 2019

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Norwalk BoE greenlights plan to help teens sleep more

NORWALK, Conn. – The plan to push back Norwalk public high school start times by an hour was approved... (Read more)

10 / 16 / 2019

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Adamowski: NPS needs $1.2M to deal with immigrant influx

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Public Schools needs an additional $1.2 million this year to cover the expense of unexpected... (Read more)

10 / 11 / 2019

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Norwalkers slam plan to delay high school start times

Correction, 4:20 p.m.: Mike Barbis made no definitive statements in support of the plan to change high school start... (Read more)

10 / 9 / 2019

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District A BoE candidates express their views to Norwalk SpEd parents

NORWALK, Conn. – Godfrey Azima says he’s learned that he’d rather be part of the solution than be one... (Read more)

10 / 4 / 2019

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NPS looks to upgrade its student counseling services

NORWALK, Conn. — Efforts to “rachet up” Norwalk Public Schools’ student counseling services to reflect national best practices have... (Read more)

10 / 3 / 2019

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Norwalk BoE women, no BoE men, expected at NAACP banquet

NORWALK, Conn. – The annual NAACP Freedom Fund banquet, which last year reflected a deep rift between the Board... (Read more)

10 / 2 / 2019

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District C BoE candidates opine to Norwalk SpEd parents

NORWALK, Conn. – This year’s Norwalk Board of Education candidates have expressed their views in front of an audience... (Read more)

10 / 1 / 2019

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District D BoE candidates opine to Norwalk SpEd parents

Updated, 11:30 p.m.: Additional video. NORWALK, Conn. – This year’s Norwalk Board of Education candidates have expressed their views... (Read more)

9 / 30 / 2019

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Numbers tell tale of expected ‘retooling’

Updated, 3:54 p.m.: PDF added. NORWALK, Conn. — In calculating the cost of educating the unprecedented numbers of immigrant... (Read more)

9 / 23 / 2019

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NPS sees ‘fairly large influx’ of immigrant students

NORWALK, Conn. – A large influx of immigrant children is bumping up the already burgeoning English Language Learner population... (Read more)

9 / 19 / 2019

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Norwalk political roundup: Dollars and sense

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk political information: Rainy Day Fund untouched, Norwalk has 2018-19 budget surplus Clarifications on the... (Read more)

9 / 16 / 2019

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