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Showing 6/24/2018 to 2/11/2018

Reflections from the Norwalk Lit Crawl

Once a year, Norwalk comes together to read aloud the literature that moves us.  We share pain, loss, transformation,... (Read more)

6 / 24 / 2018

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Honoring ‘Mr. P,’ Columbus Magnet’s founding principal

Updated, 4:47pm: Copy edit Arthur J. Perschino, 86, founding principal of the Columbus Magnet School, passed away June 14... (Read more)

6 / 21 / 2018

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Managing a smarter city

One of the first things you learn in business school is that you can’t manage what you don’t know.... (Read more)

6 / 10 / 2018

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How yoga can help nature

Audrey Cozzarin is a Norwalk resident, and member of the Oak Hills Park Nature Advisory Committee. She teaches the... (Read more)

6 / 10 / 2018

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Consultant needed in Norwalk’s proposed reorganization

This is an open letter to members of the Common Council, Mayor Harry Rilling and Assistant to the Mayor Laoise... (Read more)

6 / 7 / 2018

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The artist and the astronaut

Ilan Ramon, a colonel in the Israeli air force and one of seven astronauts killed on Feb. 1, 2003... (Read more)

5 / 28 / 2018

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In defense of the lowly dandelion

Dandelions are popping up everywhere right now. I love seeing the bright yellow face of the dandelion flower, creating... (Read more)

5 / 27 / 2018

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A local rebuttal to comments by our Governor

Well, I understand that our outgoing Governor delivered 13 minutes of red meat Friday night for the Democratic Party... (Read more)

5 / 20 / 2018

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From the sublime to the ridiculous, by appointment only

Donna Smirniotopoulos is a member of the Coalition of Norwalk Neighborhood Associations (CNNA) Provisional Executive Committee and leads the neighborhood... (Read more)

5 / 20 / 2018

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The farce in Syria

Good day, Editor,   I recently met up with a gentleman who I have known for a number of... (Read more)

5 / 13 / 2018

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Vote Langella for District B

Editor’s note: District B Democrats will meet May 7 to discuss recommending a new Council member, not vote, District... (Read more)

4 / 29 / 2018

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An open letter about City planning and revenue

Lisa Brinton, a former mayoral candidate, recently said it’s too soon to say if she’s running for Mayor in 2019.  Dear... (Read more)

4 / 29 / 2018

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Norwalk’s lost opportunity

City Hall has dropped the ball with the GGP opportunity for revitalizing our long shabby downtown. Several decades after... (Read more)

4 / 29 / 2018

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Make every day ‘Earth Day’

As a resident of Norwalk and citizen of planet earth, I recall the first “Earth Day” in 1970 when... (Read more)

4 / 22 / 2018

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Support Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike Handler

To the editor: I am writing in support of Mike Handler for Governor and to spread the word about... (Read more)

4 / 15 / 2018

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Norwalk Library’s parking project has begun

To the Editor: The Norwalk Library Board is pleased to announce that construction started this week on the expansion... (Read more)

4 / 8 / 2018

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Soul of the Republic II

Good day, Editor, Previously this writer loosed his criticisms on the proposed monstrosity opposite the East Norwalk Railroad Station;... (Read more)

4 / 1 / 2018

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Please expand the HELP program

Hello, I’d like to say special thanks to the HELP program here in Norwalk, CT. My name is Natalia... (Read more)

4 / 1 / 2018

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Soul of the Republic, being played out in East Norwalk?

The Norwalk Zoning Commission’s public hearing on the mixed use development proposed for 230 East Ave. is expected to continue... (Read more)

3 / 20 / 2018

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Suppose we were serious about curbing gun violence?

First question is whether we can really curb our gun violence epidemic with 300 million guns in circulation, 100... (Read more)

3 / 11 / 2018

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Hoping that the country’s youth will lead much needed revolution

Good day, Editor, This writer used to be a competitive shooter.  Long-range hand gunning, a sport known as Handgun... (Read more)

3 / 4 / 2018

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Oh, freedom!

“…Oh freedom over me and before I’ll be a slave, I’ll be buried in my grave, and go home... (Read more)

2 / 25 / 2018

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Are 300 million firearms in circulation the basic problem?

After the latest mass shooting in Florida the nation collectively goes through the same expressions of outrage, demands for... (Read more)

2 / 25 / 2018

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Norwalk needs to ban fracking waste

Editor’s note: The Ordinance Committee is considering this issue today, Tuesday, Feb. 20. To the editor: My name is... (Read more)

2 / 19 / 2018

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South Norwalk: Attend Monday’s community conversation

Dear South Norwalk Community, As we are all aware, the City is undergoing a major transformation with the current... (Read more)

2 / 19 / 2018

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Where’s all that development revenue?

City department heads and the BOE have put in their 2018-19 budget requests.  State finances being what they are,... (Read more)

2 / 18 / 2018

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We shall not be moved

This Black History Month I have been motivated to honor the struggle of our Black History through a four... (Read more)

2 / 18 / 2018

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Ain’t gonna let nobody turn me around

This Black History Month I have been motivated to honor the struggle of our Black History through a four... (Read more)

2 / 15 / 2018

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Americans need to stand up for Constitution and the Bill of Rights

Good day, Editor,   Much of what passes for news, entertainment or even culture reeks with an unrefined commonality... (Read more)

2 / 11 / 2018

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Keep your eyes on the prize

This Black History Month, I have been motivated to honor the struggle of our Black History through a four-part... (Read more)

2 / 11 / 2018

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