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Showing 5/25/2020 to 1/9/2020

Memorial Day 2020 and the coronavirus

This year I won’t be attending the annual Memorial Day ceremony in Richard Kemper Memorial Park as I have... (Read more)

5 / 25 / 2020

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Commemorating those who made our history

Memorial Day is a time to reflect on the contributions of those who served in the military in times... (Read more)

5 / 24 / 2020

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Wood announces 2020 campaign

I’m pleased to announce that I will be running again for state representative in the 141st district — Darien,... (Read more)

5 / 20 / 2020

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Pedaling on

So what’s ya pedaling? Usually a bike.  But today, a walk.  Stay close.  But keep a distance. The sun... (Read more)

5 / 17 / 2020

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Norwalk: Are we really all in this together?

A host of medical and science experts have suggested we’ll be operating in a COVID-19 world for the next... (Read more)

5 / 10 / 2020

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Where I Stand

Mitigating thoughts about the pandemic: Currently, pending a vaccine, physical separation with lock-down have proven to be the only... (Read more)

5 / 10 / 2020

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Five trends to watch that will affect Connecticut’s budget

To say the coronavirus pandemic has turned our state, our nation, and our world upside down would not be... (Read more)

5 / 10 / 2020

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Small businesses need to unite

My name is Matthew Petrini and I am one of the owners at My 3 Sons in Norwalk.  My... (Read more)

5 / 1 / 2020

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Church during a pandemic

I serve as pastor of the Rowayton United Methodist Church, and we have been adapting as well as we can to... (Read more)

4 / 5 / 2020

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Shout out to NPS

I want to give a shout out to the Norwalk Public School System especially to the teachers at Nathan... (Read more)

4 / 2 / 2020

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Coronavirus update: Recovery bridge loans for Connecticut businesses

The state’s Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) has created a $25 million short-term loan program for Connecticut... (Read more)

3 / 26 / 2020

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Washington’s latest virus

Just when you think politicians care about you and I, Senate Democrats in Washington want to pull up their... (Read more)

3 / 24 / 2020

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Tell us your story

Dear NoN Readers: First, a heartfelt thanks to our supporters and our best wishes that everyone is staying healthy... (Read more)

3 / 24 / 2020

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Best friends during our worst times: Consider fostering a shelter pet

For thousands of years, our companion animals have been our best friends in good times and bad. Now, as... (Read more)

3 / 21 / 2020

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Stop the carbon adding menace

Updated, 2:30 p.m.: Text added; it had been omitted in error With all the recent talk about the need... (Read more)

3 / 7 / 2020

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The pall hanging over us

The stock market plunge shows how financial giants and stock analysts view the economic impact of a corona virus... (Read more)

3 / 3 / 2020

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Wake up America. Insurance companies prescribe your medications

Prior authorization (PA) is a term most of us have heard before ―medical professionals and patients alike. We associate... (Read more)

2 / 29 / 2020

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Adam Schiff is Atticus Finch

Having seen “To Kill a Mockingbird” on Broadway and now the impeachment trial at the Senate, I find both... (Read more)

2 / 29 / 2020

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Religious exemption for vaccinations must end

Medical quacks like chiropractor Jason Jenkins should not be guiding public health policies in my State. Period. Real experts... (Read more)

2 / 22 / 2020

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Why I oppose HB-5044

H.B. No. 5044 (Raised), An Act Concerning Immunizations (the “Bill”), proposes to eliminate the religious exemption to vaccination. This... (Read more)

2 / 22 / 2020

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Sign our petition to support education funding

Norwalk is a diverse city on many levels, and faces the challenges any city faces when dealing with fluid... (Read more)

2 / 22 / 2020

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Wanted: Honest conversations about Norwalk’s finances

This is an open letter to the Norwalk Board of Education. I am unable to make the BOE meeting... (Read more)

2 / 18 / 2020

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First ‘Discuss Norwalk’ session showed challenges and progress

Discuss Norwalk, a gathering of citizens for a civil, non-political conversations about key city issues, launched Wednesday with the... (Read more)

2 / 17 / 2020

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Toll money will go up in smoke

I noted in the Jan. 15th podcast with Heather from Good Morning Wilton that State Sen. Will Haskell wants... (Read more)

2 / 16 / 2020

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In support of Bill 5044

As I have discussed publicly in the past as a disabled, chronically ill constituent residing in State Sen. Will... (Read more)

2 / 15 / 2020

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Yes to tolling trucks and getting the roads and rails fixed

I support the draft tolling legislation, LCO No. 373, because it makes the big (Class 8 and above) trucks... (Read more)

2 / 8 / 2020

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Any hate crime is hate crime

Late last month, our Senator Bob Duff and Senate President Pro Tempore Looney announced “A Just Connecticut,” one of... (Read more)

2 / 7 / 2020

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Can new tax assessor help Norwalk keep pace with spending?

Last week, I attended the Common Council meeting when Norwalk’s newest employee, Tax Assessor William Ford, was confirmed.  After... (Read more)

2 / 4 / 2020

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As a vision, perhaps we should call it CT 20/200

On an unseasonably warm Sunday, on Jan. 12, I managed to find a room even more full of hot... (Read more)

1 / 19 / 2020

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Support Dathan over Wilms in District 142 State Rep. race

The voters of the 142nd rejected Fred Wilms two years ago for his failure to take on critical issues... (Read more)

1 / 9 / 2020

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