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Showing 7/17/2019 to 3/11/2019

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Let’s talk alternatives to Wall Street Place proposal

The upcoming proposal by Citibank/McClutchy for the rescue of the POKO project “Wall Street Place – Phase 1” leaves... (Read more)

7 / 17 / 2019

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Stand Up Norwalk, for undocumented immigrants

Councilwoman Eloisa Melendez is to be commended for appealing to Norwalk residents to join this Friday’s nationwide rally to... (Read more)

7 / 11 / 2019

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Love thy neighbor – even the undocumented ones

The actor James Naughton, who lives in Weston, recently called on all people outraged by the treatment of children... (Read more)

7 / 1 / 2019

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Latest POKO ‘deal’ will hurt Norwalk

  There are so many issues and basic questions associated with the stalled POKO Phase I project that residents... (Read more)

6 / 30 / 2019

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Some are more equal than others in CT

The state legislature very recently approved a new Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) which will allow covered employees to... (Read more)

6 / 30 / 2019

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Questions and answers on ‘POKO’

Why does Citibank want to do this 100% affordable tax credit deal? Easy, they get the best return on... (Read more)

6 / 27 / 2019

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Only a 3x cancer survivor would run for Mayor 2x

I am an average citizen, a local Norwalk resident by choice – I moved from Phoenix 10 years ago... (Read more)

6 / 25 / 2019

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Why we need tolls now

We need tolls now, and here’s why: The Merritt Parkway and Interstate 95 are like parking lots between 5-7... (Read more)

6 / 23 / 2019

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Shout out to Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program

Anthony Allison is the Chief Information Officer of Norwalk ACTS. Shout Out to Norwalk ACTS TEAM Summer Member Darlene... (Read more)

6 / 16 / 2019

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High taxes, negative migration, and a study in cause and effect

No one likes being second best, and Connecticut Democrats seem intent on ensuring that we become the number one... (Read more)

6 / 9 / 2019

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Pride is about love

The designation of June as LGBTQ+ Pride month sometimes seems like a misnomer to me. True, I know all... (Read more)

6 / 7 / 2019

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Heart-wrenching D-Day memories

Most folks over sixty-five years of age remember where they were and what they were doing when they heard... (Read more)

6 / 6 / 2019

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I’m a Republican now, and glad of it

Attorney and former NAACP head Darnell Crosland recently changed his party registration to Republican, and has filed papers to... (Read more)

6 / 2 / 2019

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Shout out to NECA grads

Anthony Allison is the Chief Initiative Officer of Norwalk ACTS. Shout Out to the Norwalk Community College Graduating Class... (Read more)

5 / 25 / 2019

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Shout out to Gibson, Maritime Odyssey Preschool

Anthony Allison is the Chief Initiative Officer at Norwalk ACTS. Shout Out to Monisha Gibson and Maritime Odyssey Preschool on... (Read more)

5 / 18 / 2019

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ECS nothing to brag about in the face of unhealthy city trends

I watched Senator Duff’s recent press conference, where he touted the proposed state budget as a win for education... (Read more)

5 / 12 / 2019

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Things I’ve noticed

Have you noticed… …that since IBM bought the Weather Channel the weather has become really lousy? …that many of... (Read more)

5 / 12 / 2019

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Latinos would gain from participating in Norwalk politics

According to DataUSA, the racial mix of Norwalk’s population is 52% white, 27% Latino, and 14% Black. Sixteen percent of... (Read more)

5 / 4 / 2019

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An open letter to Rep. Jim Himes

Dear Congressman Himes,   I watched your appearance on a Sunday news show a few weeks back and I... (Read more)

4 / 28 / 2019

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Us or them?  Whom does our state government represent?

Ned Lamont said during his campaign:  “Everybody’s gonna have to contribute. I am asking everyone to do a little... (Read more)

4 / 28 / 2019

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Memo to Dathan: Middle class private sector would love a raise

Connecticut Democrats are all aboard the tax-and-spend express, and state representative Lucy Dathan has enthusiastically donned her conductor’s cap. ... (Read more)

4 / 14 / 2019

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Getting ready for spring kayaking: safety suggestions

As Spring is arriving and the days are getting warmer, it will soon be time to dust off your... (Read more)

4 / 7 / 2019

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Norwalk man’s death is a reminder to drive with care

A good friend to many in Norwalk, Mike Hefferan, was killed Thursday in Westchester County when someone ran a red... (Read more)

3 / 31 / 2019

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Firearm training, knowledge more effective than new laws

There are many instances when I am tempted to respond to an article in the Norwalk Hour but don’t... (Read more)

3 / 30 / 2019

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Council should reconsider Wall Street plan approval

I participated in all three meetings leading to approval of the Redevelopment Agency’s Wall Street Plan: the Ordinance Committee,... (Read more)

3 / 26 / 2019

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Why on earth would you want to go to Iran?

Many dear friends thought it a bad idea. Wasn’t it dangerous? Aren’t they out to get us? Isn’t it... (Read more)

3 / 25 / 2019

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Forced retirement of injured Norwalk officer is the ‘ultimate betrayal’

On September 5, 2017, my husband Officer Phil Roselle went to work as he did for the past 31... (Read more)

3 / 24 / 2019

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Wall Street Theater attendance is surging

First, I would like to change a misperception that seems to be running around in some circles. The Wall... (Read more)

3 / 17 / 2019

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What happened to Norwalk’s GOP?

A decade or so ago Norwalk had two vigorous political parties with a smaller independent homeowners party. Each mostly staffed... (Read more)

3 / 13 / 2019

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Blight criteria could be misused by developers seeking public subsidies

Since the 2004 Supreme Court decision in Kelo v. City of New London, the nation has gone through a period... (Read more)

3 / 11 / 2019

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