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Showing 3/24/2020 to 11/3/2019

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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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Your vote is your voice – now

The League of Women Voters wants all voters to know that between Jan. 7 and Jan. 14, the Democratic... (Read more)

1 / 5 / 2020

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Keeping the light burning at NancyOnNorwalk

Dear NoN Reader, First off, thank you for your continued support in 2019. We had a great year, which... (Read more)

12 / 29 / 2019

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An important message for Norwalk and Westport residents

This message is about a developer’s application to build a housing project in Westport that would affect residents in... (Read more)

12 / 10 / 2019

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Barbis is needed on Norwalk Board of Education

Mike Barbis is a valuable member of Norwalk’s Board of Education.  With 99 percent of the staff at Norwalk... (Read more)

11 / 24 / 2019

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Charging for parking in the Wall Street area

The Wall Street Neighborhood Association strongly recommends that the Norwalk Parking Authority (NPA) should  not charge for parking in... (Read more)

11 / 20 / 2019

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Keep NoN going with a donation during NewsMatch

NancyOnNorwalk had a banner year last year, much of it due to the success of our NewsMatch campaign. Your support enabled... (Read more)

11 / 17 / 2019

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Plastic recycling clarified

One word: “Plastics.” Turns out, there are two plastics: One that is recyclable and one that is not. Plastic... (Read more)

11 / 17 / 2019

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No matter how you voted, you made an informed decision

The election’s over, the results are in. No matter who you voted for, as a NancyOnNorwalk reader, you made... (Read more)

11 / 7 / 2019

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Apathy yields unsurprising results

Another Norwalk city election is over and to the surprise of no one, the results were the same as... (Read more)

11 / 7 / 2019

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Open letter to the Third Taxing District: The privilege of serving

As the dust settles from this year’s municipal elections, I wanted to take a moment and offer my thanks... (Read more)

11 / 6 / 2019

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To the Candidates: Shaping a model city, Norwalk

May I offer a reminder to all candidates—for Mayor, Board of Education, and Common Council—that among the biggest topics... (Read more)

11 / 4 / 2019

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Why everyone should vote in a local election

Election Day is tomorrow, and it’s time to make a plan so that your vote gets counted. Too often,... (Read more)

11 / 3 / 2019

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