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Showing 5/25/2019 to 11/17/2018

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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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Opinion: Proposed Norwalk incentives would increase tax revenue

The Norwalk Redevelopment Agency has previously proposed a plan for real estate tax incentives to spur investment in the... (Read more)

3 / 10 / 2019

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Realizing Norwalk’s potential requires hearing different perspectives

Thank you for your thorough reporting in your March 6, 2019 article “NAACP presses Norwalk BOE to take action... (Read more)

3 / 9 / 2019

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Wall Street Neighborhood Association is apolitical

In a NancyOnNorwalk story about the Wall Street Redevelopment Plan, Jason Milligan was quoted as saying: “An entire neighborhood association... (Read more)

3 / 9 / 2019

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Celebrating black history through food

Today is the first day of the rest of our lives.  In looking forward we can’t help but to... (Read more)

2 / 25 / 2019

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Shout out to NHS Girls Basketball Team

Shout Out to the Norwalk High School Girls Basketball Team for securing the No. 1 seed in the upcoming FCIAC tournament and... (Read more)

2 / 24 / 2019

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Please support injured NPD officer Phil Roselle

I have received many messages on how people can support my husband, Phil Roselle, and proposed State Senate Bill... (Read more)

2 / 23 / 2019

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Duff isn’t ‘standing up for us’

Sen. Duff’s public rebuke of Norwalk’s Board of Education Chair for a letter has no precedent and raises disturbing... (Read more)

2 / 16 / 2019

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Good news about Norwalk

Updated Feb. 21: Copy edits. Someone once said bad news travels faster than good, so I’d like to share... (Read more)

2 / 16 / 2019

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Celebrating Darwin Day

How fortunate we are in Connecticut to have leaders like Rep. Jim Himes and Sen. Dick Blumenthal who show... (Read more)

2 / 14 / 2019

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Barbis e-mail revealed pettiness, lack of understanding

The following is an open letter to Mike Barbis, Chairman of the Norwalk Board of Education. We, as the... (Read more)

2 / 9 / 2019

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Planned ‘sober house’ fails to meet key criteria

My name is Dr. Jeffrey Deitz, a resident of Quintard Avenue, Norwalk. I am an Addiction Medicine specialist, having... (Read more)

1 / 5 / 2019

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Wall Street Neighborhood Association works to transform area

The Wall Street Neighborhood Association (“WSNA”) has built significant momentum over the past six months.  We are residents, retailers,... (Read more)

12 / 16 / 2018

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Rilling deflecting blame for POKO ‘disaster’

How typical that Harry Rilling takes no blame.  We were supposed to be reading Harry’s “explanatory statement” about the... (Read more)

11 / 17 / 2018

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