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Showing 9/4/2018 to 3/11/2018

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Opinion: Building purchase will lead to a community center for all

Our community took a huge loss when the Norwalk YMCA closed its doors at the end of 2012. Since... (Read more)

9 / 4 / 2018

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Op-Ed: A remarkable change in Norwalk high schools

During last year’s budget debate, I argued the city had been in denial when it comes to the cumulative... (Read more)

9 / 4 / 2018

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Opinion: Vote yes for Innovation District

As a resident and strong supporter of Norwalk for decades, and a small business owner, I strongly support the... (Read more)

9 / 3 / 2018

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Opinion: The saga of Oak Hills

   Once upon a time nine of 100 people who lived in Norwalk wanted to play golf.  But not... (Read more)

9 / 2 / 2018

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Thank you Leah Bornstein for standing up to insensitivity

To The Editor:  I want to thank Leah Bornstein, the New York resident, who, after seeing that Restaurant 323... (Read more)

8 / 23 / 2018

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From one candidate to another

This is an open letter to Colin Hosten, Working Families Party candidate for State Representative in District 140. Dear... (Read more)

8 / 16 / 2018

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Taxes will be interesting in another decade

City property taxes due on August 1st reminds us that Norwalk is still a commuter city with housing accounting... (Read more)

7 / 29 / 2018

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Vote for Hosten, the kind of person Norwalk needs in Hartford

I have lived in Norwalk since 1950.  I taught art in the Norwalk public schools from 1973 to 2000. ... (Read more)

7 / 27 / 2018

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For Lieutenant Governor: Leadership that listens

On August 14th, primary elections will be held to select candidates for Connecticut state offices, including that of Lieutenant... (Read more)

7 / 22 / 2018

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Where are the peacemakers?

I really appreciate that the City of Norwalk wants to reopen a social service agency to service Norwalk’s low-income... (Read more)

7 / 19 / 2018

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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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