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Showing 9/28/2021 to 8/17/2021

Duff, Haskell tout $175M in local infrastructure work

NORWALK, Conn. — Work has begun on the Merritt Parkway, “the last two legs” of a 25-year project, State... (Read more)

9 / 28 / 2021

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21 million Americans say Biden is ‘illegitimate’ and Trump should be restored by violence, survey finds

A recent Washington demonstration supporting those charged with crimes for the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol fizzled,... (Read more)

9 / 25 / 2021

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Mill Hill haunting scheduled; golfing to support Meals On Wheels; book discussion to focus on immigrant

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk announcements for you: Get your tickets for Mill Hill haunting Golf tourney will benefit... (Read more)

9 / 22 / 2021

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What is the Moon Festival? A scholar of Chinese religions explains

With the arrival of September and hints of cooler temperatures also comes one of most important traditional festivals in... (Read more)

9 / 21 / 2021

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Westport UU offers book talk; Health Department honors volunteers; Maritime Aquarium offers homeschool families discount tickets, programs

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk announcements for you: Journalist to discuss American political divide Saluting health department’s volunteers ‘Homeschool... (Read more)

9 / 18 / 2021

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A bipartisan effort underway to resettle Afghans in Connecticut

Americans who served in Afghanistan joined Gov. Ned Lamont and refugee resettlement officials Friday in a bipartisan effort to... (Read more)

9 / 18 / 2021

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Residents given two weeks to dump debris; an event cancellation and good news for the Maritime Aquarium

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk announcements for you: City invites you to dump your stuff at Meadow Street transfer... (Read more)

9 / 14 / 2021

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Library plans book discussions, humanists to chat with Tong

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk announcements for you: NPL book discussions start today, via Zoom Humanists host town hall... (Read more)

9 / 12 / 2021

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9/11 survivors’ exposure to toxic dust and the chronic health conditions that followed offer lessons that are still too often unheeded

The 9/11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York resulted in the loss of 2,753 people... (Read more)

9 / 11 / 2021

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NPD warns of traffic due to Oyster Fest; Art Space advertises classes

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk announcements for you: Oyster Festival traffic alert Art Space classes start Monday (Read more)

9 / 10 / 2021

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Zoning reg review sessions and bulky waste pickup scheduled; Eversource touts Norwalker and tag sale to benefit Norwalk agency

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk announcements for you: City wants you – at ‘Planapalooza’ for zoning regs Special bulky... (Read more)

9 / 9 / 2021

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Seaport Association announces Oyster Festival COVID protocols

NORWALK, Conn. — You won’t have to wear a mask or show a vaccination card to attend the Oyster... (Read more)

9 / 8 / 2021

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A hot bath has benefits similar to exercise

Many cultures swear by the benefits of a hot bath. But only recently has science began to understand how... (Read more)

9 / 6 / 2021

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A volcanic eruption 39 million years ago buried a forest in Peru – now the petrified trees are revealing South America’s primeval history

In the hills outside the small village of Sexi, Peru, a fossil forest holds secrets about South America’s past... (Read more)

9 / 5 / 2021

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Melting Mongolian ice reveals fragile artifacts that provide clues about how past people lived

In the world’s high mountain regions, life needs ice. From the Rockies to the Himalayas, glaciers and other accumulations... (Read more)

9 / 2 / 2021

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Dinosaurs were already in decline before the asteroid wiped them out – new research

Some 66 million years ago, on the Yucatán peninsula in Mexico, a 12 kilometre-wide asteroid crashes to Earth. The impact... (Read more)

9 / 1 / 2021

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The ocean is full of tiny plastic particles – we found a way to track them with satellites

Plastic is the most common type of debris floating in the world’s oceans. Waves and sunlight break much of... (Read more)

8 / 30 / 2021

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Unwanted weight gain or weight loss during the pandemic? Blame your stress hormones

If you have experienced unwanted weight gain or weight loss during the pandemic, you are not alone. According to... (Read more)

8 / 29 / 2021

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CDC eviction ban ended by Supreme Court: 4 questions about its impact answered by a housing law expert

The Supreme Court on Aug. 26 ended the Biden administration’s ban on evictions, putting millions at risk of losing... (Read more)

8 / 27 / 2021

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Kudos for Tristan; girls basketball scholarships; LMMM flea market; transfer station news and a SNEW missive

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk announcements for you: Norwalk teen lauded for chess achievements Scholarships offered for female basketball... (Read more)

8 / 27 / 2021

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While debate rages over glyphosate-based herbicides, farmers are spraying them all over the world

As North America enters its peak summer growing season, gardeners are planting and weeding, and groundskeepers are mowing parks... (Read more)

8 / 26 / 2021

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What is Pegasus? A cybersecurity expert explains how the spyware invades phones and what it does when it gets in

End-to-end encryption is technology that scrambles messages on your phone and unscrambles them only on the recipients’ phones, which... (Read more)

8 / 24 / 2021

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Where do Afghanistan’s refugees go?

Images of thousands of Afghans desperately trying to flee their country following a hasty U.S. withdrawal have provoked an... (Read more)

8 / 24 / 2021

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Norwalk Seaport Association invites you to Oyster Festival

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk’s Oyster Festival is back, scheduled for Friday Sept. 10 (6 to 11 p.m.), Saturday Sept. 11... (Read more)

8 / 23 / 2021

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Norwalk is in a tropical storm warning; officials offer info and tips

NORWALK, Conn. — Tropical Storm Henri may hit Norwalk and the National Weather Service warns you to plan for... (Read more)

8 / 21 / 2021

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Tropical Storm Henri could bring dangerous storm surge to Northeast states – but what is storm surge, anyway?

Forecasters are warning about the potential for dangerous storm surge as Tropical Storm Henri strengthens on a path that... (Read more)

8 / 21 / 2021

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Norwalk municipal employees and teachers ordered to get vaxxed or tested

NORWALK, Conn. — All City and Norwalk Public Schools employees are now required to either show proof of vaccination... (Read more)

8 / 20 / 2021

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Lamont continues COVID-19 mask mandate in the schools

COVID test positivity rate up to 4.25%; No word yet on booster shots With infections increasing, Gov. Ned Lamont... (Read more)

8 / 17 / 2021

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The Taliban are megarich – here’s where they get the money they use to wage war in Afghanistan

This article was originally published on Dec. 8, 2020. The Taliban militants of Afghanistan have grown richer and more... (Read more)

8 / 17 / 2021

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Reading, ‘Rithmetic and Resisting COVID: The new 3 R’s as kids head back to school

When kids head back to school this fall, for some it will be the first time they’ve been in... (Read more)

8 / 17 / 2021

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