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  • Norwalk’s Diversity Officer Has Resigned, City Confirms

    Norwalk’s Diversity Officer Has Resigned, City Confirms

    Norwalk’s first Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Officer, LaToya Fernandez, has resigned, Norwalk’s Director of Communications Michelle Woods Matthews confirmed Tuesday night in response to a reporter’s query. Although she didn’t specify reasons for Fernandez’s departure, Woods released the following statement:  “LaToya Fernandez resigned from her position as Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer on February…

  • Norwalk Photos: Rilling Declares Snow Emergency Tuesday, Kids Call it a Blast!

    Norwalk Photos: Rilling Declares Snow Emergency Tuesday, Kids Call it a Blast!

    Photos (contributed)

  • At your fingertips: City Meetings for this week

    At your fingertips: City Meetings for this week

    Here’s the lineup of meetings for the upcoming week. You know the drill: Board of Estimate & Taxation: February 12, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM LINK: https://norwalkct-org.zoom.us/j/89521264656?pwd=TUZ2bUtmVXo2WloyUVdjd1VJcTdEZz09#success Conservation Commission/Inland Wetland Agency: February 13, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM LINK: https://norwalkct-org.zoom.us/j/84802345791?pwd=N2FaTXBvSUxBeEVFRmZrbXhORWJVZz09#success Special Meeting of the Common Council: February 13, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM LINK: https://norwalkct-org.zoom.us/j/86936569071?pwd=L282L1B0aTBSNHhxRmRBUnVYNFA2Zz09#success…

  • Driver’s fatal river plunge appears intentional, Police say

    Driver’s fatal river plunge appears intentional, Police say

    The man found dead inside a car submerged in Norwalk River Thursday afternoon apparently drove off the road and into the river intentionally, Norwalk police said after a preliminary investigation. They identified him as Aren Craft, 24, of Norwalk. Craft was the vehicle’s lone occupant, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Police…

  • A Norwalk photo #191

    A Norwalk photo #191

    A photo I took Saturday Feb 3 of a pair of bald eagles perched high atop a tree in the Broad River area of Norwalk.

  • Norwalk man faces 24 months imprisonment on federal child pornography charge

    Norwalk man faces 24 months imprisonment on federal child pornography charge

    A Norwalk man has been sentenced to 24 months of imprisonment for for accessing and possessing images and videos depicting child sex abuse, Vanessa Roberts Avery, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced. Jake Scott Flewellyn, 26, was also sentenced by U.S. District Judge Michael P. Shea to five years of supervised release…

  • Upcoming City Government Meetings-Week of January 29, 2024-At your fingertips…

    Upcoming City Government Meetings-Week of January 29, 2024-At your fingertips…

    Here’s a roundup of the upcoming City Government meetings scheduled for this week. Please mark your calendars and consider attending these meetings to participate in shaping the future of our city. Stay involved, stay informed, and let your voice be heard in Norwalk’s governance. For more information and detailed agendas, please visit the official Norwalk…

  • NY woman dies after eating cookies sold by Stew Leonard’s, without proper labeling

    NY woman dies after eating cookies sold by Stew Leonard’s, without proper labeling

    A New York resident in their 20s died after eating cookies sold by Stew Leonard’s in Danbury and Newington, according to the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection Food, Standards and Product Safety Division (DCP) and the Connecticut Department of Public Health. The cookies contained eggs and peanuts, which did not appear on the label, officials…

  • Darwin Day Dinner offers talk about an approach to global warming reduction

    Darwin Day Dinner offers talk about an approach to global warming reduction

    You’ll enjoy a sumptuous repast–and learn how global warming may be retarded by harnessing the oceans’ power–at the 16th annual Darwin Day Dinner, planned for 6 p.m. on Saturday Feb. 10 at The Inn at Longshore, 260 Compo Road South in Westport.  The evening will feature Yale Associate Professor Matthew Eisaman’s talk about a novel…

  • Mark your Calendars! NoN brings you Norwalk’s week ahead at your Fingertips

    Mark your Calendars! NoN brings you Norwalk’s week ahead at your Fingertips

    As we get ready for a new week in Norwalk, the highlight on our civic calendar is the regular Common Council Meeting. This meeting provides a unique opportunity for residents to gain insight into how our city government operates and to familiarize themselves with the dedicated individuals representing us. Get to know your Council representatives…

  • Norwalk singer releases debut single ‘Emotions’ 

    Norwalk singer releases debut single ‘Emotions’ 

    “Brave, intelligent, and determined” is how Pilot Light Records/Factory Underground honcho Marc Alan describes Norwalk-based singer/songwriter Ashley Marie, who says “I’m going against the grain by trying to form a career in music… I pray that my songs and my music can bring comfort to those that have no other way of understanding life.” Her…

  • Norwalk offers warming centers

    Norwalk offers warming centers

    Norwalk’s warming centers have been activated. and are available through the weekend, according to a news release. The locations are:                    Further support or overnight shelter are said to be accessible by calling the Norwalk Community Resource Hub at (203) 854-7999. Or call 2-1-1 for shelter connections. Guidelines for coping with the frigid temperatures were put…

  • ‘Tough for a Girl’ to air at Norwalk Film Festival

    ‘Tough for a Girl’ to air at Norwalk Film Festival

    Female Norwalk students compete at wrestling in JD Freda’s 2023 documentary short Tough For a Girl. Produced under the auspices of Norwalk Public School Communications, the film is said to probe “community, female empowerment, equality in sports and sports funding.”   According to a news release, it’ll have its World Premiere during the Norwalk Film Festival’s “Best…

  • Mark your Calendars! NoN brings you Norwalk’s week ahead at your Fingertips

    Mark your Calendars! NoN brings you Norwalk’s week ahead at your Fingertips

    Stay informed about important civic matters by attending upcoming meetings for the City of Norwalk.  Reminder: No School Monday January 15th Special Event in honor of Martin Luther King Day will be held at CT State Community College (see flyer below for this Event) Here is a list of scheduled meetings with locations & links……

  • Free talk about managing stress offered

    Free talk about managing stress offered

    If you’re a teenager or an adult who is battling stress, you’re far from alone.  Come to a free presentation “10 Tips to Manage Stress for Teens and Adults” conducted by stress management expert Wendy Hurwitz, M.D., from 2 until 3 p.m. Sunday Jan. 21 at Norwalk Public Library Main Branch, 1 Belden Ave.  Residents…

  • Norwalk Film Festival planned

    Norwalk Film Festival planned

    The Fourth Annual Norwalk Film Festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday Jan. 20-21 at the Wall Street Theater and the adjacent Norwalk Public Library Main Branch. A news release promises 60 films, augmented by workshops, professional panels and a film student/professional open mixer.  The Festival’s kickoff party is planned for Friday evening Jan. 19 at 314…