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Vaccine clinics canceled across CT, Norwalk pauses J&J usage

Connecticut’s public health department on Tuesday urged medical providers to halt use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine... (Read more)

4 / 13 / 2021

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Baseball stadiums are filling up – but an analysis of the NFL’s 2020 season holds a warning about COVID-19 case spikes

Baseball season is here, and thousands of cheering fans are back in the ballparks after a year of empty... (Read more)

4 / 11 / 2021

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There’s a surprising ending to all the 2020 election conflicts over absentee ballot deadlines

  One of the most heavily contested voting-policy issues in the 2020 election, in both the courts and the... (Read more)

4 / 10 / 2021

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Today’s global economy runs on standardized shipping containers, as the Ever Given fiasco illustrates

  Take a look around you. Perhaps you’re snacking on a banana, sipping some coffee or sitting in front... (Read more)

4 / 10 / 2021

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A tribute, storefronts display children’s art, and disposal pass info

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk announcements for you: Laurel Lindstrom tribute planned Norwalk children’s art displayed Disposal passes available... (Read more)

4 / 10 / 2021

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Tinto moves up, a grant to fund trees, resume coaching and East Norwalk shredding

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk announcements for you: Norwalker Pat Tinto tapped for national role Grant funding to provide... (Read more)

4 / 8 / 2021

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NPD crack down, spay/neuter drive, cooking classes, riverfront cleanup, yard waste pickups

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk announcements for you: ‘U DRIVE. U TEXT. U PAY.’ Low cost spay/neuter certificates available... (Read more)

4 / 3 / 2021

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People gave up on flu pandemic measures a century ago when they tired of them – and paid a price

  Picture the United States struggling to deal with a deadly pandemic. State and local officials enact a slate... (Read more)

4 / 3 / 2021

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Chocolate’s secret ingredient is the fermenting microbes that make it taste so good

  Whether baked as chips into a cookie, melted into a sweet warm drink or molded into the shape... (Read more)

4 / 3 / 2021

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Wall Street agency gives CT its first bond rating upgrade in 20 years

For the first time in 20 years, a Wall Street credit rating agency has formally upgraded its rating of... (Read more)

3 / 31 / 2021

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A Norwalk photo #90

NORWALK, Conn. — Paul Cantor took this photo of the South Norwalk reservoir Monday. The Connecticut Interagency Drought Workgroup... (Read more)

3 / 30 / 2021

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State outlines medical conditions for priority access to COVID vaccine; clinics planned for high school students

Priority access to the COVID-19 vaccine will be extended, beginning Thursday, to people with sickle cell disease or Down... (Read more)

3 / 30 / 2021

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Is Connecticut’s outdated recycling system in line for an overhaul?

The conveyors at the Willimantic Waste Paper Company snake under, over and around each other – resembling a cross... (Read more)

3 / 28 / 2021

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Carver Center gym named, Humanists study climate change, Maritime Aquarium needs you

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk announcements: Carver Center honors Whitcomb Climate change’s affect on Connecticut a topic Maritime Aquarium... (Read more)

3 / 27 / 2021

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CT revenues shoot upward once again

Connecticut’s tax revenue engine continues to hum, leaving the state poised — regardless of the coronavirus pandemic — to... (Read more)

3 / 27 / 2021

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GOP shows frustration over governor’s powers, comments on vaccine hesitancy

The House Republican minority lashed out Thursday at Democratic lawmakers over a one-month extension of Gov. Ned Lamont’s emergency... (Read more)

3 / 27 / 2021

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Sen. Chris Murphy steps carefully as border politics ripple north

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy mildly faulted the Biden administration’s care of the growing numbers of child asylum seekers at... (Read more)

3 / 24 / 2021

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House approves bill delaying changes to police deadly force rules

The House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill Tuesday that would delay changes mandating when police can use deadly force. “We... (Read more)

3 / 17 / 2021

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House unanimously adopts measure to ensure lawmakers have a say in spending COVID relief funds

The state House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill Tuesday to ensure the General Assembly has an equal voice... (Read more)

3 / 16 / 2021

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NRVT celebrates expected construction; Quakers collect food and Library offers Zoom events

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk announcements: Glover Ave.-Norwalk River Valley Trail access planned Quakers sponsor food drive Upcoming Norwalk... (Read more)

3 / 16 / 2021

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One year in: How COVID’s toll compares with other causes of death

Now that the coronavirus has been in the United States for roughly a year, new numbers are revealing the... (Read more)

3 / 14 / 2021

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SoNo Collection to see overdue opening of prominent tenant

NORWALK, Conn. — Yard House, a restaurant seated in a prominent street-side corner of Norwalk’s new mall, is having... (Read more)

3 / 13 / 2021

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Pandemic relief promises CT temporary aid and hope of permanent change

The $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package expected to land on President Joe Biden’s desk this week will bolster Connecticut’s... (Read more)

3 / 11 / 2021

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MIRA plant a symbol of state’s struggle to move into 21st century

The Materials Innovation and Recycling Authority plant is a hulking presence on the Connecticut River along Hartford’s southeast flank... (Read more)

3 / 9 / 2021

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With billions in federal relief on the way to CT, legislators assert their role in deciding how to spend it

After ceding unprecedented authority to Gov. Ned Lamont during the first year of the coronavirus pandemic, the General Assembly... (Read more)

3 / 7 / 2021

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Religious issues, midwifery and a historical exhibit

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk announcements: A BLM look at the Catholic Church Online talk will discuss religious nationalism... (Read more)

3 / 5 / 2021

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Lamont rolls back COVID restrictions

Restaurants and other business can go back to full capacity March 19, masks and distancing requirements will remain in... (Read more)

3 / 5 / 2021

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Black history, bulky waste collection, DMV and a financial boost for Norwalk ACTS

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk announcements for you: Observe Africa’s influence on Western art today, March 3 City offering... (Read more)

3 / 3 / 2021

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Senate sends data center incentives and town aid pledge bills to Lamont’s desk

Senate Democrats struck a compromise Monday with Gov. Ned Lamont to fast-track incentives for data center development in Connecticut... (Read more)

3 / 2 / 2021

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Norwalk photos: Protest against fracking gas plant

Connecticut climate activists caravanned from the State Capitol to the Governor’s mansion Saturday to call on Gov. Ned Lamont... (Read more)

3 / 2 / 2021

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