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Norwalk Roundup: Wall Street Theater lawsuit; apartment buildings sold

NORWALK, Conn. — A roundup of recent news items: Wall Street Theater suing Hillsong Church Belpointe sells two Waypointe... (Read more)

2 / 23 / 2021

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Breaking with national recommendations, Lamont says Connecticut’s vaccine rollout will now be prioritized by age

Teachers and other school workers still to be prioritized Gov. Ned Lamont said Monday he is throwing out the... (Read more)

2 / 22 / 2021

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Who can get vaccinated against COVID in Connecticut, and when? Here’s what you need to know

Gov. Ned Lamont has overhauled the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, prioritizing people based on age rather than on underlying medical conditions,... (Read more)

2 / 22 / 2021

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Norwalk photos: Footsteps in the snow

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2 / 20 / 2021

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As Biden promises to tackle housing discrimination, HUD scrutinizes Connecticut’s laws

When President Joe Biden took office, his administration inherited an unresolved complaint and lawsuit that civil rights attorneys filed last fall, charging that Connecticut’s housing laws... (Read more)

2 / 20 / 2021

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Norwalk awards $5K grants to 30 small businesses

NORWALK, Conn. — Thirty small Norwalk businesses were chosen to receive $5,000 grants Thursday, out of 234 applicants. The... (Read more)

2 / 19 / 2021

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Historical interests; a Darwin Day look at science

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk announcements: Darwin Day celebrated online Friday Dillards seek White Barn Theater memorabilia Oystering book... (Read more)

2 / 17 / 2021

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Connecticut opens COVID vaccinations to 65 and older

Connecticut will lower the threshold for COVID-19 inoculations on Thursday from age 75 to 65, expanding the availability of... (Read more)

2 / 8 / 2021

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What those mourning the fragility of American democracy get wrong

For many people, the lesson from the assault on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021 – and more... (Read more)

2 / 6 / 2021

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A Norwalk photo #87

NORWALK, Conn. — Fernando Ulloa, Jr. submitted this photo Thursday. “I was walking to pick up lunch at the... (Read more)

2 / 5 / 2021

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Hospitals get $40M of CT’s federal pandemic relief fund

Gov. Ned Lamont assigned $40 million of Connecticut’s emergency pandemic relief from Washington, D.C. to aid hospitals — a... (Read more)

2 / 5 / 2021

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Domestic violence workshop, Black history lessons and a harrowing account from Iraq

NORWALK, Conn. – Some Norwalk area announcements for you: Saturday: Domestic violence workshop Sunday: Black history Zoom series begins... (Read more)

2 / 3 / 2021

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Humanists discuss justice, St. Ann’s offers pizza deal, NCC hosts Jet Blue founder

Updated, 7 p.m.: Dysfunctional link replaced. NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk announcements for you: Humanists present free Zoom session... (Read more)

2 / 2 / 2021

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Norwalk asks you to stay safe, help with snow removal Monday

NORWALK, Conn. — With Norwalk in the bullseye of a major winter storm Monday, the City has issued recommendations... (Read more)

1 / 30 / 2021

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Hear thoughts on democracy; learn about proposed Open Choice program expansion

NORWALK, Conn. — Two online events that might interest you: League’s annual meet and greet is Sunday, on Zoom... (Read more)

1 / 30 / 2021

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Martin Luther King essay contest winners announced

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk’s 2021 Martin Luther King essay contest winners have been announced.  139 students submitted essays discussing... (Read more)

1 / 29 / 2021

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Cold weather, tough times and practical tips

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk announcements for you: City issues cold weather safety tips Help needy local residents on... (Read more)

1 / 29 / 2021

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Duff looks to increase school choice – NPS would send students to neighboring districts, and vice versa

NORWALK, Conn. — A bill proposed by State Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff (D-25) would allow Norwalk children to... (Read more)

1 / 28 / 2021

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Curtis Law, 1934-2021

Norwalk Housing Authority Executive Director Curtis Law passed away Jan. 15 at the age of 86. Law led the... (Read more)

1 / 27 / 2021

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Lamont sets the stage for a debate on marijuana taxation by mid-2022

Gov. Ned Lamont is positioning lawmakers for a robust debate this year on legalizing and taxing the sale of... (Read more)

1 / 26 / 2021

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Senate leader pitches new state property tax on high-value homes

Revenues from this, capital gains tax, would bolster needy communities Connecticut’s tax fairness debate took another leap forward recently... (Read more)

1 / 26 / 2021

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Police task force seeks wider applicant pool for watchdog role

Four months after the Criminal Justice Commission deadlocked on whom to appoint as the state’s first inspector general, the Police Transparency... (Read more)

1 / 23 / 2021

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‘It’s a nightmare:’ A growing number of seniors are unable to book vaccine appointments as problems mount

For weeks, the state’s top elected officials have touted how well Connecticut is doing in its coronavirus vaccine rollout.... (Read more)

1 / 23 / 2021

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The History Channel honors locals; Norwalk Art Space set to debut; Liquor Stickers offered

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk announcements: See a Norwalk landmark on The History Channel Apply for a spot in... (Read more)

1 / 22 / 2021

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The game is changing. Chris Murphy says he’s ready to play.

No one among his 1 million Twitter followers could reasonably mistake Chris Murphy, the junior senator from Connecticut, for... (Read more)

1 / 22 / 2021

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‘No one took us seriously:’ Black cops warned about racist Capitol Police officers for years

When Kim Dine took over as the new chief of the U.S. Capitol Police in 2012, he knew he... (Read more)

1 / 22 / 2021

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Joe Biden takes office: ‘At this hour, my friends, democracy has prevailed.’

America took a deep breath Wednesday and watched Joseph R. Biden Jr. uneventfully inaugurated as the 46th president of... (Read more)

1 / 21 / 2021

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Lamont: ‘I don’t want to build Killingly’ Energy Center

Gov. Ned Lamont on Tuesday said the words out loud more straightforward than he ever has: “I don’t want... (Read more)

1 / 20 / 2021

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White supremacists who stormed US Capitol are only the most visible product of racism

Among the Trump supporters who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 were members of right-wing groups, including the... (Read more)

1 / 19 / 2021

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