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The Connecticut primary: A perfunctory contest for president, and a long wait for others

The top-line races were easy. Soon after the polls closed Tuesday night, the Associated Press declared Republican Donald J.... (Read more)

8 / 12 / 2020

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Safe voting in the time of COVID-19

More than 6,000 Norwalk Democrats and Republicans will be voting by Absentee Ballot in the August 11, 2020 Presidential... (Read more)

8 / 11 / 2020

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Eversource was on a victory lap. Then came Isaias

Eversource Energy’s chairman and chief executive, Jim Judge, was jubilant in a message to shareholders in March. Based on... (Read more)

8 / 7 / 2020

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CT will dedicate a total $266M to school districts to safeguard fall reopening from COVID

Gov. Ned Lamont will dedicate $160 million of Connecticut’s $1.4 billion, federal Coronavirus Relief Fund grant to help school... (Read more)

8 / 7 / 2020

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Norwalk responding to widespread reports of damage from Isaias

NORWALK, Conn. — The City continues cleanup and recovery activities from Isaias. DPW crews continue to clear city streets... (Read more)

8 / 6 / 2020

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PURA, Rilling agree: Eversource has fallen short

Updated 2:40 p.m.: New photo and information. CONNECTICUT – The chair of the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority said Wednesday... (Read more)

8 / 6 / 2020

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Norwalk photos: Windblown Tyvek

NORWALK, Conn. – Traffic lights and trees weren’t the only victims of Tropical Storm Isaias: Tyvek blew off Wall... (Read more)

8 / 6 / 2020

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Lamont signs police reforms, but tells cops, ‘You’re my heroes’

HARTFORD, Conn. — Gov. Ned Lamont’s ceremonial signing of the police accountability bill Friday opened with flattery of the... (Read more)

8 / 1 / 2020

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Norwalk photos: 4-car collision on Connecticut Avenue

NORWALK, Conn. — Debora Goldstein happened upon the above Connecticut Avenue scene Thursday and caught a few photos with... (Read more)

7 / 31 / 2020

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Lamont doubled down on opening schools – but says the state won’t enforce it

HARTFORD, Conn. — Gov. Ned Lamont continued to walk back state authority over whether schools will reopen this fall, saying... (Read more)

7 / 31 / 2020

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Connecticut’s coffers have swelled — not shrunk — during COVID

HARTFORD, Conn. — State government’s coffers have swelled by hundreds of millions of dollars since the coronavirus struck in mid-March,... (Read more)

7 / 29 / 2020

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Connecticut leaves it to local districts whether to reopen schools full-time

HARTFORD, Conn. — Gov. Ned Lamont said Monday the state will not dictate the opening date of the school year or... (Read more)

7 / 29 / 2020

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Additional cost to reopen CT schools during a pandemic: $420 million

Whether schools open for in-person instruction or remote learning during this pandemic, the additional costs are pegged at $420... (Read more)

7 / 29 / 2020

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Socially distanced Senate passes no-excuse absentee ballot bill

HARTFORD, Conn. — Meeting for the first time since COVID-19 forced the closure of the State Capitol in March, the... (Read more)

7 / 29 / 2020

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Norwalk photos: New beach amenity

NORWALK, Conn. — Above, a child playing at Calf Pasture Beach last month. Right, a new ADA accessible water... (Read more)

7 / 19 / 2020

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Cruise the Sound, enroll kids in camp, go to a farmers’ market

NORWALK, Conn. —  Some Norwalk announcements: Maritime Aquarium begins summer cruises YMCA offers summer camp in Norwalk NCHC farmers’... (Read more)

7 / 3 / 2020

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Devil in the detail of SCOTUS ruling on workplace bias puts LGBTQ rights and religious freedom on collision course

The Supreme Court’s landmark ruling extending workplace discrimination protection to cover sexual orientation and gender identity was cheered by... (Read more)

6 / 23 / 2020

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Connecticut, New York and New Jersey considering quarantine on travelers from high-risk areas

Connecticut, New York and New Jersey officials are now considering imposing a self-testing or quarantining order on people coming... (Read more)

6 / 23 / 2020

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Wondering how you can help? Special SMB advertising campaign

Do you have a favorite restaurant or small business that you’d like to drum up support for? As things... (Read more)

6 / 21 / 2020

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A Norwalk photo #55

NORWALK, Conn. – Saturday on West Avenue. (Read more)

6 / 21 / 2020

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Pandemic could erode one-third of all state revenues, new analysis finds

Connecticut’s finances are considerably worse than even the ugly scenario Gov. Ned Lamont’s administration painted in early May, if... (Read more)

6 / 21 / 2020

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Senate Dems want broad social justice agenda for July session, others say there isn’t time

HARTFORD, Conn. — Majority Senate Democrats unveiled a comprehensive platform Friday to reverse systemic racial inequalities in law enforcement,... (Read more)

6 / 20 / 2020

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Help Wanted! Come grow with us…

NancyOnNorwalk’s readership is growing. And so is our award-winning coverage of City Hall, neighborhood news, and the tumultuous forces... (Read more)

6 / 17 / 2020

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Connecticut police receive millions of dollars in military equipment from program that’s under fire

In April, the Bridgeport Police Department received from the Pentagon a heavily armored mine-resistant vehicle valued at more than... (Read more)

6 / 16 / 2020

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Two Westport photos

Norwalk youth joined Westport youth in Black Lives Matter march Friday afternoon, Diane Keefe said. “The crowd takes a... (Read more)

6 / 6 / 2020

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Lamont makes a Father’s Day gesture to restaurants

Gov. Ned Lamont, whose administration has been facing intense lobbying by the restaurant industry over COVID-19 restrictions, made a... (Read more)

6 / 6 / 2020

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Four days of aquarium events; a reminder, HFFC and a drive-through

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk happenings: Renew your dog license Using Darwin’s methods to counteract claims of ‘fake news’... (Read more)

6 / 5 / 2020

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Lamont is ready to give towns their first share of federal relief funds

The debate over how much federal pandemic aid should be shared with Connecticut’s municipalities is coming down to one... (Read more)

6 / 4 / 2020

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New study will attempt to determine how widespread COVID-19 is in Connecticut

Connecticut will be the first state in the nation to conduct a broad survey to determine how prevalent the... (Read more)

6 / 3 / 2020

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As barbershops, hair salons, casinos open, $619.9 million state deficit projected due to COVID-19

Hair salons, barbershops and casinos reopened in Connecticut Monday, after being closed for more than two months due to... (Read more)

6 / 1 / 2020

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