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Showing 9/16/2020 to 7/29/2020

Eversource says its response to Isaias was stronger than Connecticut officials realize

Connecticut’s largest electric utility says there’s something missing amidst the flood of criticism it’s taken since Tropical Storm Isaias.... (Read more)

9 / 16 / 2020

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Lamont orders fines for those who flout rules on mask-wearing and large party limits

Gov. Ned Lamont established a new series of fines Monday, ranging from $100 to $500, for those who refuse... (Read more)

9 / 15 / 2020

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Man will peddle Norwalk River Valley Trail by cycling 100 miles, library plans programs

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk announcements: Cheer rider on, support NRVT Norwalk Public Library offers two September Zoom events (Read more)

9 / 9 / 2020

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How Central American migrants helped revive the US labor movement

In the United States’ heated immigration debate, two views have predominated about Central American migrants: President Donald Trump portrays... (Read more)

9 / 7 / 2020

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On script, a party-line vote ratifies Lamont’s emergency powers

HARTFORD, Conn. — The Democratic majority on a special legislative oversight committee blocked a Republican effort Friday to nullify... (Read more)

9 / 5 / 2020

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Conserve water, consider Labor Day weekend info

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk announcements: Water emergency declared Trash schedule for holiday week Reminder: beaches closed to nonresidents... (Read more)

9 / 5 / 2020

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Norwalk photo: near drought

NORWALK, Conn. – Paul Cantor got this photo of the South Norwalk reservoir Sunday – the water level low,... (Read more)

8 / 31 / 2020

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A Norwalk photo #63

NORWALK, Conn. – Low-hanging storm clouds Thursday evening over the tennis courts at Norwalk High School, shortly before a... (Read more)

8 / 28 / 2020

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A Norwalk photo #62

NORWALK, Conn. — A Humvee parked next to the Norwalk River, behind the marine police headquarters. “We have had... (Read more)

8 / 24 / 2020

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Blumenthal’s suggestion jolts PURA hearing — Breakup Eversource? Or just closely regulate?

There was a quick headline at the start of Monday’s regulatory hearing into Eversource Energy’s colossally ill-timed electric rate... (Read more)

8 / 24 / 2020

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Which local jobs came out ahead in the Paycheck Protection Program?

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk-based businesses that received loans under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) have retained close to 20,000... (Read more)

8 / 24 / 2020

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Where Connecticut, COVID, climate change and critters intersect

The sightings have been noted since early in the pandemic — critters everywhere, including here in Connecticut. It’s not... (Read more)

8 / 21 / 2020

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School-oriented tech tips, LMMM flea market and YMCA swim team

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk announcements: Free audio-video technology tips for teachers and parents Lockwood Mathews Mansion holding annual... (Read more)

8 / 20 / 2020

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Connecticut to send absentee ballot applications to all eligible voters

NORWALK, Conn. — Connecticut has decided to send absentee ballot applications to every eligible voter in light of COVID-19,... (Read more)

8 / 20 / 2020

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Report offers clues to what went wrong in lethal COVID outbreak in nursing homes

COVID-19 hit nursing homes in the Northeast states particularly hard, but those living in Connecticut long term care facilities... (Read more)

8 / 19 / 2020

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Recount gives GOP nomination to Justin Anderson in CT-2, related controversy continues

A recount Tuesday flipped the results of the Republican primary in Connecticut’s 2nd Congressional District, giving Justin Anderson an... (Read more)

8 / 18 / 2020

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NPS finds former super to step in; Himes announces economic development tool

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk news, courtesy of press releases: NPS appoints interim Chief Academic Officer Himes announces Economic... (Read more)

8 / 18 / 2020

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Eversource, Wadsworth, hazardous waste and COVID-19 counseling

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk announcements for you: A virtual public hearing on Eversource rate increases Learn about Wadsworth... (Read more)

8 / 13 / 2020

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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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