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

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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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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