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Opinion archive

Letters to the Editor, Opinion columns, Editorials

Showing 11/14/2018 to 9/9/2018

Opinion: Standing with Hearst in a ‘united defense of the First Amendment’

Updated, 7:19 a.m.: Copy edits In the days before Nov. 6, the Republican Town Committee promoted an election night... (Read more)

11 / 14 / 2018

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Without you, local stories go untold

You read NancyOnNorwalk for stories and details that you won’t find elsewhere.  Stories about PACs, POKO, and protests.  Stories... (Read more)

11 / 12 / 2018

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Moving on from four years in the Statehouse

First of all I want to congratulate Lucy Dathan on her victory. Lucy clearly worked very hard throughout the... (Read more)

11 / 11 / 2018

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Poem: To Nwk

Michele Herman, of the Norwalk High School Class of 1975, was added to the NHS Alumni Wall of Honor... (Read more)

11 / 10 / 2018

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Opinion: Democratic candidate Ned Lamont’s proposal for targeted property tax relief will serve Norwalk better

Alex Knopp served as Mayor, State Representative and Common Council member for Norwalk and now is a Visiting Clinical... (Read more)

11 / 4 / 2018

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Opinion: What works and what needs to improve in Norwalk Public Schools

Norwalk residents have a right to be informed about how their tax dollars are spent by the Board of... (Read more)

10 / 30 / 2018

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Vote Cafero for Probate Judge

In a few weeks, it will be time to head to the polls to vote for Larry Cafero for... (Read more)

10 / 28 / 2018

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D’Amelio will bring change to Hartford

Marc D’Amelio is a self-made, successful businessman born and raised in Norwalk who is not a member of the... (Read more)

10 / 28 / 2018

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Opinion: Shout out for Social Emotional Wellness efforts

Anthony Allison is the executive director of Norwalk ACTS. Shout Out to the Norwalk ACTS Social Emotional Initiative (SE)... (Read more)

10 / 28 / 2018

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City should answer taxpayers, repo POKO, and start over

Last month, the Coalition of Norwalk Neighborhoods  Association (CNNA) hosted a panel discussion  in the renovated Wall Street Theater... (Read more)

10 / 21 / 2018

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Opinion: Committed to revising and refreshing Norwalk’s permitting process

As Mayor, I receive comments, both good and bad, on a daily basis. It comes in the form of... (Read more)

10 / 18 / 2018

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Opinion: How to save Connecticut from insolvency

It’s time we all acknowledge Connecticut’s grievous financial condition. It is not simply a matter of the legislature needing... (Read more)

10 / 14 / 2018

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Opinion: $1 million needed to reduce Norwalk flooding

Rain, rain go away, come again another day.  Or, better yet, maybe a month or two from now.  The... (Read more)

10 / 14 / 2018

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Opinion: Indigenous people invented the ‘American Dream’

When President Barack Obama created Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the 2012 program that offered undocumented young people brought... (Read more)

10 / 8 / 2018

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Opinion: Columbus believed he would find ‘blemmyes’ and ‘sciapods’ – not people – in the New World

  In 1492, when Christopher Columbus crossed the Atlantic Ocean in search of a fast route to East Asia... (Read more)

10 / 8 / 2018

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Opinion: Deciding Connecticut’s future

I think I speak for many Norwalkers when I say the results of the November election will have drastic... (Read more)

10 / 7 / 2018

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Opinion: Cafero will make excellent Probate Judge

I am writing to lend my support to Larry Cafero in his campaign to become Probate Judge for the... (Read more)

10 / 7 / 2018

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Opinion: Shout out for data learning opportunities

Anthony Allison is the executive director of Norwalk ACTS. Shout Out to Fairfield County Community Foundation / Center for... (Read more)

10 / 7 / 2018

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Opinion: Questions and answers about Probate Court

On November 6th we will go to the polls to elect our state and federal officials.  We also elect... (Read more)

10 / 6 / 2018

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Opinion: Adopting new programs is only the first step

The Norwalk media regularly covers Board of Education meetings.  That enables the public to develop a general grasp of... (Read more)

10 / 6 / 2018

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Opinion: Men, where are you?

How hard is it for men to stand up for women’s rights? Why is it that, throughout this spectacle... (Read more)

9 / 30 / 2018

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Opinion: Shout out for ‘tremendous’ convening

Anthony Allison is the executive director of Norwalk ACTS. Shout Out to the membership of Norwalk ACTS for a... (Read more)

9 / 30 / 2018

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Opinion: Hispanic Heritage Month

The Norwalk Board of Education is proud to recognize Sept. 15 to Oct, 15 as Hispanic Heritage Month. During... (Read more)

9 / 29 / 2018

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Opinion: Facts of development show many positives for Norwalk

Michael DiScala, President and Chief Executive Officer of Norwalk developer M.F. DiScala & Company, submitted the below text to NancyOnNorwalk... (Read more)

9 / 29 / 2018

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Opinion: On Wall Street, the truth is stranger than fiction

Wall Street—the center of our great city—has much to offer.  Unfortunately, Wall Street has also been stifled by bad... (Read more)

9 / 23 / 2018

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Opinion: A remarkable change in Norwalk High Schools

Bruce Kimmel is a Board of Education member.  During last year’s budget debate, I argued the city had been... (Read more)

9 / 21 / 2018

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Opinion: The $27 cup of Connecticut coffee

The national average price of a cup of coffee is three dollars.  You would not pay $27 for a... (Read more)

9 / 19 / 2018

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Opinion: Why the 140th needs a competitive race for State Representative

I recently ran in the Democratic Primary for State Representative of the 140th Legislative District, here in Norwalk. Although... (Read more)

9 / 18 / 2018

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Opinion: Shout out to All Our Kin

Anthony Allison is the executive director of Norwalk ACTS. Shout Out to ALL OUR KIN on being honored with... (Read more)

9 / 16 / 2018

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Opinion: Shout out to Norwalk mentors

Anthony Allison is the executive director of Norwalk ACTs.  Shout Out to the Norwalk Mentor Program, which is about... (Read more)

9 / 9 / 2018

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