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Opinion archive

Letters to the Editor, Opinion columns, Editorials

Showing 9/29/2018 to 6/10/2018

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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Opinion: It’s time to publicly discuss use of $3.5 million from GGP

It was with great interest that I read Mayor Rilling’s letter titled “Building purchase will lead to a community center... (Read more)

9 / 7 / 2018

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Opinion: Fragility of government

Mark Albertson is the historical research editor at Army Aviation magazine and has authored several military and history-related books. ... (Read more)

9 / 2 / 2018

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Opinion: Shout Out to NYT’s ‘Truth Is Hard’ campaign

Anthony Allison is the executive director of Norwalk ACTS.  Shout Out to the New York Times’ “Truth Is Hard”... (Read more)

9 / 2 / 2018

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Opinion: Common Council should vote no on Innovation District

Michael McGuire, a Wall Street property owner, has more than 35 years experience in commercial real estate. This is... (Read more)

8 / 26 / 2018

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Thank you Leah Bornstein for standing up to insensitivity

To The Editor:  I want to thank Leah Bornstein, the New York resident, who, after seeing that Restaurant 323... (Read more)

8 / 23 / 2018

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Opinion: Norwalk archaeological site nothing like Rocky Hill’s dinosaur dig

David Westmoreland, as Norwalk Historical Commission Chairman, worked extensively with the Connecticut Department of Transportation regarding the discovery of an... (Read more)

8 / 23 / 2018

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Opinion: Shout Outs to NPS July graduates, prenatal effort

Anthony Allison is the executive director of Norwalk ACTS. Shout Out to the Norwalk Public School students who graduated... (Read more)

8 / 18 / 2018

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SoNo Arts Fest wraps up Sunday with puppet parade

NORWALK, Conn. — Short but sweet: families enjoyed promenading with puppets Sunday at the SoNo Arts Fest. The fun... (Read more)

8 / 6 / 2018

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Opinion: Norwalk ACTS director gives shout out to Race 4 Chase, Norwalk PD

Anthony Allison is the executive director of Norwalk ACTS. Shout Out to Scott Hurwitz, Joe Madafarri and the staff... (Read more)

8 / 5 / 2018

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Opinion: Shout out to FCCF for data learning seminars

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

7 / 29 / 2018

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Opinion: Shout out to NPS essay workshop

Shout Out to the Norwalk Education Foundation for sponsoring a July 9th Summer College Essay Writing Workshop, which was... (Read more)

7 / 22 / 2018

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Focusing on the big stuff for a change

Marc D’Amelio is the Republican candidate for State Senate in District 25.  To begin to recover from the damage... (Read more)

7 / 15 / 2018

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Opinion: Voting no on the SoNoCC deal

Travis Simms and Ernie Dumas are Democrats representing District B on the Common Council. We have concerns, comments and... (Read more)

7 / 10 / 2018

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Opinion: Spotlighting Columbus Magnet School’s support of St. Croix pupils

In September 2017, Hurricane Maria descended on the largest U.S. Virgin Island, St. Croix, leaving tremendous destruction in its... (Read more)

7 / 8 / 2018

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Opinion: Allison touts summer programming for Norwalk children

Anthony Allison is the executive director for Norwalk ACTS. Shout Out to all Norwalk ACTS – TEAM Summer Members... (Read more)

7 / 8 / 2018

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Opinion: Journalists aren’t the ‘enemy of the American people’

Editor’s note: This op-ed originally appeared in the Arizona Daily Star.   When news flashed Thursday that there was... (Read more)

7 / 4 / 2018

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In Congress, July 4, 1776

Editor’s note: The following text is a transcription of the Stone Engraving of the parchment Declaration of Independence, which... (Read more)

7 / 4 / 2018

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Opinon: Spotlighting NPS student inventors

Fostering a healthy spirit for competition inspires students to do their best, while providing valuable skills that will serve... (Read more)

7 / 1 / 2018

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The Friday Question: What’s your first memory of Norwalk?

NancyOnNorwalk readers are smart, interesting, and civically engaged. So we’re launching “The Friday Question”, a new feature focused on... (Read more)

6 / 29 / 2018

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Opinion: Norwalk ACTS director’s shout outs

Anthony Allison is the executive director of Norwalk ACTS. Shout Out to the Norwalk Public Schools for an incredibly... (Read more)

6 / 24 / 2018

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Opinion: Investing in Mass Transit

I recently joined dozens of federal, state, and local officials, and Connecticut commuters to officially launch the CTrail Hartford... (Read more)

6 / 24 / 2018

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Opinion: Norwalk ACTS director’s weekly shout outs

Anthony Allison is the executive director of Norwalk ACTs.  Shout Out to all of the soon to be – 2018... (Read more)

6 / 17 / 2018

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Opinion: Norwalk ACTS director’s weekly shout outs

Shout Out to Helene Becker – Norwalk Public Schools Instructional Specialist – on her contribution to a newly published... (Read more)

6 / 10 / 2018

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