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Letters to the Editor, Opinion columns, Editorials

Showing 4/1/2018 to 12/10/2017

Norwalk Board of Education should accept Rilling’s offer

Correction, 7:30 p.m.: NHS. Barbara Smyth is an At-Large Common Council member and a teacher at Norwalk High School.... (Read more)

4 / 1 / 2018

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Opinion: Bridging the education budget gap with a financially responsible approach

Thomas Hamilton is Norwalk Public Schools Chief Financial Officer and former Norwalk Finance Director.  Under the strategies outlined in... (Read more)

4 / 1 / 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 the young people from Norwalk, the... (Read more)

4 / 1 / 2018

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Opinion: A win-win budget plan for Norwalk

As members of the Norwalk Board of Education’s Finance Committee (two Democrats, two Republicans), we believe the city’s Board... (Read more)

3 / 27 / 2018

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Opinion: Three important bills

This week was very important for the Democratic Values Agenda as three bills critical to economic security for women and families... (Read more)

3 / 25 / 2018

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Opinion: Norwalk ACTS director’s weekly shout outs

Shout Out to Norwalk Public Schools for introducing a new online registration system for parents of Kindergartners and other new students. The new... (Read more)

3 / 25 / 2018

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Opinion: Our libraries need ‘net neutrality’ restored

Alex Knopp is president of the Norwalk Public Library Board of Directors and served as Mayor of Norwalk from... (Read more)

3 / 18 / 2018

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Opinion: Norwalk ACTS director’s weekly shout outs

Shout Out to Norwalk ACTS’ TEAM Summer for launching the 2018 Summer Resource Portal this week. The TEAM Summer... (Read more)

3 / 18 / 2018

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Opinion: Recognizing Norwalk Public Schools SpEd employees

Providing Norwalk Public School staff with professional development opportunities is an important part of achieving goals that align with... (Read more)

3 / 18 / 2018

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Opinion: Our students deserve a quality education now, not later

We, the members of the Norwalk Board of Education’s Finance Committee (two Democrats, two Republicans), believe city officials had... (Read more)

3 / 6 / 2018

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Opinion: ‘Gun control’ needs to be balanced with improved mental health care

Updated, 1:41 a.m., March 5: Minor revisions. I was supposed to write a piece for Black History Month. Thank... (Read more)

3 / 4 / 2018

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Opinion: Norwalk ACTS director’s weekly shout outs

Anthony Allison is the director of Norwalk ACTS.  Shout Out to Norwalk Public Schools (NPS) for working to continuously... (Read more)

2 / 18 / 2018

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Opinion: Fighting for earned family medical leave, net neutrality

This week, our Earned Family Medical Leave proposal cleared its first procedural hurdle needed to pass into law. Once... (Read more)

2 / 17 / 2018

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Opinion: Reject ‘guns for anyone everywhere bill,’ enact gun control

We send our love, support and prayers to the students, staff, first responders and community members of Parkland, Florida,... (Read more)

2 / 15 / 2018

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Opinion: Response to Gov. Malloy’s State of the State address

On Tuesday, Feb. 7, we convened for the ceremonial Opening Day of the new legislative session. This year’s short... (Read more)

2 / 11 / 2018

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Opinion: Repeal the ‘Doomsday Bond Covenant’

Alex Knopp served as Mayor of Norwalk from 2001-2005 and as State Representative from 1987-2001. He has been a... (Read more)

2 / 4 / 2018

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Opinion: Proud to recognize African American History Month

This essay was published as part of the packet for the Jan. 16 Board of Education meeting. The Norwalk Board of... (Read more)

2 / 4 / 2018

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Opinion: Honoring the Carver Center

This essay was published as part of the packet for the Oct. 17 Board of Education meeting. The Norwalk Board of... (Read more)

2 / 4 / 2018

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Opinion: Norwalk ACTS director’s weekly shoutouts

Anthony Allison is the executive director of Norwalk ACTS.  Shout Out to the 239 caring adults who participate in... (Read more)

1 / 28 / 2018

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Opinion: New Rowayton school cafeteria promotes healthy living

The Norwalk Board of Education is proud to recognize the parents and staff who championed the completion of a... (Read more)

1 / 21 / 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 Norwalk ACTS’ Board Chair Rev. Dr. Lindsay Curtis... (Read more)

1 / 21 / 2018

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Opinion: The American Dream

Kristopher Flores, a Roton Middle School student, was named by U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) as one of the... (Read more)

1 / 18 / 2018

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Opinion: Trump’s ‘s-hole’ comment should be no surprise

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

1 / 15 / 2018

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Malloy: The fight never ends

NORWALK, Conn. – This is a press release, presented in a slightly altered format from which it was sent:... (Read more)

1 / 15 / 2018

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Opinion: Norwalk ACTS director’s weekly shout outs

Anthony Allison is the executive director of Norwalk ACTS. In celebration of Youth Art Month, one of this week’s... (Read more)

1 / 14 / 2018

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Opinion: Norwalk ACTS director’s weekly shout outs

Shout Out to the first graduating class of the Norwalk Community College Retail Customer Service and Sales Certificate Program,... (Read more)

1 / 7 / 2018

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Opinion: Norwalk ACTS director’s weekly shout outs

Anthony Allison is the executive director of Norwalk ACTS. As we continue our journey through the Holiday Season, I... (Read more)

12 / 24 / 2017

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Opinion: It’s a fact – Norwalk development can provide 35/65 housing

Facts and data tell us that Norwalk’s greatest need is housing that is affordable to people earning $35,000 –... (Read more)

12 / 21 / 2017

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Opinion: Norwalk ACTS director’s weekly shout outs

Anthony Allison is the executive director of Norwalk ACTS. Shout Out to Mary Kate Locke, Director of Child and... (Read more)

12 / 17 / 2017

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Opinion: Norwalk ACTS director’s weekly shout outs

Anthony Allison is the executive director of Norwalk ACTS. Shout Out to Norwalk ACTS’ first Board of Directors, which... (Read more)

12 / 10 / 2017

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