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Stories tagged COVID-19

Showing 4/7/2020 to 3/29/2020

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COVID-19: Wear a mask, don’t use Norwalk’s boat ramp

NORWALK, Conn. — Wear a mask when you go out. Just don’t think it will protect you from the... (Read more)

4 / 7 / 2020

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Himes: COVID-19 leaves Fairfield County ‘one step ahead of the tiger’

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Jim Himes, the laid back congressman representing Fairfield County, a coronavirus hot spot, has been... (Read more)

4 / 7 / 2020

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How coronavirus threatens the seasonal farmworkers at the heart of the American food supply

Many Americans may find bare grocery store shelves the most worrying sign of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic... (Read more)

4 / 7 / 2020

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Maritime Aquarium works to survive COVID-19 closure

NORWALK, Conn. — Maritime Aquarium leadership, having furloughed a significant number of employees in response to the COVID-19 crisis,... (Read more)

4 / 6 / 2020

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COVID-19 takes 20th life in Norwalk

NORWALK, Conn. — More than 500 Norwalkers have tested positive for COVID-19. Another Norwalk resident has died, making the... (Read more)

4 / 6 / 2020

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Church during a pandemic

I serve as pastor of the Rowayton United Methodist Church, and we have been adapting as well as we can to... (Read more)

4 / 5 / 2020

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Opinion: Not a lost year for NPS students

NancyOnNorwalk recently asked Norwalk Federation of Teachers President Mary Yordon for her opinion on the “distance learning” now being... (Read more)

4 / 4 / 2020

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COVID-19 will alter daily life in Connecticut for months; peak expected in 2.5 weeks

HARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut officials are bracing themselves for a peak in coronavirus cases to hit Fairfield County in... (Read more)

4 / 4 / 2020

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Two more Norwalkers die due to COVID-19

NORWALK, Conn. — The latest COVID-19 test result report shows a significant spike in positive results. There are 105... (Read more)

4 / 3 / 2020

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Norwalk Public Schools’ staff reach out to home-bound students, online and in cars

NORWALK, Conn. — The distance between Jefferson Elementary School teachers and their students shrank considerably Thursday as the teachers... (Read more)

4 / 3 / 2020

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Norwalk parents’ frustrations boil over, but positive suggestions abound

NORWALK, Conn. — Several weeks into the grand experiment of “distance learning” necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic, Norwalk parents’... (Read more)

4 / 3 / 2020

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A Norwalk photo #50

NORWALK, Conn. — Jimmy Miller exits Calf Pasture Beach on Tuesday, the first day the beach was closed to... (Read more)

4 / 3 / 2020

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COVID-19: Deaths continue, ‘less infections’

NORWALK, Conn. — The latest COVID-19 numbers show more deaths in Norwalk. “Since yesterday, there are 15 new positive... (Read more)

4 / 3 / 2020

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State Task Force targets April, May for laptop distribution to aid remote learning

Connecticut’s COVID–19 “Learn from Home Task Force” announced on Wednesday that plans to distribute 60,000 laptops to high school... (Read more)

4 / 2 / 2020

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Shout out to NPS

I want to give a shout out to the Norwalk Public School System especially to the teachers at Nathan... (Read more)

4 / 2 / 2020

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An infant has died from COVID-19 in CT; state turns gymnasiums into mobile field hospitals

Connecticut began what’s expected to be its worst month of illness, death, and hospitalizations from the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic... (Read more)

4 / 1 / 2020

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Rilling reports five more deaths due to COVID-19

NORWALK, Conn. — An additional five Norwalk citizens have been reported as COVID-19 fatalities. “Now, a total of 15... (Read more)

4 / 1 / 2020

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Norwalk’s small businesses work to adapt, give back during pandemic

NORWALK, Conn. — On Monday, March 16, the instructors at Work It Fitness on Main Street started their day... (Read more)

4 / 1 / 2020

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Norwalk veterinary hospitals institute COVID-19 protocols

NORWALK, Conn. —Many owners consider a trip to the vet among the more stressful events in their pets’ lives.... (Read more)

4 / 1 / 2020

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Stamford surpasses Norwalk as #1 in CT COVID-19 cases

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk is no longer leading the state in COVID-19 positive tests, according to State documents. Stamford... (Read more)

3 / 31 / 2020

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Norwalk’s COVID-19 death total doubles, from five to 10

NORWALK, Conn. – Five more Norwalk residents have died due to the coronavirus. “Now, 10 residents have died as... (Read more)

3 / 31 / 2020

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COVID-19: Younger people also suffer, anxiety at Norwalk Hospital

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk is highlighting the ages of residents testing positive for COVID-19, showing that nine people who... (Read more)

3 / 31 / 2020

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NPS: No one involved in food prep has tested positive for COVID-19

Updated, 9:18 p.m.: Comment from Mayor Harry Rilling. NORWALK, Conn. — Rumors continue to allege that Norwalk Public Schools... (Read more)

3 / 30 / 2020

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COVID-19 cases soaring, state, hospitals, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reviewing CT sites for overflow patients

The spread of coronavirus continued to accelerate in Connecticut Monday with an additional 578 confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in... (Read more)

3 / 30 / 2020

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Norwalk Council President reflects on ‘big adjustment,’ urges ‘physical distancing’

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk City Hall closed to the public, suddenly and unexpectedly, on March 16 but Common Council... (Read more)

3 / 30 / 2020

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NPS drops school bus food delivery, families must pick up meals

NORWALK, Conn. — School bus meal delivery to bus stops, as well as door-to-door meal deliveries for Special Education... (Read more)

3 / 30 / 2020

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City, nonprofits discuss ways to address new needs from coronavirus

NORWALK, Conn. — City departments, local nonprofits, and other social services agencies have been getting together at least weekly... (Read more)

3 / 30 / 2020

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Norwalk Republican’s bid for State Rep ends due to COVID-19 economic impact

NORWALK, Conn. — Irina Comer, with a “tremendously heavy heart,” announced Sunday that she is ending her campaign to... (Read more)

3 / 30 / 2020

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Rilling pleads with Norwalk, prohibits families from entering stores

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling has taken further steps to try to slow the spread of the... (Read more)

3 / 29 / 2020

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Things are – and will be – different

It felt like a jailbreak. I hate food shopping but on Thursday I ventured out to Stop & Shop... (Read more)

3 / 29 / 2020

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