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Stories tagged COVID-19

Showing 11/24/2020 to 9/22/2020

Lamont urges residents to temper holiday gatherings to guard against COVID spread

Rebuffs call from teachers’ unions to end in-school instruction after Thanksgiving Gov. Ned Lamont appealed Monday for Connecticut residents... (Read more)

11 / 24 / 2020

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Please – stay home

Dear Norwalk, Fairfield County, State of Connecticut, Everyone: I am quite sad today as I look at the news,... (Read more)

11 / 21 / 2020

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Testing, school protocols, resource needs highlight Norwalk’s COVID town hall

NORWALK, Conn. – With the number of cases continuing to rise across Norwalk, the state of Connecticut, and across... (Read more)

11 / 20 / 2020

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ICYMI headlines: Former Norwalk HR director arrested, D’Amelio misstep

NORWALK, Conn. — Here is a list of recent headlines of note, from a COVID-19 vaccination roundup to a... (Read more)

11 / 20 / 2020

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Norwalk school officials review contact tracing procedures

NORWALK, Conn. — What happens when there is a positive COVID-19 case in Norwalk Public Schools? That was a... (Read more)

11 / 19 / 2020

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Member of Lamont’s security detail tests positive for COVID-19

Rilling announces one Norwalk death A member of Gov. Ned Lamont’s security detail tested positive for COVID-19 Wednesday, marking... (Read more)

11 / 19 / 2020

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Taking a toll

What is it like inside the schools for many teachers at this time? There is nothing normal about being... (Read more)

11 / 15 / 2020

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COVID-19: ‘Spreading at a rapid pace;’ school closes

NORWALK, Conn. — Some COVID-19 developments: Wolfpit closes Rilling’s update Town Hall planned Tax collectors may use window through... (Read more)

11 / 14 / 2020

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Lamont quarantines as spokesman tests positive for COVID-19

Gov. Ned Lamont and his top aides began a 14-day self-quarantine Friday night after the governor’s communications director, Max... (Read more)

11 / 14 / 2020

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Norwalk photos: COVID-19 testing

NORWALK, Conn. — Claire Schoen took these photos Thursday of the first COVID-19 testing in Veterans Park. The Day... (Read more)

11 / 13 / 2020

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Pfizer could have 50 million coronavirus vaccine doses manufactured by year’s end

A limited supply of coronavirus vaccine could be available for some of Connecticut’s care providers and most vulnerable residents... (Read more)

11 / 10 / 2020

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COVID-19 reaches City Hall; West Rocks goes remote

NORWALK, Conn. — The latest in COVID-19 news: Norwalk is in red alert status for a third consecutive week.... (Read more)

11 / 6 / 2020

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With COVID cases on the rise, Lamont limits private gatherings to 10 people

With increased rates of positive COVID-19 tests in Connecticut, Gov. Ned Lamont on Thursday announced a new restriction on... (Read more)

11 / 6 / 2020

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During the peak of the pandemic, deaths in Connecticut increased by 55 percent. COVID-19 accounted for almost all of them.

When the stack of death certificates began piling up in Patty Ulatowski’s office in Bridgeport in April, the extent... (Read more)

11 / 3 / 2020

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Norwalk political notes: Not sick, a baby and a jab

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk political notes for you: Rilling out of quarantine Youngest meeting participant ever? Rilling jabs... (Read more)

10 / 31 / 2020

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Crosland slams Lamont Tweet as ‘almost’ blaming Black people for COVID

NORWALK, Conn. – Attorney Darnell Crosland is accusing Gov. Ned Lamont of being racially insensitive. Lamont, on Tuesday, highlighted... (Read more)

10 / 29 / 2020

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Have a safe Halloween at the Norwalk Public Library

The Norwalk Public Library at both the Belden Avenue and SoNo Branch locations will be offering a safe Halloween... (Read more)

10 / 28 / 2020

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Rilling: COVID-19 spike may close schools; he’s in quarantine

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Public Schools may be on full remote learning soon, Mayor Harry Rilling said Monday. Rilling... (Read more)

10 / 27 / 2020

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COVID-19: NPS considers closing middle and high schools; Rilling maintains Phase 3

NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk middle and high schools may close in response to the increasing COVID-19 numbers. The potential... (Read more)

10 / 25 / 2020

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Connecticut’s COVID alert map gets redder – Norwalk named to list

Positive test rate at 2.3% The novel coronavirus is spreading in Connecticut with COVID-19 cases increasing in the I-84... (Read more)

10 / 23 / 2020

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COVID-19 closes BMHS, spike prompts call for renewed vigilance

NORWALK, Conn. – Brien McMahon High School and the Center for Global Studies will remain closed through Nov. 2... (Read more)

10 / 21 / 2020

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At 3% positive, CT reaches another dangerous COVID-19 milestone — and much faster than the last one

It took all summer and the first three weeks of fall for daily coronavirus infection test rates in Connecticut... (Read more)

10 / 20 / 2020

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COVID-19: ‘More spread,’ NPS goes remote at Brien McMahon High School

NORWALK, Conn. – COVID-19 cases continue to increase in Norwalk, with 49 new cases reported Friday. Norwalk Public Schools... (Read more)

10 / 16 / 2020

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CT faces its single-largest COVID-19 infection spike in four months

Norwalk sees 19 more cases The state recorded its highest single-day COVID-19 rate in four months on Monday, with... (Read more)

10 / 13 / 2020

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Lamont tasks panel with choosing who first gets COVID vaccine in CT

A panel of 15-20 individuals appointed by Gov. Ned Lamont will help make one of the toughest decisions facing... (Read more)

10 / 11 / 2020

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Norwalk town clerk: Absentee ballots already being cast at City Hall

NORWALK, Conn. — About 13,500 absentee ballots were sent to Norwalk voters Friday, Town Clerk Rick McQuaid said. “We... (Read more)

10 / 6 / 2020

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COVID-19: Three cases in schools; ‘watching closely’

NORWALK, Conn. — There’s a confirmed case of COVID-19 at Brien McMahon High School, which will require people to... (Read more)

10 / 6 / 2020

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Washington Prime to make outdoor space permanent; Commission discusses options for other restaurants

NORWALK, Conn. — When Gov. Ned Lamont began relaxing restrictions following the state’s shutdown due to COVID-19, one of... (Read more)

10 / 2 / 2020

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Lamont easing COVID restrictions: ‘We’ve earned the right.’

Connecticut will move to a third phase of easing COVID-19 restrictions on Oct. 8, permitting theaters and concert halls... (Read more)

9 / 25 / 2020

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Republican lawsuit to overturn the ACA is as inexplicable as it is unforgivable

America is in the midst of unprecedented public health and economic crises that have shaken the foundations of our... (Read more)

9 / 22 / 2020

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