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Stories tagged COVID-19

Showing 9/10/2020 to 7/20/2020

Norwalk photos: Handing out food in Veteran’s Park

State and local dignitaries support CT Foodbank drive through food distribution NORWALK, Conn. – Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz, Mayor... (Read more)

9 / 10 / 2020

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On script, a party-line vote ratifies Lamont’s emergency powers

HARTFORD, Conn. — The Democratic majority on a special legislative oversight committee blocked a Republican effort Friday to nullify... (Read more)

9 / 5 / 2020

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NPS ‘confident’ about school reopening

NORWALK, Conn. – The pricetag for reopening Norwalk Public Schools under COVID-19 restrictions has dropped to $15 million, down... (Read more)

9 / 2 / 2020

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NPS ‘scrambles’ to fill positions one week ahead of school reopening

NORWALK, Conn. – A call for bus substitutes and invitations for volunteers to become Norwalk Public Schools employees have... (Read more)

9 / 1 / 2020

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COVID 19: School employee tests positive at Kendall

NORWALK, Conn. — A group of Kendall Elementary School employees are self-quarantining after a colleague tested positive for COVID-19.... (Read more)

8 / 31 / 2020

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State adjusts how much aid it will send school districts

State officials made adjustments Thursday to how much money districts will receive to open schools during COVID – opting... (Read more)

8 / 28 / 2020

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Rilling: Reopening City Hall, money for schools and a good interest rate

NORWALK, Conn. — Some newsy tidbits from Tuesday’s Council meeting: A City Hall reopening plan $8.2 million to Norwalk... (Read more)

8 / 26 / 2020

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Norwalk takes ‘proactive’ step, offering employees early retirement incentive

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk is set to offer 91 non-uniformed employees an early retirement opportunity, in an effort to... (Read more)

8 / 26 / 2020

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Unions issue list of ‘non-negotiable’ COVID protocols for a safe school reopening

Union officials representing more than 60,000 school employees demanded Monday that districts implement a host of costly safety procedures... (Read more)

8 / 24 / 2020

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Which local jobs came out ahead in the Paycheck Protection Program?

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk-based businesses that received loans under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) have retained close to 20,000... (Read more)

8 / 24 / 2020

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Danbury on COVID-19 alert after cases spike

Connecticut public health officials have issued an alert to Danbury residents after what the state is calling a “significant... (Read more)

8 / 22 / 2020

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NPS delays school opening one week

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Public Schools is delaying the start of the school year until Sept. 8. The one-week... (Read more)

8 / 19 / 2020

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Report offers clues to what went wrong in lethal COVID outbreak in nursing homes

COVID-19 hit nursing homes in the Northeast states particularly hard, but those living in Connecticut long term care facilities... (Read more)

8 / 19 / 2020

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NPS works toward keeping parents informed as teachers doubt reopening specifics

NORWALK, Conn. — Town halls, reopening manuals, Facebook live events and other tactics were touted at Tuesday evening’s Norwalk... (Read more)

8 / 19 / 2020

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A look at the return to Norwalk Public Schools

NORWALK, Conn. — Mask breaks, hybrid models for older students, health screening forms and apps, and new air filters... (Read more)

8 / 14 / 2020

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NPS looks to use Jefferson, federal funds in reopening

NORWALK, Conn. — It may be necessary to use Jefferson Elementary School to house Norwalk elementary school children in... (Read more)

8 / 13 / 2020

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Eversource, Wadsworth, hazardous waste and COVID-19 counseling

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk announcements for you: A virtual public hearing on Eversource rate increases Learn about Wadsworth... (Read more)

8 / 13 / 2020

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Norwalk photos: NHS pomp and circumstance under social distancing guidelines

Updated, 1 a.m. Thursday: More information. NORWALK, Conn. — Bob Welsh attended the Norwalk High School graduation ceremonies Tuesday,... (Read more)

8 / 12 / 2020

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Dalio Foundation aids Norwalk in creating ‘Connectivity Initiative’ for NPS families

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk has secured grant funding to help bridge the digital divide, a joint venture described as... (Read more)

8 / 11 / 2020

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Norwalk photos: Troupe429

NORWALK, Conn. — Troupe429, Wall Street’s LGBTQ bar and performance space, has returned in a different format after four... (Read more)

8 / 10 / 2020

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CT will dedicate a total $266M to school districts to safeguard fall reopening from COVID

Gov. Ned Lamont will dedicate $160 million of Connecticut’s $1.4 billion, federal Coronavirus Relief Fund grant to help school... (Read more)

8 / 7 / 2020

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Norwalk CFO: ‘I’m very, very pleased’

NORWALK, Conn. — Praise fell easily at Monday’s Board of Estimate and Taxation meeting in light of what Mayor... (Read more)

8 / 4 / 2020

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Norwalk State Rep candidates adjust to campaigning in COVID-19 world

NORWALK, Conn. — Lawn-banking. Zoom town halls. Door-knocking with masks and materials in plastic bags. These are just a... (Read more)

8 / 3 / 2020

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Norwalk educators fight for reopening funds from feds and State

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk educators joined in a statewide protest Thursday, lining up more than 50 cars in a... (Read more)

7 / 31 / 2020

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Lamont doubled down on opening schools – but says the state won’t enforce it

HARTFORD, Conn. — Gov. Ned Lamont continued to walk back state authority over whether schools will reopen this fall, saying... (Read more)

7 / 31 / 2020

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NPS rejiggers reopening plan

NORWALK, Conn. – Half of Norwalk’s school children will attend classes at a time this fall, under a revised... (Read more)

7 / 30 / 2020

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Connecticut leaves it to local districts whether to reopen schools full-time

HARTFORD, Conn. — Gov. Ned Lamont said Monday the state will not dictate the opening date of the school year or... (Read more)

7 / 29 / 2020

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Additional cost to reopen CT schools during a pandemic: $420 million

Whether schools open for in-person instruction or remote learning during this pandemic, the additional costs are pegged at $420... (Read more)

7 / 29 / 2020

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SoNo murals celebrate ‘renewal’ of Washington Street businesses

Updated at 2 a.m. Saturday to include additional information, headline changed. NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk celebrated its new Washington... (Read more)

7 / 24 / 2020

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NPS works to design school reopening plan

NORWALK, Conn. — A team of volunteers is assisting Norwalk Public Schools administrators tackle the challenge of reopening the... (Read more)

7 / 20 / 2020

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