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Isabelle Hargrove

  • Norwalk Republicans embrace change, seek better outcomes

    NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Republicans, battered badly in the last three municipal elections, are energetically retooling their efforts ahead of an uncertain attempt to unseat Democratic Mayor Harry Rilling and regain a voice in City government. One major change was involuntary – Carl Dickens has stepped down from the Republican Town Committee leadership role due…

  • Change is coming to Norwalk

    Some elections are meant to be transformative. They usher in a new era, new leadership style, new ways to get it done and break old paradigms. This is how this election feels. While the establishment doubles down on the same guy, people around town are energized by the prospect of change. It is time to…

  • Hargrove condemns ‘arrogant’ campaign sign removals

    NORWALK, Conn. — The Norwalk Department of Public Works was “weaponized” to conduct raids on campaign signs, Isabelle Hargrove said last week, calling it an “act of political arrogance.” Former Republican Town Committee Chairman Pete Torrano said, in response to a NancyOnNorwalk inquiry, that he had “serious doubts” that Mayor Harry Rilling ordered the removal…

  • Al Madany Islamic Center members show off their new Norwalk home

    NORWALK, Conn. – The new carpet in what was a Christian sanctuary at the 1 Union Park is plush, ornate and not centered, but pointed 58 degrees northeast, according to Zaynub Kadri, a Norwalk middle school student. “You pray towards Kabba, a house of worship in Mecca,” Zaynub said Saturday, leading a tour of the…

  • Vote for Ehlers

    I attended a debate the other night between State Sen. Bob Duff and his challenger, Greg Ehlers. The contrast between the two men could not have been more pronounced. Duff, who has been sitting in the legislature for 14 years, was his predictable self, trying to sound optimistic while justifying poor results and blaming long-gone…

  • NCC said to be dropping idea for bridge over Richards Avenue

    NORWALK, Conn. — A better idea is reportedly brewing for Richards Avenue and the college students that routinely cross it. “We believe at this point Norwalk Community College’s president has withdrawn his request for the (pedestrian) bridge. … He no longer sees that as solution to the security issues he felt were present on Richards…

  • Online petition calls for Shirley Mosby’s resignation

    Update, 4:11 a.m. Saturday, April 4, number of signatures. NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk resident Isabelle Hargrove has started an online petition calling for Board of Education member Shirley Mosby to resign. The petition was posted Monday with two signatures. As of 4:10 a.m. Saturday, there were 253 signatures on the petition. A statement at the…

  • SoNo mall given ‘strong support’ in first chance for Norwalkers to weigh in

      NORWALK, Conn. – It was a good night Monday for the developers who want to build a mall in SoNo – most of the people speaking to the government officials who can advance the project said positive things. “We were really pleased for a couple of reasons,” said General Growth Properties Senior Developer Doug…