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  • Norwalk Council DPW roundup: It’s all in a name

    Updated, 7:51 p.m.: More information; two tiers of disposal passes, not three. NORWALK, Conn. – Some important doings in the Common Council Public Works Committee: A plan to revise the resident pass system Renaming part of Chestnut Street to honor Cesar Ramirez – but not right away A request to rename Cemetery Street

  • Andy Conroy, Victor Cavallo, take lead of Norwalk Republican Town Committee

    NORWALK, Conn. — Andy Conroy took over the helm for Norwalk Republicans on Monday in a short meeting that featured more elements of change for the Republican Town Committee than just the unchallenged election of new officers. For starters, Israel Navarro was elected to take over the Second Taxing District seat vacated by Cesar Ramirez.…

  • Norwalk Republicans elect new town committee members

    Correction, 2 p.m., Rosemary Tobin, not John Tobin. NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk Republicans set a new slate Monday in a caucus that appeared to be uneventful. District A member Karen Doyle Lyons, who faced opposition two years ago in her successful bid for re-election as Norwalk Republican registrar, called the resulting Republican Town Committee lineup…

  • Latinos Unidos moving forward

    NORWALK, Conn. – Weekly meetings of the newly formed Latinos Unidos de Connecticut (LUC) have resulted in an organizational structure and plans for community outreach. LUC is now a registered Connecticut non-profit, Israel Navarro said. The organization is planning a family day – the date will be set according to events in the World Cup…

  • Young would-be Norwalk senator looks toward future

    NORWALK, Conn. – A political newcomer who challenged five-term State Sen. Bob Duff (D-25) before abruptly withdrawing said he has no plans to disappear from public life and that he has learned lessons from his brief foray into Democratic affairs. Israel Navarro also said the reason he left the campaign so abruptly was his mother’s…

  • District 25 delegates make it official: Duff is the Dems’ pick for a sixth Senate term

    NORWALK, Conn. — State Sen. Bob Duff was officially endorsed Monday night for a sixth term representing the 25th District, comprising Norwalk and Darien. The District 25 Democrats gathered in City Hall’s Common Council chambers to endorse Duff, who had been expecting a challenge from 20-year-old newcomer Israel Navarro. Navarro, however, was not at the…

  • State Senate candidate Navarro releases YouTube video attacking Duff

    NORWALK, Conn. — Israel Navarro, the political newcomer who is challenging five-term state Senator Bob Duff (D-25) for the Democratic nomination, released a video on YouTube over the weekend slamming Duff for votes on bills he said would negatively affect workers and senior citizens.

  • Watts makes it official with campaign filing for Perone’s 137th District House seat

    This story was updated at 2:40 p.m. Friday, May 9, with additional information about dates and locations for Democratic endorsement conventions. NORWALK, Conn. – It’s finally official: Common Council member David Watts (D-District A) is running against incumbent Democrat Chris Perone for the District 137 seat in the state House of Representatives. Watts filed papers…

  • Norwalk Latinos off to ‘very good start’ with forum

    NORWALK, Conn. – Six or seven weeks of effort bore fruit Sunday in a forum at the South Norwalk Community Center where about 100 people listened to speeches delivered mainly in Spanish. SoNoCC deputy director Pat Ferrandino called the full house in the center’s multipurpose room “a very good start” for the newly formed Latinos…

  • Norwalk teen, former councilman taking on Duff, Morris

    Correction 3:42 a.m. Feb. 15: Fix Men’s Wearhouse spelling. NORWALK, Conn. – Two veteran Democratic Norwalk legislators appear to have a fight on their hands for re-election – two challengers say the quality of their representation has not been good and they need to be replaced. Former Norwalk Common Councilman Warren Peña says he is…