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  • Norwalk task force demands project manager as DPW leader begs for help with ConnDOT

    Norwalk task force demands project manager as DPW leader begs for help with ConnDOT

    Updated, 4 a.m., Aug. 4: Letter from Harbor Management Commission added NORWALK, Conn. – Heads up, Norwalk: Connecticut is contemplating changing SoNo’s visual landscape to the point that it would be unrecognizable. So said Department of Public Works Operations Manager Lisa Burns at Tuesday’s Norwalk Center Task Force meeting, where an impromptu update on the…

  • Norwalk DPW goes ‘OMG’ over ConnDOT’s scattered approach

    Norwalk DPW goes ‘OMG’ over ConnDOT’s scattered approach

    NORWALK, Conn. – Warnings last summer about a potential Norwalk “traffic bomb” don’t seem to have made much of an impression with the Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT.) “It’s difficult and it’s frustrating,” Department of Public Works Director Bruce Chimento said Tuesday after describing ConnDOT engineers who are working on their individual projects without an…

  • Burns: Criminal investigation of Norwalk sewage treatment plant turns up nothing

    NORWALK, Conn. – The state has found nothing in its investigation into possible wrongdoing at the Norwalk sewage treatment plant, Department of Public Works Operations Manager Lisa Burns said. Mayor Harry Rilling said in September that the Norwalk Police Department was “looking into some issues of concern to see if there was any criminal activity”…

  • Norwalk Police eyeing Norwalk sewage treatment plant in criminal investigation

    NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk Police have questioned workers at Norwalk’s sewage treatment plant in connection with a criminal investigation. Department of Public Works Operations Manager Lisa Burns said at Monday’s Water Pollution Control Authority meeting that Norwalk detectives had recently visited the sewage treatment plant and asked questions, but declined to say why. She said…

  • Norwalk public works employees: No confidence in DPW director

    Updated 8:45 p.m. with comment from Mayor Harry Rilling. NORWALK, Conn. – A group of Norwalk’s Department of Public Works employees has, for the second time in six years, officially expressed unhappiness with department Director Hal Alvord. Local 2405 of Council 4 AFSCME, representing 125 Norwalk public service workers in the DPW and other city…