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Manresa Island economic impact analysis

  • Norwalk political roundup: Puzzle pieces, accusations and explanations

    Updated, 12:56 p.m.: Comment from Travis Simms. NORWALK, Conn. – Some Norwalk political news for you: Touting the Manresa study Duleep condemns Simms’ bill; Simms says Democrats divided on racial lines Mosby loses appeal Village Creek dredging explained

  • Manresa Study released

    NORWALK, Conn. – The Manresa Island study has been released. “The four concepts outlined in the report are: a marina and boatyard; a renewable solar energy generation and storage facility, an educational campus, and a residential single-family home development,” a press release from the City said Thursday. “All four concepts include preserving open space and…

  • Norwalkers’ preferred path for Manresa Island would be costly

    NORWALK, Conn. — Most people who offered an opinion on Manresa Island would prefer a passive reuse of the property, with open pathways through marshland and forests. Problem is, that use would generate no property tax revenue from a property that currently provides Norwalk with $565,000 a year. That’s the word from Fitzgerald & Halliday,…

  • Thorough Manresa Island cleanup cost pegged at $31M to $60M

    Updated, 2:30 p.m.: PDF of PowerPoint presentation added.  NORWALK, Conn. – A “shallow excavation” of part of Manresa Island would cost $31 million, a Licensed Environmental Professional told about 100 people Monday. If you were to do the rest of “AOC-1,” it could be an additional $29.5 million, according to a slide shown by Lynn…

  • Norwalk political notes: No park at the would-be mosque

    Norwalk political notes: No park at the would-be mosque

    NORWALK, Conn. – Here’s what we have for you in political notes this Monday: No park at 127 Fillow; open space deed swap elsewhere Mocciae: Recs & Parks can’t afford some concerts Hempstead’s re-recusal Murphy, Blumenthal ‘urge’ NRG to help with Manresa study Morris contradicts self District B Council reps again vote no on Ely…

  • A documentary for teens, an event for families and a Manresa Island study workshop

    Updated, 1:39 p.m.: Manresa Island survey link made functional. NORWALK, Conn. —  Here’s a sampling of imminent Norwalk happenings: A documentary: ‘Screenagers’ YMCA free community event Workshop for Manresa Island Reuse Study

  • Optimism heralds Norwalk Council’s green light for Manresa Island study

    NORWALK, Conn. – A landmark “public-public partnership” was approved Tuesday as the Common Council moved ahead with funding a study of options for Manresa Island, over the objections of two Council members who said there were other ways to use the money. The Council voted 11-0-3 to approve the $75,000 expenditure, an action described by…