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Manresa Neighborhoods Association

  • 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…

  • Norwalk political notes – odd, happy, serious and sad

    NORWALK, Conn. – Here’s what we have for you in political notes this Monday: Internet abuzz with the news of Tanya McDowell’s arrest Manresa Association hits goal Rilling raises eyebrows with attempt to raise money to support charter revision Duff honored by Norwalk Land Trust GGP’s Hawaii mall cited after fatal accident

  • Norwalk looks for Manresa Island options

    NORWALK, Conn. – Best to have information should an opportunity come along, Manresa Association President Charlie Taney said. That is why Norwalk has agreed to split the cost of a study 50/50 with the Manresa Association, Taney said, explaining a Request for Proposals that went out last week.

  • As Manresa issue slowly percolates, neighbors dig for information

    NORWALK, Conn. – After a year of intensive study, Charlie Taney has a good understanding of the issues surrounding Manresa Island and is pessimistic as to its outcome, he said. But he and the Manresa Association have an idea for a proactive step, and are trying to convince Norwalk to spend money on it. The…

  • Norwalk neighbors band together to influence Manresa decisions

    NORWALK, Conn. – An association of Norwalk neighbors and concerned citizens has been formed to study the Manresa Island issue and advocate for a positive end result to the closing of the nearly 60-year-old power plant there. Charlie Taney, chairman of the Manresa Neighborhoods Association (MNA), said the first objective is to understand the issues.