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  • Norwalkers crowd Mill Hill for July 4th commemoration and fun

    Updated, 7:58a.m.: Copy edit NORWALK, Conn. — It’s obvious from John Levin’s photos that a good time was had by all who attended the annual July 4 celebration at Mill Hill. Reenactors from the Sable Soldiers of the American Revolution depicted soldiers from the Marbleheaders and the 1st Rhode Island Regiment of Foot in a Revolutionary War encampment, according to…

  • Norwalk Council tackles issues big and small

    NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk’s Common Council on Tuesday: Sealed the deal on the 3-year Special Education fund, with $1.1 million up front on the city’s end Tabled its resolution targeted at AMEC Carting Gave its blessing to the West Rocks window replacement and other school expenses Rebuffed a lone Council member’s attempt to rewrite language…

  • Mill Hill ADA upgrade underway

    NORWALK, Conn. – There’s a new vista in Norwalk that is being made accessible for disabled people so everyone can enjoy a glimpse of Norwalk history. Construction has begun to bring Phase I of the Mill Hill master plan to fruition, a project funded with $144,000 of capital budget money. “The primary goal is to…

  • Horse visit commemorates 1779 burning of Norwalk

    NORWALK, Conn. – The Second Continental Light Dragoons horsed around Saturday on Norwalk’s Mill Hill for the first time since 1779. That date is significant: The visit from Sheldon’s Horse unit was arranged by the Norwalk Historical Society to commemorate the burning of Norwalk on July 11, 1779, when British Maj. Gen. William Tryon, with…

  • Norwalk 2.0 gets nod, with or without Smith Street

    NORWALK, Conn. – Shipping trailers are likely to be seen soon in the Wall Street area under a plan approved by the Norwalk Common Council on Tuesday. The leased containers will be part of a Norwalk 2.0 three-week art exhibit, described in a positive way as “edgy” by Council President Doug Hempstead (R-At Large). The…

  • Mill Hill property-taking sent back to Norwalk committee

    NORWALK, Conn. – A “sneaky” transfer of public property to a private developer was sent back to committee for further study Tuesday after Norwalk citizens took time to express their disappointment with the proposal. The intended Smith Street Option Agreement between the city and M. F. DiScala Co. regarding the long-delayed Head of the Harbor…