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Nicole Rivard

Power will be shut off in flooded neighborhoods

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SNEW is reporting that they will shut off power to flooded neighborhoods to protect the electrical infrastructure, prevent electrocutions and fire. South Norwalk neighborhoods along the Norwalk River, from Neptune Avenue North, and generally along Meadow Street to Woodward to South Main and East of South Main to Washington Street will be affected. Rowayton residents […] [Read More]
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Storm interrupts sewer service in parts of city

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By Nicole Rivard At a press briefing this morning, Norwalk Department of Public Works Director Hal Alvord said that all Belle Island residents have no sewer service as the Belle Island pumping station is submerged. The Sammis Street pumping station is on backup power and he anticipates losing that pumping station completely as well. “People […] [Read More]
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Smoking Cessation Program Offered at Norwalk Hospital

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Norwalk Hospital is offering a free smoking cessation program beginning on Oct. 2 at 6 p.m. in the third floor respiratory classroom in the Section of Pulmonary Medicine at the hospital. The program consists of six weekly sessions. The hospital’s Section of Pulmonary Medicine offers the smoking cessation program, free of charge, as a community […] [Read More]
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NCC to host new student orientation

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Norwalk Community College will offer Orientation Sessions for students new to NCC on Aug. 29 and 30 in the West Campus cafeteria, 188 Richards Ave., Norwalk. Orientation provides an opportunity to meet NCC students, faculty, counselors and staff. You’ll learn helpful tips and gain useful information about strategies to succeed in college. Raffle drawing will […] [Read More]
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Lighthouse to serve up a terrifying treat

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Halloween is coming early to Sheffield Island as visitors to the lighthouse will be greeted by ghosts, goblins, ghouls and things that go bump in the dark Aug. 11 and 12. Norwalk Seaport Association will present the ‘’Haunted Sheffield Island Lighthouse.” “Sheffield Lighthouse will be transformed into a ‘gently’ haunted house for the weekend that […] [Read More]
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SoNo Arts Celebration marks 37 years this weekend

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The 37th SoNo Arts Celebration will be taking place Aug. 3, 4 and 5 in South Norwalk. The SoNo Arts Celebration is a non-profit gala that boasts a line-up of artists and performers to an audience of more than 60,000 patrons. “We are counting down to another great year of SoNo Arts. This year rings […] [Read More]
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Dark Knight to rise in Norwalk on the big, big screen

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“The Dark Knight Rises” will open in Norwalk in two places Friday — in the Aquarium’s IMAX® Theater as well as the Royale Theater on Westport Avenue. Bow Tie Cinemas, the motion picture exhibitor in Southwestern Connecticut, has partnered with the aquarium to present Warner Brother’s upcoming hit on the big, big screen. The engagement […] [Read More]
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New parking plan for Norwalk beaches

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To ensure convenient access to beach facilities, the Norwalk Department of Recreation and Parks will initiate a new parking plan during the upcoming season. The plan will make certain that the Norwalk residents with seasonal passes to access Calf Pasture and Shady Beaches can proceed smoothly to parking facilities. It will also provide separate parking […] [Read More]
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