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Nicole Rivard

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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Rex to observe National Marina Day June 2

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As part of a nationwide observance, Rex Marine Center is celebrating National Marina Day on June 2 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., 144 Water St., Norwalk. “National Marina Day is an annual celebration of the important role marinas play in waterfront communities all across America,” said Bill Gardella Jr., general manager of Rex. “Each […] [Read More]
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Veterans of War in Iraq to marshal parade

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Norwalk’s Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday. The parade marshals for this year’s parade will be veterans of the War in Iraq. The parade marshals will lead the parade starting at Veterans Memorial Park on Seaview Avenue and will step off promptly at 10 a.m. The parade route is Fort Point Street, Van […] [Read More]
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Nelson named Norwalk’s Tree Advocate of the Year

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Norwalk’s Tree Advocate of the Year for 2012 is Don Nelson who has earned a reputation as the Norwalk’s father of forestry management for establishing the city as a national model for preserving its urban tree canopy. The award is to be presented by the Norwalk Tree Alliance –co-founded by Nelson in 1995—at the Norwalk […] [Read More]
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Volunteer for STAR Walk, Roll & Stroll

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STAR, Inc., Lighting the Way in Norwalk needs volunteers for the seventh annual STAR Walk, Roll & Stroll, Sunday, May 6 at Sherwood Island State Park in Westport, from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. They need help with the following: setting up walkathon route, organizing teams, distributing tee shirts, distributing water/food, children’s activities, people with […] [Read More]
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Artist installs work at South Norwalk Railroad Station

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The second of two permanent art installations at the South Norwalk train station sponsored by the Norwalk Parking Authority and the Norwalk Transit District will be installed in the next two weeks. The installation will take place between today and April 11 from 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. in the tunnel connecting the eastbound and […] [Read More]
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Make someone’s prom special

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The Norwalk YMCA and Christian Community Action are joining forces to present a Prom Dress Extravaganza. Along with the New Canaan High School Fashion Show Committee and the Wilton Women’s Club, cleaned prom dresses are being collected on Friday from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Norwalk YMCA, 370 West Ave. The dresses will be […] [Read More]
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PAWS to host senior cat Sunday

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The PAWS Animal Shelter, 504 Main Ave., is hosting a special “Senior Sunday” cat adoption day on Sunday to try to find homes for some of its adult cats before kitten season kicks into full swing. Adopters will receive a reduced adoption fee of $75, a handcrafted pet bed and a kitty “swag bag” filled […] [Read More]
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Support the Whittingham Cancer Center

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Several area businesses are teaming up with Norwalk Hospital’s Whittingham Cancer Center to help local residents with cancer. On Thursday, March 29, Tony Aitoro of Aitoro Appliances will once again host a spring wine and food tasting from 6 – 8 pm. One hundred percent of ticket sales will benefit the 2012 Whittingham Cancer Center […] [Read More]
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