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Don’t Miss Norwalk High School’s Holiday Candlelight Concert

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Marking its 76th year, Norwalk High School’s holiday Candlelight Concert will be held on Dec. 17,18, and 19 at 8 p.m. Since 1936, NHS’ Candlelight Concert has become a highlight of the community’s holiday happenings. “There were only two years during World War II when the concert wasn’t held,” said Susan Pettibone, the head of […] [Read More]
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Disaster Recovery Center to open in Norwalk

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A Disaster Recovery Center operated by the State of Connecticut and the Federal Emergency Management Agency will open at noon Tuesday at Norwalk City Hall, 125 East Ave., Norwalk. The center will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 28, through Saturday, Dec.1. Specialists from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration […] [Read More]
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NAACP to honor Fuller, Rilling

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The Norwalk Branch, NAACP will hold its 12th annual Freedom Fund Banquet on Friday, Nov. 16, at 6 p.m. at Water’s Edge Giovanni’s, 2748 Post Road, Darien. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Marie M. Spivey, chair of the Connecticut Commission on Health Equity, and vice president for Health Equity of the Connecticut Hospital Association. […] [Read More]
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City deals with aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

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By Nicole Rivard At a press briefing Tuesday morning Norwalk Mayor Richard Moccia commended frontline police, fire, public works and city employees as well as other agencies for their efforts and expertise as Hurricane Sandy pummeled the area. He said that there were some 150 reports of trees down and that approximately 60 percent—or 18,000 […] [Read More]
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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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Calf Pasture beach before the storm

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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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