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Norwalk (Fairfield, Connecticut)

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  • Clean Energy Vital Long-Term Investment

    Strained budgets have struck statehouses from Trenton to Sacramento, and most recently, here in Hartford. As policymakers look for short-term ways to plug budget gaps, they're raiding funds intended for long-term investments in clean energy. In lean...
  • Gun Control Sent Me Packing

    Gun Control Sent Me Packing
    What's your line in the sand? When do you finally say, "Enough," decide to sell your house, pack up your things and move your life to another state that offers more freedom and liberty? For me and my family, the straw that broke the camel's back was...
  • Stronger Laws Needed To Rebuild Fisheries

    For centuries, coastal communities in New England have relied upon a rich connection to the ocean and its bounty. Finfish such as cod and shad have supplied us with food, recreation and livelihoods for generations. At The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, one...
  • Domestic Violence Requires Police Vigilance

    Almost exactly 30 years ago, Tracey Thurman successfully sued Torrington after local police officers failed to respond to her pleas for help in keeping her safe from her estranged husband. Now, the estate of Tiana Notice was awarded a $10 million judgment...
  • College Bills Require Strategy

    According to The College Board, in inflation-adjusted dollars, the cost of tuition more than doubled between 1973 and 2013; per student borrowing increased from $1,066 in 1970 to $6,928 in 2012; the number of borrowers more than doubled over the past...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Roger Bart was born in Norwalk, Conn., on this date in 1962. This birthday guy won a Tony award for his portrayal of Snoopy in the Broadway production of "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown," but he may be more widely known for his...
  • Connecticut's Hollywood Treatment: State Has Been A Backdrop And Star In Movies

    Connecticut's Hollywood Treatment: State Has Been A Backdrop And Star In Movies
    Hollywood has spent some time in Connecticut over the years. Some big box-office hits have been filmed here. Some flops have, too. But what has Connecticut looked like to movie goers? Some movies shot and set here take a jaundiced look at Connecticut....
  • Tracking The Truth Of The Underground Railroad

    Tracking The Truth Of The Underground Railroad
    A century and a half after its peak years of activity, historians are still struggling to put together a clear and accurate picture of the Underground Railroad in Connecticut. The problem largely is the clandestine nature of the system itself; the...
  • Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History

    Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History
    The widely held assumption that Connecticut was complete wilderness when the first European settlers arrived in the early 17th Century is belied by what archaeologists have found along the state's rivers. "It was not wilderness," said Nicholas...
  • Norwalk's Douglass Fowler A Determined Civil War Commander

    Norwalk's Douglass Fowler A Determined Civil War Commander
    Douglass Fowler of Norwalk had already served two tours as a Union soldier when, in the summer of 1862, he took command of a company of the 1,000-strong 17th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry, and once more headed south to the bloody battlefields of the...
  • Theater Exhibit at Fairfield Museum; With Capote reading

    Theater Exhibit at Fairfield Museum; With Capote reading
    “Bravo! A Century of Theater in Fairfield County” is an exhibit on Southern Connecticut theater now on display at the Fairfield Museum and History Center, 370 Beach Road in Fairfield. ┬áThe exhibit continues through March 18. As part of its...