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Norwalk (Fairfield, Connecticut)

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  • CT Science Center, Twain House To Get Millions In New State Funds For Improvements

    HARTFORD - A $4 million grant to the Connecticut Science Center and another $2.2 million for the Mark Twain House & Museum head up an impressive list of state funding proposals for cultural institutions that are expected to win approval Friday. The...
  • Walking Down All 22 Stories Of The Hilton Hotel — The Hard Way — For A Good Cause

    Walking Down All 22 Stories Of The Hilton Hotel — The Hard Way — For A Good Cause
    HARTFORD, Conn. — Waterford Group Chairman Len Wolman builds hotels from the ground up, but today, he will see how it feels to go from the top down. Wolman will be among the 115 people expected to rappel down the side of the 22-story Hilton...
  • New Hampshire Defeats Fairfield In Little League Regional

    BRISTOL — Getting the nod under the bright lights of the New England Regional, New Hampshire's Derek Steckowych wanted to stay relaxed. The right-handed starting pitcher did just that, appearing cool and collected as he gave Fairfield batters fits....
  • Norwalk School Locked Down As Police Pursue Suspect

    NORWALK – A middle school was placed on lockdown Tuesday after a man in the neighborhood threatened to harm himself and others, according to school officials. Deputy Superintendent of Schools Tony Daddona said that police placed West Rocks Middle...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Law-And-Lobbying Firm Of Ritter And Cafero Sparks More Controversy

     Law-And-Lobbying Firm Of Ritter And Cafero Sparks More Controversy
    When House Minority Leader Lawrence Cafero, R-Norwalk, argued strenuously last Tuesday against a bill requiring increased financial disclosures by for-profit nursing homes, he took the same position as a lobbying firm hired by the Connecticut...
  • Even, new hotel brand, is for healthful eaters and fitness buffs

    Even, new hotel brand, is for healthful eaters and fitness buffs
    America, here's a new hotel that wants to help you make healthy choices. Even Hotels, created specifically for "wellness-minded travelers," is opening two locations on the East Coast this month and plans three more by the end of 2015. The brand is being...
  • Horace Silver dies at 85; pioneering jazz pianist and composer

    Horace Silver, the prolific jazz pianist and composer who cofounded the legendary Jazz Messengers, pioneered the genre known as hard bop and mentored scores of musicians, has died. He was 85. Silver died Wednesday at his home in New Rochelle, N.Y., of...
  • Jazz musician Horace Silver dies at age 85

    Jazz musician Horace Silver dies at age 85
    Jazz musician Horace Silver, a composer known for pioneering hard bop, has died, National Public Radio said on Wednesday. He was 85. Silver, a native of Norwalk, Connecticut, was shaped by the Portuguese influence in the islands of Cape Verde, from where...