Stories By Abigail Brone

  • Mayor: 'Latest stunt' nearly gets developer tossed from meeting Norwalk real estate developer Jason Milligan disrupted a Common Council meeting to discuss the ongoing POKO litigation as depositions in the case continue.
  • After failed POKO request, Norwalk minority leader seeks clarity on his authority Norwalk GOP Council member Bryan Meek to seek legal opinion on minority council authority after failed attempt to add item to meeting agenda.
  • Stew Leonard's indoor garden center in Norwalk to finish soon As part of a larger expansion project, Stew Leonard's in Norwalk plans to complete its new indoor garden center by the end of November.
  • Norwalk developer offers to settle POKO for $3.5M, documents show Developer Jason Milligan's offer for Norwalk to pay $3.5 million to settle the POKO litigation was not included on the Common Council's agenda.
  • Norwalk begins charter revision. Here's what happens next. Norwalk's Charter Revision Commission met for the first time last week and plans to update the 1913 document over the next year.
  • Memorial for late Mayor Bill Collins set for Maritime Aquarium Memorial service at the Maritime Aquarium planned in October for former Norwalk mayor Bill Collins who died in a car accident in July. 
  • Norwalk tour explores history of Wall Street architecture Norwalk Preservation Trust will hold a two-hour guided walking tour of Wall Street followed by a one-hour taste of the neighborhood's restaurants.
  • Norwalk cannabis ordinance gains committee approval Norwalk's cannabis ordinance has advanced for the Common Council to vote on next week after receiving committee approval on Tuesday night.
  • City's cannabis ordinance raises concerns for GOP council member Norwalk's proposed cannabis ordinance has raised questions for some residents, including Bryan Meek, the lone Republican member of the Common Council.
  • Norwalk set to vote on cannabis ordinance Norwalk will hold a public hearing and will vote on a proposed cannabis ordinance Tuesday following an information forum on Monday.
  • Space Camp scholarship fulfills Norwalk student’s dream Brien McMahon sophomore Marcie Rivera said a scholarship helped to fulfill her dream of attending Space Camp over the summer.
  • What you need to know about Norwalk’s Oyster Festival Norwalk’s 44th Oyster Festival will be held this weekend, starting Friday in Veteran’s Park.
  • Norwalk public works chief resigns after taking personal leave Anthony Carr, who had been on personal leave since July, resigned last week as Norwalk’s operations and public works chief.
  • Norwalk program recycles nearly 10K pounds of clothes, fabrics Between April and August, Norwalk residents donated more than 9,500 pounds of clothing to be resold or recycled through a new program.
  • Why Norwalk has no plans to move to hybrid or in-person meetings Since public meetings went virtual at the start of the COVID pandemic, a city spokesperson says more Norwalk residents have become engaged.
  • Developer avoids sanction for revealing $4.5M settlement offer Norwalk real estate developer Jason Milligan and his attorneys avoided court sanction after including a settlement offer from the city in a public document.
  • Take a look inside Norwalk’s refurbished-as-new elementary school Norwalk’s Jefferson Elementary School students will return to the building next week after being displaced for two years during the renovations.
  • New city hub a lifeline for residents in need of social services The Norwalk community resources hub connects residents in need with social services and nonprofits.
  • City to get new police cars after saving millions on 911 system After saving several million dollars on a communications system upgrade, Norwalk will allocate $200,000 for three new police vehicles.
  • Stamford woman seeks to open day care at Norwalk church The owner of Watch Me Grow Daycare, which is also located in Stamford, wants to open a facility for 14 children at St. Paul’s on the Green.