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Connecticut launches investigation into utilities’ Isaias performance as pols’ tempers rise

The inquiry will help "determine whether the companies are meeting their legal obligations and whether any penalties need to be applied," Gov. Ned Lamont said. "The people of Connecticut deserve better than the service they are receiving.”

Brian Smith to replace Karen Doyle Lyons as Norwalk GOP registrar

Smith has belonged to the RTC for some 40 years, the last eight-plus as deputy registrar.

Despite GOP registrar of voters’ defiance, Norwalk moving ahead with termination

“Karen Doyle Lyons’ employment with the City of Norwalk will terminate on July 20, 2020,” Mayor Harry Rilling said in a statement.

Norwalk GOP registrar of voters resists demands for resignation in wake...

Having originally agreed to step down, Lyons has since rescinded that offer.

Leadership in a time of crisis: Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton

“Be confident, be calm, and be compassionate – ‘the three C’s'," Boughton says. "You want people to know that you are somebody thy can turn to when there’s a crisis facing the community."

When and how to reopen? Opinions vary widely

Around the state, some favor opening businesses now, while others favor slowly rolling out certain sectors. Even Gov. Ned Lamont, who has said an official strategic announcement will be made on May 20, is now indicating some reopenings could occur sooner.

COVID-19 LATEST: Talks of reopening economy heat up as Fairfield County...

The governor said that, according to Office of Policy and Management Secretary Melissa McCaw, the state has withstood about $450 million in coronavirus-related expenses. "Connecticut right now is doing better than a lot of other states," Lamont said, noting the strength of its rainy day fund.

Norwalk reaches settlement to prevent halfway house on Quintard Avenue

Although the property had previously been used as a drug rehabilitation center, a new proposal to make it a facility that would transition prisoners back into society met with resistance.

FactSet relocating global HQ in Norwalk

The new headquarters at 45 Glover will occupy over 173,000 square feet and was designed “to meet the highest wellness standards with minimal environmental impact,” according to the company.

Norwalk growing into major player, mayor says – but some big...

"More people are starting to take notice of who we are and what we have to offer," says Harry Rilling, recently elected to his fourth term as mayor. "We’ve got it all.”

Taking a toll on commuters: Lamont woos politicians and residents on...

The future of the governos’s ambitious 10-year, $21 billion CT2030 plan is very much in doubt, with state Republicans remaining skeptical and several of his fellow Democratic lawmakers hedging their bets as next year’s election looms.

Suez snags Norwalk’s $78M wastewater contract

The 10-year contract will begin in May 2020 and cover the management of an 18 million gallons-per-day conventional wastewater treatment facility, 210 miles of sanitary sewers and 25 pump stations.

Incumbent leaders returning to office – except for Fairfield’s Tetreau

Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling, and Trumbull First Selectman Vicki Tesoro were all re-elected, while State Rep. Fred Camillo is taking as Greenwich First Selectman from the retiring Peter Tesei.

Norwalk announces $4M-plus in infrastructure improvements

Additional curbside parking spots in the Wall Street district have the potential for $1.8 million per year for the area, according to Jud Aley, a member of the Norwalk Parking Authority Board.

Norwalk tax assessors resign over handling of property revaluations

The department "will be more responsive to the public going forward through improved customer service and communication," says Mayor Harry Rilling.