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  • Longtime Norwalk Hospital benefactors donate $20 million to help fund patient pavilion

    NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Hospital’s largest expansion project in its history will be named after a couple whose generous donation is helping to make it possible. Carol and George Bauer, longtime dedicated hospital volunteers, have donated $20 million towards construction of a planned 188,000-square-foot patient pavilion, a news release said. Video by Harold F. Cobin

  • NPS celebrates Family Center opening on Park Street

    NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Public Schools’ new family center will help the district establish long lasting relationships with families to ensure that their students’ academic success, said Norwalk Superintendent of Schools Alexandra Estrella. “When you look across the country, family centers are a standard feature to support family engagement in many high performing districts,” Estrella

  • Why is there still no free Wi-Fi on Metro-North?

    Airplanes have Wifi.  Even Connecticut’s  CTfastrak commuter bus system from New Britain to Hartford gives its passengers free Wifi.   Commuter railroads across the U.S. offer Wifi, including Boston’s MBTA. Wifi is everywhere… but not on Metro-North.  So the Connecticut legislature has just budgeted $23 million to install 5G technology on the railroad’s M8 cars.  Are they too

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    • UPDATED: Coronavirus In Connecticut

      The state’s daily COVID summary is now based on a 7-day average: 847,039 residents have tested positive for COVID-19, with 10,459 testing positive over the last 7 days; the 7-day positivity rate is 13.71%, the state Department of Public Health (DPH) reported. The state reported 14,249,455 PCR/NAAT tests, with 76,293 residents testing positive over the

    • Connecticut Acts To Help Its Lead-Poisoned Children

      After decades of inertia, Connecticut is finally moving to help its thousands of lead-poisoned children and prevent thousands of other young children from being damaged by the widespread neurotoxin. The state will direct most of its efforts — and most of $30 million in federal money — toward its cities, whose children have borne the

    • Climate Change Views Differ By Generation Regardless Of Ideology

      For decades, scientists and public health officials have warned that the warming climate is the greatest threat to human health globally. But efforts to address the issue have been hampered by, among other things, climate change deniers. Those who do not view climate change as a significant problem driven mainly by human activity and the

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