Stories By Abigail Brone

  • Popular Bridgeport Italian restaurant Massimo's coming to Norwalk Massimo's Pizza and Restaurant, which has been in Bridgeport since 1986, plans to open Massimo Pizza and Deli next week on Westport Avenue in Norwalk.
  • Why nearly 10,000 in Norwalk won't see increase in electric bills While Eversource and United Illuminating are planning an average monthly bill increase of about $80, South and East Norwalk customers won't face same rate hike.
  • Should Norwalk ban gas-powered leaf blowers? Like Westport and Stamford, Norwalk is considering whether gas-powered leaf blowers should be banned because of air and noise pollution.
  • Photos: Santa rappels down SoNo building at Norwalk holiday event The first SoNo Holiday Extravaganza featured Santa rappelling down 50 Washington St., tree and menorah lighting ceremonies and other family activities in Norwalk.
  • After historic home demolished, Norwalk seeks stricter ordinance As Norwalk "continues to explore all options" to penalize the owners accused of destroying the Hyatt House on Willow Street, a revised ordinance is in works.
  • Stew Leonard's to deliver hundreds of turkeys to those in need Norwalk police and firefighters gathered at Stew Leonard's Thursday to load up hundreds of turkeys to be delivered across the city ahead of Thanksgiving.
  • Why the Yankee Doodle Bridge sidewalk was closed for three years The Yankee Doodle Bridge sidewalk reopened last week for the first time since 2019 as construction projects were done on the overpass.
  • Santa to rappel down SoNo building in new Norwalk holiday event On Sunday, Santa will rappel down Washington Street building at Norwalk's first holiday "extravaganza," but he won't be Yankees GM Brian Cashman.
  • After three years Norwalk's Yankee Doodle Bridge sidewalk reopens Three years since the closure of the pedestrian walkway along the Yankee Doodle Bridge in Norwalk, the Department of Transportation reopened the sidewalk that allows pedestrians to walk across the Norwalk River next to Interstate 95.
  • Norwalk hires first diversity officer out of nearly 40 applicants Norwalk announced last week the hiring of LaToya Fernandez as the city's first diversity, equity and inclusion officer. She started on Nov. 1. 
  • DOT advises against return of Norwalk's Wall Street train station After a four-year feasibility study, the state Department of Transportation determined the return of a train station in the Wall Street area was not advised.
  • Norwalk releases sneak peek of new Wall Street design plans Six months after the city held a public event gathering input on a Wall Street redesign, Norwalk is ready to present the draft to residents. 
  • Norwalk salutes its veterans at City Hall ceremony On Friday, Nov. 11, Norwalk officials honored Veterans Day with a ceremony at City Hall with speeches, a parade of flags, patriotic songs and more.
  • Cops: Armed suspects captured after shots fired near SoNo schools Young men from Bridgeport and Norwalk and a 16-year-old were arrested armed with guns after shots were fired near two SoNo schools on Wednesday.
  • Independent falls short in bid for rare third Norwalk registrar Independent candidate Katherine Price Snedaker did not gain enough votes to create a third Norwalk voter registrar position for the first time in four decades.
  • Election results for Norwalk-area races Connecticut 2022 Midterm Election results in the Norwalk-area include the 25th District Senate race and the House 125th District race.
  • CT Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff wins 10th term State Sen. Majority Leader Bob Duff faced Republican Daniel Miressi and Independent candidate Lisa Brinton in the 25th Senate District race.
  • How five-year rail plan will impact Connecticut's economy With a focus on freight train use and increasing connectivity, Connecticut's five-year plan aims to stimulate the state's economy along rail routes.
  • What's next for demolished Garden Cinemas in Norwalk? Demolition has begun on the Garden Cinemas in Norwalk nearly three years after the theater closed as part of the Wall Street redevelopment project.
  • Here are the Norwalk-area races to watch Tuesday The Nov. 8 general election in Connecticut is just around the corner and some of the hot-button issues that the candidates seeking to represent the Norwalk-area are debating this year are abortion rights, education, inflation, crime and housing.