NORWALK, Conn. – The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk announcement that it was buying a new $2.6 million boat led the news in the city this week.
The as-yet-unnamed, 65-foot vessel will be built by Mamaroneck, N.Y.-based Robert E. Derecktor Inc. and will serve as a floating classroom for marine-science exploration in Long Island Sound.
In other news, 880 Norwalk students graduated from the police Drug Abuse Resistance Education program.
Norwalk police investigated two gas station robberies less than 24 hours apart.
The improvement project for the Washington Village housing complex moved ahead.
Oyster Shell Park along the Norwalk River will be the site of a tribute to the victims of the Newtown school shooting.
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