Paddleboat Too Big for Norwalk

Photo/Island Belle

The Hour: An impressive vessel, the 600-passenger Mississippi paddleboat, The Island Belle, is sure to catch the eye of visitors crossing the Stroffolino Bridge into South Norwalk.

But watershed regulators say the 110’, 3-story vessel—owned by Westport resident Ken Hart—is too large for Norwalk Harbor as it extends 12’ into the Federal Navigation Channel.

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