Welcome to Winter Weekend in Norfolk/Bruce Frisch

Welcome to Norfolk, Connecticut

Our small, unspoiled New England town, surrounded by beautiful hills and forests, offers a wonderful variety of things to do. Come by yourself or bring your family; friendly Norfolk will welcome you.

Events

02/25/2024
Fly Tying Demonstration at the Norfolk Hub
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

02/25/2024
Watch Women's Curling
9:00 am - 11:30 am

02/25/2024
Winter Weekend In Norfolk
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Only in Norfolk

There’s sap to boil! The Great Mountain Forest saphouse will be open to visitors Saturday, February 24, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., while they boil down what may be the last sap this year. Forester Russell Russ recommends coming before noon in case the available sap gets used up early.

Municipal Meetings

03/04/2024, 7:00 PM

03/05/2024, 5:00 PM

03/05/2024, 5:00 PM
VIA ZOOM

03/05/2024, 6:00 PM

03/06/2024, 4:30 PM

03/07/2024, 5:30 PM

03/07/2024, 6:00 PM
SPECIAL MEETING

Community News

P&Z Commission Closes Public Hearings

The Planning and Zoning Commission closed the public hearings on the proposed new firehouse house Tuesday and moved to the deliberative stage.

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Balmy Breezes, Freezing Temps: What’s a Plant to Do?

A new USDA hardiness zone map may not reflect Norfolk’s microclimates.

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Bears Emerging Early During Warm Winter

Bears are appearing early this year during a warm winter.

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Solar Array To Be Built This Year

CTEC Solar, a Bloomfield-based company, is preparing to install infrastructure for a 13-acre solar array at the Norfolk Transfer Station.

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Farmers Market Committee Focuses on Garden

The Farmers Market Committee recently discussed the future role of the market and decided to focus on the community garden behind Botelle School as its primary mission.

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City Meadow Is a Haven for Winter Birds

Of the 60 bird species listed in Norfolk’s Natural Resources Inventory as having been observed here during the winter months, 10 have been seen in City Meadow.

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Norfolk Land Trust Acquires Lovers Lane Parcel

The Norfolk Land Trust is realizing a long-time dream as it acquires 82 acres of land on Lovers Lane.

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Town Notices

Notice of Extension for Opening of Public Hearing

The Zoning Board of Appeals has received an application for an appeal of a zoning regulation submitted by David Torrey on a decision made by the Land Use Officer regarding a property at 524 Winchester Road owned by Luis Medina. The Hearing will be held upstairs at the Town Hall and was scheduled to open on February 1, 2024 but has been extended to March 7, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. See application here.

Continuation of Public Hearing

A Public Hearing will be held by the Planning & Zoning Commission on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 at 6:45 p.m. upstairs in the Town Hall to consider an application from the Town of Norfolk, Parcel 7-12/152, City Meadow for a modification to a previously approved Special Permit. See application here.

911 Reflective House Numbers

Get a reflective house number for free! Courtesy of a recent grant, the NVFD will provide any Norfolk resident with a blue number sign to make it easier for them to find you in an emergency. Call, email or text Sandy Evans (860-866-7923/sandy.whitingmills@gmail.com) with your name and street address. There is no cost for this service.

Construction Alert

Everyone, please be aware of all the construction work taking place on Maple Avenue. Pedestrians and dog walkers are especially asked not to go through the remediation area. For your own safety and the safety of the workers please give them the space to work.

Fire Department Offers Info on Knox Boxes

The Norfolk Fire Department has information on the Knox Box for those with older parents or persons who live alone.

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Norfolk Now

The community's paper publishes news and in-depth articles on Norfolk events and people. It is distributed free to all residents and by subscription; its website carries back issues.

Did you know that the Royal Arcanum Building once had a decidedly regal tower? Read the details.

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Todays snow has made for a pretty sight without much hassle.  Rt 44 and Rt 272 are in good shape and just wet.  Local town roads are still being plowed and should be good by later this afternoon.

Today's snow has made for a pretty sight without much hassle. Rt 44 and Rt 272 are in good shape and just wet. Local town roads are still being plowed and should be good by later this afternoon. ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago
Even with the lower snow totals expected for the Norfolk area, we are expecting windy conditions, snow covered roads, and possible power outages.  Because of this, both Botelle Elementary School and Northwestern Regional 7 have cancelled school for tomorrow.

Even with the lower snow totals expected for the Norfolk area, we are expecting windy conditions, snow covered roads, and possible power outages. Because of this, both Botelle Elementary School and Northwestern Regional 7 have cancelled school for tomorrow. ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

Directory

This directory is your guide to Norfolk organizations, businesses, places of worship and municipal contacts. To request a free listing, use the link below.

Do you know where to find links to town organizations, churches, businesses and more? See the Directory for a wealth of information about our town, including food, entertainment and the many services available—and find out what the Food Pantry & Clothes Closet needs this week!