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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.

Tobey Pond Hours

Tobey Pond is open every day from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., subject to lifeguard availability. Swim lessons have begun; click here to see details on our events list. Click here for information about access permits.

Municipal Meetings

08/05/2024, 7:00 PM

08/06/2024, 5:00 PM

08/06/2024, 5:00 PM
VIA ZOOM

08/06/2024, 6:00 PM
SPECIAL MEETING

08/07/2024, 4:30 PM

08/08/2024, 5:00 PM

08/08/2024, 6:00 PM

08/12/2024, 6:00 PM

Community News

Things Tried and True, Some Things New at WIN

The ninth annual summer Weekend in Norfolk, a three-day town-wide festival, returns August 2 through August 4 with activities for all ages and interests.

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Town Seeking New ZEO After Resignation

The town has launched a search for a new Zoning Enforcement Officer following the resignation this week of Karl Nilsen. 

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Town Officials Anticipate Financial Boost

Town finances may get a boost from an anticipated insurance payout and a possible federal grant.

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Finance Board Okays $1.2 Million Investment

The Board of Finance voted Tuesday night to invest the $1.2 million remaining after the termination of the town’s defined pension fund in a one-year Treasury bill, earning 4.88 percent.

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P&Z Sets Hearings for August

The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold public hearings in August on a subdivision application and a text amendment for a previously approved dog park.

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North Brook Trail Work Will Begin Soon

Work on the North Brook Trail is expected to begin in August, according to George Johannesen of Allied Engineering Associates, who designed it for the Rails to Trails Committee.

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City Meadow Restoration Will Be Ongoing Effort

Restoration of City meadow, which was reclaimed several years ago as a wildlife habitat, will be an ongoing effort as invasives are removed and controlled.

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Town Notices

Road Work on Old Goshen Road

Workmen have begun repairs on Old Goshen Road, milling and paving the hilly section in the area of Torrington House. The road will remain open and the work should be completed by Friday, July 19.

Notice of Revaluation

The Town of Norfolk is conducting a Revaluation for the October 1, 2024 Grand List. The Town has contracted with E-Quality Valuation Services, LLC to assist with the Revaluation. Representatives of E-Quality will be conducting inspections and taking photographs of properties throughout the town. Read more.

Republican Senate Primary

A primary of the Republican Party for the office of United States Senator will be held on August 13, 2024 from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Early Voting will be held from August 5 to August 11. Absentee ballots are available at the Town Clerk’s office for any registered Republican voter. Read more.

Transfer Station & Tobey Pond Permits

Vehicles parked at Tobey Pond are now being checked to ensure they have stickers permitting their owners to use the beach.

Permits for the Transfer Station and Tobey Pond may be obtained in person at the Town Clerk’s office during normal business hours, Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. to noon, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., or by mail. There is also a locked mailbox on the front porch where applications with checks can be deposited. Application available here.

Dog Licensing

Dog licenses must be renewed by June 30 through the Town Clerk’s office.

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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.

Once upon a time, this was the “Highest Railroad Station in Connecticut.” The train is gone, but the building remains. Read the full story.

Emergency Updates

Check out Norfolk’s Emergency Management Department (EMD) Facebook and Instagram pages for information about school closings and other time-sensitive announcements, particularly when bad weather hits.

Directory

This directory is your guide to Norfolk organizations, businesses, places of worship and municipal contacts. To request a free listing, click here.

Do you need a dog walker or a voice coach? 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!