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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.

Events

06/22/2024
Royal Arcanum Art Exhibit: Sam Guindon
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

06/22/2024
Flora to Feast Garden Tour
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

06/23/2024
Royal Arcanum Art Exhibit: Sam Guindon
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tobey Pond Hours

Starting Friday, June 14, Tobey Pond will be open every day from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Hours may change based on lifeguard availability. Swim lesson training for the lifeguards starts next week; stay tuned.

Municipal Meetings

06/27/2024, 6:00 PM
SPECIAL MEETING

07/01/2024, 7:00 PM

07/02/2024, 5:00 PM

07/02/2024, 5:00 PM
VIA ZOOM

07/02/2024, 6:00 PM
SPECIAL MEETING

07/03/2024, 4:30 PM

07/08/2024, 6:00 PM

07/09/2024, 6:30 PM

Community News

Norfolk Weather Station Offline

Bad things often come in threes. As if the hot weather were not enough, now the Great Mountain Forest weather station has lost its connection to Weather Underground.

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Maple Avenue Work Paused

Work on Maple Avenue has temporarily ground to a halt because Guerrera Construction has been called away to work at the Danbury Airport.

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Will a Llama Be In the Library?

The Norfolk Library Associates will continue its 50th anniversary celebration Sunday, June 23, with a Street Fair at Station Place from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. 

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Community Association To Unveil New Sculpture

The Norfolk Community Association will unveil the second sculpture in its proposed Norfolk Sculpture Trail, Friday, June 28, at 6:00 p.m. on the Village Green.

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Pet Parade Postponed

The pet parade scheduled for tonight (Friday, 8/14) has been postponed due to bad weather. Watch for a new time to be announced.

Botelle Sixth Graders Advance to Middle School

Sixth graders told to dream big as they advance to Region #7.

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Transfer Station Swap Shop Open for Business

The thrill of discovery again awaits residents at the transfer station with the grand opening of the new Swap Shop.

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Town Notices

Transfer Station & Tobey Pond Permits

Permits for the Transfer Station and Tobey Pond are on sale starting Monday, June 3rd. Permits 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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Annual Town Meeting

The Annual Town Meeting was held at Botelle School on Monday, May 13, 2024, at 7:00 p.m. Read more.

Results of Regional School District #7 Budget Referendum

A referendum regarding the Regional School District No.7 Annual Budget was held on Tuesday, May 7, 2024. The results are: “Yes” votes = 29, “No” votes = 7.

Region 7 Announces Student Records Disposal

Region 7 will destroy the records for special education and 504 students who left or graduated from district towns before 2017 or who were born before July 1, 1999.

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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.

Newly emerged Prometheus moth evokes hope for threatened insects. 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!