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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.

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Municipal Meetings

03/04/2024, 7:00 PM
CANCELLED

03/05/2024, 5:00 PM
CANCELLED

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

“Frozen Jr.” Coming to Botelle Stage

Young thespians at Botelle School flitted around the stage in the school’s Hall of Flags recently practicing for the upcoming production of Disney’s “Frozen Jr.”

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Maple Avenue Drainage Work Ends

Drainage work on Maple Avenue will end March 1 and work will move on to other stages of the street’s restoration.

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“Incredibly Generous” Gifts Boost Town Projects

The town has received two “incredibly generous” donations to kick-start capital campaign for firehouse.

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Town is Sued Over “Slip and Fall” Accident

The town is being sued over a “slip and fall” accident that occurred three years ago.

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Integrated Pre-School Screenings March 21, 22

Pre-school screenings are scheduled for March 21 and 22 for children who will be 3 by September 1.

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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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Town Notices

Northwestern Regional School District No. 7 Proposed 2024-2025 Budget

The Northwestern Regional School District No. 7 has published the proposed budget for the 2024-2025 school year. See attached Superintendent’s Working Budget here. See Superintendent’s Budget Presentation here.

Notice of Public Hearing Decision

At a Public Hearing held by the Planning & Zoning Commission on February 20, 2024, the application from the Town of Norfolk Fire Department for Earth Excavation was approved. See application here. See copy of decision here.

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 was held by the Planning & Zoning Commission on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 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.

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.

Celebrating the Norfolk Library Associates’ 50th birthday, the library trustees threw them a party. 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!