Memorial Day race/Savage Frieze

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

05/22/2024
Play Pickleball at Botelle School
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm

05/23/2024
Yale Norfolk Art Lecture: Paul Pfeiffer
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

05/26/2024
Brazilian Concert at the Norfolk Library
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

05/27/2024
Memorial Day 5 Mile Road Race
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Only in Norfolk

Spring comes to Autumn Harvest Orchard.

Municipal Meetings

05/21/2024, 7:00 PM
VIA ZOOM

05/22/2024, 6:00 PM
SPECIAL MEETING - HYBRID(In-Person/Zoom

06/03/2024, 7:00 PM

06/04/2024, 5:00 PM

06/04/2024, 5:00 PM
VIA ZOOM

06/04/2024, 6:00 PM

06/04/2024, 6:00 PM
SPECIAL MEETING

The town budget for the coming fiscal year, which starts July 1, 2024, was approved at the town meeting held May 13, and the mill rate was set at 28.4. Click on the names to see the Approved Budget Summary, the Approved Budget By Department, the Approved Income Summary, the minutes of the meeting setting the mill rate and the Town of Norfolk Audited Financial Statement.

Community News

DOT Describes $37 Million Route 44 Project

State DOT representatives explained a $37,000,000 reconstruction project on Route 44 to townspeople Thursday night.

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Registration Open for 45th Memorial Day Race

Registration is open for the 45th annual Norfolk Volunteer Fire Department’s Memorial Day Road Race, set for May 27 at noon.

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Board of Finance Sets Mill Rate at 28.4

Following a brief Monday night town meeting that approved a $9.1 budget for 2024-25, the Board of Finance set the mill rate at 28.4.

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Yale Summer School of Arts Gets Underway

The Yale Norfolk School of Arts opens this weekend and will offer community outreach programs.

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Vegetation, Trees Cut at City Meadow

Tree work was completed in early May at City Meadow and vegetation has been cut back in preparation for application of herbicides to invasive plants.

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Two Sixth Graders Win Four Awards

Two sixth graders were the recipients of four awards Tuesday night at the Board of Education meeting.

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Positive Bond Rating May Help Loan Refinance

Just in time to encourage prospective lenders, the town has received an AA Stable bond rating.

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Town Notices

Annual Town Meeting

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

Hazardous Waste Day June 8

A Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day will be held Saturday, June 8, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Falls Village Public Works Garage, 100 Railroad Street, Canaan (Falls Village). Tickets must be obtained at the First Selectman’s office in Town Hall and presented upon arrival at the collection site. 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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Northwestern Regional School District No. 7 Adopted 2024-2025 Budget

The Northwestern Regional School District No. 7 has published the adopted budget for the 2024-2025 school year. See attached.

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.

Norfolk artists Stace Dillard and Hilary VanWright are exhibiting their work at the Hub. 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!