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Local News for Norfolk, Connecticut


Voter registration

Voter Registration Click here to see if you are registered to vote in Connecticut. You can also see if your absentee ballot was received by your town clerk. If it does not say that your absentee ballot was received, contact your town clerk. To register to vote using the State of Connecticut Online Voter Registration READ MORE.

Fire house

Firehouse Building Committee Meeting The meeting is on Thursday October 15 at 6 pm at the firehouse. Click here to see the agenda. The post Fire house appeared first on Norfolk, Connecticut. Read the article on READ MORE.
Keeping the Trick-or-Treating on Halloween in Norfolk10/05/2020

Keeping the Trick-or-Treating on Halloween in Norfolk

Covid changes the experience but not the fun by Kelly Kandra Hughes Last year on Halloween, Cecily Mermann, who lives on Emerson Street, sat on her front porch with her dog, Dodger, and greeted the multitude of trick-or-treaters making their way through the village of Norfolk. She enjoyed seeing the costumes, giving out handfuls of READ MORE.

Voting – Just Do It

View from the Green by Colleen Gundlach It’s great to see people outdoors in Norfolk’s village center. Diners are outside of Wood Creek Grill and Berkshire Country Store, enjoying the crisp fall air and the beautiful colors of a New England autumn.  It’s interesting as well that several groups have opted for open-air meetings in READ MORE.
Norfolk Library Reopens Its Doors with Precautions10/05/2020

Norfolk Library Reopens Its Doors with Precautions

Providing opportunities for education, entertainment and reading Text by Mattie VandiverPhoto by Christopher Little On June 29, the Norfolk Library was able to open up to the public once again after being closed because of Covid-19 for three months. The library began by offering curbside service. It is now fully open, with slightly limited hours, READ MORE.

Fiber Optics Mean 40 Years of Financial Burden

I read with great interest Dave Beers’s article about the fiber-optic network for Norfolk. Although previous articles have been informative, this one gave us a peek at potential costs and who the greatest beneficiaries would be. From a project management perspective, I’m a little surprised the NW ConneCT team chose Norfolk as their implementation point. READ MORE.

Getting Together at the Hub Outdoors

Photo by Savage Freize The beautiful new sidewalks in Station Place and some tables, chairs, power cords and USB chargers, welcome Norfolk Hub members and friends back. While the Hub building is not open, people are welcomed to sit outdoors, socially-distanced, and the Hub will provide free Wi-Fi, weather permitting. The table and chairs will READ MORE.

Town Enters Agreement with Lodestar Energy

Developer to build solar filed on town farm by Wiley Wood The town-owned land around Norfolk’s transfer station has been lying unused since garbage stopped being dumped there in about 1990 and the landfill was covered over. Various plans for the resulting brownfield have been proposed in the decades since. On Sept. 1, First Selectman READ MORE.
Elise Ann Allyn Weds William Grant MacElveen10/04/2020

Elise Ann Allyn Weds William Grant MacElveen

Photo by Colin Bazzano It is with great pride that John and Lisa Allyn of Norfolk and Gary and Debra MacElveen of Poughkeepsie, N.Y. announce the marriage of their children, William Grant MacElveen and Elise Ann Allyn.William, “Billy”, was born and raised in Poughkeepsie. He attended and earned his undergraduate degree from Hartwick College ans later READ MORE.

absentee ballot

Absentee Ballots For detailed information about absentee voting, click here. 1. On the ballot, darken the oval corresponding to your choice with a black pen. Do not sign the ballot itself. 2. Place the ballot in the inner envelope. Seal, sign, and date the outside of the inner envelope. Use the same signature as on READ MORE.

No burning

No Open Burning until Snowfall Due to extremely dry conditions, the Fire Marshal has banned open burning. Questions can be directed to the Selectmen’s Office at 860-542-5829. The post No burning appeared first on Norfolk, Connecticut. Read the article on READ MORE.

special meeting

Special Town Meeting On Thursday September 17 at 5 pm, a Special Town meeting to nominate and elect a person to the Region 7 Board of Education. Click here for more information. The post special meeting appeared first on Norfolk, Connecticut. Read the article on READ MORE.

Hazardous waste

Hazardous Waste Collection Day On October 10 from 9 am to 2 pm, you can safely dispose of your household hazardous waste at Torrington Middle School. Call the selectman’s office at 542-5829 for a ticket. You must have a ticket. Click here to see a list of what hazardous waste they accept. The post Hazardous READ MORE.

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