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Posted on: July 1, 2022

Mayor Rilling Announces the Reopening of the Rowayton Avenue Bridge Ahead of Fourth of July Weekend

(Norwalk, Conn.) Today, July 1, 2022, Mayor Rilling announced that the Rowayton Avenue Bridge has been paved and reopened to two-way traffic just in time for the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

“Since Tropical Storm Elsa caused damage to the Rowa...

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Posted on: July 1, 2022

Norwalk Offers Safety Tips for Fireworks and Grilling Ahead of the Fourth of July Holiday Weekend

(Norwalk, Conn.) Today, July 1, 2022, the City of Norwalk offers fireworks and grilling safety tips ahead of the Fourth of July holiday weekend. Fireworks can be dangerous and the City asks residents to please leave them to the professionals. The safest w...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Norwalk's Fire Marshal's Office Presents Key Safety Tips to Prevent Fires and Protect Lives

(Norwalk, Conn.) Today, June 30, 2022, and ahead of the Fourth of July holiday weekend, Norwalk's Fire Marshal's Office shared safety tips for preventing fires to protect lives and properties in the City of Norwalk.

According to the Natio...

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

Statement from Mayor Rilling on the Supreme Court's Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade

"It is a sad moment for our nation and infuriating that the U.S. Supreme Court has moved to overturn Roe v. Wade, which has been the law of the land for nearly 50 years. In 1973, Roe granted women across our nation the right to make personal...

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

The Next Free Recycling of Mattresses and Box Springs Collection Event is Saturday, June 25

Next Saturday, June 25, the City of Norwalk will be accepting mattresses and box springs for free. The free collection program will recycle the mattresses and box springs through the Mattress Recycling Council’s Connecticut Bye Bye Mattress Prog...

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

The City of Norwalk Recognizes Juneteenth as a Holiday and will be Closed Monday, June 20

 

(Norwalk, Conn.) Today, June 17, 2022, Mayor Rilling announced that the City of Norwalk recognizes Juneteenth as a holiday and will be closed on Monday, June 20, 2022, in its honor. 

Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Eman...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Strawberry Hill Avenue between King Street and County Street has Reopened to Traffic; Pipe repaired

(Norwalk, Conn.) Today, June 16th, Mayor Rilling announced that as of 5:00 AM Strawberry Hill Avenue between King Street and County Street has reopened to traffic following a pipe being repaired after the rupture of a sanitary sewer yesterday aft...

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

Norwalk Experienced a Rupture of a Sanitary Sewer

(Norwalk, Conn.) Today, June 15th, Mayor Rilling announced that the City of Norwalk experienced a rupture of a 12-inch cast-iron sanitary sewer on Strawberry Hill Avenue between King Street and County Street. This sanitary sewer is a pressurized ...

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Posted on: June 10, 2022

Norwalk Installs Heat Sensors to help Address Climate Vulnerabilities

(Norwalk, Conn.) Today, June 10th, 2022, Mayor Rilling announced that the City has partnered with the Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation (CIRCA) to install 13, non-invasive temporary wireless heat sensors across Norwalk t...

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

Norwalk’s Fireworks at Calf Pasture Beach July 3, 2022 7:30 pm

2022 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES

Norwalk’s Fireworks and Concert at Calf Pasture Beach July 3,2022 at 7:30 pm (RAIN DATE JULY 5)
Derik & the fun bags at Shady Beach
DJ Vinnie Campisi at Calf Pasture Beach

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Posted on: June 1, 2022

Today Marks the Start of Hurricane Season and the City of Norwalk Urges Residents to be Prepared

(Norwalk, Conn.) Today, June 1, 2022, is the official start of hurricane season and the City of Norwalk urges residents to get prepared now. The City announced several ways residents can prepare for unpredictable severe summer weather an...

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Posted on: June 1, 2022

The City of Norwalk's 2022 Dog Licensing Renewal will begin Tomorrow, Wednesday, June 1

(Norwalk, Conn.) Today, May 31, 2022, the Norwalk Town Clerk’s Office announced that 2022 dog license renewals will be available beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, June 1, 2022.  State law mandates that all dogs o...

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

The Norwalk Fire Department Presents Grilling Safety Tips Ahead of Memorial Day Weekend

(Norwalk, Conn.) Today, May 27, 2022, ahead of Memorial Day Weekend, what is often considered an unofficial kick-off to summer, the Norwalk Fire Department shared safety tips for grilling and celebrating safely.

According to research from the National Fire...

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Posted on: May 26, 2022

The City of Norwalk Announces Several Events to Honor Veterans during and following Memorial Day

(Norwalk, Conn.) Today, May 26, 2022, the City of Norwalk announced several upcoming events to honor our veterans during and following Memorial Day Weekend. Beginning Monday, May 30 at 10:00 AM, Norwalk will host its annual Memo...

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Posted on: May 26, 2022

The City of Norwalk Reaches an Agreement for South Norwalk Neighborhood School

(Norwalk, Conn.) Today, May 26, 2022, Mayor Rilling announced that after more than 40 years, students in the South Norwalk community will finally have a neighborhood school. The City, through friendly negotiation, has reached an agreement in principle to ...

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Posted on: May 25, 2022

Statement from Mayor Rilling on Enhanced School Safety

“Given recent events in our nation, we know this is a challenging time for everyone, especially our students. Understandably so, the City is hearing increased concerns from parents in the community about school safety. I would like to take a mom...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

The City of Norwalk Presents Safety Tips Ahead of first Weekend with 90-Degree Temperatures

(Norwalk, Conn.) Today, May 20, 2022, the City of Norwalk issued a public service announcement with safety tips ahead of the heat expected this summer and as we enter the first weekend of the year when temperatures are expected to rise into the 90s.&n...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Mayor Rilling Announces the Nonprofit Organizations Selected for the Norwalk Community Recovery Fund

 (Norwalk, Conn.) Today, Monday, May 16, 2022, Mayor Rilling announced the local nonprofit organization recipients selected to receive one-time grant funds from the Norwalk Community Recovery Fund Program. The City of Norwalk created this program...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

The City of Norwalk Identifies the 7-year-old Girl who Tragically Died in a House Fire on Saturday

(Norwalk, Conn.) Today, May 16, 2022, the City of Norwalk announced that the 7-year-old girl who tragically died early Saturday, May 14, after succumbing to her injuries from a house fire on Nelson Avenue has been identified as Summer Fawcett. 

Su...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

City, State, and Community Leaders Share Commitment to Strengthening Mental Health for Norwalkers

(Norwalk, Conn.) Today, May 12, 2022, Mayor Rilling issued a proclamation designating May as Mental Health Awareness Month in Norwalk. He was joined by Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff, Dr. Thomas McBryde, Norwalk Deputy Superintendent of Excellence, Equit...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Norwalk Earns Gold Standard, the Highest Distinction in Best Practices in Economic Development

(Norwalk, Conn.) Today, Mayor Rilling announced that the City of Norwalk was selected as a 2022 Gold Level Certified Community in Best Practices in Economic Development & Land Use Planning on behalf of the Connecticut Economic Development Association ...

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

The City of Norwalk and Community Leaders Performed a Tree Planting Ceremony at Naramake Elementary

(Norwalk, Conn.) Today, April 29th, city and community leaders joined Principal Jane Wilkins and students of Naramake Elementary School to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Arbor Day. Arbor Day is led by the Arbor Day Foundation, which ...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

This Saturday, April 30, is the first of three Upcoming Free Recycling of Mattresses and Box Springs

Beginning this Saturday, April 30, the City of Norwalk will be accepting mattresses and box springs for free. The free collection program will recycle the mattresses and box springs through the Mattress Recycling Council’s Connecticut Bye Bye Ma...

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Posted on: April 28, 2022

Norwalk Invests Federal Funds in Small Businesses Impacted by the Pandemic

(Norwalk, Conn.) Yesterday, April 27th, the City of Norwalk announced the small business lottery winners for the first phase of the COVID-19 Small Business Assistance Program. The program allocates nearly $800,000 in grant funding of the City&...

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Posted on: April 18, 2022

COVID-19 Testing Location to Move to Lower Parking Lot of Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Beginning Today

(Norwalk, Conn.) – Today, April 18th, Mayor Rilling announced that its COVID-19 community testing location will move from Shady Beach to the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion lower parking lot (295 West Avenue) starting today. Testing at this si...

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Posted on: April 8, 2022

The City of Norwalk Announces New Property Alert Service

(Norwalk, Conn.) – Today, April 8th, the City of Norwalk announced that it's offering an added layer of security for property protection that Norwalk's Town Clerk, Richard McQuaid will manage. The service is free and w...

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Posted on: April 6, 2022

The City of Norwalk Hosts Special Collection Events: Free Recycling of Mattresses and Box Springs

The City of Norwalk will be accepting mattresses and box springs for free. 

The free collection program will recycle the mattresses and box springs through the Mattress Recycling Council’s Connecticut Bye Bye Mattress Program. 

The mattres...

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

Norwalk Kicks Off Partnership with HELPSY to Offer Residents Free Service of Home Pickups

(Norwalk, Conn.) – Today, April 4, Mayor Harry Rilling announced that the City of Norwalk has officially begun its partnership with HELPSY, offering free at-home pickups of clothing and household textiles to residents. HELPSY is the largest cloth...

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Posted on: March 28, 2022

Yard Waste Site Spring/ Summer/ Fall

The Yard Waste Site, located at 15 South Smith Street, will be OPEN for the Spring, Summer, and Fall Seasons on Monday, March 28, 2022. The Site will be open on Saturday, April 2.  

During the Season (April – December); the hours of opera...

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Posted on: February 24, 2022

Mayor Rilling Lifts Mask Mandate in Norwalk

(Norwalk, Conn.) – Mayor Rilling has announced Norwalk will lift the city-wide mask mandate Thursday, February 24th at 11:59 PM. This comes after a sustained decline in COVID19 case rates in Norwalk and the surrounding communities, as well as inc...

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

Mayor Rilling Announces the Completion of the Efficiency Study of the City and School Operations

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(Norwalk, Conn.) – Today, March 22nd, Mayor Harry Rilling announced the completion of the comprehensive Efficiency Study of the City and Norwalk Public Schools that he and the Common Council initiated in February of 2020. Mayor Rilling&...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

2022 Spring Yard Waste Collection

Yard Waste Collection is for residents of Norwalk who receive City garbage collection. The 2022 Spring Yard Waste collection schedule is as follows:

  • Week of April 4:                Res...
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