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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. 

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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: 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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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: 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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