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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Norwalk Mayor Harry W. Rilling unveils the “Mayor’s Dashboard”

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(Norwalk, Conn.)  On Monday, August 19, 2019, Norwalk Mayor Harry W. Rilling officially unveiled the new “Mayor’s Dashboard” - an interactive look at the information and statistics that help guide the city. The Mayor’s Dashboard is a we...

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

Reminder: plastic bags cannot go into recycling bins

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(Norwalk, Conn.)  It has been one month since an ordinance prohibiting single-use plastic bags went into effect in Norwalk. City officials remind residents that any plastic bags in circulation cannot be placed into their blue recycling ...

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Posted on: August 2, 2019

Norwalk receives a grant to preserve historic death records

The City of Norwalk was recently awarded a $10,500 grant from the Connecticut State Library Historic Documents Preservation Program to preserve death records more than 100 years old.

Through the grant, the City will preserve the death records from 1880-189...

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

City of Norwalk sells $50 million in bonds at 2.59% interest rate

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City’s “Triple A” bond rating will save taxpayers an estimated $1.5 million in interest expenses 

(Norwalk, Conn.) – Norwalk Mayor Harry W. Rilling announced today the results of a $50 million general obligation bond sale. A total of 11 c...

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Posted on: July 18, 2019

Stay Safe and Healthy in Extreme Heat.

During this heat wave and all summer, the City of Norwalk wants you to stay safe and healthy. Norwalkers are advised to stay cool and take steps to protect themselves as temperatures rise.

You can take steps to prevent heat-related illnesses:

  • Try to spend a...
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Posted on: July 12, 2019

New “RecPath” installed at Calf Pasture Beach expands ADA access

On Monday, July 8, a new “RecPath” was installed at Calf Pasture Beach, creating an accessible pathway from the existing walkway across the sand toward the waterline. The mat provides greater access to the sand and water for those with physical disabiliti...

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Posted on: July 2, 2019

City of Norwalk begins annual street paving program

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The City of Norwalk has begun its annual street paving program in various parts of the City. This week, work started in the area of Nolan Street. This year, Norwalk expects to pave nearly 12 centerlane miles. The City is investing $6.8 million into paving...

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Posted on: April 29, 2019

EFFECTIVE MAY 15, 2019, NORWALK BEACHES AND PARKS WILL NO LONGER ACCEPT CASH PAYMENTS FOR ENTRANCE

Norwalk taxpayers park for FREE at our beaches and parks, including Calf Pasture Beach, Shady Beach, Veteran’s Park, and Cranbury Park.The rates posted are for out-of-town visitors who need to pay online or via a smartphone app.

Residents are asked to veri...

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

Norwalk named Tree City USA for a fifteenth consecutive year

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(Norwalk, Conn.) – For the fifteenth consecutive year, the City of Norwalk was named a Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its effective urban forest management. Norwalk also received a Tree City USA Growth Award for the thirte...

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

Mayor Rilling: Why We Need a Community Services Department

Norwalk is a fantastic community and I brag about all we have to offer every chance I get. From our stunning parks and beaches and excellent public schools to a vibrant downtown and beautiful neighborhoods, there is something in Norwalk for everyone.

While...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling presented $50,000 in donations

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Local nonprofits receive $25,000 donations following 2019 Mayor’s Ball

 (Norwalk, Conn.)  On Thursday, March 28, 2019, Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling presented $25,000 donations to both the Norwalk Domestic Violence Crisis Center a...

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

Norwalk Fire Department responded to a reported chimney fire

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The Norwalk Fire Department responded to a reported chimney fire at the Rowayton Woods Condominiums, off Highland Avenue, at 4:20pm on March 19th. Upon arrival of fire companies, heavy fire had already penetrated through the roof of unit 123 Rowayton Wood...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Norwalk Carryout Bag Ordinance

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The Carryout bag ordinance takes effect July 8, 2019 and prohibits the use of plastic carryout bags.  

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

New ‘Do Not Enter’ signs installed on Chestnut Street

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New ‘Do Not Enter’ signs have been installed at the intersections of Chestnut Street and Concord Street, and Chestnut Street and Henry Street to help alleviate traffic and safety concerns during student arrival and dismissal. When the signs are in operati...

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Posted on: October 25, 2018

Intersection Improvement Project on Rt. 1 between Strawberry Hill Ave. and County St.

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Motorists can expect lane closures on Westport Ave U.S. Route 1, Strawberry Hill Avenue and County St. during night time only. Lanes will be operational during the day time. 

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Posted on: June 11, 2018

Norwalk receives Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

Norwalk was awarded the Certificate of Achievement for its Fiscal Year 2017 reporting 

The City of Norwalk was awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its Fiscal Year 2017 Comprehensive Annual Financial Rep...

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Posted on: March 26, 2018

Norwalk Police Department receives CALEA award for 7th consecutive accreditation.

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On March 24, 2018, the Norwalk Department of Police Service received its seventh reaccreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. ("CALEA"). The award was presented to the Norwalk Department of Police Servi...

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