Welcome to Norwich New York!

The wonders of Norwich have been attracting people since before it even had a name and it hasn't slowed down since. People are often amazed at how much diversity you can find in the two square miles that make up the City of Norwich! It has long been the destination for agribusiness, museums, shopping, dining, manufacturing, and simply relaxing. It's filled with contrasts: old and new, country charm and modern sophistication.

Take a stroll and you're likely to see one of several houses of worship, a craft or art gallery, assorted restaurants, and many clothing and gift shops. For visitors, there are motels and B&Bs to offer comfortable lodging while visiting relatives, catching a performance at the Chenango Arts Council or seeing a movie at the Colonia Theatre, enjoying the County Fair, the Antiques Fair, or just out for a drive to see the colorful autumn leaves. For those who enjoy history, there's the Museum District, home to the Bullthistle Model Railroad Society Museum, the Northeast Classic Car Museum and the Chenango County Historical Museum. And don't miss seeing the real gateman's tower (1907) which was used as the logo for the City; the old train station that is City Hall; the Norwich Fire Department with their 1895 LaFrance steam fire truck in a glass room on the side of the building, and the big fireman's bell outside.

There's so much to see and do, you'll love your visit to Norwich, New York!

Live Weather and Emergency Information from the City of Norwich/Chenango County Joint Emergency Operations Center

Norwich News

Milling of Streets to Begin Monday, August 8th

 Milling of streets slated to be paved in 2022 will begin on Monday, August 8th. Please ensure vehicles are not parked in the street. Milling will start at Marconi, Prentice, O'Hara, Rowley, Brown, Columbia, Front; continuing to Eaton, Locust, Academy, Mill, Willard, Cortland, S. Plymouth, Canasawacta; then Hillview Dr., Hillview Ct., Eric, Silver, Berry.

08/05/2022 ...read more...


POWER OUTAGE UPDATE

 NYSEG has informed us that they have many crews working in the area. Power will be restored throughout the day with the remainder to be restored by 11:30 p.m. tonight (Monday, July 25). Please remember that they have NOT provided dry ice to the Fire Department for distribution.

07/25/2022 ...read more...


4th of July weekend

 We will be closing at 4:00 today, July 1, 2022 for the holiday weekend.

07/01/2022 ...read more...


Public Hearing - Title XI Fire Department

 The Common Council will hold a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. on May 17, 2022 or as soon thereafter as may be heard, relative to Proposed Local Law B of 2022 - Chapter C Charter, Title XI Fire Department to hear public comment to remove section 193. Volunteer Members. The proposed law amendment can be found on the City website at www.norwichnewyork.net under Legislation.


05/13/2022 ...read more...


What's new in Norwich!

  • Need help paying your overdue water bill?
    Check here to see if you qualify for the NYS Low Income Household Water Assistance Program.
  • Find information about the $10 million DRI project here: www.NorwichDRI.com
  • Norwich Building Tomorrow Foundation is providing grant funds to improve the curb appeal for structural and cosmetic property improvements in the Museum District.
    Not sure if your property is in the Museum District? Check the map in the Guidelines to find out!
    Museum District Curb Appeal Grant Program (CAP) Guidelines (PDF)
    Application for the CAP Grant (PDF)

21 Henry Street, Norwich, NY (PDF with full information)
The City of Norwich is seeking proposals from qualified parties to purchase the property for use as a single or two family dwelling. It is currently classed as a two family but may be converted back to a single family. This property is not occupied. The purchaser will be responsible for obtaining required permits for any work performed.
RFP's are due in the Finance Office no later than 5pm on August 29, 2022

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