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View, download, and/or print NEW utility service rates, effective July 1st. 
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View this season's Packers schedule,
including which of our major networks
will show each game.

New Sign Fall 2015
This long-awaited, prominent sign was created and installed by Xcell Graphix--and what an Xcellent job!  Hop onto our museum's page for more on this project.
Be sure to visit the Jake Menghini Museum's Second Annual Art Exhibit during the Saturday & Sunday, October 10th & 11th, of Leif Erikson weekend.  Custom-made, local art will be displayed in the O'dill home and the museum building; guest artists include members of the Borderland Art Group, NWTC art class(es), and Focus Photography Group.  Exhibits on the 10th & 11th will be available from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for $2.00 admittance.  View, download, print, or help distribute the flier.
Norway Vulcan Area Schools
When the Bell Rings
Almost done with high school?
It takes a village--and then some.  Keep in mind that for those young adults graduating from Norway Vulcan Schools, there may be local, state, and/or federal resources available to minimize financial barriers to higher education. 

Why college?

Link to information on Michigan student aid.
Submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Have you checked into Bay de Noc Community College?
Or Northern Michigan University?

There is an annual scholarship awarded by Norway Public Utilities, with support from WPPI Energy, that goes to either one (1) or two (2) high school seniors who plan to attend a.) a technical college that offers an Electrical Power Distribution program, b.) a technical college that offers an Electrical Engineering program, or c.) a technical college that offers an Engineering program.  (Priority is allocated in that order.)  See who won this year.
Public Utilities2
Decrease your electricity charges!
Rebate Off Your Bill 2015

Efficiency UNITED is offering customers of the City of Norway's Department of Power & Light opportunities to decrease the electricity charges on your utility bill while improving your home’s--and your business's--energy efficiency.  The more energy-efficient your building, the less it costs to power in the long run.

To participate in this year's Rebate Off Your Bill program, please follow these easy steps:
1.  Save your receipt from the ENERGY STAR®
purchase.  (Eligible items may be purchased at any location.)
2.  Save proof of the item having ENERGY STAR qualifications. 
(Example:  A product label or description.)
3.  Bring both items to Norway City Hall at 915 Main Street, or the Department of Power & Light at 1000 Saginaw Street.


*Eligible items and rebate amounts are subject to change; this listing is accurate only until February or March of 2016.  New listings are posted as they become available.   

CFL bulbs, 9W-26W; $1.00
LED bulbs, 40W-100W; $4.00
CFL fixtures; $8.00
LED fixtures; $8.00
Ceiling fan including Energy Star light kit; $10.00
Clothes washers, MEF 2.2 - Electric WH Gas OR Electric Dryer; $50.00
Clothes dryers; $50.00
Dehumidifiers; $25.00
Dishwashers, Electric Water Heater; $50.00
Room air conditioner; $25.00
  6.0 Television, 41" or larger; $50.00

See the eligible commercial items.

Efficiency UNITED also offers rebates through their
Home Performance and Appliance Recycling programs.
Ask our local representative, Jeff Forbes, for more information; 715-495-7604, or  
 Have you heard the buzz?  Bumblebee populations around the world are dying out at alarming rates.  Find out about this issue's causes and effects.  Then find out how to help.  
Got a question about problem trees?
Click here to find general guidelines.
View Norway's 2014 Water Quality Report.
View Norway's Renewable Energy Plan.

What and Where to Recycle

Our compost site, for use by City residents, is located at the Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP) just off US 8, south of Danielson’s Greenhouse (the physical address is N1700 US Highway 8). Compost items include grass clippings, leaves, and brush; drop off these items daily, at no charge.  

We have a recycling container, also for use by City residents, located at the Department of Public Works (DPW; 400 Tenth Avenue).  Recycle paper, #1 and #2 plastics, and tin cans.  We have two dumpsters for scrap iron.  We do not take cardboard.  Recycle daily at no charge; scrap iron must be dropped off during normal hours of operation (non-holiday weekdays from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.).                                          

Residents of any city or township in Dickinson County may bring used oil and batteries to the Dickinson County Solid Waste Processing Facility (Great American Disposal) in Quinnesec (W7702 US 2), at no charge.  They collect tires for a fee according to size.  They’re open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (noon).  On questionable items, call 774-5680 first.  For more information, link to
To operate an ORV in the City limits of Norway without a guardian you must be 18 years old or possess a valid driver's license and ORV Safety Certificate.  Violators will be cited with fines and fees in excess of $100.00.

Riding adjacent to the railroad tracks is trespassing on railroad property and subject to charges.

Copies of the ordinance & maps are available at the Norway Police Department during regular office hours.

Ordinance, map, licensing, and permit information are available on the ORV Use sub-page of our Parks and Recreation page.

Logo Designed by Chris Freeman, Advanta Print
Logo by Chris Freeman, Advanta Print.

Next summer, we'll celebrate the City of Norway's 125th birthday--in a big way.  We're  currently seeking sponsors and volunteers to help our community's Norway125 event meet its remarkable potential. 

Are you a business owner, another type of community leader, or a dedicated resident?  Please view Norway125's sponsorship packet.

Do you want to help in a hands-on way?  Let us know you'd love to get an inside view and become a volunteer!  Visit Norway125's website.

City of Norway
915 Main Street / P.O. Box 99
Norway, MI 49870-0099