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Video of the Month

Back to School! Kids usually hate and parents usually love it! It's back to school time, which hopefully means kids will be starting their life-safety and emergency preparedness drills at school for school safety. Drilling to practice with life-safety systems and to practice emergency preparedness is an integral part of life today. One Norris employee [...]

August 29th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital thanks Norris for charity fundraiser sponsorship

Following up on recent news items, the Barbara Bush Children's Hospital recently gave a shout out to Norris for becoming a Champion Level Sponsor of a charity fundraiser disc golf tournament that raised money for the hospital and for the Children's Miracle Network. Kate Richardson is the Philanthropy Manager at BBCH. Back before the charity fundraiser [...]

August 22nd, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Just how important is an emergency notification system?

Norris has previously told you how important it is work with a good systems integrator to integrate surveillance, an access control, and to have good monitoring and tests, and inspections and service and maintenance. But what about an Emergency Notification System? Vigilance Emergency Notification System helps protect lives and property. How important is it to [...]

August 13th, 2018|Blog|1 Comment

Disc golf tournament to benefit CMN & BBCH a success!

Following up on previous news, a disc golf tournament to benefit the Barbara Bush Children's Hospital and the Children's Miracle Network was a big success, according to organizers and participants. The event, The 6th Annual Children's Miracle Network Disc Golf Tournament, was held July 22 at Bittersweet Ridge. Norris Inc. Senior CAD Designer and Project [...]

August 6th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Area Disc Golfers Aim to Ace it for Children’s Miracle Network Fundraiser

NORTH YARMOUTH, Maine—Disc golfers from all over New England will converge on the baskets at Bittersweet Ridge, located here, to compete and raise money for the Children’s’ Miracle Network and Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital during the 6th Annual Children's Miracle Network Disc Golf Tournament Fundraiser. The event will take place Jul 22, 2018. Norris Inc. [...]

July 12th, 2018|Blog, News|0 Comments

Surveillance video of the month

[Advisory: Some of the videos linked in today's blog contain crass/offensive language.] Every now and then we like to bring you links to security- and surveillance-focused videos that might hold a lesson or impart a little humor. Today we're bringing you both! The importance of fully integrated security protection When someone says "Security," different things [...]

July 9th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Norris aims to help family of local FD Capt. killed in motorcycle crash

Capt David Mains It was with a heavy heart that I read news of the passing June 25th of Raymond, Maine FD Captain David Mains. I didn’t know David really well, but I would see him and his wife, Jen, at Raymond Rec Soccer games where our kids played together. A tragedy like [...]

June 27th, 2018|Blog, News|0 Comments

And the Scholarship Winner Is…

Two local high school seniors win Norris Inc Technology Scholarships SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine—Norris Inc. on June 7th was on-hand at two high schools—RSU 14’s Windham High School and RSU 54’s Skowhegan Area High School—to laud the accomplishments of two seniors and hand them a scholarship certificate signifying they had won a $1,000 award from Norris to [...]

June 22nd, 2018|Blog, News|1 Comment

Norris Protecting Lives and Property in Vermont, Maine and NH

Norris has been around for a while. We're based in Maine, but we also have personnel in Vermont and New Hampshire. We've been doing fire alarm system installations, tests and inspections, monitoring and maintenance for nearly 40 years. Everyone knows that. What many may not know is that our expertise goes well beyond life-safety, extending [...]

June 14th, 2018|Blog, News|0 Comments

Profile: Vigilance Software

Vigilance and Norris CEO Jason Roberts with wife Becky who is Customer Relations Manager for Norris Inc. The following story originally ran in Gorham Times. It's fascinating to take a look at the arch of development behind successful software startup Vigilance Software. Nice work, Jason Roberts! School safety has been at the forefront [...]

June 4th, 2018|Blog, News|1 Comment