The Town of Barre is nestled deep within the Green Mountains of Central Vermont. Our  lovely and intimate community was officially chartered in 1781 and is now home to approximately 7,900 residents.

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The Town of Barre

is home to four small unincorporated villages; including East Barre, Websterville, Graniteville, and South Barre. Each village has a post office, stores, a playground and churches. Barre Town is known for its large granite quarries, panoramic mountain views, beautiful natural scenery, outstanding school, great residential neighborhoods, modern recreation facilities and attractive industrial park. As an integral part of the Barre-Montpelier urban area, our families enjoy all the conveniences of an urban area while residing in some of the state's most beautiful, rural environments. Come visit our community anytime, there are many ways to enjoy our Town Forest, bike paths, and recreation facilities all year round. With our rich history of entrepreneurship, some of the world’s hardest working and most creative people, and an unparalleled quality of life, there is no better place than Barre Town to live, work, raise a family, grow a business, or just visit!  

Timely Announcements  

  1. For November 6th elections results click on the item you want to view:  
     -General Election results
     -BTMES School results 
  2. Lawn Waste Site now closed for the season.
  3. Winter sand is available free to Barre Town residents outside of the public works fence at 129 Websterville Road. This service is for residential use only. Please follow instructions posted at the sand pile. Plan ahead because when you’ll most want it is when everyone else will, too! Click here for more info.
  4. Property taxes due Thu Nov 15. You can use the method most convenient for you:
     -In-person at the Town Clerk's Office at149 Websterville Rd, Websterville VT 05678, at the counter by 4:30pm or to the drop box by midnight.
     -Online here.
     -From your mobile device with this app.
     -Enroll in direct debit by completing this form and submitting to the Clerk's Office.
  5. Winter indoor pickleball Sundays throgh Mar 31 in the Barre Town School Gym. Three courts will be available 9am to noon. Free of charge, although donations to cover expenses are welcome. The many local enthusiasts of the game will be happy to welcome new players, pros and newbies alike.
  6. Do you need health insurance? Vermont Health Connect's Open Enrollment period runs Nov 1-Dec 15, 2018. If you don't have health insurance, or if you would like to make a change to your existing health plan, Open Enrollment is the time to do it. Depending on your income, you may also qualify for significant reductions to your health insurance premiums and/or out-of-pocket costs, meaning that you can sign up for great health care that won’t break the bank. Not sure what plan is best for you? Try the Plan Comparison Tool, available at VermontHealthConnect.gov
        There are three ways to enroll: visit Vermont Health Connect online at vermonthealthconnect.gov, call them at 855-899-9600, or visit an in-person assister. The Washington County assisters are at Baart Programs (223-2003), CVMC (371-4100), the Health Center (454-8336), and the People's Health and Wellness Clinic (479-1229). Just be sure to confirm your plan before December 15.

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