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 recreate!  

Timely Announcements

  1. Barre Town Land Records can now be accessed online.  Users can access the website directly by this URL (https://i2d.uslandrecords.com/VT/BarreTown/D/Default.aspx)  or by using the Avnue US Land Records portal (www.uslandrecords.com),  select Vermont from the state list, and then select Barre Town from the town list.  There are fees associated with downloading and printing of documents.

  2. Public access to Budget Committee meetings: Meetings will be held Tuesdays, Jan 26-Mar 30 from 6pm-8pm. Additional meeting times will be posted once decided by the Committee. To participate, click here to join the meeting online, or call 802-477-1200 and enter participant ID 489078 then # when prompted. Agendas are posted by Friday afternoon online here.
  3. Christmas tree recycling: DPW will still pick up Christmas trees in January while weather allows. Click here for more information

  4. Town Forest logging this winter underway. For more information, see the first announcement on the Town Forest webpage. A Forest Management/Logging Workshop will be offered on Sat Jan 30 at 10am. Click here for more details.   
  5. Recreation Board vacancy: The Barre Town Selectboard seeks applicants to fill a vacancy on the Recreation Board for a term expiring May 31, 2021. This very active board oversees the town’s recreation facilities, approves facility uses, designs and delivers recreation programs, and more. Further information, board meeting agendas and minutes may be found here. This Board meets the first Monday of every month at 6pm. For more information or to express your interest in serving, contact the Town Manager’s Office at 802-479-9331 or offices@barretown.org.

  6. Winter Sand is available for Barre Town residents outside of the Public Works fence at 129 Websterville Rd. This service is only offered to Barre Town residents and is not for business use.  Please follow instructions posted at the sand pile. The full use policy may be viewed here.
  7. On-street Parking Prohibited Nov. 1- Mar. 31, 11pm - 7am: The ban is in effect regardless of the weather.  Violators may be ticketed.

  8. COVID-19 Related Information: Click here for COVID-19 related announcements, where to get free masks, adjustments to town operations, and links to reliable sources of information.
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