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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. Click here to view the results of the March 7, 2017 Annual School Districts votes.  
  2. To view the results of the January 31, 2017 Barre Town School Act 46 revote click here.
  3. Backyard Composting Workshop on Wed, Apr 5, 6pm-8pm. Click here for more info about the workshop. If you think you will purchase one (or more!) ready-made backyard composting bins during the workshop, please contact Cassandra Hemmenway at CVSWMD: 802-229-9383 x102, or cassandrah@cvswmd.org. Registration for the workshop is not required.

  4. Proposals sought for Construction Inspection Services due Wed Apr 5, 10:30am for the Bridge St. Barre Sidewalk Project in South Barre. Questions? Contact Elaine Wang at 477-1356 or ewang@barretown.org. Relevant documents:
  5. Annual Egg Hunt Sat Apr 15, 10am at Barre City’s Rotary Park near the Barre City Elementary and Middle School. Intended for kids aged 3-10 years. Get there on time because the thousands of eggs go fast! Click here for the flyer.
  6. Do you own the Vermont home you live in? Or do you have land in current use? If so, file your Homestead Declaration Form early! Every Vermont homeowner must file the Homestead Declaration Form (HS-122), regardless of whether you need to file a state income tax return. If you don't, you'll pay higher taxes than you need to! This year the deadline is April 18 for the home you occupy as of April 1, 2017. BUT it is in your interest to file early, so that your property tax bills for the fiscal year starting July 1 are correct. Your early filing also helps out the Assessor's Office! For the same reasons, file the HS-122 early even if you inted to ask for an extension on filing your income tax return. To file by mail, click her to download and fill out the pdf at this link. To file electronically, you must first visit the state's new online tax submission portal at myvtax.vermont.gov to create an account. A letter with your access code and further instructions will be mailed to your address. Questions? Call Joyce in the Assessor's Office at 802-479-2595.
  7. Bids for construction of South Barre Sidewalk Project due Fri Ap 21, 10:30am. Questions? Contact Elaine Wang at 477-1356 or ewang@barretown.org. All questions and answers will be posted here and sent to anyone who receives the RFP or contacts us about the RFP. Relevant documents:
  8. Household Hazardous Waste Collection on Sat Apr 29, Barre Town Garage, 129 Websterville Rd. Click here for the flyer. Organized by the Central Vermont Solid Waste Management District.

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