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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 recreate!  

Timely Announcements  

Click here for the results for the May 14, 2019 Barre Town Municipal Vote and the BUUSD Vote.

  1. If you would like to be considered for appointment to one of the Town’s Boards, Commissions, and Committees,please prepare a brief letter of interest, or fill out the application in your April Barre Town Newsletter, and either mail to the Town Manager’s Office, PO Box 116, Websterville VT 05678 or drop off at the Municipal Building at 149 Websterville Rd. You can refer to this list of questions as a guide (opens in Word) for your letter. The deadline is Fri May 24, by noon.
  2. Lawn Waste Site now open Mondays 3p-6p, Wednesdays 4p-6p, Thursdays 9a-12p and Saturdays 8a-12pClick here for more information on how to use the site.
  3. Vernal Pool Workshop Sat May 25, 10a. Click here for more information.
  4. Spring into Summer Festival Sat Jun 1, 10a-2p at the Barre Town Rec Area, 46 Websterville Rd. Featuring bounce house, face patining, hands on big rigs, B-Recs Challenge, games, activities, crafts, and more! Free to enter and play. Please support boy Scout Troop #714 at the concession tent. For more information, call 802-479-9331. Click here for the flyer.
  5. Swim lesson reimbursements available. There’s no public pool in Barre Town but we want to help our youngsters learn to swim.  So the town provides swim lesson reimbursements of up to $25 with proof of residency.  Click here for more information and the form. Questions? Call the town at 479-9331.  Remember that swimming in the quarries is prohibited for everyone’s safety!

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