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Announcements

Announcements as of 8/21/17

  1. New Barre Town Softball Field Banner Program: Increase positive exposure for your business or organization by becoming a sponsor of Barre Town Recreation. The Barre Town Softball Field Banner Program recognizes Barre Town Recreation sponsors. Click here for more information.
  2. Household Hazardous Waste Collections are on select Saturdays through September around Central VermontClick here for the flyer with locations and accepted materials. Organized by the Central Vermont Solid Waste Management District.
  3. Barre Town Forest Walks underway every Tuesday and alternate Sundays. See the Rec page for more info.
  4. The 2017 Unclaimed Property Listing is now available from the Vermont State Treasurer. Unclaimed property could be money from forgotten bank accounts, uncashed paychecks, unclaimed security deposits, or unused gift certificates; or it could be stocks, mutual funds, or contents of safe deposit boxes. View the 2017 listing online here. Questions? Contact the State Treasurer’s Office at 1-800-642-3191.
  5. Do you have home improvement projects you’d like to do but need funds? Barre Town supports housing rehabilitation and energy efficiency via a low interest loan program administered by Downstreet Housing & Community Development. To find out if you qualify and for more information, call Patty Dupuis at Downstreet at 477-1343.
  6. If you don’t have a house number prominently showing at your driveway, and if you were to need emergency services at your house, emergency personnel might not find you as quickly as they would with a house number on your mailbox post. The Town makes it easy by selling house number signs for just $10. To order yours, contact Tina at 479-9331, or click here to access the form with instructions.
  7. Phoenix House is a national nonprofit that provides individualized drug and alcohol addiction treatment. Its South Barre facility on Route 14 needs a South Barre resident to volunteer on the Phoenix House Community Relations Working Group. The working group meets quarterly for 1.5 hours. The volunteer position has no assigned duties or responsibilities except to represent the concerns of South Barre residents. If you are a South Barre resident interested in serving, send a letter to the Selectboard at the Town Office address, PO Box 116, Websterville VT 05678. For more information, contact the Town Manager’s Office at 479-9331.
  8. The Barre Town Fire Department Auxiliary is selling I Support Vermont Firefighters t-shirts as a fundraiser. Adult sized shirts cost $20; youth shirts are $15.  All shirts are blue. Front left chest has outline of Vermont with 802. Back of shirt states I Support Vermont Firefighters.  For more information contact Linda Leu at (802) 249-6400 or send a message through the Barre Town Fire Department Auxiliary Facebook page.  The Auxiliary supports Barre Town firefighters at emergency scenes.