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Animal Control Officer  
Call Barre Town Police 479-0509

Weekends 498-3808

Before You Burn

Call Fire Warden
Bryan Palmer - 433-1019

Holiday Dates: 2013

   Town Offices closed
       January 2
       May 27
       July 4 `
       September 2
       November 11
       November 28 & 29
       December 25

Schools :

.: Sr./Jr. High
.: Elementary

Community :
Ainsworth Library
Historical Society
United Federated Church




Community Bulletin Board


Williamstown Town Hall
2470 VT RT 14, P.O. Box 646
Williamstown, VT 05679

Spring flowers


Grand List Updating

Each year the listers add to the Grand List all new construction in Williamstown as of April 1. This includes new structures such as houses, garages and out-buildings as well as additions to existing structures.

If you have new construction, contact the listers at 433-5455 to schedule an inspection. For more information see the listers page.

Dog licenseLicense Your Dog

The time is here once again to license your dog. All dogs need to be registered by April 1st, with a current rabies certificate on file. Information on the fees and licensing can be found on the Clerk's page.

Williamstown Food Shelf Is Open

The Old Parsonage building on Construction Hill is the site for the town's food shelf. Hours are Saturdays 9-1.

Food and monetary donations always appreciated. We are looking for donations of sturdy shelving. For more information or to volunteer contact Helen at 433-5453.

Join Your Neighbors on Front Porch Forum

Front Porch ForumWilliamstown has joined The Front Porch Forum!  Become part of the conversation! Find out more about it and how to join - just click here.

Community Calendar

Submit your Williamstown event to be listed here.  See the full Community Calendar.


Neighborhood WatchWilliamstown's Neighborhood Watch group is now active. Many neighbors attended and were joined by the Orange County Sheriff and Town officials. We are looking for more people to join in helping our community.

Minutes from the meeting can be found here on this site. The meetings to follow will be the 3rd Monday of each month at the Middle High School at 7:30pm.


Open Positions

The following appointed positions with the Town are currently open:

  • Planning Commission

  • Board of Adjustment – Flood Plain

  • Civil Defense Representative

  • Waste District Alternate

  • Central VT Revolving Loan Fund

If you are interested in serving in any of these capacities send a letter of interest to the Town Manager's office (address above) or via email to: adminassist@williamstownvt.org.  You can also get more information on the duties of any of these through the Town Mangers office.

History Book CoverNew Williamstown History Book Available Now

The newly revised 2012 edition of the Williamstown History book
Williamstown, My Own is now available at locations around town.

This is a full update of the Historical Society's 1991 edition of the book
with new content including many new illustrations including maps,
photographs and drawings.  Copies of the new book are available at
Town Hall, The Ainsworth Library and several retail locations.

VELCO Right-Of-Way

Is your property within the right of way of the VELCO transmission Lines?
A new brochure explains the rights of VELCO and property owners concerning the lines.
You can read it here >>

Water Supply Report

The  State of Vermont has issued a clean bill of health to the Williamstown well
and water supply system.  You can view the most recent report here >>.

Williamstown Ambulance is looking for NEW MEMBERS!
Interested in a future in the medical field or just wanting to serve your community?
Jr. Program for 16-18 yr. old students. - All training paid for and stipends for calls.
Flexible scheduling w/no minimum requirement.


Call Gordon Murray at 522-2510 or the Town Hall and leave your name and number 433-6671.

Watch Selectboard Meetings Online

We are now able to stream video of the selectboard meetings thanks to Central Vermont Television (CVTV).  While not live streaming we will post these within a few days of the meeting.  
Follow the link below and choose Williamstown from the drop-down menu on the CVTV page.

Watch video
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Scheduled Meetings
  •  Selectboard Meeting - First and Third Mondays at 7pm held at the  Williamstown High / Middle School Library
  •  Planning Commission Meeting - The second Wednesday of the month, 7pm in Town Hall
  •  Cemetery Commission - The fourth Thursday of the month, 3pm in Town Hall
  •  Listers meetings are usually held on the second Tuesday, 7:30-8:30 pm, & the third Saturday, 9-11 am, monthly at Town Hall.

Minutes and More

  S=Special Meeting:

  Jan. 6, 2014  (video)

  Jan. 6, 2014  (Exec. Session)

  Dec. 16, 2013  (video)

  Dec. 2, 2013  (video)

  Nov. 18, 2013  (video)

  Nov. 4, 2013  (video)

  Oct. 21, 2013  (video)

  Oct. 7, 2013  (video)

  Sept. 17, 2013  (video)

  Sept. 3, 2013  (video)

  Aug. 19, 2013  (video)

  Aug. 5, 2013  (video)

  July 15, 2013  (video)

  July 1, 2013  (video)

  June 17, 2013  (video)

  June 3, 2013  (video)

  May 20, 2013  (video)

  May 9, 2013

  May 6, 2013  (video)

  April 15, 2013  (video)

  April 1, 2013  (video)

  March 11, 2013  (video)

  Feb. 18, 2013  (video)

  Feb. 4, 2013  (video)

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