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Animal Control  
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Before You Burn

Call Fire Warden
Bryan Palmer - 433-1019

Town Hall Hours

Town Clerk
  M-Th: 8am - 4pm
    Fri: 8am - 2pm

Town Manager
M- F: 8am-4pm

Holiday Dates: 2014

   Town Offices closed
       January 2
       May 26
       July 4 `
       September 1
       November 10
       November 27 & 28
       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

Williamstown in Fall


Veterans Day Observance

Stars and StripesA Veterans Day observance will be held November 11 at 5pm in the new Public Service Building on Meadow St. The short observance will be followed by refreshments and social time.

Members of the Veterans Memorial Park Committee will be present to talk to residents about the plans for the park. They will also explain how residents can honor their loved ones who served as part of the new monument to be installed next year. More information can be found here >>

Property Taxes Due

Tax bills for the 2013/2014 fiscal year were mailed on August 21, 2014.  Tax payments are being accepted, in person or by mail, at the Town Clerk's office now through November 15, 2014. For more information see the Treasurer's page.

Quilt - Not the actual design

Quilt Raffle

Raffle tickets are available now for a chance on a beautiful Civil War reproduction quilt made by Yvonne Isabelle and quilted by Alice Simpson of Williamstown.  200 tickets will be sold at $20 a ticket.  Drawing will be Veterans' Day. Get yours from an Historical Society member or by calling Becky at 433-5451.

Fire BanCall Before You Burn

If you plan to burn brush or do other uncontained burning this is a reminder that you need to call Fire Warden Bryan Palmer before doing so at 433-1019.

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.

Community Calendar

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

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.



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
Watch the latest meeting View>>

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:

  Sept.  2, 2014  (video)

  Aug.  18, 2014  (video)

  Aug.  4, 2014  (video)

  July 21, 2014  (video)

  July 7, 2014  (video)

  June 16, 2014  (video)

  June 2, 2014  (video)

  May 19, 2014  (video)

  May 5, 2014  (video)

  April 21, 2014  (video)

  April 7, 2014  (video)

  Mar. 17, 2014  (video)

  Mar. 4, 2014  (video)

  Feb. 17, 2014  (video)

  Feb. 3, 2014  (video)

  Jan. 20, 2014  (video)

  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)

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