Please be advised that a Burn Ban is in effect until further notice. Due to lots of dry brush and leaves and lack of rain, the chance of fire spreading is high. If you have any questions please contact the Fire Warden or the Assistant Fire Warden, who's contact information is on this page.

The Vermont Veteran's Home based in Bennington, Vermont is a residential campus for the health and rehabilitiation of our veterans. They provide more than 20 different types of services ranging from Respite care to therapeutic care. Please discover more about this facility helping our veterans.

In order to help maintain order and safety, the Fire Warden is requesting that any requests for burn permits be made at least 24 hours before the planned burn.

Please be aware that there are reports of vehicle break-ins and vandalism over the last week in the village. No items have been reported stolen and the events seems to be mostly destructive in nature. If you or somebody has been affected by this now or in the future contact the Orange County Sheriff's Office at (802) 685-4875 to file a formal complaint.

A HUGE reminder to Williamstown residents to license their dogs if they haven't already!  Random Rescue will be checking in on those who haven't licensed their dogs beginning mid-April.  Please bring your rabies certificate to the town clerk's office and get this done asap.

Credit Card Payments for Taxes and Water/Sewer Payments may be made ONLINE only.


Williamstown, chartered on August 9, 1781, was named for Williamstown, Massachusetts.

The Town Report for 2015 is available to view and download.

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 plan to burn brush or do other uncontained burning this is a reminder that you need to call the Assistant Fire Warden Mike St. Lawrence before doing so at (802) 477-2021 or Fire Warden William Graham at (802) 477-2021.

Williamstown Food Shelf is located behind the Methodist Church. Hours are Saturdays 9-1.

Williamstown has joined The Front Porch Forum! Neighbors are joining Daily!

Williamstown'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.

The following appointed positions with the Town are currently open:

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