Posted on: September 26, 2016

Join us for Pink Out the Park this weekend!

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We are proud of the many Town of Colchester employees that volunteer with Colchester CAN-SURvive and devote their time and energy to fund raising for a great cause. Please support them at this event!

From their Facebook page:
"Please join us for...Read on...

Register online...
Posted on: September 21, 2016

Message of the Week (9/21)

(Above is the PowerPoint from the Selectboard presentation)

Chief Jennifer Morrison, Colchester Police Department

In late 2014 President Obama appointed The President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing. This was the first time in nearly 40 y...Read on...

Posted on: September 20, 2016

Final GreenPlay visit @ 9/27 Select Board Meeting

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WHAT? GreenPlay, LLC will make a final presentation to the Colchester Select Board regarding their conceptual plan for Bayside Park, the Bayside-Hazelett property, and the building of a community center in Colchester.

WHEN? Tuesday, September 27, 2016...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Message of the Week (9/15)

With the presidential race well underway, campaigns and elections are on our minds. The election will be held on November 8th at Colchester High School and absentee voting ballots will be available in a few weeks. Our votes will affect all of our futures,...Read on...

Posted on: September 8, 2016

Message of the Week (9/8)

Promoting Colchester…
The Town of Colchester is committed to the promotion of our parks, recreation opportunities, and quality of life to ensure a thriving business community. We look continually at cost-effective ways to bring people to our community. ...Read on...

Posted on: September 19, 2016

Pre-Public Hearing Site Visit

On September 27, 2015, 5:30 PM the Selectboard will conduct a site visit at the Bay Road end of Munson Road. The public hearing will followat the Outer Bay Room on the 3rd floor of the Town Offices, 781 Blakely Road at 6:45 PM. No testimony will be accept...Read on...

Posted on: August 29, 2016

Planning Commission Public Hearing (10/4)

TOWN OF COLCHESTER - PLANNING COMMISSION

Pursuant to Title 24 VSA, Chapter 117, the Colchester Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the Outer Bay Conference Room in the Colchester Town Offices, 781 ...Read on...

Posted on: August 17, 2016

Message of the Week (8/17)

Calling all Red Sox fans! Actually, whether you are a baseball fan or not, we have some exciting news: The Colchester Police Department has been selected to present the colors at the Red Sox home game versus the Kansas City Royals on Friday, August 26th...Read on...

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Posted on: August 10, 2016

Unofficial Primary Results

You can read the unofficial results for the Aug. 9 primary (PDF format). Democratic results are on page one, Republican on page two, and Progressive on page three.

Unofficial Results
Posted on: August 2, 2016

Welcome Meghan Corbett with State Farm Insurance

Meghan Corbett with State Farm

The Town of Colchester is pleased to welcome Meghan Corbett and her State Farm Insurance office to our business community. Located at 65 Creek Farm Plaza, Suite 5 she and her staff are ready to assist you with your insurance and mortgage needs. They can b...Read on...

Posted on: July 28, 2016

Message of the Week (7/28)

Colchester has a lot to be proud of. With summer in full bloom and the luxury of warm weather, we can partake of many events, services, and business offerings right here in town.

Whether you garden with seeds and seedlings from Claussen’s, pick your ow...Read on...

Posted on: June 30, 2016

Message of the Week (6/29)

Colchester is busy and not just because summer is here. Town boards and staff are working on a vision for Malletts Bay which includes a Master Plan for Bayside Park and a Needs Assessment for a possible Community Center. Although we do not currently have ...Read on...

Posted on: June 30, 2016

Colchester supports Building Homes Together Coalition

Dawn Francis speaking at Building Homes Together

Dawn Francis, Town Manager is working on a coalition with the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission, Housing Vermont and the Champlain Housing Trust, among others, to advance 3500 new homes in Chittenden County by 2021. These organizations will...Read on...

Posted on: June 1, 2016

Colchester Dinghy Dock is Open

Opening of the Dinghy Dock

The town's new dinghy dock at Bayside Beach is now open. The dock has cleats for twenty two dinghies, with easy access to Bayside Park and its surroundings.

The opening took place on May 26, and included a number of town staff and local business owners...Read on...

Posted on: April 21, 2016

USDA Oral Rabies Management

The USDA will again be live trapping raccoons and skunks during summer and fall of 2016 to monitor the rabies vaccine distribution effort. Cage traps will be placed on various properties for approx.10-12 days during July, and in late Sept-early Oct. Traps...Read on...

Posted on: March 9, 2016

Digital Colchester - Land Records Available Online

The Town Clerk's Office, Planning & Zoning Dept, and Assessor's Office have been hard at work digitizing land records to make them available online 24/7. Your Town is dedicated to becoming a "digital community" by finding ways to make resear...Read on...

Press Release
Posted on: March 2, 2016

Election Results - March 1, 2016

We've posted unofficial results for the March 1, 2016 election, including Town Meeting and Republican and Democratic primaries. Please click the link below (PDF format).

Unofficial Election Results (PDF)

Posted on: September 20, 2016

Final GreenPlay visit @ 9/27 Select Board Meeting

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GreenPlay, LLC will present a conceptual plan for the Bayside Park and Bayside-Hazelett areas, which will include the building of a community center at Bayside Park. Please join us for this opportunity to plan for Colchester's future!

WHAT? GreenPlay, LLC will make a final presentation to the Colchester Select Board regarding their conceptual plan for Bayside Park, the Bayside-Hazelett property, and the building of a community center in Colchester.

WHEN? Tuesday, September 27, 2016...Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2016

Gearing up for some teen programs!

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Parks & Rec is expanding its youth programming to include more programs for teens at CMS and CHS. View pages 14 & 15 of the Fall Program Guide for more info!

You asked, we delivered! Parks & Rec isn't just for the little kids, it's for everyone! So we've added a few programs aimed especially for teens. Check the Program Guide for more info and schedules, and be sure to hop online to register. Pre-regis...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: September 6, 2016

Youth Basketball Registrations Now Open

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Registration for the Colchester Youth Basketball League (CYBL) has begun. Teams are offered for Grades 1 - 8. Kindergarten Academy registrations are also open.

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: Register before Oct. 23rd and save $10!

2016-2017 SEASON: NOV. 15 - FEB. 18

Registration is available online or in-office for the 2016-2017 season of youth basketball! All teams will practice one night per week, with games on S...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: June 1, 2016

Colchester Dinghy Dock is Open

Opening of the Dinghy Dock

The Town of Colchester Dinghy Dock at Bayside Beach is now open!

The town's new dinghy dock at Bayside Beach is now open. The dock has cleats for twenty two dinghies, with easy access to Bayside Park and its surroundings.

The opening took place on May 26, and included a number of town staff and local business owners...Read on...


Posted on: July 25, 2016

Late summer harvests: corn, blackberries, and political signs

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With the primary complete and the general election soon upon us, political signs have begun to pop up in yards, street corners, and medians. Per State law, 10 VSA Section 494, “signs to be maintained for not more than two weeks announcing an auction, or ...Read on...