Posted on: February 14, 2017

Annual Town Report is Now Available

The Colchester Town Report for 2015-2016 has just been released. It is available online, and paper copies are available at the Town Offices as well as the Burnham Library.

This Annual Town Report is dedicated to Dick and Nancy Pecor, who have served the to...

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

Message of the Week (2/10)

Winter Carnival Thanks

The Town of Colchester would like to express its sincere thanks to the businesses, organizations, and volunteers that helped make this year’s Winter Carnival a success.   Many Colchester High School students volunt...

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Posted on: February 6, 2017

Message of the Week (2/3)

The following Colchester residents have submitted petitions to run for elected Town offices. All are running unopposed, but all positions have a write-in line if you wish to cast a vote for someone else:

  • Selectboard, 2 year term: Jacqueline “Jack...
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Posted on: January 31, 2017

Town Meeting Warning and Proposed Charter Amendments

We have posted the signed Warning for the Annual Town Meeting (on Monday, March 6, 2017 at 7 pm) and the vote by Australian ballot (on Tuesday, March 7, from 7 am-7 pm). Also posted are the updated version of the proposed amendments to the Town Charter.

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

Passport Processing Changes

Starting Feb. 6, the Town Clerk's Office will be processing passports by appointment only. No appointment will be needed for photos. No passport or photo processing will take place on Wednesdays. See the link below for more information, or call 8...

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

Message of the Week (1/20)

“Why don’t they do something?” How many times have you heard this—or perhaps said it yourself? Initiating positive changes in local government requires getting “up close and personal” with your c...

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

Message of the Week (1/13)

Malletts Bay Initiative (MBI) -  Stormwater & Transportation Project

The Town of Colchester has undertaken a series of projects as part of the Malletts Bay Initiative (MBI) to protect the scenic, recreational, and water resources provided by the Bay. ...

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

Chief Morrison Sings at Governor Scott Inauguration

If you haven't heard, our own Chief Morrison sang at yesterday's inauguration of Governor Phil Scott. We are honored by her involvement in the event! You can see the video at our Accolades and Awards page.

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

Message of the Week (1/6)

Upcoming March Elections

Happy 2017 from the Town of Colchester! Now that the holidays are over it’s time to start thinking about upcoming local elections. The following Town elected positions will be on the March 7, 2017 ballot:

  • Selectboard, 2 Year, ...
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Posted on: January 4, 2017

Message of the Week (1/4)

Happy New Year!

With the end of a year it is traditional to look back at what we’ve accomplished and to look forward to our goals for the coming year. The Town of Colchester has many long-term projects that span years, even to decades, for comple...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Elected Positions on the Ballot

There will be a number of positions up for election on the ballot in March 2017, including positions on the selectboard and school board, a library trustee, moderator, and lister. To see the full slate of positions, or find out how to run for office, see ...

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Posted on: December 21, 2016

Message of the Week (12/21)

'Tis the Season

With the holidays upon us, many of us remember our favorite charities on our gift lists. Town of Colchester employees enjoy giving back to the community as well, and contributed to several local charities this year:

  • Colchester CanSur-vive: O...
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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: December 20, 2016

Tip of the Week (12/19/16): Keep Things Simple

Identify Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) that will become the focus of every practice and game and help keep things simple.

Keep Things Simple-  In youth sports, it is easy as a coach to over prepare and make things more complicated then needed. With youth in sports, who are just starting out with a sport or starting to understand basic concepts in the sport, it is import...

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Posted on: December 5, 2016

Tip of the Week (12/5/16): Communication & Respect

Read on for tips on keeping post-game analyses positive and being a role model for young athletes.

Communication - Have a team meeting to start the first practice of the season, or as soon as possible thereafter. Limit your post-game analysis to positive things that occurred in the game and deal with what went wrong by establishing a specific goal...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

GreenPlay Final Report now posted on website

GreenPlay's final report for Colchester's Community Recreation Center & Bayside Park Needs Assessment and Master Plan is now available on the Parks & Recreation Webpage under "Parks > Future Projects."

GreenPlay's report is the culmination of over a year's worth of research and planning for the future of parks & recreation in the Colchester community.  This final report is a detailed analysis and phased approach to transfo...

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Read the report on the "Future Projects" pag