Posted on: February 25, 2017

Message of the Week (2/24)

The local Town/School Election will be held on Tuesday, March 7th.  If you want to avoid the rush or will be out of town at that time please exercise your right to cast your ballot early. You can request your ballot as you have done in the past: ...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

Message of the Week (2/17)

Along with the rest of New England, Colchester residents have been struggling under intense winter storms this past week. Students and skiers rejoiced at the prospect of a snow day while the rest of us monitored the weather forecasts and hunkered down. Wi...

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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: 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)