Posted on: July 21, 2017

Manager's Message of the Week (7/21)

Dawn Francis, Town Manager

The Colchester Technical Rescue team, dispatchers, and other municipalities’ emergency responders deserve our deep appreciation for the many hours they have been called to serve recently. The Technical Rescue team, in p...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Manager's Message of the Week (7/14)

Dawn Francis, Town Manager

We hope you had a fun and relaxing Fourth of July! Did you know Colchester’s July 4th celebration takes six months of advance planning? With the road construction in the village, the Parks and Recreation Department working with t...

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Posted on: July 7, 2017

Manager's Message of the Week (7/7)

Manager’s Message of the Week - Dawn Francis, Town Manager

The 2017-18 Municipal Tax Rate

The 2017-18 Municipal Tax Rate set by the Selectboard is $0.5271 per $100.00 of property value. Had the stormwater utility not been created, the tax rate wou...

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Posted on: June 30, 2017

Manager's Message of the Week (6/30)

Town of Colchester Employees Summit

A couple of weeks ago the Colchester Town Offices were closed to business on a Friday so that our employees could attend an organizational summit that also included the leadership of our Town boards and commissions and s...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

Manager's Message of the Week (6/23)

Summer Fun in Colchester

 Bayside Paddle Sports Is Open for the 2017 Season

June 19-August 27 - 7 days a week - 10AM to 8 PM

Have you tried paddle boarding yet? If you enjoy being on the water at Malletts Bay, come to Bayside Paddle Sports Rentals l...

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

"Marine Monday" Video from Police Department

Here is the first in a series of "Marine Monday" videos posted by the Colchester Police Department. This episode features Michael Akerlind, and focuses on safety on the water, and the importance of wearing life jackets, even with paddleboards an...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Manager's Message of the Week (6/16)

Time for Burnham Library’s Annual Summer Book Sale! 

Do you love books? Do you love used books at bargain prices even more? Then Burnham Library’s Annual Summer Book Sale is for you! You can browse through a great selection of ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Manager's Message of the Week (6/2)

Volunteer Openings at Colchester 

Would you like to share in the stewardship of Colchester as a member of one of the two most impactful citizen-directed commissions of the Town? If so, there are currently two openings on the Colchester Planning Co...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Manager's Message of the Week (5/26)

Green Up Day 2017 Wrap-Up

Thanks to all who volunteered on Green Up Day on May 6! This year 238 people came out to “spring clean” in Colchester and they collected 3.1 tons of trash and 277 tires! A special shout out of thanks to:

  • The Colchester Conservation...
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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Learn More: Proposed Stormwater Utility

We hope by now you have read or heard about the proposed Stormwater Utility that has been under development for the past eighteen months and is now to be considered by the Colchester Selectboard.  We believe this Utility is the best approach to a...

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