Posted on: November 17, 2017

Rt. 7/2, 2A, and 127 Construction (11/17)

This week the contractor installed the final layer of pavement on Route 7/2 between Champlain Farms and the Irving Gas Station and the Bay Road/Route 127 intersection. Poles for the traffic signal at the Bay Road intersection were erected on Thursday, but...

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Posted on: November 14, 2017

Update for Rte. 7/2, 2A, and 127 Project (11/14)

The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) has revised the schedule to complete its project to improve safety at the intersections of Route 7/2, 2A and 127.

After construction ceases in early December for the winter, roadway construction will not resume...

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Posted on: November 14, 2017

Manager's Message (11/13)

Dawn Francis, Town Manager

Everyone at the Town of Colchester sends best wishes to our community for a Thanksgiving Day full of gratitude, love, and the simple pleasures of being with friends and family. Happy Thanksgiving!

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Posted on: November 7, 2017

Manager's Message (11/6)

Dawn Francis, Town Manager

Reminder - Property Taxes are due Wednesday, November 15!

Malletts Bay Scoping Project

At the October 10, 2017 Selectboard meeting, the Board reviewed the Malletts Bay Scoping Project. The staff recommended that the Selectboard en...

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Posted on: November 3, 2017

Route 7/2 & 2A Construction - Nov. 6-10

We'd like to share an update on the construction at the intersection of Route 7/2, 2A, and 127. The week of Nov. 6-10, the contractor will be working in several areas of the site, reducing travel to one-lane where there is active construction. On Wednesda...

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Posted on: October 14, 2017

Manager’s Message of the Week (10/13)

Dawn Francis, Town Manager

Colchester Planning Commission - Be a Part of Your Local Government

The Planning Commission is seeking a new member! The commission is principally responsible for drafting the Town Plan and the Town’s land use bylaws and...

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Posted on: October 11, 2017

Selectboard Press Release on Private Roads Issue

Town of Colchester SelectboardPress ReleaseOctober 11, 2017For more information: Nadine Scibek, Selectboard Chair - 860-9536

For Immediate Release

At their October 10 meeting the Colchester Selectboard voted unanimously to discontinue winter maintenance on ...

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Posted on: September 29, 2017

Manager’s Message of the Week (9/29)

Dawn Francis, Town Manager

As we settle into fall and back-to-school season as a community, Town Staff are working on many exciting projects that will bring about improvements within the Malletts Bay area. The numerous planning studies and visioning sessio...

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Posted on: September 27, 2017

Rabies Trapping and Sampling by USDA

Rabies is a virus that affects warm-blooded animals, including wildlife, pets, and humans. Without prompt treatment, rabies is almost always fatal in unvaccinated pets and humans. The goal of the USDA Wildlife Services’ National Rabies Managemen...

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Posted on: September 22, 2017

Manager’s Message of the Week (9/22)

Dawn Francis, Town Manager

Private Roads Winter Maintenance

The Selectboard held a meeting last Monday to obtain public comment on the Town's practice of providing winter maintenance on some, but not all of the community's private road system. The Selectboa...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Colchester Named to Money Top 100 Again

Colchester has once again been named to Money Magazine's list of best places to live in the United States. This time, we are number 86, the only Vermont community to appear. The town also appeared on the list back in 2015.Money Magazine has been making th...

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