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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Posted on: September 15, 2017

Manager's Message of the Week (9/15)

Dawn Francis, Town Manager

Emergency Services and Responders

In recent weeks we have seen local and national attention given to members of emergency service organizations. Currently members of our own Colchester Technical Rescue are working hard in Texas to...

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Posted on: September 8, 2017

Manager's Message of the Week (9/8)

Dawn Francis, Town Manager

Four Colchester Technical Rescue Members Deploy to Houston, Texas

Governor Phil Scott, Vermont Emergency Management representatives, and other officials gathered at Colchester Technical Rescue on Thursday, August 31, at 11:30 AM f...

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Posted on: September 2, 2017

Manager's Message of the Week (9/1)

Dawn Francis, Town Manager

Winter Maintenance of Private Roads

The Colchester Selectboard will be discussing the snow/ice removal operations of 14 of 41 miles of private roads in the Town of Colchester at a meeting on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 6:30 PM,...

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

Niquette Bay State Park Videos

We would like to share a couple of videos of our very own Niquette Bay State Park, which were produced by Heritage Auto Group. The videos are a part of their series on State Parks in Vermont. You can see all of Heritage's videos on their YouTube Channel.

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

Manager's Message of the Week (8/25)

Dawn H. Francis, Town Manager

Colchester Police Department 50th Anniversary

Colchester has changed a lot over the last 50 years, but one thing has stood the test of time: the Colchester Police Department. They have served us proudly while honoring the three...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Manager's Message of the Week (8/18)

Dawn Francis, Town Manager

Revision of Chapter 6: Animals, Colchester Code of Ordinances

The Selectboard held a public hearing on Tuesday, August 8 on the revision of the Colchester Code of Ordinances “Chapter 6. Animals” and ad...

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Posted on: August 11, 2017

Manager's Message of the Week (8/11)

Dawn Francis, Town Manager

Tax Day and New Town Address Reminder

Municipal and school taxes are due on August 15. Deliver either via post office (must be postmarked by August 15) or bring to the Town Clerk’s office at 781 Blakely Road. Remember th...

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Posted on: August 4, 2017

Manager's Message of the Week (8/4)

Dawn Francis, Town Manager

New Inflatable Water Park Now Open at Bayside Beach!

Colchester Parks and Recreation is excited to introduce their newest addition to the Bayside waterfront: a giant inflatable slide and climbing structure. Visit us at Bayside Bea...

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

Manager's Message of the Week (7/28)

Dawn Francis, Town Manager

Flood Safety

 Typically by July flood season is over. This year, with heavy and steady summer rain, water is high and we have experienced five drownings since the end of April. Here are some flood safety tips from the Ver...

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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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