the town of

Dummerston, Vermont


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SPECIAL TOWN MEETING WARNING
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014

THE LEGAL VOTERS OF THE Town of Dummerston are hereby notified and warned to meet at the Dummerston Evening Star Grange in said Town on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. to transact the following business of the Town.
 
ARTICLE I: To see if the voters will grant tax exempt status to the West Dummerston Volunteer Fire Department for a period of five years, pursuant to the provisions of Title 32, section 3840.
ARTICLE II: To transact any other business that may legally come before said Town Meeting.
 
Zeke Goodband, Selectboard Chair
 
Pamela G. McFadden, Town Clerk, July 22, 2014

 

Welcome!

We are pleased to welcome you to the picturesque town of Dummerston, Vermont. The home of craftsmen, artisans, farmers, professionals, and just about every point of view around, Dummerston is blessed with outstanding natural beauty and a rich history. It's been said that there are more writers-per-square-mile here than just about anywhere -- a tradition started when Rudyard Kipling called Dummerston home, and produced his most renowned works right here.

A Work In Progress

Dummerston isn't just about the past, though. As a small town in rural Vermont, we depend on our residents, their skills, and their vision to keep our town a vibrant, family-oriented community, while always looking to the future. We try to remain true to our agrarian roots, while adjusting to, and planning for, a globally connected life in the twenty-first century.




 
 

Our place

We're located on the Connecticut River, just north of Brattleboro. Three major highways run through our town: Interstate 91 (from which Dummerston is served by Exits 3 and 4,) US Route 5 (formerly one of the few north/south roads running through New England,) and Vermont 30 - which carries visitors past our famous covered bridge to ski country.

From west to east, Dummerston is defined by its topography, starting with the high country adjacent to Marlboro. The mountains fall away to the West River Valley, in which is located our most defined village center, West Dummerston. Crossing the West River, the area generically known as Black Mountain rises dramatically from the valley. At the summit is the village of Dummerston Center, noteworthy for its four-corners landmarks: the historic Congregational Church, one-room schoolhouse, Grange hall, town green. The land, once again, drops away quickly, this time to East Dummerston and the Connecticut River Valley. This area is the home of Dummerston School, and some of the best agricultural land around.

In touch...

Need to talk? Give us a call, FAX, e-mail, smoke signals, or just a smile and a wave!

  • Town Office telephone: 802 257-1496
  • Town Office FAX: 802 257-4671
Self-explanatory e-mail addresses:
  • townclerk (at) dummerston.org
  • selectboard (at) dummerston.org
  • treasurer (at) dummerston.org
  • zoning (at) dummerston.org
  • listers (at) dummerston.org
  • planning (at) dummerston.org
  • drb (at) dummerston.org

About this site

This is Dummerston's home on the World Wide Web! We're making this site an ever-expanding repository of information that you'll find useful. We're not only Dummerstonians - we're Vermonters and New Englanders, and our aim is to approach our Internet presence with that in mind.

So, here for your enjoyment, is Dummerston.org - Dummerston's home on the Web.

Highway Position Open

Full time Highway position available to qualified applicant. Benefits and competitive salary. Hire date will be October 1, 2014. Please submit resume and completed application to the Town of Dummerston, 1523 Middle Road, E. Dummerston, VT 05346 by September 10, 2014.
Click for description and application

 


 
Upcoming Meetings

 
 
MINUTES & AGENDAS
for Dummerston's Boards,
Commissions, and Committees

  click here  

 
For the Planning Commission's Zoning Bylaw update and map - click here.

 

2014 Town Meeting


DRAFT Minutes of Town Meeting: click here.
 
DRAFT Minutes of School District Meeting: click here.
 
Selectboard Survey (RE: Town Report Delivery) Results: click here.

 

 



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