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The Town of Barre is nestled deep within the Green Mountains of Central Vermont. Our  lovely and intimate community was officially chartered in 1781 and is now home to approximately 7,900 residents.

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The Town of Barre

is home to four small unincorporated villages; including East Barre, Websterville, Graniteville, and South Barre. Each village has a post office, stores, a playground and churches. Barre Town is known for its large granite quarries, panoramic mountain views, beautiful natural scenery, outstanding school, great residential neighborhoods, modern recreation facilities and attractive industrial park. As an integral part of the Barre-Montpelier urban area, our families enjoy all the conveniences of an urban area while residing in some of the state's most beautiful, rural environments. Come visit our community anytime, there are many ways to enjoy our Town Forest, bike paths, and recreation facilities all year round. With our rich history of entrepreneurship, some of the world’s hardest working and most creative people, and an unparalleled quality of life, there is no better place than Barre Town to live, work, raise a family, grow a business, or just visit!  

Timely Announcements
  1. Click here to view the May 9, 2017 Barre Town Australian ballot voting and the SUHS budget vote.
  2. Learn to Skateboard postponed to SATURDAY Jun 24, 1-3pm at the Travis Mercy Skatepark at the Barre Town Rec Area. For more information, click here for the flyer.
  3. Rockfire in the Barre Town Forest on Sat Jun 24: If you see fires around the Town Forest that night, don’t worry. Motorists please note:
    • Littlejohn Road will be closed from 6:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
    • 44 Brook Street Town Forest Parking Area will be closed from 6:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
    • Ttraffic on Church Hill Road will be interrupted intermittently between 9:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.
  4. Police Chief Stevens Retirement Open House, Tue Jun 27, 6p-7p, Town Offices, 149 Websterville Rd: Everyone who lives or works in Barre Town is invited to this event to acknowledge Chief Stevens’ nearly 31 years of service to Barre Town on the occasion of his upcoming retirement on June 30th.
  5. Rec Board member needed: The Selectboard seeks to fill a vacancy on the Recreation Board to finish a term ending in 2018. The Board meets the first Monday of the month at 6:00pm. If you are interested in serving, contact the town manager’s office at offices@barretown.org or 479-9331.
  6. New Barre Town Softball Field Banner Program: Increase positive exposure for your business or organization by becoming a sponsor of Barre Town Recreation. The Barre Town Softball Field Banner Program recognizes Barre Town Recreation sponsors. Click here for more information.
  7. Household Hazardous Waste Collections are on select Saturdays through September around Central VermontClick here for the flyer with locations and accepted materials. Organized by the Central Vermont Solid Waste Management District.
  8. Selectboard meetings this summer: There will be a special Selectboard Meeting on Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. to set the property tax rate for fiscal year 2017-2018. The public is welcome to attend. Also, the regular Selectboard meeting schedule in July and August will be every other week beginning July 11th. The every Tuesday schedule will resume in September.

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