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. For November 6th elections results click on the item you want to view:  
     -General Election results
     -BTMES School results 
  2. Road race Thu Nov 22 morning: The Barre congregational Church will hold its 16th annual Thanksgiving Day 5k road race on Thanksgiving morning. If you’ll be driving in Lower Websterville or Lower Graniteville please watch out for runners and walkers, including children, and realize there may be traffic delays between 9:15a and 10:45a. For more information visit www.barrecongregational.org.
  3. When clearing snow from your property, no snow is to be pushed across, or into, a town road, highway, or public sidewalk. Doing so could result in fines of $60 to $210 per offense.
  4. Winter indoor pickleball Sundays through Mar 31 in the Barre Town School Gym. Three courts will be available 9am to noon. Free of charge, although donations to cover expenses are welcome. The many local enthusiasts of the game will be happy to welcome new players, pros and newbies alike.
  5. Town Offices closed Nov 22-23 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.
  6. Do you need health insurance? Vermont Health Connect's Open Enrollment period runs Nov 1-Dec 15, 2018. If you don't have health insurance, or if you would like to make a change to your existing health plan, Open Enrollment is the time to do it. Depending on your income, you may also qualify for significant reductions to your health insurance premiums and/or out-of-pocket costs, meaning that you can sign up for great health care that won’t break the bank. Not sure what plan is best for you? Try the Plan Comparison Tool, available at VermontHealthConnect.gov
        There are three ways to enroll: visit Vermont Health Connect online at vermonthealthconnect.gov, call them at 855-899-9600, or visit an in-person assister. The Washington County assisters are at Baart Programs (223-2003), CVMC (371-4100), the Health Center (454-8336), and the People's Health and Wellness Clinic (479-1229). Just be sure to confirm your plan before December 15.

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