to the Town of Barre. Nestled deep within the Green Mountains
of Central Vermont our small, but growing, community is home
to approximately 7,600 residents. Officially chartered in
1781, the Town of Barre incorporates 5 separate villages and
is known for its large granite quarries, panoramic mountain
views, beautiful natural scenery, outstanding school, great
residential neighborhoods, and many modern recreation facilities.
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 pristine, rural environments.
Please feel free to visit our community anytime.
To view the results of the May 14, 2013 Barre Town Australian Ballot Voting click here.
The lawn waste site
on Holden Road is open. The hours are: Wednesdays 3 - 6 p.m.; Thursdays 9 a.m. - noon; Saturdays 8 a.m. to noon. Service is free. See the April town newsletter for more details. Volunteers open the site on weekdays. More volunteers to open the site for additional hours would be welcomed. Your fellow residents would appreciate it. Contact the town manager's office for more information.
2. The Bridge Street bridge is closed for complete removal and replacement. The new bridge will be opened in late October, 2013. A detour route using Rt. 14, 63, Miller Road and Morrison Road is marked.
Barre Town and Barre City Recreation Departments are sponsoring a Youth Track team again this summer. The team is for children (boys and girls) aged 7 - 14. Practices will be held at the Barre Town track (in the big park) on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., June 10 to July 17. The team will participate in track meets on July 6 and 20. Registration must be completed before practice starts on June 10. Call the Barre City Recreation Department at 476-0257 for more information and to register.
4. If you would like to be considered for a seat on a town board, commission or committee, it is time to apply. Letters of interest or applications for planning commission, recreation board, traffic safety advisory committee, to name a few, are accepted until May 17. See the April newsletter for the article giving more information and a quick application form.
5. The Barre Town Fire Department is holding its Fathers Day BBQ on Sunday, June 16 from noon to 2 p.m. at the East Barre Fire Station. Meals cost $10.00, $6 for a child. Eat-in or take home. Tickets available at the door.
6.Two skateboard events will be held in June. On Friday, June 21 from 1 to 3 p.m. free learn to skate lessons will be offered. The lessons are open to all ages. Every participant will be given a helmet. Call Linda Mercy at 479-3405 to sign-up. On June 22 all skateboarders are invited to come out between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. to practice and show their talents.There is no cost. Helmets always are required. Food and prizes will be provided. Both events could be postponed if it rains.
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