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Below you will find some vital information about our Town, from information about Town Meeting to census data to whom to call for burn permits.

Weathersfield was chartered in 1761. More History

The Town is governed by a five-member Selectboard. Meetings first and third Monday of each month at 7 pm at Martin Hall.

Town Meeting is held the first Monday in March. Voting is by Australian Ballot the next day. More voting info

Town Commissions are Planning Commission and Conservation Commission. There is also a Zoning Board of Adjustment. Residents must apply to the Planning Commission for all permits for subdivision of land and to the Zoning Board for all permits for building or altering dwellings or businesses. Copies of the Town Plan, zoning regulations, and subdivisions regulations are available at the Town Office.

All dogs must have a license, available at the Town Office. More info

New residents should come to the Town Office to register to vote, to receive a town report, and to secure permits for the trash and recycling center. Necessary tokens for the trash may be purchased at the Town Office, and at Downer's Corner Store and Ascutney Sunoco Gas Station.

Permits are needed for septic systems. They are available from the State offices located in Springfield, VT. Other applications may be found here.

 


Schools
Weathersfield  School
Grades K thru 8
JeanMarie K. Oakman, Principal
Ascutney, Vermont
674-5400

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The schools are governed by a five-member School Board. Meetings first and third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 pm alternating between the two schools.
There is no High school; Students have the choice of attending other community high schools.


Fire Wardens
Vacant Deputy Fire Warden

263-5377 Darrin Spaulding,  Fire Warden

Call for permits for outdoor burning!

Post Offices
Weathersfield is served by six separate post offices:

Ascutney 674-5308 Reading 484-5994
Cavendish 226-7238 Springfield 885-4103
Perkinsville 263-9298 Windsor 674-5822

For more information call the Town Office.

Recycling Center and Transfer Station
Route 106, north of Downer's Corner
Hours:
Wednesday - 12:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Saturday - 7:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
Sunday - 12:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.

Residents use the Weathersfield Transfer Station, located at the intersection of VT Rt. 106 and Amsden School Road in Weathersfield for recycling and trash disposal. Details of recycling and refuse regulations and associated fees are available at the Town  office. Tokens can be purchased at Downers Corner Store, The Weathersfield Town Offices, and Ascutney Sunoco Gas Station and  Store in Ascutney. A vehicle identification sticker is required and is available at the town office with proof of eligibility.

Tokens    $2.50 per punch
5 punch   $12.50
10 punch $25.00

 

Quality in Town Government depends on our citizens. Your time and talent as a volunteer in serving on boards and commissions make it possible for decisions to be made by the people for the people. For information of openings and job responsibilities, contact the Town Office. We hope you will participate.


Utilities
Electricity
1-888-835-4672 (Green Mountain Power)

Telephone
263-9911 TDS Telecom
1-800-585-4466 Verizon


Hospitals
Mt Ascutney Hospital , Windsor, VT
Springfield Hospital , Springfield, VT
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
Valley Regional Hospital, Claremont, NH


Transportation
Claremont Muncipal Airport
Hartness State Airport
Lebanon Municipal Airport
Vermont Transit Lines
Dartmouth Coach
Advance Transit
Amtrak's Vermonter


Media Outlets

NEW! Weathersfield in the News (Be sure to also search "Ascutney" and "Perkinsville")

Newspapers
Brattleboro Reformer
Burlington Free Press
Eagle Times
Rutland Herald
Springfield Reporter
The Message for the Week
Times Argus
Valley News
The Windsor Observer
Radio
Vermont Radio Stations
New Hampshire Radio Stations
Television
WCAX Ch. 3
WNNE Ch. 31
WVNY Ch. 22
Vermont Public Television
Springfield Area Public Access TV

Census Data

Miles of road
state roads: 31.05
town roads: 69.12
class 4 (unmaintained): 4.06

Land area: 44 square miles
Percent private and public conserved lands: 13.9

Population:

2005: 2,703
2000: 2,788
1990: 2,674
Number of families: 831
Average family size: 2.77

Income:
Per capita: $21,647
Median family income: $46,282
Median household income: $42,057

 

Employment:
Percent of residents working in community: 18.0%
Unemployment rate: 3.2%

Top five industries in which residents work:
1. Manufacturing, durable goods
2. Retail trade
3. Construction
4. Health services
5. Educational services

Housing Units:
Owner occupied: 1,000
Renter occupied: 167
Vacant: 14

Full-time police department: Yes
Full-time fire department: No

More census data

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 September 2014 13:14
 

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