In memory of Betty Adams, Fran Wright
In honor of : Sally Harris, Ruth Kelin, Polly Bergeron, Mary Harlow, Judy Barton, Pam MacNutt and Bonnie Bliss…the original ladies of The Directory

Town History and Information

Weathersfield was chartered in 1761. More History

The Town is governed by a five-member Selectboard. 
2013-2014 Select Board
Daniel Boyer, Chairperson
N. John Arrison, Vice-Chairperson
Richard Clattenburg, Jr., Board Clerk
David Fuller, Selector
C. Peter Cole, Selector
Email the Select Board

Town Office: (802) 674-2626

The Select Board is the legislative body of the Town, and is responsible for the operation of municipal services. The Board has the authority to enact ordinances and regulations as required for the health, safety, and welfare of the residents. The Board approves an annual budget for presentation to the voters at Town Meeting.

The Board meetings are held on the first and third Monday of each month at 7:00 P.M. The first Monday meeting is at Martin Memorial Hall; during the spring, summer, and fall, the meeting on the second Monday meeting rotates between a variety of locations throughout the Town. The agenda for each meeting is finalized on the Thursday immediately preceding the meeting. In addition to the agenda items, the Board provides individuals the opportunity to speak to the Board under 'Comments from Citizens' at the beginning of each meeting. Meetings are recorded by the Springfield Area Public Access [SAPA] [click for schedule] and are broadcast on Adelphia Cable Channel 10 for those individuals who subscribe to local cable television.
Town Office: (802) 674-2626


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 Market.

Permits are needed for septic systems. They are available from the Health Officer, the Town Manager. Other applications may be found here.

SchoolsWeathersfield SchoolGrades 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.


Emergency Services
Ascutney Volunteer Fire Department
Chief Engineer, Darrin R. Spaulding
Dispatch: [802] 295-9425
Location:
Ascutney Fire Station
P O Box 91
Ascutney, Vermont 05030
Non Emergency: [802] 674-6869

West Weathersfield Volunteer Fire Department
Chief Engineer, Joshua Dauphin
Dispatch: [802] 295-9425
Location:
West Weathersfield Fire Station
7259 Route 131
Perkinsville, VT 05151
Non Emergency: [802] 263-5655

Fire Commission
Darrin Spaulding, Joshua Dauphin, and Robert Compo

Fire Wardens
Clarence Grover, 263-5531
Deputy Fire Warden
Darrin Spaulding, 263-5377

Permits are required for outside burning
Burn Permits
Thomas Heiser 674-6664
Jeff Ingalls 263-9395 (home) 738-9395 (cell)


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 Clerk's 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.

Punch Cards for the Transfer Station cannot be purchased at the Ascutney Market…but they can be purchased at the Ascutney Sunoco, along with the town office and Downer’s store


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 
Electricity1-800-649-2877 (CVPS-Central Vermont Public Service)
Telephone263-9911 TDS Telecom
1-800-585-4466 Verizon
Hospitals Mount Ascutney Hospital , Windsor, VT
Springfield Hospital , Springfield, VT
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
Valley Regional Hospital, Claremont, NH


Transportation
Media Outlets
Weathersfield in the News (Be sure to also search "Ascutney" and "Perkinsville")
iWeathersfield.com

Newspapers
Radio
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:
County: Windsor
Chartered: August 20, 1761
2010: 2825
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: 148
2001 Equalized tax rate: $2.36

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

Weathersfield on Wikipedia

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