Chartered in 1761, Dorset is a vibrant and historic community nestled in the hills of southern Vermont. Dorset is well known for its mountains, valleys & New England village charm. The quality of life and schools make Dorset a great place to live. Come learn the reasons why people love to live, work & play in Dorset!
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Empty Bowls Event at Long Trail School this Saturday 3/25 from 5pm to 8pm
Dorset Board & Commission Appointments: Dorset residents are invited to apply and interview for positions on Dorset Boards & Commissions:
Design Review Board
Conservation Commission Residents are encouraged to fill out the application form below and return it to the Town Manager's Office by April 3, 2017.
Did you know the Town offers a discount on JISP registration expense? This applies to: Mini KAP, KAP, JISP. For more info on JISP go to www.bromleyoutingclub.org Programs at the Riley Rink including the Ice skating version of JISP are also eligible for recreation discounts.
How to claim the discount: Simply fill out the reimbursement form with proof of payment and residency and the Town will send you a check for the discount.
Reimbursement forms can be picked up and dropped off at the Town Offices 112 Mad Tom Road East Dorset or emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Town of Dorset & Vermont Youth Conservation Corps Partner to improve Owls Head Town Forest!
The Vermont Youth Conservation Corps has spent 8 weeks this summer improving the trails in the Owls Head Town Forest. Come celebrate the Town Forest with a dedication and hike. Directions: turn onto Black Rock Lane off Route 30, turn right on Ken's Camp Road and travel to trailhead. (Please note: Black Rock Lane & Ken's Camp Road are private roads, please respect private property while accessing the Town Forest!).
Planning Commission Village Pedestrian Safety Study -
On 8/24, 9/28, 10/21 the Dorset & East Dorset Fire District Prudential Committees met with members of the Selectboard and public to discuss opportunities for collaboration between the Fire Districts and the Town. The group facilitated a discussion about the challenges faced by the Prudential Committees and the Fire Departments. The group developed the DRAFT list of Pros & Cons for possible consolidation of the two Fire Districts listed below.
JOINT BOARD PROS & CONS LIST FOR CONSOLIDATION 8-24-15
Be sure to take advantage of Dorset Spring/Summer Recreation Discounts at: - Manchester Parks & Rec. Programs: residents can get user fees discounted by submitting a reimbursement for to the Town Offices (form below).
- Long Trail School & Lawrence School Summer Camps - Free Entry to Emerald Lake State Park (opens Memorial Day), passes available at the Town Clerk's Office. Don't Forget to get reimbursed for winter recreation expenses: