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. Come learn the reasons why people love to live, work & play in Dorset!
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The Dorset Town Offices will be closed Monday July 4th for Independence Day
Dorset Antique Lawn Mower Beauty Pageant & Parade 2016 Marks The First Annual Dorset VT Antique Lawn Mower Beauty Pageant & Parade!
Join the Fun and Enter your Antique Lawn Mower (at least 50 Years Old) in the Beauty Pageant and Parade on July 23, 2016 at the Dorset Village Green starting at Noon. To register your mowers or learn more visit: www.dorsetvt.com
DORSET QUARRY UPDATE:
The Town of Dorset seeks applicants for possible appointment to the following Boards:
Zoning Board of Adjustment
Interested residents can fill out an application and submit it to the Town Manager’s Office. Applications and descriptions of the duties of each Board are available on the Town’s website: www.dorsetvt.org. Applications can also be picked up at the Town Offices: 112 Mad Tom Road E. Dorset, VT 05253. Terms of appointment range from 24 months to 48 months. All positions are volunteer with no compensation. Questions? Contact the Town Manager’s Office at 362-4571.
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. Next Joint Meeting: Wednesday June 22nd at 7pm at the Town Offices 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: