♦ Welcome ♦ Westfield Town Announcements ♦

♦ RUMMAGE & BAKE SALE – MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND (Friday-Sunday):  Great deals and delicious goodies will be on sale at the Hitchcock Museum & Library-Basement, 1252 VTNo automatic alt text available. Route 100 in Westfield on Friday 5/26, Saturday 5/27 and Sunday 5/28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The proceeds benefit the Hitchcock Museum & Library and the Westfield Congregational Church. Rain or Shine! For more information call 744-8258.

Click here for the: Rummage/Bake Sale Flyer

Image result for memorial day 2017  ♦ OFFICE CLOSED: The Town Office will be closed on
  Monday, May 29th in observance of Memorial Day. The
  office will reopen Tuesday at 8 a.m.
  Have a happy and safe holiday. 


♦ ROAD CLOSURE: Kennison Rd. in the vicinity of the Sacred Heart Parish will be closed on June 4th from 9:45 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. for the Color-A-Thon 3K and 5K walk/run event to benefit the Troy School and Mary E. Wright Halo Foundation. For additional information contact 802-578-1997 or 802-673-8733 or email troyschoolpta@gmail.com. Visit the Upcoming Events page for more information on the race. 


♦ SELECTBOARD MEETING–RESCHEDULE NOTICE: The Monday, June 12th Selectboard meeting has been CANCELLED and RESCHEDULED
for Monday, July 3rd at 6 p.m. at the Town Office. 


FREE BACKYARD COMPOSTING WORKSHOP IN WESTFIELD-June 22, 2017: Image result for compost

Plan to join the Northeast Kingdom Waste Management District Outreach Assistant and Master Composter intern Shannon Choquette and members of your community for a FREE workshop about backyard composting. Whether you are a seasoned composter or someone who is just curious, we want you to join the discussion with your stories and questions! Soil Savers will be available for purchase by district members for only $45! Discussion items include: creating your compost pile; perfecting your compost pile “recipe”; the science of composting; and troubleshooting problems. Join us at the Westfield Community Center, 59 North Hill Rd., Westfield, VT on Thursday, June 22nd from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Email Shannon with any questions: Americorps@Irswmd.org. Click here to view the Backyard Composting Flyer.


♦ WESTFIELD COMMUNITY MEALSITE MENU FOR JUNE:

All are invited to enjoy a community lunch every Thursday at Noon at the Westfield Community Center (North Hill Rd./School St.) A donation of $4/person is requested with the 2nd Thursday of the month FREE. Special thanks to Berry Creek Farm and its CSA members for once again providing a harvest of fresh fruits and vegetables during this growing season. 

  • June 1st – Juice, Macaroni & Cheese, Baked Ham, Garden Salad, Rolls and Apple Crisp
  • June 8th (Free – No Donation Requested) – Juice, Aunt Bev’s Chop Suey, Peas, Rolls and Strawberry Dessert
  • June 15th – Juice, Baked Pork Chops, Mashed Potatoes, Beets, Whole Wheat Bread, Cookies and Ice Cream
  • June 22nd – Juice, Sloppy Joes, Oven French Fries, Cole Slaw, Homemade Rolls and Sorbet
  • June 29th – Juice, Apricot & Current Chicken, Rice, Berry Creek Peas, Whole Wheat Bread and Strawberry Shortcake

A free RSVP Bone Builders Balancing and Strengthening Class meets weekly before the meal from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Following lunch join the fun and play Bingo and card games!

Sponsored by the Troy and Area Lions Club.
For more information call 744-2484.
Menu subject to change.


♦ DOG LICENSES WERE DUE BY APRIL 1ST

As mandated by Vermont state law DOG LICENSES are due on or before April 1st each year. All dogs residing in Vermont are required to be licensed in the town where they live. Proof of rabies vaccination is required prior to licensing. Licenses are purchased at the Town Clerk’s office.

Fees for licensing on or before April 1:
Spayed/Neutered $9; Unspayed/Unneutered $13Dog

Fees for licensing after April 1:
Spayed/Neutered $11; Unspayed/Unneutered $17.

For your convenience, checks for license fees can be left in the secure drop box next to the Town Clerk’s front door. Once processed your dog’s license/tags will be sent to you by return mail.  

Town Clerk’s Office Hours:  Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. 
or call (802) 744-2484 to make other arrangements.


♦ TOWN MEETING INFORMATION:
To view past Town Reports visit the Town Meeting page


♦ NOTICE TO HOMEOWNERS: Homestead Declaration are to be filed each year by every Vermont resident whose property meets the definition of a homestead. A Vermont homestead is the principal dwelling and parcel of land surrounding the dwelling, owned and occupied by a resident individual as the individual’s domicile on April 1. If your homestead is leased to a tenant on April 1, you may still claim it as a homestead if it is not leased for more than 182 days in the 2016 calendar year. 

2016 Vermont Income Tax Booklets are available at the Town Clerk’s Office or:

  • Download fillable PDF forms from the web at www.bit.ly/vttaxforms
  • Order forms by email: tax.formsrequest@vermont.gov
  • Order forms by phone at (855) 297-5600 (toll free in the U.S.) or (802) 828-2515 

Visit the Property Taxes Page for additional property tax information.


Westfield has two FREE WiFi Hotspots:

Westfield Community Center and
the Hitchcock Museum & Library

Westfield Community Center, 59 North Hill Road

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 Town Offices: 38 School Street, Westfield, VT 05874
Phone: (802) 744-2484 ♦ Fax: (802) 744-6224
Email: townofwestfield@comcast.net

LaDonna Dunn ♦ Town Clerk  & Connie LaPlume ♦ Assistant Town Clerk
Office Hours: Monday through Thursday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Mary Lou Jacobs ♦ Treasurer
Office Hours: Wednesday 8 a.m.-Noon and by appointment

Cover photo by LaDonna Dunn: Spring at the O’Donnell Farm.