TOWN ADMINISTRATOR The Town of Fairlee is seeking highly motivated candidates for the position of Town Administrator. Fairlee is a vibrant community with a year-round population of 977 in the Upper Connecticut River Valley, approximately 20 miles north of White River Junction, Vermont, and Hanover and Lebanon, New Hampshire. Because of its two scenic lakes, adjacency to the Connecticut River, and one of east-central Vermont’s largest un-fragmented forests, Fairlee has a long history as a resort community. The Town Administrator … Continue reading

Food Scraps Accepted at Transfer Station

New at the transfer station – we now have a bin for food scraps! You can include any kind of food – meat and bones as well as fruit and vegetable scraps, eggs, dairy, shells, fish, coffee grounds and filters, and tea bags. No commercially grown flowers, no PLU stickers, no bags or packaging, twist ties, etc.

Fourth of July Festivities 2017

Video of the parade from the Valley News here: Orford-Fairlee Parade If you are planning to set off fireworks be advised that you need a fireworks permit signed by the fire chief. See the Emergency Services page for information and a link to the form. … Continue reading

Town Beach 2017 Season

The Fairlee Town Beach officially kicks off the 2017 Summer beach season Saturday June 24. The Rec Council has the following announcements regarding your next visit to the beach this Summer: – Beach passes will be checked this year. Please be prepared to present your pass at all times, including when lifeguards are not on duty. -Non-resident season beach passes are available for purchase at the Town Clerk’s Office. Cost $45 -Fairlee residents/taxpayers season passes also available at Town Clerk’s … Continue reading

Town Hall Renovation

The renovation of the Fairlee Town Hall has begun with the removal of the addition. ” template=”/home/fairleev/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] … Continue reading

Fairlee Community Music Series

In association with the Fairlee Recreation Council, every Tuesday evening in July and the first two Tuesdays in August, free concerts on the Fairlee Common. Aaron Audet Band Left Eye Jump Moment’s Notice Trio Prydein Starline Rhythm Boys Lyme Town Band Ice Cream Social Ray Vega Quintet All concerts are free of charge. See the Fairlee Community Music Series website for more information.   … Continue reading

Water System Bond Not Approved

Voters in a Special Town Meeting on Wednesday June 14 rejected a proposed $4.1 million bond to make water system improvements in downtown Fairlee.  Final vote outcome was 77 in favor, 89 opposed, and 1 defective ballot. Water System Information   … Continue reading

Water Bond Meeting Warning

Warning The legal voters of the Town of Fairlee, Vermont, are hereby notified and warned to meet at the Emergency Services Building/ Fire Station in the Town of Fairlee on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, between the hours of ten o’clock (10:00) in the forenoon (a.m.), at which time the polls will open, and seven o’clock (7:00) in the afternoon (p.m.), at which time the polls will close, to vote by Australian ballot upon the following Article of business: Article I … Continue reading

Lake Fairlee Dam Project Receives Award

D&K Receives Three Awards for Engineering Excellence From Shawn Patenaude of DuBois & King Each year the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) requests and takes submissions for notable projects as part of their Engineering Excellence Awards Program. The Lake Fairlee Dam project won a grand award in the Water Resources category. The project was selected as a grand award winner because of the challenges and its uniqueness. This project tied in receiving the highest scoring of all projects across … Continue reading

Downtown and Village Center Tax Credit

If you own a business in Fairlee’s Village Area you may qualify for a tax credit on any work on your facade and/or signage. The Village Area is roughly everything between the railroad and the Interstate from just North of the diner down to Birch Meadow Road on the South end. See the Zoning Map. Applications for State Downtown and Village Center tax credits are due annually on July 1. Application materials for the next round of funding will be … Continue reading