A message from the Vermont Department of Taxes

Did you know that in 2017, about 65% of Vermont taxpayers qualified to file their federal and state taxes for free through Vermont Free File, but only about 2% of those eligible actually used Free File? Free help is offered through several organizations. In 2018, the Vermont Department of Taxes is emphasizing free tax services and assistance for eligible Vermonters through Vermont Free File (free e-filing using vendor software), MyFreeTaxes, VITA/TCE, the AARP Foundation, and the IRS Agent Virtual Delivery … Continue reading

Fairlee Welcomes Tad Nunez as Town Administrator

Tad Nunez begins as Fairlee’s new Town Administrator on January 8th, 2018. After serving 30 years as Director of Parks and Recreation in Hartford, Vermont, and following an interim position as Executive Director of City Center Ballet in Lebanon, Tad brings a rich trove of municipal, public works, recreation, and arts experiences to his new position. Tad’s home is in Lebanon, and his wife, Bette Nunez, teaches kindergarten in Thetford. A public reception to welcome Tad to Fairlee will be … Continue reading

Annual Fairlee Budget Hearing Monday Jan. 8

The Annual Fairlee Budget Hearing will be held on Monday, January 8, 2018 at 6:30pm at the Emergency Services Building/Firestation.   Purpose of this meeting is to review and discuss the 2018 Proposed Town Budget. Please join us for this important discussion Budget Committee Members Elizabeth Wilson Stephen Bentley Dan Ludwig Georgette Wolf-Ludwig, Clerk   … Continue reading

Town Hall Renovation Updates

For the history of the Town Hall, plans for the new addition and other renovations, see the renovation site.  The site also includes images of the art slates from the silent auction, as well as notes on the historic painted curtain. Plans were to move the Town offices on December 18. February 15, 2018, is the deadline for the preliminary certificate of occupancy. (see  Selectboard meeting minutes of Oct. 30 ) January 2018 ” 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″] December … Continue reading


    Cyanobacteria Tracker – map indicating alert levels on lakes and ponds throughout Vermont Cyanobacteria Frequently Asked Questions What’s the difference between algae and cyanobacteria? Cyanobacteria are often called blue-green algae, but cyanobacteria and algae are very different organisms. The most important difference is that sometimes cyanobacteria can produce toxins that can be harmful if swallowed, whereas algae is generally harmless. In Vermont, the most common lake cyanobacteria usually look like tiny particles that can collect in a layer on … Continue reading

Notice of Public Hearing Oct.10

The Town of Fairlee Development Review Board will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 7:15 pm at the Fairlee Public Library to consider the following: 1)Warned Hearing on Application 17-SUB-02, Heidi Stocking and Sarah Willis property owners and Dustin Hill applicants, 635 Bragg Hill Road, PIN 08-01-34, simple subdivision, 55 acre parcel into two lots; Lot 1 21 acres and Lot 2 34 acres.  Persons wishing to appear and be heard may do so in person … Continue reading

Free Flu Shots Oct. 26

Free Flu Shots at the Orford Congregational Church For Adults and Children Ages 10 and Older Thursday, October 26th 4:00 – 7:00 PM  Location: The Congregational Church is located at 617 NH Route 10, Orford NH Open to Fairlee Residents Sponsored by the Public Health Council of the Upper Valley Staffed by students and medical professionals from The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. www.uvpublichealth.org … 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.

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