Rescheduled Roxbury VT Selectboard Meeting
The next Selectboard meeting date TBD. It will be via conference call.


The Latest Newsy Is Out!
Read all about it. The latest version of our hometown paper has been published. If you don’t get a hard/soft copy, click here to get it as a PDF file, or look at the homepage sidebar under Roxbury Newsy.


Income Tax Filing Due July 15th
Income tax filing due dates for the following taxes have been extended to July 15, 2020. For the most up-to-date guidance, visit www.tax.vermont.gov.


Roxbury Welcomes Beth Kellogg, Incoming RVS Principal
We are delighted to welcome Beth Kellogg and her family to the Roxbury Village School family! Born and raised in Vermont, she spent time in education in Maine but the call home to Central Vermont was irresistible and we are lucky to have her. Welcome Beth!


Roxbury Free Library Begins Phased Re-Opening
The Library re-opened on Sunday July 5th, with restrictions. Scheduled visits times are required. Read their detailed COVID-19 Response Plan here. Contact the Library: 802-485-6860


Cross-State Travel Update for Vermonters and Out-of-Staters
The Governor has revised his travel guidelines concerning cross-state travel, effective July 3rd. It lifts a 2-week quarantine requirement for visitors from more than 150 counties in the region, and NY, CT, and NJ. Click here for the latest details from Vermont Dept. of Health.
Heading north? Check traffic activity/construction projects for VT, NH, ME (newengland511.org).


Winter Farm Shares from Drift Homestead
Get your Winter CSA from our very own Roxburyites at Drift Farmstead. Shares run out fast. Visit their website (driftfarmsteadvt.com) and complete the form. No deposit due yet.


Vermont Statewide Primary Election is August 11, 2020
Register to vote, and check or update your voter registration information and make sure your mailing address is correct, go to: mvp.vermont.gov, or contact your Town Clerk. For more information, click here.


Effective July 1: Food Scraps Must Be Recycled
Vermont will require businesses and individuals to recycle food scraps effective July 1. Click here for the VT Dept. of Environmental Conservation page on Food Scraps. Food Scrap Guidance (PDF). Mad River Resource Mgmt. Alliance is our solid waste management entity: (802) 244-7373. Northfield Transfer Station also accepts food scraps. Tips to reduce food waste. Food scraps are:

  • Parts of food items that are typically discarded rather than eaten: peels, rinds, cores, eggshells, seeds, pits, bones, coffee grounds (and filters), loose-leaf tea & paper tea bags, and fats/oils/grease.
  • Food that was not finished: “plate scraps” or leftovers that went bad. Any type of food can become scraps–bread, pasta, soup, veggies, fruit, sauces, meat, dairy, sweets, etc.

50% off strawberry and veggie plants. 1/2-gal. pot perennials 3/$22.

Washington County Passport Office Now Open By Appointment
The office in Montpelier is now open by appointment only. No Walk-ins at this time. Please call (802)828-3071. Masks are required for all appointments.
Days/Hours for appointment
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays: 9AM – 4PM
10 Elm Street, Montpelier. Sheriff’s Building, side entrance.
Official website for passport info.


Roxbury Town Office Open to the Public (See Special Note)
The office is open to the public Tuesdays – Thursdays, 9am-noon/1pm-4pm and on Fridays 9am-noon. Researchers can do title work. Please make an appointment by calling 802-485-7840 or emailing townrox@tds.net.
SPECIAL NOTE:
One person at a time in the designated area, right inside the door.
Please do not enter if you have a fever.
Masks are recommended and strongly encouraged.


I-89 Construction: Town of Berlin
Notice from the Agency of Transportation
LOCATION: The town of Berlin on Interstate 89. Bridges 37 North and 37 South span Crosstown Road. Bridges 38 North and 38 South span Vermont Route 62.
CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES:
Traffic Impacts: Gravel roads in this construction zone means some delays from 7 AM to 6 PM throughout the week of 7/6/20. Please travel cautiously. 


Pasture-Raised Chicken Ready For Your Table from Dorman Farm
Call 802-485-4775 or email us to order your pasture-raised chicken today! Processed and packaged onsite, with no added chemicals: $4.25 per pound.
We are local! 68 Warren Mountain Rd., Roxbury. Facebook.


MRPS PIE Launches New Programs for Families
The Montpelier-Roxbury Public School Partners in Education (PIE) have launched new programs to assist their families during the pandemic. Click here. Visit www.mrpspie.org. Drop off clean, good-quality books in the bin (labelled Donations) outside the Roxbury Village School.


2020 Dog Licensing Now Past Due – Please Register Your Pooch
Dog licenses are now PAST DUE. Please make sure your beloved pets are registered. Cost: $11.00 neutered dog /$17. for non-neutered dog.


Town of Roxbury – Notice of Open Positions
As of June 20th, 2020, a number of positions are open for those interested in contributing their talents to the town of Roxbury VT. Click the Positions Vacant page for the list. Contact the Town Clerk’s office for further information on these positions:
(802) 485-7840 or
townrox@tds.net.


2020 Census Is Now Active
Vermont needs everyone to complete the 2020 Census. Results from the 2020 Census determine the number of Congressional seats and helps direct billions of dollars in federal funds to local communities for schools, roads, and other public services.
Online Census link: https://2020census.gov/en/ways-to-respond/responding-online.html
Phone-in Census 1-844-330-2020. For languages other than English, click here.

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