Welcome to Tunbridge!
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Welcome to the official Town of Tunbridge, Vermont, website, where residents and visitors are kept up-to-date on town government and activities.
Established in 1761, Tunbridge has three villages and five covered bridges that follow the First Branch of the White River and Vermont Route 110. Located in Orange County, the town’s roughly 1,000 residents host the Tunbridge World’s Fair every September and take pride in their agrarian history. Students from pre-kindergarten until eighth-grade attend Tunbridge Central School in North Tunbridge. High school students are part of the state’s school choice program. Follow this link to learn more about the town’s history.
April 2, 2020
April 1, 2020
The transfer station is open this Saturday. To keep us safe, we are not providing change for cash at the transfer station. Bring a check or cash in $5, $10 and $20 denominations. Dump tickets cost either $20 (yellow) or $30 (blue). Someone will be selling tickets 9 am-12noon at the transfer station. The station will continue to hold normal Saturday hours, 9 am- 3 pm. We are servicing one person at a time. Lines are long. Please be patient. This is NOT the time to bring a big pile of spring cleaning to the transfer station. Please only bring your perishable trash and recycling. Recycling is also happening one at a time.
March 24, 2020
The latest issue of The Tunbridge Quarterly has been sent to the printers. Follow this link to read all about it! The next deadline for submissions is June 15, 2020.
March 17, 2020
As a precaution, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Tunbridge Town Office will be closed to the public effective Tuesday morning, March 17 and until further notice. The Town Office staff will remain available to assist you by phone and email.
To reach the Town Clerk, email: email@example.com or call (802) 889-5521 and leave a message. She will be monitoring messages and email from home and will return your message as soon as possible during her normal business hours. Most of our town clerk’s business can be done online, and the deadline to license dogs has been extended until further notice (meaning you will not receive a late fee if you license after April 1).
To reach the Treasurer and Listers with any tax related questions, call 889-3571.
The Treasurer’s email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Listers email: email@example.com
We encourage everyone to follow CDC and Department of Health hand-washing and social distancing recommendations.
Thank you for understanding that these are unusual times, requiring precautions for public safety and health.
March 13, 2020
Minutes from the 2020 Town Meeting have been posted. Follow this link to read or download them.
March 4, 2020
The following were elected to serve during Town Meeting on March 3:
Gordon Barnaby – Moderator
Michael McPhetres – Selectboard
Helen O’Donnell – Lister
Linda Hoyt – Auditor
Euclid Farnham – Cemetery Commissioner
Matthew Frost – Trustee of Public Funds
Mark Bomalaski and Billie Smith – Library Trustees
Judie Lewis – Town Agent
Lenora Kimball – Grand Juror
Bruce Jones – First Constable
Katherine Adams – Second Constable
Jillian Conner – Town Clerk, to fill the remainder of a three-year term (2022)
Jacqueline Garran and Nicholas Zigelbaum were elected to the First Branch Unified School District Board on March 2.
Tunbridge election results from the Vermont Presidential Primary on March 3:
Bernie Sanders, 190
Joe Biden, 55
Elizabeth Warren, 42
Mike Bloomberg, 19
Pete Buttigieg, 2
Tulsi Gabbard, 1
Amy Klobuchar, 1
Deval Patrick, 1
Tom Steyer, 1
312 votes cast
Donald Trump, 47
Bill Weld, 9
Rocky De La Fuente, 1
59 votes cast
May 6, 2019
Property tax payments can now by made by credit card. Follow this link for more information or to make a payment.