Chester is a quaint New England town with a population of 3,144, centrally located, and in close proximity to several ski areas including Okemo, Stratton, and Killington. Chester offers a community of great restaurants, comfortable B & Bs, and interesting shops, including authentic antique stores and lovely art galleries. Whether you are looking for a quiet respite, or just adventuring off the beaten path..... Here, you can enjoy a tranquil and charming atmosphere. Chester is also a wonderful place to live!
The Town of Chester will hold meetings via Zoom until further notice. The link to the meetings will be posted here. By Phone, call (646) 558 8656 and enter the Meeting ID and passcode posted below (some meetings do not require a passcode).
For important news and updates please see below, access the Latest News tab, or click here- News Blog Spot
The Application for the 2021 round of Downtown and Village Center tax credits is now available! Applications are due Thursday, July 1, 2021, and the Vermont Downtown Board will make is allocation decisions by mid-August. Please see the program guidelines and applicationfor more information on how to apply.
The Town of Chester is seeking a qualified candidate to be the Secretary to the Planning Commission. This position involves attendance at meetings in the evening every first and third Monday of the month with the possibility of other dates. Duties include taking detailed Minutes, handling the Zoom portion of the meeting, and other clerical tasks as needed. If you would like to apply for this position, please email a Letter of Interest to email@example.com, or mail it to Town of Chester, P.O. Box 370, Chester, VT 05143 on or before April 26, 2021.
The State is replacing Bridge 16 on Route 103 North near Smokeshire Road. Please see here for information relating to this project-Bridge Replacement
The Town of Chester's Land Records are now available online. The documents on the site date back to mid 1999. The town will have 40 years available soon thanks to a grant awarded by the State. Please call the Town Office at (802) 875-2173 to ask about unrecorded documents or to set up an appointment to view ones that cannot be found online. The link can be found here- Land Records
The Town of Chester's Lister information and tax maps are now available online. Please use this link to access this tool- Lister Information
The 2021 Spring edition of the Town Newsletter has been released. Copies of the Newsletter can be found at various places around town. If you would like to receive the Newsletter by mail or have it emailed to you, please call the office at 875-2173, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please see here to view this edition: Newsletter
Pay by Credit/Debit Card Available
The Town of Chester has the option to pay by credit/debit card. This option can be accessed at the Town Office, by clicking on the flag icon below, or calling the Town Office at (802) 875-2173. Also, the Mobile App can be downloaded to your phone or tablet as a convenient way to keep track of your account. If you choose to download the Mobile App, please use number 37105 in the field provided to access the Town of Chester's account. There will be a $1 convenience fee applied to all charges under $33, and a 3% fee for anything over that amount.