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!
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OPPORTUNITY AVAILABLE TO SERVE YOUR COMMUNITY The Town of Chester is in need of filling one position on the Citizens Advisory Committee. This would be a great way to get involved in your community. The role of the Advisory Committee is to assist in the formation of strategies, help develop community policing concepts, increase public awareness, further engagement and transparency efforts, and help to identify best practices. The Committee is intended to provide a forum for discussions concerning community issues.
All interested parties should send their letter of interest no later than 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 30, 2023 to the Town Manager’s Office at the Chester Town Office, P.O. Box 370, Chester, Vermont, 05143, via email at Julie.firstname.lastname@example.org, or contact the Chester Town Office at 875-2173.
The Connecticut River Conservancy has released the 9/6/23 E-Coli results for surrounding rivers. Please click HERE to see the results.
The Town of Chester is seeking community members interested in serving as a member of Chester’s new Housing Commission. Please see here for the full description of responsibilities for this commission- Housing Commission
The Town of Chester's Land Records are available online. The documents on the site date back to 1980. 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 2023 Fall 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 email@example.com. 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 that amount or over.