Notice – Important update

'Important Update: The @[116588481825211:274:Town of Bennington] playgrounds, basketball courts, tennis courts will be CLOSED starting today. Signs will be posted. Thank you for understanding! (We still hope you're able to get some fresh air and do as much as possible for your mental and physical health during this time) Stay safe & well.'

The Town of Bennington Playgrounds/basketball courts/tennis courts are closed – signs will be posted.
The pavilions at Willow Park remain closed and the Willow Park playgrounds will not be opened until further notice.
Use of the athletic fields for practices/games/etc. is not permitted until further notice.
Use of parks/fields to walk/jog, etc., so long as proper social distancing is practiced is permitted and encouraged.

April Bennington Community News

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Green Mountain Guide for Emergency Planning

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The Bennington Select Board Chairperson, Donald Campbell, and Vice Chairperson, Jeannie Jenkins, will host an informational meeting by videoconference on March 30, 2020 at 11:00 AM. The purpose of the meeting is to inform the public of resources for businesses and individuals dealing with the impacts of COVID-19.  Bill Colvin, Bennington County Regional Commission Assistant Director, and Shannon Barsotti, Bennington Community Development Director, will join the meeting. The videoconference will be broadcast live on CAT-TV and streamed live on Cat-tv Bennington Facebook-Live.




Department of Taxes – Frequently Asked Questions

On Monday, March 23, the Vermont Department of Taxes announced that it will not assess penalties or interest for those businesses that are unable to meet the March 25, 2020, or April 25, 2020, sales and use tax or meals and rooms tax deadlines due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We have heard questions from many businesses asking exactly what this means, so we have released a list of frequently asked questions that we hope you find helpful.

The most up to date information can always be found on our website at


Town Clerk’s Closure Update

Closure Update:

We wish to respect the public’s health in this troubled time and address the concerns of community members. The Bennington Town Clerk’s Office will be complying with the most recent statement from Gov. Phil Scott issuing a “Stay Safe” order and in addition to being closed to the general public, will be closing the vault to all research effective today, March 26, 2020 at 5:00 PM until further notice. 

We have been, and will continue to conduct business via phone, fax, email and the drop box at the side entrance, which is checked several times throughout the day.

Although we are unable to search records due to liability issues, if you have a specific book and page, we will be happy to provide copies and an invoice for any records.

Relevant Contacts:

Clerk’s Office:   (802)442-1043

Lister’s Office (802)442-1042

Grand list information:

Property Tax information:  (802)442-1046, (802)442-1047

Be well,

Cassandra Barbeau
Bennington Town Clerk


Disposable Wipes are NOT Disposable

Keep Your Wastewater System Working: DO NOT flush Disposable Disinfectant wipes, dispose of them in the trash! DO NOT flush paper towels! Sewer systems throughout Vermont are reporting pump clogs due to overloads of wipes.










Press Release – Governor Phil Scott Issues A “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Order

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Comprehensive COVID-19 Resource list – BCRC

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