Emergency Management

Check  511  for road closures.

We call it an Emergency when we didn't prepare or it happened unexpectedly.

During an Emergency:

  • Your neighbors are your best resources stay in touch and keep everyone safe.
  • Stay home and let the emergency responders do their jobs.
  • Expect power outages

If needed, the town will open an emergency shelter. If you need food or shelter please contact.

Emergency Manager: Becky Hutchins @ 802 - 349-4325

Emergency Shelters: If needed will be located at one of the following.
             Town Hall, Fire Station, Church on Route 7

2-1-1 is ready to help

Do you need help finding help?
Looking for help with everyday needs?
Are you facing difficult times and are not sure where to turn? 

Dialing 2-1-1 is your first step!  By dialing 2-1-1, information is much easier to find!  Vermont 2-1-1 is a simple number to dial for information about health and human service organizations in your community. 

At Vermont 2-1-1, callers will speak with a real person every time.  Call Specialists can problem solve and/or refer callers to government programs, community-based organizations, support groups, and many other local resources.  Vermont 2-1-1 is:





Are you prepared for an unusual event?

Find the Family preparedness guide at Vermont Emergency Management


Sign up to receive Emergency Alerts at Vermont Alert.


Summer Storms

Storm activity can cause flooding and hazardous conditions.
Watch out for: 
Flash flooding and flooding
Damaged roads
Down trees
Power outages
Fallen power lines

There can also be a potential for high winds, hail and heavy rain.

Lightning saftey - http://www.lightningsafety.noaa.gov/

Emergency relief Assistance Fund (ERAF) find out more  http://centralvtplanning.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/ERAF-handout-with-links-VEM-Jan-2014.pdf