Chartered in 1761, Dorset is a vibrant and historic community nestled in the hills of southern Vermont. Dorset is well known for its mountains, valleys & New England village charm. The quality of life and schools make Dorset a great place to live. Come learn the reasons why people love to live, work & play in Dorset!
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The Town Offices will be closed Monday May 29th for Memorial Day
Dorset is now served by the Bennington County Sheriff's Dept.
For Emergency Service call 911 Non-Emergency call: 802-442-4900
Community Hike in East Dorset, Sat. June 3rd at 10am!
RECREATION INFO: Dorset Residents:
Did you know the Town offers a discount on:
MPR Summer Programs
Long Trail Summer Programs
Free Entry at Emerald Lake State Park
Swim Lessons at Lawrence School
How to claim the discount: Simply fill out the reimbursement form with proof of payment and residency and the Town will send you a check for the discount. Long Trail School and Lawrence School Swim Lesson programs are automatically discounted, no need to apply for reimbursement.
Reimbursement forms can be picked up and dropped off at the Town Offices 112 Mad Tom Road East Dorset or emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Town of Dorset & Vermont Youth Conservation Corps Partner to improve Owls Head Town Forest!
The Vermont Youth Conservation Corps has spent 8 weeks this summer improving the trails in the Owls Head Town Forest. Come celebrate the Town Forest with a dedication and hike. Directions: turn onto Black Rock Lane off Route 30, turn right on Ken's Camp Road and travel to trailhead. (Please note: Black Rock Lane & Ken's Camp Road are private roads, please respect private property while accessing the Town Forest!).
Planning Commission Village Pedestrian Safety Study -