Dog Licenses: Dog license renewal letters have been mailed to all k9 owners , with the deadline for licensing without penalty to be April first. Remember, Vermont law says all dogs six months of age and older must be licensed every year, with a copy of the dog's current rabies certificate on file at the Town Clerk's office. Spayed and Nedutered dogs can be licensed for $9 neach, and unspayed or neutered for $13 each. After April firsat, the fee goes up to $11 and $17 Here's a copy of the license applicaton form.      


O’Donnell resigns; Planning Commission vacancy

After many years of service to the Town as a member of the Select Board, Planning Commission, and other committees, as well as serving the town as State Representative, Patty O’Donnell is taking a well-deserved rest and has resigned from her town offices. Many thanks to Patty for all her work on behalf of Vernon! The Planning Commission is seeking a volunteer to replace her, and interested persons should send an email to Chris Parker, Chair of the Select Board (, stating their interest and describing their qualifications. Please copy Bob Spencer, chair of the Planning Commission, at