Annual Dog License due April 1, 2021.

Current rabies certificate must accompany the license.

$9.00 spayed/neutered
$13.00 non spayed/neutered


Did you find a card hanging at your house from New England Municipal Resource Center (NEMRC)?

If yes, just External link opens in new tab or windowclick here to enter in your personal code to verify your data.

If you have any questions, please contact the Listers at the Town Offices, by calling (802) 748-2122, ext. 19.

Thank you,

NEMRC, Waterford Listers

Church Adaptive Reuse Report
Black River - Town Office Project
NEK Broadband Newsletter CUD

Looking for info on the Vermont COVID-19 Line Extension Customer Assistance program!?!?

Click the link below!

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Board Meetings will continue to be held via Zoom. Until further notice, the connect info for each is below. Simply click on the board meeting you wish to join, or follow the info below.

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Phone: (929) 436-2866

Meeting ID: 825 8799 3375

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Phone: (929) 436-2866

Meeting ID: 898 0677 1657

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Phone: (929) 436-2866

Meeting ID: 895 3746 3122

As a precaution in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Waterford Town Office is closed to the public access except for appointments. The Town office staff will remain available to assist you by mail, email and voicemail.

PO Box 56 Lower Waterford, VT. 05848

Zoning Administrator:

For the most up-to-date state information and guidance about COVID-19  go to

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Waterford Information Meeting

If you missed the meeting, you can play the recording back by clicking the link below.

To Obtain a Burn Permit

Please Contact

Kevin Colby: 802-535-8722


Waterford Health Officer

Andrea Dinneen



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NEK Broadband is working to bring high speed Internet to every home and business in the Northeast Kingdom! If you were not aware, Waterford residents voted to join the NEK Broadband, Communication Utility District (CUD), at this past years Town Meeting.

As part of this effort, NEK Broadband is performing a survey to provide input to their feasibility study and business plan.

Please help by taking five minutes of your time and filling out the survey! You can participate on the following link (or copy and paste into your browser) - External link opens in new tab or window

Chartered on November 8, 1780, as part of the Vermont Charter. The original name of the town was Littleton, but was changed to Waterford after New Hampshire gave the town across the Connecticut River the same name. The town's first history book, written by Dr. C. E. Harris, says the name change was "to prevent confusion with Littleton, N.H.; also because there were two practicable fords in town across the Connecticut River," places where the river could be bridged, as it soon was, and is today.

Waterford's early settlers created several districts of town, with names like Upper Waterford (the village "up" the Connecticut River), Lower Waterford, West Waterford, and Waterford Hollow. When Moore Dam, built for hydroelectric power and dedicated in 1957, created a lake at Upper Waterford, the famous "White Village" of Lower Waterford became the town center, with the library and town office.