Town of Pawlet Wastewater User Fees due May 10: All unpaid accounts will be turned over to the delinquent collector on May 11, 2018 and interest and 8% penalty added. Treasurer’s Office Hours:  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 9 – 12 AM & 1 – 4 PM; Thursday, May 10th, 9-12 AM. Thank you, Judy Coolidge, Treasurer

Upcoming Pawlet Town Government Meetings: All meetings are open to the public and are held at the Pawlet Town Hall on School Street.

  • Select Board, Tuesday, May 22 and June 5, 7 PM.
  • Pawlet Planning Commission, Monday, May 28, 7:30 PM

Special School District Informational Meeting, Monday, May 21, 7 PM, Mettawee Community School: Pawlet and Rupert voters are encouraged to attend the Mettawee School District Meeting to discuss articles to be voted on by Australian ballot on Tuesday, May 22. The full warning can be viewed here:

Mettawee School District Australian Ballot Vote, Tuesday, May 22, 9 AM – 7 PM, Pawlet Town Hall: To vote on the articles addressed in the above warning. Voters of the Town of Rupert will vote at the Rupert Town Office in West Rupert, 10 AM – 7 PM.

Pawlet Haystack Hustler Seniors Lunch, Tuesday, May 22, 12 PM, Mettawee Community School, West Pawlet:  All seniors are welcome! We will enjoy a lovely lunch prepared by the school chefs. A $4 donation is suggested along with a 50/50 drawing.  Also a donation of non-perishable goods for the Food Pantry is appreciated. Please call Sharon Undal at 802-645-0461 for reservations and more information.

Development Review Board site visit & hearing, Wednesday, May 30: Beginning at the site (206 Maple Grove) at 7:00 P.M. Hearing to follow at the Pawlet Town Hall. To discuss a waiver on dimensions for 206 Maple Grove, Pawlet, VT. Permit application will be available for review at the Pawlet Town Hall during regular operating hours.

Town Offices closed for Memorial Day, Monday, May 28.

Mettowee Valley and Northeast Cemetery Association combined Annual Meeting, Lot Holders Meeting and Spring Superintendent’s Meeting, Thursday, May 17, Chriss Monroe Chapel, 6:00 PM. Your attendance would be appreciated. For more information call Keith Mason, President 325-6389 or Myron (Myron (Mike) Waite, Superintendent, 325-3052. Please note: the cemeteries have reopened as of May 1, 2018. Lot holders are encouraged to check their lots for debris.  Owners are asked to refrain from placing artificial flowers, etc., on grave sites. No burials or cremains are permitted without approval of the Superintendent. The cemetery association is striving to keep the grounds maintained as attractively as possible with very limited funds.

Tea Party – Hat Show, Saturday, May 12, 12:30 PM, Pawlet Community Church: Diane Mach Sutter, Laura & Asher Cornwall invite you to join them for the second annual Mother’s Day Weekend luncheon/tea benefitting Relay for Life 2018 – American Cancer Society.  Bring your own hat to qualify for a prize or wear one of ours.  Please bring a $10 donation; all proceeds benefit Two Momma’s Angel Team.  For reservations or more information, contact Judy Coolidge at 325-3073.

Mother’s Day Brunch, Sunday, May 13, 8 – 11 AM at the Pawlet Firehouse: Let us cook up a hot breakfast for the mom in your life, and support your fire department while you’re at it! The menu features pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, home fries, toast, homemade muffins, coffee and juice, and every penny raised benefits the fire department. Adults: $9; children under 12: $4.

Pawlett Historical Society, Thursday, May 17, 2018, 7 PM: Our monthly board meetings are usually held every second Thursday and are open to the public. From May through August we meet at the Chriss Monroe Chapel on Cemetery Hill Road in the Pawlet village center; from September through April our monthly meetings are at the Pawlet Public Library on School Street in the Pawlet village center.

Coffee Time with Vermont State Representative Robin Chesnut-Tangerman, Pawlet Library, Saturday, May 19, 10:00 AM – 12 PM. Stop in and chat with Robin over a cup of coffee, and then browse for a good book.

Pawlet Public Library Program, Vermont Humanities Council speaker Rebecca Rupp, The Surprising History of Common Garden Vegetables, Sunday, May 20, 3:00 PM:  Rebecca’s talk, “Wolf Peaches, Poisoned Peas, and Madame Pompadour’s Underwear,” is geared for gardening enthusiasts and history buffs with a sense of humor. The program is free, and attendees are encouraged to swap vegetable seeds after the program. The Library is housed in a renovated and accessible historic grammar school building at 141 School Street in Pawlet. For a full schedule of public programs, visit or call 802-325-3123.

Roast pork dinner Saturday, June 2, 5 PM, Pawlet Church: The menu includes: roast pork baked with topping, stuffing, mashed potatoes with gravy, hot vegetables, cabbage, salad, applesauce, fruited Jello, rolls with butter, and hot and cold beverages, and this month’s special dessert. The cost is $12 for adults, $6 for children up to 12 and free for ages 5 and under. Takeout orders can also be made on the day of the dinner by calling the church at 325-3022.

Healthy Meals at the Pawlet Food Pantry: Frozen prepared meals, healthy and free, are available at the food pantry for those in need every other Friday at the Pawlet Community Church, junction of Rtes. 30 & 133 in Pawlet Village. Please note pantry is open only one hour the first Friday of each month and two hours other Fridays. Unable to make it to pantry or do you know of anyone in need? We can help! Call: 802-867-2409. Meals are provided by The Grateful Hearts non-profit food program.

Food Pantry Seeks donations: Monetary donations can be mailed to: The Pawlet Community Church, PO Box 116 Pawlet, 05761. Attention: Tim Bryant. The Pawlet Community Church is deeply grateful for your support.

Rutland Area Visiting Nurse offers monthly community health clinics: The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice sponsors a wide range of clinics for area residents and businesses, including health education, screening, testing, and adult immunizations. For more information visit to learn about their flu and foot care clinics; cholesterol, diabetes and blood pressure screenings; and many other important services.

Upcoming Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events for Pawlet Residents:

  • New this year, shared with the town of Dorset, Saturday, September 15, 2018, 9:00 AM -1:00 PM, Dorset School, 130 Dorset Road, Dorset, VT 
  • Saturday, October 13, 2018, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM, Rutland Town Transfer Station, in Northwood Park off Post Road Extension, Rutland:  This service is free to residents of the Solid Waste Alliance Communities, including Pawlet. Proof of residency may be required.