Selectboard Meetings
& Town Meetings

P.O. Box 238
Rochester, VT 05767
Phone: 802-767-3631

Town Clerk/Treasurer/
Tax Collector:

Julie Smith

Assistant Clerk/Treasurer
Kristen LaPell

Delinquent Tax Collector:
Rebecca Klein

Selectboard Administrative Assistant:
Joan Allen

Highway/Road Dept:
John Champion, Road Foreman
Dana Spalding
Teddy Smith



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© 2022 Jeffrey Mather
© 2022 Jerry LeBlond
Photos used on this website are not public domain and need permission for use.

Upcoming Events

Rochester Vermont 2018 Events and Activities

Summer 2018 Concerts on the Park in Rochester: 

July 1:   SOLSTICE


July 15: DC-3




Bring a chair and a picnic!

Hancock Town Pride Summer Concerts on the Green: Hancock VT
The Hancock Town Pride Committee will again sponsor 4 summer concerts on the new bandstand on the Hancock Town Green.  Concerts are held on Thursdays at 6:30pm.

July 12-  The Starline Rhythm Boys

July 19-  Fried Dough Boys

July 26-  The 3 Sues (Clarke, Ribaudo and Rule)
Aaron Marcus, Leeds Brewer and Susan Reid

August 2-  Pete Seeger Memorial Concert with Camp Killooleet
August 9-  Maiden Vermont, The Coffeehouse Musicians

All concerts are free and open to the public. Bring your own chairs and enjoy the music with family and friends.

July 4
Rochester Town Parade on Main St.: 11 am, food, floats, & after-parade festivities. Contact Martha Slater at 802-767-3025 or lavendarmfs@myfairpoint.net if you’d like to participate.

Pierce Hall Independence Day Dash
Pierce Hall Celebrates its 100th Year! 5-Kilometer (3.1 Mile) Run/Walk Race before the Parade. Registration 8:00 AM at Rochester School. Adults Run/Walk 8:30 AM. Children’s (15 and under) One Mile 9:00 AM

August 18
Our 20th Annual Golf Tournament and Dinner will be held Friday, August 10, 2018.  The event begins with golf at the White River Golf Club at 3:00PM and continues with a dinner prepared by our Board of Trustees and served on the back lawn of Park House.  For more information, call 767-3416.

 Rochester Public Library
Writer’s Workshop: 1st Sat. of each month, 1pm, with Amy Braun

Historical Book Club
Meetings are held the third Thursday of each month at 10:30. Pick up a copy of the current title and join us!
If you need an evening book club, we will repeat the title for an evening session if there is enough interest.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
is a free ongoing library based program promoting parents reading to babies, toddlers, and preschool children.

Summer Reading for children, teens, and adults during regular library hours.  Tuesday & Thursday 12:30-7, Saturday 9-1. Summer programs and speakers are yet to be determined.

Rochester Farmer’s Market:
Friday afternoons, 3-6pm. June 8 thru October 5

The Rochester’s Farmer’s Market & Exchange is gearing up for the 2018 summer season beginning Friday, June 8 and running thru October5, from 3 in the afternoon until 6.  Rain or shine its a great way to start the weekend!”

This year Rochester’s Market & Exchange will feature local farm produce, products and meat, baked goods, crafts, art and more. “We’re looking for several diverse prepared food vendors so you’ll be able to have a quick bite while shopping or pick up dinner on your way home.” according to the markets planning board. There are spaces available both by the day and the season at very reasonable prices.

Harvest Fair
Second Saturday in September, 10 am to 4 pm. Sponsored by the White River Valley Players. Live entertainment all day, food, crafts, games, flower show, and more! For more information: Martha Slater at 802-767-3025 or lavendarmfs@myfairpoint.net