Have you seen our road construction signs?? Our signs and sign stands were stolen on Sunday from our work area on Reservoir Road along with 12 cones. If you have any information please call the town clerk’s office. You may call anonymously. They are very pricey to replace and would appreciate their return.
Our bulk trash event will be held on July 27, 2019 from 8:00am-12:00pm. This popular event allows you to clean up and clean out your unwanted bulky trash.
What is Bulky Trash you ask? Well check out the list below!!
ACCEPTED ITEMS (INCOMPLETE LIST)
Mattresses, box springs
Large plastic toys
Pool covers and liners
Building demo material – NOTE: pieces of sheetrock, plaster, roofing shingles, and any other loose material or items MUST be in containers. Siding and lumber MUST be cut into easily-handled lengths and tied up.
Clean lumber (not pressure treated or painted; no adhesives, or attached adhesives, tar paper, plastic or hardware) – NOTE: now banned from Vermont landfills, but will be accepted and set aside for salvaging.
Other large items
ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED:
A/C Units, Large metal items e.g. gas grills, appliances, lawn mowers, bicycles (may be taken to Wilson Depot);
Computers, televisions, printers or other large electronic devices (may be recycled at CVSWMD Additional Recycling Collection Center at 540 N Main St)
Household trash or recyclables including magazines (may be taken to Wilson Depot or other licensed collectors)
Fluorescent light bulbs, paint cans, driveway sealer, roofing tar, and all other hazardous wastes must go to the CVSWMD’s household hazardous collection.
Pickup truck: $20
Unloaded car or truck w/loaded trailer: $20
Loaded car or truck & loaded trailer: $25
Truck larger than pickup (1-ton or 10′ rented van, max): $25
Loaded large truck & loaded trailer: $30
Loads of roofing shingles charged double
Be safe! Tie down or cover your load to prevent anything from blowing or falling off.
Effective July 1st: Our address has changed!! To save the taxpayers money, we have consolidated our address to 392 US Route 302 Orange, VT 05641, which is our current physical address. There will no longer be a post office box after July 1st. Please note this and let your neighbors know.
The Town of Orange was chartered August 11, 1781. Located in the N.W. Corner of Orange County, the town is bounded S. by Washington and Corinth; E. by Topsham, N. by Groton, Harris & Goshen Gores and Plainfield, and W. by Barre.
Orange was “largely a farming town,” when the “top population was reached in 1830 with about 1000 people and over 5000 sheep grazing on the hillsides.” The population in the 2000 census was 951. The tallest peaks in town are Knox Mt. and Butterfield Mt. both over 3000 feet tall. It was assumed that both mountains were named after the early settlers living in town.
Sources: “Vermont Historical Gazetteer” published by Miss A. M. Hemenway; “Vermont Place-Names” author Esther Munroe Swift.
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