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Motor Vehicle Tax Bills
Motor Vehicles on the Grand List of 2016 are due and payable on November 1, 2017
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Absentee Ballot Applications
are available in the Town Clerk's office starting October 6th until November 6th. click here for detailed instructions

Notice from the Assessor's Office
Filing deadline for 2017 Declarations of Personal Property Forms
All persons or businesses liable to pay taxes on Personal Property in the Town of Colchester (other than registered motor vehicles) belonging to them on the first day of October 2017 shall file lists on such Personal Property no later than close of business, 4:30pm Wednesday, November 1, 2017 or US postmarked by same date as defined by C.G.S. Sec 1-2a.  For additional information, or to download the appropriate forms please proceed to the Assessor page and select "Personal Property Taxation Liability Tab" under additional links.

Charter Revision Proposed Changes
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Eversource Upgrading Electric System
in Colchester
Eversource work will include installing 300 new and thicker utility poles and electric lines known as "tree wire," which can better withstand extreme weather.  Smart switches are also being added to the system to help restore power outages more quickly. For more information visit

On 10/17 Wall Street Paving Operations will commence.  The road will be closed to through traffic, however, local traffic to Wall Street and Gill Street will be maintained.  Motorists should expect delays and should follow the direction of on-site traffic control personnel.
Residents and Motorists traveling though these roads during construction can expect to encounter delays.
The following week of 10/23 Miller Road and the Intersection of Miller Road and Old Hartford Road along with a small portion of Old Hartford Road west of Route 149 and Harbor Road will have paving conducted.
Within the next 14 days the Town Roads will have the centerlines re-painted.  The painting operations will occur overnight in varying locations across the town and drivers should maintain their vehicles within the legal travel lane of the road.  To ensure that drivers stay within their side of the road, strict compliance with the posted speed limits should be maintained by the operators of the vehicles at all times.

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2017 Flu Clinic Schedule for Colchester
Monday, 10/23, 3p-6p, Town Hall
Tuesday, 10/24, 9a-12, Senior Center
Walk in clinics -no appointment necessary. All ages 6 months and over are welcome For more information contact Chatham Health at 860-365-0884

18th Annual Scarecrow Contest
Town Green
Scarecrow on display from October 13th-29th
Decorate a Scarecrow Scene
Promote your business, get creative with your neighbors, family and friends. Open to all families, neighborhoods, teams, organizations, and schools. Prizes for three categories. Join the contest to create your scarecrow scene by calling the Colchester Business Association at 537-0340.
Vote for your favorite scarecrow
Between October 18-29 online at or at designated voting locations.

Trick or Trunk
Friday, October 20th, 6pm-7:30pm
Town Green
All vehicles must be on the Town Green by 5:45pm.  Admission:  Vehicles bring 1 lit Jack-o-Lantern. Walk-ons bring 3-4 bags of treats to Gazebo for each participant.  Prizes for most creative trunks and costumes.


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