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Budget Referendum
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 6am to 8pm at Town Hall
Absentee Ballots for the referendum are available in the Town Clerk's office through June 18th.
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Budget Information for 2018-2019
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Annual Street Line Painting
In the evening and over night of Tuesday, June 19, 2018 to Wednesday, June 20, 2018, the annual road center line painting will occur. Motorists are recommended to strictly maintain their vehicle within the proper roadway lane and to avoid the newly painted center lines.
The following over night, Wednesday, June 20, 2018 to Thursday, June 21, 2018, Stop Bars will be painted at local road intersections that the Town is responsible for. Motorist are requested to follow the direction of the painting crews traffic control personnel and avoid any "coned off" newly painted stop bars.

Colchester Alerts and Townwide Notification System
A reminder, if you haven't already done so, to sign up to get alerts about emergencies and other important community news by going to:
You will receive time-sensitive messages wherever you specify, such as home, cell, email or text messages.
This notification system is separate from "subscribe to news" which is the email system used to send out the weekend and weekly eblasts.
The link can also be found on this website, on the left hand side, towards the bottom "CT ALERT".

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Youth Summer Registration has Started
The Summer trip calendar has been released and copies can be found in the Youth Services office at Town Hall. To see a listing of programs and to register click here.
For questions or more information call 537-7255.

Colchester Food Festival
Thursday, July 19, 2018, 5:30pm-8:30pm
Town Green
Come and join us for a delicious evening with great food presented from a variety of vendors. Enjoy a night of tasting different cuisine and entertainment brought to you by an amazing band.
Rain Date: July 26, 12018

2018 Summer Concert Series on the Town Green
Thursdays from 6pm-8pm
Concessions open at 5:30pm
July 5th
July 12th
July 19th
July 26th
August 2nd
Rain Dates: August 9th and 16th

Colchester Kid's Fest
Friday, August 10, 2018, 6:30pm-8pm
RecPlex Pavillion
Come join the fun and celebrate summer! There will be face painting, inflatables, family friendly activities, music and more. Purchase a $5 wristband, which will give your child access to the evening's activities. All wristband proceeds will go to the Colchester Recreation Campership Fund.

Colchester Giving Garden
The garden is up and running for its sixth growing season. The garden is an all-volunteer run vegetable garden that grows and donates fresh produce for those in need. All the vegetables grown are donated to the town food bank, town lunch program and local soup kitchens. New volunteers are welcome. Weekly work nights at the garden will take place behind the Senior Center on Tuesday's at 5pm. For more information email

Mark your calendars for these upcoming events!
Colchester Senior Center Ruby Jubilee
40th Anniversary Celebration
Sunday, September 16, 2018, 1:30pm-5:30pm
A Villa Louisa Restaurant, Bolton
$40/pp, tickets available starting in July by calling 537-3911

The 14th Annual 57 Fest
Saturday, September 22, 2018


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