Public Notices

ARPA Funds Community Meetings

The Town of Northfield has received $1.9M in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds for local projects. Community engagement meetings will be held to explain the process and obtain local opinion on how these funds should be spent...

Please clink the PDF icon below for more information.

Also, since the attached document was printed, an additional meeting has been added. It will be held on Thursday, June 9, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room located in the Brown Public Library (93 South Main Street). This meeting can be attended either is person or from your computer, tablet or smartphone using this link: You can also dial in using your phone: 646-749-3122. The access code is 869-392-413.


Central Street Sidewalk Project RFP

The Town of Northfield, VT seeks bids from qualified contractors to install 488' of five-foot wide concrete sidewalk with granite curbing along a portion of the northerly side of Lower Central Street...

The new sidewall will connect to the existing sidewalk on Wall Street. Please click the PDF icon below for more information. Bid proposals must be submitted no later than 12:00 noon on Monday, May 23, 2022.


Trail Restoration Project RFP

The Town of Northfield has received VOREC grant funding in order to restore and improve damaged trails in Northfield and is seeking bids from qualified contractors to perform this work...

Please click the PDF icon below for more information. Bids are due no later than 4:00 p.m. on Monday, May 23, 2022.


Town Clerk's Office Lunchtime Closure

The Northfield Town Clerk's Office will be closed from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. from Monday, May 16, 2022 through Friday, June 24, 2022. In addition, the office will be closed all day on Monday, June 6, 2022.

The Town of Northfield regrets any inconvenience this may cause.


Northfield VT - Highway Position

The Town of Northfield, VT has an opening for an equipment operator/laborer within the Town’s Highway Department...

Applications are due by Wednesday, May 25, 2022.  Please click the PDF icon below for more information.  Please click the link below to view the job description.


Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events 2022

Mountain Alliance and Casella Waste Systems, Inc. will be holding two (2) household hazardous waste collection events in 2022...

The first will be held at the Randolph Transfer Station (84 Landfill Lane) on Saturday, June 18, 2022 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The second will be held behind the Northfield Fire Station (128 Wall Street) on Saturday, November 12, 2022 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

These collection events are for residents of Randolph, Braintree, Brookfield, Roxbury, & Northfield only. Please click the PDF below for additional information including a full list of the materials that will and will not be accepted.


Northfield VT - Burn Permits

Burn Permits are required in the Town of Northfield. Please contact Fire Warden Brian Elwell at 279-4023 or Assistant Fire Warden Titus Soble at 793-9030 before you burn.


Economic Development Director

Consider applying your skills to making an impact on the Town of Northfield, Vermont as the new Economic Development Director...

The Town of Northfield, Vermont is seeking to hire an Economic Development Director to support local businesses in their sustainability, growth, and expansion; to build a network within the State and region to attract potential employers and residents to Northfield; and to support the town’s vision for housing and other key development priorities.

Northfield is a quintessential New England town with a welcoming community, picturesque downtown and natural rural beauty. It has the Dog River with creative riverfront development opportunities and Paine Mountain, which is full of recreational trails. Northfield is home to Norwich University, the nation’s oldest military college and birthplace of ROTC. It also hosts Cabot Hosiery, a major Vermont employer and maker of Darn Tough socks. There are also numerous local merchants, food establishments and many community engagement events like the local Farmers Market.

This is a full-time position and includes health insurance and retirement benefits. The salary range is $60,000 to $65,000. A complete job description is available by clicking the PDF icon below. To apply, please e-mail cover letter and resume to or mail to: Northfield Town Manager, 51 South Main Street, Northfield, VT 05663. The Town is accepting applications through April 15, 2022, or until such time that the position is filled. The Town of Northfield is an equal opportunity employer.


Help with Utility Bills for Renters

If you are a renter and having difficulty paying your utility bills because of COVID-19, there might be help for you...

Please go to to see if you qualify and for the application link.


Rebates Available for Northfield Electric Customers!

Northfield Electric customers can apply for rebates on eligible electrically powered products.

These products include vehicles, bicycles, lawn mowers, heat pumps, and more! Please visit the following link to learn more:


ADA Non-Compliance Grievance Procedure

The Town of Northfield has adopted policies that affirm its compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ("ADA"). Please click here to view the full text of the ADA Grievance Procedure.


Fireworks Permit Application

Northfield residents planning to hold a fireworks display should be aware that a revised fireworks permit form has been adopted by the Select Board. Please note the permit application has to be submitted to the Town Manager at least fifteen (15) days prior to the event.

If you have any questions, contact Town Manager Jeff Schulz at or at 485-9822.