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1987 Ford Backhoe Model 555B; everything works. Transmission and injector pump leak, needs fuel shutoff, 2 tires leak air, body is slightly rusted with two missing windows, no emergency brake, and there are issues with the charging system. Minimum asking price $2,500.00.

1966 Allis Chalmers DD 3560; needs new battery and possible solenoid, slight oil leak, has been sitting for a couple of years. Minimum asking price $2,000.00.

Submit any offers and inquiries to: Attn: Highway Equipment Sale, Town of Wilmington, P.O. Box 217, Wilmington, VT 05363 no later than September 27, 2017 at 3 pm.  For more information (802) 464-5515.

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Lake Raponda Road, from Route 9 to the 4-way intersection, will be closed to all traffic, day and night, for the weekend of September 23rd. This closure may be extended, so check back for updates.

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Proposed Work Schedule, Week of 9/25/17,  BENNINGTON-WILMINGTON SURF (51)[Route 9 Paving]


Please focus on safety when driving through the construction work zone and remember, it is against the law to use a hand held cell phone while driving in Vermont.

PROJECT LOCATION: The Bennington-Wilmington paving project begins in the town of Bennington along Route 9 just west of the junction of Route 279 and Route 9 and continues easterly along Route 9 for approximately 23.5 miles. This paving project will include the towns of Bennington, Woodford, Searsburg and Wilmington, and ends at the Wilmington-Marlboro town line. 

Work on the Wilmington area of the project will begin at the Wilmington-Marlboro Town line (near the Horizon Inn) and end at Lind Lane in Searsburg. This section of work has a completion date of 10/13/17.

Work to be performed includes shoulder widening, cold planing existing pavement, surface preparation (including crack sealing, pothole repair and patching), new layer of asphalt paving, installation of rumble strips in designated areas, pavement markings, and other related highway items.

PAVING: Crews are scheduled to continue paving mainline for the remainder of this week. Paving operations should be out of the village by late morning on Friday, 9/22. Mainline paving should be completed by the end of the week of 9/25/17.

Paving of side roads and driveway aprons will continue during the week of 9/25/17 until completed.

BRIDGE JOINTS: Crews are tentatively scheduled to work on the bridge joints along the current portion of this project during the week of 9/25.

SHOULDER WORK: Crews will continue placing gravel along the shoulders in needed areas of the project throughout the week of 9/25.

TRAFFIC DELAYS: Paving, bridge joints, and shoulder work will require lane closures in the location of these operations. One-way alternating traffic will be required. Flaggers and uniformed traffic officers will be on site directing the flow of traffic. Delays are expected.

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Schedule of remaining work:

7/31 – 8/7                            Form deck, install rebar

8/8                                         Pour deck

8/8 – 8/18                            Wet cure bridge deck, finish roadway gravels

8/17 – 8/18                         Guardrail

8/21 – 8/23                         Remove temporary bridge & restore jobsite

August 25 +/-                     Paving

11/1                                       Project Completion Date


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Annual Town Reports


The Annual Town Report will no longer be automatically mailed to all taxpayers in February. It will be available on our website,, it can be e-mailed to you, or there will be a limited number of printed copies for you to request to be mailed.

If you would like a copy mailed or e-mailed to you please call the Town Offices (464-8591) or e-mail,, and request a mailing before February 18, 2016. A limited number of copies will be available at the door.