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FREE:  Class A Compost available for flower gardens.

The Town of Wilmington Wastewater Department has Class A Compost available for use as a mulch, soil conditioner and fertilizer for flower gardens.  It is made by composting a mixture of wastewater treatment biosolids and wood chips.

This product is free and available to Wilmington residents only.  There is a limit of one 5 yd truck load per residence.  Delivery is free!  To order a load, call 464-3862 or email

For more information on the product, visit our website at: 

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Green Up Day May 2, 2015

Green Up Day is on Saturday, May 2, rain or shine. This is the day when people of all ages in towns across the state are encouraged to volunteer to help pick up roadside litter and clean up public places.

To help in Wilmington, come to Buzzy Towne Park on South Main Street between 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. to get special Green Up bags and route assignments. Bags will also be available at the Wilmington Town Office prior to May 2.

Sturdy shoes, long pants, and work gloves are recommended.
Individuals, families and groups are all welcome. Students should be accompanied by adults.
Students doing Green Up for community service credit must register in person and turn in approval forms prior to doing Green Up work.
Volunteers are invited to take a break in their litter clean up for free hot dogs and soda between 11:30 and 12:15 pm at the old Wilmington High School cafeteria on School St.

For questions, more information or to designate an area in need, contact Kathy Larsen ( or Rebecca Sweeney (

For information on other towns or to donate to the cause, go to

Flashback to Green Up Day 1985

Flashback to Green Up Day 1985!!

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Effective Tuesday, April 14, 2015, a person in the Town of Wilmington shall not kindle a fire in the open air for the purpose of burning brush, weeds or grass without first obtaining permission from the Fire Warden. Violators shall be fined not more than $200.00 or imprisoned not more than six months, or both. Please note that burning of trash or chemically treated wood is illegal at any time.

Burn Permits are available at the Wilmington Fire Department during week days (M-F) from 8am to 5pm. You may stop by or call the Wilmington Fire Department first at the non-emergency number of 464-8022 to see if the fire chief is available to issue. After hours (reasonable please) they are available by calling the Vermont Forest Fire Warden Richard Covey at 464-7341.

Also, Mon–Wed 8am to 5pm and only after you have tried at the fire station and no one is available please check at the Wilmington Police Department. Please pre- plan and thank you for your cooperation.

Weekends- please check at the Wilmington Police Department to see if a Police Department dispatcher is available to issue permits. Please pre- plan and thank you for your cooperation.

Richard Covey

Fire Warden


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We have several opportunities for volunteers!  These appointed positions play a very important role in recommending and influencing the direction for our town for years to come. Please consider donating a few hours a month sharing your talents, skills, energy, and vision in the quest to ever-improve our town in some of the following positions:

Beautification Committee Members (3 remainder four-year term, ending 2015)
Windham Regional Commissioner (1 one-year term)
Development Review Board Member (1 remainder three-year term, ending 2016)
Planning Commission  (1 remainder four-year term, ending March 2018)

If you are interested in the above volunteer opportunities, please call the town office at 464-8591 or email