Newbury United is a new all-volunteer organization. It’s neighbors helping neighbors to stay safe and secure through the COVID-19 crisis. 

For more information please access their website

Welcome to the Town of Newbury.  Chartered in 1763, the town is situated on the Connecticut River and includes the Village of Newbury and the Village of Wells River.  Population at the 2010 census was 2,216.








Online payments for some services can be made here.

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The release of the 2020 education (school) tax bills has been delayed.  The bills will be mailed mid-October with the first two installments due December 10, 2020.  Homestead tax bills will be calculated using an interim rate.  Revised bills will be mailed to homestead rate tax payers at a later date.


The State of Vermont has made donated cloth face masks available to all municipalities throughout the state. These masks are available to the public and can be obtained by calling the town office to arrange pick-up or knocking on the office door during regular office hours.

Effective Monday, June 01, our regular office hours have resumed.  To properly maintain social distancing and to comply with CDC guidelines the office doors will remain locked. Please knock during regular business hours or make an appointment by calling 802-866-5521.  Appointments for access to the land record for searches will be made for Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Individuals must wear a mask to enter the building.  Staff continues to respond by email or  or phone calls (866-5521) during business hours.

Some of our land records can be accessed online at  General Indices Volumes 4 and 5 can be accessed from the clerk's page. Payments can be dropped through the slot in the door or mailed.


See the Listers and Zoning pages for their contact information and to access our tax maps online.  2019 housesite tax information can be found on the Treasurer's page. 


If you have questions about COVID-19: Dial 2-1-1 or visit for more information.  

2019 Town Report



Photo by Allen Fuller


A public hearing before the Development Review Board for the Town of Newbury, Vermont will be held on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 5:00 PM to consider the following:

1.  Application #2020-44 by Laurie Machell

2.  Application #2020-46 by Little Rivers Health Care, Inc

3.  Application #2020-47 by Jerry Woickelman

Notice with full meeting detail is here.

Warning and sample ballot for the November 3, 2020 general election.   Ballots have been mailed to all active voters.  If you wish to vote in person the day of the election, voting is at the Newbury Elementary gym, 214 Pulaski Street.  Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Please bring your mailed ballot with you if voting in person.


Beginning July 8, the Selectboard will resume meeting in person at the Town Office.  However, members of the public wishing to attend should continue to do so via ZOOM.  To join the meeting, the call-in numbers are:1-253-215-8782 and 1-301-715-8592.  Please call or email Joe Parsons by 6:30 p.m. the day of the meeting at 802-233-7779  or  for meeting number and password.

Town of Newbury, Vermont, 2015