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The Town Clerk and Treasurer’s Office will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022 for run-off election voting for a Justice of the Peace as well as regular business.

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Town Hall will close at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 23 and will reopen Monday, Nov. 28 at 8:00 a.m.

Transfer station will have regular hours.

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DECEMBER 6, 2022

A runoff election will be held on TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2022 to vote on the last Justice of the Peace office.

The polls will open at 10:00 a.m. and will close at 7:00 p.m.  The polling place is located in the Town Clerk’s Office located at the Wallingford Town Hall, 75 School Street, Wallingford, VT.

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There are two vacancies on the Wallingford Recreation Committee. If you would like to join the committee, please email or call 802-446-2872. You are also welcome to attend the Recreation Committee’s next meeting on Tuesday, November 15 at 5:30 p.m. at Town Hall. The Recreation Committee will consider all requests and make recommendations for appointments to the Selectboard.

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Wallingford Town Hall Wednesday Concert Series The Wallingford Town Hall Wednesday Concert Series has started up again and will feature Sky Blue Boys, a duo comprised of Willy and Dan Lindner, at the Town Hall on Wednesday, November 16th at 7:00 p.m. The duo has built up a large repertoire of wonderful old ballads, parlor songs, heart songs and sacred numbers. The Sky Blue Boys have expanded the accompaniment to include a variety of acoustic instruments and added many newer songs including several of their own compositions. Willy and Dan have played together for decades and perform all over the Northeast, including many engagements at Topnotch in Stowe. They formed the celebrated Vermont bluegrass band Banjo Dan and the Mid-nite Plowboys in 1972 and have toured and recorded extensively in that context, as well as sitting in on shows and recording sessions for many of the region’s top acoustic musicians. Suggested donations of $10 to $15 per person at the door. 

Wallingford Town Hall Wednesday Concert Series Gypsy Reel will be performing on Wednesday, January 11th – play high energy stirring music rooted in the Celtic tradition but garnered from the whole world. Their music is an exciting synthesis of world rhythms and influences from 3 continents. The line-up includes talented banjoist Claudine Langille, Graham Parker – eclectic fiddler extraordinaire, Camille Parker on mandolin & bodhran and singing in French, Spanish and English, Silas Hamilton on standup bass and Reagh Greenleaf on bodhran and vocals. All concerts start at 7:00 p.m. with suggested donations of $10 to $15/person with all proceeds going to musicians less 10 percent to the Town. 

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The “Out of This World” film series will feature movies at Wallingford Town Hall on Thursday, November 17th, December 8 and December 15 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM.  Incredible as it may seem, all these sessions are FREE and will offer you a fun-filled and thrilling experience that explores unique science fiction films from the past! Please mark your calendar for all upcoming sessions of our “Out of This World” film series. Matinees on Monday, November 14 and Monday, December 12 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. For more information, click here.

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From organizer Jenn Galusha:

Wallingford had a great turnout for Halloween and the house decorations were on point. We all were thoroughly impressed with the amount of work you all put into the displays. Yet again, Wallingford was the place to be on Halloween night. Thank you to all that participated and can’t wait to see what you all come up with next year!

The winners of the Halloween House Decorating Contest are:

• Scariest: Erika Berner, 65 South Main
• Most Welcoming: The Thrive Center, 68 S Main St
• People’s Choice: Brad Kelley and Eileen Shannon, 19 Meacham
And we had a significant amount of write-ins for Arwen Turner at 112 North Main St. (gigantic spider)

Special thanks go to the Sparkle Barn for designing the map for the contest and printing many copies for us to use for voting! Thank You!!!

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It is with a heavy heart that we share the news of the passing of Selectboard Chair Nelson Tift.

Nelson was a dedicated municipal officer for the Town of Wallingford for decades in a variety of roles, most notably as Selectboard Chair and First Constable.

Long after retiring his badge, Nelson spent endless hours in his vehicle patrolling the local roads to ensure citizen safety. Each year, Nelson donated his annual Selectboard salary for the good of the community. It was used to pay for road crew chainsaws, gutters on the Elfin Lake Concession stand, Scholarships for youngsters to attend Wallingford’s summer camp, and many other notable causes.

His historical knowledge of the Town was invaluable at meetings and preparing annual municipal budgets. He listened to citizens’ concerns and genuinely tried to find the best solutions. Nelson was not afraid to speak his mind, but he was also willing to listen with an open ear.

Sincere condolences to his family, friends and the citizens of Wallingford. He will be missed.