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2014-in-review - New businesses, unprecendented construction projects and the growing buzz about Waterbury's beer and food scene helps sums up much of the excitement and events of 2014! It is hard to believe that the Craft Beer Cellar has been open a year already as they have already found their nitch in our downtown, Crossfit of Waterbury has seen a steady increase in members and 

2015 Accomplishments

2016-rw-financials -
Materials for review for the 2016 Annual Meeting:

2015 Balance Sheet
2016 RW Budget
Summary of Proposed By-Law changes
Draft RW By-Laws


2nd Annual Central VT Road Pitch! - The 2nd Annual Central VT Road Pitch is coming to Barre on August 3rd, 2017! Have a great business idea? Apply to make your pitch in Central VT!

36 people win in first Wrap It Up & Win Drawing - The first weekend of Wrap It Up & Win has been a fabulous success.  Thirty-six people won gifts and gift cards valued at $934.  There are three more chances to win:  December 7, 14 and 21.  Make sure you head out and do your holiday shopping locally this year!

A Waterbury Hidden Gem - Take a hike!  This time is the best time of year to get out and enjoy the fall while the weather is still nice.  One of Vermont's best and not too strenuous history hikes is located right in our backyard by the Little River Campground, Little River Road off of Route 2.  Here is the link to the history and maps of Ricker's Mountain and the community of characters who lived th

About Revitalizing Waterbury - Since 1991, RW's mission has been to preserve and enhance the economic, historic and social vitality of downtown Waterbury, Vermont.

About Waterbury - Waterbury, Vermont is a vibrant community of just over 5,000—encompassing Waterbury Village, Colbyville, and Waterbury Center—located in the heart of Vermont’s Green Mountains.

Accomplishments - Revitalizing Waterbury has accomplished many important things over the years. Read about our accomplishments here.

Advertise - Advertise with Revitalizing Waterbury!

Affordable Housing in Waterbury! - New affordable housing opened in Waterbury!

Arts and Entertainment - Throughout the year downtown Waterbury is home to a number of fun, festive and quirky events. Revitalizing Waterbury (RW) is one of many local non-profit organizations that organize events that bring our community together, raise awareness about timely issues, encourage consumers to ‘buy local’ and entice visitors to explore Waterbury.

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Board Bios - Revitalizing Waterbury Board Bios

Board of Directors - Revitalizing Waterbury (RW) is governed by an all-volunteer Board of Directors

Branding Information - Our Waterbury branding toolkit was developed to position Waterbury to better capture its market opportunities, help solidify community pride, aspire to future goals, and provide a unified way for the community to tell its story.

Business Listings - Waterbury, VT businesses

Business Planning Intensive - Join the Center for Women & Enterprise for a 5-week Business Planning intensive where you will complete a business plan that will guide you in the launch and growth of your business. 

Calendar - Calendar of events for downtown Waterbury VT

Calendar Month - Calendar of events for downtown Waterbury VT

Celebrate the Arts at the Waterbury Arts Fest - It's time to head to Waterbury for the premiere summer event of the year -- the Waterbury Arts Fest and Block Party!  The 15th annual Waterbury Arts Fest will take place on Stowe Street and Bidwell Lane in the historic downtown this Friday and Saturday, July 8 & 9.  

Celebrate the Arts at the Waterbury Arts Fest - It's time to head to Waterbury for the premiere summer event of the year -- the Waterbury Arts Fest and Block Party!  The 15th annual Waterbury Arts Fest will take place on Stowe Street and Bidwell Lane in the historic downtown this Friday and Saturday, July 8 & 9.  

Celebrate the Arts at the Waterbury Arts Fest - It's time to head to Waterbury for the premiere summer event of the year -- the Waterbury Arts Fest and Block Party!  The 15th annual Waterbury Arts Fest will take place on Stowe Street and Bidwell Lane in the historic downtown this Friday and Saturday, July 8 & 9.  

Celebrate the Arts at the Waterbury Arts Fest - It's time to head to Waterbury for the premier summer event of the season - the Waterbury Arts Fest and Block Party!  The 15th annual Waterbury Arts Fest will take place on Stowe Street and Bidwell Lane in the historic downtown this Friday and Saturday, July 8&9.

celebrate-your-dads-grads - Did you pick up a copy of Seven Days this week? RW has begun a five series campaign and will be advertising and partnering with downtown businesses nearly every month from now until the end of the year. Keep your eye out for these full-page ads and encourage your friends and family to spend the day in Waterbury to celebrate their Dads and Grads! 

Contact - Contact Revitalizing Waterbury

December 7 Wrap It Up & Win Winners! - What a great weekend we had with the Holiday Stroll and the River of Lights Parade.  There's still lots to do in Waterbury before the holidays.  Come on down and see us!

directors-note - It is wonderful to be back in Waterbury after spending the summer on maternity leave. As many of you know, Sean and I welcomed our first baby girl in May and during my maternity leave, Barb Farr, Zoe Gordon and Megan Rivera have each contributed significant time and energy to ensure the organization continued to carry out our important work. I also want to applaud the volunteers on the Waterbury A

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Donate - RW relies on contributions to support its mission to preserve and enhance the economic, historic and social vitality of downtown Waterbury, Vermont. Make a donation by mail or make an easy and secure online contribution via PayPal

Downtown Beautification; an Ongoing Tradition - The RW Design Committee deserves a lot of credit - Jane Brown, Camille Mason, Jack Carter, Bob McLeod, Julie Fraley, Theresa Wood, Jen Bauser & Steve Lotspeich - thank you! Downtown beautification is an ongoing effort and requires dedication, good will and shear sweat. Waterbury is fortunate to have a handful of community members who work tirelessly year after year, to make sure our downtown l

Downtown Businesses - Directory of downtown Waterbury businesses

Downtown Tax Credits Program - There are specific tax credits designed to assist with rehabilitation and code improvements for older and historic buildings located within designated downtowns and village centers.

economic-development-director - Revitalizing Waterbury has posted a job opening and is accepting resumes from qualified individuals in providing economic development services to the town and village of Waterbury. The job posting for the new Waterbury Economic Development Director is available at www.waterburyvt.com as well as other print and online media sources. The deadline for the application is Friday, June 19th at 4:30 PM t

EDD Position

edd-faq - Now that our new Economic Development Director is settled into the position after being hired in late August, she would like to share what kind of work she does and how she does it! Read more to learn more about economic development in Waterbury!

Experience Downtown - Experience downtown Waterbury, Uncommonly Vermont

For Businesses - Revitalizing Waterbury is committed to making Waterbury a great place to visit, to recreate, to reside, and to do business.

For Residents - Information and resources for residents of Waterbury

For Visitors - Information and resources for visitors to Waterbury, VT.

Fuel Buyers Group - description of membership benefit, the fuel buyers group

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holiday-weekend-events - In case you have not yet heard, tomorrow, Saturday, December 6th is Waterbury's Annual Holiday Stroll and River of Light Lantern Parade! The day is one of the community's favorites and with a bit of predicted snowfall, our downtown is sure to be bursting with festivities, holiday treats, music and celebration! Please be sure and check out all the various events and specials going on in town. 

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It's a Wrap! - Wrap It Up & Win, Waterburys' annual holiday shopping promotion, comes to an end today, awarding 36 gift certificates and cards valued at $1,191!.  Forty-eight local businesses donated prizes, valued at over $4,000.  

It's time to talk Art! - The 15th annual Waterbury Arts Fest will be here soon, so make sure you are ready!  The Arts Fest will take place on Friday, July 8 and Saturday, July 9.

Library reopens in new space - After two weeks of packing, organizing volunteers, unpacking and settling into the new, temporary, location, the Waterbury Public Library reopened for business on Monday morning. Located in the heart of downtown Waterbury at 30 Foundry Street, the temporary location is an ideal space for operations while the new, permanent home is built at the historic Jane's House site. The staff and communit

Links and Resources - Links to Resources of interest for Waterbury Businesses

Maps and Walking Tour - Walking tour of Waterbury

Membership - There are three types of membership: Individual/Family, Senior, and Business. All RW members receive News & Notes, e-updates on special events & downtown news and are invited to the RW Annual Meeting.

Municipal Complex Underway - Construction on the Waterbury Municipal Complex is well under way!  Construction began after a successful groundbreaking ceremony on April 13th, at which the Governor, state officials, local officials, and others involved in the project spoke to the great asset this building will be to the Waterbury community. Now that construction is underway, keep an eye out on North Main Street. You will s

Music in the Alley - Whitney Aldrich, owner of Axel's Frame Shop & Gallery, is hosting a series of music events in the alley on Stowe Street that kick-off tomorrow, July 25 from 6-8pm. This transformation takes creative vision and hard work, so I wanted to know more.

new wesbite - Revitalizing Waterbury has a new dynamic website! some of our new features include 

new-workshop-series-from-proud-flower - The fabulous owner of Proud Flower, Nina Towne, has created a new and intriguing workshop series she is calling Offshoots. These workshops are creative, affordable (ranging from $10-$50) and diverse and include an array of options from creating holiday centerpieces to Feng Shui 101. Her inspiration for the series came from multiple past lives and her love of partnering, connecting and socializing.

news-from-the-hunger-mountain-childrens-center - With all the construction and reconstruction happening in Waterbury, one very important Irene recovery project is getting closer to fruition. Hunger Mountain Children’s Center (HMCC) is wrapping up its purchase of two South Main Street buildings from the State of Vermont this month. The non-profit center is purchasing its former longtime home (1978-2011) at 123 S. Main St. and the adjacent 121 S.

One More Week to Shop & Win! - 37 people won gift certificates and prizes valued at over $1100 in this week’s Wrap It Up & Win drawing.    To date, over one hundred prizes have been handed out to folks spending time in Waterbury for their holiday shopping.  There is still one more chance to win.  The final drawing will happen next Monday. Make sure you get your card stamped and enter to win!

One Week Left to Wrap It Up & Win! - Time is running out to finish all your holiday shopping, and the best place to find what you need is Waterbury!  Fifty-three stores and businesses have donated gifts and gift cards to the Wrap It Up & Win shopping promotion to encourage you to shop local this holiday season.

open-house-for-edgeworks-creative - Revitalizing Waterbury has new neighbors! We are so pleased to welcome our tech-saavy friends at Edgeworks Creative (EC) to the Steele Block building in downtown Waterbury. This group of talented local professionals designed RW's new website and have been working with several other local businesses. 

Pack & Send Plus On the Move - Longtime RW Member and Waterbury Arts Fest volunteer extrodinaire, Darrick Pitstick, is moving his business Pack & Send Plus to the Village! Pack and Send Plus provides printing, copying, shipping, signage and many other services. You may have noticed the new sign in the window of the building off the new roundabout, so we wanted to know more: 1) How long have you been in business? We

Parking Study - Waterbury has a mixed blessing on our hands. Visitors are flocking to Waterbury in search of good food, good beer and good shopping and we welcome them with open arms! However, occassionally this may result in a bit of a parking "situation." Enter RW. We have heard from our member businesses that they are concerned with parking in our downtown and so we listened! RW wrote a letter to the

Participating Businesses for 2016 Wrap It Up & Win! - Waterbury businesses want you to shop local this holiday season!  53 stores, restaurants and service providers are rolling out the welcome mat, encouraging you to Wrap It Up & Win.  Collect five stamps for a chance to win over 100 prizes!  

Participating Businesses for 2016 Wrap It Up & Win! - Waterbury businesses want you to shop local this holiday season!  53 stores, restaurants and service providers are rolling out the welcome mat, encouraging you to Wrap It Up & Win.  Collect five stamps for a chance to win over 100 prizes!  

Participating Businesses for 2016 Wrap It Up & Win! - Waterbury businesses want you to shop local this holiday season!  53 stores, restaurants and service providers are rolling out the welcome mat, encouraging you to Wrap It Up & Win.  Collect five stamps for a chance to win over 100 prizes!  

Participating Businesses for Wrap It Up & Win! - Waterbury businesses are ready to welcome you this holiday season!  53 stores, restaurants and service providers ask you to shop local and Wrap It Up & Win!  Drawings over four Mondays, with over 100 prizes to win.

Participating Businesses for Wrap It Up & Win! - Waterbury businesses are ready to welcome you this holiday season!  53 stores, restaurants and service providers ask you to shop local and Wrap It Up & Win!  Drawings over four Mondays, with over 100 prizes to win.

pc-construction-gives-back - PC Construction has launched the “Building Communities: PC Construction Gives Back” charity contest in Waterbury, VT as a way to say thank you to a community that is so important to their organization. Revitializing Waterbury is honored to be named one of 10 organizations that may be the recipient of $10,000, $3,000 or $2,000 and we hope you will vote for us! Their employee-owners have selected

Programs And Initiatives - Revitalizing Waterbury’s (RW) operating model of four committees is based on the Main Street Four Point Approach. This model was adopted by RW to meet Designated Downtown program guidelines for Vermont.

progress-on-old-thatcher-brook-inn-site - With the myriad public and private construction projects moving full steam ahead, it is truly a remarkable time in Waterbury's history. And one project in particular, has been the talk of the town as drivers watch the old Thatcher Brook Inn move about the site. Michael Sheeran, Vice President of Operations for Larkin Hospitality, provided a run down of the plan for a hotel at the former Thatcher B

Prohibition Pig's New Digs - Waterbury's original schoolhouse has once again been transformed from a molding, crumbling building that many suspected would have to be leveled, into an aesthetically beautiful and attractive new draw on Elm Street. Chad Rich, the owner of Prohibition Pig, has poured blood, sweat and likely tears into the new Brewery for months and though the doors are open and visitors are eager to try the n

Prospective Businesses - In the spring of 2013, Revitalizing Waterbury released a Retail Market Study prepared by Arnett, Muldrow and Associates. The eight-month study drew on careful direct and indirect research as well as a zip code survey to provide a competitive analysis of downtown and key outlying retail districts, a determination of primary and secondary trade areas for Waterbury, and a prediction of detailed spac

Revitalizing Waterbury / Waterbury Tourism Council Announces New Board Members - The merger committee of Revitalizing Waterbury and the Waterbury Tourism Council today announced the appointment of the board of directors for their new merged organization.

Revitalizing Waterbury Fundraiser to Benefit Five Families Fund - In light of this week's tragic events, The Board of Directors of Revitalizing Waterbury has decided to direct the proceeds from their annual fundraiser, the Wicked Waterbury Halloween Ball, to support the five families who suffered such tragic loss this week.

REVITALIZING WATERBURY PROVIDES GRANTS TO LOCAL NON-PROFITS - Revitalizing Waterbury announces the award of five $500 grants to five local Waterbury non-profits.  The recipients are Waterbury Recreation Department, Waterbury Senior Center, A River Runs Through It gardening club, Waterbury Area Trails Alliance and The Children's Room.

Revitalizing Waterbury raises funds with annual Waterbury Arts Fest - The Waterbury Arts Fest began fifteen years ago as the Stowe Street Arts Festival, fostering pride among the local community, and has evolved from its modest beginnings to be a beloved signature summer event for Waterbury.  With the addition of the Friday Night Block Party a few years ago, it's a weekend that's hard to resist.  All along the way, Revitalizing Waterbury has been the organ

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RW Membership Meeting - Dec 6 - All current RW members are invited to attend a special Membership Meeting on Tuesday, December 6 to vote to amend and restate the By-Laws of the Corporation and to elect new Board Members.

RW Seeks help with Beautify Waterbury project - Revitalizing Waterbury is seeking a volunteer project assistant to help explore the feasibility of establishing a grant program to assist property owners affected by the upcoming Main Street reconstruction.

RW's 2016 Annual Report to the Town - Revitalizing Waterbury's (RW) mission is to preserve, promote and enhance the economic, historic and social vitality of Waterbury, Vermont for residents, businesses and visitors alike.  RW is a 501(c)3 non-profit and one of Vermont's recognized designated downtown organizations.  RW currently has over 235 individual and business members representing a broad spectrum of the community. &nb

rw-has-much-to-be-thankful-for - As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches and we begin reflecting on the accomplishments of 2014, we turned to members of RW’s Board of Directors to learn what they are most thankful for in their work with RW. Here is what they had to say… ROB HOFMANN: I’m thankful for the legacy of those who have served RW over the years and have contributed to the positive momentum our community enjoys. TAMAT

RW: Reaccredited as a National Main Street Program - Did you know that RW is a part of a state and national network of downtown organizations? RW is proud to have been reaccredited by the National Main Street Center and the Vermont Downtown Program.

RWINTERNSHIP - RW is seeking a marketing intern to join our team this summer! We have so many initiatives to talk about, we want to get them out to the public as much as possible and need some assistance in doing so. Please review the Internship Description for more information and instructions to apply. Thanks for thinking of RW!

Say It With Flowers! - Celebrate Spring by sponsoring a barrel of flowers and help downtown Waterbury look its best.

SBS & WIU&W 2016 - Shoppers and diners visiting Waterbury, Vermont this holiday season have more reasons than ever to patronize local businesses - beginning November 26th with the kick off of Wrap It Up & Win shopping promotion and Small Business Saturday.

Scavenger Hunt & Tree Lighting - A new addition to this year's holiday events and activities includes a Scavenger Hunt designed for kids! Bring your kids to at least 6 of these participating businesses: Axel's Gallery & Frame Shop, Bargain Boutique, Bridgeside Books, Keurig Green Mountain Visitor Center & Cafe, Kinney Drugs, Proud Flower, Stowe Street Emporium, Sunflower Salon, The Tiny Acorn, Waterbury Pharmacy,

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Seeking New Board Members - Revitalizing Waterbury and the Waterbury Tourism Council are looking for a few good Waterbury enthusiasts to join the merged Board of Directors and make our organization stronger!

shop-small-impact-big - As we travel near and far to be surrounded by friends and family for Thanksgiving, we are reminded of all that we are grateful for and what we value and cherish most. Waterbury - our community - is at the top of the list for many of you who are involved with the work of RW.  Those of you who care about the health, vibrancy and livability of our downtown community understand that we all must d

Shopping Local Makes a Difference - We've finished our first week of December and Waterbury is hopping with shoppers!  Holiday lights are twinkling, pine boughs are artfully hanging and folks are spending their shopping dollars locally at all of the wonderful stores in town.

six-reasons-i-love-waterbury - There are numerous reasons to love our community……here are just a few: Year round recreation opportunities Our Historic Train Station The Annual River of Light Parade Harwood Highlander Sports Community Spirit and Resiliency Rotary’s Concerts in the Park ……to be continued.  By Rob Hofmann  

sixth-graders-love-life-in-waterbury - It is remarkable to read about the characteristics that sixth graders notice and appreciate about Waterbury. Ms. Unger's Crossett Brook Middle School class wrote about what "Living in Waterbury" means to them. The students' poems are displayed in KC's Bagels and in Bridgeside Books and below is a small sampling to entice you to read more! One student notices unique sounds and says, "Living in Wate

sneak-peak-new-banners - Over the past several months a group of dedicated RW volunteers have been working on designing, organizing and placement of new banners for Waterbury which will be put up before Labor Day! Designed by local artist, Robbie Blanchard, the banners use vibrant colors and branding from the Waterbury brand and will appeal to locals and visitors alike. The twelve different designs appeal to the variety o

Sponsorship - Please consider showing your support by helping to underwrite RW’s beautification efforts or community events

spring-brings-new-businesses-to-waterbury - After a few years without Thai, Waterbury residents can again dine-in or pick up their favorite curry or noodle dish on Route 100. Located in the former Pizza Shoppe at 1024 Waterbury Stowe Rd, Ocha Thai reopened their doors just two weeks ago.  In other news, Waterbury is gaining a new coffee shop next to Bridgeside Books, deemed Stowe Street Cafe.  They have created a brand new face

startupvt-networking-in-waterbury - StartupVT, an entrepreneur-led organization, is hosting an event Thursday November 6 in Waterbury to strengthen the local startup ecosystem by connecting entrepreneurs with each other and the resources they need most. Around the state, emerging startup communities are driving innovation, new business creation, and job growth. Vermont is a hothouse of activity and growth – in renewab

stowe-street-cafe - A new business has just opened in Waterbury, the Stowe Street Cafe! With an ideal location adjacent to Bridgeside Books, Stowe Street Cafe offers locally sources beverages, pastries, soups, salads, sandwiches and more! Not only will you delight in the food and drink, but you can even take home some of the local art displayed, too!

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The 16th Annual Waterbury Arts Fest Set to Feature New & Returning Artists - Over 80 artists will be at Waterbury's signature street market event, the 2017 Waterbury Arts Fest (WAF) on Stowe Street and Bidwell Lane, Saturday, July 15.

Theresa Wood receives Kathy O’Dell Community Service Award - Revitalizing Waterbury named Theresa Wood the recipient of the annual Kathy O'Dell Community Service Award at its annual meeting on Friday, April 1st.  First awarded in 2003, the annual community service award aims to honor local businesses or individuals who have contributed to the continued revitalization of Waterbury, and especially its downtown.

Traffic Alert for Upcoming Bridge Work - Please read this blog post to find out about the Exit 10 bridge work being done. NOTE: This will affect travel for the rest of the week, weekend and next week! Thank you for your attention!

Tried & True and a Splash of New – The 2017 Waterbury Arts Fest Entertainment Line Up Announced - Josh Panda will take the stage with The Grift at the Waterbury Arts Fest Friday Night Block Party on July 14th, kicking off a weekend chock full of live entertainment.

upcoming-events-in-waterbury - There's a lot going on in our community this summer! If you haven't already, be sure to Save the Date for these upcoming community events! 1) Waterbury Wi-Fi Launch - Thursday, June 26 at 7pm at Rusty Parker Park following the Farmer's Market. We will celebrate our new, free public downtown Wi-Fi zone, which was funded, developed, and implemented by the Vermont Digital Economy Project with

Vermont Antique Car Show Comes to Waterbury! - The Vermont Antique & Classic Car Show will be moving to Farr's Field in Waterbury in 2018, and we could not be more excited about it! Read our blog post for the full story.

Vermont Antique Car Show Comes to Waterbury! - The Vermont Antique & Classic Car Show will be moving to Farr's Field in Waterbury in 2018, and we could not be more excited about it! Read our blog post for the full story.

Vermont Downtown Day at the Statehouse - On Thursday, April 14, 2016, Karen Nevin and Zoe Gordon spent the day in Montpelier at the Vermont Downtown Day at the Statehouse.  It was a great day to lobby and talk about the Vermont Downtown Designation and encourage continued support for the program and all that it does for our downtowns.  A few of the highlights and what we learned follows.

Volunteer - Contact RW if you are interested in being an on-call volunteer, or wish to join one of our regular working committees.

Waterbury Arts Fest! - Looking for some summer family fun that won't break the bank? Come to the Waterbury Arts Fest on Friday July 10th and Saturday 11th and experience fun, food, entertainment, and more!!! Visit www.waterburyartsfest.com for more information!

Waterbury Celebrates the Arts - Condensed into one weekend in July, Waterbury plays host to artists, musicians, makers and much more Friday and Saturday, July 14 & 15.  Considered the signature event of the year, the Waterbury Arts Fest and Friday Night Block Party take over Stowe Street and Bidwell Lane in the historic downtown.  An added bonus is the Waterbury Mini Maker Faire, Community Art Show at the White Mee

Waterbury celebrates the season with the Holiday Stroll! - The sidewalks and storefronts are decked out in their holiday finery and its time to head downtown to enjoy all that Waterbury has to offer.  This Saturday, December 5th is the Holiday Stroll, with treats, demos, shopping specials, open houses, live music and Santa to entice you from store to store!  Don't forget to pick up a Wrap It Up & Win card and get five stamps for a chance to

Waterbury kicks off holiday shopping season with a bang! - Waterbury has kicked off the holiday shopping season with a bang!  Hundreds of folks filled the stores this past weekend for Small Business Saturday and the beginning of Wrap It Up & Win.  Thirty-three people won gifts and gift cards valued at $815.  There are three more chances to win - so get out and shop local!

WATERBURY RAIL ART PROJECT TOWN-WIDE VOTE BEGINS - The Waterbury Rail Art Project has chosen two finalists to put before the community for a town-wide vote to choose the final artwork that will be installed on the railroad bridge at the entrance of Waterbury Village.  Voting will take place between November 4 and 17, 2017.

Waterbury Tourism Council Disbands, Revitalizing Waterbury Expands - On December 6, 2016, the Waterbury Tourism Council and Revitalizing Waterbury held simultaneous membership meetings in the Steele Community Room to make decisions on their future.  At the meeting, members of the Waterbury Tourism Council unanimously voted to dissolve WTC and assign its assets to Revitalizing Waterbury.

waterbury-receives-100k-from-downtown-grant - Revitalizing Waterbury (RW) and the Town of Waterbury had much to celebrate this week! One of the many benefits of Waterbury being a "Designated Downtown" through RW means that we can apply for a pool of funding each year, only awarded to Designated Downtowns. This year, nearly $1 million was requested from 13 communities and only $389,000 was available in funds. "When we heard how many more appli

waterbury-sports-officially-open-for-business-friday - "Staff and ownership is extremely excited to be bringing a long-awaited sporting goods store to the heart of downtown Waterbury!" says Magoon, who also owns the popular Power Play Sports in Morrisville. 

waterbury-state-office-complex-update - Have you seen the construction progress at the State Office Complex lately? If not, check out the Waterbury State Office Complex Update and join us for a community tour! On the first Saturday of the month (next tour July 5) community tours will be given to residents, families and anyone who is interested in learning more about the project. 

waterbury-works-projects - Roundabout construction is well under way at the intersection of Route 2 and Route 100 and our friends at Waterbury Works are keeping us informed and updated on the progress. In case you've missed it, Waterbury Works now has a facebook page as well as a website where you can sign up for regular email updates, see birds eye view photos of the projects, the timeline and more! Our VTrans Community Li

waterburys-newest-restaurant-arvads-grill - Between December 8th and December 14th a mystery was afoot in downtown Waterbury. Brown paper covered the windows and the sign outside of Arvads was removed. What was happening?! Questions about what the Larkins were up to were met with a "wait and see" and few people knew the details of the mystery that was set to be solved this last Monday. On Monday December 15th the doors opened to Waterbur

welcoming-zoe-gordan - As part of Waterbury's long term flood recovery process, Waterbury has been granted another AmeriCorps Vista volunteer for the upcoming year. Today we welcome Zoe Gordan to our community and to the shared office space with RW, Barb Farr & Darren Winham in the Steele Block. A recent UVM graduate, Zoe grew up in Glen Ridge, New Jersey and majored in Community and International Relations with a m

What a Great Season for Giving - Fifty three stores and businesses donated gifts and gift cards valued at $3654 to the annual Wrap It Up & Win shopping promotion to encourage you to shop local this holiday season.  Thirty-two people won gifts and gift cards during the final week of Wrap It Up & Win.

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why-we-volunteer - I grew up in a family in which service to community was simply a given. I can remember my mom spending countless hours a week volunteering in the thrift shop on whatever Army post we were stationed at the time and my father consistently serving as coach of whatever sport my brothers and I were engaged in (though he would much rather have been reading a good book, I am sure). We did community beaut

wicked-waterbury-costume-ball - Revitalizing Waterbury will be hosting a Halloween Costume Ball on Saturday, October 31st at the Country Club of Vermont. There will be dancing to rock and role oldies, costume prizes, a silent auction and lots of fun for grownups. The event will be sponsored by the Central Vermont Medical Center and the silent auction will benefit the pool repairs at the Waterbury Recreation Center and Revitalizi

Winterfest Countdown! - Waterbury’s third annual Winterfest will be kicking off in just one week from today! This event series, organized by the Waterbury Recreation Committee, gives people of all ages and abilities - residents and visitors alike - a chance to discover, enjoy and participate in the many winter recreational opportunities in Waterbury. Beginning at 5pm on Friday, January 30th on Stowe Street, a serie

winterfest-window-display-contest - Have you been taking part in the festivities surrounding Waterbury's Winterfest? With so many activities, events and samplings to choose from, we are so grateful to the Parks & Recreation organizers of Winterfest and hope the community is taking advantage of all these great winter activities!  Have you voted on best Window Display? Cast your vote now for your favorite Winterfest displa

Wrap It Up & Win - Waterbury's annual holiday promotion

Wrap It Up & Win! - It's time for Waterbury's annual shopping promotion - Wrap It Up & Win!  Head to town to do your holiday shopping.  Pick up a card and get five stamps at participating stores and businesses.  Turn your card in to be eligible for fabulous prizes!