Things to know

Recycling & trash drop-off: at the town shed the 9-12 AM, 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month. Recycling drop-off only is also offered on the 1st Wednesday of the month 5-7 PM. $3 donation suggested for recycling, trash $3-$4 per bag.

Dogs: must be under owner control at all times; must be licensed, annual deadline April 1, contact the town clerk. Alex Cox is the animal control officer. Contact Alex at Complaints about dogs go to the selectboard. 

Permits: are required for burning if there is no snow cover (contact the fire warden 388-3629, 388-4506); and for construction, change of use, subdivision, etc. (contact

Roads: Ron Wimett (388-7346) is the road commissioner. Speak to him or selectboard members Laurie Cox (388-7820) or Tim Hanson (388-) about road issues. 

Schools: Ripton Elementary School, public pre-k to 6; North Branch School, private 7 to 9; Ripton is part of the Addison Central Supervisory District (ACSD), public school 7-12 graders attend the ACSD schools in Middlebury


E911 Map for Ripton


Volunteer Organizations - also see Volunteering & Running for Office

Fire & Rescue
FORS (Friends of the Ripton School)
FRCC (Friends of the Ripton Community Church)
RHS (Ripton Historical Society)