Things to know

Recycling & trash drop-off: at the town shed the 9-12 AM, 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month. $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. He will pick up stray dogs. Contact him at Complaints about dogs go to the selectboard. 

Hikes and more: go to For Visitors & New to Ripton

Permits: are required for burning if there is no snow cover; construction, change of use, subdivision, etc. 

Roads: Ron Wimett (388-7346) is the road commissioner. Contact 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)