Town Clerk Closing

The Town Clerk’s Office will be closed Friday, September 1st and Monday, September 4th for Labor Day. We will re-open Tuesday, September 5th at 7:30 am. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Heating Help- Hardwick Energy Committee

Beginning next Tuesday, August 29, 5:30 P.M. to 6:30 P.M. Hardwick Energy Committee is offering weekly outreach for flooded basement furnaces and more.

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm every Tuesday

GRACE [The old Firehouse] 59 Mill Street, Hardwick VT.

Email if you have any questions

FEMA, SBA, and USDA Application Assistance in Hardwick

Need help applying for FEMA before the September 12 deadline? Unsure how to file an appeal?
Searching for additional resources to help your household or business recover? Hardwick Area
Neighbor to Neighbor has coordinated a group of trained volunteers to assist with this process
and will be hosting “Open Hours” over the next few weeks for folks to drop in and work through
their questions.

Volunteers with access to computers and printers will be available on a first-come, first-served
basis. They will review other funding sources that may apply to your situation and help you
determine the next steps needed.

You can meet with a volunteer at the Memorial Building/Town Offices (20 Church Street) in
Hardwick during the following times:

Saturdays, August 19, 26 & September 2 & 9 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Wednesdays, August 23, 30 & September 6, from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

If you’re unable to make those times or would prefer to meet in an alternative location, please
contact Hardwick Area Neighbor to Neighbor by calling 802-441-330, emailing, or completing this simple request form to arrange for this
individual support option.

As a reminder, September 12 is the deadline to apply for FEMA and SBA (Small Business
Administration) assistance. Individuals and businesses who have incurred any flood damage
are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to ensure access to funding set aside for this

The USDA will also have a staff person present at these Open Hours to help any individual who
qualifies for its Single-Family Housing Repair Grant. Funding up to $40,675 is available for
those with a $45,350 maximum household income for a family of four or a $59,900 maximum
household income up to a family of eight.

Please share this information with anyone who you think might benefit – knowledge is power!

Hardwick Area Neighbor to Neighbor

Call or text: 802-441-3301

(call 2-1-1 for 24/7 support)

The Hardwick Police Department is Hiring

The Town of Hardwick Police Department is accepting applications for the following positions:

Patrol Officer


The Town is seeking energetic, positive professionals with a strong desire to provide quality police services to a progressive community. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age; possess exceptional moral character; strong work ethics, be able to pass the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council’s (VCJTC) physical fitness test, the VCJTC entrance exam & psychological evaluation (MMPI). Applicants chosen to proceed in the hiring process will undergo an extensive background investigation, to include a polygraph test and interviews with the Chief of Police and Town Manager. Current full-time (Level 3) certified officers are encouraged to apply.

Minimum job requirements for the Sergeant role include the following: graduation from an accredited two-year college or university with a degree in Sociology, Criminal Justice, Public Administration, or other closely related field with three years of police work experience. Five years of increasingly responsible police experience, preferably in a municipal or state environment, two years of which must have involved supervisory and administrative responsibility. Additional years of police work experience as defined above may be substituted for the associate degree.

Current labor contracts provide for competitive wages and benefits including health insurance, life insurance, a generous amount of accrued time off, and participation in the Vermont Municipal Retirement System. Day, night, weekend, and holiday work required. This is a Union position.

Those wishing to apply should send a resume with at least three references, along with a cover letter and a completed application. Application package can be found on the Town’s website at:

Applications can be emailed to or mailed to:

Hardwick Police Department

P.O. Box 447

Hardwick, VT 05843

Town of Hardwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Update on Flood 8-2-23

FEMA will be at the Hardwick Farmer’s Market located on Atkins Fields, off of Granite Street, on Friday August 4, 2023 from 3:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. FEMA will assist any residents that may have questions or concerns regarding their property.

The Town is working with the State and FEMA to determine how we can help with the remaining debris that residents may have and the debris along the river banks. The Town will continue to update as information comes to us.