Welcome to the Town of Brookline, Vermont

A Warm and Friendly Place to Live and Visit

Situated between the West River and Putney Mountain, Brookline, Vermont is a small, rural town with a little more than 500 residents. The famous Round Schoolhouse sits across from the Town Office. Brookline may not have a “downtown,” gas station, or shopping center, but it does offer a warm and friendly place to live and visit.


Brookline Selectboard Meetings are recorded and posted on Fact TV Government Programming.


Attention Dog Owners

Brookline Dog Owners who are delinquent in registering their dog(s) are reminded that the current $4 late fee for each dog will have an added $50 fine starting on June 1, 2024, as per the Town’s Ordinance.  Town office will be open on Thursday, May 30th from 9 am to 1 pm for you to register your dog. 

Learn about our history….

The Round Schoolhouse

In 1822, the Round Schoolhouse was built and used as a school until 1929 when it was replaced by the present school building. The Round Schoolhouse served the Town from 1929 to 1989 as a Town Hall for various town functions.

The Brookline Meetinghouse

In 1836 the Brookline Baptist Church was erected. It is currently known locally as The Historic Brookline Meetinghouse.



Are you interested in helping out with programs or services in our town? Do you have a skill set or relevant experience you’d like to share with us? Want to get to know your neighbors better and become more involved in your community?

Visit our Elected Town Officers and Appointed Town Officers to see open positions (listed as “Vacant”). Elected positions are voted in at Town Meeting each year.

Town Meeting is held each year in early spring. Visit the Events Calendar to see the date.

Sign up for the Town Newsletter to stay informed for town news and upcoming events, such as Green Up Day, Fundraising at the I-91 Vermont Welcome Center, Baking/Cooking for Town Meeting or Town Picnics, as well as lots of other opportunities to get involved throughout the year.