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Yarmouth Village Improvement Society
P.O. Box 282
Yarmouth, ME 04096

Welcoming new members of all ages - for the love of Yarmouth!

Young and old and in between, entire families welcome.

Latest Newsletter

Download our Fall 2017 Newsletter (PDF)

Welcome to Yarmouth VIS

The Yarmouth Village Improvement Society was organized in 1911 "to protect and improve the natural advantages and the pleasing appearance of Yarmouth, to excite and foster an interest and love of our town and to promote the prosperity... the happiness and well-being of the residents and to enter into and engage in any work that will aim to accomplish this end." The VIS currently has over 100 members.


The Old Meeting House Available for Weddings and Events

The Old Meeting House on Hillside Avenue is available for weddings and other events from May 1 to October 1 at a cost of $350. Please contact Debra Hopkins at 207-400-0708 for additional information.

[Learn more about the Old Meeting House]

Upcoming VIS Monthly Meetings

NOTE: VIS will cancel any scheduled meeting when the Yarmouth Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

Public Programs are held the first Tuesday of the month in October, November, and February through May in the Town Hall Meeting Room.

February 6, 2018
Learn more about bees from THE HONEY EXCHANGE from
Portland. There is not a live demonstration but beekeeper and
owner Phil Gaven will talk about the bees and their work. Come
learn more about this local company!

March 6, 2018
Adrienne Nardi from the Chamber of Commerce will discuss the
Yarmouth Chamber and Clam Festival.

April 3, 2018
Liz Rensenbrink from TYLER TECHNOLOGIES Human Resources will
talk to us about the work of this company. Come learn about this
huge employer in Yarmouth and the state.

May 1, 2018
Mike Hughes from Hughes Arbor and Land Management will talk to us about Browntail Moth and other Invasive Pests.

You can also check "The Notes" for the topic of the month.

Invite a friend or neighbor and join us for these FREE programs!

VIS Marker Program

VIS offers research service and house markers for qualifying historic homes in Yarmouth for a maximum cost of $250. A home should have been built prior to WWI and retain most of its exterior architectural features. View the cover letter below for more information and instructions on how to apply.