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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 Winter 2019 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.


Photo from November's Travel & Tourism in Yarmouth Talk

Members and the public enjoyed a talk about Travel and Tourism in Yarmouth by Katie Worthing this past November. It was great to see what was here in the past and hear the stories about Yarmouth. Thank you Katie!

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.

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
Mark your calendars! Our speaker will be Trendy Stanchfield, Executive Director of Midcoast Humane Society of Brunswick. She will be discussing "Keeping Our Pets As We Age." She is sure to have great information as to what we can do if we, or someone we know, has some difficulties with this, as well as what resources are available. Plus, much more! Meet and greet social begins at 10:30 AM, program runs from 11 AM to Noon.

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.