From the Town Historian: Chazy history came to life on October 8-11th, 2021 as DIGSTOCK’S coin, bottle, and metal detecting hobbyists took over many of the farm fields in Chazy to hunt for colonial, Revolutionary War, and War of 1812 relics.  DIGSTOCK Founder, Pete Sorrell, organized the event attended by over 600 enthusiasts while Clinton County Historical Association’s Helen Nerska & Julie Dowd and Chazy Town Historian, Ellen Riley, were on hand to observe the finds.  Those looking for treasures came from as far away as Vancouver, Washington State, and Texas to join in the fun. For some it was a family event like Liam (age 11 who started the hobby at age 3) from Cooperstown area with his Dad, Teresa, who found an 18o6 copper coin, who was with her sisters in a group called Swinging Sisters Metal Detecting, and Tony and his Dad from Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin who found some War of 1812 musket balls. Some of the treasurers which detectorists were delighted to share are below:



***If you have not yet returned your green enumeration card, please do so immediately. Failure to return the enumeration card will require a site visit from the Dog Control Officer.***
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town of Chazy will be performing a dog enumeration, or census, beginning June 1, 2021. Every household will receive a form in the mail, which must be returned to the Town of Chazy. For your convenience, we have a drop box available 24/7 in the side entrance hallway of the Town Hall.
After the mailing is sent, a Dog Control Officer will be going door to door to make sure all dogs 4 months or older have vaccinations and are licensed. We will be educating the public, ensuring public safety, and making sure all dogs are in compliance with New York State Ag & Markets Law.

Residents should be sure their dogs are vaccinated and licensed before June 30, 2021 to avoid additional charges. An enumeration fee of $10.00 will be assessed to each dog four months of age or older found unlicensed or for which the license has not yet been renewed beginning July 1, 2021.


1.     Gather all required paperwork

a.     Dog license application

b.    Certificate of Rabies Vaccination. Check sex field. If it shows neutered, spayed, MN, or FS, no separate Certificate of Neuter or Spay required

c.     Certificate of Neuter or Spay if not indicated on Rabies Certificate

d.    Green enumeration postcard

2.     Completely fill out all required documentation

3.     Email, fax, or use drop box to send all paperwork to the Town Clerk. Green postcard and appropriate payment cannot be sent electronically. Please use the drop box or bring to the Town Clerk’s Office