PARKMAN NEWS—APRIL 2018 EDITION
The Parkman Baptist Church will have a brunch on Easter Sunday, April 1st at 9:00 a.m. at the Parkman Baptist Church. An Easter Egg Hunt will begin at 9:30 a.m., and Church service will begin at 10:00 a.m. for adults with children being dismissed to have Sunday School after some songs. Each child will make an Easter craft to take home with them. All are welcome to attend.
The first ATV Meeting for the Parkman Prowlers will be held on Tuesday, April 3rd at 6:00 p.m. in the lower level of the Parkman Town Office.
The Parkman Grange will meet on Tuesday, April 3rd at 6:00 p.m. at the Parkman Grange Hall. New members are always welcome.
Congratulations to all the officers elected at the 2018 annual Town Meeting.
The Planning Board will meet on Thursday, April 5th at 7:00 p.m. in the library of the Parkman Town Office.
Sonia Sanborn is the new Animal Control Officer for the Town of Parkman. She can be reached at 876-3000 (h) or 343-0455 (c). Sonia deals with domestic animals only, for wildlife issues please contact a Game Warden.
The Parkman Grange will be hosting their 6th Annual Daddy/Daughter Dance on Saturday, April 7th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Parkman Grange Hall. This event is for girls age 13 and under and that special man in her life. Tickets are $5.00 per person and will be available at the door. They will have a DJ spinning tunes, running dance contests, and giving out prizes. Keepsake photos will be taken to remember this evening. Bring your little one in her favorite party dress, and Dads make sure you are spiffy too!
The Parkman Town Office will be CLOSED on Monday, April 16th in observance of Patriots Day.
The Board of Selectmen will meet on Thursday, April 12th and Thursday, April 26th at 6:00 p.m. in the library of the Parkman Town Office.
The 2018 Boat Registrations are available. If you are registering a boat for the first time, please bring in a bill of sale at time of registration. Registration fee is based on length of boat and horsepower. Boats DO NOT require a title.
Building permits are available at the Parkman Town Office and online at www.parkmanmaine.com.
Fire permits can be obtained at KC’s Country Store from Pam Sukis: 876-4111 and from Danny White at 85 Crow Hill Road: 876-2681.
There will be a Benefit Dinner on Saturday, April 21st from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Parkman Grange Hall. The dinner is by donation with 100% of donations going to support the life-changing work of the National MS Society. Lasagna will be served with salad, rolls, and desserts. At 5:00 p.m. The Sunday Project will perform jazz music until 7:00 p.m.
SAD #4 school vacation week is April 16th through April 20th, with an early release on Friday, April 13th at 11:30 a.m.
White’s Family Redemption is open Tuesday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. They are located on the Crow Hill Road. 876-2681.
The Parkman Baptist Church holds worship services every Sunday morning at 10:00 a.m. All ae welcome to attend.
The Town of Parkman is looking for people to join the Cemetery Committee. If you are interested there is a sign-up sheet in the Parkman Town Office or call the office at 876-3730.
The Transfer Station is open on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to Noon. Beginning Wednesday, May 2nd, the Transfer Station will be open on Wednesdays from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. through the end of September.
Proof of insurance is required to register all vehicles. If you do not have your insurance card on you at time of registration you can have your insurance company fax proof of insurance to the Parkman Town Office at 876-9704. The Town Office also accepts electronic proof of insurance.
Minnie Bridge scholarship applications are now available at the Parkman Town Office. $500 scholarships will be given to Parkman residents who have completed one year of higher education. The deadline for entries is June 15, 2018.
The SAD #4 District Budget Meeting will be held on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the PCES cafeteria. There will be an informational meeting at 6:00 p.m. The Budget Validation Referendum will be held on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 in the lower level of the Parkman Town Office. Polls will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. The Parkman Town Office will be closed for business that day. Absentee ballots will be available.
If you would like to participate in the Maine Moose Lottery, you can do so by going to www.mefishwildlife.com and apply online. Online applications must be completed by 11:59 p.m. on May 15, 2018.
The Parkman Grange is now accepting reservations for the 18th Annual Mother’s Day Tea on Saturday, May 12th from 10:00 a.m. to Noon. The Guest of Honor is Yvonne Davis. Tickets are $5.00 per person. Reservations are required, please contact Sue Manchester at 277-3942 to reserve your seat. Keep in mind that seating is limited.
Spring time cleaning is a good time to check to see if you have any overdue books from the Harvey Memorial Library. Please bring them back as other people may be interested in reading them. We do not charge late fees, and would really like to have these books returned.
If you need a certified copy of a birth, death, or marriage certificate, please call ahead to the Parkman Town Office at 876-3730. The fee is $15.00 for one copy, and $6.00 for any additional copies of the same record requested at the same time.
The Parkman Town Office is open Monday and Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Our phone number is 876-3730, fax is 876-9704, email is firstname.lastname@example.org, and website is www.parkmanmaine.com.