PARKMAN NEWS—NOVEMBER 2018 EDITION
The Planning Board will meet on Thursday, November 1st at 7:00 p.m. in the library of the Parkman Town Office.
Don’t forget to FALL BACK and set your clocks back one hour on Sunday, November 4th at 2:00 a.m.
The General and Referendum Election will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Polls will be open at 8:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 p.m. Voting will take place in the lower level of the Parkman Town Office. Absentee ballots are available at the Parkman Town Office through 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 1st without a Special Circumstances application. Please remember that all absentee ballots are due by 8:00 p.m. on Election evening. The Parkman Town Office will be CLOSED for business on Election Day.
The Parkman Grange will meet on Tuesday, November 6th at 6:00 p.m. at the Parkman Grange Hall. All are welcome to attend. If you would like to help with parties or projects, please contact Sue Manchester at 277-3942.
The Board of Selectmen will meet on Thursday, November 8th at 6:00 p.m. in the library of the Parkman Town Office.
There will be a Rabies Clinic on Saturday, November 10th from 10:00 a.m. to Noon at the Cambridge Town Hall. Area residents are welcome to bring their animals for shots. The fee for a Rabies vaccination is $15.00. Persons presenting animals are expected to clean up after their pets, inside and outside the building.
The Parkman Grange will be holding its annual Hunter’s Supper at the Parkman Grange Hall on Saturday, November 17th from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Meal will be by donation to the SAD #4 Santa Project. The menu includes smothered beef, mashed potatoes, casseroles, veggies, and assorted desserts. Gun raffle winners will be announced at 6:00 p.m. 5 Guns in 5 Minutes raffle tickets are still on sale for $10 and available at KC’s Country Store, the Parkman Town Office, Lovell’s Hardware, Herring Brother’s Meat Market, and at the supper.
As of October 1st, all 2018 unpaid property taxes are accruing interest at 7%.
The Parkman Town Office will be CLOSED on Monday, November 12th in observance of Veteran’s Day.
The 2019 dog licenses are now available. Reminder letters were sent out in October. If you would like to do your dog license renewal via mail, please remember to enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope so we can send you the new tag. The fee for a male/female is $11.00, and $6.00 for a spayed or neutered dog. All dogs must be licensed by January 31, 2019 or a $25.00 state mandated late fee will apply.
The Parkman Town Office will be CLOSED on Thursday, November 22nd and Friday, November 23rd in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
The last day of hunting season for firearms is November 24th. Muzzleloading season is November 26th through December 8, 2018 and the cost for a muzzleloading license is $14.00. Don’t forget to join KC’s Country Store Big Buck contest. The 2018-2019 Hunting Law books are now available at the Parkman Town Office.
The Parkman Grange will again be doing the SAD #4 Santa project this year, which gives local children a winter coat, boots, and a toy or two. This project is made possible by the generous support of the community. An angel tree will be set up at KC’s Country Store. Donations can be sent to the Parkman Grange, PO Box 114, Guilford, ME 04443. If you would like to help with this project, please contact Sue Manchester at 277-3942. Distribution will be on December 16, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to Noon.
The 2019 snowmobile registration and stickers are now available. The fee for a renewal is $46.00, and $47.00 for a new registration. Non-resident snowmobile registrations are $100.00, non-resident 3-Day is $50.00, and a non-resident 10-Day is $76.00.
Sonia Sanborn is the 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 Baptist Church holds worship services every Sunday morning at 10:00 a.m. All are welcome to attend.
The Transfer Station is open Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to Noon.
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.
Proof of insurance is required to register to register vehicles. The Town Office accepts electronic proof of insurance or you can have your insurance agent fax proof to 876-9704.
White’s Family Redemption is open Tuesday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. They are located at 85 Crow Hill Road. 876-2681.
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 for one copy, and $6.00 for any additional copies of the same record requested at the same time.
One World Community Café serves a healthy lunch every Wednesday at Noon at the Guilford Methodist Church in Guilford. All are welcome to attend.
The Unitarian Universalist Church of Sangerville and Dover-Foxcroft Food Cupboard is open the 1st Wednesday and 3rd Wednesday each month from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. All are welcome. They are located at 130 Main Street in Sangerville (corner Church Street and Main Street).
The Parkman Town Office is open Monday and Friday 9 am to 5 pm, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 9 am to 1 pm. The phone number is 876-3730, fax is 876-9704, email is firstname.lastname@example.org, and website is www.parkmanmaine.com. Happy Thanksgiving to everyone on November 22nd. 😊