PARKMAN NEWS—MAY 2019 EDITION
The Town of Parkman will hold a Special Town Meeting on Monday, April 29th at 6:00 p.m. in the lower level of the Parkman Town Office to see if the town will favor the merger of Mayo Regional Hospital with Northern Light Health.
The Parkman Grange will meet on Tuesday, April 30th at 5:00 p.m. at the Parkman Grange Hall. Please note this meeting is a change from their usual date and time. They will not meet in May.
The Planning Board will meet on Thursday, May 1st at 7:00 p.m. in the library of the Parkman Town Office.
The Parkman Prowlers will meet on Tuesday, May 7th at 6:00 p.m. in the lower level of the Parkman Town Office.
The Road Committee will meet on Thursday, May 9th at 6:00 p.m. in the library of the Parkman Town Office. All interested in joining the Road Committee should attend this meeting.
The 19th Annual Mother’s Day Tea will be held on Saturday, May 11th from 10:00 a.m. to Noon at the Parkman Grange Hall. There will be live entertainment with sing-a-long songs, lots of door prizes, and a 50/50 raffle. Tea sandwiches, sweets, coffee, tea, and punch will be served. This event has become a tradition for locals to reconnect with family and friends after a long winter, and to celebrate Moms. Admission is $5 at the door. Reservations are strongly suggested. Please call Sue Manchester at 277-3942 to reserve your seat today. Seating is limited.
If you would like to participate in the Maine Moose Lottery, you can do so by going to and apply online. Online applications must be completed by 11:59 p.m. on May 15, 2019. The Moose Permit drawing will be held in mid-June.
The Board of Selectmen will meet on Thursday, May 9th and Thursday, May 23rd at 6:00 p.m. in the library of the Parkman Town Office.
The Transfer Station is open on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to Noon. Beginning Wednesday, May 1st the Transfer Station will be open on Wednesdays from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. through the end of September 2019. The Transfer Station accepts household trash, demo debris, metal, refrigerators, air conditioners, TV’s, monitors, and florescent light bulbs. Please ask attendant where to leave each of these items. The Transfer Station does not accept motor oil or gas, antifreeze, batteries, propane tanks, truck or tractor tires, paint cans with paint in them, or gas tanks (unless cut into a dry, then they can be put in the metal container).
The Town of Parkman will be having Clean-up days on Wednesday, May 8th and Saturday, May 18, 2019. There will be NO CHARGE for Demo these two days at the Transfer Station.
The Town of Parkman will be celebrating 200 years in 3 years. It is never too early to start planning this big celebration. There will be a brainstorming meeting on Monday, May 13th at 6:00 p.m. in the lower level of the Parkman Town Office. Anyone interested in joining the committee is encouraged to attend this meeting.
The Parkman Town Office will be CLOSED on Monday, May 27th in observance of Memorial Day.
The 2019 Boat Registrations are available. If you are registering a boat for the first time, please bring in a bill of sale at the time of registration. Registration fee is based on length of boat and horsepower. Boats DO NOT require a title.
The SAD #4 District Budget Meeting will be held on Thursday, May 30th at 7:00 p.m. in the PCES cafeteria. There will be an informational meeting at 6:00 p.m. This is an excellent opportunity for the citizens to have the proposed budget explained and to ask questions.
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.
The Parkman Baptist Church holds worship services every Sunday morning at 10:00 a.m. All are welcome to attend.
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.
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.
Minnie Bridge Scholarship applications are available at the Parkman Town Office for 2nd year college students from Parkman. $500 scholarships will be awarded. The deadline for entries is June 15, 2019.
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. Please call 876-2681 outside of business hours.
The Unitarian Universalist Church of Sangerville and Dover-Foxcroft Food Cupboard is open the 1st Wednesday and 3rd Wednesday each moth 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 Baptist Church will be holding a Vacation Bible School beginning Thursday, July 10, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The theme this year is Gospeltopia. This is for ages 5 to 12, under 5 is welcome but must be accompanied by an adult. More information will be available in the June newsletter.