PARKMAN NEWS—JUNE 2022 EDITION
The Parkman Grange will meet on Tuesday, June 7th at 5:00 p.m. at the Parkman Grange Hall. All are welcome to attend.
The Board of Selectmen will meet on Thursday, June 9th and Thursday, June 23rd at 5:30 p.m. in the library of the Parkman Town Office.
The Primary and SAD #4 Budget Validation Referendum will be held on Tuesday, June 14, 2022. Polls will 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. Thursday, June 9th is the last day to get an absentee ballot without a Special Circumstances Application. The Parkman Town Office will be CLOSED for business on Election Day.
The Parkman Town Office will be CLOSED on Thursday, June 16, 2022.
Congratulations to all the 2022 PCHS graduates! The last day of school for SAD #4 is Friday, June 17, 2022, and it is a half day with dismissal at 11:30 a.m.
The Parkman Town Office will be CLOSED on Monday, June 20, 2022, in observation of Juneteenth National Independence Day.
The Parkman Town Office will be CLOSED on Tuesday, June 21st so staff can attend a training.
The Bicentennial Committee will meet on Wednesday, June 22nd at 5:30 p.m. in the lower level of the Parkman Town Office. The Committee will be putting the final touches on the Bicentennial Celebration, and all are encouraged to attend.
Minnie Bridge Scholarship applications are available at the Town Offices of SAD #4 (Abbot, Cambridge, Guilford, Parkman, and Sangerville). The $500 scholarship is open to a second year + college, technical, and community college students. The deadline for applications is Thursday, June 30, 2022. Please mail applications and all required materials to Parkman Grange, PO BOX 114, Guilford, ME 04443 or drop them off at the Parkman Town Office.
Agent D is recruiting Agents of Truth for Parkman Baptist Church’s Summer Bible Camp. On The Case recruits should show up at the church on Thursday, June 23rd 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (And each Thursday through July 14th). Kids ages 5-12 are welcome. Younger kids may come if accompanied by an adult. This free program will include a Bible story, songs, crafts, outdoor games, drama, and a snack each week. Agent D hopes to see you there!
The Bicentennial Committee has t-shirts for sale at the Parkman Town Office. They are $15.00 each for youth through adult XL sizes, and $20.00 each for XXL and XXXL. Colors are pink, teal, gray, black, and green.
The 2022/2023 ATV Registrations and stickers are available. Inland Fisheries and Wildlife has increased the price of ATV registrations. For a renewal the cost is $71.00, and for a new registration $72.00. Non resident ATV renewals are $116.00, and $117.00 for a new registration. If you are registering an ATV for the first time, please bring in a bill of sale or proof of sales tax paid from a dealer at the time of registration. ATV’s DO NOT require a title. We need the color of the ATV and your Driver’s License or an unexpired State ID at the time of registration.
Building permits are available at the Parkman Town Office.
Lance Johnson is the Code Enforcement Officer and Plumbing Inspector for the Town of Parkman. He can be reached at 446-5459.
The Parkman Baptist Church holds worship services every Sunday at 10:00 a.m. All are welcome to attend.
White’s Family Redemption is open Tuesday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., closed Sunday and Monday. They are located on the Crow Hill Road in Parkman. They will continue to take drop offs outside of these hours, but please call to ensure someone is available. They can be reached at 876-2681.
The Parkman Historical Society has raffle tickets for a one-of-a-kind Bicentennial pillow and blanket. Tickets are $5.00 each and available at the Parkman Town Office and KC’s Country Store. Drawing will be held at the Bicentennial Celebration on Saturday, July 23, 2022. Only 300 tickets are being sold, so get yours before they are sold out.
The 2022 Boat Registrations are available. If you are registering a boat for the first time, you will need a bill of sale or proof of sales tax paid at a dealer at time of registration. Registration fee is based on length of boat and horsepower. Boats DO NOT require a title. We also need the color of the boat and your Driver’s License or unexpired State ID per requirement of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.
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 Bicentennial Committee has reusable shopping totes for purchase for $10.00 each, Bicentennial koozies for $3.00 each, and Bicentennial mugs for $10.00 each. All are available at the Parkman Town Office and all proceeds go to the 200th Celebration for the Town of Parkman.
The Sangerville Food Cupboard (Universalist Unitarian Church) is open the first and third Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. All are welcome. They are located at the corner of Church and Main Street in downtown Sangerville. For more information, please call 277-4221.
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.
Stephen Lackey is the Animal Control Officer for the Town of Parkman. He can be reached at 343-2013. He deals with domestic animals only, please call a Game Warden for wildlife issues.
If you would like to rent the Parkman Grange Hall, please contact Don Pepin at 343-0274.
When doing a private sale, if there are two names on the prior title you must have both signatures on the back of the title to register the vehicle. If you are doing a title in two names at time of registration, both parties must be present to sign the title in front of the clerk.
Proof of insurance is required to register all vehicles. The Town Office accepts electronic proof of insurance, or you can have your insurance agent fax proof to 876-9704 or email proof to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Transfer Station is open Wednesdays from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to Noon. Please have your Transfer Station sticker visible to the attendants inside of your vehicle.
Calling all Volunteers: Volunteers needed for the Town of Parkman’s Bicentennial Celebration on Saturday, July 23, 2022. Please text Kylee Coburn at 717-0865 if interested.
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The fee for a marriage license is $40.00. Marriage applications are valid 90 days from issue. Both the bride and groom must sign the application in the presence of a clerk at the Parkman Town Office. If this is not your first marriage, please bring in a copy of your divorce decree or a death certificate when completing the application. Please note that you must call the Parkman Town Office at 876-3730 to schedule an appointment to obtain your marriage license.
SAVE THE DATE: The Bicentennial Celebration for the Town of Parkman will be held on Saturday, July 23, 2022, at B & K Storage on the North Dexter Road (in the field). The parade will start at 11:00 a.m. and go from the field across from the Parkman Town Office to B & K Storage. Following the parade, there will be a kids fun run (free popsicles to all that finish the run and free kids t-shirts while supplies last), an Antique Car show, Food Trucks, bounce houses and kids games, cornhole competition, live entertainment all afternoon and evening, horse and carriage rides, a talk on the 1800s murder in Parkman, a Grange supper, fireworks, and more! We hope to see you there! A complete schedule of events will be available later this month/beginning of July.
The Parkman Grange will have a Bean Supper on Saturday, July 23, 2022, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Parkman Grange Hall. Menu will include hot dogs, beans, coleslaw, chop suey, dinner rolls, and a Bicentennial cake. Meal is by donation and all proceeds go to the Parkman Grange.
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. The phone number is 876-3730, fax is 876-9704, email is email@example.com, and website is www.parkmanmaine.com. We accept credit cards in person and over the phone. There is a 3% surcharge when using your credit card. Happy Summer to everyone on June 21st. 😊