PARKMAN NEWS—OCTOBER 2022 EDITION
As of October 1, 2022, all unpaid property taxes are accruing interest of 4%.
The Parkman Grange will meet on Tuesday, October 4th at 5:00 p.m. at the Parkman Grange Hall. They will be planning fall activities, and all are invited to join them. For more information, please contact Sue Manchester at 277-3942.
The Parkman Town Office will be CLOSED on Wednesday, October 5th and Thursday, October 6th so staff can attend the MMA Convention.
The Planning Board will meet on Thursday, October 6th at 6:00 p.m. in the library of the Parkman Town Office.
The Town of Parkman will have a Fall Clean-up Day on Saturday, October 8th. There will be NO CHARGE for DEMO at the Transfer Station that day.
SAD #4 will not have school on Friday, October 7th due to a teacher workshop day or Monday, October 10th for Indigenous Peoples Day.
The Parkman Town Office will be CLOSED on Monday, October 10th in observance of Indigenous Peoples Day.
The Parkman Trailblazers Snowmobile Club will meet on Tuesday, October 11th at 6:00 p.m. in the lower level of the Parkman Town Office.
The Board of Selectmen will meet on Thursday, October 13th and Thursday, October 27th at 5:30 p.m. in the library of the Parkman Town Office.
The Parkman Grange will be having a Veteran’s Benefit Public Supper on Saturday, October 15th from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The menu will include ham, potato dishes, seasonal veggies, yeast rolls, and gingerbread. Meal is by donation, veterans and active military eat for free.
Stephen Lackey is the Animal Control Officer for the Town of Parkman: 343-2013.
For the month of October, a container will be provided at the Transfer Station to accept used tires. The prices are as follows: cars and pickups are $5.00; truck tires are $15.00; and tractor tires are $25.00. The container will be removed at the end of October.
Lance Johnson is the Code Enforcement Officer and Plumbing Inspector for the Town of Parkman. He can be reached at 446-5459.
The 2023 Dog Licenses will be available on Friday, October 14, 2022. 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, 2023, or a $25.00 state mandated late fee will apply. Reminder letters will go out in the mail in October, and each letter will have a reminder if we need your dog’s current rabies certificate.
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 email@example.com.
Youth Hunting Day is Saturday, October 22, 2022. Hunting with firearms begins on Saturday, October 29th for Maine residents and Monday, October 31st for all hunters. The last day of hunting season for firearms is November 26, 2022.
The Transfer Station is no longer open on Wednesdays. They are open Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to Noon. Please have your Transfer Station sticker visible to the attendants inside of your vehicle.
The Historical Society will meet on Sunday, October 23rd at 2:00 p.m. at Sue Griffith’s home at 433 North Dexter Road.
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.
The Town of Parkman participates in the MOSES program for all recreational licenses and atv’s, boats, and snowmobiles. You must bring in a valid drivers license and vin number or previous registration for atv’s, boats, and snowmobiles when coming in to register these. If you are registering 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. For boats, registration fee is based on length of the boat and horsepower.
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. Please note that they will be CLOSED on the first day of Hunting Season; Saturday, October 29, 2022.
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 Grange would like to thank everyone that has helped them out by donating returnables at the Transfer Station. It adds up and helps them pay their bills. They appreciate your support.
The Parkman Baptist Church will be holding a TRUNK OR TREAT on Monday, October 31st from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Kids and their parents are welcome to come get treats. This event will be held at the Parkman Baptist Church. If you have any questions, please contact Yvonne Davis at 717-5929.
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.
The SAD #4 Santa Project is underway. Applications can be picked up at the Parkman Town Office or from the bulletin board on the Grange porch. This program provides coats, boots, and a toy to kids in our school district whose families could use a little help this Christmas. If you would like to help with a donation it can be sent to the Parkman Grange, PO BOX 114, Guilford, ME 04443. Checks should be made out to the Parkman Grange, memo line: Santa Project. Any questions please contact Sue Manchester at 277-3942.
The General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, in the lower level of the Parkman Town Office. Absentee ballots will be available at the Parkman Town Office. Polls will be open 8:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 p.m.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.