PARKMAN NEWS—JULY 2023 EDITION
The Parkman Town Office will be CLOSED on Monday, July 3rd and Tuesday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day.
The Parkman Grange will not meet this month.
The Planning Board will not meet this month.
The 2023 tax bills have been mailed. There is a 2% discount on tax bills paid in full within 30 days of postmark (Friday, July 28, 2023). Interest of 8% will begin accruing starting October 1, 2023.
You’re invited to the Castle! “Keepers of the Kingdom” Summer Bible Camp will be held at the Parkman Baptist Church on Thursday, July 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. This is a free program for kids ages 5 to 12. There will be Bible stories, songs, games, crafts, prizes, and drama. July 20th is Water Week and July 27th is Obstacle Course Week. Families are invited to join in to enjoy a closing program with a BBQ and make your own ice cream sundae at 7:30 p.m. on July 27th.
The Parkman Prowlers ATV Club will meet on Monday, July 10th at 5:30 p.m. in the lower level of the Parkman Town Office. All are welcome to attend.
The Board of Selectmen will meet on Thursday, July 13th and Thursday, July 27th at 5:30 p.m. in the library of the Parkman Town Office.
Minnie Bridge Scholarship applications are available at the Parkman Town Office. This $500 scholarship is for second year higher education students in the SAD #4 area. Please mail completed applications and all required materials to the Parkman Grange, PO BOX 114, Guilford, ME 04443 or drop them off at the Parkman Town Office. The deadline is July 14, 2023. A supper will be held to present winners on Saturday, August 12th from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The menu will include smoked pork loin, vegetable side dishes, yeast rolls, desserts, and beverages. Supper will be by donation; all proceeds will go directly to the scholarship fund.
If you would like to rent the Parkman Grange Hall, please contact Don Pepin at 343-0274.
The Parkman Baptist Church holds worship services every Sunday at 10:00 a.m. All are welcome to attend.
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.
Sonia Sanborn is the Animal Control Officer for the Town of Parkman. She can be reached at 876-3000 (h) or 343-0455 (c).
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.
Building permits are available at the Parkman Town Office.
Proof of insurance is required to register all vehicles. The Town Office accept electronic proof of insurance, or you can have our insurance agent email proof to firstname.lastname@example.org.
White’s Family Redemption is open Tuesday through Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. They are closed on Sunday and Monday. They are located on the Crow Hill Road in Parkman. They can be reached at 876-2681.
Lance Johnson is the Code Enforcement and Plumbing Inspector for the Town of Parkman. He can be reached at 446-5459.
The Transfer Station is open on 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.
ATV registrations expired on June 30, 2023. Stickers are available at the Parkman Town Office. The cost of a renewal is $71.00 and for a new registration $72.00. ATV’s DO NOT require a title. If you are registering an ATV for the first time, please bring in a bill of sale or proof of sales tax paid at a dealer.
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.
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 the time of registration, both parties must be present to sign the title in front of the clerk. Please note that when doing a private sale, a 1995 to current year vehicle will need a title indefinitely.
The 2023 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 the time of registration. Registration is based on length of the boat and horsepower. Boats DO NOT require a title.
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. The phone number is 876-3730, 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/debit card.