PARKMAN NEWS—NOVEMBER 2023 EDITION
The Planning Board will meet on Thursday, November 2nd at 6:00 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 5th at 2:00 a.m.
The Parkman Grange will meet on Tuesday, November 7th at 5:00 p.m. at the Parkman Grange Hall. All are welcome to attend.
The Referendum Election will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2023, in the lower level of the Parkman Town Office. Polls will open at 8:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 p.m. If you have not returned your absentee ballot, please do so by 8:00 p.m. on November 7th. The Parkman Town Office will be CLOSED for business on Election Day.
There will be an informational meeting regarding a proposed Solar Farm in Parkman on Wednesday, November 8th at 6:00 p.m., in the lower level of the Parkman Town Office.
The Board of Selectmen will meet on Thursday, November 9th at 5:30 p.m. in the library of the Parkman Town Office.
The Parkman Town Office will be CLOSED on Friday, November 10th in observance of Veteran’s Day.
SAD #4 will not have school on Friday, November 10th in observance of Veteran’s Day.
The Parkman Grange is again helping Santa to make Christmas special for SAD #4 area kids with the Santa Project. This program provides warm winter coats, boots, and a toy to local children from newborn to high school seniors whose families could use a little help this holiday season. Applications can be picked up at the Parkman Town Office or from the Parkman Grange porch. They will also be distributed by the school. Application deadline is November 11, 2023. Donations are gratefully accepted and can be mailed to the Parkman Grange, PO BOX 114, Guilford, ME 04443; please put the Santa Project in the memo line. For more information, please contact Sue Manchester at (207) 717-6248.
The Parkman Trailblazers Snowmobile Club will meet on Tuesday, November 14th at 6:00 p.m. in the lower level of the Parkman Town Office.
The Parkman Grange will have a Hunter’s Supper on Saturday, November 18th at 4:30 p.m. at the Parkman Grange Hall. The menu will include hot dogs and beans, coleslaw, seasonal vegetables, yeast rolls, desserts, and beverages. Meal is by cash donation to benefit the SAD #4 Santa Project.
The Parkman Prowlers ATV Club will be having a toy drive on Sunday, November 19th at 5:00 p.m. in the lower level of the Parkman Town Office. The toy drive is to benefit the Parkman Grange/ SAD #4 Santa Project. Bring a toy and an appetite as there will be a potluck supper as well.
The Parkman Town Office will be CLOSED on Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, November 24th in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
SAD #4 will not have school Wednesday, November 22nd through Friday, November 24th for Thanksgiving break.
Sonia Sanborn is the Animal Control Officer for the Town of Parkman. She can be reached at 876-3000 (h) or 343-0455 (c).
White’s Family Redemption is open Tuesday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. They are closed Sunday and Monday. They are located on the Crow Hill Road in Parkman. They will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. The hours are subject to change this month, so please call ahead to 876-2681.
Lance Johnson is the Code Enforcement Officer and Plumbing Inspector for the Town of Parkman. He can be reached at 446-5459.
The Transfer Station is open Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to Noon. Please have your Transfer Station sticker visible to the attendants inside of your vehicle.
The 2024 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 six months and older must be licensed by January 31, 2024, or a $25.00 state mandated late fee will apply. If you are coming in for the first time to register your dog, please bring in a current rabies certificate from your veterinarian and a spayed/neutered certificate if your dog has been fixed.
The last day of hunting season for firearms is November 25, 2023.
The Parkman Baptist Church holds worship services every Sunday at 10:00 a.m. All are welcome to attend.
Proof of insurance is required to register all vehicles. The Town Office accepts electronic proof of insurance, or you can have your insurance agent email proof to email@example.com.
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.
New Title Law: As of October 25, 2023, vehicles that are 26 model years and older will be exempt from the requirement for a certificate of title.
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.
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 2024 snowmobile registration and stickers are now available. The fee is $60.00 for residents, and $124.00 for non-residents. If you are registering your snowmobile 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. Snowmobiles DO NOT require a title.
Save the date: December 9th 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. the Parkman Grange will have their annual Kids Christmas party at the Parkman Grange Hall.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, and website is www.parkmanmaine.com. We accept credit/debit cards in person and over the phone. There is a 3% surcharge when using your credit/debit card. Please note that our fax line is still not working, so if you have tried to fax us something, please email it. Thank you! Happy Thanksgiving to everyone on November 23rd. 😊