Freedom Town News

By Sallyann Hadyniak | Mar 07, 2014

The next scheduled Selectmen’s Meeting will be held on Monday March 24 starting at 6:00 p.m. at the Town Office.

This is a reminder to turn your clocks ahead this Sunday for Daylight Savings Time begins at 2:00 a.m.

Town Meeting Information:

The Election of Town Officers will be on Friday, March 21, stating at 8:00 a.m. and closing at 8:00 p.m. Election will be held in the Election Hall (next to the Town Office).

The following will be on the ballot for:

Selectman, Assessor, Overseers of the Poor for a three year term, Kenneth Overlock

Clerk, one year term, Cynthia Abbott,

Tax Collector, one year term Cynthia Abbott,

Excise Tax collector, one year term, Cynthia Abbott,

Treasurer, one year term Ernestine Keller,

The Freedom Town Meeting will be held on March 22 at the Freedom Grange Hall starting at 10:00 a.m. There will be a break for lunch that will be served downstairs in the Grange Hall.  If necessary, the meeting will resume after lunch. ````````

Notice:

The Freedom Town Office will be closed on Monday, February 17 due to the holiday of St. Patrick’s Day.

Voice of Freedom:

March 21st will be the first day of spring!  Let’s hope all the snow and ice is gone by then.  It sure has been an old fashioned winter.

My grandson Tyler is in Washington D. C. this week and yesterday he had a great time on Capital Hill.  He met with Senator King and Senator Collins, and got to sit in the Senate Gallery and watch the Senators vote on the important military sexual assault bill below.

There were eleven students attending from the University of Farmington and today they are on their way to the Conservative Political Action Conference.

Tyler had his picture taken with Senator King (once again) and also with (for the first time) Senator Collins.

I can’t wait to hear all about his trip when he returns back home.  Everyone knows how proud of him I am.  He will be turning 21 this month and has done more in his 21 years then some have done in a lifetime.  He is Blessed that he is intelligent, Political Science is his major, had opportunities to travel, attended the inauguration, met many of the VIP’s, a 2 year member of the Board of Trustees overlooking the seven universities in Maine and so much more.  We are one proud family.

Let’s look forward to a little bit of warmer temperatures this coming week and hope to see the snow melt away.  I love winter, but this year it was a bit too long.  Have a great week!

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