Belmont by Laura MacLeod                                Tel. 342-2882

By Laura Macleod | Jun 08, 2014

Located at intersection of Back Belmont and Lincolnville Roads. Tel. 342-5722, Fax 342-2252.

Monday thru Thursday from 9am to 4pm. Tuesdays offer extra hours from 6pm to 9pm. Special appointments can be made to meet with select persons during these extra hours.

Belmont’s animal control officer is Kari Drake. If you are having trouble with a stray dog or cat, or any other type of animal, Kari is the one to call and she can be reached at 322-5967.

Bob Temple is Belmont’s Code Enforcement Officer and Plumbing Inspector. Bob is very friendly and accommodating and is available to help anyone on Tuesday evenings from 7pm to 9pm at Belmont’s Town Offices, or he can be reached at Tel. 993-2512 or Tel. 632-4741

For those of you needing to burn, you must first obtain a burn permit.  Permits are available from our Fire Chief, Ron Harford ll, who can be reached at Tel# 322-7362  Remember that Burn Barrels are not permitted in the Town of Belmont.

Need a space for that Birthday party, Wedding anniversary, Craft Sale, Graduation Party, or whatever else you might need a sizable space for? Don’t look any further because The Belmont Community Center has light, airy and spacious rooms to rent for a reasonable fee. Included is plenty of tables and seating, a wel-equipped kitchen, and clean restrooms.  For more details please call the Belmont Town Office at Tel# 342-5722

Belmont’s annual Mothers day dinner and silent auction was held on May 10th, and it was a great success. Those who attended had a jolly good time, the vittles were tasty and the Auction (all donated items) brought in over $500.00, which will be used for the Towns new Veterans Memorial and this years annual Block Party. The block party and Veterans Memorial dedication will take place throughout the day on August 23rd, 2014.

A bottle drive will be going on all summer to support this years annual Block Party and Veterans Memorial. Please consider donating your returnable bottles and cans and if you can’t drop them by the Town Office yourself, give me a call at Tel# 342-2882 to make arrangements for me to come pick them up.

Belmont will be the lucky recipient of thousands of books  donated to the Town by THE FRIENDS OF THE BANGOR PUBLIC LIBRARY. This is such a generous and valuable gift, but we can’t go get them without some urgently needed volunteers. The help will needed on June 23rd, to go to The  Bangor Library and be there no later than 2:00 pm that afternoon.  A number of volunteers who are willing to do some hefty lifting and drive a truck and trailer will be needed so the Town can take possession of all these books. If you would like to help the Town receive some or all of these books, please call the Town office or me at 342-2882 for more details.

This years Belmont FD Ladies Auxiliary Bake Sale and Chicken BBB will be held on Saturday, June 14th, at the Belmont Fire Station located out on Route 3 (Old Augusta RD.) and the Route 131 intersection. What a great opportunity this is to get together with Town residents you haven't seen all winter long and to meet some ones. The baked goods and the chicken is pretty good too. Don’t miss it!

Belmont wants to extend a warm welcome to its two newest residents, Tim and Tanya Robinson, who have just moved into their new home on the Dickey Mill Road.  

Word has it that Tim has not been feeling too well lately, and has been dealt a pretty tough challenge to fight, but we all wish him well and a speedy recovery. Get well soon Tim, and we all look forward to seeing you out and about real soon.

On Sunday, May 18th, a small get together and coffee
was held at a home in Belmont, where District 96 State Representative Candidate, Christine Burstein was the guest of honor.  Meeting Christine was both an honor and a delight, and it was so refreshing to learn about her reasons for wanting to run for a political office.  

Christine Burstein has tossed her hat in the ring to run for State Representative for the Towns of Belmont, Lincolnville, Liberty, Montville, Morrill, Searsmont and Palermo. Christine made the decision to run to be elected as our representative due to what she has learned from her life experiences from starting out at age 15 working in a local poultry plant to going on to become a Nurse, Family Nurse Practitioner, Small Business Owner, a successful and loving wife and mother, volunteer, and, last but not least, a Master Mariner. (that by itself is no small feat!)

Christine Burstein promises to work as hard as she could to represent all of us  in a way in which we deserve to be properly represented. Christine also vowed to work hard to bring jobs to the area which will support Maines beauty, and support a healthy environment for us and our children in the future.  

Hey everyone, Its me again, Tidbit Tiddledywinks, The little Poultry Professor of Wisdom and Kindness, coming to you once again from the Dickey Mill Chicken Asylum to remind all of you humans once again to please be kind to one another. Thank you and take care until next time, “Tiddles”.

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