Freedom Town News

By Sallyann Hadyniak | Jan 03, 2013



The next Selectmen’s meeting will be held on Monday, Jan. 14, at the Town Office starting at 6 p.m.


The Bicentennial Committee will be meeting on Tuesday,  Jan. 8, at the Town Office starting at 2:30 p.m.

Historical Society

The Historical Society will meet at  the Town Office on Wednesday, Jan. 9, starting at 2:30 p.m.


Nomination papers are available at the Town Office for the following offices:

Selectman, assessor, overseers of the poor- 3-year term

Clerk – 1-year term

Tax Collector - 1-year term

Excise Tax Collector – 1-year term

Treasurer – 1-year term

The Budget Committee will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 8, at 8:30 a.m. and will continue through the day. Lunch will be served.

Rabies clinic

There will be a rabies clinic for dogs and cats on Wednesday, Jan. 16. The Searsport Veterinary Hospital will be at the Troy Town Office from 5-7 p.m.  The fee is $10. All animals must be on a leash or in a carrier. The town clerk will be there to license dogs.

Dog licenses

Your pets must have their licenses no later then the end of January or a penalty will be imposed. Contact Cindy Abbott at the Town Office, 392-6177.

Voice of Freedom

Gene Phillips, who resided for many years across from the Freedom General Store, is now a resident of the Maine Veterans’ Home on Cony  Road in Augusta. He would love to hear from friends and neighbors who knew him, and especially from those in the church that he attended for so many years and loved helping with the monthly suppers.

If you want more information, you can contact his niece, Pat Clark, at 993-2934 or

Cy Perry is a permanent resident at the St. Joseph Nursing Home in Waterville.  I’m sure he also would like to see some visitors and to hear from some of his friends.

Now that the holidays are over, it’s time to get back to our everyday normal living! I hope everyone had the best of holidays and a safe one.

If you have anything of interest to report, please call me and it will get shared with the readers of TRJ.

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