KNOX TOWN NEWS

By Rita Doughty | Dec 01, 2017

Hello All,

It is nice out there for this time of year, and no snow..sorry snowmobilers..and deer hunters..I love this kind of weather. Make's life bearable for me. People still getting ready for winter here. Nothing like putting if off until the last minute, right..I do this myself. But have friends that help me out.and so on..

News from the Town Office from Carol,

The 2018 Dog Licenses are available at the office. A must is a current rabies certificate. One may be on file at the office. All dogs must be licensed by  Dec. 31, 2017. $6.00 fee for altered, $11.00 otherwise.

Taxes

Remember  Tax payers the property taxes for 2017 must be paid by Dec. 31, 2017. The interest will start accruing on Jan. 1, 2018. We dread this time of year for sure.

Wanted..Two positions

Nomination papers are available Dec. 7, 2017 for two elected positions for the Town. Second selectman position, assessor, and overseer of the poor.

A road commissioner for a 3 year term. A minimum of 25 signatures is required and the papers must be returned by Jan. 16, 2018.

Sympathy

It is with great sadness that I report that Lorraine Sullivan ( widow of Jerry) passed away this past week. I remember going to her home and what fun, laughs, and all. Thinking of all of her family and loved one's. She will be missed.

In Unity..Tennessee

Our condolences to the Family of Waymon Giggey, Jr. who has passed away. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Newborn Son has Arrived

Congrats to Kenneth Larrabee and Heather Richardson on the birth of their son, Kaiden Izaac Lee Larrabee born on November 28, 2017 at 6:39 AM. in Bangor at EMMC.  He weighed 6 lbs.15 oz. and was 19 1/4 in. long. Congrats to all the grandparents, and family, too.

Knox Historical Society

Joyce Thompson has informed me that she has received the Calendars for 2018. Contact her if interested 382-6118 or the Town Office, and at Ingraham Equipment. Some of the members may help you get one also. $10.00 plus $3. if you wish it mailed. Many thanks !!

Interesting Item Post

I read on facebook that there were people looking for an escaped patagonia Mara, from the cavy family,like I guess a hare, jackrabbit creature. It was hopping around in Belmont. The game warden was trying to help locate it. Pictures were posted of it. Must have been a sight to see. It hails from Argentina. The owner did get it back. Kind of cold to be out enjoying the landscape. Certainly interesting read.

In Thorndike

Yes, Thorndike and Unity folks, at least some of them are trying to see who can be decorated for the Christmas Season in their Town. Merry and Bright in Thorndike Dec. 8th 5:30 PM. (Zoey and Penny ) friendly competition. In Unity the Historical Society event is Sunday Dec 3, 2017. 4:30 PM. I hope all gets decorated and a lot of fun for all. Bring the kiddos, Santa will be there.

Not much happening

Here it is December already, and where has this year gone to..I hope you all are ready for ole man winter. The snow birds have flown South...Or motored there.

Freedom

On Dec. 9th 9-3 the Rec Committee  has the Craft Fair, and vendors Sale. Silent Auction, and pictures with the Grinch, and more. Sounds like lots of fun !!

Birthdays

Happy Birthday to Ralphy Doughty on Dec 3rd. A Happy Birthday to my brother, Gene Drew on Dec. 12th. Make you both have a great day.

Until next week,

Mt View HS. Craft Fair is Dec. 2nd 9-3. Montville Hist. Society Open House Dec.3rd. 10-2:30  Jackson Food Pantry  Auction  Etc. Dec. 1st 4-7 PM Stocking Stuffer and Dec. 2nd Live Auction 9:30 AM Dec. 3rd Bingo, 10 AM and a Blow Out Sale.8 on till 1 PM. Contact Cindy for info 722-3205.

May you all stay warm, and safe. Thanks all for the Birfthday Wishes on this day the 1st. Happy Birthday to Jim Reed, too.

 

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