Montville Town News

By Fran Gonzalez | Feb 09, 2018

Happy belated Valentine's Day everyone.

News from Montville Town Office

Montville's municipal audit has been scheduled for March 1st. Unfortunately the report will not be available in time for the town meeting. The selectmen proposed it could be posted on the town website, sent out in an email, and available in print at the town office.

Montville Fire Chief John York advised the board the firehouse roof has developed a leak and that Mitchell’s Roofing will be repairing it.

The Town Office will be closed on Monday Feb. 19 in observance of the President’s Day Holiday. There will be a selectboard meeting that night.

Montville Town Meeting has been set for March 24th at 10:00 a.m.  – mark your calendars!

A reminder about a potluck supper for Pastor Steve Daniels Wednesday, February 21 at 5 to 7 p.m. at the Liberty Community Hall on Route 220. Pastor Steve of the Liberty Baptist Church has been in Rhode Island for some time now due to medical issues.  We need donations of food/drink and the dinner itself will be by donation. Please come support Steve and Jane! For more information contact Lori Mayer at 589-4141 or email, or Beth Bartlett at 323-8905. Check out their event page at

Riley's Wish Winter Games & Derby will be happening February 17 at Lake St. George State Park. Festivities begin with a pancake breakfast at the Liberty Community Hall from 6 to 7:30. Breakfast is by donation and limited edition sweatshirts will be on sale starting at 5:45. The games and derby will kick off at 8:00 a.m. at Lake St. George State Park. There will be a horseshoe tournament, obstacle course, tug of war, two person sled race and a life size Jenga game to name a few activities. Raffle and Derby tickets go on sale at 5:45 am and can also be purchased at the State Park starting at 8:00 a.m. All proceeds benefit The Riley H. Boulay Scholarship Fund.

Liberty Library News

Monday, Feb. 26, 6:30 p.m.

Steve Byers, Clinical Herbalist, will take a close look at our gut microbiome, the food we eat, and the way that herbal medicine has influenced gut health throughout time. Check out his website at for more information.

The talented Cindy Schofield is back with another exhibit of her cross-stitch samplers during February. Before Cindy and her family moved to Montville, she operated a craft store in Rhode Island. The counted cross-stitch samplers were made for examples to hang on the walls at the shop. Cross-stitch, in which the thread is sewn in an x shape, is one of the most widely used stitches in needlework.

Liberty Town Meeting is March 24 at 9:00 a.m. at the Liberty Community Hall on Route 220.

That's about it for this week. Until next time.


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