Searsmont News

By Janette Brewster | Jan 18, 2013



Well, this month will be almost over as you are reading this. It seems we are in for a cold week. So glad to be getting the house back in order after our trip to New York and the holidays.


Post Office news


The U.S. Postal Service is soliciting proposals from private persons or firms to deliver mail in the Searsmont area. If you are interested, or know someone who is looking for work, see the postmaster or call the Northern Transportation CMT office at 860-285-7123 for instructions on how to apply online via the Web Based eSourcing program. For more information contact the Searsmont Post Office. Some information is also available at the Searsmont Town Office during normal business hours. The contract begins on April 1.

From the Town Office

Jan. 31 is the end of the town’s fiscal year. All unpaid taxes on record as of Feb. 1 will be listed in the Town Report. It is also the last day to register dogs before the $25 per dog late fee takes effect.

Thursday, Feb. 7, the department head meeting will be at 7 p.m. in the conference area of the Town Office.

Tuesday, Feb 19, the Planning Board will present the proposed Comprehensive Plan Update and proposed changes to the Ordinance from 7-9 p.m. in the meeting room on the lower level of the community building.

Thursday, Feb. 21, the town’s annual budget meeting will be at 7 p.m. in the meeting room on the lower level of the community building.

Waldo County General Hospital is sponsoring free community wellness classes in Liberty. Yoga, non-impact aerobics, healthy cooking classes (registration required), family circuit training and snowshoeing winter hikes are all being offered. Information on these classes will be posted on the bulletin board in the Town Office, or call Summer Higgins at 338-9359 for more information or to register for the cooking classes.

Lost and found

Found on Woodsman Hill Rd. in Searsmont on Jan. 15, a brand-new quilt from Sears still in the package. If you are missing this, please contact Sharon S. at 342-5236 or Janette B. at 342-2116 for further information.

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