Searsmont News

By Janette Brewster | Jan 25, 2013



Boy, has it been just so ... cold! It's been a unbelievably cold week, thank goodness at least we had a beautiful sun most days. I have been just content to stay in and enjoy my radiant heat floors and haven't been out unless absolutely necessary.


Searsmont 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 you can register your dog(s) 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 at 7 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.

WCGH 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 you can call Sumer Higgins at 338-9359 for more information or to register for the cooking classes.

Cribbage nights for February

Fridays, Feb. 1 , and 15 at 7 p.m. there will be game nights downstairs at the Searsmont Community Building on Route131/Main St. Bring your boards, cards and a partner for a fun night out.

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