Unity Town News

By Penny Sampson | Jan 11, 2019

penny@unityme.org

It was so pretty this morning with a fresh layer of the fluffy white stuff. It's still not enough to snowmobile on around here; my husband and his pals will be heading up north tomorrow to do a little snowmobiling. Hopefully soon we'll have enough to keep him closer to home. He's at his happiest when he's riding some sort of machinery through the woods.

Larry King reports that there's well over a foot of ice on Unity Pond and the fish are biting. You can access the lake at the boat launch site at Kanokolus. After a day of fishing there are several places to warm up and have a hot or cold drink and some warm eats: Mammie's, Spanky's, UHOP and The Depot Store.

The Unity Snow Dusters Snowmobile Club has recently replaced its roof with a metal one from the Amish. They are looking at making additional upgrades to the clubhouse in the near future.

I encourage you to join the club, even if you are not able to physically help with trail work. Those monies go to keeping the clubhouse open and the trails usable. When you go to register your sled at the Unity Town Office, there are membership forms available there. You can also get one by contacting any of the club members or Josh at Chase Toys.

If you haven't been to Chase Toys lately, you should go check out their new showroom. And, as always, they have a great selection of new and used sleds, ATVs, riding gear, Husqvarna saws and accessories.

Gail Lincoln has opened her consulting agency, Lincoln Associates LLC. It is a parental advocacy coaching service program whose goal is to help parents transition their typically developing and neuro-diverse children through grade school, out of high school, and to find and succeed in the right post-secondary setting. FMI: gail@glincolnassociates.com.

Country Heat is coming to Unity! Cari-Anne will be partnering with the Unity Recreation Department and the Unity Community Center to offer a simple country dance-inspired workout.

Where: Unity Community Center (32 School St.). When: Mondays, 6 to 7 p.m., starting Monday, Jan. 14. Cost: 10-class card for $65; five-class card for $35. Sign up and pay when you come to class. The class card cost is non-refundable. A class card allows you to miss a week here and there. You don't pay for classes you don't attend.

Petitions to run for selectman are available at the Town Office. Tony Avila has already taken his papers out to run for a second term. They are due back in the office by Jan. 21.

There is a winter clothing drive going on from Jan. 14 to 31. You can drop off new or gently used winter clothing at the Community Center or the library at Unity College. These will be made available Feb. 1-15 at the Community Center.

A couple of things are coming up at 93 Main to get you out of the house and enjoy the company of others while listening to some good music. Amy Kercsmar will be playing her harp on Saturday, Jan. 19, at 11:30 a.m. She is an incredibly talented harpist. Sit back and relax with a cup of Jean's great coffee or tea. There will also be an open mic night on Jan. 24 at 6 p.m. with food and drink available.

Two weeks into the New Year and I haven't broken a single resolution. I don't make any.

 

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