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PARKMAN NEWS—MARCH 2018 EDITION

  • The Piscataquis County Republican Committee will hold its biennial caucus on​​ Saturday, March 3rd​​ at the Morton Avenue Gym in Dover-Foxcroft. ​​ The meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m. with the doors opening at 8:30 a.m. to allow the registration of new voters.

 

  • The Piscataquis County Democratic Committee will hold its biennial caucus on​​ Sunday, March 4th​​ in the lower level of the Parkman Town Office. ​​ The meeting will begin at 2:00 p.m. with the doors opening at 1:30 p.m. to allow registration of new voters.

 

  • The Parkman Grange will meet on​​ Tuesday, March 6th​​ at 5:00 p.m. at Don Pepin’s home. ​​ All are welcome to attend this meeting. ​​ To join the Parkman Grange or for more information please contact Sue Manchester at 277-3942.

 

  • Remember to Spring Ahead on​​ Sunday, March 11th​​ at 2:00 a.m. ​​ Set your clocks ahead one hour.

 

  • The Transfer Station is open on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to Noon.

 

  • The annual Town Meeting for Parkman will be held on​​ Saturday, March 17, 2018​​ at 10:30 a.m. at the Parkman Grange Hall. ​​ The Registrar of Voters will be at the Parkman Grange Hall at 10:00 a.m. ​​ Please bring your annual Town Report with you to the Town Meeting. ​​ The reports will be available by March 9th​​ at the Parkman Town Office, KC’s Country Store, and the Transfer Station. ​​ There will be a Town meeting dinner from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., put on by the Grange. ​​ Menu will include chicken pot pie, mashed potatoes, beans, a veggie dish, and assorted desserts. ​​ Admission for the dinner is by donation.

 

  • The​​ Parkman Trailblazers​​ will meet on​​ Tuesday, March 13th​​ at 6:00 p.m. at Jay Marden’s.

 

  • Just a friendly reminder that all motorcycles expire March 31st.

 

  • The Board of Selectmen will meet on​​ Thursday, March 8th​​ and​​ Thursday, March 22nd​​ at 6:00 p.m. in the library of the Parkman Town Office.

 

  • There will be a free community showing of “The Gospel of John” on​​ Friday, March 16th​​ at 6:00 pm. And concluding on​​ Friday, March 30th​​ at 6:00 p.m. ​​ The film is a “faithful and powerful dramatization of Biblical text.” ​​ Snacks and water will be provided during intermission.

 

  • Information on the annual Daddy/Daughter Dance will be posted in April’s edition of Parkman News, but for more information on the event please contact Sue Manchester at 277-3942.

 

  • The Parkman Baptist Church holds worship services every Sunday morning at 10:00 a.m. ​​ All are welcome to attend.

 

  • Fire permits can be obtained at KC’s Country Store from Pam Sukis: 876-4111, and from Danny White at 85 Crow Hill Road: 876-2681.

 

  • The deadline for the online Maine Moose Permit Lottery is 11:59 p.m. on​​ May 15, 2018. ​​ To apply please go to​​ www.mefishwildlife.com. ​​ The Moose Permit drawing will be held in mid-June.

 

  • If you need a birth, death, or marriage certified copy please contact the Parkman Town Office at 876-3730 in advance. ​​ If you are getting married and need your marriage license, please call the Town Office to make an appointment.

 

  • Proof of insurance is required to register all vehicles. ​​ If you do not have your insurance card on you at time of registration you can have your insurance company fax proof of insurance to the Parkman Town Office at 876-9704. ​​ The Town Office also accepts electronic proof of insurance.

 

  • The Parkman Town Office is open Monday and Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. ​​ Our phone number is 876-3730, fax is 876-9704, email is​​ townofparkman@yahoo.com, and website is​​ www.parkmanmaine.com. ​​ Happy First Day of Spring to everyone on March 20th.​​ 😊