Happy Halloween and here’s your treat or trick as the case may be. Today is the last day to pay your property taxes without interest and to obtain an absentee ballot for the Nov. 5 election in which there are five bond questions for your consideration.
Speaking of Election Day, there will be a Hunter’s Supper at the First Congregational Church at 5:30 p.m. featuring an assortment of main dishes, salads, biscuits and desserts. The cost is $7 for adults and $3 for children under 12. So come for a great meal and while you’re in the “village” vote either before or after.
On Wednesday, Nov. 6, there are two important events you might wish to participate. There will be a Flu Shot Clinic at the Town Hall beginning at 9 a.m. and lasting until noon. The fee is free for those showing their Medicare or Mainecare insurance cards and $25 for all others. Call Karen Swan at 392-4031 for more information. In the evening at 7 p.m. the Snow Valley Sno-Goers snowmobile club will hold a regular meeting at their club house located off Route 5. Members and friends are invited to attend. I’ve been told there are route signs already posted in various places as we look forward to Mother Nature’s white covering.
Those of you who like a good old fashioned hymn sing will have the opportunity to join with family and friends at the First Congregational Church on Sunday, Nov. 17 at 2 p.m. in singing old favorites accompanied by pianist, Linda Dyer. There will be a free will offering to support the Food Pantry which serves our community and I’m sure the pantry will be more than glad to accept any donations of canned food or other non-perishables. The pantry is coming up on its busy season of Thanksgiving and Christmas baskets to help those in need in our community and you can be a part of that by your support.
If you don’t know, the Crockett Bridge is no longer in existence, but in the near future will be replaced because of cooperation between the State DOT, and local construction owner, Steve Swasey.
Andover made the November-December issue of Yankee Magazine. See page 72 where Sharon Hutchins and the Educational Fund and Hungry Kingdom project are featured along with two other New Englanders who make a difference in their communities. Thanks to Sharon for helping us hit the “big time.”