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Sunday, November 19, 2017

Perkinsville Community Church Annual CHristmas Candle Light Service

Perkinsville VT Community Church on Rt. 106 "Annual Christmas Candle Light Service" Sunday, December 10, 5:00 p.m. Holiday carols, harp, guitar, chime choir, vocals, piano, organ, flute, violin. All are welcome. Come and enjoy an evening of music and Christmas scripture readings.

Suicide Warning Signs

Out of the Darkness Walks
Please help us #StopSuicide by sharing these suicide warning signs. To learn more on the warning signs, please visit afsp.org/signs

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

I-91-S Motor Vehicle Accident - Use Caution

**UPDATE: Both lanes on 91-S at MM 47.2 are temporarily shut down at this time. Updates to follow.**
Ascutney Fire Department is on scene of a motor vehicle accident on I 91 MM 47.2. 91 N BND IS OPEN BOTH LANES...SOUTH BND HIGHSPEED LANE WILL BE SHUT DOWN FOR EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME

Post-Thanksgiving Contra Dance


at the Weathersfield Center Church
Come and use that food energy from feasting! Dance to the calling of Dudley Laufman and enjoy your neighbors.

Friday, November 24, 7:30, Weathersfield Center Church and Meeting House.
All welcome. 
This is a great dance for children, families, beginners and all who love a traditional New England dance.

Entrance is $8 or $15 for a family.

Weathersfield Monthly Pot Luck

Tuesday, November 21, 12 noon, at Perkinsville VT Community Church Vestry. Bring a hot dish, salad or dessert. Beverages and paper goods are provided. All are welcome. Come and join the group for good food and conversation. Contact: Lorraine Zigman 802-263-5245;lzigman@comcast.net

Wood Heat 2.0


Learn about the new clean burning technologies for heating residential and small commercial buildings with Vermont's local, renewable fuel.
TUESDAY, NOVENBER 14TH - 6:00 P.M.
CAVENDISH TOWN OFFICE - 37 HIGH ST.,
CAVENDISH
Pellet stoves, wood boilers, high efficiency wood furnaces, clean burning woodstoves, and efficient fireplaces are being used in homes, businesses, schools and large buildings around the state.
     Designs and costs of these options will be discussed.

A free workshop from the Cavendish Energy Committee

Town of Weathersfield is Looking for Volunteers!!!

The Town of Weathersfield is looking for volunteers to serve on the Towns Budget Committee. If you would like to serve on this committee please email weathersfield@weathersfield.org or send a letter of request to the Town office.


Please include in the letter:
• Name
• Address
• Phone #
• Email address
• Reason you feel you would be a good candidate to participate in the interview process.
The letters will be reviewed by the Town Manager and Selectboard, and four people will be chosen to participate in the first round of interviews.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Chester Police Dept. Request Your Assistance to Identify Individual



The Chester Police Department is asking the public to help identify the person in this picture.
If you have any information please contact Officer Woodell at 802-875-2035, or adam.woodell@vermont.gov

Valley Health Connections offers Assistance for Open Enrollment

Valley Health Connections offers assistance for Open Enrollment


Valley Health Connections will once again be providing in-person enrollment assistance for Vermont Health Connect Open Enrollment to residents of Windsor and Windham County, starting Nov. 1 and ending on Dec. 15.
http://www.themessage.news/news/2017-10-25/Front_Page/Valley_Health_Connections_offers_assistance_for_Op.html

Vermont Trapping Season Has Begun - Learn About Trapping Rules and Regulations

Vermont's trapping seasons start this weekend. Click on the link for more information about Vermont's trapping rules and regulations.
Furbearers that are legally harvested for human use are always common and abundant. Use the links below for more information on hunting and trapping furbearers.
VTFISHANDWILDLIFE.COM


http://www.vtfishandwildlife.com/hunt/furbearers_and_trapping/

Hunter Access Seminar for Vermont Landowners



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Hunting can be one of the most valuable tools for wildlife conservation and private land stewardship.

Come learn the benefits of a good relationship between landowners and hunters, how to make sure it is a partnership that works for both, and how to manage hunter access at a free seminar this fall for landowners. 

Co-hosted by the nonprofit Vermont Coverts, department staff will: introduce you to who hunters are and what hunting is and is not; review landowner rights and the laws and regulations that govern hunting; and provide a forum to discuss concerns about hunters or hunting on your property. 

The seminar will be held on Thursday, November 9th from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Springfield State Office Complex, 100 Mineral Street, Springfield 05156. Main Floor conference room (enter through front doors and turn left). 

“While everyone is welcome, this seminar is designed for new landowners and those with limited experience with hunters and hunting,” said Chris Saunders of the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department. “We’ll address many of the facts and myths about hunting and hunters and we won’t shy away from the real concerns some landowners have with public access.” 

Pre-registration is not required. For more information, contact Chris Saunders at chris.saunders@vermont.gov or (802)343-5487.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request. Please include a description of the accommodation you will need. Individuals making such requests must include their contact information. Please email cathering.gjessing@vermont.gov or call the office staff at 802-828-1000 (voice), 1-800-253-0191 (TTY).


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Please Correct Phone Number for Dispatch in Your 2017 Directory

The contact number in the 2017 Directory has the incorrect number for Dispatch.
Please correct it in your copy.
The correct number is 802-674-2185.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused you.

The Weathersfield Directory Volunteers

Wilderness Saftey Precautions for This Fall

Vermont Fish & Wildlife
Remember to practice good wilderness safety when you're heading out this fall. Remember that a pleasant, sunny November quickly turn into freezing nighttime temperatures if end up getting caught out after dark. Here are a few simple precautions to follow when heading afield this fall:
• Tell someone where you are going and when you expect to return, and check back in with that person when you are out of the woods.
• Always bring two light sources and extra batteries. A simple flashlight can mean the difference between making it home safely and spending a cold night alone in the woods. A cell phone is not an acceptable light source, as the battery quickly wears down when the flashlight is being used.
• Wear proper clothing and footwear, and dress in layers. Bring along a waterproof jacket and pants, as well as high-loft insulation for keeping warm. Avoid cotton clothing, which can easily soak up water. Instead, choose wool, down, or synthetic materials.
• Bring food and water. 
• Pack a map and compass and familiarize yourself with the area ahead of time. A GPS unit is also useful as long as you know how to use it. 
• Create a small survival kit and bring it with you every time you head out. This should include several fire-starting devices such as matches and lighters, fire-starting materials, a large plastic bag for keeping dry, a good knife, a whistle for signaling, and extra non-perishable food.

Windsor County Drug Collection Sites

Windsor County Prevention Partners - WCPP
Drug Take Back Day is this Saturday, October 28th. This is a great opportunity to get rid of unwanted medications and to help keep pills out of the wrong hands and out of our waterways.

It's Almost Halloween, Be Nice, Be Patient