For details on town government committees & boards, see the
“Government” section of the site. The town needs volunteers for the
- Fire Department (see contact below)
- Rescue Squad (see contact below)
- Emergency Management—Shelter operations (see contact below)
Meet at the Firehouse, Mondays, Wednesdays, 9AM to 10 AM; Tuesdays, Thursdays, 8AM to 9 AM. Open to any man or woman over age 35; bring a towel and water, and wear something comfortable; a $5/month donation for the Fire Dept. is requested. More info is available from Denise Gibeault.
Meetings are held at 7PM at the old stone schoolhouse on 22A across from the telco, the first Wednesday of the month, March through December. All interested persons are welcome to attend. Contact Sue MacIntire for more info.
Book Discussion Group
Meets third Wednesday each month, except December at 7PM; Platt Library. All are welcome; once we choose what to read and discuss, books are made available through the Library.
All are welcome; see the school website for more info: shorehamschool.org.
Monthly, Location varies; conatct Ginny VanHazinga [-5420] or Mary Jane James [-5108]
(monthly, 3rd Thursday) held at the Tri-Town office, 7PM, corner of Rte 22A and Middle Road in Bridport. If you need to get hooked up, you need to go to a meeting.
Fire & First Response
The Fire Department meets twice a month at the Firehouse for their monthly business and training meetings; First Response meets monthly for Business and Trainiing. For info on joining, contact Dick Treadway about the First Response (-8361), and Jeff Treadway about the Fire Department (-2107).
Emergency Management Committee
Meets on irregular basis according to need. Contact Robin Conway, EMC Coordinator, for details (-2668)
Economic Development Task Force
Meets sporadically—contact Barbara Wilson, 7-5430, Chair.
- PIPELINE INFO—Information page
- Strawberry Festival—June 20 (See calendar).
- Vt Gas Meeting—June 25 (see Calendar)
- Town's Gas Work Group—July 2; Panel discussion (see Calendar)
- Newsletter Deadline—August 20
Town Clerk: M,T,Th,F 9-12, 1-4; closed Weds.; 897-5841
Platt Library: M 11-7, W 2-7, Th 2-7, Sat 9-1:00; 897-2647
Burn Permits—Permits are requiredâ€”-contact the Fire Warden the day of, or day before, the expected burn. Workdays: 897-5711; Eves. before 9:00PM, Mornings, after 6:00AM, Weekends: 897-5712; Fire Dept. response for un-permitted burns billed at $150/truck