Friday, Sept. 27
An evening with Archer Mayor
PUTNEY -- Next Stage Arts Project Stage is thrilled to present an evening with Vermont’s own crime writer, Archer Mayor at 7:30 p.m., at Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill.
Mayor is a local hero with a national reputation, a beloved hometown son who writes about the streets, towns and community that students and community members know intimately. His latest book is "Three Can Keep a Secret" (Minotaur Books, Oct. 1) in which Investigator Joe Gunther deals with the aftermath of Hurricane Irene.
Tickets are $10 general admission, available online at www.nextstagearts.org.
Rummage sale at church
PITTSTOWN, N.Y. -- On Friday and Saturday, a rummage and bake sale will be held at the Pittstown United Methodist Church Hall. On Friday it will run from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Clothing, jewelry, books, toys, and household goods, as well as a bake and food sale will be offered both days. On Saturday, fill two bags at $2 a bag and get the third bag free. For more information, call Herb at 518-596-0003 or Jody at 518-663-8156. Norshaft Lions tag sale
NORTH BENNINGTON -- On Friday through Sunday, Sept. 27 to 29, the Norshaft Lions will hold a tag sale at Norshaft Lions Park. Hours are Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Donations will be accepted. For more information, call Laura Meehan at 802-442-6350.
Parkinson’s Support Group will meet
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- The Northern Berkshire Parkinson’s Support Group will hold its next meeting on Friday, Sept. 27. This meeting begins at 10:30 a.m. at Williamstown Savings Bank, 795 Main St., lower level board room. This month’s program will be presented by Scarlet Watson, a speech therapist with Gentiva.
Watson will discuss and answer questions such as "Does age affect swallowing?" Does Parkinson’s affect speech?"
The public is welcome and we encourage new members and caregivers to attend this very informative session. For more information, contact Bob Morrow at 413-458-8522.
Spaghetti dinner to meet Democratic candidates
HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. -- Hoosick First and the Town of Hoosick Democratic Party will host a spaghetti dinner on Friday, Sept. 27, at the Polish Hall in Hoosick Falls from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The event will give the public an opportunity to meet the Hoosick First/Democratic candidates for the upcoming Nov. 5 town election. These candidates are: Mark Surdam for town supervisor, Michael Hickey and Dave Sutton for town council, William Shiland III for highway superintendent, Sue Stradinger for town clerk and Tom Restino for town justice.
Tickets are on sale at Thorpe’s Pharmacy in the Village, or from Bob Ryan 518-686-4857, Mark Surdam 518-686-0745, Maggie Casey 518-686-3028, Marie O’Neil 518-686-4829, Ellen Scott 518-686-7769, Bob Melesky 518-686-5069, Kevin O’Malley 518-686-9460 and Michael Hickey 518-203-8798. Tickets will also be sold at the door and takeouts will be available.
Woodford resident taxes due
WOODFORD -- Saturday, Sept. 28 is the last day to pay your Real Estate taxes to the Town of Woodford. Post Marks are not accepted. Treasurer’s office will be open on Saturday from 9 to 12.
All quarterly water and sewer bills due
BENNINGTON -- This is a reminder that all quarterly water and sewer bills (both flat and metered) are due Friday, Oct. 4. Payments may be made by personal check, bank check, money order or cash at the town offices. The town office is located at 205 South St. They are open Monday through Friday and accept payments between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. For a stamped receipt, you must bring both portions of the bill with you.
If you wish to pay by credit card, you must call the phone number at the top of your bill (official payments). We do not accept the credit cards at the town office.
If you have any questions or concerns, call the Bennington Water Department at 442-1037.