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Spiral-bound copies of the March 4, 2014 Town Plan are now available for purchase at the Town Office. Contains seven 11×17 fold-out color maps, including road, agricultural lands, existing land use, and natural resources maps. Cost: $8.00 each.

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Halifax Community Club Meeting

We know of the Halifax Community Hall as the site of events such as slide shows, concerts, senior meals, and public meetings. It takes creative volunteers to ensure that the building remains available for the community. A (too) small cadre of volunteers (which has not included me) has been organizing and staffing the events, raising the needed funds, maintaining the building and grounds, and issuing a monthly newsletter.  It is time for more of us in the greater Halifax community to show our support by becoming active members of the Halifax Community Club.  In addition to the events that are already occurring, there is potential for activities such as Tai Chi classes, pancake breakfasts, potlucks, slide shows, crafting, and book discussions. Let us provide opportunities to meet our neighbors and build community.  Please join us at

6:45 p.m. on Monday, 20 July, 2015
 at the Halifax Community Hall

 (20 Brook Rd) for a productive meeting.  And, mark your calendars for Saturday, 12 September when Bonnie Brown will give a slide presentation about gardens and gardening in New England (details forthcoming).

Contact: Linda Lyon, 802-3468-2211 or LindaALyon@gmail.com

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Saturday, August 1, 2015

Old County Road (former Cody farm), Halifax, Vermont

Seafood Dinner: $37.00
(includes lobster, clam bowl, 1/2 chicken, coleslaw, potato salad, & corn on the cob)

Chicken Dinner: $15.00
(includes 1/2 chicken, coleslaw, potato salad, & corn on the cob)

Children 12 and Under: Chicken dinner half price

Serving 1:00-3:00 p.m.

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The Whitingham-Halifax Lions is active in building a better community with its outreach in eyesight assistance, support for educational services, relief from food insecurity, and helping with local recreation and beautification.  Fundraisers include the Hungry Lion Bike Tour each September right here in Whitingham.  The Lions enjoy local support that enables the club to live up to its motto “We Serve”.  The club was chartered in 1954 and meets twice monthly except during the summer.

To learn more, visit http://www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/whitinghamhalifax/index.php.

Hungry Lion Bike Tour

Enjoy the area’s best foliage by bicycle (or just support the Whitingham-Halifax Lions club’s Holiday Baskets efforts at combating food insecurity, locally) via the Hungry Lion Bike Tour on September 26th, starting from Town Hill in Whitingham.  Festivities, including a BBQ and band, follow all of the bike tours that day.  For more information, to watch the video, or to sponsor or contribute, go to http://www.hungrylionbiketour.com.

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The Whitingham Farmers Market informational meeting and registration will be held June 3, 2015 at 7:00 pm at the Whitingham Municipal Center. If you are interested in becoming a vendor, see the attached for more info.

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VACANCY–PLANNING COMMISSION SECRETARY

 If you would be interested in serving as Secretary to the Halifax Planning Commission,
please send a letter of interest to the Halifax Selectboard, PO Box 127, West Halifax, VT. This is a paid position.
For more information, call or email Robbin Gabriel,
802-368-2590/halifaxsecretary@gmail.com.

 

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The Town of Halifax Selectboard is looking for people
to participate in the creation of a 

HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN

If you are interested, please contact any
member of the Selectboard,
call Robbin Gabriel, 802-368-2590.
or email halifaxsecretary@gmail.com.

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P8280108The old bridge steel “I” beams were removed on the 3rd of September to the town garage. The grass has been planted and there are a few tweeks to be done to complete the effort. The new bridge is now open to all traffic in both directions.

Questions concerning this activity can to addressed to either Earl Holtz or Edward Gay, or any of your select people.

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Lately, the Selectboard has been getting an increasing number of complaints about yards that contain “junk.”  We are asking all residents to consider some spring cleaning (and we’ve love to compile a list of volunteers, if some neighbors need a helping hand).  See the Selectboard Communications Page for details.