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Gayle Hedrington

May 26, 2009


Memorial Day

On Friday, students from Croydon Village School and kindergarten participated in the Annual Memorial Day Parade to the East Village Cemetery. The students paused at the bridge to throw a wreath in the river for veterans lost at sea and then continued their walk down Cash Street to the East Village Cemetery. Bert Smith assisted the students with placing flags on the veteran's graves.  

Bert Smith decorated the graves of veterans in the Four Corners, Croydon Flat, and Pinnacle Cemeteries.

A big thank-you to the Croydon Board of Selectman for the flags along Rt. 10. It is nice to see our town commemorating Memorial Day.


High Speed Internet Update

Bill Thompson met with the Selectboard to discuss internet access available through his company IAMNOW.NET to Croydon residents. Mr. Thompson stated that the service could serve residents on sections of route 10 (line of sight). His company most likely would not serve side streets. Mr. Thompson quoted a rough estimate of $60.00 per month for service. The Selectboard is reviewing his information.


Croydon Historical Society

The Croydon Historical Society is holding its annual yard sale on Saturday, June 20, and is seeking donations. Anyone wishing to donate items for this event can contact Clayton Phillips 863-1119, Bap Kresse 863-1449, or Bert Smith at 863-4027. 

The next meeting of Croydon Historical Society is June 13, 2009 at 10:30 AM - Business meeting. Jan Michel is giving a craft class following the meeting. All are welcome to attend. 

On Wednesday, May 20, the Board of Directors met and voted for the watering trough in Croydon Flat to be on the 2009 Christmas Balls. 


Fire Department

On Saturday, June 13 the Croydon Fire Department is having a flea market and Chicken BBQ.  Tables for the flea market are $15.00 for inside tables and $10.00 for a table outdoors.  


Town News

Summer hours for the transfer station are now in effect and will be opened every  Wednesday  noon - 4:00 p.m. as well as Saturday   8:00 a.m. - noon and Sunday noon - 4 p.m.

2009-2010 Stickers for Transfer Station are available now. Decals are $1.00 and Hanger Decals are $2.00. Last year decals expire on June 30. 

 All dogs must be licensed by June 1, or be subject to a $25.00 fine. 


Two Caught Performing Random Act of Community Service

Mark Archambault and his step son Brad Hooper are responsible for the random act of Community Service.  On Sunday, Mark and Brad were seen mowing the grass on the turn-in  at Croydon Flat.  The area is often neglected and the fresh mowed grass is a welcome sight. Mark and Brad brought the mowers down from their home on Fletcher Road. Thanks for the random act of  Community Service.


Please feel free to contact me with any information, news, announcements or just to say hello at Have a great week.

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