Office hours

The Town Office, at Mallett Hall, is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday 8:30 a.m.-6:30 and closed Friday. It will be closed Monday, Sept. 7, for Labor Day.


The Pownal Board of Selectmen will meet Tuesday, Sept. 8 and Tuesday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m., in Mallett Hall. All meetings are public and public participation is encouraged.

Planning Board workshops will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 9 and Wednesday, Sept. 23, at 8 a.m., at Mallett Hall.

Methodist church serving beans

The North Pownal United Methodist Church, 851 Lawrence Road, will host a baked bean and spaghetti supper, Saturday, Sept. 5, from 4:30-6 p.m., at the church. On the menu are three kinds of beans, spaghetti with meat sauce, potato salad, cole slaw, biscuits and brown bread, pickled beets and assorted homemade pies. Tickets are $8, $3 for children 4-12 and free for children 3 and under. The church is handicapped accessible. For more information, call Kim, 865-3517.

Pasta dinner aids food pantry

The North Pownal United Methodist Church, 851 Lawrence Road, is hosting a pasta dinner Saturday, Sept. 12, from 4:30-6 p.m., to benefit the food pantry. On the menu are chicken Alfredo with broccoli, spaghetti with meatballs, macaroni and cheese, salads, bread and beverage, strawberry shortcake and chocolate cake. The cost is $8, $3 for children and free for children 4 and younger. For more information, call Tom Harlow, 407-3081

Beans, spaghetti on supper menu

On Saturday, Sept. 19, the First Parish Congregational Church 422 Hallowell Road, Pownal, hosts a baked bean and spaghetti supper, with settings at 5 and at 6 p.m. Tickets are $8, $4 for children 5-12 and free for children under 5. To reserve tickets, call Lois at 688-4433.

Food pantry on Wednesdays

The North Pownal United Methodist Church food Pantry on 851 Lawrence Road is now open every Wednesday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. The pantry never knows from week to week what it will be getting. Fellowship, coffee and snacks are served before food distribution. If any farmers or others would like to donate to the pantry, contact the Rev. Ray St. Pierre, 837-0682, or Deb Larrabee, 240-1637. The church office number is 688-4938. The pantry helps those in need and welcomes everyone.

Church services

Prayer, Praise and Worship, with the Rev. Raymond St. Pierre, is held every Thursday at 6:30 p.m., at the North Pownal United Methodist Church, 851 Lawrence Road. For more information, call St. Pierre at 837-0682 or Lay Leader Deb Larrabee at 240-1637.

North Pownal United Methodist Church worship service is Sunday at 9 a.m. Sunday School for children and adults is at 10:30 a.m.

St. Pierre’s hours are Wednesdays from 8 a.m.-noon p.m., by appointment in the afternoon and Thursdays by appointment. The church phone is 688-4938. The church’s website,, also has an email link for the pastor.

The First Parish Congregational Church, Route 9, worship service is Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School for all ages is 11 a.m.-noon. Bible Study meets at the church on Tuesday at 7 p.m. For more information, call the Rev. John Wentworth, 688-4846, or email [email protected]

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