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.


The Planning Board will meet Wednesday, Dec. 16, at 7 p.m., at Mallett Hall. The Planning Board has scheduled two workshops for back lot and single lot ordinance review, Wednesday, Jan. 6 and Wednesday, Jan. 27. Both start at 8 a.m.. at Mallett Hall.

The Pownal Board of Selectmen will meet Monday, Dec. 28, at 7 p.m., at Mallett Hall.

Food pantry on Wednesdays

The North Pownal United Methodist Church Food Pantry on 851 Lawrence Road is now open every Wednesday from 9:30-11:30 a.m. The pantry never knows from week to week what it will be getting. Fellowship, coffee and snacks are served before food distribution. The pantry helps those in need and welcomes everyone. Donations are appreciated. The church office number is 688-4938.

Men’s breakfast

First Parish Church of Pownal hosts a Men’s Breakfast the first Saturday of each month, at 7:30 a.m., at the church, open to any men who want to come, regardless of affiliation. The Rev. John Wentworth leads the discussions.

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., led by the Rev. Raymond St. Pierre. Sunday School for children and adults begins at 10:30 a.m. St. Pierre’s hours are Wednesday from 8 a.m.-noon and by appointment only in the afternoon. Thursdays by appointment only. The church phone number is 688-4938. The website is for more information. The website also contains St. Pierre’s email link. Weekly sermons are on the website, as well.

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. Choir has started and anyone wishing to join is welcome to come to rehearsals on Tuesdays at 6:15 p.m. For more information, call the Rev. John Wentworth, 688-4846, or email [email protected]

Pownal Girl Scout Troop 1774 has earned its Bronze Award, the highest award for Junior Girl Scouts. They hand painted eight, 30-gallon aluminum trash cans that were placed at locations around Pownal, including the North Pownal United Methodist Church, Pownal Elementary School, Town Hall, Short Stop, post office and fire department. Members of the troop recently delivering a trash can to the Pownal Post Office are, from left, Riley Simon, Maisy St. Cyr, Katlyn Mosier and Allison Brown.

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