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 Pownal Board of Selectmen will meet Monday, Feb. 8, and Monday, Feb. 22. Both meetings start at 7 p.m., at Mallett Hall.

Fuego Diablo hosts music night

Fuego Diablo will host its first Open Mic Music Night of 2016 on Saturday, Feb. 13, at 6:30 p.m., at 52 Loring Lane in Pownal. Musicians, singers, storytellers, poets and entertainers of all ages and abilities are invited to take the stage at this intimate acoustic venue. The event is free. A sign-up sheet is available and impromptu collaborations are always welcome. Seating is limited. Creative world cuisine, including gluten-free and vegetarian, is served from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Beginning its fourth season, Fuego Diablo is the creative endeavor of musician/composer Jamie Pearson and artist/writer Wren Pearson at their home in Pownal. What began as an avenue to meet local musicians during the winter has blossomed into an expanding community of performers.

For videos and photos from past music nights, see For more information, call ring 408.3185.

College honors

Nazareth College, Rochester, N.Y., has named Brittney Shelton of Pownal to the dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester. Shelton is studying music therapy. A student’s grade point average must be at least 3.5 or above, and they must complete 12 credit hours of graded work that semester in order to be included on the dean’s list at Nazareth.

Joseph Minieri of Pownal made the dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta This designation is awarded to undergraduate students who have a 3.0 or higher academic average for the semester.