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 Board of Selectmen will meet this summer on Monday, Aug. 1; Monday Aug. 15; Monday, Aug. 29. All meetings start at 7 p.m. and are held at Mallett Hall in the Dewitt Meeting Room.

Music night July 30

at Fuego Diablo

Fuego Diablo has re-scheduled its July Outdoor Music Night to Saturday, July 30, at 52 Loring Lane in Pownal, weather permitting. Attendees should bring their own seating.

Musicians, singers, storytellers, poets and entertainers of all ages and abilities are invited to take the stage at this acoustic venue. Performers requiring gear should bring their own. The evening will run as a folk circle, with each performer doing one piece per revolution of the circle.

Creative world cuisine, including gluten-free and vegetarian-friendly, will be served from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Music begins at 6:30. There will be a fire going in the evening, and guests are welcome to bring supplies for s’mores (including sticks).

The event is free and open to the public. Check Fuego Diablo’s Facebook page for show updates and for videos and photos from past music nights, For more information, call 408-3185.

Special programs

at school library

The Pownal Elementary School Library will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m.-noon, through July 28. A family storytime is at 9:30. All are welcome. For more information, contact Patti Francis at [email protected] or 688-4832.

Beans and more

at UMC supper

The North Pownal United Methodist Church will host a bean supper on Saturday, Aug. 6, at 4:30 p.m., with a time of prayer at 4 for anyone interested. The menu includes yellow, kidney and pea beans, potato salad, cole slaw, spaghetti with meat sauce, homemade brown bread and biscuits, in-house made pickled beets and pickles, homemade pies of many kinds, coffee, tea and punch. The cost is $8, $4 for those age 4-12, and free for children under 4.

Church sets

supper schedule

First Parish Congregational Church, Route 9 in Pownal, will be having church suppers on Aug. 20 and Sept. 17. The menu includes baked beans and spaghetti. Seating is at 5 and 6 p.m. Tickets are $9 and $4 for children 5-12. Children under 5 are free. 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 9:30-11:30 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

resumes in fall

The First Parish Congregational Church of Pownal monthly Men’s Breakfast is in recess for July and August and will resume on Saturday, Sept. 10, at 7:30 a.m. The breakfast 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 Kim Drew, church secretary, at 837-2938.

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 9 a.m.-noon and Thursdays by appointment only at 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 is in recess until Sept. 11. 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]

Tom Hopkins plays the fiddle at a previous music night at Fuego Diablo, 52 Loring Lane.

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