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The Commons
Town and Village

Dummerston briefs

Originally published in The Commons issue #420 (Wednesday, August 9, 2017). This story appeared on page C2.

Town approves Rescue Inc. contract

DUMMERSTON—DUMMERSTON — The Selectboard unanimously voted to approve the Fiscal Year 2018 contract with Rescue, Inc. for comprehensive emergency medical services.

The town will pay Rescue monthly, for a total of $42,182. Selectboard Chair Zeke Goodband noted the fee hasn't gone up since last year.

Tax bills due Aug. 21

DUMMERSTON — The first payment for town property taxes is due at the Town Treasurer's office no later than Monday, Aug. 21, at 5 p.m.

The town reminds residents that payments sent by mail should be sent in advance of Aug. 21. A postmark isn't considered proof of a timely payment. The town also offers the option of direct debit payments from your checking or savings accounts. Call the Town Clerk at 802-257-1496 to learn more.

Part-time librarian sought

WEST DUMMERSTON — The Lydia Taft Pratt Library is seeking a librarian to be in charge of the day-to-day operation of the public library of the town of Dummerston. The librarian is responsible for providing library services to adults and children, including maintaining the book and audio-visual collections, providing/arranging programs and outreach services, and continuing to expand and upgrade technology.

Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree, library experience, and technology and organizational skills. The position is for 12 hours a week. To apply, submit a resume and the names of three references to the Board of Trustees by Aug. 15 at, or drop it off at the library, in the Dummerston Community Center on West Street.

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