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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 dummerstonlibvt@gmail.com, or drop it off at the library, in the Dummerston Community Center on West Street.

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