3/11-18, The Harley Bike Riders from Town have returned home after spending a week in Florida at the home of Randy and Stacey St.Onge. Their friends stayed with them during the week, George and Holly Riley, Roger Chauvin Jr., their niece Brook St.Onge and friend Bryant. Artie St.Onge and Jenny stayed with his mom Lorraine and kept her company during the evening hours. Lorraine will be coming home before Easter and looks forward to getting home. Stacey will be moving to her new St.Onge Construction Office on 3/27 across from Jolley’s Deli on Route 118.
3/17..Congratulations to Catherine O’Neill, she now has a new title to her name, she is a Great Grandmother to Great Granddaughter Nora O’Neill, of proud new parent Mike and Lisa O’Neill of Delaware, Ohio. Catherine (Kate) makes her home here in town on Oberland Valley Road. (How perfect!! A princess in pink to love and cherish. Congratulations !!)
3/21..Our Niece Pamela Martin Harris has returned home in So. Carolina after spending a month with her parents Bud and Roberta Martin in Enosburg. She got to shovel snow during our recent nor’easter storms and help her parents. She had fun visiting with her sisters, brother and cousins. She will return later in the Spring or early Summer to help with the outside gardening.
3/29..The Quilting Circle will meet at the home of Jeannette Sylvesters at noontime and everyone will bring their own lunch and we can sit around and chat while we eat. We will demonstrate to Sue Tillotson how to make pillow slips, as she has requested our help. We will make pot holders, bring in ShowNTell, and sunshine quilts, we have 10 sunshine quilts made for our goal of 25 for the year; and any other ideas that you might have on your mind. Thanks for the news SueP, I hope you ladies all have a wonderful day to chat, eat and sew.
There will be a Blood Drive on Sunday, April 8, at St.Isidore’s Parish Hall from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Walk ins are always welcome. To schedule an appointment call 1- 800-Red-Cross or email at redcrossblood.org Raffles and prizes donated by locals. Hosted by St.Isidore’s Parish and Montgomery Emergency Services.
Reminder: The United Methodist Women will have their Spring Rummage and Bake Sale on May 5, From 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. We are now accepting things and can be left on the Church steps at your convenience. 20 Fuller Bridge Road, Montgomery Village, Vt. Info call Lois at 326-4651.. If you have large household items and want to donate.
Happy Birthday to: Marty Lumbra, Brenda Combs 4/3; Lorraine Gillis 4/4; Ruth Piangrelli, Nancy Martinson 4/5; Jack Goss, Megan Stanley, Hubert Daberer, Richard & Chris Ryea, Joe St. Cyr, Alyssa Fuller, Denise Domina 4/6; Florence Vavoudis, Jesse Soule, Micky Doheny, Allen Hulbert 4/7.
**Overheard.. I know a girl that can play the piano by ear..Oh Really.. I know a man that fiddles with his whiskers.** Have a nice week folks and next Sunday NO Fooling..its Easter Sunday!! M.L.T.A. God Bless!!!
TOWN of MONTGOMERY
ASSISTANT to the SELECTBOARD
The Assistant to the Selectboard serves as a representative of the Selectboard, performing administrative duties for the Selectboard, and executing special projects at the direction of the board, requiring a thorough knowledge of the needs and responsibilities of the Town and its departments.
Position is for 10/hrs. a week, compensation commensurate with experience. Applications will be accepted until 5pm April 13th. Full job description here. Questions can be directed to the Town Clerk at (802)-326-4719, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
CONGRATULATIONS to Elle Purrier, won her first NCAA National Championship in the mile race at the NCAA Indoor Championship in College Station, Texas. I heard about your winnings at Church by Sally Newton, she is great about keeping up in sports. I then read about your achievements in the County Courier and want to extend our Congratulations and Best Wishes. We are all proud of you Elle!!
3/18 WOW..the weatherman got it right this time and we were COLD this morning we had 8 below at 7 a.m. BRRRRRR!!!
3/12..The Springtime Community Luncheon” was held at the Community Center For Arts (upstairs hall). There were many Community Members coming to enjoy a delicious hot meal. Thanks to the ones preparing the four different kinds of soup, breads, cookies, coffee, OJ, and water. Our cooks were Sharon Perry, Sue Baddorf, and Joey Buttendorf making the soups, Wendy Howard making bread and cookies. I had a wonderful time meeting some of the people I had not met before and that was good for me. I met our librarian Madeline Humbleton and her handsome nine month old son Leo, I held him while his Mommy ate dinner and then when she finished he woke up and wanted his lunch. I met George Kernan, he now resides with his daughter Maryann Woods, found out on the way home that he was celebrating his 93rd Birthday, SO, Wendy and I sang Happy Birthday to him. Then I met Kenny Miller, reacquainted myself with Val Schadinger, and a lovely young Miss Chloe Hardy, she came volunteering to help clean-up. It was all so well organized and everyone had a wonderful time, the fellowship time was amazing, so enjoyable. A very SPECIAL THANKS to all for your kindness and thoughtfulness. What a wonderful start for a Monday!! And it wasn’t snowing.
3/12..When I arrived home and coming across my front lawn a car drove up and needed information, she and her daughter were looking for a Supermarket, I directed her back to the Center, for Sylvesters. But one word lead to another and I asked where she was from and she said “Honolulu” she met up with her daughter in Canada and came down to Jay to go skiing. She said that they were down here when we got a big storm a few years ago and Jay got 4 feet of snow. I said “well we have our 3 storm on the way for this week, it could happen again.” They were so pleasant and nice to talk too. Maybe I should open an information booth??? When I worked at the Post office several people come in wanting info about something here in Montgomery. It sure is a beautiful little town!!
3/13… Our 500 Card Club was held at the Dairy Center Restaurant with Sue Peters as our March hostess. We gathered for 11:30 and once we were all there we ate Chicken-n-biscuit dinner and Sue had prepared a Crème-de-menthe dessert that was so delicious. We were ready to play cards around 12:30 and we were playing our last 6 rounds of cards and will go back to 8 in April. It worked out good for March as we were getting the snow dumped on us from our 3rd Nor’easter storm and just heard there is a 4th one heading up the coast. The highest score went to Marge Cummings 3400; second high was Linda Van Gieson 3240; low score to Denise Baker with 880; and Lois Lumbra had most horses 5. Subs for the afternoon were Rita St.Onge playing for Sue Cherrier, and Helen Parent playing for Lorraine Gillis, both absent ladies were in Florida, a good place to be!!! Sue had prepared veggies and fruit platters and dips, candy and cashews, for snacking and in addition she gave each of us a homemade St. Patricks bowl for treats or could be worn for a hat and we did, and then she gave us a shamrock necklace. Thanks so much Sue for all your kindness!! We were all very appreciative to Lise Gates and Crew for welcoming us to have our card party there, we all enjoyed the afternoon and the restaurant was so well decorated for St. Patricks Day, THANK-YOU!!! Our April hostess will be Jeannette Sylvester at her home in St. Albans.
3/18..Howard and Kathy (Jewett) King held their annual Corned Beef and Cabbage dinner at their home with family members, Gerald and Cheryl Jewett, Wayne and Evelyn Jewett, Bobby and Donna Jewett, Sister Geraldine Lumbra, Nephew Jeff Jewett and a Niece Angie Woodward. Its always a wonderful and enjoyable get together.
Happy Birthday to: Allen Baker 3/26; Darren Dervik 3/27; Katie Brooks, Lucy Hulbert 3/30.
**When Rex was younger he used to do push-up, sit-up, and pull-ups every morning to keep in shape. Now that he is older he still does but now its to put on his shirt, pants and shoes.** Hope you all have enjoyed the nice white stuff we got this last week, truthfully it has settled down so fast with the nice sunshine we have received Saturday and Sunday afternoon. Take care folks and share your news with me. M.L.T.A. God Bless!!!
Let it snow..let it snow..this month is bringing with it lots of snow. Maybe it will be good for the sugar makers.
Connie McFarland and daughter Nancy and husband Craig Benson and their three children Clay, Travis and Alyssa; daughter Jane and her husband Joe Sanpetrino; son Raymond McFarland all went to Disneyworld in Florida for a week. They stayed at the Boardwalk Hotel, while there the children had plenty of fun on the rides. Connie told me the temperature was in the 80’s and no rain while they were there. She added that it was her sixth time to Disneyworld. Just to be with her children and grandchildren was so enjoyable and everyone had a marvelous time.
Pamela J. Marshall attended a beautiful Jack and Jill Baby Shower for her niece Kelsey Jacobs and Jesse Wells on Saturday, March 10, held at the American Legion Hall in Enosburg. A very special guest went to her own shower with her Mommy and Daddy, there they announced the arrival of their daughter Raelynn born on February 20, she weighed 5 lbs-12.4 ounces and was 18 inches long, YES, she decided to come early, she is absolutely beautiful! The Baby Shower was given by Kelsey’s Mom Louise and Sister Ashley Jacobs and Jesse’s Mom Kim Willequer and Friend Taylor Randall, doing the beautiful decorations and delicious refreshments. The cake was made by Greenwood Bakery in Richford. Kelsey and Jesse received many-many adorable gifts for their little daughter Raelynn. It was all so wonderful and appreciative, everyone enjoyed great afternoon, and got to meet their little daughter. (Ribbons and Bows and sweet baby toes…Congratulations on the birth of your sweet baby girl)
3/16. There will be a “ RABIES CLINIC” this Friday at the Montgomery Fire Station, from 4:30-5:15 p.m. You can register your dog at the same time, PLEASE bring your latest Rabies Receipt.
4/1..We Welcome anyone wanting to bring Spring Flowers or Easter Lilies in memory or honor for Easter Sunday, at the Montgomery United Methodist Church, our Worship time is 9 a.m.
Happy Birthday to: Aiden Smith 3/18; Ariella Chambers 3/19; Rebecca Blanchard, Barry Kade 3/20; Jim Poirier, Avery Stanley 3/21; Owen Joyal, Mark Baddorf, Melinda Ryea 3/23.
**An elderly man went to listen to a HEALTH CARE expert give his version of all the foods we should not eat. After his speech was finished he asked the people there; “can anyone here tell me which food causes the most grief and suffering for years after eating it.?” The elderly man stood up and said, “WEDDING CAKE.” This is all folks..enjoy. This week is Corned-beef and Cabbage week for many of us..YUMMY! Remembering , when I grew up, my Mom and Dad processed all our own meats and the taste was so much different than what we purchase at the super market today and CHIPPED BEEF. We were a large family and had our own beef, pork, eggs, poultry. Amazing!!! M.L.T.A. (hipam)