Town of Greenbush Newsletter

***********************************************************​​​​The Town of Greenbush is working on a project that will get an ATM machine located here at the Town Office. This should help those residents who need to pay for services at the Town Office but only have debit or credit cards. Keep an eye out for this service. MORE TO COME – SOON.
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Landfill will be open for one weekend – November 11th & November 12th (Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) to help residents clean up from the storm. Please bring your storm-related debris to the landfill.
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Dog licenses are now available for the 2018-licensing year. Fees are still $11 for unaltered dogs (male or female) and $6 for spayed or neutered dogs. You are required to license your dogs by December 31st each year. Don’t be late. Bring your pets updated rabies certificate.
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                                                                   TAXES AND TAX LIENS
      The 2017-2018 tax bills have been mailed. If you have not received your bill, contact the Town Office to make sure we have your correct mailing address. The taxes are due upon receipt. The interest penalty date is still December 31st. If you mail your tax payment, any tax payments that are postmarked December 31, 2017 will be accepted as on time with no interest charged. All taxpayers are encouraged to pay their taxes before the penalty date to avoid costly interest from accruing.
      Tax Liens have been filed for last year’s taxes (2017). For those of you who didn’t pay last year’s tax, please know that the lien costs added are upwards of $50.00 for each account. This can certainly add up. Take the time now to start paying your taxes monthly to avoid those costs.

      If you have any questions please contact: Gilberte Mayo, Deputy Tax Collector at 826-2050
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     Curbside pickup is scheduled on Friday. The rubbish service requests that you have your household trash put out by 7 AM to ensure pick up. Please do your best to make sure you have animal-proof containers to avoid having critters whether wild or domestic strewing trash around the neighborhood. The rubbish service workers are not responsible for cleaning up any scattered trash.
     The landfill closed for the winter on October 28th. It will reopen in May 2018. Universal Waste (TV’s, computers & components, florescent & energy saving bulbs & like electrical items) may be disposed of at the town office during regular business hours during the winter months.

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                                                   ANNUAL GREENBUSH CRAFT FAIR
               December 2, 2017 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM                     Helen S. Dunn School Gymnasium
Stop by to visit and shop the variety of goods made by local crafters!     Door Prize Gingerbread House Contest
Silent Auction Table 8th Grade Concessions        Santa & Mrs. Claus will arrive at 10:30 AM!
Santa is looking forward to having his picture taken with the kids! ($1 donation)

Crafters contact the Town Office 826-2050 to request a space for your table!

First come-first serve basis. One space per crafter! You provide your own table.
While making your shopping list, keep in mind the many local businesses where you may find those unique gifts or gift cards for people on your lists!  If every resident spent $5-$10 locally each month, we could help our community thrive.

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                                                        COMMUNITY BROADBAND TEAM
The Broadband committee has completed the work of determining what are available Internet services in our town by meeting with the current providers. Our final report will be completed shortly. The committee will be meeting to discuss the final report and to give a full report to the Board of Selectman. The Broadband Committee will be meeting on December 7, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. to review this final report.

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                                            Town Office will be closed for upcoming holidays:
Friday, November 10th – Veteran’s Day Observance
Thursday & Friday – November 23 & 24 – Thanksgiving holiday
Monday December 25th and Tuesday December 26th for Christmas
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PO BOX 230  GREENBUSH, ME  04418                HOURS:  MON & THURS    12:00 NOON - 6:30 PM
PHONE:  (207)826-2050  FAX:  (207)826-2190                      TUES-WED-FRI  8:30 AM - 4:30 PM