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    Online Registration Is Here!

    Sophie Seace, our Town Clerk, says that the kinks have been worked out of the system. You can now handle vehicle registration and dog licenses, as well as request vital records, all online. Just go to orangenh.us and click on the registration tab at the top, or on the links on the right-hand site of the website. 

    Sophie says, "I want to thank Colin Higbie for his many hours volunteered to our town through email consultation and office hours to get us established, along with his donation of hardware to secure the connection. This has saved Orange several hours of IT support cost." 

    Thanks, Colin and Sophie! 

    Sophie says to let her know if you have any questions. Email her at orangetownclerk@mypoint.net.




    Public Hearing to Accept Highway Funds

    At 6:00pm Tuesday, September 12, 2017, the Select Board will hold a public hearing to accept $18,920.02: SB 38 Local Highway Aid from the State.

    The regularly scheduled Select Board meeting will follow.

    It will be interesting to know what the 2 cents is for.


    Online Registration Is Coming (Honest!)

    Our apologies for prematurely announcing online registration. Sophie Seace and Colin Higbie are devoting a huge amount of their time making it work. They've run into some technical snags owing to our little town's computer system, connectivity, and lack of an IT person. But they're confident the service will be up and running soon.

    We've taken down the registration link for now but will revive it as soon as this stuff works. 


    No Town Clerk Hours Saturday

    Sophie reminds us that she won't be in the office on Saturday, August 5. The office will be open as scheduled each Wednesday through the remainder of the month from 5:30pm to 7pm. Office hours also will be held on the third Friday, August 18, from 9am to 11am.

    To check on town dates, take a look at the Orange Google Calendar.



    School District Reapportionment 

    Sandi sent us the agenda for the Mascoma Valley Regional School District Apportionment Study Subcommittee meeting (whew, that's a mouthful): Monday, July 31 at 6:00pm, in the high school's Center for Personalized Learning Room. The meat of the meeting: "Review apportionment choices using a three-year average formula." That will be followed by public comment.

    However it plays out, reapportionment creates financial winners and losers among the valley's towns, and it'll be controversial.

    Sandi also sent us the approved minutes of the Select Board's July 11 meeting. You'll find them here.