· Election of new chair
· Town Trails - Since the NHDOT is rebuilding the bridge over Orange Brook with a little parking area on the upstream side of Cardigan Mountain Road and some improved access to Orange Brook, we should revisit access to Orange Basin. The access will be on the southwest side of the new bridge which means at some point those wishing to visit Orange Basin would need to cross the brook.
· Sustainability -Aaron re Orange’s sustainability and energy efficiency.
The event begins at the Orange Town House with a one-act play about Orange founder Nathan Waldo and family, followed by wagon rides to the Orange Common Cemetery for the unveiling of the Waldo Memorial. Part of the Town’s 250th Anniversary Celebrations.
The play starts at 2:00 in the Town House, followed by horse-drawn wagon ride to Orange Common Cemetery for the unveiling of the Waldo memorial at 3:30.
Part of the 250th Anniversary Celebration, including a community dinner, group photograph of Town residents, ice cream social; and a talk on orange’s one-room schoolhouses.
Barbecue at Dave and Kathy Stacy’s on Orange Pond, noon to 2:00.
Community photograph at Orange Town House, 2:15.
Schoolhouses talk at Orange Town House, 3:00.
Ice cream social: the one-room schoolhouse at the Collins-Laines’ on Orange Pond, 3:45.
Discover the critical role the grist stone—recently rescued from the Orange Basin—played in the Town’s history. The ceremony will be followed by a pot luck supper at 5:30 and a special slide show of historical and natural photographs at 7:00.
Because of the problems with road access, the Town Clerk’s office will be closed this Wednesday, July 17. Our Town Clerk, Amy Tirpaeck, plans to reopen as scheduled on the following Wednesdays, July 24 and 31. As always, I’ve updated the calendar.
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