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Composing Information Workshop & Demo

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It’s Time for Composting!

Join us for the spring open house of the Windham Solid Waste Management District’s
Backyard Composting Demonstration Site
Saturday, May 15, 1:30-3:30
WSWMD Transfer Station

Featuring a variety of compost tumblers, bins, and tools, WSWMD’s Composting Demonstration Site will be open for self-guided learning. The Demo Site can also be used by garden clubs, schools, community groups, and others who want to offer compost workshops and hands-on learning opportunities. The Demo Site Open House will feature mini-compost workshops, “Ask a Compost Expert,” kitchen caddies and compostable bags giveaways, compost bin sales, and a free raffle for an Earth Machine Compost Bin. Learn more about how to safely compost food scraps, what to do if your compost isn’t heating up, how to keep wildlife away, the pros and cons of different compost bins, how to tell when your compost is “done,” and more! Check the District’s website (WindhamSolidWaste.org) for more information about the open house or pick up a flier at the Transfer Station Scale House (327 Old Ferry Rd.). Our event is kid friendly and Covid safe!

WRMUED Vote Information - March 24, 2021

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To all legal Brookline voters,
The West River Modified Union Education District will have an Australian Ballot Vote on March 24,2021
Brookline residents will vote at the town office from 9 AM - 7 PM with a few modifications.

All voters will be required to wear a face mask while voting.
All voters will be required to use hand sanitizer upon entering the town office, supplied by the town.
There will only be two voters permitted entrance at a time and will be required to practice safe, social/physical distancing at all times.
While these are extremely challenging times for all, it is an important right for you to have the opportunity to cast your ballot for this important vote which will include the budget for the upcoming school year.
 
You are encouraged to seek alternate voting opportunities
Absentee/early voting is the safest and most effective way to cast your ballot and will be postage free ( town will pay postage).
To request an absentee ballot, use one of the following procedures.
Go to the My Voter Page on the town website www.brooklinevt , select Resource Links on the left side navigation bar, under State Government heading , select " My Voter Page"
Mail a request to the town clerks office: Town of Brookline, PO Box 403, Brookline, VT 05345.
Email a request to the town: brook763@comcast.net . with mailing instructions. Due to Vermont election laws, we are not permitted to scan and email ballots unless you are serving in the military or a overseas voter.
Call the town office, 802-365-4648 and leave a voice mail with mailing instructions.
If you do not wish to mail in your absentee ballot, you may drop it in the mail slot located in the back door of the office, 7/24.
All Absentee ballots must be returned by 7 PM, March 24, 2021 to be counted.
 
There will be a remote Informational meeting via Zoom on March 23, 2021 at 7 PM, please see warning for details.
 
The warning for this annual meeting can be reviewed at the bottom right side of the Brookline website www.brooklinevt as well as the bulletin boards around town: Corner of Hill Road & Grassy Brook Road, bottom of Whitney Hill Road, in front of the town office.
If you have further questions or concerns, give us a call, leave a contact number where we can reach you, and the best time to call you back. We will monitor emails and voice mails on a daily basis.
Remember your vote is your voice, please make every attempt to participate in this event.
Regards,
Guy
Guy Tanza Town Clerk-Asst.Treasurer (802) 365-4648