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Athol-Thurman 11-21-09

Over the fence

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone. Our first snow was on Nov. 5, and it left a few patches of dirt covered with the white fluff. Lawns still have green grass showing and a few trees have not shed all their yellow leaves.

Here's a reminder to put garbage out beside the road a day early next week. All Wednesday pick-ups will be on Tuesday Nov. 24 and Thursday pick-ups will be on Wednesday Nov. 25. The recyclables truck will be around Friday Nov. 27.

Quilting time: now that the weather has gotten colder, it's time to think of creating a family quilt. Stop by the quilters' meeting at the Thurman Town Hall Monday Nov. 23 at 6:30 p.m. For details on what to bring, call Myra at 623-2633.

The free bus service to Glens Falls for a day of shopping or appointments will pick registered riders up at their homes Friday Nov. 27. Riders must call Laura to reserve a bus seat at 623-9281 by Wednesday evening.

Those who have forgotten to send in their $2 unused cemetery lot dues can still get them in by sending a check to the town Cemetery Committee at P.O. Box 47, Athol, 12810.

There is a leash law in Thurman. All dogs must be kept at home or on leashes. Now that hunting season is open it's especially important to keep pets tied up. The dog warden can be reached at 623-9800.

Hometown Christmas Bazaar

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We hope everyone will stop to shop and browse at the old fashioned Christmas Bazaar set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday Nov. 28 at the Thurman Town Hall. Snacks and beverages will be available and prizes will be drawn for lucky shoppers. For details, call 623-2909. There will be many tables of unique items, including homemade soaps, a variety of baked goods, Thurman Historical calendars and so much more.

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