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Walking Tour of Melody Wildlife Sanctuary

The Dorchester Conservation Commission will host a walking tour of the Melody Wildlife Sanctuary (Dorchester Town Forest) on October 11 at 9 am to highlight the work that has been done in the Forest with grant money received last year, and future project plans. We will also talk about the ecology of the Town Forest, especially what can be seen from the trail viewpoint. Light refreshments will be offered. Contact Ryan Harvey with questions at 786-2852. Parking available at the Town Hall.

2015 List of Free Flu Vaccine Clinics

Click here to see the list of free clinics.

Selectmen's Office Closing

The Selectmen's Office will be closed October 12th for the Columbus Day holiday. The Town Clerk's and Tax Collector's Office will be open.

Food Pantry

Food Pantry, located at the Senior Center in Canaan, is available to all Dorchester residents. It is open Wednesday mornings by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, call 523-4333. A picture ID for each adult in the family with a Dorchester, Canaan, Orange, Grafton or Enfield address is required. The pantry can be accessed once a month with the amount of food based on the number of people in the household. It is designed to be supplemental with mostly shelf staples. There is also a Monday 5 pm community meal at the Senior Center open to all.

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Dorchester Notes

A local Dorchester resident currently publishes a monthly newsletter which we are happy to share. Click here to view the latest edition.

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Upcoming meetings

All meetings are in the Town Hall unless otherwise indicated.

HDC & Heritage Commission
October 6, 2015
6:30 PM

Selectmen's Meeting
October 8, 2015
6:30 PM

Cemetery Committee
October 13, 2014
5:30 PM

Planning Board
October 14, 2015
7:00 PM

Conservation Commission
October 20, 2015
7:00 PM

Events Happening

Play Mascoma Valley
The Mascoma Valley Parks and Recreation are offering spring and summer events. Click here to learn more.