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Baker River Valley Snowmobile Club

The Baker River Valley Snowmobile Club invites you to their annual Thanksgiving Day Community Dinner

Click here for more information on the dinner.

5th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

The Dorchester Select Board Cordially invites you attend

The 5th annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Saturday , November 29th at 6 pm on the Dorchester Town Common.

Our Town Common will once again be glowing for the holiday season!

Our Mascoma student carolers will be leading us in joyous holiday music!

Our State Senator Jeanie Forrester will once again be our quest "Christmas Tree Lighter"

Town Office hours for the Admin Assistant

Beginning Nov 10th, the new Town Office hours for the Admin Assistant will be: Mon, Tues, Wed & Fri, 9 am to 2 pm; Thur 3 pm to 6 pm

Town Office will be closed on Nov 6th due to training the Admin Assistant will be attending.

Town Office will also be closed on Nov 11th in observation of Veteran's Day.

Barn Dance

The Cultural and Performing Arts Committee of Dorchester and D Acres of New Hampshire are inviting all who are interested to a Barn Dance featuring the Old Sam Peabody Band in the Dorchester Town Hall, 24 Town House Road, on Saturday, December 6 from 7pm - 9pm. Admission is free, but feel free to bring a dessert to share!

New Administrative Assistant - Linda Dowling

The Town of Dorchester is wishing Holly Buker, Administrative Assistant of the Select Board farewell as she moves on to other employment challenges which certainly pay more. The Select Board has announced the hiring of Linda Dowling to replace Holly. It is clear she is joining us at a very busy time of year and Holly will be providing some backup as the Town moves into compiling Annual Reports, preparing 2015 budget and preparing for Town Meeting. Please stop in and introduce yourself to Linda and be as helpful as possible as we move thru the next few months.

Flu Vaccine Clinics

Dartmouth-Hitchcock is offering free flu vaccine clinics. The schedule is posted on their website.

Logo Design

If anyone would like to submit a design for a logo to be used as the emblem on the Town of Dorchester Hwy equipment, please contact the RA, Dean Stockwell,

Town Listserv

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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.

If you wish to receive the monthly newsletter by email, click here to subscribe.

Upcoming meetings

All meetings are in the Town Hall unless otherwise indicated.

Selectmen's Meeting
November 20, 2014
6:30 PM

Planning Board
December 10, 2014
7:00 PM

Conservation Commission
December 16, 2014
7:00 PM

Events Happening

Play Mascoma Valley
The Canaan & Enfield Recreation Departments, and Mascoma Valley Parks & Recreation don't stop offering programs just because the weather cools down. We have a number of exciting programs and events coming up this Fall and Winter. Click here to learn more.