News from Montgomery 11/4/18

Active Notices
  • Notice Notice Town Office Closures

    The Town Offices will be closed Monday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day and July 5-8th for summer break. The 4th of July parade begins at noon, with a chicken BBQ to follow at the Recreation Center from 1pm-3pm with live music. If you wish to be in the parade, please arrive at St. Isidores Church before 11:30.

  • Notice Notice Hearing Notice: Amin & Cummings

    The DRB will hold a public hearing on July 14th.

  • Notice Notice Survey: ARPA Funding

    Montgomery is slated to receive $360k in the next two years. How should we spend it? Take the community survey.

By Lois Lumbra — 11/4… WOW!! What a gorgeous afternoon with the warm sunshine, and it seems to good to see the sun after all the rain, fog, snow and wind. This weekend was “Youth Deer Hunting ” and I have a few names that have downed a deer. Alex St. Onge, Connor Walker, Elisabeth Kane, Noah Conger, and Oliver Haddick.

Congratulations to these young hunters and to all others that I did not get names of.

11/4. Wayne and Terry Van Gieson up from Virginia have been here visiting his parents Merle and Linda. They left this morning to return home, they have all had a wonderful time while here.

Five ladies of the Nimble Thimble Quilting Circle went on a road trip to Peacham, Vt. to visit a quilter that moved to that area. We started the day checking out the weather conditions with a few snow flakes flying around. We decided it was a go and we piled into a SUV and headed South. We stopped in Joe’s Pond to check out a craft store and got completely lost in all that it had to offer. After dropping a few bucks there, we made it to Susan Smolinski’s house, and she had thought we would be coming the following day and was not prepared for us. We said we didn’t care and soon settled in and ate lunch and later enjoyed sewing, laughing before it was time to head back North. Women are the best laughers in the world. We were working on throws and cosmetic bags. We all had a very enjoyable day. (Thanks SueP for the articles you sent me… LL)

10/21… A very loud and happy group of children and their parents met at the MCA Sunday to enjoy a few hours of Pumpkin carving, eating drinking and celebrating the season. Jade Kelly and Chris Dixon-Boles family went into full swing with the decorations setting up of the tables and protecting the floor with plastic. There was plenty of delicious soup, chili, cookies, crackers and drinks along with a large amount of carving tools to make the experience delightful. Thanks to Susan Delear for the assistance in hosting as well as the pillars of the MCA Sebastion and Melissa for their support. Thanks to Jade and the Community for all the great pumpkins. This is an annual event and provides a wonderful family outing and to welcome this fabulous season.

Renee Roddy wants everyone to know how very much She and the Girls appreciate all the socks that were sent in for the afterschool project LEAPS. They received 250 pair of warm socks that will be given to a shelter to help keep many feet warm this winter. Thanks Girls for such a wonderful project… Socktober.

11/29… Montgomery Thrives… has scheduled their third return and will meet at the Elementary School at 6:30p.m. – 9. They have three topics on their agenda. 1. How to improve the Village and Center traffic flow and pedestrians safety. 2. Develop Community waste water infrastructure. 3. Improve cell and broad band

Happy Birthday to: Morgan East, tony Peters 11/11; Sue Wilson 11/12; Charlotte Mercy 11/13; Roger Chauvin, Maddie St. Onge 11/15; Anwyn Jones 11/17.

Anniversary Wishes to: Billy and Denise Baker 11/13.

Do you know what you would get if you played Country Songs backwards? You would get your house, wife, dog, horse and truck back and more.

This is all and the sun is going down and its going to be dark an hour early tonight . Have a nice week…


Lois Lumbra
Lois Corse Lumbra

Lois was born in 1941, growing up in Fletcher, Vermont, where she attended a one-room school for her first 8 years. Lois later married Francis “Sonny” Lumbra in 1959 and raised a happy family.

The two started out in Montgomery on North Hill at the dairy farm where Sonny was born, moving to their home in the village in 1965 where they both live to this day.

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