FOOD Update: Residents who are on Food Stamps and have lost their pantry & freezer food. Dial 211 by September 17th.
The Food Shelf is open: located next to the Spooner Barn by the Sewer Plant
Monday – Friday, 9:00 -5:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Meals on Wheels are available for anyone. Please call 457-3277 before 7 a.m.
WATER: This just in: Please conserve water as much as possible due to new leaks & additional consumption from restaurants, schools and the Welcome Center.
Water quality sampling will be done by the Woodstock Aqueduct Company on a weekly basis. The chlorine levels will be higher than normal. Note: If you place the water in a pitcher and let it stand, chlorine levels will disperse. Brita pitchers work well.
Water Test Kits will be available at Town Hall later today. This is a free service. These kits are for people who have wells. Directions will be on the kits.
DEBRIS: Burning piles of debris: NEED fire permits. The State is currently not allowing burning.
Governor Shumlin announced that Federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance benefits are available for Vermonters left without work as a result of Irene. Call 1-877-214-3330 or visit. This is for unemployed workers or self-employed individuals who lived, worked, or were scheduled to work in Windsor County and the 8 other eligible counties. For more information visit www.labor.vermont.gov
COUNSELING: There will be free counseling at the Outtaquechee Health Center on Fridays for four hours, beginning this Friday at 12:00 noon. Free lunch will be served. Call 457-3030.
Mental Health Counselor are available for FREE for emotional support:
• Sara Manns, 291-1172 (in charge of scheduling)
• Melinda Haas, 357-8279
• Frank Silfies, 236-9730
• Carolyn Walsh, firstname.lastname@example.org
• Judy Williamson, 457-3620
• Suzi Whitehurst, 356-0556