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August 19, 2013

Triton school district bus routes now online

In just two weeks, children in the Triton Regional School District will be back to school. School starts Tuesday, Sept. 3 for all of the schools. Bus routes for the new school year are now posted online at www.trsd.net/transportation.

According to an email sent to parents by Assistant Superintendent Brian Forget, the routes remain mostly the same for this year, with minor alterations made for changes in ridership. Forget said that while most bus stops have stayed the same, there was some reworking of the actual routes, which means that some stops may now be on a different bus route or number. Parents were urged to carefully review the new route list.

Questions about bus routes should be directed to Forget via email at bforget@trsd.net.

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The Mission Committee from the First Congregational Church in Rowley will hold a Blessing of Your Pets celebration on Sunday, Aug. 25 from 1 to 3 p.m. on the back lawn of the church at 175 Main Street. The blessing will be given by the Reverend Bob Hagopian at around 1:30 p.m., and will be followed by a pet parade.

There also will be raffles, baked goods – for pets and humans – and pet demonstrations. All pets are welcome but must be leashed, crated or contained in some fashion.

The event is free, but donations are welcome, a portion of which will be given to Sweet Paws Rescue and the Essex and Feline Rescue in Salisbury. This is a rain or shine event.

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At their Aug. 12 meeting, The Board of Selectmen denied a request from the Essex County Greenbelt Association to meet in executive session to discuss the sale of the Girl Scout property at 390 Wethersfield Street.

Selectmen cited the need to have a public information session first. “The Girl Scouts have not even approached the town yet about this property or sale,” chairman Bob Snow said. “We need to hear from them first for an informational session to get the details and let the townspeople know the facts.” A motion to request an informational meeting with the Essex County Greenbelt Association was approved.

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