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Community News-Memorial service, flu shots, and Rep. Scanlon office hours

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Memorial Service Celebrating Peter J Williams

A memorial service celebrating the life of Maestro Peter J Williams will be held on Oct. 23 at 11 a.m. in the First United Methodist Church, 20 Hoppin Hill Ave, North Attleborough.

The Rev Kate Perry will be the celebrant, with Michael G. Noonan directing members of The Williams Chorale in a selection of hymns and choral music.

This memorial service is open to the public. Covid-19 safety precautions will be observed and masks will be required by all attending. Questions may be directed to either John Johnson 508-431-4627, or Edmund Clavette 508-212-4774.

Flu shots available through the Board of Health

The North Attleborough Board of Health has free flu shots available for any Massachusetts resident. Shots can be given Thursdays, 3 – 5:45 p.m., by appointment only. Other days and times may be available call 508-699-014or email amfleming@nattleboro.com for an appointment.

For adults and children 6 months and vaccinated, all vaccine is Thimerosol- free (No FluMist). Some Hi-Dose for those 65 years and older is available. Flu forms are available online at www.nattleboro.com under Board of Health; Flu Clinic.

Please have insurance card(s) with you. There is no billing if no insurance or no coverage. No co-pays ever. Call Board of Health office to confirm time at 508-699-0104.

United Methodist Annual Country Fair

Plainville United Methodist Church, 16 East Bacon St. (near Route 106 & 1A) invites the public to the Annual Country Fair (100 years and counting) on Friday, Nov. 5, Noon–7 p.m. The event will feature antiques, collectibles, jewelry, a bake table, fudge, jellies, chili, the Famous Silent Auction, handmade gifts, books, and more. Come start the holiday shopping at United Methodist. There will also be a snack bar featuring clam cakes and chowder. For more information, visit www.PlainvilleUMC.net or call 508-695-9587.

Personal property and real estate taxes due

A reminder that the second quarter Personal Property and Real Estate Taxes are due Nov. 1. Please pay on or before Monday, Nov. 1 to avoid an interest penalty. ay in person, by mail, or on-line at www.nattleboro.com/home/pages/online-payments.

Rep. Scanlon to host Community Office Hours

State Rep. Adam J. Scanlon will host community office hours at Richards Memorial Library, located at 118 North Washington St, on Tuesday, Oct. 26, from 5-7 p.m. The representative welcomes any and all from the community to stop by for a discussion, or just to connect.

The representative is looking forward to connecting with community members and providing assistance to anyone that may be having difficulties with any state agencies. The representative would like to hear from constituents about their experiences, concerns, and desires for state government as well as the community.

Oldtown Church Pet Vaccination Clinic

The First Congregational Church UCC of North Attleborough (Oldtown Church) will hold its next pet vaccination clinic for dogs and cats from 11 a.m.-12 noon on Saturday, Oct. 30, at 675 Old Post Road, North Attleborough. Please call / text 508-212-4774 or email eclavette@oldtownucc.org for information, fees and to make an appointment for vaccinations, heart-worm tests, or deworming.

Vaccinations and tests are individually priced, without additional clinic or other fees. RI residents and walk-ins are welcome. Pre-registration via phone or text is preferred and appropriate social distancing is encouraged. Pets will be received outside the building and returned afterward.

All cats must be in carriers and dogs must be on leashes, with muzzles as necessary. Services will be provided by Dr. Peter Granville DVM. The entrance for the vaccination clinic is in back of the church, to the rear of the parking lot, follow the signs. Please remain in your car until called.