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Town Ordered Auction

October 20, 2015 at 12:00 p.m.

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The Board of Selectmen is seeking Town residents to serve on the Cable Advisory Committee to participate in the renewal process for the Town's cable television licenses.  

Please submit a letter of interest to the Selectmen's Office - 139 Main Street, P.O. Box 275, Rowley, MA 01969

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Open Space and
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Updated Coastal Flood Insurance Rate Maps for Rowley.

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Upcoming events at the Library

Find sanity for the holidays at the Rowley Library on Thursday, October 15 at 7 p.m.
The holiday season approaches, bringing with it opportunities for both enjoyment and insanity. Join Jake Karlins, a student of meditation practices for over ten years, as he leads us in meditation and a discussion of how we can best handle this stressful time of year on Thursday, October 15 at 7p.m. Learn to celebrate the season, not suffer through it! The Rowley Public Library is located at 141 Main Street and is fully accessible. For more information, call the library at 978-948-2850.


October Artist-of-the-month at Rowley Public Library
Our featured artist this month is Karen Fitzgerald, a former art teacher from Newburyport. Karen currently works with watercolors and black and white photography. She will be displaying her latest collection, “The Yellowstone Series: Paintings and photographs of our first National Park,” through October at the Rowley Public Library, 141 Main Street in Rowley. For more information, call 978-948-2850.


Discover the secrets of Tarot at the Rowley Library Saturday, October 24 at 1 p.m.
Learn about this ancient art on Saturday, October 24, at 1 p.m. Sally Cragin is a longtime astrology writer and columnist whose books include "Born on the Cusp" and "The Astrological Elements." Her 90 minute presentation includes breaking into groups for some hands-on practice and will leave you with an understanding of the basics of interpreting Tarot cards. The Rowley Public Library is located at 141 Main Street and is fully accessible. For more information, call the library at 978-948-2850.


Settlers of Catan
On Saturday, October 17, all are welcome to join us for an afternoon playing the board game Settlers of Catan, starting at 1 pm at the Rowley Public Library, 141 Main St. We’ll have several boards and some experienced players on hand to help any newbies. The Settlers of Catan from Mayfair Games is an award-winning strategy game where players collect resources and use them to build roads, settlements and cities on their way to victory. Best for ages 10 and up.

 Rowley Book Club to meet Thursday, November 5 at 6:30 p.m.
The Rowley Book Club is reading The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd this month. The story starts in Charleston in the early nineteenth century, when young Sarah receives a gift: a slave named Hetty. We follow their stories for the next 35 years as they each try to find their place in the world they live in. Kidd was inspired by the true story of early-nineteenth-century abolitionist and suffragist Sarah Grimke. Pick up a copy of the book at the library, then join us for a discussion on Thursday, November 5 at 6:30 p.m. The Rowley Public Library is located at 141 Main Street and is fully accessible. For more information, call the library at 978-948-2850.

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Septic System Loans Available at 2%

The Board of Health, through the Mass Water Pollution Abatement Trust, has funds available for loans at 2 percent to Rowley homeowners for assistance repairing failed septic systems. Please contact the Board of Health office at 978-948-2231 for more information and fund availability.



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PO Box 275, 139 Main Street, Rowley, MA 01969
Board of Selectmen: 978-948-2372
Town Administrator: 978-948-2705

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