Sharpsburg briefs

December 06, 2005|by ERIN CUNNINGHAM

Council to help cover Little League's costs

SHARPSBURG - The Sharpsburg Town Council voted unanimously Monday to pay for some of Sharpsburg Little League's annual costs.

During its monthly meeting, the council voted to pay for the league's charter and insurance. A representative with the league said the town's contribution helps keep costs low for the players, who must pay a $15 registration fee.

The league is also talking with additional sponsors to help offset some costs.

Town Hall office getting face-lift and inspection

SHARPSBURG - After Sharpsburg's town meeting Monday night, council members and staff started clearing out an office at Town Hall.

New furniture, including two desks and a work station, for the office is being delivered this week.

An electrician will be making a visit to Town Hall to inspect several lights in the building that are not working properly.


Tree trimming planned for Jan. 3 and 4

SHARPSBURG - Many trees in Sharpsburg will be trimmed Jan. 3 and Jan. 4.

Mayor Hal R. Spielman said after Monday's town meeting that the trees have been inspected by a Maryland forester who dictated what should be done to each tree. Spielman said trees with low-lying branches or extreme growth will be trimmed.

"There are tree branches going across the road and hitting houses," he said.

Town council to donate $300 for reading program

SHARPSBURG - The Sharpsburg Town Council voted unanimously at Monday's meeting to donate $300 to Sharpsburg Elementary School.

Mayor Hal R. Spielman said the money is part of a reading program at the school, and teachers use the money to purchase books for students. He said the $300 will provide about $20 for each teacher at the school to purchase books for students.

Elementary students to visit Town Hall Dec. 12

SHARPSBURG - Sharpsburg Elementary School students will visit Town Hall Dec. 12 to decorate Christmas trees, Mayor Hal R. Spielman said.

The students have made ornaments in art classes at school and will come throughout the day to decorate. Juice and cookies will be provided.

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