Dog complaints brought to Hartford board


HARTFORD — Matt Potritz told selectmen Thursday night that he was jogging along Route 140 and a dog owned by Robin Buswell bit him. The dog has been quarantined, Animal Control Officer Ozzie Hart said.

Hart said another complaint was filed of a barking dog on Carey Hill Road and the owner said she would take care of the situation.

In other business, selectmen agreed to have a plaque with the names of veterans of the War of 1812 put on the Town Office wall. They also plan to move the other veterans memorial to the wall.

The board accepted the General Assistance Ordinance amendments and approved expenses for the Planning Board to attend a training session in Bethel.

Selectmen announced the Oxford County municipal officers’ supper meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, at the Town Hall.

The proposal for obtaining road bids was tabled until a Road Committee member could be present.

A building permit from Jonathan and Nanly Kretzen for a home at 91 Sherry Lane was reviewed.

The board discussed a request from the Clothing Center to get a fire extinguisher and Selectman Cathy Lowe said she knew where to get one.