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News briefs: Nov. 1, 2012
From Silverton Standard, the place where you can write!
Posted on November 01 2012, 2:17pm by Mark Esper in Local News category
As anyone in Silverton can tell you, fall means a much longer wait for the sun each morning as Kendall Mountain casts an increasingly large shadow over the town as the sun moves toward winter solstice.
Photo by Criss Furman
MSI celebration Friday, Nov. 2 at Mountain House
Mountain Studies Institute is planning a Gathering of Friends to celebrate 2012 on Friday evening, Nov. 2.
The event, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the MSI Mountain House, 740 Reese St., is a celebration of MSI’s accomplishments for 2012, mountains, mountain research, and a year well lived.
Light refreshments will be served.
Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday morning
Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4. Remember to move your clocks one hour back.
It’s official: Post office to cut hours on Jan. 12
The Postal Service made it official on Monday, Oct. 29:
The Silverton Post Office will operate on reduced hours effective Saturday, Jan. 12.
The post office currently is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday.
Starting on Jan. 12, the Saturday hours will remain the same. But weekday hours will be from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with a lunchtime closure from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Access to post office boxes will still be available 24 hours per day and mail will be available for daily pickup by 1 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
Town offers discounts
on early purchase of Kendall season passes
The Town of Silverton has announced prices season passes for the 2012-13 ski season at Kendall Mountain Ski Area.
Early bird prices will end on Nov. 16. The new prices will be:
 • Season, Adult: $175/$150 early.
• Season, Child: $125/$100 early.
• Seniors: $125/$100 early.
• Family, local: $275/$250 early.
• Family, nonlocal: $325/$300 early.
Weehawken Dance brings ‘The Grinch’ to Silverton on Sunday, Nov. 4
 Weehawken Dance will present, “The Grinch,” a dance performance scheduled for 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4, at Silverton School.
The performance will feature Weehawken dancers and Silverton dancers. Tickets are $10 each and are on sale at Silverton School.
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