CALENDAR

MONDAY, FEB. 25

Planning Board: 7 p.m., Town Hall.

NMRSD budget forum: 7 p.m., NMRHS, 19 Main St., Townsend. A public hearing on the North Middlesex Regional School District proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2014. (snow date: Tuesday, Feb. 26). The public is invited to attend. A copy of the FY2014 budget will be available for review at the Educational Support Center, 45 Main Street, Pepperell, MA 01463 after noon on Thursday, Feb. 21.

TUESDAY, FEB. 26

Finance Committee: 7 p.m., Town Hall.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 27

Charter Commission: 7 p.m., Town Hall.

THURSDAY, FEB. 28

Recreation Commission: 6:30 p.m., Town Hall.

SATURDAY, MARCH 2

Veterans Breakfast: 8:30 a.m., Pepperell VFW.

BRIEFS

Pepperell Army Community Covenant current list of sponsors for the 2013 Veterans Breakfast:

March 2: Pepperell Department of Public Works

April 6: Masy Systems

May 4: Groton/Pepperell Rotary Club

June 1: Pepperell Business Association

July 13: C&S Pizza

Aug. 3: Pepperell Family Pharmacy

Sept. 7: 1A Auto Parts

Oct. 5: MA State Senator Eileen M. Donoghue

Reminder that all breakfasts are on Saturdays at 8:30 a.m. at the Pepperell VFW Post 3291 (55 Leighton St.).

We welcome all our past and present warriors: our veterans, active duty military and reservist, spouses, family and friends.

-- Stephen Themelis

Accepting applications for fuel assistance

This program provides financial assistance to low income households to help with heating bills throughout the winter season. When you book your appointment, be sure to ask what you need for documentation prior to your appointment. The Senior Center's front desk has the list and will be glad to assist you. Reach the center at 978-433-0326.

For more Council On Aging news and events, go to www.town.pepperell.ma.us/coa.

SAVE THE DATE

Kindergarten registration

Varnum Brook Elementary School

Registration for 2013-2014 kindergarten at Varnum Brook Elementary School, 10 Hollis Street, will take place on.

Monday, March 11, from 9-10:30 a.m. and 1-2:30 p.m.

Tuesday, March 12, from 7:30-8:30 a.m. and 9-10:30 a.m.

Registration packets are available from the school office. Please have all your paperwork completed and supporting documentation with you when you come to registration.

**Students must be 5 years old as of August 31, 2013 to be eligible for kindergarten.

Please call the school at (978) 433-6722 for more information.