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“Keep Smiling” A Sing-a-Long with the YesterYear MusicMakers

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — The Dover-Foxcroft United Methodist Church will host Lew Dow and the YesterYear MusicMakers sing-a-long “Keep Smiling” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, located at 156 East Main St.  Enjoy songs of the 50′s with cookies and coffee served after the concert.  A donation at the door would be appreciated to offset heating [...]

Brownville Community Church pot luck and auction to be held Jan. 28

BROWNVILLE, Maine — The Brownville Community Church will host a pot luck super and auction at 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, located at 84 Church St. Bring your favorite dish to share and dessert and beverages will be provided. All are welcome. For more information, call 965-7872.

Heirloom Vegetable Workshop

DEXTER, Maine — Tom Roberts of Snakeroot Organic Farm in Pittsfield will present a free two hour workshop on heirloom vegetables at 9:30 a.m.  Saturday, Jan. 21, in the Abbott Memorial Library meeting room. Topics to be covered will include, what are heirlooms, why grow them, recommended varieties, where to purchase seeds, and how to [...]

Ripley Farm awarded cost-share for high tunnel

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine –Ripley Farm’s organic tomatoes and peppers will have a new home next growing season thanks to a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) contract helping to fund the construction of a large high tunnel for in-ground growing. “We’re looking forward to increased yield and better quality fruits from our summer crops and to [...]

Mayo hires new surgical leader

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — Kenneth Gillis, RN has been named Director of Surgical Services at Mayo Regional Hospital. Gillis comes to Mayo from The Memorial Hospital, North Conway, N.H. as Director of Surgical Services. Prior to his tenure at Memorial, Gillis was Director at Goodall Hospital in Sanford, Maine. Gillis replaces Linda Zimmerman, who retired in [...]

Sunday, January 15, 2012, 2:00 p.m., Dover-Foxcroft Congregational Church Hosts Foxcroft Academy Student Recital

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — The Dover-Foxcroft Congregational Church Hosts the  Foxcroft Academy Student Recital at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15, at 824 West Main St. Students of the Academy Music Department will perform a variety of pieces including works by Bach, Mozart, and Haydn. Featured performers include piano students of Margery Aumann, the Foxcroft Academy Select [...]

Maine Farmland Trust buys Varnum Farm in Sebec: 2075 acre property to be protected, re-sold

SEBEC, Maine –  There are not too many properties like the Varnum Farm. It contains over 2,000 acres of fields and woods, including 840 acres of rich river bottom land. The property not only boasts highly productive farm fields, but bountiful wildlife and about eight miles of frontage on the Piscataquis River. No wonder the [...]

Sunday, January 15, 2012, 2:00 p.m., Dover-Foxcroft Congregational Church Hosts Foxcroft Academy Student Recital

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — The Congregational Church will hosts the Foxcroft Academy Music Department Student Recital at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15, at 824 West Main St. Featured performers include piano students of Margery Aumann, the Foxcroft Academy Select Choir conducted by Shane Ellis, and the Foxcroft Academy String Ensemble led by Susan Ramsey. Reception to [...]

Moosehead sanitary District meeting to be held Jan. 12

GREENVILLE, Maine — A Moosehead Sanitary District Board meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, at the Treatment Plant Office, located at 101 Spruce St.  The agenda for the meeting will include the 2012 budget and new business. For information, call 695-3849.

Veterans services officer available in Dover Foxcroft begining Jan. 12

DOVER FOXCROFT, Maine — Don Dare, veterans service officer, will be available from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12 and again on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at the Penquis Cap Building, 50 North St. The service officer will assist veterans, widows, and dependent children to apply for state and federal benefits. For information, call [...]