Searsport Town News
By Dick Desmarais
Several meetings of the North Searsport Fire Committee have been scheduled during February. Some will be public information sessions and advertised as such. Others will be regular committee workshops. All meetings are open to the public. The dates are Feb. 4, 6, 8, 14, and 15 and will be held in Union Hall unless otherwise noted. Meetings will start at 7 p.m. Most meetings will be televised.
Tuesday, Feb. 5, the regular meeting of the Selectmen will take place in the Town Hall. This meeting will be televised.
Thursday, Feb. 7, the Selectmen will hold a workshop in the Town Hall.
Two events are planned by members of the Belfast Area Ministerium (local clergy association) to benefit their fuel assistance program (Interfaith Fuel Fund).
Saturday, Feb. 9, from 1-3 p.m., there will be a Valentine chocolate fest hosted by the First Congregational Church of Searsport at the church vestry on Church Street. All are invited to come enjoy a tasty chocolate dessert with coffee or tea and choose a treat to take home.
Sunday, Feb. 10, starting at 2 p.m., there will be a variety show at Union Hall in Searsport featuring exceptional local talent: Singing, dancing, humor and more. Suggested donation $7 adults, $4 students.
Feb. 11, 12 and 13, the Planning Board's public hearing will continue on the DCP application. The hearing will be held at the high school cafeteria starting at 6 p.m. each night.
You may have noticed that the sign board in front of the fire station driveway has recently mentioned the World War II memorial that Charlene Knox Farris is leading the effort to create and is seeking donations for. Charlene was interviewed on the subject of the memorial on the "Jim Rose Show," which appears on Time Warner Cable, Local Access Channel 2. Check the program listings on Channel 2 for the times that the "Jim Rose Show" will be broadcast.