Searsport Town News
By Dick Desmarais
Monday, Feb. 25, starting at 6 p.m., there will be another evening of public hearings on the DCP application, which will be held in the Searsport High School. Snow date will be Tuesday, Feb. 26.
Wednesday, Feb. 27, starting at 6:30 p.m., the Shellfish Management Committee will meet in the Dan Rich Public Safety Building.
Wednesday, Feb. 27, the annual Meet the Candidates (canceled because of weather Sunday) will take place in the Town Hall starting at 7 p.m. This event will be televised.
Thursday, Feb. 28, starting at 7 p.m., the North Station Building Committee will hold an information meeting in the Town Hall. This is a chance for the public to hear the proposal and to ask questions. You will be voting on this project at the town meeting on Mar. 9.
The Town Meeting actually starts on Tuesday, Mar. 5, with the polls being open from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. for the election of the candidates for selectman, School Board and Budget Advisory Committee. The town meeting continues on Saturday. Mar. 9, in the Searsport High School Gym starting at 9 a.m.
At the last Searsport Lions meeting the club voted to help a young girl from Searsport with sight problems. This young girl is in need of an iPad, which would be invaluable to her in her school studies. It was voted unanimously by the club to join in a fundraiser to help her with the costs. This will be a zone project for the Lions of Waldo County. It was decided that a public breakfast at the Searsport clubhouse will take place on Saturday, Mar. 2, from 7 to 11 a.m. and the prices will be $4 for children, $6 for adults and $15 family rate.