Unity Town News
In my world
We had breakfast at the Homestead last weekend with friends Meg and Adam. Bill had the sausage and gravy, which was much to his liking. He commented on how he could actually see the sausage. I had one of the breakfast specials: the breakfast quesadilla with bacon, eggs and cheese folded into a grilled wrap with sour cream and salsa, and an order of the shredded hash browns (they’re so good that way!) I was so full after just half the meal I asked to take the other half home. I set it on the table as I walked through the door and then headed out to check on the rabbit babies. I wasn’t gone more than five minutes. Entering the house, I saw the empty take-home box open on the floor. I took the box over to our dog Sammy and even without saying anything, she wouldn’t make eye contact and just tried to hide, leading me to conclude that she had helped herself to the rest of quesadilla. I should really know better by now.
Two of our rabbits have kindled and two more are due in a few weeks. The chickens' egg production has doubled in recent weeks and our piglet should be born any day now. It’s begun...
In your world
Voting for selectman is open during the whole month of March before town meeting on Mar. 30. Stop in at the Town Office during regular hours (8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 5-7 p.m. Tuesdays) and vote. The two candidates running for selectman are Chris Rossignol and Jean Bourg.
Friday, Mar. 8, at 8 p.m.
At the Unity Centre. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door and free for Unity College Students www.uccpa.unity.edu/events/waylon-speed.
"Hello I Must Be Going"
Saturday, Mar. 9, at 2 p.m.
2012 film directed by Todd Louiso. It was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. At the Unity Centre. Free admission is sponsored by the Unity College Development Office. Watch the trailer at www.hello.oscilloscope.net.
Sustainability Session: Farm & Food
Monday, Mar. 11, at 11 a.m.
Learn more about Unity College sustainability efforts with staff and student representatives from the Sustainability Office. Sessions are informal, discussion-based and may include related campus tours. Sessions will last 30-60 minutes. At the Unity College Student Center. For information contact Jesse Pyles, 948-9295 or email@example.com.
Notice of public hearing
Wednesday, Mar. 13, at 7:30 p.m.
The Unity Planning Board will hold a public hearing at the Unity Fire Station on School Street to review proposed changes to the Retail Growth District designated within Unity's land use ordinance.
eOrganic webinar: NOP Update
Wednesday, Mar. 13
Presented by Miles McEvoy, National Organic Program. Free. Register at www.extension.org/pages/67199.
Just outside your world - (items of possible interest)
9th Annual Grazing Conference
Saturday, Mar. 23
At the Kennebec Valley Community College. Register online at www.umaine.edu/umext/mgfn.