Winterport News

By Ruth Moran | Jan 04, 2013

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Winter has finally arrived with lots of snow and cold temperatures. Many birds at my feeders. Red-bellied woodpecker. hairy and downy woodpeckers, goldfinch, red polls, cardinals, nuthatch, chicadees, titmouse, blue jays, starlings, and one day about 10 evening grosbeaks showed up. I needed to replenish my bird seed supply.

Oh, yes, I have the gray and the red squirrels, too. A few crows drop in occasionally. Probably more often than I realize.

The Town Office and the transfer station will both be closed on Jan. 21 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. day.

Winterport Historical Association will meet Jan. 14, at the Victoria Grant Civic Center at 6:30 p.m. with a potluck.. Reta Hunter, retired school teacher, will present the program, titled "Holbrook Island."

Sympathy is extended to several families who lost loved ones between Christmas and New Year's Day. Rod Randall, a longtime Winterport resident, passed away at his home and sympathy goes out to all his family and friends. Natalie Mansell, a former Winterport resident, with many relatives and friends in Winterport. Cam Bates, another former Winterport resident and a lunch worker for SAD 22 for 20 years, Two Frankfort residents, Donnie Adams and Franklin Wright. Sympathy is also exrended to all their families and friends.

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