Pulled Pork Dinner

On Saturday evening, Oct. 6, beginning at 5 p.m., there will be a Pulled Pork Dinner with all the fixings and side dishes, along with dessert, served at the Searsport Congregational Church in Curtis Hall. This will benefit our building addition fund.

On Monday, Oct. 8, the Town Hall will be closed for Columbus Day.

On Monday, Oct. 8, starting at 6:30 p.m., the regular monthly meeting of the Planning Board will take place in the Town Hall. This meeting will be televised.

G.E.A.R. Parent Learning & Support Network

Maine Suicide Prevention Program: Education, Resources & Support — It's Up to All of Us, presented by Misty Day Thursday, Oct. 11, 6 to 8 p.m., at Searsport Elementary School, 30 Mortland Road, Searsport.

Learn more about what you can do to prevent suicide. The goals of the session are to heighten awareness about suicide, increase ability to speak about suicide, provide information about the risk and protective factors associated with suicide, warning signs and clues for suicidal behaviors, teach skills to intervene when concerned someone might be considering suicide, and provide helpful resources for participants.

To register, contact Misty Day, 485-4253 or

Save the date!

Searsport Senior Drop-in at the Public Safety Building will take place Thursday, Oct. 18. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Enjoy games, conversation and lunch until 2 p.m. Bring a friend. FMI, call 548-6530.

Open House

Thursday, Oct. 18, 4 to 6 p.m., Carver Memorial Library, 12 Union St. Come meet our new library director, Sue McClintock, and the 2018 Board of Trustees. Try out our newly restored front steps! We look forward to meeting you and hearing about your thoughts and ideas for the library. Light refreshments will be served.

Fall Holiday Fair

Saturday, Oct. 20, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the First Congregational Church of Searsport, 8 Church St. Come for a lunch of chicken croissants and soup. Stay to purchase food items (baked goods, jams, pickles, fudge, pies and cookies), books and white elephants, collectibles, costume jewelry, handicrafts, and holiday decorations.

Feel free to pass this on to interested people.

Dick Desmarais