On Nov. 27, starting at 7 p.m., the selectmen's meeting that was postponed due to the weather will be held in the Town Hall. This meeting will be recorded.

Grammy award-winning pianist/composer Paul Sullivan ushers in the holiday season by performing a benefit concert at the Searsport First Congregational Church on Sunday, Dec. 2, at 3 p.m. The admission fee is by donation.

All proceeds will benefit the church's building project, which will provide the community with additional meeting venues, plus, with an automatic generator, makes the vestry into a shelter that the public may use in times of emergency. Free refreshments will be served after the concert.

On Dec. 3, starting at 6:30 p.m., the Revitalization Committee will meet in the Town Hall. This meeting is open to the public.

On Tuesday, Dec. 4, the regular meeting of the selectmen will be held at 1 p.m. in the Town Hall. This will allow the fifth-grade classes to meet and take part in it.

On Thursday, Dec. 6, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., drop in to make holiday cards and paper snowflakes. Fun for adults and kids of all ages! Instructions and materials provided at Carver Memorial Library, 12 Union St. FMI, call 548-2303.

On Thursday, Dec. 13, starting at 6:30 p.m., there will be a meeting to discuss the downtown planning. This meeting will take place at the Town Hall.

A public hearing on the 2019 county budget will take place on Friday, Nov. 30, in Belfast, starting at 6 p.m. Immediately after the public hearing, the Budget Committee will take the final vote on that budget.

The holiday season is approaching us with many families needing a helping hand. Searsport Helping Kids, a grassroots project, is in need of help — new, unwrapped toys and clothing can be left at the Town Office in Searsport, or call Phyllis at 548-0232 or Sandra at 548-6530. All checks should be made payable to Town of Searsport and note in memo line "Searsport Helping Kids." All questions can be made to the above numbers. Smiles on children's faces, with your help on Christmas morning!

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