On Tuesday, March 5, starting at 1 p.m., the regular meeting of the selectmen will take place in the Town Hall. This meeting will be televised.

Also on Tuesday the 5th, the polls will be open for voting from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m  I will give you the totals when I get them.

Town meeting will start at 9 a.m. in the Town Hall on Saturday, March 9, and continue until we get through Article 41. Once again, Anglers will be providing fish and clam chowder to the Searsport Historical Society which will be available to us.

As of Friday, we had not received the annual report from the accountants. As soon as we get that info, the reports will be available.

On Saturday, March 9, the United Methodist Church will be holding its Turkey Supper with all the fixings at the church starting at 4:30 p.m.

On Tuesday, March 11, the Planning Board will hold its meeting in the Town Hall. This meeting will be televised.

Explorer Children’s Camp

Penobscot Marine Museum, March 15, 9 a.m. to 4 pm., “Does it Float?” Fun for ages 5-10. Fee: $40; $30 for PMM members. Registration deadline: March 8.

Participants mix science with arts and crafts and even a little history as they explore the basics of buoyancy. Starting with paper boats, participants will use their creativity to design their own model boats out of a variety of materials. Camp will also include stories, games and opportunities to float the creations in a basin. For more information or to register, please contact Jeana Ganskop at or 548-2529, ext. 213.

Making plans for summer?

The Penobscot Marine Museum is bringing back two week-long children's camps this summer. Children ages 5-8 can join us July 15-19 and ages 9-12 can attend camp July 29-Aug. 2. Campers will be kept busy with daily adventures, including games, crafts, hands-on activities, music, exhibits and more. Camps run Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and are $195 per camper or $160 for children of Penobscot Marine Museum members.

Join us Wednesdays between June 19 and Aug. 7 for Junior Adventurers as we explore a maritime topic through story time, crafts, games, and special staff-led, interactive exhibit visits.

Bring the whole family to weekend events! On June 22 and 23, “Knot Your Ordinary Weekend” will feature demonstrations, vendors, speakers, and special hands-on activities. Visitors will discover all about knots and their uses in maritime Maine.

Attendees at PMM's "Where in the World" event on July 20th will enjoy unique activities related to the summer exhibit, including trivia, a scavenger hunt, speakers, and more.

See you this summer.

Eastern Maine Development Corp. will be sponsoring a class on grant writing March 13 at the Hutchinson Center in Belfast. This class will run from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. There is no charge to attend and they will provide lunch. If interested, contact the Hutchinson Center.

Anyone interested in reserving a table for the craft/vendor fair being held on Saturday, March 23, at the First Congregational Church should call 548-6530 for an application. This fair will run from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Feel free to pass this on to interested people.

Dick Desmarais