Selectmen will meet on Monday, Oct. 21, starting at 6 p.m. at the Town Office. All meetings are open to the public

Help wanted

The town of Freedom is seeking a part-time laborer for its solid waste, recycling and public works department. Competitive wage. To apply please contact the Town Office for an application, 383-6177.


Glass will not be picked up as recyclables. Put it in your garbage! Garbage will not be picked up if it does not have a sticker on it.


Dirigo Grange 98 will meet at the hall on Thursday, Oct. 17, starting at 6:30 p.m.

Save the dates

Halloween Party, the big free community event given by Freedom Rec, will be Sunday, Oct. 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Freedom Election Hall. There will be Trunk or Treat and refreshments will be served.

Saturday, Oct. 26, Roy Ward's 100th birthday celebration at the Dirigo Grange Hall at 1 p.m.

Nov. 11, Veterans Day event at the Freedom Congregational Church starting at 11 a.m.

Nov. 2, Turkey Supper at the Freedom Congregational Church Hall from 4:30 to 6 p.m.

Nov. 3, Antiques Roadshow from 2 to 4 p.m.

Dec. 1, a lighted wreath will be placed on Keen Hall by the Freedom Community Historical Society.

Dec. 14, Freedom Rec Christmas Craft Fair.

Feb. 1, 2020, the Annual Winterfest on Saturday at Springvale Farm and Freedom Follies at the Dirigo Grange Hall.

More information will follow for each of the events listed above — just check my column each week.

Voice of Freedom

Happy birthday to Rod Sienkiewicz, Elaine Higgins and Brittney Shaw, who will be celebrating their special days this week. May all your tomorrows be filled with good health, joy, happiness, true friendships and the love of family and friends. Wishing you all many more years of wonderful celebrations.

Until next week, stay safe, stay warm, be kind to your neighbor and God bless! Enjoy the beautiful paintings that God has created using the changing colors of the leaves on the trees that make fall simply beautiful.