By Ashlie Stubbs


Hello Monroe!

As I mentioned in last week’s column, we had a blast hosting my nieces and nephew for the second year of Summer Camp Rosemoore at our farm. Included with this week’s column are some photographs of our fun together!

Sleeping in at Summer Camp Rosemoore in Monroe is on the schedule daily. Photo by Ashlie Stubbs


The signs advertising U-Pick Blueberries at North Branch Farm on the Stream Road in Monroe can be spotted out and about town! Check their Facebook page (North Branch Farm) or call 207-525-3323 for information on pricing and picking times before you venture over .

The farm’s latest post on Facebook promoted: “It’s time — party time — in the blueberries! We’re so excited to welcome folks out to the organic high bush blueberry field again this year…Berries are $3.35/lb. Come on out and bring your friends and family! We have paper pints and quarts to pick into, but you’re also welcome to bring your own containers. Our early varieties — Blue Ray, Blue Jay, and especially Duke — are all ripe for the picking.”

Mia, Evie and Avery tie dye. Photo by Ashlie Stubbs

Paving ahead!

The remaining residents on Dickey Hill Road in Monroe still navigating dirt sections daily may be happy to hear the town has given the green light to complete paving the gravel stretch located between Riley and Carver roads.

Mia runs the mixer while Evie crushes Oreos for cousin Oliver’s birthday cake. Photo by Ashlie Stubbs

I grew up on a dirt road and don’t mind traveling them for most of the year. I’ll admit, however, it will be nice not have to navigate mud runs and dodge pot holes this coming spring!

Be patient and courteous of road crews come late July and early August if you’re traveling this section of town.

Worth celebrating

Congratulations to Officer Megan Tribuzio for her recent recognition with the Belfast Police Department.

The girls take a break in the hammock at Camp Rosemoore. Photo by Ashlie Stubbs

As shared on the city of Belfast, ME Facebook page: “On July 6, the Belfast Police Department held an internal recognition ceremony for officers who demonstrated exemplary heroism, bravery, and skill in their positions this past few weeks. Belfast Police Chief Gerry Lincoln, as well as various members of the greater Waldo community, commended officers for selfless acts to serve the public.

Chief Lincoln commended Cpl. Travis Spencer and Officer Megan Tribuzio for their response to a call regarding an individual who had overdosed on drugs and was brought to the Police Department lifeless with no pulse. Cpl. Spencer administered Narcan to the individual and Officer Tribuzio and Cpl. Spencer administered CPR. Due to their actions and quick response, the individual made a quick recovery. They were awarded a Letter of Commendation for their actions.”

Mia and Avery ride bikes all around the farm throughout the week. Photo by Ashlie Stubbs

Have a great week!


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