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    June 3, 2021

    A visit with the school nurse

    Yan Lozanova: How did you “nurse” during remote learning? Nurse Chris Kiley: Last spring, I called some families to see how they were doing and how the children were doing. Zephyr Stoddard: What did you do? Nurse Kiley: Most of the time I came to CASS and helped pack groceries and meals to send to families on the school bus. We sent home about 1,000 pounds of food, including fresh produce each week, as well as …

  • Published
    May 24, 2021

    BAHS valedictorian to chase dream of creating music

    Belfast Area High School valedictorian Ashley Blais, 18, of Swanville, has maintained the top grade point average in her class for all four years of her high school career. She has never felt competitive with her peers, but said she feels competitive with herself and always tries to reach beyond her previous accomplishments. The music-lover will study audio engineering at New England School of Communications …

  • Published
    May 24, 2021

    Frankfort news

    tomgseymour@gmail.com 338-9746 Plans on for Memorial Day Ceremony With a loosening of COVID 19 restrictions, including no more mask mandate, the Boy Scouts are planning a memorial ceremony at the Memorial Park in town next to the library. This will take place at 8 a.m. on May 31 at the park. In addition to the scouts, I will offer prayers for all those who gave their lives for their country and prayers and …

  • Published
    May 22, 2021

    Knox news

    knoxtownnews@yahoo.com 382-6783 Hello All, What lovely weather we are having. If only the blackflies would leave me alone I’d be happier. My pesky woodpecker is still here tapping on my metal roof. I got all kinds of suet and seeds out; I don’t understand his doing that. Early morn, no thanks!! Flags on our roads Poncho Bailey will gladly accept donations for our American flags here in town for the poles. Would …

  • Published
    May 22, 2021

    On-deck: Baseball, softball, tennis, lacrosse, track postseasons

    The regular season is slowly, but surely, drawing to a close for high school spring athletic teams — namely, baseball, softball, tennis, lacrosse and track and field — with the postseason on the horizon for all squads. Well, teams that choose to participate, that is. The Maine Principals’ Association’s baseball, softball, tennis and lacrosse playoffs will be an open tournament format this year, due, in part, to …

  • Published
    May 22, 2021

    Midweek competition for Panthers, Mariners, Windjammers, Eagles

    Four of the seven Midcoast high school track-and-field programs gathered in Panther country on Wednesday, May 19 for regular-season competition. Camden Hills of Rockport swept to team victories, while area student-athletes enjoyed a boatload of top performances amid spectacular spring weather conditions. The girls team scores were: Camden Hills 122, Medomak Valley 105, Lincoln Academy of Newcastle 104, Oceanside …

  • Published
    May 21, 2021

    Morrill news

    wisdomlady44@yahoo.com 322-4534 Congratulations to Melanie Berry of Morrill. She is the Outstanding Graduating Student in the University of Maine Division of Lifelong Learning. Melanie will receive a Bachelor of University Studies with a minor in psychology. Her numerous awards during her UMaine years include the Nontraditional Student Scholarship, the AlphaOne Powering Education Scholarship and the Adult …

  • Published
    May 21, 2021

    Montville news

    MontvilleTownNews@yahoo.com 380-9020 Montville town meeting is set for Saturday, June 5, at the Mount View High School at 10 a.m. with a chicken barbecue lunch provided by the Freedom Fire Department. They are asking people to reserve a lunch in advance to make sure they have enough food on hand. Lunch is $8 and includes salad, roll, dessert and drinks. To reserve a box, call 342-5544 or email tcmontville@fairpo…

  • Published
    May 21, 2021

    Waldo news

    waldotownnews@gmail.com The lilacs are in full bloom. I was out running earlier this week and I could smell it in the air; what a dream. There have been attempts by people to capture the fleeting glory of lilacs in recipes but I have always found they miss the mark; she’s best enjoyed in season pulled up close to one’s face or flopping over the sides of a vase stuffed full of them (preferably in every room). If …

  • Published
    May 21, 2021

    Unity news

    penny@unityme.org The smell of lilac has been wafting through the air for a week now; it seems they have blossomed prematurely this year. Living in an old farmhouse, mine had grown crazy and unsightly over the years so we cut them back, hopefully they’ll become more like bushes and less like trees. I’ve managed to clean a few cemetery stones so far. I can do three or four before the blackflies find me. With the …

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