By Sallyann Hadyniak | Aug 03, 2017
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Pancake Breakfast:

The Dirigo Grange #98 will hold a pancake breakfast on August 12 from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m.    The menu will consist of:

Plain or blueberry pancakes, sausage, home fries, blueberry muffins, orange juice and coffee.

The cost is $8.00.

There will also be pies for sale.

Rec. Comm:

We are looking for new members. What I am hoping for now is that we can recruit some volunteers. For the Freedom Rec. Comm. We are only a handful of people and we could really use the help.  Our projects include, a parade in the summer, Veteran’s Day, Halloween, Christmas Craft Fair and whatever else that might cone up.  Think about it, we meet once a month, no dues involved and remember, it is for the benefit of the children that we would like to make plans so that when that grow up they will gave fond memories of Freedom  Our next event is a parade Saturday, Aug. 26, and the theme is:

Paws for a Cause

We will be collecting donations of money, dog and cat food, treats, blankets, carriers, coats, sweaters, leashes, collars, etc. and so much more.  We will donate it to the Waterville Humane Society.

There will also be a Chicken BBQ given by the Freedom Volunteer Fire Department which will be held in the Freedom Park, a yard sale, games, Pine Tree Boat Association of antique boats on Freedom Pond starting at 11:30 a.m.

Music for your entertainment and a variety of games to be played.

We would like to see the residents join in the parade and in the festivities afterward. Show your support and let’s give to the animals who always give us their unconditional love.

By the time you read this, we will have made a big improvement to the playground in the park.  Wood chips have been placed under and around the playground equipment which makes it safer for the boys and girls.  .

Tickets Available:

The Kennebec Valley Chords men that marvelous men's barbershop harmony chorus, is putting on their 45th annual show September 30th at the Ayotte Auditorium on the Thomas College campus in Waterville. The same place as last year. The show is "A Patriotic Salute to WWII" and all veterans and active military personnel. Featuring The Chords men Chorus and Quartets, Mainly Harmony Chorus, Exchange St. Quartet and Sound Check the Waterville HS Chorus.

Tickets can be purchased at the door or from any Chords man. Galen Larrabee and Dave Bridges are local members and will be happy to provide tickets in advance.


The Selectmen will meet on Monday, August 14, 2017 at the Town Office starting at 6:00 p.m.

Dirigo Grange #98:

The Grange will hold their meeting at the Dirigo Grange Hall on Thursday, August 17 starting at 6:30 p.m.

Voice of Freedom:

Summer is half over already, where does the time go?  Until next week, stay safe and stay cool!  God Bless!

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