Knox News

By Rita Doughty | Oct 12, 2019


Hello to All,

Oh how those leaves have turned on all the trees here now, and so pretty. It is peak season for all the pretty colors. Take a ride and enjoy the scenery. We all know what comes next. The apple season has pick your own at the orchards. Fresh cider. Squash, onions, potatoes, pumpkins, and more are available at the veggie stands. So nice to buy fresh.

New Beat Farm

Pressed for Cider has the stand open on Thursdays, 1 to 6 p.m., at the farm for fresh pressed cider. Yum. You can get some on Fridays and Saturdays at the farmers markets in Belfast as well. It is so good as I stopped to get some. On Morse Road, formerly Denby Larrabee Farm.


On Oct. 7, Viola Emily Michaud entered the world weighing 7 lbs. 3 oz., born to parents Nickolas and Staci Carson Michaud. Congratulations to all.


Cin-Fully created by Cindy Ludden in Jackson as she has all kinds of winter and Christmas goodies for sale now. This weekend of Oct. 12, 13 and 14, open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. She also has yard sale items for the Jackson Food Pantry to purchase as well. Stop by, and see what she has to offer. It is worth your trip to see her.

Items are listed on the Jackson Food Pantry online auction of interest as well. Check it out on Facebook. Cindy will be open all weekends of October, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and for appointments call 722-3205.

Cemetery association

The Pleasant Hill Cemetery Association members and board will meet Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 6 p.m. at the Freedom Town Annex. This is the semi-annual meeting for lot holders or representatives thereof. Info: Bob at 382-6324.

Second annual

Freedom's Antique Roadshow is Sunday, Nov. 3, 2 to 4 p.m. at Freedom Grange Hall by the Freedom Community Historical Society. Appraisal night and collectibles sale. Panel of professional appraisers. General, bottles and coins. $5 donation for one item, $3 each additional. $10 table rental for collectibles sales. Refreshments served.

Haunted Trail

Second annual, 144 Pond Road, Albion, to help the sixth grade earn money for their Boston trip. Saturdays, Oct. 19 and 26, 7 to 9 p.m. $5 each or $15 per family. Concessions available. Info 649-3532. Supposed to be a hair-raising scary event out through this trail. Sounds like fun. If you like spooky, this is for you.

Surprise event

Roy Ward's 100th birthday celebration at Freedom Grange on Saturday, Oct. 26, 1 p.m. Snacks and visits wanted. Come help him celebrate his 100th birthday.

Fourth District Ladies Auxiliary

The meeting of the DDVP District 4 president and members is on Sunday, Oct. 20, at Belfast American Legion Post at 1 p.m. Refreshments.

The 100th year celebration of our Department of Maine is on Nov. 10, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Department Headquarters in Winslow.

Legion supper and raffle

In Unity at American Legion Post 50 will be a baked bean supper and raffle, 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9. Baked beans and all to go with them, casseroles, salads, hot dogs, rolls, drinks and desserts, and more. Raffle drawing after supper.


Happy birthday to Carol Mishou Pierpont on Oct. 15!  On Oct. 16, happy birthday to Cassidy Roderick! Hope you have a great day.

Spaghetti Dinner

On Sunday, Nov. 10, 3 to 5 p.m., a Team Yellow Spaghetti Dinner at Monroe Elementary School Cafe. Spaghetti with meatballs or without, salad, bread, and Stone Fox Farm ice cream for Roland Clements (Marnee Clements). He has sarcoma cancer. This is to help them out at this time. I hope it is well attended to support him. Yummy food, and of course ice cream. Mark your calendar. I have a habit of advertising, and forgetting to put these things on my calendar.

Visit with a cousin

On Tuesday Marilyn McKenney, Dee Dee Doughty and myself went to Belfast to visit and look at some of our family pictures. We visited with Brenda Jackson Larrabee and Glen. We had a great visit and baked goodies as well. Thanks! I have to go back and see more pictures.

Mount View Craft Fair

This year's date is Saturday, Dec. 7, 9 a.m.


The Halloween Party by Freedom Rec is Sunday, Oct. 27, 6 to 8 p.m. at the Town Office. Trunk or Treat and refreshments served.

Church supper

Freedom Congregational Church supper next month, Nov. 2, is turkey and all the fixin’s, 4:30 to 6 p.m.

Until next week,

Enjoy the week, folks. The leaves are falling fast as the wind was blowing a gale today. If you are not feeling well, I hope you feel better soon. The flu bug has hit in places already. Stay warm and be safe.


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