By Rita Doughty | Jan 12, 2018

Hello To All,

The weather has changed from the terrible cold ..below zero weather to melting snow, icy dooryards, and temp's in the 40's..All night long my roof had sliding snow, ice crashing down, and endless noise here. I never got much sleep needless to say. It is foggy, and raining here too, as I write this.  Sure seems good to look out at the thermometer and see 40 plus degree's on it today.Stay warm everyone, and hope for the best.

Upcoming now..

The Benefit for Teresa Cail has been planned for Sunday Jan. 14th at 11:30-1:30 PM at Freedom Grange Hall for a Turkey Pot Pie Dinner. Please try to support her in her fight against her cancer. It is most appreciated by her and family.

Another Benefit

Benefit Pot Luck for Rebecca Bryant at MV Cafe on Jan. 20th 5-7 PM Supper, and the Chinese Auction drawing following. Many items have been  donated. For info Karen at 382-3077.

From The Town Office

Another reminder of the Dog Licenses needing to be paid by Jan. 31, 2018, on Feb. 1, 2018 a State mandated fee of $25.00 per dog will be assesed. A rabies certificate is needed, and may be on hand at the Office. For further info 568-3907.

The 2018 Fishing Law Books are now available at the Office.

The Appeals Board will be meeting on Jan. 18, 2018 at 6 PM at the Office meeting room.


I was sorry to hear that Bobbi-Jo Ames had passed away. She lived at Leisure Homes in Unity. She had been confined to a wheelchair her whole life, but always had an upbeat personality, and a smile. I will miss her. Sympathy to her family and Billy.


Our Condolences to the Family of Joanne Newton LeSan that has passed away. Remembering her son's and family.  I remember Gram Stewart showing her how to knit.

Returned Home

It was good to hear that Brandi Anne Reynolds had finally gotten back home since her terrible accident in Unity two months ago. She is doing well since her last surgery on her head. She is staying with her grandmother to get back to her old self. She sure was happy to see her son, Derrick. May you be well soon Brandi. Thinking of you. Her Mom, Patty Bishop is still recuperating as well from her injuries.Get well soon.


Happy Birthday to Grandson Gabe Doughty on Jan. 20th. May your day be just special. We miss you !

Happy Birthday to Darren Doughty on Jan. 15th. Have a great day. He is my son Wayne's twin cousin.

Happy Birthday to Kelsea Doughty on Jan. 23rd. Have a fun day !


On Monday, Jan. 29th, the Montville Historical Society will meet. If the Schoolhouse is too cold meeting will be elsewhere. We will get an email the day before to let us know where.


I was sorry to hear Marguerite Ward is sick and in the Waldo County General Hospital at this time. Thinking of her family.

Mid-Winter Conference

The American Legion and Auxiliary will be meeting in Bangor on Jan. 20th for the Annual Meeting this winter., at the Spectacular Events Center.

Fishing Derby

On Jan. 27th 8 AM-2 PM at Lake St. George State Park for the Youth Fishing Day. Come on out with your kiddos for this event. Make sure you get a fishing license. Sounds like lots of fun for all. There is prizes and all for this.

Looking for Waitress

Mammie's Country Kitchen Restaurant is looking for a reliable full time waitress. Must be able to work night's and week-ends.References required. See Diane Jones.

Until next week,

Here it is raining today. We are going to be getting our cold temp's back soon. It seems it always rains and ruins the snow for the snowmobiler's. It is sad, as they have to go off away to even ride anymore. The local trails are open, but some changes have been made, as areas have been closed off from last year I hear. Too bad this happens after trails are made and maintained.  Oh well, it is winter, and the weather is what it is. Stay safe and warm all.


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