Lincolnville Town News

By Sarah Reynolds | Jul 09, 2012

By Diane O'Brien<>


Municipal meetings

All meetings are held at Lincolnville Central School unless otherwise noted.

The Cemetery trustees meet tonight, Thursday, July 12, at 6:30 p.m.

The Conservation Commission meets Monday, July 16, 4 p.m. at the Lincolnville Improvement Association building.

Also Monday, the Board of Assessors meets at 6 p.m. at the Town Office.

The Land Use Committee meets on Monday as well, 7 p.m.

The Comprehensive Plan Review Committee meets Tuesday, July 17, at 6:30 p.m.

Art show

Chris Polson has a show of new paintings hanging at Twin Brook Stretchers, 59 Calderwood Lane. An opening reception for the community will be held 5-7 p.m. Saturday, July 14. Daily hours, M-F, are 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through Sept. 14.

Old time community picnic and auction

Next up in this summer’s roster of events to Move It! is a picnic and auction at the Center Schoolhouse, Sunday July 22, 5-7 p.m. Featuring slow-roasted pulled pork on homemade rolls, thanks to Arabella, Rose & Peter Thomas’ wood-fired oven, and lots of hot weather salads, cookies and watermelon, the picnic will be followed by an auction of local items and gift certificates. Bid on a cord of firewood, a private cruise on the Penobscot, even the right to have a character with your name in Liz Hand’s next novel.

Speaking of moving it, a very animated Center School, complete with hairy legs and pulled by three little girls, danced down Main Street in last Saturday’s Strawberry Festival parade. If you weren’t there, it’s a pretty sure thing a repeat performance will be arranged for the Fall Festival parade at the Beach. Don’t miss it!

Coleman Pond

The Pond Association meets Saturday, July 21, 9 a.m. to noon at Whitney Oppersdorf’s studio on Brawn Road. Fire protection for pond property owners will be the featured topic.

Schoolhouse Museum

Be sure to stop by the museum with visitors in tow, if you have them this summer. Hours are M-W-F, 1-4 p.m.

L’ville Bulletin Board

If you’ve been hearing about the Lincolnville Bulletin Board and meaning to sign up, just send me an email saying so, and I’ll send you an invitation. Anyone can check out the website of the LBB by going to All posts are there, from the beginning of the LBB back in the winter of 2010.

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