Morrill Town News

By Sarah Reynolds | Sep 20, 2012

By Fox Buck


Town Office hours are: Monday, 5-8 p.m., Tuesday, noon - 8 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m.-noon. For more information please call 342-3300 or visit the website at

Historical Society meeting

Morrill Historical Society plans to meet at the Smith House on Sunday, Sept. 30, at 1 p.m. They plan to continue sifting through a collection of old photos and have a quick follow-up on old business. Anyone who would like to attend is welcome. For further information contact Anne at 342-2170. Leave a message.

Anyone wanting information on the withdrawal from RSU20 Committee activity should contact the Morrill Town Office. Updated information on the request plan for withdrawal is going to be sent to the office, where residents may recieve a copy. An Oct. 23 deadline is the goal of the Belfast Committee for Withdrawal, and they are working hard in conjunction with Morrill and other towns to devise a practical plan to be submitted to the Department of Education.

Benefit dinner

There will be a benefit dinner for Brianna Spaulding,, who suffers from cystic fibrosis, at the Belmont Town Office Sept. 29 5-7 p.m. It is being hosted by the Fire Department. It is a potluck supper. Cost is $5.

Haunted walk

Belfast High School's class of 2016 is hosting the second annual haunted walk. This year's walk will be at the high school on Friday, Oct. 26, and Saturday, Oct. 27, 6- 9:30 p.m. Watch for more information in coming weeks. If you are interested in sponsoring or participating in a haunt please contact Anne Ambrose at 342-2170.

Harvest festival

Free Fall Harvest Festival, Sunday Sept. 30, noon-3 p.m. at New Life Community Church on Route 173 in South Montville. There will be fun for the whole family with a chicken barbecue, bounce house, games, cotton candy, fresh-pressed apple cider, crafts, music and more! All ages are welcome. Contact Jeff and Jamie Davis at 589-4862 if you have further questions or need directions.

Hospice auction

A reminder that Hospice Volunteers of Waldo County is holding its third annual auction. They are seeking donations of (new) goods or services to be offered. The auction is to be held at the Hutchinson Center in Belfast on Saturday, Oct. 20. Your donation to the auction will help a most worthy cause. If you cannot donate to the auction, we hope you will come to support us. Donations can be picked up. Please call Connie at the Hospice Office 930-2677 or email volunteer Ginny Ford

Fourth Annual Frye Mountain Heritage Tour

Once again the Monville Historical Society is offering horse-drawn wagon tours of Frye Mountain. Each ride aboard the open wagons lasts about two hours, and there are nine wagons. The tours travel past marked sites of old farms, schools, and cemeteries. We are looking forwards to learning more this year. Pre-registration is needed to confirm a seat on the tour. For more information and to sign up, call Barbara Boulay at 589-4414

Montville Fire Department

The Chinese auction that was postponed due to weather has been revamped and rescheduled for Sept. 29 and 30 at the fire house on Route 220 in Montville. They will open the auction on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. On Sunday they will open at 3 p.m. There will be hamburgers, hot dogs, and soda available both days. They expect to start the drawings for the Chinese auction about 5:30 p.m. followed by the closing of the silent auction, at which time the winners will be announced. They will gladly accept items for the auction. Contact Karen York at 382-3077 or with any questions or donations.

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