Prospect News

By JAMIE ORESTIS | Aug 23, 2018

On August 21st the Selectmen and some town residents met with Jim Salmons of Salmons Inc. at the Town Office. Salmons gave a brief description of his company and what they expect to do with the old Butterworth quarry. The meeting was open to all.

On September 8th at 2pm on Bowden Point Rd. there will be an ice cream social. This event is for any resident on Bowden Point who would like to get out and meet their neighbors! More information on this event will be available soon.

On September 15th from 11am-2pm at the Marsh School Museum there will be a Quilt Show hosted by Sharon Sneed. Both new and antique quilts will be on display and Sharon will be speaking about technique and answer general quilting questions. For a sneak peek at Sharon’s work you can stop by the Town Office during regular business hours and we will be happy to take out the various ones she has made for us!

Community Center Events: A historical talk by John Johanson will take place on September 10th at 7pm. John is the president of the Winterport Historical Society. His talk will be about naval battles on the Penobscot. The next community supper will take place September 8th 4pm to 6pm. The Community Center will host an Antique Appraisal October 8th at 7pm. Appraisals will be done by local antique dealer Mark Bradstreet. Every Wednesday at 1pm the community club hosts a coffee time, all residents welcomed. The last Community Supper for the season will be on October 13th.

Prospect History: Did you know? Prospect was incorporated after it was separated from Frankfort on February 24, 1794.  In 1845 the town of Searsport incorporated after it was split from Prospect.  Stockton Springs, originally the southern part of Prospect, was separated in 1857. Prospect History facts are submitted by Historical Society member Sharon Sneed.

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