Searsport Town News

By Sarah Reynolds | Oct 15, 2012

By Dick Desmarais


Monday, Oct. 15, the town office will start issuing 2013 dog licenses.

Tuesday, Oct. 16, starting at 7 p.m., the regular Selectmen's meeting will take place in the Town Hall. This meeting will be televised.

Thursday, Oct. 18, starting at 6:30 p.m., the Historic Preservation Committee will meet in the Town Hall. This meeting will be televised.

Thursday, Oct. 25, starting at 7 p.m., the North Station Committee will meet in the Dan Rich Public Safety Building.

Friday, Oct. 26, & Saturday, Oct. 27, the Belfast Area High School class of 2016 will host the second haunted walk. This year they will have the walk at Belfast High School on Waldo Avenue. Walks will start at 6 p.m. and continue until 9:30 p.m. Cost is $5. per person. They recommend children under 13 be accompanied by an adult, as they plan to be very frightening. Funds raised by the haunted walk will benefit the high school classes for future activities. For further questions contact Anne @ 342-2170 or e-mail They look forward to scaring you.

The Warm Coat Project in Waldo County is once again collecting coats, warm sweaters and blankets to be distributed to those in need. Items must be clean and in good condition. The collection boxes are at the Waldo County YMCA, the Belfast Police Department, First Church and the Prospect Town Office. Donations will be accepted through the first week of December. Distribution will take place on the days the Christmas and Thanksgiving boxes are given out and other places. For more information, call Debbie Mitchell at 338-1255.

For your information

Through Oct. 3, 2012, the revenue received this year from recycling at the Transfer Station stands at $22,425.53. This money helps offset the total operating costs of the transfer station. Recycling works.

List of Fling into Fall winners:



1st - Uncle Sam - Beautification Committee

2nd - Headless Horseman - Historical Society

3rd - Green Betty - Woman's Fellowship


1st - Tozier's

2nd - Bangor Savings

3rd - TD Bank


1st - Miss Merie by the Sea - Barbara Clouters


1st - Raggedy Ann and Andy - Sheafe Family

2nd - Coffin - Gibbs Family


1st - Spider - High School Art Department

2nd - Camp Fire - Cub Scouts



1st - Kent Bradstreet

2nd - Blue Jacket

3rd - Sophie Whited


1st - Jonah Gibbs

2nd - Daniel McKeon

3rd - David Estes, Jr.

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