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By Penny Sampson | Oct 19, 2019

All my maple trees have turned color and dropped many of their leaves except that my giant maple has barely begun to turn. I've been told that tree alone is good for 5 cords of wood. Someday soon it will have to come down; it'll be a sad day.

I heeded the advice of our EMA director, Jason Johnson, and prepared for the Nor'easter, but the worst thing that happened at my house was I lost cable for an hour. That being said, there were many not so lucky. Thank you to Jason and the Unity Fire Department who stood at the ready in case of problems.

There will be another Waldo County rabies clinic to be held at the Troy Town Office Nov. 23 from 9 to 11 a.m. Free for Waldo County residents. $7 for non-residents. Please use your leashes and carriers. Troy residents will also be able to license their dogs that day.

I caught Pam Niles, Jason Edwards and Ron Hubbard unloading a trailer full of returnables at the Depot the other day. The bottles and cans are collected at the Unity Shop 'n' Save and the money is given to local charities. The trailer will be available for your returns until the end of October.

Unity’s Rotary Club will be offering Navel Oranges (22 per box) for $26, Pink Grapefruit (15 large per box) for $26, or Half & Half (12 oranges and 10 grapefruit) for $26. They will be offering gift boxes again for $20. These are either navels and marmalade or toffee and mandarins. The deadline for ordering the fruit will be Nov. 12, for expected delivery to be around Dec. 10. Please see your local Rotarian to order.

Community Yoga (formerly The Troy House) opened for business Oct. 18. Classes are held at 195 Depot St. (the brick building). FMI: 416-2501 or see their Facebook page or website,

The annual Hunters' Supper will be held at the American Legion Hall on Windemere Lane Nov. 9 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. with a great assortment of baked beans, casseroles and desserts, $8 for adults and $4 for children under 12.

Attention Harry Potter fans! On Oct. 31 from 5 to 8 p.m., you can visit Platform 9 3/4, Diagon Alley and Gringott's Bank at the home of Dennis and Sharon Picard on Main Street in Unity (formerly the Copper Heron). Many of your favorite characters will be there, including Harry, Hermione, Ron and Hagrid, along with the dastardly Voldemort, Beatrix Lestrange and the acromantula (giant spider) Aragog.


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