Winterport News

By Ruth Moran | May 16, 2014

School News                                                                                                                                      A Jazz Band Concert will be held at the Reeds Brook School in Hampden on May 21st.                                                                                                                                    Step-up Night at Hampden Academy is May 27, at 6:30 p.m.                                            No school May 26  in observance of Memorial Day.                                                                                                                                      Farmers Market                                                                                                                    Winterport Winery will be at the Farmers Market in Hampden selling baked goods beginning May 23,  from 2-6 p.m.  The farmers Market has relocated to the parking lot of the Town Office in Hampden                                                                                        Plant Sale                                                                                                                              Winterport Woman's Club will have a plant sale, May 24th at the Winterport Fire Station from 9-2.  Rain date is May 31.                                                                             Memorial Day                                                                                                                                       The parade will start at 11:00 a.m. at the Smith School and proceed to the cemetery.  James Gillway, Town Manager of Searsport and a member of the Maine House of Representatives will be the speaker and Art Gowie will be officiating Chaplin.                                                                                                                                     Public Hearing                                                                                                                                   Another public hearing is scheduled for May 29th at the Town Office to discuss the proposed new building to house the Town Office, Fire Station and Public Works.            Chili Cook Off Contest.                                                                                                        Anyone wishing to enter the Chili Cooking Contest to be held on the day of the Pants on Fire Race contact the Winterport Rec.  or call 370-1815 and leave a message.  There will be prizes awarded.                                                                                                                                               Winterport Winery                                                                                                                                                  The Maine Winery Guild will be sponsoring the 3rd    Annual Open Winery Day to celebrate Maine Wineries on Sat. June 7, 2014  from 11:00 4:00 p.m.  Participating Maine Wineries will have special offers to their tasting rooms including complimentary tastings, tours and special events.   For specific information regarding special offers, please contact the individual Winery.  A list of Wineries can be found at                                                                                                                Sympathy is extended to all the family and friends of John Nason who passed on recently.                                          

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