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STHE 7TH ANNUAL BLANKET
AND COMFORTER CAMPAIGN

Faith-In-Action Ministry is kicking-off their 7th Annual Blanket and Comforter Campaign in the local community on Monday, August 28th. Children and adult winter clothing, along with new or gently used blankets and comforters are currently being accepted. The winter clothing items needed are: coats, boots, skipants, scarfs, socks, thermal underwear, with an emphasis on mittens and gloves. Winter clothing along with blanket and comforters may be left in the blanket/comforter drop-off boxes in the following locations: Sebasticook Valley Federal Credit Union at 87 Moosehead Trail in Newport and at the Sebasticook Valley Federal Credit Union at 505 Somerset Avenue in Pittsfield. If you would like to arrange a pick-up of donations or are in need of winter clothing or blankets, contact Kevin, Faith-In-Action Ministry, at 207-313-4861. No Sunday phone calls. All donations help neighbors in the surrounding communities stay warm during the long winter months.



YARD SALE FUNDRAISER
TO BE HELD FOR KEN SMITH

A yard sale fundraiser will be held in Dexter across from Toots Deli on Saturday, August 19th from 9 AM to 3 PM. This event to benefit Ken Smith and his family as he is currently up against some serious medical issues. The community is encouraged stop by and find that treasure or bargain. Lots of stuff will be available from antiques, furniture, brand name clothes, including jeans for men, women, juniors, or boys, (come and do some school shopping or get a whole new wardrobe ) NASCAR cars, collectibles, craft supplies, snowmobile helmets, glassware, toys, games, books, nice Vera Bradley bags and some other nice brands, lots of odds n’ ends. If you would like to dontate contact Vickie at 270-3701 or 924-7464. The yard sale will be located at 94 Spring Street.



THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL
IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER

Here is a list of area school start-up dates.

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MOOSEHEAD LAKE FISHING REPORT
Guest column by Tim Obrey, Regional Fish Biologist
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LOW IMPACT FORESTRY WORKSHOP
TO BE HELD IN PISCATQUIS COUNTY

The PCSWCD is excited to be partnering with the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association to host their Introduction to Low Impact Forestry Workshop at the Law Farm public land, offering yet another informative workshop to help landowners better manage their woodlots.

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HERBS BEAR FRUIT AT
RECENT PUBLIC DISCUSSION
Dexter Dover Area Towns in Transition’s (DDATT) held its First Friday public discussion on Friday, August 4th at the Abbott Memorial Library in Dexter.
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NEWPORT HIGH’S ALUMNI REUNION
The efforts of Goodwin Gilman of Newport, class of 1954, led to the Newport High's Annual Alumni Meeting to once again, be held at Newport's Armory, where many former Newport High events took place throughout the years.
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