The pet pantry is open from 9-11 a.m. on the first Tuesday of each month. The next time it will be open is on Tuesday, Dec.5. Its mission is to assist people who, due to their economic circumstances, may be having trouble buying food for their cat or dog.
Girl Scouts of Maine announces that it will host Discover Girl Scout events for potential members and volunteers at locations throughout the state every month. These events will bring together girls from kindergarten through third grade and their caregivers, and allow them to discover why Girl Scouting is important to the development of girls, how it relates to the success of young women today, and the important role that adults play.
In celebration of Thanksgiving, post offices across the state of Maine will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23 and there will be no mail delivery. Full delivery and window operations will resume on Friday, Nov. 24.
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On Nov. 7, the Waldoboro Food Pantry served 72 households with food assistance. Those households received the usual selection of food items, produce, and bakery goods purchased by the pantry from Good Shepherd Food Bank, Hannaford Supermarket in Waldoboro, and the Common Market in Union. Those 72 households went from the pantry with groceries and a sense of comfort.
The annual Wiscasset Christmas tree lighting will be held Saturday, Dec. 2 at 4:30 p.m. on the town common. There will be holiday music performed by students in grades five through 12, with a sing-along of familiar songs.
For those alone on Thanksgiving Day, a free dinner will be available at the Waldoboro American Legion, located at 181 Jefferson St. in Waldoboro, at 1 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 23. Unlike some of the community dinners, this one is actually on Thanksgiving Day. It is intended for those who find themselves alone on that day. There are those who, for whatever reason, have no relatives, children, or neighbors to visit that day. This dinner is for them!
This year, more than 80 Lincoln Academy student musicians auditioned for the District 3 Honors Music Festival, and of those, a record 51 qualified to participate, several in both band and choir.
A holiday decorating contest to benefit Caring For Kids, an organization dedicated to helping kids of Bristol and South Bristol, will be held by Bristol Parks & Recreation. The first annual contest, “Deck the Homes,” invites Bristol residents to decorate the exterior of their homes with lights, wreaths, scenery, and other decorative ornaments.
The Bristol Parks and Recreation Department recently received a $2,000 grant through the Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation to plant fruit trees in Bristol parks. The purpose of the project is to offer free, healthy fruit to park visitors.
The University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center recognized Annelissa “Lili” Pugh for her commitment to marine science education as she leaves the position of the center’s K-12 education coordinator in late November.
People are encouraged to bring winter coats to Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main St., Damariscotta. These donations will help keep seniors warm this winter. All the donations will go to Goodwill. Certificates/coupons of donation can be collected for record or, if in need, one can get a coupon and pick up a coat.
Matthew Roberts, 6, of Damariscotta, captured gold in the Youth Division with his license plate display at the Colonial Region fall meet of the Automobile License Plates Collectors Association in Leominster, Mass. on Sunday, Nov. 12.
The Damariscotta Montessori School middle-school students — seventh- and eighth-graders – recently had the chance to experience the roots of American civics and history firsthand. As part of their curriculum, the students embark on a one-week excursion to study American history on-site each year.
For many years, Lincoln County Assembly of God has hosted a free community Thanksgiving meal. This year, this great meal will be provided from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 23.