Right up there with, “you call that music?”, “now, that was real dancing!” and the classic “close that door, did you grow up in a barn?”, one of the most time honored parental refrains is “money doesn’t grow on trees.”
To the Editor:
It may interest your readers that in 2008 the Midcoast Green Collaborative conducted 90 home energy audits.
You are never going to believe this but I was out walking with a friend Feb. 15, and as I entered my driveway my two maple trees are all in bud with branches.
Hundreds of people have passively viewed the Northern Hawk Owl from the berm of Route 130 near the Bristol Consolidated School recently.
On behalf of everyone at Youth Promise, I would like to sincerely thank all the members of the Lincoln County community that supported and attended our show, Guys in Gowns, Feb. 7.
To the Editor:
On Jan. 31, 70 adults and kids spent the afternoon sledding, snow shoeing and making snowmen and s’mores to raise much-needed funds for fuel assistance.
Thank you to Lucy Martin for her wonderful support in helping me try to reach out to Whitefield’s military folks (“Whitefield Bicentennial Quilt square to honor troops,” page 1B, LCN 2/19/09). I know that her article means a lot to others, be they from our town or not, for in remembering Whitefield’s troops, we remember their other brothers and sisters in harm’s way.
Dear Newcastle citizens: the Newcastle Planning Board intends to present to the Selectmen a revision of our Zoning Ordinance for the Village District.
Presented under the banner of preventing sprawl and establishing a pedestrian based downtown, the proposal would radically alter Main St. (Bus. Rt. 1) in Newcastle.
I would like to write a letter of thanks to the Family Holiday Wishes program. I am a single mother of two and work full time, but I was out of work for three months around Christmas.
Each week I pick up the paper and see another article about the CLC YMCA, including photos of members, class schedules, and upcoming events. And each week I think, wow, they are sure doing a wonderful job for the community.
Major Ken Mason looks every inch like the former Marine and career lawman that he is. Although his co-workers at the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office can trade tales about Mason’s polished sense of humor, the Ken Mason the general public is more likely to see is the one with the practiced deadpan expression and the burn-a-hole-through-you glare that anyone who has been on the wrong end of a traffic ticket would recognize as an invitation to pipe down.
Healthy Kids has been serving Lincoln County families since 1985 with parent education, home visiting, and school-based programs whose mission is to strengthen families and prevent child abuse. The current budget environment has significantly impacted Healthy Kids and led to restructuring and staffing changes.
Given the attention rightly focused on the historical significance of our 44th President taking office this week, it might be easy to take our eye off the ball of history we have to make right here at home.
From Nov. 24, 2008, through Jan. 5, 2009, the organization known as The Friends of Fort Edgecomb (FOFE) has been much in the news. Let me provide some explanation and clarification of this organization’s mission and goals.