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Patti’s May 27 “Inside New Gloucester” Column

“Rooting for Democracy” Plant Sale

The ninth annual “Rooting for Democracy” Plant Sale, hosted by the New Gloucester Democratic Committee, will be held Saturday, June 4, from 9 a.m. to noon at Lil’ Mart, Route 100, New Gloucester. Plants of all varieties, including perennials, annuals, house plants, vegetables and herbs, will be offered at bargain prices. Arrive early for the best selection. The rain date will be Saturday, June 11.

In conjunction with the plant sale, a raffle will be held to win a lobster-of-the-month club membership at Fishermen’s Net in Gray, a $100 value. Tickets cost $3 each or two for $5. The drawing will be held at noon that day; you need not be present to win. For more information, or to donate plants, contact Penny Hilton at 926-4004.

For Patti Mikkelsen’s complete column in the Lakes Region Weekly, go to http://news.keepmecurrent.com/inside-new-gloucester-25/

AMVETS Bean Supper

AMVETS Member Meeting

AMVETS Bean Supper

AMVETS Post 6 Members Meeting

Patti’s Dec. 26 “Inside New Gloucester” Column

Sports for veterans

A Veterans Adaptive Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing program will be held every Wednesday from 9 a.m.-noon, Jan. 6 through March, weather and snow conditions permitting. It is free to all veterans with physical disabilities, traumatic brain injury and post traumatic stress. No experience is necessary. Ski instruction and equipment for skiing and snowshoeing are provided free of charge. All veterans who are interested in volunteering are welcome.

The program, hosted by Pineland Farms Veterans Adaptive Sports and Training (VAST), is headquartered at the Outdoor Center, 15 Farm View Drive, New Gloucester. Learn a new activity or practice your skills with Army veteran, two-time Olympic biathlete and occupational therapist, Kristina Sabasteanski. Interested veterans are asked to RSVP by Sunday of each week to kristina@pinelandfarms.org or 310-8694. For more information, visit pinelandfarms.org/VAST.

For Patti Mikkelsen’s complete column in the Lakes Region Weekly, go to http://www.keepmecurrent.com/lakes_region_weekly/news/inside-new-gloucester/article_e68d7666-a9a0-11e5-b171-d3d430d66861.html

New Gloucester Special Town Meeting

The Town of New Gloucester will be holding a Special Town Meeting on Monday, November 16, 2015 at 7:00 pm at AMVETS, 1095 Lewiston Road. Voters will be asked to consider three warrant articles. Two of the articles involve the town’s ongoing efforts to revitalize the Upper Village area. One article is a resolution asking citizens to support efforts to promote a village orientation in the Upper Village by implementing strategies consistent with a master planning effort. The second article seeks to amend the zoning in the Upper Village to promote a viable village center there.

A third article asks citizens if they’d like to move the Annual Town Meeting from Monday evenings to Saturday mornings.

Copies of all warrant articles are available at the Town Office front desk and on the town website at www.newgloucester.com. Copies of the proposed zoning amendments are available on the Planning Department page on the Town’s website and at the Town Office front desk. For more information, contact the New Gloucester Planning Office at 926-4126 x4.

AMVETS Annual Harvest Supper

The Lunn-Hunnewell Amvets Post 6 Auxiliary is sponsoring their annual harvest supper at the Amvets Hall, Route 100, New Gloucester, Saturday, Nov. 7, from 5-6 p.m. The menu will consist of ham, potato, carrots, squash, turnip, cabbage, onions, rolls, punch, coffee and tea. The dessert will be homemade apple crisp. The cost for adults is $9, $5 for children 6-12, and under 6 free. Proceeds will be used to sponsor the auxiliary’s veterans hospital project.

Amvets Annual Harvest Supper, Nov. 7

The Lunn-Hunnewell Amvets Post 6 Auxiliary is sponsoring their annual harvest supper at the Amvets Hall, Route 100, New Gloucester, Saturday, Nov. 7, from 5-6 p.m. The menu will consist of ham, potato, carrots, squash, turnip, cabbage, onions, rolls, punch, coffee and tea. The dessert will be homemade apple crisp. The cost for adults is $9, $5 for children 6-12, and under 6 free. Proceeds will be used to sponsor the auxiliary’s veterans hospital project.

Reception to Honor Retiring Barbara Seaver

A reception honoring Town of New Gloucester staff member Barbara Seaver will be held on Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015, 5 – 8 pm at the New Gloucester AmVets Post, 1095 Lewiston Road. Barbara has served our community as Deputy Clerk, Deputy Tax Collector, and Registrar of Voters for more than 30 years. She plans to retire on September 4th, 2015. Light refreshments will be served. You are invited to come and mark this special occasion with us.