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Annual Cabin Fever Book and Bake Sale

Fall Festival Book Sale

Fall Festival Book Sale from 8-noon today. Books, movies, audiobooks, baked goods, plants and maybe a surprise or two will be on sale. Prices are right, kids paperbacks 2 for 25 cents with hardcover books going for 25 cents. Adult prices are double that, 25 cents for paperbacks and 50 cents. There are specials in all areas that sell for just a bit more.

First Dibs for Kids Book Sale

Children’s book prices will be 25 cents for hard covers and 2 for 25 cents for soft covers. Adults must be accompanied by a child to shop.


Cabin Fever Book and Bake Sale

Come one, come all to the Cabin Fever Book and Bake Sale at the New Gloucester Library on Saturday, February 13th from 8:00am-12:00pm (snow date February 20th from 8:00am-12:00pm). In addition to a large assortment of adult books, children’s books, CDs, DVDs, and vintage books, there will be puzzles and games for sale!! All items sold at great prices!!  As always, home baked goodies will also be on sale. The Cabin Fever Sale is a one stop shopping event to stock up for February break or to help you get through the rest of winter. On February 13thfrom 8:00am-12:00pm, the place to be is the New Gloucester Library (379 Intervale Road) for great deals! For more information call 926-4840. “THE BEST BOOK SALE IN THE STATE!”(quote from a satisfied customer)   See you at the Cabin Fever Book & Bake Sale!!!


Fall Frolic Book Sale

Everything on sale, books, movies, audiobooks, vintage, specials and bake sale are on Saturday, 8-noon. Want to bake? See Carla or Sue. We prefer that baked goods come in on Friday.

First Dibs for Kids Book Sale

This kid friendly event is for the kids. No adult will be allowed in unless they have a child with them. Only kid books/movies on sale. Everything else, adult materials, vintage, specials and bake sale are on Saturday, 8-noon.

Way to Go, New Gloucester!

Sometimes you gotta’ talk about what’s going RIGHT in a town! There are plenty of things in New Gloucester to get citizens riled up – but there is a lot to be really proud of. What brought this to mind was two weekends with great events.

The first weekend was the double-shot of fun provided by the wine tasting at the Village Store, followed by the Coffee House created and hosted by Michael and Julie Fralich at the Congregational Church, a short walk away. Continue reading

Patti’s Feb. 1 “Inside New Gloucester” Column

Explore Big Falls Preserve

The Rain or Shine Club has scheduled an outing to explore the Big Falls Preserve at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 7.

The 40-acre preserve at the far end of Woodman Road, straddling the New Gloucester and Auburn line, was donated by Michael and Julie Fralich to the Royal River Conservation Trust in December. It features a scenic waterfall at the mouth of a small wading pool, creating a destination for hikers on a 1.5-mile loop trail. Snowshoes are recommended.

The parking spot is at the junction of Woodman Road and Ayer Road. For more information, contact Kyle Warren at kyle@rrct.org.

For Patti Mikkelsen’s complete column in the Lakes Region Weekly, go to http://news.keepmecurrent.com/inside-new-gloucester-161/


Patti’s Sept. 28 Inside New Gloucester Column

Rupert Watson, left, Tom Blake, Phil Blake and David Watson, along with others, met Sept. 19  at the New Gloucester Veterans Monument to see the inscription for the Watsons’ uncle, a British WW II pilot in the Royal Navy who perished over the skies of New Gloucester during training maneuvers in 1943.

1943 air crash memorialized

Tragedy struck over the skies of New Gloucester’s Intervale region 75 years ago.

On Oct. 3, 1943, British pilots Lieutenant Commander Alfred Jack Sewell and Sub-Lieutenant David James Falshaw Watson took off from Brunswick Naval Air Station to practice training maneuvers. Apparently one plane came up under the other, causing a collision that resulted in the deaths of both pilots.

Rupert and David Watson learned about the tribute to their uncle through internet research. When Rupert and his wife, who are from New Zealand, were visiting his brother David in New York, they decided to visit the Veterans Monument. They contacted Jean Libby from the Veterans Monument Committee in advance.

On Sept. 19, Phil Blake’s son, Tom, presided over a gathering of the three members of the Watson family, plus 20 New Gloucester Historical Society members and local dignitaries to honor pilot David James Falshaw Watson and present the trio with memorabilia from the monument’s dedication ceremony in 2014.

For Patti Mikkelsen’s complete column in the Lakes Region Weekly, go to http://news.keepmecurrent.com/inside-new-gloucester-152/


Patti’s Sept. 29 “Inside New Gloucester” Column

Indie Author Day

New Gloucester Public Library is proud to announce it will participate in the second annual Indie Author Day celebration with a free event Saturday, Oct. 14. Three local authors will conduct a panel discussion, which includes reading excerpts from their books, starting at 1 p.m.

This event provides an opportunity to help local self-published and independent authors get discovered and for readers to find new books written by fellow community members. Joan Dempsey, Dave Jefferson (Dr. J) and Steve Rogers will share their experiences with various types of writing, fiction, nonfiction and poetry.

The library is located at 379 Intervale Road, Route 231. For more information, contact Suzan Hawkins, library director, at srhawkins@newgloucesterlibrary.org or 926-4840. To learn more about Indie Author Day, visit www.indieauthorday.com.

For Patti Mikkelsen’s complete column in the Lakes Region Weekly, go to: http://news.keepmecurrent.com/inside-new-gloucester-123/