Patti’s April 26 “Inside New Gloucester” Column

New Gloucester residents at Party for a Cause to support the Good Shepherd Food Bank on March 23 are, back row from left, Paul Linet, Jackie Soley, Mark Stevens, Penny Hilton, David Hilton, Julie Fralich, Tabatha Nute, Sarah Nute, Misty Coolidge; front row from left, Laura Jane Sturgis and Nichole Stevens. Coolidge Family Farm, owned by Misty Coolidge and her husband, Peter DeBear, was the venue for the fundraiser.
Courtesy photo by Meraki Portrait

Gear up for Town Meeting

Study up for the May 6 annual Town Meeting by watching a video on local access cable TV Channel 1302. The program is comprised of two public hearings and two meetings held at the Amvets Hall on April 16. They consist of a public hearing on a senior property tax assistance ordinance, informational meeting on the public safety (fire and rescue) budget, Budget Committee public hearing on the FY 2020 proposed budge and a Budget Committee meeting.

The program is being broadcast at 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Friday, April 26; Saturday, April 27; and Sunday, April 28; as well as the following weekend in the same timeslots.

Additionally, it is available as video-on-demand at

Read Patti Mikkelsen’s complete column in the Lakes Region Weekly at