Three Rivers Kiwanis Yard Sale & Auction

Submitted by Sethen on June 20, 2018 - 4:49pm

Three Rivers Kiwanis contributes $2,000 for summer meals program

Linked from: Piscataquis Observer
Submitted by Sethen on June 20, 2018 - 4:13pm

Photo courtesy of Three Rivers Kiwanis
HELPING FEED KIDS THIS SUMMER — The Three Rivers Kiwanis of Milo/Brownville recently donated $2,000 to the summer meals program in Milo. The program provides free lunch for area children 18 and under from June 18 to Aug. 22 — no sign up or registration required. For more information on this program text “Summer Meals” to 97779, call 343-0171 or visit Pictured are, from left, Three Rivers Kiwanis Club Secretary Nancy Harrigan, Milo Police Chief/Town Manager Damien Pickel and Three Rivers Kiwanis Club President Susan Schaffer.

2018 Summer Recreation

Submitted by Sethen on June 19, 2018 - 1:28pm

The Milo/Brownville Summer Recreation events are all in the Community Calendar!

We have also put together this file with all the various flyers.

Piscataquis Amateur Radio Club Field Day

Submitted by George Dean on June 19, 2018 - 11:40am

Amateur Radio “Field Day” June 23 and 24 Demonstrates Science, Skill, and Service.

Members of the Piscataquis Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, June 23 – 24 at Dave Ramsey's camp on the Sebec River. Since 1933, ham radio operators across North America have established temporary ham radio stations in public locations during Field Day to showcase the science and skill of Amateur Radio. This event is open to the public and all are encouraged to attend. For more than 100 years, Amateur Radio — sometimes called ham radio — has allowed people from all walks of life to experiment with electronics and communications techniques, as well as provide a free public service to their communities during a disaster or emergency, all... Read More

SAD 41 district budget meeting Thursday evening

Linked from: Piscataquis Observer
Submitted by Sethen on June 19, 2018 - 11:34am

Stuart Hedstrom • June 18, 2018

MILO — The dates for the annual district budget meeting and referendum on the 2018-19 SAD 41 budget were both scheduled by the school board during a June 13 meeting at the Penquis Valley School.

The annual district budget meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 21 in the Walter E. Oakes Gymnasium at Penquis Valley, with an informational meeting before at 5:30 p.m. The total budget approved across the warrant items then will be moved to a referendum one week later on Thursday, June 28. Residents of Atkinson, Brownville, LaGrange and Milo will vote either “yes” or “no” on the total budget at the polls.

The current academic year’s budget is $8,500,571, as this sum was... Read More

Community meeting at Sebec Village Reading Room

Linked from: Eastern Gazette
Submitted by Sethen on June 17, 2018 - 12:06pm

SEBEC - The Sebec Village Associates has invited the public to attend a community meeting at the Reading Room on Wednesday, June 27 at 6:30 pm. With the explosion of Internet access, the relevance of libraries is being questioned, but the goal of the SVA is to reverse this thinking and create a library that is a vital, exciting destination for the community. There are many opportunities for family activities and education support for youth at the library.  Coffee, tea, and the famous Reading Room baked goods will be provided free of charge.

The library hours for The Sebec Village Reading Room Library have been established for June: Mondays, 6-8 pm; Thursdays, 9:30 - 11:30 am; Fridays, 1-3 pm.  Use of the library is free. Not only is there a collection of fiction and non-fiction... Read More