First Days of School

Submitted by Sethen on August 16, 2018 - 6:58pm

Tuesday, August 28th
MSAD #41: Grades K-5, 9 & New Students
MSAD #31: Grades K-12
RSU #68: Grades K-8
Foxcroft Academy: Grade 9 & New Students


Wednesday, August 29th
MSAD #41: Grades 6-8, 10-12
Foxcroft Academy: Grades 10-12


Tuesday, September 4th
LaGrange Christian Academy: Grades K-12

LaGrange Christian Academy Enrolling Students

Submitted by Sethen on August 16, 2018 - 6:54pm

Correction: School starts September 4th

Milo Livable Communities Survey

Submitted by Sethen on August 16, 2018 - 6:39pm

The Milo Age-Friendly project is seeking your help in making Milo an even better place for all citizens, with a special focus on older residents. To do this, we are asking that you complete the following survey. The information you provide will help to identify low-cost ways to improve the town for older residents. 

To encourage your participation, there will be a raffle for 10, $25 Hannaford gift cards. If you would like to be entered in the raffle to win one of these cards, please complete the survey and you will be forwarded to the gift card entry form. 

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/agefriendlymilo

Questions of a Historical Nature - More from Author Ken Hatchette

Submitted by Susan Worcester on August 15, 2018 - 4:25pm

The Brownville – Brownville Junction Historical Society and Parish House Museum Present:

Questions of a Historical Nature

What is the history behind the misalignment of Railroad Avenue at Front Street?

         How many buildings were considered part of the Henderson School System?

         The current configuration of the CPR station has a hip roof installed. When was it added?

         In what year was the Village of Henderson’s name changed to Brownville Junction?

          In what year was the covered bridge that crossed the Pleasant River in Brownville destroyed by fire? Did the bridge have a name?

 

Answers to these questions and more are addressed in... Read More

Brownville-Brownville Junction Historical Society Meets

Submitted by Susan Worcester on August 15, 2018 - 4:22pm
The B-BJ Historical Society met on August 14th at the museum. Here is a recap of the discussion:
 
There have been many visitors at the museum this year. 
 
The bank account has a healthy balance, thanks to the CD that we have had for years. We took in $533 this month in dues, donations, and sales. Also we had a gift of a $50 roll of stamps! That will cover mailing of two newsletters this year.
 
The book account is also doing well! We have fewer than 10 copies of Ken’s first book available and Susan has ordered more of the revised book to have on hand. 
 
We are still hoping that the crew at the Charleston Correctional Facility will be able to tackle our bathroom rebuild before next spring. 
 
Dick DeWitt donated his time to install two 8’ LED lights in our work area which greatly improved the lighting there.  We still need to investigate better lighting options for the main area of the museum.

Projects... Read More

Help Support the Bubar Family

Submitted by Sethen on August 14, 2018 - 5:50pm

Eric Bubar recently passed in a tragic car accident, and we are trying to help his wife and four kids raise money for the funeral and housing.
Here are some links and events to help donate to his family.

GoFundMe Fundraiser

Benefit Spaghetti Supper
Saturday, September 1st
4:00 - 6:00 pm
Legion Hall / BJHS Alumni Hall
Railroad Avenue, Brownville Junction

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