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Old South Church Harvest Supper to benefit youth camp scholarships(0)

October 20, 2019

FARMINGTON – The annual Harvest Supper held at the Old South First Congregational, 235 Main Street, will take place on Saturday, Nov. 2 from 5 to 6 p.m. Proceeds benefit Old South Church youth camperships to United Church of Christ Pilgrim Lodge located on Lake Cobbosseecontee in West Gardiner. The camperships have been made available […]

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Teachers Lounge Mafia at Wilton Free Public Library on Nov. 9

WILTON – Come to the Wilton Free Public Library on Saturday evening, Nov. 9, for a fun and family-friendly night of laughs. Doors will open for a Silent Auction at 6:30 p.m. The Teachers Lounge Mafia improv group will perform a hilarious, all-ages show at 7 p.m. The silent auction includes items donated from local […]

New tutor training available through Literacy Volunteers

Adult low literacy profoundly affects world, national, and local economies. Proliteracy, a literacy data warehouse, cites that 43 percent of adults with the lowest literacy levels live in poverty and their children are 72 percent more likely to be lower literate, creating a cyclical effect of generational poverty. One out of five Maine adults has […]

Western Maine Play Museum hosting Halloween Bash, After Hours event

WILTON – Western Maine Play Museum will be hosting a “Not So Scary Halloween Bash” on Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with events happening ALL DAY including a spooky story time sing-along, costume parade, pumpkin carving, games, special kitchen programming, and lots more! Visitors can also be the first to experience a […]

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