Lincolnville News

By Diane O'Brien | Mar 06, 2014

Municipal Meetings

All meetings are at the town office, 493 Hope Road, unless otherwise noted.

The Selectmen meet Monday, March 10, at 6 p.m., meeting televised.

The Planning Board meets Wednesday the 12th at 7 p.m., meeting televised.

Town Office

The vacancy on the Lincolnville Central School Committee hasn’t yet been filled. The term is up in June when election of town officials is held. For more information contact any School Committee member, Superintendent Nancy Weed at 763-3818, Principal Paul Russo at 763-3366 or Town Administrator David Kinney at 763-3555.

School

Last week, thanks to a program sponsored by Partners for Enrichment, LCS students and staff learned about the culture of West Africa through drumming and dance when three members of the African Drum and Dance Troupe from Senegal put on an interactive workshop. To see photos go to the school’s website at fivetowns.net/lcs and click on “Lynx News.”

The non-profit Partners for Enrichment brings programs like this throughout the year to LCS, Hope Elementary School and Appleton Village School. It’s a great organization to support if you like to keep your contributions local. Send to: Partners for Enrichment, 721 Camden Road, Hope, ME 04847.

Upcoming music events include the sixth-grade District III Honors Festival March 7 at Maranacook High School in Readfield, and the grades 3 through 5 concert on Tuesday the 11th at Walsh Common.

LCS students have many opportunities for after school fun; for example a recent calendar of events includes a HAL wrestling meet, after school skiing at the Snow Bowl, Lego Club, and Chess Club.

Call for Artists

Maine artists, age 50 and older, are invited to exhibit their work at the 12th annual Festival of Art in Belfast, May 15 through 18. Sponsored by Senior College at Belfast and the University of Maine Hutchinson Center, this non-juried exhibit is open to amateur and professional visual artists. Last year’s Festival included 140 works of art and attracted more than 1,000 visitors.

To get an entry form, contact seniorcollegefestivalofart@gmail.com or call Juliane Dow at 857-719-6733.The entry deadline is March 31.

Condolences

Sympathy to the family and friends of Seaward Heal who passed away recently. Seaward was a “Jack of all trades” with great knowledge of mechanics and spent most of his life working in garages including many years working for Rosey Gerry restoring antique vehicles.

Last week Dick Ballou of Lincolnville Beach passed away. Dick and his wife, Pat, built and ran the Black Horse Inn for many years. Dick was a long-time member of the Route One Committee, helping to put together the plan for the Route One reconstruction through the Beach. Sympathy to his family as well.

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