by Dick Desmarais
Tuesday, Oct. 1, starting at 7 p.m., the regular meeting of the selectmen will take place in the Town Hall. This meeting will be televised.
Tuesday, Oct. 1, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., the Searsport Ambulance will be holding a blood pressure clinic in the Bangor Savings Bank. Appointments are not necessary.
Tuesday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m., the Searsport Historical Society will be holding its monthly meeting in Curtis Hall. The guest speaker will be John Ford, Sr. John was a state of Maine game warden who retired in 1990, and the Waldo County sheriff from 1991 to 1999. Throughout his law-enforcement career he compiled innumerable stories and shares his experiences in his first book, "Suddenly the Cider Didn't Taste so Good," and second book, "This Cider Still Tastes Funny." He is a gifted speaker who keeps his audiences enthralled with his generally hilarious depictions of the people and situations he has encountered over the years. Please join the community for this entertaining evening of stories, refreshments and fellowship. The historical society's meetings are open to the public free of charge.
Fling into Fall takes place Oct.11 and 12. I will list the information about this event when I get it.
For those who signed up for the Tonka Truck Restoration, there is one more workshop left. If anyone should need help, they can get it Saturday, Oct. 5, from 9 a.m. to noon at Searsport Automotive and Tires at 357 W. Main St.
Saturday, Oct. 12, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., there will be a needle-felting demonstration at WORKS at 21 E. Main St. Interested people of all ages are invited to watch and participate.
Monday, Oct. 14, starting at 6:30 p.m., the regular meeting of the Planning Board will take place in the Town Hall. This meeting will be televised.
Feel free to pass this on to interested people.