The Mike Sabins Memorial Youth Fish and Game Association will hold another “Hooked on Fishing” event sponsored by Inland Fisheries and Wildlife on Saturday, June 4 on Seven Tree Pond at Ayer Park, Route 235 in Union from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. No fishing license is required. For more information, call Scot and Mary Sabins at 785-4076.


A reminder from the town office: because the tax due date has already passed, if you are paying your taxes, the amount listed on your bill is no longer correct because the interest has accrued on your unpaid taxes. Please feel free to call the town office 785-4199 for an update amount before sending in a check.

Benefit supper

Saturday, June 4 there will be a chicken barbecue at the Appleton Village School starting at 5 p.m. Proceeds from this supper will go to the Amon Vaughan Memorial Scholarship fund. Donation $8 for adults, $4 children under 12, free for children under 5 and family $25 maximum. Cookbooks will also be on sale for $14.

Voting-Town meeting

Just a reminder: voting at the polls in Hope will be Tuesday, June 14 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. You will be asked to vote for the following: Two-Selectmen-Assessor/Overseer of the Poor; Jason Hall, Lewis Merrifield, Wendy Pelletier. One-School board; Christine Alberi or Dawn Smith-Cote. Three-Budget committee: Janice Campbell, Mark Dierckes, Jean Ettlinger or Terry Miller and Road Commissioner; John Monroe. All are for three years.


The eighth-grade graduation will be held Tuesday, June 14 at 6 p.m. at the Hope school. The last day of school will be Wednesday, June 15.

Canoe missing

A red canoe 16-foot Royalex Indian Brand canoe is missing. Veteran of River wrecks recently refurbished repairs midship, thwart and seats. Blue bow and stern lines. Canoe was on a rack near shore of Mansfield Pond and they hope it will be returned there. Please send information on canoe’s whereabouts to or call 763-3014. Thank you for your help.


Sympathy is extended to Jeff and Nancy Connon and family in the loss of his sister Jean Connon of Hope. Jean died very suddenly at her home. Jean sure enjoyed sports and traveling. A new adventure for her this past year was having a pen pal at Hope school. She was a member of the Midcoast Ladies Club and the Camden Senior Citizens.


Any eighth-grade boys interested in playing soccer at Camden Hills Regional High School next fall please see for a listing of the summer soccer opportunities. You can also cal coach Ryan Hurley at 931-5015 with any questions.

Class lunch

The Camden/Rockport High School class of 1958 will be holding their class lunch Thursday, June 9 at The Helm in Rockport at 12 noon. Last month 16 attended the lunch. How about making it 20 this month.

Another class lunch

The Camden High School class of 1960 will be holding their class lunch Friday, June 10 at the Offshore Restaurant in Rockport at 12 noon. Last month was their first lunch with several attending. So this month let’s add a few more.

Piano camp

Rising Star Piano Academy Camps are a gentle introduction to music for beginners and for those currently studying piano, an opportunity to share music among friends. This will be the sixth summer the camps have been offered. Each year they have been met with more interest and great success. They will be once again partnering with Children’s House Montessori School in Camden. Camp Mozart: ages 4 to 6 beginners, date June 27 to July 1 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Camp Beethoven: ages 7 to 12 beginners and intermediate players, June 27 to July 1 from 2 to 5 p.m. For more information or an application call Vanessa Ellis at 785-2331.

Camden Senior Citizens

Last Thursday the Camden Senior Citizens held their May meeting. Chris Adams assisted by his wife Linda talked about rocks, where they were found and hold old they were. Also Chris talked about the making of very old canoes. During the business meeting a moment of silence was held for the death of member Jean Connon. Gerry announced that she would be collecting items for the troops at the October meeting so be sure to gather up items over the summer for this project. It was announced that the picnic in August will be held at Moose Point State Park. Dick reported he had been up and checked out the new place there so be sure to keep this in mind. The lunch will be catered which will include Margaret’s famous salads. The 50-50 was won by Shirley Knight. Once again the Eastern Star Ladies catered a very tasteful lunch. Next meeting will be at the Lobster Pound at Lincolnville Beach at 11:30 a.m.