Appleton news

By Jessica Davis | Feb 13, 2014

AVS News

If you have a child who is 5 years old on or before Oct. 15, he/she is eligible to enroll in kindergarten this fall. Please contact the school office (785-4504) to place that child’s name on our list. Registration doesn’t take place until the spring, but for budgeting purposes we are trying to determine the class size. Thank you for your help.

Basketball season is over now; the girls had a great season, with a 5-6 record. Great job girls!

The boys' basketball team finished competition in the Busline League Basketball Tournament with a loss in the quarterfinals to the No. 1 team, Vinalhaven Vikings on Jan. 23. The boys had advanced to a quarterfinal game after beating the Woolwich Blue Devils in the preliminary round of the tournament. The team ended the season with two wins and 11 losses. Great job boys!

February vacation is Feb. 17-21.


Republican Caucus

The Appleton Republican Caucus will be March 1 at 12:30 p.m. at Rockland Middle School, 30 Broadway St. in Rockland.

The purpose of the caucus is to elect delegates and alternates to the State Convention, elect member to the Knox County Republican Committee, and organize upcoming elections. All Appleton Republicans are urged to attend this event.

The State Convention will be in Bangor on April 25 and 26 at the Cross Convention Center. This is an excellent opportunity for local Republicans to meet and speak with those who are running for office.

If you have any questions, you can contact Fred Bucklin at 785-3772 or


Appleton Library News

The library's foyer presently features an ongoing book sale with proceeds to benefit the operation of the library. Gently used books in a variety of genres are available for your reading pleasure and gift-giving; please donate generously to this important fundraiser which replaces the library's annual July one-day book sale.

The Adult Reading Group meetings take place at the library at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of the month. If you have questions or wish to register as a group member, please contact Elaine Tracy at 785-5547, or email


Winter Flag Football

Winter Flag Football is back! Five Town Football is gearing up for our annual Winter Flag Football season and we are looking for players who are looking for a fun, energetic atmosphere. This program is completely non-contact while learning fundamentals of football and the value of teamwork. We are offering two sessions, one for kindergarten through grade 2 and another for third- and fourth-graders. The season kicks off Feb. 25 and will run until March 25 on the following days: Feb. 25, Feb. 27, March 4, March 11, March 18, March 25. Kindergarten to grade 2 play from 5 to 6 p.m.; third- and fourth-graders play from 6 to 7 p.m. at Camden-Rockport Elementary School. Cost is $20 per player. Refer a friend new to the program and both will get a 50 percent discount! Go to or to register and join our Five Town Football Community in this exciting program!! For more information about our program please contact Kenny Johndro at 230-4151.

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