Appleton News

By Jessica Davis | Jul 10, 2014

Appleton Historical Society News

Monday the 14th of July, we'll be meeting at 7 p.m. at the Appleton Union Meetinghouse, 2675 Sennebec Road, and our program, beginning about 7:30 p.m., will be Katie Moody talking about her year in and about Rennes, France.

We are already thinking about and looking forward to September and the annual Appleton Harvest of the Arts. We'll be looking for participants and for volunteers for the activities of that day, when we all have a chance to enjoy the artistic skills of those around us. If you have musical or other artistic or literary skills you would like to share with your Appleton neighbors, or if you would like to help set up for the event and/or provide refreshment goodies, we would like to hear from you so preparation of the program can begin. Jan Janville has graciously consented to be our initial contact person, so, if you would like to participate or volunteer to help, please contact her.


Welcome Home

Welcome home to Captain Stephen Spearin! He has spent the past year serving in Afghanistan. Thank you for serving our country! I am sure his family is happy to have him safely back home!

Town Office News

There will be a special town school budget meeting at Appleton Village School on Tuesday, July 22, at 7 p.m.

July 29 from 8 a.m. to 8p.m. will be the new budget validation referendum vote at Appleton Town Office.


Appleton Library News

Saturday, July 19, at 11 a.m. there will be a presentation by James L. Witherell, author of "Ed Muskie Made in Maine, 1914-1960."

There is going to be a Bikes for Books program that starts June 24 and ends Sept. 4. The more the kids read the more chances they have to win a bike! Thanks to a donation by the Masons there will be six Huffy bikes to raffle off! The raffle drawing will be on Sept. 6 and the closing party! Make sure you sign your kids up for this!

Sunday, July 13, the library will be open for anyone wishing to come during the Georges River Land Trust’s Garden Day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will even be a bake sale going on!

Medicare information session planned for July 24, 7:15 p.m. at Appleton Library. Have you or someone you know tried to wade through the Medicare insurance system and found it confusing? Do you just wish there was someone who could help you make sense of all the information you see and hear about Medicare? Then this just might be the session for you!

This session is designed to provide you with knowledge about Medicare and its many “Parts” so that you can make an informed decision about health care coverage. This is where you can find the answers to basic questions about Medicare such as: What is Medicare; When and where to sign up for Medicare; What services are covered by Medicare; What is the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit; What is the cost for Medicare; What is Medicare Supplemental Insurance; When can I make changes to my Medicare coverage; And more…..Being prepared could save you a lot of worry (and money).

This event is being hosted by Appleton Library, 2916 Sennebec Road, Appleton, with Gloria Rhode, Aging and Disability Resource Counselor from Spectrum Generations, your local Area Agency on Aging. For more information contact Gloria at 596-0339.

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