Community briefs

Aug 05, 2019

Garden club to hold annual pie sale Aug. 10

OWLS HEAD -- The Owls Head Garden Club holds its annual pie sale Aug. 10, starting at 8:45 a.m. at the Community Building, 224 Ash Point Dr. Proceeds will benefit the club’s community beautification plantings and programs during the coming year.

Botero to offer expertise on antiques Aug. 10

WALDOBORO -- The Waldoboro Historical Society welcomes Thomaston Place Auction Galleries auctioneer John Botero to its museum, 1164 Main St., Aug. 10 at 1 p.m. Botero will share his expertise on antiques, commenting on items brought in by audience members, who are invited bring one item for review. Admission is free, with donations accepted for those offering items for review.

Library to open used book store Aug. 10

WALDOBORO -- The Waldoboro Public Library will hold a grand opening for its used book store, The Village Bookshop, at 25 Friendship St., Aug. 10 from 4 to 7 p.m., during the Art Walk. There will be refreshments and a free drawing for a $15 gift certificate to the store.

Forum on the future of medicine set for Aug. 15

WALDOBORO -- The National Library of Health and Healing hosts an IdEx 2020 forum and luncheon at the Golden Wok, 25 Washington Road, Aug. 15 at noon. The discussion topic will be "The Future of Medicine," facilitated by Dr. Punyamurtula Kishore.

Seating is limited to 30; contact.psk@pmai.net or (617) 953-8994 to reserve a seat. There is a cost for the meal.

Town receives dividend check for controlling losses

UNION -- The town of Union has received a $3,273 dividend check from the Maine Municipal Association as a result of its good loss experience and loss prevention programs. The MMA offers three self-funded pools for towns and quasi-municipal entities: the Workers Compensation Fund, the Property & Casualty Pool and the Unemployment Compensation Fund.

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