JAY – Jay Citizens Neighborhood Watch meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 28, at the Community Building. The group will discuss the possibility of proposing a new drug resistance program in Jay schools. Hyla Friedman, member, has researched the CAN Program, which has been effective in several schools across the nation. She will discuss the benefits of the program.

Officer Small will also discuss a program outline for possibly beginning the first Jay Citizen’s Police Academy. The police department is in hopes of beginning one late this fall. The meeting is open to Jay residents.

Summer exhibit

WILTON – An opening reception for the bass photo and memorabilia exhibit at the Key Bank will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, June 30, at the bank on Main Street. All are welcome. The exhibit is available for viewing at regular banking hours through the summer and fall.

End of year

JAY – The Jay Town Office will be closed on Thursday, June 30, for the end-of-the-year closing of the books.

Church program

FARMINGTON – The public is invited to attend a special presentation by the Bob Jones University Truth in Action drama team at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 30, at New Hope Baptist Church. The program will feature an original drama, “Journey to Gehenna.” Members are students at Bob Jones University in Greenville, S.C.

Office closed

LIVERMORE – The Livermore Town Office will close at noon on Thursday, June 30, to close the books for the year.

July exhibit

FARMINGTON – Donna Asmussen will be the featured artist for July at Heirloom’s of Tomorrow. She is a painter and printmaker whose art is inspired by the beauty and complexity of the natural world.

An open house will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 1, and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 2, at Heirlooms, 710 Wilton Road.

Although Asmussen’s work is largely realistic, she also enjoyes composing images that combine realistic views of landscapes with memories and dreamed images. At times, poetry is an inspiration for her work. She is working on a series of paintings and monotypes inspired by Buddhist teachings on compassion, forgiveness and peace.

She studies with watercolorist Stand Keirstead in Farmington and he studied with Marni Lawson of Temple and with printmaker Scott Reed at Colby College.

Close at noon

READFIELD – The Readfield Town Office will close at noon on Thursday, June 30, to close the books for the year.


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