Club supper

PHILLIPS – The Phillips Men’s Club will meet on the second Thursday, Feb. 9, instead of the regular first Thursday. The evening will begin with a supper at 6 p.m. at the Community House.

Races postponed

FARMINGTON – The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce Down East Sled Dog Races scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 4 and 5, have been postponed due to lack of snow. They have been rescheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 25 and 26. For information, call 778-4215.

Cabin fever night

WILTON – A cabin fever kids night out/parents night off will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, at Academy Hill School. All Cushing and Academy Hill School students are welcome. Cost is $5 a student. The evening will offer board games, videos, games in the gym and refreshments. Children will not be able to leave without a parent. The event is sponsored by the Academy Hill School Girl Talk Program.

Chamber speaker

LIVERMORE FALLS – The Jay-Livermore-Livermore Falls Chamber of Commerce will host a breakfast meeting on Friday, Feb. 3, at Murray Hall. Networking and a light breakfast will begin at 7 a.m. The business meeting will start at 7:30 and adjourn at 8:45 a.m.

Businesses in the Spotlight will feature Kimber and Ross, who purchased and are renovating the “Primary” School on Church Street and Visible Results, one of their tenants.

Livermore Falls Town Manager Martin Puckett will speak about his vision for the future of the town. Bruce Adams will update the group on the activities of the Downtown Betterment Group. Phil Poirier will explain the plans for the $1,000 Maine Initiatives Grant the Betterment Group was recently awarded.

The public is invited. For more information or to RSVP, contact Bonnie Perkins at 897-6755 no later than Wednesday evening, Feb. 1.

Hours extended

RANGELEY – The town office will be open from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursdays for registrations, tax payments and other normal counter business business.

“The employees asked me if they could extend the Thursday hours and agreed to flex time to accomplish this,” said Town Manager Perry Ellsworth. “My thanks to Kim, Laura and Ethna for offering the opportunity for citizens to have access that does not interfere with their normal workday.”

District meeting

FARMINGTON – Franklin County Soil and Water Conservation District will hold the monthly board meeting from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, Feb. 6, at the USDA Service Center conference room at 107 Park St. The meeting is open to the public. Anyone interested in a copy of the agenda may pick it up at the district office after Wednesday, Feb. 1. For more information, call Rosetta Thompson, district manager, at 778-4279.

Pig roast set

INDUSTRY – Northern Lites Snowmobile Club, Route 43, will hold its annual pig roast at noon Sunday, Feb. 12, at Industry Town Hall as a fundraiser for trail-grooming expenses. The menu will include roast pork, roast turkey, baked potatoes, gravy, vegetable, salad, rolls, homemade pies and beverages. Cost is adults, $8; children under 12, $5.

The hall is accessible by snowmobile. Signs will be posted on the trails in Industry.

Youth relay

FARMINGTON – An American Cancer Society Kids’ Relay for Life is being organized, and volunteers and chaperones are needed. A meeting will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Farmington Recreation Department.

Youth in grades kindergarten through six are invited to participate in youth relay teams. They will walk around the track at Mt. Blue High School and join a variety of activities. For more information, call 652-2020.

Rummage sale

RANGELEY – There will be two chances to save at the winter rummage sale from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, and 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 11, in the Good Shepherd Church Undercroft. Items will include clothing, boutique specialties and household goods.

The Episcopal Church Women are sponsors, and proceeds support church and community needs.


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