Society seeks World War I information

JAY — As the country marks the 100th anniversary of U.S. involvement in World War I, the Jay Historical Society wishes to honor all those who served.

The society suspects that many local families in the area have knowledge of ancestors whose efforts, in the service or on the homefront, were essential to the cost.

The Historical Society encourages people to share their stories with them. Their goal is to gather as many accounts as possible to present to the community in a program it plans for later this year.

FMI, share: 207-645-4062. 

Story hour at New Sharon library

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NEW SHARON — The Jim Ditzler Memorial Library will hold a story hour from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays, Feb. 9 and 23.

There will be stories, crafts and snacks.

FMI: 207-779-1128.

Oxford Hills AARP to meet

PARIS — The Oxford Hills Chapter of AARP will meet at noon on Monday, Feb. 13, at the First Congregational Church on East Main Street.

Lunch will be served at noon with a ham dinner on the menu. The cost is $7, and reservations are required by Thursday, Feb. 9.

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The business meeting will begin at 1 p.m. The chapter will continue the book and puzzle swap and collect good for the local food pantry.

The program will feature Barry Allen, a land surveyor for Lost Corner Land Survey.

FMI, RSVP: 207-744-9069.

Rumford Area Quilters to meet

RUMFORD — Rumford Area Quilters will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, at the Rumford United Methodist Church on Linnell Street.

A demonstration on piecing “Majestic Mountains” will be presented.

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All area quilters welcome.

FMI: 207-562-7050.

SeniorsPlus satellite office hours 

FARMINGTON — SeniorsPlus will hold office hours for its satellite office location at 218 Fairbanks Road in Farmington.

Office hours for scheduled appointments will be from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Visitors will need to call 1-800-427-1241 to schedule an appointment.

Walk-in hours will be held from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of every month. Staff will be on hand to answer any questions or concerns community members may have about services and resources for older adults and adults with disabilities and their families. These services are free and open to the public.

FMI: 1-800-427-1241.


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