Talk on Question 2 

POLAND — Voters are invited to a question-and-answer session to be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, in the Ricker Memorial Library on Referendum Question 2, the Medicaid expansion proposal.

Esther Pew, Maine People’s Alliance, will make a short presentation, answering such questions as who would benefit from an expansion, what need would be served and what are some arguments for and against the proposal. She will also answer questions from the audience.

Turner Historical Association to meet

TURNER — Turner Historical Association will hold its annual meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, at the Old Leavitt Institute Building in Turner Center.

Election of officers for 2018 will be held, and a few items of new business will be discussed.

Following the meeting, Ron Beedy, a member of the organization and author of “Memories of a Manchu Vietnam 1967-1968,” will present a slide show and talk about his tour of duty in the Vietnam War. 

The presentation will begin at 7 p.m. in the community room. Refreshments will follow. The public may attend. 

FMI: 207-225-2629.

Library story time resumes

DIXFIELD — Ludden Memorial Library’s Story Time has resumed from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays, except for holidays and/or school closing.

There will be stories, a healthy snack for the children and a theme oriented craft that the children can create and take home. All area preschool children up to age 5 are welcome.

Coat Closet opening in Wilton

WILTON — St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 59 High St., will open its yearly coat closet for the rest of the fall and winter beginning the week of Oct. 22.

Each year, the church receives gently used dry cleaned jackets, coats and snowsuits from the Salvation Army. The church also welcomes laundered, gently used winter coats, boots, hats and mitten donations from the community.

Those in need of warm jackets and coats may stop in anytime the church office is open. Those who have donations should contact Lisa Lindsay, parish administrator, to make arrangements.

The parking lot and office entrance are behind the church on School Street. It is recommended that people call the church in advance to be sure someone is there.  Larger sizes tend to be in highest demand and will go first.

FMI: www.stlukeswilton.org, 207-645-2639.


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