Democrats to meet on Valentine’s Day

LEWISTON — The Lewiston Democratic Party will hold its monthly meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, at the Lewiston Armory. Participants should enter through the left side front door.

All who want to get involved in local or state politics or to voice their opinion on the government are invited. They do not need to be registered to vote to attend the meeting.

Neighborhood research at society

NEW GLOUCESTER — The next monthly meeting of New Gloucester Historical Society will be a workshop for researching New Gloucester neighborhoods and houses. The research will be used in a major, new exhibit opening in May. 

The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at the New Gloucester Meetinghouse, 389 Intervale Road, next to the Town Hall. Refreshments will be served. 


Historical society sub-committee to meet

MECHANIC FALLS — The Mechanic Falls Historical Society will hold a special sub-committee meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, to discuss the story of the 103rd Infantry Regiment of the Maine National Guard during World War II.

At January’s meeting, although the history of the 103rd Regiment dates back to the Revolutionary and the American Civil War eras, as well as World War I, society members felt it was better to initiate the impact the regiment had with the region and its populace during World War II and proceed from there.

The meeting will be held at the Anglican Church, 64 Elm St. The public is welcome to attend and contribute. For more information, contact Eriks Petersons at 207-345-3134 or at [email protected]

Food pantry seeks donations 

AUBURN — The High Street Congregational Church Food Pantry has ongoing needs for the following items: peanut butter, canned vegetables, soup, canned meats, canned fruit, dry cereal, baking items, crackers and toilet paper.

Auburn United Methodist Church collects items for the pantry. Donations may be brought to 439 Park Ave.

For more information or to donate, call 207-782-3972. 

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