CARTHAGE — Carthage Generations Club will sponsor a community-wide yard sale Saturday, June 16. 

The club is seeking Carthage residents to participate. 

The club will do some advertising, but participants are encouraged to individually advertise, using a specific address to increase traffic.

Call 207-357-6456 to participate.

LEWISTON — Bates College will host the 18th annual Clean Sweep, one of Maine’s largest community tag sales, at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 16, at Underhill Arena, 145 Russell St.


The sale’s estimated 5,000 items include furniture, appliances, camping gear, rugs, office equipment, clothing, kitchenware, electronics and sporting goods. For more information call 207-786-6207.

RUMFORD — The Friends of the Rumford Public Library will hold the annual book sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 16, in the public room at the library. 

There will be hardcovers, paperbacks, children’s books and audio books. There will also be some plants for sale, donated by Nghia Ha of the Rumford Historical Society. Cost is donation to the Friends of the Rumford Public Library.

Donations of clean, used books will be accepted and may be brought to the library’s public room Wednesday through Friday, June 13 to 15. Textbooks and encyclopedias will not be collected.

Funds raised through the book sale enables the Friends to support programs and other special events, and have funded the purchase of furniture for the renovated reading room, in conjunction with the King Family Foundation Grant.


For more information, call the library at 207-364-3661.



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