Category Archives: Country Courier

Items sought for Leavitt Project Graduation auction

TURNER — Organizers of Leavitt Area High School’s Class of 2018 Project Graduation auction are still seeking donations to be auctioned off.
The committee is looking for donations of quality items, vouchers for useful services and/or cash.

Theater at Monmouth 2018 theme is ‘Roar! The Year of the Woman’

MONMOUTH — This summer, Theater at Monmouth Celebrates wily, wicked and wonderful women through classic literature’s most fantastic females, the theater has announced.
From fierce matriarchs, unfaithful wives and every Madonna in-between, “Roar! The Year of the Woman,” spotlights the ladies who move mountains for their families, friends and most importantly, themselves.

Turner student receives Endicott College scholarship

BEVERLY, Mass. — Endicott College has announced a local scholarship recipient.
Amanda Poulin of Turner, a sophomore majoring in nursing, was awarded the Malden Hospital Scholarship.

Evelyn A. (Kendall) Hinkley obituary

Evelyn A. Hinkley

LIVERMORE – Evelyn A. Hinkley, 78, passed away early Saturday morning, Feb. 17, 2018, at Franklin Memorial Hospital in Farmington, with her husband by her side, following a brief illness.
She was born Feb. 22, 1939, in Boston, Mass., the daughter of William Kendall and Margaret (Cassell) Kendall.

Androscoggin County elderly outreach program seeks volunteers

LEWISTON — SEARCH (Seek Elderly Alone, Renew Courage & Hope), a program of Catholic Charities Maine, is looking for families, singles, retirees, college and high school students to volunteer a few hours a week.
Volunteers help provide companionship and assistance with grocery shopping and other errands for senior clients living in Androscoggin County.

Cornelio named to Tri-County Mental Health Board

LEWISTON — Jodi Cornelio, owner of Turner Publishing Inc., has been appointed to the Tri-County Mental Health Services Board of Directors, the organization announced.
Cornelio has spent much of her life serving the people and organizations in her community, the organization said in the release.

Norlands to host Cabin Fever Reliever Living History Day Feb. 24

LIVERMORE — The Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road, will be open Saturday, Feb. 24, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. to celebrate Cabin Fever Reliever Living History Day, featuring horse-drawn sleigh rides, ice-cutting demonstrations, craft activities, one-room schoolhouse, mansion tours and a special tribute to George Washington.
Activities are provided by interpreters in period clothing portraying people of the 1800s Norlands neighborhood or Livermore’s Washburn family.

Merrimack College names central Maine students to dean’s list

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. — Merrimack College has recocnized a number of central Maine students, naming them to its dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester.
Area students named to the list are:

DFD Russell Medical Center names medical director

TURNER — DFD Russell Medical Centers has added doctor of osteopathic medicine Gary Rivard to the Turner location as medical director, the organization announced.
The medical center also announced that physician assistant Kassie Skvorak joins the staff in both Turner and Monmouth.

Western Maine Family Health recognized as ‘Site of Distinction’

LIVERMORE FALLS – Western Maine Family Health Center has been recognized as a “Let’s Go! Site of Distinction.”
Let’s Go! is a nationally recognized childhood obesity prevention program helping create healthier communities, reaching children and their families wherever they live, learn, work, and play to promote improved nutrition and increased physical activity.