Category Archives: Country Courier

Turner’s Adult Ed Teacher of the Year recognized by King

TURNER — Maine School Administrative District 52 Adult Education teacher Melanie North was recently recognized by the office of Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, with a Certificate of Special Recognition after she was named 2018 Maine Teacher of the Year through the Maine Adult Education Association.

East Sumner church ‘Fall Feastival’ will be Oct. 5

SUMNER — The Congregational Church of East Sumner will hold a Fall Feastival Community Supper beginning at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5. There will be bear meat, possibly poultry, mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, zucchini casserole, tomato bisque, cucumber salad, apple bread and rolls, mincemeat and squash pie, coffee and punch.

Dinner to benefit Roger Roy will be Nov. 3 in Jay

JAY — The family and friends of Roger L. Roy are holding a spaghetti dinner to help with Roy’s medical and travel expenses as he seeks treatment for multiple myeloma.
Roy, 69, has lived and worked in the Livermore/Livermore Falls area his entire life until his retirement, when he moved to Eustis.

Friends of Cumston Library book sale is Sept. 28, 29

MONMOUTH — The Friends of Cumston Library book sale will be held on Friday, Sept. 28 and Saturday, Sept. 29.
The sale will feature more than 1,000 hardcovers, paperbacks, children’s books, DVDs and CDs and is held in the lower level of Cumston Hall, Main Street.

Leavitt girls soccer to host spaghetti dinner

TURNER — The Leavitt Area High School girls soccer team will host a spaghetti dinner/fundraiser from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday Oct. 6, at the BQMC Hall in North Turner.

MSAD 52 teachers eligible for Patience Norman Prize

PORTLAND — Full-time teachers with tenures of at least five years in Maine School Administrative District 52 are eligible to be nominated for the Patience W. Norman Prize for Teacher Excellence, the Maine Community Foundation has announced.

Turner Center church ham supper is Oct. 6

TURNER — There will be a baked ham supper from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday Oct. 6, at the Turner Center Universalist Church on Route 117, across from the gazebo at Matthews Way.

Buckfield Labor Day Parade salutes community

Buckfield celebrated Labor Day with the annual Community Day Parade Sept. 3. This year’s theme was “We Salute You,” which organizers said could apply to anything from the military, to local first responders or heroes in the community, but also for any group or person those participating felt deserved recognition. Boy Scout Troop 0187 was among those marching. (Bill Van Tassel photo)

Turner Public Library hosting workshop on using

TURNER — Turner Public Library will host an afternoon workshop on genealogy research using the popular online database
The workshop will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19. It is free, and will be taught by genealogy enthusiast and experienced navigator Linda Poland.

Leeds Volunteer Fire Department breakfast is Oct. 6

LEEDS — The Leeds Volunteer Fire Department will hold a french toast and pancake breakfast from 6:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Leeds Fire Station, Ridge Road, Route 106.