Latest closings, cancelations, postponements

A variety of events that had been scheduled for upcoming weeks have been canceled or postponed.
Information about how to find out about future events or postponement dates are included when it’s been provided.
Check the “coronavirus info, cancellations” categories on this website for other articles listing COVID-19 related cancellations and postponements. This is not a comprehensive list — while Turner Publishing can’t check every event we’ve listed, these are ones we’ve been notified about.
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The most recent notices, in alphabetical order, are:

Belgrade Town Office, Center for All Seasons and the Belgrade Public Library are closed to the public for an indeterminate amount of time. They will all continue to offer services.
Residents can conduct business by:
Phone: 207-495-2258 at the Town Office; 207-495-3481 at the recreation center; 207-495-3508 at the library.
Internet at
Email: All town email addresses are posted at
Mail at 990 Augusta Road, Belgrade, ME 04917.
The Transfer Station will remain open to the public from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesdays and from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays.
People seeking an absentee ballot for the March 20 town election can call Town Clerk Cheryl Mitchell at 207-495-2258 before 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 17. Ballots must be returned by 8 a.m. Friday, March 20, to the drop box on the north side of the Town Office, 990 Augusta Road. They may also be brought to the Center for All Seasons, 1 Center Drive, Route 27, in the village, between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. on election day, Friday, March 20. The recreation center will be open for the election.
The Tuesday, March 17, select board meeting will also be held at the Center for All Seasons, 6:30 p.m., as there’s more room and people can keep some space between each other.

Cancer Resource Center of Western Maine‘s office will be closed until March 20.
All on-site classes, off-site classes, support groups and activities are also canceled. While the center anticipates it will need to be closed longer, it will closely watch news and updates to determine how long it will remain closed. The Center will update its status on March 20 via Facebook, email and its website New or current clients can call Diane Madden to connect with programs, services and other assistance at 207-890-0329 or via email
Continue to use your Caring Coupons for complementary therapy. When you call to make an appointment, your wellness provider will share with you any measures they are taking to keep you safe. Pool Passes to Colonial Mast Campground or the Oxford Hampton Inn: Both facilities will be open, however you may want to call ahead to confirm.

Town of Fayette will close all town buildings to public entry. Staff will be working and provide service via phone, email, and regular mail. All public meetings have been canceled and postponed until further notice. Public Works will still be working, and the Fire Department volunteers will still respond, including in personal protective equipment, depending on the nature of the call.

Hiram Historical Society March 25 Northeastern Fire Protection Program has been canceled.

Hospice Volunteers of Somerset County has postponed its annual dinner and auction, originally scheduled for April 4 has been postponed to an as yet undetermined date. Updates will be posted on the Facebook page.

Kennebec Historical Society is postponing its monthly presentations until further notice, including the March 18 The Spool Mills of Western Maine presentation.

Lewiston Auburn Senior College has canceled all spring classes and Food for Thought presentations. The college will offer some classes online, via ZOOM and at no cost, to senior college members across the state. Information will be available to members soon, or on the website.
Some of the classes planned for the spring semester may be rescheduled for fall, as will some Food for Thought presentations

Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association has closed its office to the public, and staff is working remotely until further notice. All MOFGA events through April 1 are postponed or canceled. Visit for more information.

Mt. Blue Area Garden Club has canceled its March 17 meeting.

Pejepscot Genealogical Society has canceled its April 5 meeting.

The Elm in Waterville has postponed events for the next 30 days, including March 20, No Shoes Nation-A Tribute to Kenny Chesney; March 21, Concert for Hope- Benefiting Operation H.O.P.E; March 26, Motor Booty Affair for WSHS Class of 2020; April 3, Dancing with the Realtors. Rescheduled dates will be released once they are set.

University of Maine at Augusta Maine State Forum series with Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap, originally scheduled for Wednesday, March, has been postponed until the fall.