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Mill Pond to host Children’s Stage Adventures | Print |
Wednesday, 17 December 2014 15:59

    HODGDON — Thanks to a generous Fast Track grant from the Perloff Foundation and in conjunction with Maine Family Resource Center’s 21st CCLC after school program, Hodgdon’s Mill Pond will be hosting a Children’s Stage Adventures residency the week of Dec. 15-19.

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Oakfield lights up the night | Print |
Wednesday, 10 December 2014 16:36

Pioneer Times Photo/Gloria Austin
FS-CLR-oaklight-dc6-pt-50CHRISTMAS CAROLS — One of the floats in the first-ever Oakfield Light Parade had children gathered around the Christmas tree, as Roger McGary, right, and Adam Anderson sang carols.

By Gloria Austin

Staff Writer
    OAKFIELD — The first-ever Oakfield Light Parade was celebrated last Friday night in very chilly weather, but for those participating and watching, their spirits were enthusiastic.
    At the beginning of the Light Parade, the temperature was a frosty 12 degrees and by the time it ended, it was a raw 5 degrees.

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A Cappella to highlight Community Chorus event | Print |
Wednesday, 10 December 2014 12:06

    A few months ago Ann Barnes, a founding member of Houlton Community Chorus, reminded former members that this year would be the 50th anniversary of the chorus. She invited everyone to join with her in revitalizing the chorus. While the response was low, there was just enough representation of each voice to establish a small choral group.

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Old-fashioned Christmas comes to Merrill | Print |
Wednesday, 03 December 2014 16:40

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NE-CLR-merrill-dcx-pt-49VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS — The Hysterical Players will be putting on a Victorian Christmas program on Friday at 7 p.m. They are in hopes that the public will follow the example. After the program, which will include singing, both individual and groups, and short skits, gingerbread cookies and eggnog will be served. Getting ready for their part are, from left, Shirley Drew, Ralph Bartman, Andrew Mooers (Ebenezer Scrooge) and Alberta McDonald. Also, a light parade will be held in Oakfield starting at 5:30 p.m. and Saturday at 10 a.m. Santa will be visiting the Merrill Millstream Park.

By Gloria Austin

Staff Writer
    Townspeople will be gathering. Greetings will be ringing, as the towns of Merrill, Smyrna, Oakfield, Dyer Brook and Island Falls will be heralding the Christmas season. And, visitors from the surrounding area and beyond are invited to participate in the community-wide festivities.

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First Baptist Church annual Holiday Fair | Print |
Wednesday, 03 December 2014 16:10

    The Christmas holiday season is fast approaching and for the ladies of First Baptist Church in Houlton this means preparing for their annual holiday fair and breakfast Saturday, Dec. 6.

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