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Turkey Trot & Walk | Print |
Wednesday, 07 October 2015 10:07


GUILFORD -- On Sunday, Nov. 8 Friends of Community Fitness will hold its fifth annual Turkey Trot & Walk at 11 a.m., for the registration fee and/or a frozen turkey for runners (timed) or traditional Thanksgiving meal items for the untimed walkers.

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Duplicate bridge results | Print |
Wednesday, 07 October 2015 09:14


GUILFORD -- The Mid-Maine Duplicate Bridge Club played on Sept. 28 at the Guilford Memorial Library with the following results: first place: Ron Lyford of Hartland and Harry Bridge of St. Albans; second: Barbara Richards of Dover-Foxcroft and Gertrude Wiley of Dexter; and third, Austin Deane of Guilford and Cliff Wiley of Dover-Foxcroft.

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Valley Grange continues to suport of third-graders through Dictionary Project | Print |
Wednesday, 07 October 2015 07:39

By Stuart Hedstrom

Staff Writer

GUILFORD -- The Valley Grange’s tradition of presenting area third grade students with their own dictionaries continued on the afternoon of Oct. 5 as the organization hosted about 80 pupils representing the four grade 3 classes at the SeDoMoCha Elementary School. The Valley Grange supports the Dictionary Project through its Words for Thirds Program, which today includes RSU 68 and SAD 4 and 41, with over 1,600 dictionaries being handed out over the last 14 years.


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YOU CAN LOOK IT UP -- Students in Brian Miller’s grade 3 class at the SeDoMoCha Elementary School look up their word during an Oct. 5 visit to the Valley Grange in Guilford. About 80 students in the four third-grade classes at the Dover-Foxcroft school were each given a dictionary as part of the Valley Grange’s long-standing Words for Thirds Dictionary Project, which also gives dictionaries to all grade 3 students in SAD 4 and 41. In nearly a decade and a half, the Valley Grange has handed out over 1,600 dictionaries.


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Annual Race to End Domestic Abuse set | Print |
Wednesday, 30 September 2015 07:54
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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS — The Spruce Run-Womancare Alliance has events planned throughout Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, including the annual Race to End Domestic Abuse Sunday morning in Guilford. Another endeavor is the Big Purple Ribbon Facebook Campaign in which thoughts on the phrase “love is ...” are shared through social media.

By Stuart Hedstrom
Staff Writer

GUILFORD — On Sunday, Oct. 4 runners and walkers will take off from Piscataquis Community Elementary School in the Spruce Run-Womancare Alliance’s 19th annual Race to End Domestic Abuse.

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Annual Fall Harvest Festival | Print |
Wednesday, 23 September 2015 09:59

GUILFORD -- The annual Fall Harvest Festival i is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 3. This year's festivities start at 11 a.m. The Guilford Historical Society on North Main Street, will offer free games for the kids -- including pumpkin decorating, sidewalk chalk creations and balloon twisters by Maine-ly Balloons at 12:30 p.m.



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ANNUAL HARVEST FESTIVAL -- The annual Fall Harvest Festival takes place in downtown Guilford on Saturday, Oct. 3. The festival includes children’s games and exhibits at the Guilford Historical Society, music at the Red Maple Inn and an evening guided tour at Elmwood Cemetery.

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