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Tree plantings recognize Arbor Week | Print |
Wednesday, 25 May 2016 10:58

Club celebrates 80th anniversary

By Stuart Hedstrom
Staff Writer

DOVER-FOXCROFT — For the fourth year in a row, the town of Dover-Foxcroft has recognized Arbor Week (May 15-20) with the planting of a tree in the community. This year a hydrangea tree was placed at the Marion Doore Park on Pleasant Street during a May 18 ceremony. A second hydrangea tree was planted in recognition of the 80th anniversary of the Dover-Foxcroft-based GFWC/Miosac Club — the club maintains the green space for the community — and 125th anniversary of the national General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC).

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ARBOR WEEK AND ANNIVERSARY TREES A pair of hydrangea trees have been planted at the Marion Doore Park in Dover-Foxcroft, in recognition of Arbor Week as well as the 80th anniversary of the local GFWC/Miosac Club and the 125th anniversary of the national General Federation of Women’s Clubs. Town officials and club members took part in a tree planting ceremony on May 18 at the Marion Doore Park on Pleasant Street, which is maintained as a public green space by the GFWC/Miosac Club.

 

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Man dies while fishing at Long Pond | Print |
Wednesday, 25 May 2016 10:55

By Nick Sambides
BDN Staff

TOWNSHIP A, Range 11, Maine — A Dover-Foxcroft man died after falling from a canoe into the water while fishing on Saturday on Long Pond, officials said Monday.

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A VISIT TO THE POST OFFICE | Print |
Wednesday, 25 May 2016 10:54

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SeDoMoCha Elementary School kindergartners took a field trip to the post office in Dover-Foxcroft, as well as Will’s Shop ‘n Save just down the street, on the morning of May 20.

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Post office delivers 8,000 pounds to food cupboards | Print |
Wednesday, 25 May 2016 10:52

By Stuart Hedstrom
Staff Writer

DOVER-FOXCROFT — Letter carriers working out of the Dover-Foxcroft post office picked up more than just out-going mail on Saturday, May 14 as they also collected yellow bags filled with non-perishables for the National Association of Letter Carriers’ annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. Between the five rural routes, two city carriers and items dropped off in the post office lobby, 8,000 pounds of food was collected.

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STAMPING OUT HUNGER LOCALLY U.S. Postal Service letter carriers Donna Leeman and Mike Henderson load boxes of food for the Dover-Foxcroft Area Food Cupboard collected through the National Association of Letter Carriers’ 24th annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. A local record 8,000 pounds of food was collected, which will be distributed to the four cupboards in the four zip codes operating out of the Dover-Foxcroft post office.

 

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Inaugural Walk to Wake the Silence raises $6,000 for JD Foundation | Print |
Wednesday, 25 May 2016 10:46

By Stuart Hedstrom
Staff Writer

DOVER-FOXCROFT — A group 75 walked over three miles through the streets of Dover-Foxcroft on the morning of May 21 in the Abbot-based JD Foundation’s first Walk to Wake the Silence. Those taking part in the five kilometer walk and ceremonies raised nearly $6,000 for the nonprofit organization serving Maine through suicide prevention and anti-bullying education by providing holistic approaches and helpful tools to individuals who seek such support.

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WALKING TO WAKE THE SILENCE Seventy five participants traveled through downtown Dover-Foxcroft in the JD Foundation’s inaugural five kilometer Walk to Wake the Silence on the morning of May 21. Nearly $6,000 was raised for the Abbot-based JD Foundation, which works on suicide prevention and anti-bullying education by providing holistic approaches and helpful tools to individuals who seek such support.

 

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