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AMTRAK CROSSING CLOSURE SCHEDULE: Freeport, Cumberland & Falmouth

AMTRAK CROSSING CLOSURE SCHEDULE: Freeport, Cumberland & Falmouth

The construction for the expansion of the Amtrak Downeaster continues into September and October in the towns of Freeport, Cumberland and Falmouth.  Key roads in each town will be affected, impacting commuter routes.

Follow the link to the tentative schedule: 

http://www.amtrakdowneaster.com/sites/default/files/content/news/Closure%20Schedule%20August%20-%20September.pdf

Greely High School Freshman Orientation

Greely High School Freshman Orientation

Greely High school wants to have the freshman be able to experiance high school firsthand, before the first day of school. High school can be pretty rough on some people, if they don't know what to expect, so this is a good way to have the freshman learn more about the school. This is going to take place at

 

Thursday, August 25, 2011
8:30a.m. – 12:05p.m.

 

So, hopefull the freshman come into a great start of the new year by learning a bit about what to expect!!

TOPSHAM FAIR August 9th-August 14th

TOPSHAM FAIR August 9th-August 14th

http://www.topshamfair.net/

 
• One of the oldest Agricultural Fairs in Maine, established in 1854.
• New dates this year (used to run Sunday through Saturday) this year moving to
Tuesday August 9th through Sunday 14th.
• Free admission harness racing only days Sunday August 7th and Monday August
8th.
• New rates this year $10 admission for everyone includes limitless rides.
• Rides by Rockwell Amusements
• Senior Day is Tuesday August 9th, 63 and over admission is $3.00
• Agricultural events: Draft horse pulling, Ox and steer pulling, harness racing, pig
scrambles for 5, 6, 7, and 8 yr olds- everyone gets a chance to chase a pig.
• Big Entertainment: AWA Wrestling Tues. night. Demolition Derby Weds. night,
Twyce Shy Thurs. night, Redneck Truck Pull Friday night, Demolition Derby Sat.
night followed by fireworks, Imperial Stunt Drivers Sun.

TOPSHAM LEARNING CENTER NOW ENROLLING

TOPSHAM LEARNING CENTER NOW ENROLLING

Quality Structured Preschool Program Part time and Full time schedules available for potty trained 2 1/2 to 5 year olds NOW ENROLLING                                                                  
 

www.TopshamLearningCenter.com   

Give Your Child T.L.C.

Antique Nursing Collection Continues on Display at the Falmouth Heritage Museum

Antique Nursing Collection Continues on Display at the Falmouth Heritage Museum

What was nursing like in the days gone by? Do you know what it was like to ‘attend’ a mail order school of nursing?

The answers to these questions can be found at the Falmouth Heritage Museum display of nursing memorabilia including clothing, invalid feeders, bed pans and many other items used by the nurses of old. 

The Museum is located at 60 WoodS Road in Falmouth past the Falmouth Police Department. It is open every Saturday in July and August from 10 am to 3 pm.

UNITED WAY OF YORK COUNTY STRENGTHENS COMMUNITY EFFORT BEHIND ANNUAL SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE

UNITED WAY OF YORK COUNTY STRENGTHENS COMMUNITY EFFORT BEHIND ANNUAL SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE

Joins Statewide “Tools for School” Campaign to Provide 500 Students in Southern Maine with Backpacks Stocked with Notebooks, Calculators, Rulers and More!    

July 13, 2011 - KENNEBUNK, ME.  As children and adults throughout Maine enjoy a well deserved summer vacation, the United Way of York County and several community partners are thinking ahead to make sure that children enter the new school year ready to learn, equipped with the tools they need to succeed, by joining a statewide effort to provide donated items such as backpacks, calculators, pens, pencils, rulers and composition notebooks to children unable to afford them. 

“One of our primary goals at United Way is to create and support efforts that help children and youth meet academic milestones and graduate on time,” says Kathryn Davis, President and CEO of United Way of York County.

WinterKids appoints new Executive Director

WinterKids, the non-profit organization that helps children develop healthy lifelong habits through fun, outdoor winter activity, today announced the appointment of its new executive director, Julie D. Mulkern. Mulkern, who served as WinterKids' development director since September 2008, brings 12 years of professional non-profit experience to the organization, including resource development, program development, and staff and volunteer management in the public health sector.

"We are very pleased to welcome Julie to the executive director post," said Anna Fincke, president of the WinterKids board of directors. "Her creative vision, compassion and experience will shape and expand WinterKids in exciting ways, and guide our efforts to get more kids outside and active in winter.