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The Little White Church has just launched a GoFundMe page to raise money for the rebuilding of our steeple. Check it out and share with everybody. Go to gofundme.com/help-us-rebuild-our-steeple. This project needs everyone’s help. If you got married in the Little White Church, attended a con…

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Well, we are partway through Old Home Week and what a great week it is. Lots and lots of traditional, fun events going on. Check out the full schedule at freedomoldhomeweek.org to make sure you don’t miss anything. Congrats and thank you to the Old Home Week committee for a successful parade…

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Freedom Old Home Week, our favorite week, is Friday, Aug. 2, to Sunday, Aug. 11. There’s just so much fun coming up. Be sure to peruse all of the events and choose what you would like to do or do them all. Check out the full schedule of events at freedomoldhomeweek.net/schedule. Also, be sur…

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The selectmen met on Wednesday, July 24, for its second meeting of the month. The topic of unpaid taxes was on the agenda. After some discussion, the selectmen decided that manufactured housing properties that are scheduled to be deeded to the town on July 29 at noon would be waived and take…

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There are countless times in ones life where the ego is a bit bruised, like when realization hits that you just aren’t as smart as you think you are. Last week, Hannah and I checked out the Madison Public Library’s telescope, with interest in taking in the cosmos during a fine summer evening.

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The Eaton Fourth of July picnic was a grand success. My guess is over 100 people attended and enjoyed delicious food, great weather with a breeze by the lake, and good camaraderie among neighbors, family and friends.

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Fryeburg Public Library will host another author visit on Wednesday, July 17, at 2 p.m. with M.J. Pettengill. Pettengill is an author and social historian with a focus on cultural narrative and traditions, collective and inter-generational trauma integration, and social welfare development. …

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Well, it’s the middle of July, and I finally got the leaves from last fall that were in my backyard raked up. It’s rather nice to look out the window and see green instead of brown. Of course, in my case, the green is due more to moss and weeds than grass. Still, green is green, and I’ll tak…

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Dr. Marianne Jackson and Charles Macomber, both on the board of the Gibson Center, came to the selectmen's meeting on Wednesday to speak with the board about the Mount Washington Valley AARP Age-Friendly Community and the work they are doing called Community Connections.

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Family Day, July 4 was hot and sunny as my grandson and I waited at the Four Corners for the first sirens of the parade approaching from Depot Road. The day began with musicians on Ordination Rock, volunteers supervising road crossings, cheering on runners and passing out water, setting up r…

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Well, that was fun. Independence day has come and gone. The weather was perfect, the lake was cool and the hot dogs were plump. Many gathered for the pomp and circumstance of the parade and the fireworks, and I made my way to a local ice cream joint for a cold cone. The reminder that this we…