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Fundraiser to help Dexter family with funeral expenses


DEXTER, Maine — A public dance and silent auction to benefit the Ralph Bagley family of Harmony to help with the funeral expenses from the murders of their daughter, Amy Lake, and their grandchildren, Monica and Coty, will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, June 26, at Ridge View Community School. Many items have been donated by local businesses including a bedroom set. For more information, call Brandie Rowell.

Blanchard Preservation Society to hold small estate sale

BLANCHARD, Maine —The Blanchard Preservation Society will hold a small estate sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 8, at the Meeting House. Items for sale include furniture, collectibles, snowmobile outerwear and more. For more information, call Peg at 997-2970.

Contradance on tap in Monson

MONSON, Maine —There will be a contradance at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 25 at the Finn Hall on Tenney Hll in Monson. For more information, call 997-3639.

Local food workshop to focus on highbush blueberries

DEXTER, Maine — A representative of A.E.M. Berry Farm and Garden Center in Palmyra, who has more than 30 years experience growing berries, will share his successes and disappointments and advice at a public meeting from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, June 30, at the Abbott Memorial Library meeting room in Dexter. The free workshop, sponsored by the library and Dexter Area Transition is free, but preregistration is required because of limited seating. To register, call  924-7292 or email

P.E.T.S benefit yard sale postponed to July 9 in Dover-Foxcroft

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — P.E.T.S. (Prevent Euthanasia through Sterilization) has rescheduled its annual benefit yard sale from June 25 to 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 9, at the Dover-Foxcroft Fire Station. The sale had to be postponed because of the Whoopie Pie Festival this weekend. Main Street will be closed to traffic for the event, therefore it would have been impossible for people to get and out of the fire station. P.E.T.S. is still accepting household items and collectibles for the sale. All donations go to help people get their companion animals spayed or neutered. For more information, call Sue at 570-6446, Julie at 279-1388, Phyllis at 564-8072 or Mary at 564-8092. P.E.T.S. is an all-volunteer 501(3) organization devoted to reducing overpopulation and abandonment of companion animals.

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