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‘Nantucket Nights’ subject of Dover-Foxcroft reading group’s Aug. 11 meeting

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — The Dover-Foxcroft reading group will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at Thompson Free Library. The August book is “Nantucket Nights” by Elin Hilderbrand. All are welcome to attend the monthly meeting even if they have not read the book. For information, call the library at 564-3350.

Outgoing Dexter town manager to be feted at open house

DEXTER, Maine — An open house will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, to recognize outgoing Dexter Town Manager Dave Pearson, who resigned. Pearson has served the town for 25 years, the most recent as town manager. He also served as tax assessor for many years. The open house will be followed by the regular town council meeting.

Bruce Marshal Group of Boston to perform at Center Theatre

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — The Boston-area, guitar-driven Bruce Marshal Group will perform a mix of classic, pop-jazz and original rhythm and blues during a performance at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at Center Theatre in Dover-Foxcroft, sponsored by Mayo Regional Hospital.

The band’s latest CD, “Misspent Youth” (2010), will have a special keepsake value to local fans because the cover bears the image of the Center Theatre facade with the band’s name on the marquee. The band performed at the theater in 2008 to a near-capacity crowd.

Tickets for the show featuring two 50-minute sets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door and may be purchased at local stores, the Chamber of Commerce, at Center Theatre or online at or by calling 564-8943.

The Aug. 20 performance is the second of six live monthly “Saturday Night in Dover-Foxcroft” shows held on the third Saturday of each month, July to December, as a fundraising event for the Piscataquis Chamber of Commerce and the theater.

Saehee Martin displays artwork at Thompson Free Library

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — Artwork by Saehee Martin of Sangerville is on display at the Thompson Free Library in Dover-Foxcroft. The South Korean native devotes her time teaching art and conducts both youth and adult classes in her home studio. Previously, the library displayed the works of Pat LaPan and John Bozin. For information, call the library at 564-3350.

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