Town News

Elizabeth Mitchell

On Saturday, May 9th Princeton Public library held its Mothers’ Day Basket Raffle and Bake Sale. $169 was made in ticket sales for the basket and  $141 was made on the bake sale. Beulah Lane was the happy winner of the basket. Contributors of items for the basket were, Aunt Minnie’s Ice Cream, Judy Knapp,  Bonnie Carter, The Old Schoolhouse Restaurant, Princeton Food Mart, Machias Savings, Sandra Smith of the Bellmard, Bob & Doreen Wallace, Kim Bryant, Veronica Moffitt, Mike and Nancy Marshall, Denise Hill, and Sharon Norman. Their donations are greatly appreciated. If I have left out the name of anyone, PLEASE let me know. ALL volunteer help we’ve had in building and renovations at the library are truly appreciated. Those who baked/cooked for the sale are: Doreen Wallace, Ellen Sable, Jane Andrews, Elizabeth Mitchell, Penni Theriault, Mary Sossong.

 Princeton Elementary School lists as its activities for the next week: On going Buy One-Get One Free Book Sale through Friday, the 15th; Softball Practice on Wed, 13th from 2-2:45; Softball game of Princeton at Pembroke on Tuesday, 14th. The bus leaves at 2:50; the game starts at 3:30.  On Friday, the 15th, Monmouth Theater will present a play at the school. On the 18th and 19th there is softball practice from 2-2:45. On the 20th there is a  softball game with Lubec at Princeton. The game starts at 3:30.


 SCEC continues to post a variety of events for all ages and interest groups going on throughout Washington County. The “Quoddy Voices Spring Concert” is being presented in Calais on Saturday the 16th at 7pm in the 1st Congregational Church. On the 17th the concert will be held at the Eastport Arts Center at 3 in the afternoon. On Monday, May 18th at 7, the Pembroke Historical Society is hosting Rolfe Richter, Passamaquoddy Flute Maker and Musician at 7pm. The program is free-donations accepted. On May 22 the Cobscook Learning Center is hosting a talk on “Bird Diversity and Forest Management’. The program is from 6-8pm in conjunction with a Lobster Bisque meal.($20). The talk is being given by PhD student and researcher, Brian Rolek. Call 207-733-2233 to make a reservation or for more information. Don’t forget to mark your calendar for June 13-Margaretta Day Festival at various locations in Machias. More information in future columns.