Town News


Sharon Frost



The yearly St. Anne’s Apple Fest was a huge success. It was a wonderful sunny day with breakfast and lunch served. The tables looked lovely. We had raffles, crafts, tables of cookies, breads and jellies. Outside was set up for a flea market and the smell of hot dogs cooking on the side. Patsy Beckett was the commander-in-chief. She does a terrific job organizing as well as a being a great baker and seamstress. We all joined in to make it a success.

The Hospital Auxiliary met on Monday evening with a brief meeting. October Donation Day was discussed to be held on October 26th. Correspondence was read. Everyone enjoyed pizza after the meeting. Ruth Clark was the lucky 50/50 winner.

The Scarecrow Fest is underway. They are all looking great along the street.  To register and be assigned, contact Diane Hunnewell at 214-6581 or Carole 454-1110.

The Ross Memorial Museum in St. Andrews welcomes you to come and explore their collection of fine art, beautiful furniture and artifacts from around the world. Hours for October are Monday through  Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Can). Admission by donation.

Keep in mind the 40th anniversary and retirement celebration for Trudy Higgins at the St. Stephen Legion is October 15th from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (US). I’m sure a lot have known Trudy through the years.

So sorry for the loss of a great gentleman, Harland Hitchings. He will be sadly missed.

I visited my daughter Lisa and husband Greg last week in Bangor.

Devils Head looks fantastic. Some hard-working crews put a lot of time and effort into the area. I’ve been down a few times and the view is breathtaking at high tide.

St. Kateri Community Supper will take place on Thursday, October 12th from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. On the menu is spaghetti and meatballs, Caesar salad, garlic bread, coconut cake and beverages. 

St. Anne’s will be having a public supper on October 13 at 5:30 p.m. Menu consists of beans, hot dogs, salads, macaroni and cheese, corn scallop and pumpkin pie.

Congratulations to Art and Cynthia Carter who celebrated their 61st anniversary last week.

The Food Pantry Volunteer Appreciation dinner is being held at St. Anne’s on Tuesday, October 17th 5:30 p.m.

I was reading that the longest lunch counter north of New York City is at Canadian-Pacific Railroad Station Museum in McAdam, N.B.

It was a wonderful sunny day for the Perry Harvest Fair on Saturday. Vehicles were lined on both sides for miles with lots of people buzzing around. There were fresh veggies, pickles, jewelry, mittens, scarves, baked goods, toys, hot dogs, french fries, art work, and even a bounce tent for youngsters. A variety of entertainment was enjoyed.

A large crowd gathered at the Second Baptist on Saturday evening to hear Kevin Spencer in concert. A fabulous lunch followed the concert.

Candy Wartman is recuperating from her surgery. We wish her a speedy recovery.

Baileyville held their Octoberfest for a week. There was a pageant, shirt tail parade, turkey supper, movie night, vendors, car show, WHS band, bed races, fireman’s muster, raffles and much more. It’s been a busy week!

Call me on happenings or celebrations any time. Leave a message. Enjoy the rest of the falling leaves and raking, cutting back plants, deck furniture put away and shovel on hand.