Call Before You Dig

1 800 DIG SAFE or 811 Spring is that wonderful time of year when we plant our gardens, install swimming pools and embark on home repairs and construction.  It’s important to remember to Dig Safe as we undertake those projects. Digging can be dangerous and costly when underground utilities are damaged.  In addition to service outages, utility accidents can be harmful to life, property, and the environment.  Fines for violating DigSafe rules can be as… Read more »

Buxton Garden Club Fund-Raiser

Buxton Garden Club presents the “Inside – Outside” Garden and House Tour on Saturday, June 18, 2016.  “Inside” – Enjoy the converted schoolhouse in Bar Mills and Quillcote, home of Kate Douglas Wiggins, author of “Rebecca of SunnyBrook Farm” and many other novels.  “Outside” -Learn some secrets of growing giant pumpkins from an expert, and stroll through two gardens that belong to club members. The Self-guided tour is rain or shine between the hours of 9… Read more »

Internet Scams: Don’t Be a Victim

Internet Scam

Last week, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued an alert about tech support themed internet scams.  In these schemes, fraudulent callers claim to be from legitimate technical support organizations and offer to remotely fix a computer problem that doesn’t exist. In an April 5th Consumer Information blog, the FTC reported that people are getting calls from someone claiming to be from the Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN) which is a legitimate organization.  The caller claims… Read more »

News from Granby

Immaculate Heart of Mary, Granby MA

Granby Yard Waste Collection From 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday April 23 and May 21, the Granby Highway Department at 15 Crescent Street will all for the disposal of yard waste. Only grass/leaves accepted. Brush will be chipped. For more information: contact Cathy Leonard 467-7177 or visit the website and look for the yard waste collection flyer. Little Black Dress The Immaculate Heart of Mary  Men & Women’s Club is presenting Little Black… Read more »

Maine Bean Suppers

Kenduskeag: There will be a Public Baked Bean and Casserole Public Buffet Supper at The Kenduskeag Union Church on Saturday, April 23, from 4:30 to 6 PM.  The menu includes Baked Beans and Hot Dogs, Casseroles, Salads, Brown Bread, and Lots ‘a Pies!  Price:  $7 for adults, $3 for children 5 – 12, and Free to children under 5. . . . The Church is located across the bridge from Rt. 15 in the center… Read more »