Learn about ‘new’ marijuana

Come to the Swan’s Island Library to hear about the “new” marijuana on Thursday, April 9, from 6:30-8 p.m. Denise Black, Healthy Acadia’s Drug Free Project coordinator, will share information on new marijuana products, youth trends and public health concerns at this educational community forum.

The Acadia Choral Society, with accompanist and assistant director Kimberly Haller, will provide the final concert of the Jesup Library Winter Concert Series on Sunday, April 12, at 2 p.m. This performance, a sampling of their upcoming spring concert program, will entice listeners to attend the full performance at St. Saviour’s Episcopal Church in Bar Harbor on May 2 and 3.

Getting from the island to anywhere on the mainland and back within ferry time is a major challenge of living in paradise. Both year-rounders and returning summer residents should be aware that the Main Street Infrastructure project in Southwest Harbor has commenced again and will run through the end of June. I have been given contacts for any questions or comments you may have regarding this project: on-site representative Mike Light at 949-5789 or the Southwest Harbor Town office at 244-5404. Good luck and safe travels!

Jane Savage tells us that her mother, Ruth Orcutt, would love receiving cards. “Her face lights up when she gets mail, and I read them to her.” If you would like to write her, her address is Seaport Village Healthcare, Room 229, 19 General Moore Way, Ellsworth, ME 04605.

Captain Bob Morehouse is looking for a boat trailer for a 17-foot boat and a pair of arched ramps for his pickup. If anyone has these items for sale, please let him know.

Dr. Oh’s cancelled April 3 visit has been rescheduled to April 17. Any questions should be directed to his office or to Donna Wiegle.

Happy Birthday to Meredith Creswell, Sharon Johnson, Kenny LeMoine Jr., Leonard M. May II, Leah Marie Ranquist, Gabriella Ruth Joy, Todd Smith, Laurie Farley, Anna Carr, Theodore L. Turner, Logan Sheridan and Nancy Colbeth.

If you have news to share, please email, call or write me by Sunday noon if you need it to be included in the following edition. Email me at [email protected]; drop a note to Kimberly Haller, P.O. Box 94, Swans Island, ME 04685; or call me at 526-4488.


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