November 2013

December Delivering on the Mission

Dear Parents, Community Members, and Staff, December is just around the corner and I have to say I’m looking forward to a gentle covering of snow as we move into the winter months.  Also, I want to remind parents that there is no school for students on Wednesday, November 27th.  This is a professional compensation […]

Christmas Tree Sale

Christmas Tree Sale Durham Eureka Community Center Corner of Route 9 and 136   The Durham Eureka Community Center Committee will host a Christmas tree sale on Sunday December 8th from 10 am to 1 pm. Santa will be visiting during the sale. Proceeds benefit the Durham Eureka Center.

Fire Prevention Week Coloring Contest Winners

Every year during Fire Prevention Week grades K – 4 visit the fire station for a safety presentation and a tour. In conjunction with that the Department conducts a coloring contest. At a School assembly the winners from each grade were presented their certificates. Then on Wednesday November 13th instead of riding the bus to school […]

Clothing Drive

The Junior-Senior Civic Action class at Lisbon High School is collecting used or new mittens, hats, scarves, coats, ski pants, and boots for the children who come to LACO (Lisbon Area Christian Outreach).  Adult Winter clothing is also needed. Collection Points:  Food City, Lisbon Falls                                       Town Office, Lisbon Falls                                       Collection to be held […]

Giving Tree

Giving Tree Applications   Applications are now available at the Durham and Lisbon Town Offices. Deadline is the 15th of November however applications will still be taken with stipulations(see application) after the 15th. Applications after November 22nd will need to be phone in to 207-353-3000 Ext. 124.   For information in Durham call 207-240-1637 Deb or call 207-353-3000 Ext 124 for Lisbon.   Giving […]

Public Notice

The municipal officers of the Town of Durham will meet at 630 Hallowell Road, Durham, Maine on the 19th of November, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. for the purpose of holding a public hearing on and enacting the following ordinance:   General Assistance Ordinance revised September 2013   The public will be given an opportunity to […]

November 5th Election Results for Town of Durham

Municipal Results Question 1:  Do you favor authorizing the board of directors of Regional School Unit No. 5 to issue bonds or notes in the name of this regional school unit for school construction purposes in an amount not to exceed $14,638,009.00 to construct and equip addition(s), renovations, and improprovements to the Freeport High School, […]

Durham Public Works Update

The Durham Board of Selectmen has signed an agreement for the purchase of land and buildings at 1099 Royalsborough Road.  The acquisition will give the Town of Durham the opportunity to create its Public Works Department.  At the recommendation of the Public Works Steering Committee, the Board began negotiations for the purchase and the landowner […]

Deer Hunting Season Opens

Deer Hunting Season Opens in Maine Deer hunters are excited about the upcoming season, as deer numbers have rebounded from the back-to-back severe winters of 2008 and 2009. As a result, IFW wildlife biologists are expecting an increased deer harvest for the third straight year. The firearm season for deer opens on Saturday, November 2 […]