News Blast April 7, 2017

April 1, 2017 Durham Town Meeting

Streaming Video

Regular Meeting RSU#5 Board of Directors

Wednesday April 12, 2017


Race has been rescheduled to Sunday, April  30th

Support the Freeport High School Track Team by joining us for the 8th Annual Tortoise and Hare 5K Run/Walk!  This fun event starts and ends at Bow Street Market on Saturday,  April 1.  Prizes are awarded to the “Hares” or the fastest in various age groups, and the “tortoises”, or the person that can closest predict their time in various male and female age groups.  Overall male and female winners will receive a $100 Bow Street Market Cash Card.
Entry Fee
Pre-registration before March 31 – $20.00 at
Day of race registration 8 a.m. – $25.00 (Cash)
Start time 9:00 a.m.

Online registration and more information is available at

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Literacy Volunteers-Androscoggin 19th Annual “Letters for Literacy” Scrabble Fest,

Sunday, April 23, 2017, 12:30-4 PM, at the Carriage House, 1119 Lisbon St., Lewiston, Maine

Teams collaborate using the same letter tray and compete in a round-robin format for three rounds of Scrabble. Players obtain pledges (similar to a walk-a-thon). The minimum for a team to participate is $60.00, or $15.00 per participant. There are great prizes for the players who raise the most money for Literacy Volunteers.

FYI:, (207) 333-4785,

Maine Flower Show

Animal Control Officer

The Town of Durham is seeking applications for the position of Animal Control Officer.  The successful applicant must either be certified by the State of Maine or be willing to become certified.  This position is paid a stipend.  Interested parties should submit an application to, Town Administrator, 630 Hallowell Road, Durham, ME 04222, or
Job Description

Photo Contest – Deadline extended to May 31st
With your attachment please include the following:
Image Category:
Photo Description:
Email Address:
Phone #:
Physical Address:
Please title image attachments in the following manner:  Last Name_Category.jpg
All images must be 2000 pixels minimum in length
Limit 3 images per category
Not a Durham Resident?  No problem!  Open to all Mainers!!
Please send submission to: