Bill Bags a Buck!

Most of us have heard lots of gun shots this past month.  One of them was fired by Bill Green who downed this 9-point, 191 pound buck while hunting in Gray.  Bill, who lives in Cumberland, has had a very successful year afield.  He also bagged an enormous turkey in the spring. It was the fifth largest turkey taken in Maine this year.
Bill says his family will still be eating a Butterball on Thanksgiving Day, but is planning to have some venison for his son and nephew who are coming to his house from respective colleges on Wednesday night. The three hunted together this spring and hope to get a few hours in the field over the Thanksgiving holiday.
Families hunting together on Thanksgiving is the reason that the traditional deer hunting season always ends the Saturday after Thanksgiving in Maine.  The season lasts for four weeks, with the first Saturday reserved for residents only.

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The Town of Windham will hold its annual Rabies Clinic on Saturday, December 4th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the Community Center Gym, 8 School Road.  All shots are $10.00, payable by cash or check.  Please have dogs on a leash and cats in carriers.  Town of Windham residents will also be able to license their dogs at the clinic.

Spotlight on Ecoscience - Free, Public Event

Spotlight on Ecoscience – Free, public event highlighting scientific research of emerging threats to wildlife and ecosystems

BioDiversity Research Institute (BRI), a Maine nonprofit, announces a free, public event to highlight scientific research of emerging threats to wildlife and ecosystems.  The event features two powerful presentations underscoring the importance of ecoscience in today’s world.

Dr. Thomas Kunz, a world-renowned bat expert and Professor of Biology at Boston University, will discuss bat ecology and challenges to their life on the wing.  His presentation is titled, Aeroecology: An Emerging Frontier. 

Dr. David Evers, BRI Executive Director, will be giving an update on BRI’s cutting edge work in Maine and around the world.  Dr.

Family Fun to support young cancer patient

A full afternoon of family fun and activities on Sunday, 14th November will help raise funds to support local resident Jessica Bowden who at 33 is undergoing treatment for breast cancer.  Activities, including dance lessons, music, games, face painting and more, will take place at Roscoes Rockin’ Buffett on Roosevelt Train in Raymond from 1pm till 5pm.   As well as activities the event will have door prizes, a silent auction and raffles including amazing prizes donated by local businesses.  There is something for everyone - and tickets are just $10 and available at the door!

Jessica, who has lived all her life in the area, has just completed her final chemotherapy for breast cancer but still faces radiation therapy and massive surgery.  As a young single women who recently purchased her first home in Windham, bills are mounting up from the unexpected medical costs.  Her family has all banded together to hold this event to help raise some funds t

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The closing date of the leaf and brush disposal area at Windham Public Works facility located at 185 Windham Center Road has been extended to Monday November 15th due to the recent storm.

Remember, this program is for leaf and brush disposal only. We ask that you separate your leaves from the brush, in the appropriate area that is marked with signs and if you transport your leaves in bags, please remove them from the bags and take the bags with you.

For more information call Public Works at (207) 892-1909

Childsplay in concert

The fiddle extravaganza known as Childsplay will be appearing in Portland on Saturday evening, December 4th at 8 PM at the Portland High School Auditorium. Childsplay features some of the best fiddlers in the nation, from Boston Symphony violinists to all-Ireland fiddle champions to national fiddling champions. Formed in 1986, the special sound of Childsplay lies not only in the skill of the musicians but in the warm familial timbre of the instruments they play – a quality similar to the vocal blending of singers from the same family. Known to its audience as a celebration of spirited, innovative, and exuberant music, this special evening will allow the audience a rare glimpse into the intricate weavings of the beautiful singing of Mollie O'Brien (if you listen to Prairie Home Companion you have heard Mollie sing many times!)  with the voices of the violins made by the same violinmaker.

Paul Colman in Concert Tomorrow Night!

Tomorrow night, Grammy Nominated, Dove Award Winning Paul Colman will share his heart and music to support The Good Shepherd Food Bank and First Fruits Ministries.

Today is the last day to buy $10 concert tickets for this event.  The front row seats are sold out.

Ticket and Concert Details
The concert starts at 7pm
Doors open at 6:30pm
General Admission Tickets: $10 today,
$15 on the day of the show
Front Row Seat Tickets: SOLD OUT

Tickets are available online: CLICK HERE
For directions: CLICK HERE

Singer-songwriter Colman previously with The Paul Colman Trio and later with The Newsboys, will entertain us with the best of his fifteen original albums and personal stories.

Come with your friends to this excellent night of mu