The Star-Herald

Town garage for Mars Hill

The Mars Hill Rotary Club met on Tuesday, Aug. 21, at 6:30 a.m. at the Aroostook Health Center.  

Town councilor Todd Grass spoke about the proposed town garage that will be put to a vote on Tuesday, Sept. 11.  The proposed 70-by-100-foot garage will cost a bit above $625,000. It will have three 16-by-14-foot overhead doors and two entry doors and will be located on the northern end of the old town office site.  The north end will have a break room, an office, a bathroom and a mechanical room. There will also be a storage loft above these rooms.

This will be a steel building that meets all codes.  The old wooden town office on site will be removed, but the 1960s steel garage on site will be kept for cold storage.

There was also a public meeting on Thursday, August 23 to present the project to the public and answer any questions.  

Aroostook Health Center

Upcoming events for the week of Aug. 29-Sept. 4 include: Wednesday will feature Beauty Parlor at 8:30 a.m., Exercise to Music at 9:30 a.m. and Card Games at 1:30 p.m.   Thursday will feature Beauty Parlor at 8:30 a.m., Bingo at 9:30 a.m. and Patio Social at 1:30 p.m. Friday will feature Switcheroo Bingo at 9:30 a.m. and Patio Social at 1:30 p.m.  Saturday will feature Bingo with Paula at 1:30 p.m. Sunday will have televised church in the day room. Monday is Labor Day and will be a free day with movies, games and puzzles available in the day room.  Tuesday will feature Beauty Parlor at 8:30 a.m., Bingo at 9:30 a.m. and Game Time at 1:30 p.m.

All of these activities are subject to change. If you would like to volunteer to help with any of these activities, call Connie or Vicki at 768-4915.

Music Night

Thursday Night Music is back in Bridgewater.  From 6 – 9 every Thursday, stop by the Historical Building for some rousing music – to dance to or just sit and enjoy listening to.

Bingo

The William Cousins Post 118 of Mars Hill is hosting Bingo on Saturday evening beginning at 7 p.m. at the Post. There are cash prizes. Refreshments are available.  

Tomi Henderson is the correspondent for Mars Hill, Blaine, Bridgewater and Westfield. She can be reached at 551-6791 or e-mailing tomihen@yahoo.com.

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