Entries by Mary Grow

Up and down the Kennebec Valley: Memorial Day – Part 3

by Mary Grow GAR posts Fairfield, Windsor, China, Albion & Sidney Continuing with central Kennebec Valley GAR Posts in the order of their formation, the next after Billings Post #88, in Clinton, was Fairfield’s E. P. Pratt Post #90 (in Somerset County, therefore not on the Kennebec County list in Henry Kingsbury’s history). According to […]

China Lake main theme at select board meeting

by Mary Grow For the May 22 China Select Board meeting, China Lake was a major theme, in three different ways. Select board members unanimously and appreciatively accepted a proposal from the China Lake Association, represented virtually by board member Bruce Fitzgerald, to have a Colby professor and class do an economic impact study of […]

Up and down the Kennebec Valley: Holidays: Memorial Day

by Mary Grow GAR posts Augusta, North Vassalboro and Clinton Waterville’s W. S Heath GAR (Grand Army of the Republic) Post #14, described last week, was the second founded of the eight in the part of Kennebec County covered in this series, according to Henry Kingsbury’s county history. It was the third of 19 in […]

EVENTS: Thurston Park committee to meet

by Mary Grow China’s Thurston Park Committee meets at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, May 18, at the park. The main purpose of the meeting, chairman Jeanette Smith said, is to determine what maintenance is needed in preparation for Erskine Academy’s Day of Caring work day on Friday, May 19, and the annual Spring Work Day in […]