A lemonade stand operated at Howard Pond last week. Business must have been good because $16 was raised during the sale. Emily Aarts, Nicole Aarts and Andrew Aarts donated the proceeds to the Children’s Garden for the Friendly Fred Fund for next year's garden.
The Gardner Roberts Memorial Library children’s program has changed to fall hours now that school has started. They will meet on Wednesdays from 3 to 5 p.m. The library will be closed Saturday, Sept. 4, because of the holiday weekend.
The staff at the Hanover Town Office wishes to thank Brenda Devoe for the generous supply of pens. As you might have noticed those workers are always looking for a pen that works. The Town Office will be closed for Labor Day, Sept. 7. The Planning Board will meet Sept. 1 at 6 p.m. at the Town Office.
Wilbur Thomas Sanford, age 100, passed away Aug. 20 in Natick, Mass. His wife, May, survives him. He was a veteran of World War II being discharged on Dec. 1, 1945. He worked many years as an engineer for Western Electric Company. Burial will be in Hanover Cemetery at a later date. May grew up in Hanover and was a descendant of the Barker/Roberts family that operated the furniture factory. It was the last operating mill in Hanover.
Rumford Fire Department responded to a call on South Shore Road last Friday in the early evening. A tree had fallen onto the power lines. Central Maine Power Company arrived later and shut off the power so the fire could be safely extinguished.