Rumford Grange 115 had its March meeting last Saturday, March 5. Following a potluck lunch the business meeting took place. Part of the meeting included a homemade scone contest. There were two entries for the judges to sample. Winner of first place was Pat Drapeau and second place was Vicki Clark. The winner will be able enter her scones at a national contest at Maine State Grange.
Their birthday was Feb. 24, but twins Shawnee and Makala Worcester were guests of honor at a birthday party on March 6 at the Mexico Town Office. Among those helping the three year olds celebrate were Mom, Dad and sister Kaylynn. \Also attending were grandparents, great- grandparents, aunts, uncles, friends, classmates and a beagle named Bunny. There was a great lunch and children played games and enjoyed breaking balloons.
Last weekend’s weather made us wonder if the spring break-up is upon us. Some folks are hoping for some good tree-tapping weather.
The Hanover Planning Board meeting scheduled for March 2 was canceled due to a lack of agenda items.
The Hanover Select Persons will not meet in March.
We said good-bye last week to a former neighbor and classmate. Ronald Thurston, 68, died in Lewiston on Feb. 26. Years ago Ronald and his family lived along Howard Pond Road in the house now owned by Darlene Baker. After a few years his family moved to North Rumford. Ronald spent most of his adult life in southern Maine.