Tri Town Weekly

Tri Town Weekly The Tri-Town Weekly is a free weekly newspaper mailed to homes in Durham, Freeport and Pownal. Check us out at www.keepmecurrent.com/tri_town_weekly
(2)

Major brewery expansion imminent - Keep Me Current
11/10/2016
Major brewery expansion imminent - Keep Me Current

Major brewery expansion imminent - Keep Me Current

Maine Beer Co. will begin a major expansion of its Freeport facility soon, a Freeport town official says. Cliff Goodall, chairman of the Freeport Project Review Board, said last week it’s his understanding that Maine Beer Co. is ready to begin its expansion “in a couple of weeks.” Maine Beer Co., in...

11/10/2016
Live in Durham: Scrooge, spirits and more - Keep Me Current

Live in Durham: Scrooge, spirits and more - Keep Me Current

Tim Ryan, drama director at Durham Community School, chose the Charles Dickens classic “A Christmas Carol” for the school’s play, scheduled for Nov. 17-18 at 6:30 p.m. Once Ryan began organizing what turned out to be a 79-student cast of students in grades 4-8 for the production, he was surprised at...

11/09/2016
Freeport goes for Clinton, Pingree, Carlson, Gideon - Keep Me Current

Freeport goes for Clinton, Pingree, Carlson, Gideon - Keep Me Current

Earle Rowe and incumbent Thomas Hudak emerged victorious in a tight three-way race for two positions with the Sewer District Trustees in Tuesday’s elections, held at Freeport High School. Rowe, who for many years harvested clams on Freepor’s mud flats, led with 2,352 votes. Hudak, the Sewer District...

Extra sparkle coming to Freeport for this season - Keep Me Current
11/04/2016
Extra sparkle coming to Freeport for this season - Keep Me Current

Extra sparkle coming to Freeport for this season - Keep Me Current

White snowflake-shaped lights going up this holiday season on Freeport utility poles will go well with the decor outside Bridgham & Cook. The store manager at Bridgham & Cook is thrilled that a Freeport business-community effort has led to the purchase of 23 large, white, snowflake-shaped hanging li...

11/04/2016
Ed Bonney: Freeport's election 'go-to guy' - Keep Me Current

Ed Bonney: Freeport's election 'go-to guy' - Keep Me Current

Ed Bonney is known in Freeport for his accomplishments quite apart from his many years of duty as an election warden. To name a couple, Bonney helped change Freeport from a town meeting-style government to a town council with a town manager. He was instrumental in bringing the Amtrak Downeaster to t...

11/04/2016
RSU 5 nails down numbers - Keep Me Current

RSU 5 nails down numbers - Keep Me Current

Two questions will be on the January ballot: $1,761,182 for track and field and $353,955 for lighting. Regional School Unit 5, on behalf of the Tri-Town Track & Field Project, will go to referendum on Jan. 10, asking Freeport, Durham and Pownal residents if they want to fund less than half the cost…

Football: Freeport's first-ever Battle of the Bay win vs. Yarmouth caps years of hard work - Keep Me Current
10/24/2016
Football: Freeport's first-ever Battle of the Bay win vs. Yarmouth caps years of hard work - Keep Me Current

Football: Freeport's first-ever Battle of the Bay win vs. Yarmouth caps years of hard work - Keep Me Current

For eight years – ever since Freeport founded its high school football program – the Falcons have itched to take down neighbors and rivals Yarmouth. But the Clippers, two-time State Champs in 2010 and 2011 and State Runners-Up in 2015, have gotten the better of Freeport in the teams’ every meeting,…

In concert – 22 talented students from Mongolia - Keep Me Current
10/20/2016
In concert – 22 talented students from Mongolia - Keep Me Current

In concert – 22 talented students from Mongolia - Keep Me Current

Students from a performing arts school in Mongolia will spend a couple days working with students at Freeport High School this week and then highlight their stay with a free performance for the general public. The concert at Freeport Performing Arts Center begins at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21. Han...

70 years later, a trip back to D.C.: Durham resident Alice Fellows, 99, will be part of an Honor Flight trip to Washingt...
10/20/2016
70 years later, a trip back to D.C.: Durham resident Alice Fellows, 99, will be part of an Honor Flight trip to Washington. - Keep Me Current

70 years later, a trip back to D.C.: Durham resident Alice Fellows, 99, will be part of an Honor Flight trip to Washington. - Keep Me Current

Alice Fellows of Durham, who served in the Marine Corps Women’s Reserve from 1943-46 when there were no women in the regular Marine Corps, will be one of 45 Maine veterans taking an Honor Flight to Washington, D.C., this month. Fellows, who will be 99 on Nov. 14, will fly out of the Portland Interna...

RSU 5 offers study aids for future bus drivers - Keep Me Current
10/20/2016
RSU 5 offers study aids for future bus drivers - Keep Me Current

RSU 5 offers study aids for future bus drivers - Keep Me Current

Regional School Unit 5 has taken an initiative to address a persistent shortage of school bus drivers, offering training for people to obtain their commercial driver’s licenses. Dennis Ouellette, RSU 5 director of transportation and facilities, said the district faces the same problem as other emplo...

Tri Town Weekly
10/20/2016

Tri Town Weekly

09/23/2016
Greater Freeport Chamber of Commerce

Greater Freeport Chamber of Commerce

Welcome to our newest member The Kitchen Collection, LLC! Look for more info on an October ribbon cutting and official welcome!

Shake-up coming in Pownal town office - Keep Me Current
09/22/2016
Shake-up coming in Pownal town office - Keep Me Current

Shake-up coming in Pownal town office - Keep Me Current

Transition time is at hand in the Pownal Town Office, as the deputy clerk will retire at the end of the year and the administrative assistant – the top position in small towns such as Pownal – wants to step down as soon as someone can be trained to take his job. Ahead of the

New staff help FCS to stay on course - Keep Me Current
09/22/2016
New staff help FCS to stay on course - Keep Me Current

New staff help FCS to stay on course - Keep Me Current

Freeport Community Services has hired an interim executive director and has filled a newly created position of events/communications coordinator. Emily Chaleff, a consultant, started on Sept. 12 as the interim executive director, filling the void left by Melanie Sachs, who left on Sept. 6 to become…

Fest opens important fall season - Keep Me Current
09/22/2016
Fest opens important fall season - Keep Me Current

Fest opens important fall season - Keep Me Current

Freeport is gearing up this year for the swift 1-2 punch of the fall foliage-season invasion. Right on the heels of the 18th Freeport Fall Festival, Oct. 1-2, is Columbus Day weekend, which will bring even more tour buses into town Oct. 8-10. And after that, it’s Christmas: there’s the Early Bird Sh...

Fast-paced and funny Shakespeare debuts - Keep Me Current
09/15/2016
Fast-paced and funny Shakespeare debuts - Keep Me Current

Fast-paced and funny Shakespeare debuts - Keep Me Current

In 1987, a man in England named Adrian Hilton set a Guiness World Record for working non-stop, five days without sleep, to recite the “Complete Works of Wm. Shakespeare.” This week, Freeport Players will tackle a far shorter version, “Complete Works of Wm. Shakespeare (Abridged)” in less than two h...

New Freeport businesses add to competitive mix - Keep Me Current
09/15/2016
New Freeport businesses add to competitive mix - Keep Me Current

New Freeport businesses add to competitive mix - Keep Me Current

There are two successful kitchenware stores in Freeport, as well as several bed-and-breakfast facilities and more than a few stores that sell outdoor gear. Three new business that specialize in these products or services are confidently marching into the breach, however. The Kitchen Collection will…

Tiny house, growing problem: The Pownal Planning Board begins talks on how the home-ownership trend can meet zoning ordi...
09/15/2016
Tiny house, growing problem: The Pownal Planning Board begins talks on how the home-ownership trend can meet zoning ordinances. - Keep Me Current

Tiny house, growing problem: The Pownal Planning Board begins talks on how the home-ownership trend can meet zoning ordinances. - Keep Me Current

John Rodrigue, host at the Bradbury Mountain State Park since the end of May, lives in a tiny house there. Rodrigue would like to move the building, which takes up a mere 192 square feet, not including a 7-by-8-foot loft, to a lot somewhere in Pownal and keep the home on wheels. A lengthy process

09/07/2016
Since 1982, still Durham's only school bus driver: Q&A with Patricia Allard - Keep Me Current

Since 1982, still Durham's only school bus driver: Q&A with Patricia Allard - Keep Me Current

Priscilla Allard of Durham drove to Freeport High School and to Durham Community School on Tuesday, Sept. 6, the first day of school, in a bus filled with kids – just as she has been doing in Durham since 1982, long before school consolidation with Freeport and Pownal. At the time, Allard, who has l...

15-year anniversary: Flag Ladies keep it simple to mark 9/11 - Keep Me Current
09/07/2016
15-year anniversary: Flag Ladies keep it simple to mark 9/11 - Keep Me Current

15-year anniversary: Flag Ladies keep it simple to mark 9/11 - Keep Me Current

The Freeport Flag Ladies, who have arranged every Freeport 9/11 remembrance since the first one in 2002, are going back to their roots for the upcoming 15th anniversary of the infamous terrorist attacks on America. Instead of inviting dignitaries to speak in a ceremony at the fire station, Freeport’...

Site walk next step for brewery - Keep Me Current
08/18/2016
Site walk next step for brewery - Keep Me Current

Site walk next step for brewery - Keep Me Current

The owners of Maine Beer Co., aiming to translate their success in Freeport to a much larger facility, will seek a site plan amendment from the Project Review Board on Sept. 14. Board members first will do a site walk at Maine Beer Co., located at 525 U.S. Route 1. The Project Review Board and

Pownal school secretary will miss her 'second family' - Keep Me Current
08/18/2016
Pownal school secretary will miss her 'second family' - Keep Me Current

Pownal school secretary will miss her 'second family' - Keep Me Current

When students and staff return to classes at Pownal Elementary School on Sept. 6, a popular figure will be missing. Longtime Pownal resident Donelle Nielsen, who has been the principal’s secretary for as long as anybody in the school can remember, has retired. Nielsen turned in 30 years as the secre...

At 3, her third heart surgery: A benefit dinner Aug. 25 will help with the Crowell family's medical expenses. - Keep Me ...
08/18/2016
At 3, her third heart surgery: A benefit dinner Aug. 25 will help with the Crowell family's medical expenses. - Keep Me Current

At 3, her third heart surgery: A benefit dinner Aug. 25 will help with the Crowell family's medical expenses. - Keep Me Current

On Aug. 29 at Boston Children’s Hospital, cardiac surgeon Sitaram Emani will perform open-heart surgery on 3-year-old Vivienne Crowell for the third time. Vivienne’s parents, Jason and Katrina Crowell of Freeport, are nervous about the procedure, which the child of a friend did not survive. Still, t...

For school leaders, lots of homework: RSU 5 starts the year with a new superintendent, assistant superintendent and high...
08/18/2016
For school leaders, lots of homework: RSU 5 starts the year with a new superintendent, assistant superintendent and high school principal. - Keep Me Current

For school leaders, lots of homework: RSU 5 starts the year with a new superintendent, assistant superintendent and high school principal. - Keep Me Current

With the first day of school in Regional School Unit 5 just three weeks away, new Superintendent Becky Foley has been scurrying around Freeport, Durham and Pownal, preparing for the new year. Foley, who worked as curriculum coordinator in the Portland School Department last year, met two weeks ago w...

Community Calendar - Keep Me Current
08/16/2016
Community Calendar - Keep Me Current

Community Calendar - Keep Me Current

“Freeport Artists of the Past, 1870-1950,” on display through Dec. 16, Freeport Historical Society’s Harrington House, 45 Main St. Admission $5, $3 for members and children 12 and under. For more information, call 865-3170. “Maine State Music Theatre Past, Present and Future,” retrospective exhibiti...

Police changes: Goodman promoted, Durgin gone - Keep Me Current
08/03/2016
Police changes: Goodman promoted, Durgin gone - Keep Me Current

Police changes: Goodman promoted, Durgin gone - Keep Me Current

The Freeport Police Department has gained a lieutenant and lost its first marine resource conservation officer. Nate Goodman, formerly a sergeant and a member of the police force for 19 years, is the new lieutenant, succeeding Susan Nourse, now the police chief. Nourse, with the force for 31 years a...

Town hires replacement for Presgraves - Keep Me Current
08/03/2016
Town hires replacement for Presgraves - Keep Me Current

Town hires replacement for Presgraves - Keep Me Current

Adam Bliss will begin his new job as Freeport’s town engineer-public works director on Aug. 15, given Town Council approval this week. The council meeting on Tuesday might was held after the Tri-Town Weekly’s print deadline. Bliss, now a project engineer for the city of South Portland, succeeds Albe...

Maine Beer Co. seeks to triple space - Keep Me Current
08/03/2016
Maine Beer Co. seeks to triple space - Keep Me Current

Maine Beer Co. seeks to triple space - Keep Me Current

Maine Beer Co. in Freeport plans a major expansion of its facility at 525 U.S. Route 1, and will present a conceptual site plan to the Project Review Board on Aug. 10 at 6 p.m. Owners Daniel and Dave Kleban want to expand from 30 to 125 parking spaces, and enlarge the building from 6,000

City girl shares Durham family's summer - Keep Me Current
07/27/2016
City girl shares Durham family's summer - Keep Me Current

City girl shares Durham family's summer - Keep Me Current

Delilah and her Durham host family packed as much outdoor fun as they could into a week, prior to her return home to Brooklyn, N.Y., last Wednesday. She and Bill and Julie Yeo , joined by their daughter, Inga, rode bicycles, visited Square Island, went fishing, dug clams, picked berries and ran arou...

07/27/2016
Circus Smirkus pitching tent in town - Keep Me Current

Circus Smirkus pitching tent in town - Keep Me Current

This year’s theme for the Circus Smirkus Big Top Tour will have people looking up, the Freeport coordinator says. “Up, Hup and Away! The Invention of Flight,” will be performed four times at the Maine Coast Waldorf School, on Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 2 and 3, with matinees at 1 and evening shows…

Freeport vet takes flight of honor - Keep Me Current
07/27/2016
Freeport vet takes flight of honor - Keep Me Current

Freeport vet takes flight of honor - Keep Me Current

World War II veteran Peter Richter of Freeport visited Washington, D.C., when his family was young, but hadn’t been back since – until last weekend. That means Richter, who enlisted in the U.S. Navy at the age of 17, had never seen the National World War II Memorial, which opened in 2004 on the Nati...

Address

840 Main Street
Falmouth, ME
04105

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(207) 854-2577

Alerts

Be the first to know and let us send you an email when Tri Town Weekly posts news and promotions. Your email address will not be used for any other purpose, and you can unsubscribe at any time.

Contact The Business

Send a message to Tri Town Weekly:

Nearby media companies