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23 Malh, 1984 THE QUODDY TIDES Page 17 CUTLER00 NEW EVENING HOURS AT CUTLER LIBRARY Beginning on March 29, the Cutler library will be open on Thursday even- ings from 7:00 to 8:30, instead of the usual Wednesday. Since some of the volunteer librarians will be away during that time, and others will be taking a course on Wednesday evenings, it was,decided to try Thursday nights. Should this evening prove to be more convenient for the borrowers, the library may continue to be open Thursday evenings, so please let them know if that time is better for you. YOUTH GROUP ADOPTS GRAND- PARENTS The Head of the River Youth Group has been making regular visits to the Marshall Health Care patients in Machias. Each of the ten members in the group has adopted a "grandparent", whom they visit monthly. On the day prior to the vidt, the children meet with group leader Blondie Fitzhenry, and bake refreshments for the patients, and plan an activity for played were received with enthusiasm. Guest speaker for the morning service was Gary Heitz of Zimbabwe. Following the service, refreshments were served in the undercroft. HEART FUND DRIVE COLLECTS $262 Ruth C. Farris reports that the Heart Fund collection this year totaled 5262.00 and she wishes to thank all who contri- buted. She has served as Cutler's chair- man for 28 years. UNITED METHODIST CHURCH WOMEN MEETINGS The United Methodist Women will meet twice monthly, with their first meet- ing on the first Monday of each month at 7:30 in the evening, and the second meet- ing on the third Monday at 1:00 in the afternoon, with an exception made for the afternoon March meeting which will be held on the 26th because of town meeting and preparations for the church supper. At their first meeting, members dis- cussed the need for cleaning supplies and supplies for the church nursery, as well Mrs. Pauline Catel , Tel. 259-390 of wood, and an auction is to be held on May 5. The group has already received the donation of a beautiful handmade cedar chest from Ed Schubert. and other interesting items are expected to be auc- tioned off in the effort to provide gradu- ates with a 23-hour cruise to Nova Scotia on the "Prince of [:undy". END-of-SEASON PARTY FOR BASKET- BALLPALYERS&CHEERLEADERS The Cutler Cougar basketball team and their cheerleaders finished the season with a party at the home of their coach- es, Dean and Susan Crosman, on March 2. The group watched movies and enjoyed refreshments, afterwhich everyone danc- ed. All the girls stayed overnight for a slumber party after the evening's enter- tainment. Members of the cheering squad are Lisa, Cheryl and Charlene Davis, Missy Henderson, Jackie Roberts, Stacey Har- mon, Becky Rowden, Jeannie Beaulieu and Cindy Dupee. Basketball players are Patrick Taylor, Kristan and Kerry Porter, Chip Henderson, David Harmon, Heather, the day of the visit. This month, the pro- ject was shamrock pins, and an Easter egg hunt and coloring eggs is planned for April, Members of the group are Lisa, Cheryl and Charlene Davis, Heather, Joey, and Kelley Dermison, Patrick Taylor, Stacey Harmon; Jeannie Beaulieu and Christy Hinerman. BELL CHOIR PLAYS AT METHODIST CHURCH SERVICES The Cutler Methodist Church was fill- ed on Sunday, March 4, when 130 people enjoyed the music performed by the Machias Congregational Church bell choir. Under the direction of Gloria Bodman, the choir is the only one of its kind in eastern Maine, and the six selections they as having a sign-up sheet for parents to volunteer for nursery duty. Prices for the church suppers were set at $3.50 for adults and $1.50 for children under twelve, with a family rate of $10. Ruth C. Farris will continue as supper chairman, with Alice Porter assisting her. The group also discussed plans for craft projects, with the finished products to be sold at the annual fund raisers. PROJECT GRADUATION Project Graduation, through which seniors hope to finance a drug-and-alcohol free graduation celebration, is in full swing at Washington Academy, and Cut- ler's contribution was an ice cream social, scheduled to be held on March 21. The seniors also plan to raffle a cord Kelley and Joey Dennison, Jason Trickett, Donnie Look, Scott Ramsdell and Terry Quinn. AROUND AND ABOUT Blondie Fitzhenry and daughters, Tam- my and Michelle, spent the weekend of March 17 in Massachusetts, where they attended the wedding of her nephew. Tracey Radley celebrated her sixth birthday on March 4, and entertained her friends with a magic show as well as the traditional party refreshments. Greg Marsh spent his spring break vaca- tion with his parents, Pare and Jim; also home from the University of Maine at Drone was Scott Porter. Mr. and Mrs. Vinal Look are home after their stay in Florida. Marjorie Hamor Cent• on page 19 director, Stephen Norris, assisted Mr. Bonyun in the school programs. MSAD 19 (LUBEC) SCHOOL BOARD MEETINGS Financial statements, work on the budget and teacher evaluations are among the items taken up at recent SAD 19 meetings. • A contract drawn up by the School Union, representing the support staff of SAD 19, was approved by the SAD 19 directors as a result of negotiations be- tween union president Ray Rice and chief negotiator, Bian McGadden, and school board representatives Supt. Gene Mac- .Donald and James McFadden. The support-staff personnel will re- . . 8200lahnsan Boats! Boats! Boats! Truckload Sale on Aluminum Boats Arriving this weekend... LARGE SELECTION LOW, LOW PRICES Marine Hardware Trailers Parts & Accessories Full Line of JOHNSON OUTBOAR DS Tri. ]'own Marine Main Street, Harrington, Maine Your Authorized JOHNSON Dealer 4834601 LUBEC (from page 16) ceive increased insurance coverage under a family plan to be paid by the district for the four full-time employees. There will be a single subscription for other employees. There will be an increase for employees at the top of the current wage scale, and employees who have worked at the school for 20 years will be allowed four weeks vacation with pay. The Lubec Alcohol and Substance Abuse Resource (LASAR) team present- ed their policy concerning the students at the Consolidated School. This was ac- cepted by the SAD 19 board. Under the policy students would be interviewed by a chemical-dependency counselor to det- ermine the type of help they need. Par- ents would be notified and a program set up for them. Drug selling is punishable by expul- sion from school and will be referred to law-enforcement authorities. School em- ployees having problems with chemical dependency are urged to seek help through the LASAR program. AROUND AND ABOUT Mrs. lva Theriault and daughter, Mrs. Muriel Reilly, and grand-daughters, Mrs. R.H. Foster, Inc. l OlD COUNTY ROAO iqbdl IM I /CHIA$, MAINE 04654 i • 24 Hour Emergency Service Serving Down East Maine Tel. Machias - 255-4501 Lube˘ - 733-4712 Pembroke - 726-5587 HEATING OILS BURNER INSTALLATION SERVICE Debbie Day and Miss Kelly Reilly, and great-grand-daughter, Kami Day, have re- turned from a week's visit in Florida which included a day at Disneyworld, Busch Gardens and other places of inter- est. It was Mrs. Theriault's first plane ride and her first trip to Florida and it was a five generation group that went. Mrs. Marjorie Stockford is visiting her son and wife, the Rev. and Mrs. Donald Stockford and family in Arlington, Texas. Mrs. Vivian Murray is a patient at the Maine Medical Center in Portland while undergoing tests. Mrs. Clayton Green has returned home fromthe Down East Community Hospital in Machias. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Clark observed their 40th wedding anniversary with a buffet supper with their relatives as guests. They received cards, gifts and telephone calls. The cake was made by Patricia . Corey. Relatives present were from Lubec, Eastport, Addison, Columbia Falls and Meddybemps. Mrs. Helen Burns has returned from a visit with her daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. William Davidson in North Hampton, N.H. While there she also visit- ed her cousins, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Hibbard in Amhurst, N.H., and an old friend and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Dauthinais in Amesbury, Mass. Mr. and Mrs. Randall Hart of Tops- ham spent the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Clark. Mrs. Carl Felix is visiting her son and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Kurt Felix and family in Limington. ADVERTISE YOUR BUSINESS IN THE QUODDY TIDES TOM BRENNAN CounW Commissioner seeks re-election Thomas L. Brennan, incumbent county €ommissioner for Washington County, announced his intention to seek re-elec- tion at the regular meeting of county Democratic leaders at Machias on March 11. Brennan is completing his fourth year on the board and second year as chair- man. "It has been a privilege and an honor to serve the people of Washington Coun- ty for the past four years. The experience as a county commissioner and challenge of leadership as chairman have confirm- ed my belief that county government can be more responsive to local concerns," " stated the commissioner. "During the past fourteen months we have formed a Citizen's Advisory Committee on the jail, prepared two balanced budgets, traveled to the territories to listen to taxpayers' suggestions for their surplus, and helped draft an ordinance to protect natural re- sources along our coast." Tom Brerman, who won election to the board in 1980, also serves as chair- man for the Washington County Emer- gency Food and Shelter program which administered two federal grants of $16, 747.22 in 1983 and $11,666.09 in this year. Brennan, an instructor in the Wood- land school system, holds aBachelor's degree from the University of Maine in Machias and is working on a Master's de- gree in Public Administration through the University of Maine at Drone. Since January, he has served on the Washington County civil emergency preparedness committee. The candidate lives in Robbinston with his wife Alison and baby daughter. He worked in Robbinston between 1977 and 1979 as Principal-Teacher. Running 5 miles a day to keep in top physical condition, the candidate has held a number of community and leader- ship positions including serving as Admin- istrative Assistant to Maine's Secretary of State during Governor Longley's admin- istration; Title Investigator for the Maine Motor Vehicle division; Director of the Maine School Management Association; Calais School Board member for five years, one term as chairman; and repres- ented Maine's 2nd congressional district at the Presidential Nominating Conven- tion in 1976. In his announcement, Brennan called for a "spirit of co-operation among the various elected department heads". The commissioner reminded them that "law enforcement operations, provision of ser- vices to the territories, probating of wills, and recording of property titles and prop- erty transactions are matters of local con- Cern. Brennan concluded his remarks before the gathering by gating that "Under- standing the ope and limit of county government is a necessary qualification for those who seek this public office. But the one essential, vital quality is leader-