(Most items are published for two weeks.)
MWS continues to recycle all toner cartridges and cell phones, just bring them to either office. Storage is easier if toner boxes are recycled at home. Thank you!
Willow Pond Farm Apples officially ended last Friday: Since Jill still has apples and cider she said she would be willing to do one more order for pick up on Friday, December 16- right before the Winter Break. Apples will be delivered to Merriconeag's Early Childhood Center that Friday before 11:30am. Orders must be placed with Willow Pond Farm (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Thursday, December 15 at noon. Please leave payment in envelope in Early Childhood Office PRIOR to delivery.
McIntosh and Cortland Fancy: peck $10, half bushel $17
McIntosh Utility: half bushel $9, bushel $15
Cider- no preservatives, not pasteurized - Gallon $5.25, half gallon $3.25
Jill Agnew, Willow Pond Farm, 395 Middle Road,
Sabattus, Maine 04280, 207-375-6662
Wanted: $1 Eisenhower coins. Hi Everyone. We are looking for $1 Eisenhower coins. You remember, the big heavy ones from the 70s. If you have any just sitting around (in a sock drawer or jar maybe) and are willing to part with them (we will pay you for them of course), please let me know. Thanks so much! Michael Stefanakos / 917.279.4646 /email@example.com (12/06)
Delicious Lamb for Sale: Whole or half lambs for sale, just in time for the holidays! This week, we’re sending off three lambs for butchering. They’ve been raised on our land in Pownal, on all organic pasture, hay and grain. They aren’t certified organic as we do on occasion use worming medication to maintain their good health. They’ll likely dress out at about 40 – 50#, and are $6.50/#, plus slaughter and cutting costs which works out to be roughly $65/animal. So a full lamb would run approximately $350, a half $175. Individual preferences regarding cutting instructions can be followed. If interested, please call Jo D. Saffeir at 688-4191 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks! (12/06)
Class of 2000 Alumnus Seeks Farmland: Experienced farming couple seeks acreage in +/- 30-minute radius of Durham, ME. Looking to expand current organic winter greens enterprise into small-scale, diversified, year-round organic vegetables. Tillable acres sought for 2011/12 season are 1-2, though situations with additional tillable acres (up to +/- 20) are a plus. Situations that include additional acreage for pasture would be ideal for longer-term use (5+ years). Land which includes other non-tillable areas (e.g. woodland, orchard, perennials) will be considered. Infrastructure, equipment, and on-site housing in reasonable repair are all definite pluses. We are most interested in securing a long-term (5+ years) lease, but will consider other arrangements for the right situation. Please contact Kelsey Herrington and Dominic Pascarelli, MWS ’00 at email@example.com or 207.319.9102 for more detailed information.(12/06)
The Barhams are looking for nordic skiis for Eliza - classic or skate, in the 177-180 cm range, with NNN bindings, and skate poles for 5'7''. Thank you! firstname.lastname@example.org, or 433-0124. (12/06)
Toys for sale: three groovy girls with clothes and 2 chairs--$8 a doll and $2 a chair or $25 for all; a red and blue collapsible play tent perfect for a young child $14; our beloved stuffed moose wooden rocking chair $ 35 (purchased used for $75); fully furnished wooden doll house with adjustable levels and a set of dolls $70; American Girl doll white swing chair for two dolls $35 (new it was $90); new medium-sized Waldorf-style doll with white hair and a pink dress $30 (paid $65); 11 Melissa and Doug and other wooden puzzles complete with a wooden box for stacking them $25; Thomas the train table $25; train tracks, bridges, tunnels and more—all priced reasonably. Please email email@example.com or call Caroline @ 653-7163 if you are interested. (12/06)
Winter Gear That Slides For Sale:
Apartment for rent @ 8 South Street in Freeport. Sunny 2 bedroom with washer/dryer hookup, parking, spacious, pine floors, heat included. Call Jennifer Barrett @ 776-3405 if you'd like to come take a look! Available January 1st. (12/06)
For Sale: 1 pair of 177cm Fischer RCR combi skis with SNS pilot bindings these would fit someone from about 115 to 135 lbs. These were used for classic racing only 2 seasons and are in very good condition. $135.
Free to a good home: 12 Happy Hens. They are about 2 1/2 years old, laying 4 to 6 eggs a day at this time of year, but much more when the light gets longer. Please call 319-8925 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Thanks so much! (11/29)
One year old Labrador Puppies - buy one and help Merriconeag: I have offered to split 50/50 with Merriconeag the proceeds from the sale price of my English Labrador puppies. I am offering them at a sliding scale of $1-2,000 each. These puppies, now one year old, are trained, raised on a 100% raw-food diet, and have their shots. I am offering this deal to Merriconeag families because I have ties to Maine (Bowdoin grad ’85; previously in an anthroposophical study group with Fritz Koelln and John Karl, plus I have family in Maine). I could bring the dogs up for a preview. Check out my website! www.pokyslittlelabradors.com, Alison Webb, from Hawthorne Valley School, 518-672-0082; email@example.com (11/29)
Tea & Play Sessions for Prospective Parents:
Tea & Play Sessions for
Wednesdays, Dec 11, 18
Early Childhood Center, 60 Desert Rd, Freeport
Prospective parents: Bring your child, share a cup of tea with us and learn more about our programs for young children. Storytime at 9:30. Registration is appreciated but drop-ins are welcome. For more info & to register: 207.865.3900, Ext 163 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Early Childhood Parent Evening:
Wed, Dec 11, 7:00 pm.
Tues. Dec 17, 6:30 p.m., Community Hall.
Wed, Dec 18, 5:30 p.m.
Freeport Performing Arts Center
30 Holbrook St., Freeport
Join us for a delightful evening of music. The concert begins at 5:30 and all students in grades 2-12 are expected to arrive no later than 5:15 with all necessary music and instruments. Upon arrival, students should bring their string and wind instruments backstage to the band rehearsal room.
(Students in 5 - 12 dress in black & white. Students in 3 & 4 may wear concert attire in festive colors. Gr 2 students wear their Santa Lucia attire.)
Fri, Dec 20, 11:00 am, Community Hall.
We warmly invite the entire community to join us to witness this simple, yet profound offering which speaks to what it means to be truly human.
Caroling in Downtown Freeport:
Fri, Dec 20, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. (Gather in front of the L.L. Bean boot at 5:00 pm)
Come spread the holiday cheer and represent the Merriconeag Community in downtown Freeport with an evening of caroling led by our Chorus Teacher, Chris Chasse. Singing books will be provided and you may want to bring head lamps. Be sure to dress warmly. Snow Note: If the weather is inclement, please check the MWS website for a cancellation notice.
Fri, Dec 20: 12:30 Dismissal for Grades 1 - 12
Mon, Dec 23 through Fri, Jan 3 School is closed for winter break.
Classes resume on Jan 6.