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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 are Back: 
Starting this Friday, September 28, apples will be delivered to Merriconeag's Early Childhood Center on Fridays before 11:30am. Orders must be placed with Willow Pond Farm ( by Thursday at noon. Please leave payment in envelope in Early Childhood Office PRIOR to delivery.
McIntosh and Cortland Fancy: peck $11, half bushel $18
McIntosh Utility: half bushel $10.50, bushel $18
Cider- no preservatives, not pasteurized - Gallon $5.95, half gallon $3.75
Northern Spy apples available in October.
Jill Agnew, Willow Pond Farm, 395 Middle Road, Sabattus, Maine 04280, 207-375-6662

Childcare, personal assistant available: Scarborough-based provider with 10 years of experience in childcare and personal assistance, excellent references. 25-year-old non-smoker, pediatric CPR/First Aid certified, organic farmer, close ties to Waldorf community. Personal assistance helps you - the parent and professional - find more time for yourself and your family. Services related to the household, cooking, errands, home office management, yard & property maintenance, pets & livestock, childcare, and more. Let’s talk about what you need! To learn more, contact Kelsey Herrington:, 206-914-0765, (10/16)

Half size Violin for sale: Scott Cao in excellent condition with bow and hard case. Currently being played by Adriel who is growing too big for it. Barham family, 433-0124. (10/16)

Babysitting for Conferences: Wouldn't it be a relief to know your young children are being well taken care of on the school grounds, allowing you to focus on your parent/teacher conference(s)? Kelley Fullagar would like to offer her babysitting services for both Thursday and Friday, so if you could use her help, please give a call at 207-274-0057.


Do you or your children need Nordic or Downhill Ski Equipment? Come to the Freeport Ski Team Boosters Annual Ski Swap: Sat. 10/27, 10AM - 1PM at Freeport Ski & Bike, 308 Route 1 Freeport. (10/16)

We are accepting donations of unwanted Waldorf style supplies for a new early childhood classroom in downtown Portland. We would most gratefully accept any art supplies (like beeswax, paper, and watercolor paints), wooden toys and dolls, play-stands, blocks, or other Waldorf style supplies that your family no longer wants in your home. Please contact Jessica Gebhardt if you have anything that you’d like to donate. (207) 838-1990. (10/16)

Leaf wrangler for six (6) Saturdays in Freeport. Seeking energetic high school student to provide yard help, either mornings or afternoons, between October 20 and December 8 (it's an oak grove). Please call Michael at 228-2777 for terms and more information. (10/09)

Help Merriconeag prosper — with just a referral: You can make a difference for Merriconeag with only a few minutes of your time. Simply refer Realtor Tami Goodrich to a colleague, friend or family member who is interested in buying or selling a home. For every transaction closed, she will donate $500 of her commission to Merriconeag. Tami is also available to provide a free market analysis of your home, with no obligation. Contact her at, 207-298-0144 (C), or 207-846-8989 x406. This offer is valid during
the school’s annual appeal (through June 30, 2013). (10/09)

Merriconeag parent, Tonya Sattin, has opened a retail shop in Portland called Circa Home and Vintage, 247 Congress Street. It's a mix of new and vintage midcentury furniture, decor, and art, with a beautiful children's section devoted to Waldorf-inspired toys and art supplies. Merriconeag parents can enjoy a 10% discount during the month of October by mentioning they heard about Circa Home and Vintage in the Tuesday News. (10/09)