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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!


Ballet Class is Part of Senior's Project: 12th grader Holly Perkins will be teaching an intro ballet class beginning in January. There will be five sessions of the class and they will be supervised by Mr. Saccone. This will take place in the community hall on Wednesday afternoons from 3:15 to 4:30. The class will be for children in 3rd through 5th grade. Holly is teaching this as part of her senior project and will be filming segments of the class to share in her project presentation. She asks that everybody taking the class comes to all five classes. There will be no cost. If interested please email Holly at or Mr. Saccone at

Class Dates: January 16, 30, February 6, 13, and March 6. (12/04)

Winter Ski Equipment and Skates Still Needed: We will have an exchange student from Paris living with us starting in late December and are looking to borrow a pair of skates and Nordic skis for her. For skis, we’re looking for Classic or combi, waxless or not – either option is fine as long as they’re in good working condition. She’s 5’5 ½” (166 cm) and 106#. For ski boots and skates, her shoe size is 7 (38 metric). We’ll take very good care of them and are happy to barter for lamb! Please call Jo D. Saffeir at 688-4191 or email (12/04)

Would you like to spruce up or add to your child's Ostheimer castle? I have a beautiful, large castle tower to sell! It's probably worth $100 on ebay but for you, my MWS friend, I'll let it go for $60! Let me know you are interested and I'll send a photo.Lucy Birkett Ahearne 865-9063 or (12/04)

3/4 size violin with case for sale. This wonderful, antique, German-built violin was lovingly played for 3 1/2 years and it's owner is not so thrilled to give it up in order to upgrade to next size! It is quite playable as-is, but new owners might want to have some restoration done at some point. The case is really nice too (rectangular and holds music well!). Asking $325 for violin and case. Bow not included because we don't have a 3/4 size bow to offer. FMO please contact Lucy Ahearne at 865-9063 or (12/04)

Violin Teacher in Brunswick area: After earning her bachelors degree in violin teaching at Hartt College of Music, Susan Krongold joined the North Carolina Symphony, then returned to New York for more study. She has balanced a career of performing and teaching, all over the world, with the family she so enjoys. After moving to Maine, she joined the Portland Symphony and The Maine Chamber Ensemble and now, she teaches violin in Auburn, Brunswick and Grey.She also teaches music to the Somali refugees in Lewiston, as jazz singing has become a part of her many-faceted career.To contact Susan for lessons: 782-4674 or email (Submitted by Nancy Roderick) (12/04)

Need a last minute Christmas sewing project done or alteration? Or perhaps a special doll outfit, pillow or a unique custom winter hat that you can't find in store? A warm blanket upcycled from sweaters? Please call Regina Kusche 847-3453 or (Mom of 1st and 5th graders) (12/04)

FREE Ketler trike: Needs a bit of work before going under the tree, but has a long future in the right hands.

Winter sports: Size 1 downhill ski boots $10. Adjustable skates size range 12 - 1 $10.  (12/04)

Must love dogs and cats: At least three families in a Cumberland Foreside neighborhood need a pet sitter/house sitter for occasional overnight, weekend or vacation care of dogs and/or cats. Successful work with one or two families is highly likely to lead to work with other neighbors. If you love animals and would like to meet our pets, please contact Donna Levi 781-6565. (12/04)

Interested in needle felting? Want to make your child a cute toy for Christmas? I have a full kit from Halcyon Yarn with instructions, needles, and all the wool necessary to needle felt two little animals (a skunk and a raccoon). I originally paid $22 for it, but have realized I just don't have the time to do the project. It's yours for $15/OBO. or 450-9698. (11/27)

We are looking for a half (?) size cello for our daughter, Maude. Please phone 207-319-8925 or email , if you have one you are willing to sell or give before Christmas, but sshhh! this is elves work. (11/27)