Rod and Gun Club past president mourned

Longtime Durham Rod and Gun Club member and past president Katherine Lane, 62, died on Aug. 23 at her home in Durham.

Lane was a longtime contributing member club, a longtime volunteer instructor for hunter safety with the Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Safety Division, as well as an avid outdoorswomen She will be missed by many and remembered by her infectious laughter.

Join the Cub Scouts

Cub Scout Pack 145 will hold an informational night for interested boys and their parents at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept.13, at the Durham Amvets Hall.

Cub Scouts is open to boys in grades 1-5. Scouting offers boys a year-round, family-oriented program that is filled with character-building activities. For more information, email [email protected] or call Cub Master Joe Howe at 353-9110 or Membership Chair Karen Pike at 749-5096.

Financial Peace University coming to town

Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University is coming to Durham’s Shiloh Chapel on Sunday, Sept. 9. Class is from 6:30-8 p.m. and child care will be provided. Contact Katie Ballou at 319-9161 to register or for more information.

Town office hours

The town office is open Mondays from 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The office is closed for lunch from noon-1 p.m. and all day on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. For more information, call 353-2561.

Durham Republicans meeting

The Durham Republicans will meet at 7 p.m. on Sept. 25, at the fire station. All registered Republicans are invited and strongly encouraged to attend. For more information, or to join the email list, contact Chairwoman Elizabeth Liscomb at 865-3480 or email [email protected] Also, “like” the local GOP on Facebook by searching for “Durham Maine Republicans.”

Masonic Lodge bean supper

The Masonic Lodge, located on Route 136 across from the River Park, will be hosting a public bean supper on Saturday, Sept. 8 from 4:30-6 p.m. The menu includes baked beans, chop suey, hot dogs, potato salad, cole slaw, bread, pickles and homemade pies. The cost is $7.50 for adults, $3 for kids ages 5-12 and kids under 5 eat free.

Nomination papers available for selectman’s seat

Nomination papers are now available for residents who are interested in finishing out the term of Philip Glickson on the Durham Board of Selectmen. The seat became open at the end of June when Glickson resigned for personal reasons. The term will expire in April 2014. Papers need to be completed and filed with the town clerk on or before Monday, Sept. 24, at 7 p.m.

Interested residents can call the town clerk with any questions at 353-2561, ext. 11.

Town seeking board members

The Durham planning and appeals boards are seeking new members to be appointed. There are also openings on the Scholarship and Eureka committees. If interested, stop by the Durham Town Office and fill out a committee application, or for more information, call 353-2561, ext. 10.

Local church services

The First Congregational Church of Durham has services at 10 a.m. every Sunday. The pastor is Michael Johnson.

Services for the Shiloh Church are every Sunday at 10 a.m. The pastor is Ron Parker

Services for Friends Meeting are every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. The pastor is Daphne Clement.

Community Center for rent

The Durham Eureka Community Center is available to rent for small groups of 50 or less. The building is great for showers, birthday gatherings and meetings. Contact Anita Sellars for more information at 353-6217. The Community Center Committee is seeking new members. For more information call Nancy Decker at 751-1323.

Durham online, on TV

The town of Durham’s website is located at You can view a calendar of events, meetings, announcements, ordinances and links to other sites such as the school and fire departments. For more information on the website call, 240-1637 or email [email protected]

To add events to the Durham town TV channel call Shannon Plourde at 353-2561 or e-mail [email protected].

Lisbon Area Christian Outreach

The Lisbon Area Christian Outreach’s food pantry and clothing bank hours are: Wednesday: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Thursday: 10 a.m. to noon and Saturday: 8 a.m.-10 a.m. LACO serves the communities of Bowdoin, Durham and Lisbon. The website is

The physical address for food and clothing is the Marion T. Morse Community Center, enter from the Berry Avenue side behind the Lisbon United Methodist Church. The clothing bank cannot accept furniture, appliances, etc., as they do not have the room to store them. For more, call Debbie at 240-1637.

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