Office hours

The Durham Town Office hours are Monday, Tuesday and Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; closed Wednesday; and Thursday, 10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. The office will be closed for Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11. For more information, call 353-2561.


The Durham Board of Selectmen will meet Tuesday, Nov. 17, at 6:30 p.m., at the Durham Town Office.

Recruitment night for fire-rescue

Durham Fire & Rescue is hosting a Recruitment Night for people interested in joining the department, on Thursday, Nov. 5, at 7 p.m., at the station, 615 Hallowell Road. For more information, contact Chief Bill St.Michel at 353-2473, ext. 21.

Gun raffle tickets on sale

Durham Fire & Rescue has launched its annual “30 Days – 30 Guns in November” gun raffle.

The organization is again working with Johnson’s Sporting Goods. Tickets are $20 each and can be

purchased from any member of the Durham Fire & Rescue Department. Those interested can stop by the station at 615 Hallowell Road or call 353-2473. Tickets can also be purchased at the Durham Get & Go at 697 Royalsborough Road. Sales are limited to 3,000 tickets, so the odds of winning are 1 in 100.

For more information, contact department members Scott St. Michel, 837-354, or Keith Russell, 837-8748.

Snowmobile club meeting

Tri-Town Penguins Snowmobile Club meets the last Tuesday of the month through April, at 7 p.m., at the Durham Fire Station, 615 Hallowell Road in Durham. The next meeting is Nov. 24. New members are always welcome. For more information, contact Duncan Daly at 865-6188 or Mike Yates at 865-3555.

PTA hosting annual craft fair

The Durham Community School PTA is having its fifth annual craft fair on Saturday, Nov. 14, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., in the school gymnasium. There will be more than 35 local crafters. A lunch of homemade soups and baked goods will be served. Those interested in purchasing a table should contact the Durham PTA at [email protected] or call 522-1919.

AMVETS membership

Veterans who want to belong to an organization that supports other veterans, families and the local are welcome to join the Durham AMVETS. For membership information, call Chad Burke, 798-0956.

CEO hours

Hours for Paul Baines, Durham’s codes enforcement officer, are Monday and Tuesday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; and Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. He can be reached at 376-6558 or [email protected] For more information, call the Town Office, 353-2561, ext. 13.

Couponing sessions

Couponing for the Community meets the second and fourth Wednesday of each month, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the Eureka Community Center. It is a chance to learn couponing basics from Pat Provost, who also shows members how to use some of their coupons to benefit families in the community and military families overseas. For more information, call 212-5156.

Weekly cribbage

The Durham Eureka Community Center, corner of Route 9 and Route 136, hosts cribbage every Tuesday from 9 a.m.-noon.

Rent Eureka Center

The Durham Eureka Community Center is available for rent. The maximum amount of people the hall holds for an event is 50. Contact Nancy Decker at 751-1323 or the Town Office at 353-2561.

Food pantry

The Lisbon Area Christian Outreach (LACO) food pantry, which serves the towns of Durham, Bowdoin, and Lisbon Falls, is open Wednesday from 6-8 p.m., Thursday from 10 a.m.-noon and Saturday from 8-10 a.m. The LACO Food Pantry is located at the Marion T. Morse School on School Street, Lisbon Falls. The parking lot is behind the Lisbon United Methodist Church, off Berry Avenue. There is also a free clothing bank. For more information, see or call Deb, 240-1637.

Church services

The First Congregational Church of Durham UCC, 773 Royalsborough Road, holds Sunday worship at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Peter Mercer.

Shiloh Chapel, Beulah lane off Shiloh Road, holds services Sundays at 10 a.m. Ron Parker is pastor.

Durham Monthly meeting of Friends, 532 Quakermeeting House Road, at the corner of Route 125, every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. The pastor is Douglas Gwyn.

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