The Freeport public works crew was out and about recently, sprucing up the town for Memorial Day weekend. Bob Bradley spray paints a section of the crosswalk between Polo Ralph Lauren and L.L. Bean, with help from Kelly Gorham, foreground, and Howard Dyer.

A sculpture of a whale, by John Bowdren of Pownal, graces the garden of the Freeport Historical Society for its new exhibit, “Freeport Artists of the Past.” Bowdren made the carving from mahogany, on a cedar post. It turns in the wind and catches the light. Bowdren and Jordan Smith, also from Pownal, have several other pieces on the grounds of the Harrington House at 45 Main St.

Lambs don’t stray too far from their mothers while grazing on spring grass at Wolfe’s Neck Farm in Freeport.

The Greater Freeport Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony recently at My Amethyst Touch, 20 Independence Drive. From left are chamber board member Dean Gilbert, Mortgage Network; chamber ambassador Woody Woodbury, Freeport True Value Hardware; Melissa Touch, owner, My Amethyst Touch; chamber board president Michelle Barker, Bath Savings Institution; and Nancy Kieran, owner, Kendall Tavern Inn.

Members of Scouts Troop of Durham, back, have fun with other kids during the RSU 5 budget meeting last Wednesday in a Durham Community School classroom. The Scouts were doing some babysitting  for the little ones while their parents attended the meeting in the gym.  In back, from left, are Scouts Aynslie Decker, Hannah Moore, Paige Gelhar and an eighth-grade boy, Eric Decker.

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