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. For more information, call 353-2561. ATV registration stickers are available at the town office.


The Durham Historic District Commission will meet Thursday, Aug. 11, at 6:30 p.m., in the Town Office.

The assessor will be in the town office on Monday, Aug. 15, from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

The Durham Board of Selectmen will meet Tuesday, Aug. 23, at 6:30 p.m., at the Town Office.

School update

The Durham Community School office will re-open on a full-time basis on Wednesday, Aug. 17, and the first student day is Tuesday, Sept. 6.

Community Lunch marks first anniversary

The next Community Lunch, Tuesday, Aug. 16, at the First Congregational Church of Durham, 773 Royalsborough Road, will celebrate its first anniversary. Doors open at 11:30 and the meal is served at noon. Those who attend will enjoy baked macaroni and cheese with a vegetable, and celebrate the anniversary with cake and a door prize. The suggested donation for lunch is $2-$4, and all proceeds fund future lunches.

The general schedule is the first and third Tuesday of the month. The church, located at the intersection of routes 9 and 136, is handicapped accessible. Those interested in helping or who have questions can call Julie Wagoner at 353-9715.

Durham GOP meeting Aug. 22

The Durham Republican Committee will meet Monday, Aug. 22, at 7 p.m., in the meeting room directly behind the Shiloh Chapel. The scheduled guest speaker is Maine’s RNC Committeeman Alexander Willette. All registered Republicans are welcome.

AMVETS, auxiliary welcome members

Veterans who want to belong to an organization that supports other veterans, families and the community are welcome to join the Durham AMVETS Post 13, 1049 Royalsborough Road. The groups meet the first and third Monday of the month, unless it’s a holiday, at 7 p.m. For more information, call Chad Burke, 798-0956.

Women who are the wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister or granddaughter (18 or older) of a veteran are invited to join the Durham AMVET Post 13 Ladies Auxiliary. The group meets the third Monday of each month at 7 p.m., at the hall, 1049 Royalsborough Road. For more information, call Melinda Doughty, 841-4095.

CEO hours

Hours for Paul Baines, Durham’s codes enforcement officer, are Monday and Tuesday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Thursday, 10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; Friday, 1-4 p.m. He can be reached at 376-6558 or [email protected] For more information, call the Town Office, 353-2561, ext. 13.

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. For more information, contact Pearl Scribner at 754-5912, [email protected]

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

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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