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 Friday, Nov. 11, for Veterans Day. For more information, call 353-2561.


The Board of Selectmen will meet Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 6:30 p.m., at the town office.

Youth Baseball sets

annual meeting

Durham Youth Baseball will hold its annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the Eureka Community Center. Several board seats and officer positions are up for election this year, including vice president, treasurer and secretary.

The league is also looking for people interested in running the website, coordinating sponsorships and fundraising, and several other roles.

For further information, contact Joe Howe, league president, at [email protected] or call 353-9110.

Scouts host dinner

to honor veterans

A free public supper to honor veterans will be held Wednesday Nov. 9, from 5-6:30 p.m., at the First Congregational Church of Durham, 773 Royalsborough Road. The dinner is sponsored by Boy Scout Troop 145 of Durham. All veterans are invited to attend with a guest. The menu is spaghetti, homemade sauce, homemade meatballs, garlic bread, assorted pies and desserts.

For more information, call Larry, 837-3735.

DCS craft fair

set for Nov. 12

Durham Community School will host a craft fair on Saturday, Nov. 12, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. There will be a variety of vendors selling items including dips, Scentsy, sewing-quilting supplies, crafts and more. Breakfast and lunch will be offered, including baked goods, a variety of crock pot soups and stews. Popcorn and more.

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 Ken Scribner, 353-4030, or Keith Russell, 837-8748.


meet monthly

The Tri-Town Penguins Snowmobile Club meets on the last Tuesday of each month from September to April. Meetings are held at the Durham Fire Station, 615 Hallowell Road in Durham, beginning at 7 p.m. The next meeting is Tuesday, Nov. 29. New members are always welcome. For more information, contact Duncan Daly at 865-6188 or Mike Yates at 865-3555.

Community Lunch

Tuesday, Nov. 15

The next Community Lunch schedule is Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the First Congregational Church of Durham, 773 Royalsborough Road. Doors open at 11:30 and the meal is served at noon. 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.

AMVETS auxiliary

planning craft fair

The AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary is looking for crafters to participate in the annual craft fair on Nov. 19. Contact Erica Burke for registration at 841-4017.

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. The group meets 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. For more information, call Melinda Doughty, 841-4095.

The hall is also available for rental at $350. Contact 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.; Thursday, 10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; Friday, 8:30 a.m.-noon. He can be reached at 376-6558 or [email protected] durhamme.com. 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 www.lacopantry.org.

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.