Given that Election Day falls on a Tuesday, the Freeport Flag Ladies had more reason than ever to practice their weekly act of patriotism in honor of the victims of 9/11 last week, on Main Street in Freeport. From left are Carmen Footer, friend Ron Holley, Joanne Miller and Elaine Greene.

Mr. and Mrs. Thanksgiving greet passersby in front of Wilbur’s of Maine Chocolate Confections on Lower Main Street in Freeport.

Jared Boudreau looks over a pamphlet given to him by Kim LaMarre, a member of the Tri-Town Track & Field Group Steering Committee, on Election Day at Freeport High School. A public hearing on a plan to build a synthetic turf track and playing field at the school is scheduled for Dec. 7 at the school, at 6:30 p.m. Regional School Unit 5 has called a Jan. 10 referendum vote on a 10-year bond to fund part of the project’s cost.

Volunteers from the Freeport Community Improvement Association planted 200 tulip bulbs at Bow Street Park and 200 daffodil bulbs at the Exit 20 and Exit 24 welcome signs on Sunday, Nov. 6. From left are Morrison, Sande Updegraph and Tammy Davenport. The association works on beautification projects in town and funds these projects through private donations. Past efforts include gardens at Exit 22, granite benches throughout the downtown, granite and wrought iron fence and gardens at the Freeport Historical Society and new plantings at the Freeport Community Library.

Robert Landry, a member of Boy Scout Troop 45 in Freeport, and his father, Adam, attended a Regional School Unit 5 Board of Directors meeting last Wednesday night at Freeport High School. Robert Landry, a seventh-grader at Freeport Middle School, attended and took notes at the meeting to satisfy a requirement for the Citizenship in the Community merit badge, which is an Eagle Scout required merit badge.