V is for …
The number of state championships the Greely High Rangers won in the winter sports season just past: hockey, indoor track, and basketball (girls); and basketball and indoor track (boys).
Sweetser’s Apple Barrel and Orchards has been a family farm ever since, and is operated by three generations today. (maineapple.com)
A princely sum
It cost $15,578 to build Prince Memorial Library (inc. 1921) following a bequest by Carroll D. Prince and Annie Lincoln Prince. (princeml.mainememory.net)
The year of the first Cumberland Fair on Oct. 10-11, behind what is now Greely High School. The Cumberland Farmers Club was incorporated in 1875. (www.cumberlandfair.com)
Foreside preserved
Broad Cove Reserve off Route 88 consists of 22 acres; almost 11, including a beach, are along the shoreline. (www.cumberlandmaine.com)
‘12 Apostles’
The pine trees on “Ephraim’s Mount” long served as a navigational aid for sailors. The last of the 12 came down in 1935. (www.mainememory.net)
The acreage of Knights Pond Preserve, which includes trails and a 46-acre Great Pond. (www.cumberlandmaine.com)
The Val Halla Six
Co-founders of the golf club in the early 1960s were Bob Leighton, Bob Darling, Dave Higgins, Bud Bernard, Andy Bunker and Ted Lauritzen. (valhallagolf.com)
Power Rangers
Greely High School in 2009 adopted the IB (International Baccalaureate) Diploma Programme, “one of the most comprehensive, rigorous, and assessed high school diplomas available in the world today.” (www.msad51.org)
Proud tradition
The 91st annual Memorial Day Celebration is on for Monday, May 28. Parade: 10 a.m. (www.cumberlandmaine.com)
On the Market in and around Cumberland