Collect your food scraps and help local farmers by using the Garbage to Garden composting service coming to Windham in April. Contributed / Garbage to Garden

Composting service coming to a curbside near you

Beginning in April, Windham residents will be able to do curbside composting when Garbage to Garden brings their service to town. Pre-enrollment is open now. Sign up by either visiting or calling 332-0277.

The process is simple. Each week on trash day, food scraps will be picked up at the curb in a compost bucket, supplied by the program. From there, the scraps will be taken to local farms. Residents receive a clean bucket to fill each week and also get a bag of MOFGA-approved compost to use in their own gardens. Do something good for local farmers and they do something good for you. The cost is $19 per month.

Haley Pal, a Windham resident and active member of the Windham Historical Society, can be contacted at

Windham Parks and Recreation is hiring

The Windham Parks and Recreation Department is accepting applications for seasonal positions for the 2023 summer season. Positions are open for applicants 15 and older. Available positions include summer day camp counselors and directors; supervisors, attendants and a park manager at Dundee Park; summer track assistant coaches and a recreation programming intern. Applications are available online at or at the Parks and Rec office at 8 School Road during regular business hours.

St. Patrick’s Day dinner

The American Legion Field-Allen Post 148 hosts their 12th annual St. Patrick’s Day dinner at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 18, at the Windham Veterans Center behind the Windham Hannaford. The meal includes corned beef, ham, cabbage and a variety of root vegetables. Dessert will be a sheet cake decorated to celebrate the Field-Allen Post’s 85th anniversary of providing service to the veterans in the community. In addition, the Auxiliary will be auctioning an assortment of homemade pies to take home. The meal costs $10 per person with children under 12 eating for free. Proceeds support the Dirigo State Youth Program.

Learn your genealogy

The Windham Public Library is offering a program on Beginning Genealogy from 6-7 p.m. March 29. For those interested in researching their family tree but unsure where to begin, the session will provide guidance for locating family history. Learn about organizing, interviewing and about popular computer software available to help simplify the search.

Cancer support meeting

The Windham Cancer Support Group will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. March 28 at the Windham Public Library. Anyone who has been touched by cancer in any way is invited to attend.

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