New wheelchair-accessible Trail of the Senses takes shape in Alton

Posted by: Aislinn Sarnacki, BDN Staff The dip in temperature was significant as the wide, smooth trail veered from the sunlit banks of the pond to enter a dark conifer forest. Earthy scents of sap, overripe mushrooms, damp soil and moss mingled in the cool air. And scattered along the trail, breaking up its […]

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The Dr. Shaw memorial Library

  The Dr. Shaw Memorial Library in Mount Vernon has started their summer reading program and this year’s theme is Build a Better World. Kids will work with residents throughout the town building models of rainforests and learning skills like woodworking and how to use tools like screwdrivers and measuring tapes. Hammond Lumber company donated […]

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The Maine Community Fund

 Ted Perkins and Michele Prior from Hammond Lumber Company presented a check for $2,000 to Marianne Pinkham, Lincoln County Fund committee member, as a donation to the Maine Community Fund. The Maine Community Fund is a statewide nonprofit that for the past 33 years has helped people invest in programs and projects that directly help […]

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Messalonskee High School’s YES Program NAILS IT

Hammond Lumber Company recently participated in Messalonskee High School’s Year-End Studies program called YES. Patrick Wrigley & Al Feather (from the Belgrade store) taught an activity on hammering and the students built chick-a-dee bird boxes. Everybody learned hammering techniques and the proper use and selection of the right hammer to do your job. The students […]

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