The Olde Mill Place

For the Vassalboro community, the Olde Mill Place is more than just a building it’s their community center where events big and small bring them together. The mill was bought in 2010 by Ray Breton and through his hard work, it quickly became an important space for all members of the community. When a violent […]

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Urban Mountain Bike Course Fundraiser to Benefit American Woolen Mill in Vassalboro

Posted by: Brandon Doyen Urban Mountain Bike Course Fundraiser to Benefit American Woolen Mill in Vassalboro Save the Mill VASSALBORO, Maine (WABI) – If you’ve ever wanted to ride a mountain bike through an out-of-commission, and possibly haunted mill, you’re in luck. There’s an urban mountain bike course at the old American Woolen Mill in Vassalboro […]

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Hammond Lumber Company Belgrade

Walk for Hope

Posted by: MaineGeneral Health     Walk for Hope Spotlight: Hammond Lumber Company Hammond Lumber Company is a family owned and operated business with 13 locations across the state including their flagship store along the shores of Messalonskee Lake in Belgrade. This is a company that prides itself on safe, local lumber and building material […]

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Bringing Joy this Season with the Festival of Trees

Hammond Lumber proudly participated in two tree festivals this year to bring holiday cheer and raise funds for local charities and youth projects. Hammond employees greatly enjoyed being part of these communities for these events, by bringing joy to families and youth assisted by local non-profits and rotary organization. Sukeforth Family Festival of Trees, Waterville, […]

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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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