This year’s Lovell OHD 5k run was a great success. Congratulations to overall winner Silas Eastman (his seventh consecutive win) with a time of 15:48 and to Terry Ballou (her seventh time winning), the top female runner with a time of 19:45.
Here are the 2017 results:
AGE GROUP AWARDS
AGE GROUP RESULTS
Jonathan Demme, noted producer, director and screenwriter, passed away on April 26th. To celebrate the life of Mr. Demme, art house theaters across the country will screen his ground-breaking 1984 documentary, ‘Stop Making Sense‘.
The town of Lovell, where Jonathan spent many years at the family’s summer residence, will participate in the celebration by screening his film outdoors at the historic Hewn Oaks. Show time is 8:30. Seating is casual so bring your own blankets and chairs as well as any refreshments (and maybe some bug spray).
Special thanks to the Fryeburg Academy Film Workshop, Hewnoaks Art Colony and Palm Pictures Entertainment. For more information visit celebratedemme.com
Congratulations to Finn Lane! Finn is the winner of the 2017 Lovell Old Home Days 5k Run t-shirt design contest. Finn has just finished her junior year at the Fryeburg Academy, lives in Brownfield and has a passion for drawing. Her future plans include studying art at a school out west with a goal of becoming a teacher.
Every year, art teacher Steve Pullan conducts a competition where students are asked to incorporate the themes of Lovell and running. For creating the winning design, Finn receives a $100 prize, a t-shirt and seeing her artwork around town.
This year’s run is on July 15th at 9:45 am. Only the first 100 registered runners are guaranteed a shirt, so please sign-up early. Visit Lovell5k.com for more information, a registration form, photos and records. Or sign-up online at Running4Free.com.
The 5k run precedes the Old Home Days Parade and begins the day’s festivities.
The rain contributed to a small turnout at today’s Memorial Day Ceremony at the Lovell Village Monument. Thank you very much to the Lovell/Fryeburg VFW Post No. 6783 for conducting the service. Please do not forget that Memorial Day is observed so that we can remember all the men and women who died in active military service. Next time you are at the Library, take the time to note the many names on the Memorial of those who have served our country.
When ice-out actually occurs is always debated but the State of Maine uses the following definition: “…we will consider “ice-out” to be when you can navigate unimpeded from one end of the water body to the other. There may still be ice in coves or along the shoreline in some areas but when a person can traverse the entire water body without being stopped by ice floes, we will consider the ice to be out.
John Bacchiocchi, Lovell’s resident ice-out expert, has declared Wednesday, April 26th, to be 2017’s Ice-Out date!
Click here to see Ice-Out dates for various lakes around the state. Kezar Lake should appear on it soon.
Come on out this Saturday afternoon to the Center Lovell Firehouse for a Turkey Dinner with all the trimmings. All proceeds and donations will go directly to Karl and Joyce Furtado. Joyce has had an extended hospital stay spanning several months and this has led to some difficult times for the family. This has also had an impact on Karl’s Auto Repair business. Karl is a member of the Lovell Fire Department, the Masonic Lodge and the family attends the Lovell UCC.
So, do stop by this Saturday from 4-7 pm. Dinner is $10 per person (a reduced price for children), stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce, vegetables, salad, dinner rolls, coffee and a variety of delicious desserts. There will be a 50/50 raffle and lots of great auction items. The long winter is over (I know there is snow still on the ground but the calendar says SPRING) and it stays lighter longer.
Please don’t hesitate to call me (207-925-1500) or email me (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you are unable to attend but would still like to make a donation.
What a great opportunity to not only spend time with friends and neighbors but to help a real nice Lovell family!
What better time to get prepared for the upcoming baseball season than in the middle of a heavy snow storm? Instead of looking out the window at the snow piling up, think about being at the ball park with the green grass, blue skies, warm temps, cold beers and hot dogs.
Last year, the Red Sox finished in first place in the always competitive American League East and didn’t go too far in the playoffs. Two big questions for this year. How will they manage to replace the production of David Ortiz in the lineup and how long will the Number One starter David Price be on the disabled list? Tampa Bay has great pitching, the Yankees have gotten younger, the Orioles play good defense and pound the ball while Toronto is always strong.
Now, how do you know who the Sox are playing? Pick up one of Kezar Realty’s magnetic calendars at the office or local stores. As always, call me at 207-925-1500 or write me at email@example.com and I will be happy to send one in the mail!
Opening Day is April 3rd against Pittsburgh!