Willsboro Column

There have been many signs of spring this week, the Boquet River is full and flowing down to the dam. Several flowers are showing their blossoms, buds coming out on the trees and bushes. There has been a lot more bird activity all signs that we look for in the month of April. Several came out this past Saturday to the Soup & Bread Lunch at the Methodist Church, this event was to raise money to send some of our youth to Summer Camp. The Congregational Church had a monthly supper and the next one at the Methodist church will be on May 1st. The New Beginnings group will meet to go out to supper at North Country Club on Sunday, April 28, at 5 p.m.

I had the pleasure to sit in to listen to a good size group of local and area musicians that come together to further the love of music, especially Bluegrass style music. There was many different instruments all blending together. They gather at the school and break off into groups of like instruments to share and learn together. Then they come together in the auditorium and blend together. The public is welcome to drop in around 3:15 p.m. to listen free of charge, their next gatherings will be on May 5 and May 19.

The Willsboro School budget will be coming up for vote on May 21 from noon to 8 p.m.. The annual Junior Prom will take place on May 18 from 7 to 11 p.m. under the theme of “Winter Wonderland”. This year the coronation will kick off the event at 7 p.m.

A graveside service for Rita Benedict will be held on Monday, April 29 at 10 a.m at the Memorial Cemetery.

Happy to report some new births: Courtney & Ryan Pfund have a daughter Madisyn Pfund born on April 12, also Peter & Janet Sayward are the proud grandparents of Scarlet Elizabeth Brant,, born on April 10 to the parents of Crystal & Kevin Grant, congratulations to both families.

Happy Birthday to Clarence Russell April 26, Leanna DeNeal April 26, Stan Dickenson April 29, Claudia Russell May 1, John Bergin May 2, Arlene Bigelow May 5, Katie Shephard May 3,Adam Robare May 4.

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