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Summer schedule in Willsboro sure can keep one busy, the Paine Memorial Library activities alone are great an Art show starting on June 26 featuring Rob Ivy’s work and can be viewed daily through the week during regular hours. They are featuring a weekend paperback sale June 28 and June 29 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., and these run through July 27. The Library Summer Reading Program starts June 24 and runs for six weeks Monday through Thursday each week. They are also offering a Paine Walk/Run event on June 29 starting at 9:30 a.m. on the Willsboro Soccer Field.

Graduation took place this past Friday evening, this graduating class was the last kindergarten class held in the old school and now completing their education in the new school. Many thanks to Herb Longware for filming the entire ceremony and making it available for us here at home.

The 19th Annual Alumni Banquet took place last Saturday with 123 in attendance. This event took place at the VFW in Keeseville and a great time was had by all, great place for a banquet.

The Willsboro Heritage Museum will open for the summer season on Friday evening, June 28, at 7 p.m. Historian Ron Bruno will discuss the impact of forestry has had on our community.

The Ecumenical Summer Vacation Bible School took place this past week, hope you noticed all the activities in and around the Willsboro Methodist Church. A reminder there monthly supper for July will be on July 10 due to the holiday on the first week of the month. They will be serving Beef Pot Roast and the usual dinner items along with Homemade pie.

To those die-hard Yankee/Red Socks fans, the Catholic Church is holding a raffle to attend a trip to watch one of their games. If interested check it out with someone from their church.

The Lake Champlain Senior Community located in the old Willsboro School is now open and receiving those wishing to move into this building, several are moving in this week.

The community of Essex is once again hosting the Fourth of July activities, the parade will start at 11 a.m. on July 4, featuring many other activities through out the day.

Happy Birthday to: Tammy Benway July 1, Bob McShane July 2, and Happy Anniversary to Brad & Bobbie Paye July 3.

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