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Victorian Frightful at Sarah Orne Jewett 
Hear Victorian tales of hauntings and horror read in portrayals of their authors, including Edgar Allan Poe, Elizabeth Gaskell, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Sarah Orne Jewett, in the Victorian surroundings of the Sarah Orne Jewett House Museum at night, at Victorian Frightful, Saturday, October 28.
Performances last one hour and begin at half-hour intervals, 6:00-7:00 p.m., 6:30-7:30 p.m., 7:00-8:00 p.m., 7:30-8:30 p.m., 8:00-9:00 p.m., and 8:30-9:30 p.m.
Sarah Orne Jewett House Museum and Visitor Center is located at 5 Portland St., South Berwick.
$10 Historic New England members, $15 nonmembers, $12 nonmember seniors, $5 children (ages 8 and up). Not appropriate for young children.

Space is limited. Registration is recommended. Please call 207-384-2454 for more information or register online at

Trick or Treat

The 2017 Halloween Parade will start at 5:30pm at the Community Building on Norton Street and end at Central School across from Town Hall on Main Street.

Trick or Treat will take place after the parade starting at about 6:00pm until 8:00pm.

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York River Study Committee September Meeting Meeting Notice
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Location:  Grant House, 200 US Route 1, York, Maine

Regular meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of each month (except for December when the meeting is on the third Tuesday of the month) and are open to the public.

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The York River Study Committee was formed to work with community members to develop a York River Watershed Management Plan and evaluate the suitability of a Partnership Weld and Scenic River designation.  The Committee includes town-appointed members from Eliot, Kittery, South Berwick, and York.
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