In North Conway the American Legion Post 95 and the Bartlett VFW Post willparticipate in a 9 a.m. parade in Jackson to the Jackson Cemetery where there will be a wreath-laying, rife volley salute and playing of taps. The units will then return to Jackson where they will have identical ceremonies at cemeteries in Intervale, Glen, and Bartlett. There will be lunch at noon at the Bartlett Post Home. Then a final ceremony at 2 p.m. at the North Conway Cemetery hosted by the American Legion Post 95.
In Madison the American Legion Post 46 will meet at 8 am at the Lyman Cemetery for a ceremony including the playing taps by Kennett High/Middle School Students. At 8:45 a.m. participants will be bussed to the Gilman Cemetery followed by a march to Veterans Monuments at Town Hall free breakfast at the Fire Station following the Parade.
In Conway At 11:30 American Legion Post 46 will hold a ceremony at the Conway Veterans Honor Roll outside Kennett Middle School followed by a noon ceremony at the Conway Cemetery Monument and a 1pm ceremony at the Mineral Springs.
In Tamworth at noon the Ceremony will be at the Veterans Memorial at the junctions of route 113, 113A and Main Street.
Lovell/Fryeburg VFW Post 6783 will lead a service at 11 am at the memorial next to Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library in Lovell. After the ceremony there will be a Memorial Day Parade in Fryeburg at the Legion Hall.
The Fryeburg Parade starts at 1 p.m. to be followed by a short ceremony at the Gazebo in Bradley Park.
With the Big Memorial Day Weekend upon us officials are warning that conditions are still rough for those looking to enjoy a smore by the campfire. The state tourism department is expecting over 500,000 people to visit the granite state this weekend with many of those visitors likely camping and hitting the trails. With a large area of the state in a drought the fire danger is high. Conway Fire Chief Stephen Solomon said, “Fire permits are currently day by day based on weather conditions. If you’re going to burn at home or you have a private campsite you definitely need to check before you start the fire.” The Chief added that those who are camping will be able to enjoy a campfire because “Commercial campgrounds are held to a higher standard then your average home owner is there for they area allowed to burn when the fire danger is higher” To check the fire danger in your area Click Here or contact your local fire official
There was an Officer involved shooting in Lovell, Maine yesterday morning. The Oxford County Sheriff’s department said that Deputy Sheriff Cpl. George Cayer responded to reports of an armed man causing a disturbance on Nuthatch Road around 1 am Wednesday. During the confrontation Cpl. Cayer shot and wounded 31-year-old Dennis Buffington. Buffington was transported to Bridgton Hospital and then to Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston. His condition has yet to be released. As standard protocol with all officer involved shootings Cpl. Cayer has been placed on administrative leave as the incident is investigated by he Attorney General’s Office.
Help celebrate Ice Coffee Day with your local Dunkin Donuts!
Wednesday, May 20th is Ice Coffee Day! One dollar from EVERY Dunkin Donuts Ice Coffee sold that day will be donated to the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital, located in Portland, Maine. The money donated this day will help improve the health and well-being of children and families in our area!
To help celebrate, 93.5 WMWV will be on location at the North Conway store on Rt 16 from 10am-11am, and in Conway on West Maine Street from 1pm-2pm! Stop in, grab an Ice Coffee and we’ll hook you up with some WMWV swag!
About The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital:
From well-child visits to specialized medical and surgical treatment of complex, life-threatening illnesses and injuries, we offer comprehensive, family-centered care from an exceptional team of doctors, nurses and other medical professionals. And it’s all right here, conveniently close to home.
With the most pediatric specialists in Maine, The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital offers a full range of pediatric medical and surgical care. U.S. News & World Report has ranked The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center among the top hospitals in the country for Pediatric Diabetes & Endocrinology care in the new 2014-15 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings.
For more information on the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital visit www.bbch.org.