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Week of May 29, 2016

TOWN of UNITY, MAINE NOTICE of TOWN OWNED PROPERTY SALE

The Board of Selectmen of the Town of Unity, Maine is accepting bids for the purchase of the municipality’s interest one (1) Town owned property. Each bid must include the bidder’s name, mailing address and phone number and must be accompanied by a Bank Treasurer’s Check made payable to” Town of Unity” in the amount of at least 10% of the bid price. Each successful bidder’s deposit will be credited to the total purchase price. Deposit checks will be returned to the unsuccessful bidders. Any bid that does not contain the proper deposit will be rejected.

The Board of Selectmen must receive all bids no later than 2:30 PM on Wednesday June 1, 2016 at the Unity Town Office. Late, faxed or emailed bids will not be opened or considered. Bids will be opened, read aloud at 9:00 AM on Thursday June 2, 2016 at the Unity Town Office. The Board of Selectmen will review and either award or reject all bids at 6:30 PM on Tuesday June 7, 2016 at their Selectmen’s Meeting located at the Unity Town Office.

The Board of Selectmen reserves the right to reject or accept any and/or all bids. Each successful bidder shall have 30 days from the date of bid acceptance to complete the purchase at the discretion of the Board of Selectmen. Each property will be conveyed by a quitclaim deed without covenants. In the event that a successful bidder fails, for any reason, to complete the purchase in the time stated, the bid acceptance is void and the bidder’s deposit shall be forfeited to the Town. The Board of Selectmen may thereafter negotiate a sale of the property with any or all-unsuccessful bidders.
The property for sale is described on the Town’s Tax Map and minimum bid required for the property as:
      Map 017 Lot 050       95 Main Street       Minimum Bid = $5,000.00

The tax maps and other public information concerning the property may be reviewed at the Town Office during normal business hours, which are Monday - Friday 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM, and Tuesday 5:00 to 7:00 PM.

Submit bids to:
Town of Unity     “Town Property Sale Bid”
P.O. Box 416, Unity, ME 04988

Sunday May 29
  • Sunday Night Yoga - Sundays at the Community Center from 5:15-6:30pm. $5-10 per class. Class is moderately rigorous. Practice according to your body's needs. Come stretch and strengthen while tending to your practice of both paying attention to, and caring for, your body and mind!
Tuesday May 31
Wednesday June 1
  • Kitchen Workday at MOFGA with Chef Frank Giglio 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m at MOFGA's Common Kitchen. Join chef Frank Giglio in MOFGA's Common Kitchen as we prepare meals to freeze for future MOFGA events. Lend a helping hand and enjoy some time in the kitchen with a great chef and other MOFGA supporters. We'll have lunch and T-shirts for our volunteers. Please email volunteers@mofga.org to RSVP or with any questions.
Friday June 3 Saturday June 4
  • Unity Famers’ Market every Saturday 9am-1pm at the Unity Community Center. Many offerings including: meats, breads, vegetables, fruits, seedlings, soaps, artisan olive oils and vinegars, jams and jellies, and more!
Sunday June 5
Tuesday June 7 Friday June 10
  • Sandy River Ramblers 7 pm at Unity Centre for Performing Arts. The Sandy River Ramblers, one of Maine's most entertaining acoustic music ensembles, is the only band in Maine that has a big repertoire of songs specifically about Maine. Song titles include: Cry of the Loon; Donn Fendler; The Knife Edge; Big Bull Moose; Trout on the Line; Boots from L. L. Bean; The North Pond Hermit; Rivers and Lakes of Maine; Norridgewock (about the Father Rasle massacre); and many others. Featuring a unique and very effective combination of prodigious teenage, young adult, and veteran adult performers. While strongly tied to traditional Bluegrass in style, they know the value of variety, and all their concerts feature comedy, pathos, great lead and harmony singing (with 3 main lead singers), and virtuoso instrumentalists.
Saturday June 11
  • Farm & Homestead Day at MOFGA 9am to 4:30pm Rain or Shine. Tons of workshops and demonstrations. Free.

  • Contra Dance 7 to 10pm at the Freedom Grange. Music by Joanna and Adam of SongBird Farm, with John McIntire calling. $8.00/person and $20/family.
Friday June 17 Saturday June 18
  • Open House at the Volunteer Regional Food Pantry 10am to 12pm at the VRFP Building at 180 Depot Street in Unity. A slide presentation will be shown documenting the history and highlights of the pantry. Board members will be available for tours and questions. Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome. Bring a friend!

  • Unity Barn Raisers Community Meal and Annual Meeting. Annual Meeting and Appetizers at 4:30pm followed by our Community Meal at 5pm. All are welcome!
Wednesday June 22
  • Unity Planning Board Meeting 7 pm at the Town Office. The Agenda will be published on the Sunday before.