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DEXTER FIRE DEPARTMENT’S
RUBBER DUCK RACE

TIf it looks like a duck, quacks like a duck, it’s a duck at the Dexter Fire Department’s, Duck Race on Saturday, August 1st at 12 noon. The race will start in the stream by Mill Works on Grove Street and end at Center Bridge. Prizes will be awarded as follows: 1st place - Stainless Steel Grill (without the propane tank), 2nd - AE Robinson Oil Company Gift Card for $100, and 3rd place - Dexter Lumber Gift Card for $50. Ducks are still available for purchase by contacting a local fire fighter by Wednesday, July 29th at $5 each. During the Dexter Days celebration the Dexter Fire Department will have a booth set up downtown where individuals may purchase a duck on race day until 11:30 PM. A fire truck will also be set up in the municipal parking lot for children to explore. For more information visit www.facebook.com/DexterRevitalizationCommittee or contact Frank Spizuoco at 557-9642.





FIRST ANNUAL DEXTER DAYS
BUILDS ON COMMUNITY SPIRIT
The Dexter Revitalization Committee (DRC) invites the residents of Dexter along with friends and guests to the first annual Dexter Days on Saturday, August 1st from 7 AM to 2 PM. The first of any annual event does not come without challenges, but DRC members are hoping the community will jump on board and help make this annual fundraiser an occasion worth expanding upon year after year.
Although some of the details are still being finalized at print time, attendees should plan on taking a little time to explore around the town. Be sure to be on the lookout amongst Dexter's business community for both sidewalk sales and in house specials as well. A nice assortment of vendors and organizations have been signing up to participate in the inaugural event. Crafters, entrepreneurs, non-profits and family farms have been invited to join in. Many local sales representatives from some name brand home and beauty franchises are planning to participate. Many of the vendors will begin setting up around 6 AM in the Grove Street parking lot behind Tillson True Value.
Plan to start your day in a delicious way as the Dexter Field Hockey team will be holding a public pancake breakfast at the American Legion on Church Street from 6 to 10 AM. Tickets are $5 in advance or $6 at the door. Call Steve at 924-5043 for more information.
There will be additional food offerings will be available throughout the day. The Dexter Fire Department will have a concessions stand selling hot dogs and hamburgers and the Kiwanis will be selling their popular dough boys. A Farmer's Market will be held in the center of town near the Fossa’s building on the corner of Main Street and Spring Street.
Children's games will be offered in the municipal parking lot hosted by the Dexter Playground Committee beginning at 9 AM. The municipal parking lot is located off from Main Street behind the Bangor Savings Bank and Hair Attractions. The list of youth oriented fun is still growing. Kids can win prizes by trying their luck at challenges such as ring toss, hula hoop toss and the duck game to name a few. There will also be a wooden clown stand available to pose for pictures. A small fee will be charged for the games so parents should plan accordingly.
A little cops and robbers horseplay will be held with the Keystone Cop and Jail. This popular fundraising event is sponsored by the Tri-County Technical Center Law Enforcement Department. Prepare to make your bail for a good cause.
The Dexter Fire Department Annual Duck Race will begin at 12 noon traveling from Grove Street under Main Street and finishing at the Center Street Bridge. Ducks are still available for purchase by contacting a local fire fighter by Wednesday, July 29th at $5 each. During the Dexter Days celebration the Dexter Fire Department will have a booth set up downtown where individuals may purchase a duck on race day until 11:30 PM.
Members of the Dexter Revitalization Committee are hoping events like Dexter Days will grow every year along with an increase community spirit in their town. There has been some recent growth and positive things happening, in Dexter.
For general information about Dexter Days contact Frank Spizuoco at 557-9642. For vendor information contact Tina Belair at 924-3752. You can also visit the Dexter Revitalization Committee on Facebook at www.facebook.com/DexterRevitalizationCommittee.



FIRST ANNUAL KIWANIS CLUB
OF DEXTER CRUISE-IN
The Dexter Sunrise Kiwanis Club will be holding their
First Annual Cruise-In on Saturday, August 8th from 4:30 to 8 PM.
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THE 9TH ANNUAL BIKE AND
HOT ROD SHOW FUNDRAISER
Rev up your engines for a worthy cause, while B.B.’s Tattoo Co. hosts
the 9th Annual Bike and Hot Rod Show on Sunday, August 2nd.

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LOCAL YOUTH LEADER
ATTENDS NATIONAL CONFERENCE
Newport native, Monique Braley, recently attended Modern Woodmen of America’s Merit Club Leadership Conference in St. Louis, Missouri.
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SHOPPING EXTRAVAGANZA
DURING DEXTER DAYS
Put on your walking shoes, grab your wallet or purses and head into streets of Downtown Dexter for Dexter Days on Saturday, August 1st.
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TEEN WILDERNESS EXPEDITION
The Piscataquis County Soil and Water Conservation District (PCSWCD) partnered with the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) held a Teen Wilderness Expedition on July 15th through July 17th.
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