Schools in Waterville, Winslow and Vassalboro will offer summer meals


Waterville and Winslow Public Schools and Vassalboro Community School participate in the US Department of Agriculture-sponsored Summer Meals Program.

There will be nine sites open in Waterville, as well as five sites in Winslow and Vassalboro, where lunches will be provided free to all children 18 and under. People can bring the kids for a free weekday lunch from Monday, June 27 through Friday, August 19 to any of the locations listed below at the scheduled time.


• George J. Mitchell School, 58 Drummond Avenue, 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. to noon.

• Armory Road Housing, Armory Road, 10:45 a.m. to 11:05 a.m.

• Village Green, West River Road, 10:45 a.m. to 11:05 a.m.

• Housing Home Place, 150 College Avenue, 11:10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

• Rue Chaplin playground, rue Chaplin, from 11:35 a.m. to 11:55 a.m.

• South End Teen Centre, 5 Libby Court, 11.35am-11.55am

• North Street Playground, 151 North St., 12:15 p.m. to 12:35 p.m.

• Western Avenue Playground, Western Avenue, 12:00-12:20 p.m.

• Veteran’s Memorial Park, corner Elm and Park Street, 12:35 p.m. to 12:55 p.m.

WINSLOW SITES (unless otherwise stated)

• Winslow Elementary School, 285 Benton Avenue, 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. to noon.

• Vassalboro Community School, 1116 Webber Pond Road, Vassalboro, 11:00-11:20 a.m.

• Norton Street Playground, Norton Street, 11:35 a.m. to 11:55 a.m.

• Halifax Street Playground, Halifax Street, noon to 12:20 p.m.

• Clinton Avenue Playground, Clinton Avenue, 12:25-12:45 p.m.

These meals meet federal nutrition standards and focus on fresh fruits and vegetables. All meals must be taken on site. Trained school food services staff will prepare and deliver these meals to the sites, according to a press release from John Hersey, food services director of infant nutrition for Vassalboro, Waterville and Winslow schools.

For more information, call Hersey at 207-873-2751 ext. 4788.


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