Tree Planting Project In Hampden 

Hampden residents spent Saturday making their town more beautiful.The town teamed up with the Hampden Tree Board for a special Arbor Day activitity.Volunteers planted about fifty trees and shrubs at the Lura Hoit Pool on Western Ave.The project was funded by a Project Canopy grant from the Maine Forest Service.Project Canopy now formally recognizes Hampden as one of the communities in the state committed to developing and preserving community forest resources.