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December 17, 2012

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Green Meadows Farm in Hamilton is raffling off a limited edition Franklin Mint “Heartland Hollow” dollhouse, valued at $2,500. Tickets cost $1 each or six for $5, and all proceeds benefit Operation Troop Support in Danvers and Acord Food Pantry in Hamilton. Tickets are on sale at the Green Meadows Farmstand, 656 Asbury St., Hamilton. The country-style dollhouse, designed by artists Charles Wysocki, features a front porch and brick chimney and is completely furnished down to the curtains. The house is 28 inches tall and 42 inches wide and is enclosed in a custom-built display case that includes many additional pieces of furniture. The winner will be drawn on Dec. 18. For more information, visit www.gmfarm.com or call 978-468-2277.

Ipswich YMCA presents an after-school ski program at the Bradford Ski Area on Thursdays, beginning Jan. 3 and running for six consecutive weekly sessions (weather permitting), or until six sessions have been completed. Bus transportation is available from Ipswich Middle School and Doyon and Winthrop elementary schools, with travel supervision from YMCA staff. Participants must be in grades three through eight. For more information, contact Nick Fitzgerald at fitzgeraldn@northshoreymca.org. To register online, visit www.northshoreymca.org, click Ipswich, then Forms, or pick up a registration form at Ipswich YMCA’s front desk, 110 County Road.

The Middleton Integrated Preschool is accepting registrations through Wednesday, Dec. 19, for children who will turn 3 years old prior to Sept. 1. A $60 registration fee in the form of a check made payable to “Town of Middleton” is required with the completed form. Registration forms and checks should be mailed to Sharon Lyons, preschool programs director, 28 Middleton Road, Boxford, MA 01921. A preschool lottery will be held if there are more applicants than slots in the program. Lottery results will be posted after 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 9, at Howe-Manning and Fuller Meadow schools. Registration fees will be refunded to those who are not selected in the lottery. For more information and registration forms, visit www.tritownschoolunion.com and www.middletonps.org.

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