Camden residents age 60 and over who have resided in Camden for five or more years are invited to apply for financial assistance from the Shadie-Niles Charitable Trust, which was established by longtime town employee L. Lenore Niles.

Those who need help paying real estate taxes or fuel or utility bills may phone Janice Esancy at the Camden Town Office, 236-3353, extension 7101, for more information and to apply. All inquiries are confidential.