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By Lura Jackson   Reflecting on the service of individuals who have been a part of the United States Armed Forces enables the community both to honor said veterans and to recognize the conditions in which they served. Every year, the students of Calais High School’s AP English class put on a... + continue reading
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By Kaileigh Deacon   The Calais Free Library has been a center point of the community for many years. The library hosts a number of activities for the community, especially for children. For being the host of many activities, it has been some time since the children’s area of the library has... + continue reading
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By Lura Jackson   For the past four years, a dedicated crew from the Calais Fire Association has created a frighteningly enjoyable experience in their efforts to provide the community with a haunted house. Every year the event has grown in creativity and in attendance, and this year’s... + continue reading
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By Sarah Craighead  Dedmon   A months-long debate weighing the rise in crime against a proposed increase in county taxes continued at last week’s county budget meeting. The nine-member budget committee met in Machias on Thursday, Oct. 11 and breezed through the office of deeds budget,... + continue reading
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By Kaileigh Deacon   On Friday October 12th, towns all across Washington County participated in the 14th Annual WQDY Turkey-a-Thon. The event brings groups and communities from all across the county together for a common cause for one day, putting friendly competition and Washington County’s... + continue reading

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Raye’s Mustard Mill Museum of Eastport received significant boosts in recent days with notification that it has been awarded federal tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. In addition, Eastern Maine Development Corporation (EMDC) has been awarded a $133,222 federal grant to provide technical... + continue reading
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Pratt Chevrolet Buick GMC is donating funds to Calais Regional Hospital for the second year in a row to provide screening mammograms to local Washington County women.    For eight year’s Pratt has taken part in the Chevrolet promotion to support Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.  For every photo posted to Instagram... + continue reading
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John (Jake) and Rhonda Chambers are the owners of Adult Family Care Homes of Maine, which started in Calais in 1999 and has expanded into Robbinston, Eastport, Bucksport, Frankfort and Pittsfield, bringing the current total to nine homes in four counties in Eastern and Central Maine. The Chambers recommended their General Manager, Ellen Look, to... + continue reading
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By Kaileigh Deacon   On Friday October 12th, towns all across Washington County participated in the 14th Annual WQDY Turkey-a-Thon. The event brings groups and communities from all across the county together for a common cause for one day, putting friendly competition and Washington County’s generosity to good use. The Turkey-a-Thon has... + continue reading

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Raye’s Mustard Mill Museum of Eastport received significant boosts in recent days with notification that it has been awarded federal tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the United States... + continue reading

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The 9th annual Tobacco-Free Hospital Gold Star Standards of Excellence Awards Celebration, hosted by the MaineHealth Center for Tobacco Independence’s Breathe Easy initiative, was held on September... + continue reading

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  Due to potential bad weather last Tuesday, Music on the Green rescheduled the concert for Saturday. The Borderline Trio with Lenard Rutledge entertained a smaller than normal crowd playing a... + continue reading

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  For her outstanding contribution to soccer, basketball, and softball as a Thomas Terrier, former Blue Devil Heather Farrell was recently inducted into the Thomas College Hall of Fame. (... + continue reading

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Raye’s Mustard Mill Museum Receives Non-Profit Status and $133,222 USDA Rural Development Grant

Raye’s Mustard Mill Museum of Eastport received significant boosts in recent days with notification that it has been awarded federal tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code.

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