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By Lura Jackson   It isn’t easy being named as one of the “Best Places to Work in Maine”, an honorific that was bestowed upon a total of 80 companies in the state back in August. Not only did Down East Credit Union [DECU] achieve that title, but the company was recognized at an awards... + continue reading
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By Lura Jackson   With the oldest population in the nation, it follows that Maine also has among the highest cancer rates in the country. In fact, according to the 2015 Maine Annual Cancer Report, Maine has a cancer incident rate of 475, compared with 439 for the rest of the country. The key... + continue reading
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By Kaileigh Deacon   For the last thirteen years WQDY-WCRQ has partnered with Healthy Acadia to raise money to purchase turkeys. This year’s Turkey-A-Thon was the event’s thirteenth and it took place appropriately on Friday, October 13th.  At seven locations across Washington County,... + continue reading
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Perhaps one of the most remarkable aspects surrounding the Vietnam War was the way in which it sparked the largest anti-war protests to have ever occurred in the United States. Despite the unpopularity of the war, millions of men were drafted to serve, whether they wanted to or not. John “Al”... + continue reading
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By Lura Jackson   The students of kindergarten through the third grade at Calais Elementary School have learned some important skills in the past week thanks to the crew of Calais Fire-EMS. As part of the nationally-celebrated Fire Prevention Week, the students toured the fire station and... + continue reading

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By Lura Jackson   It isn’t easy being named as one of the “Best Places to Work in Maine”, an honorific that was bestowed upon a total of 80 companies in the state back in August. Not only did Down East Credit Union [DECU] achieve that title, but the company was recognized at an awards banquet on October 10th for placing 4th out of 41 in the... + continue reading
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By Lura Jackson   With the oldest population in the nation, it follows that Maine also has among the highest cancer rates in the country. In fact, according to the 2015 Maine Annual Cancer Report, Maine has a cancer incident rate of 475, compared with 439 for the rest of the country. The key component to surviving most cancers – including... + continue reading
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By Kaileigh Deacon   For the last thirteen years WQDY-WCRQ has partnered with Healthy Acadia to raise money to purchase turkeys. This year’s Turkey-A-Thon was the event’s thirteenth and it took place appropriately on Friday, October 13th.  At seven locations across Washington County, WQDY and its volunteers were set up to collect... + continue reading
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Perhaps one of the most remarkable aspects surrounding the Vietnam War was the way in which it sparked the largest anti-war protests to have ever occurred in the United States. Despite the unpopularity of the war, millions of men were drafted to serve, whether they wanted to or not. John “Al” Churchill of Robbinston was among those who were sent... + continue reading

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By Lura Jackson   It isn’t easy being named as one of the “Best Places to Work in Maine”, an honorific that was bestowed upon a total of 80 companies in the state back in August. Not only did... + continue reading

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  Calais Celtic Concerts will present Ireland's hot young Trad/Pop/Folk band Ruaile Buaile, (pronounced: Roo-lee ah, Boo lee ah) in concert at The Calais High School, Saturday night of The... + continue reading

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Down East Credit Union Named 4th Best Place to Work in Maine

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