January 2014

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Thu
09
Jan

St. Croix River - 1900’s

The weather finally broke zero yesterday after several days but on the way up, not down, which tells us it’s been pretty cold for a winter that’s only a couple of weeks old. The river is freezing and, if it isn’t already, will soon be solid and impassable which for us in the 21st century is not problem particularly.

Thu
09
Jan

Down East EMS Report

Down East EMS concluded 2013 by responding to almost 150 calls in December from bases in Eastport, Lubec, Machiasport and Woodland.

For the year our service ran 2143 calls.  These were nearly evenly divided between emergency calls to homes and businesses in Washington County and transfers to hospitals throughout Maine and points beyond.

Thu
09
Jan

Columbia Family Proud Parents of New Year’s Baby at DECH

 Kooper, Kurt, Ashlei and Piper. (Submitted photo).

Thu
09
Jan

Local Girls Scout Troops Hold Cookie Rally

By Gwen Clark

Thu
09
Jan

Ringing in the New Year with Bitter Cold Temps

Governor LePage asks Mainers to check on 

neighbors who may need assistance

Thu
09
Jan

Spend a Year with the Bible in Washington County, Maine

Did you know that King James of England ordered the Bible to be translated into English so that Christians in every Church in the land could read it through together in a year?  Here in Washington County the Association of Congregational Churches is the custodian of one of these original King James Bibles.

Thu
09
Jan

IFW Ice Fishing Preview

By Mark Latti with IFW Fisheries Biologists

Welcome to the 2014 ice fishing season. We will be providing these reports to you every two weeks through winter into the beginning of March.

Thu
09
Jan

Baileyville Approves ATV Ordinance

By Gwen Clark

Thu
09
Jan

Rep. Cassidy to Host Rockweed Forum

“Next Steps for Rockweed in Maine and Cobscook Bay” is the topic for an afternoon forum on Saturday, January 11, at the Lubec Memorial Library.

Thu
09
Jan

Alexander/Crawford

An alumni basketball game to benefit the Alexander/Crawford Scholarship Trust will be held Saturday, December 28 beginning at 1 pm in the Alexander Elementary School gym. The scholarship is awarded to a high school senior from either Alexander or Crawford.

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