February 2014

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Thu
27
Feb

Washington County Sheriff’s Office weekly Report

February  7 - February 13 

The Sheriff’s Office responded to 76 calls for service.  17 of those calls were vehicle accidents.  Notable complaints are listed below: 

Thu
27
Feb

PBSO Presents: Peter and the Wolf

On Sunday, March 9th at 3pm, The Woodwind Quintet of the Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony Orchestra (PBSO) will perform Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf at the Eastport Arts Center. This family-friendly presentation is one of four performances of the piece, but the only one open to the public.

Thu
27
Feb

Maine Arts Commission 2013 Visual Arts Fellow

By Susan Gardner

Anna Hepler is a local artist from Eastport. She has been recognized as the   Maine Arts Commission 2013 Visual Arts Fellow. She received her Bachelors of Arts degree from Oberlin College in Ohio. Anna went on to earn her MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 

Thu
27
Feb

PAWS Candle Line Lights Up Your Lives & Theirs!

On Valentine’s Day weekend, PAWS Brave Hearts showcased its new line of high quality, clean burning, Maine made candles designed to light up lives – yours and the cats and dogs in their care!

Thu
27
Feb

Lady Blue Devils Win Eastern Maine Title

By John Rogers

Thu
27
Feb

Nepal or Bust

By Susan Gardner

Thu
27
Feb

County Democrats to Caucus March 2

Washington County Democrats will caucus in three locations Sunday, March 2. House legislative Districts 137 and 138 will gather at 1 p.m. at the D. W. Merritt School at 518 Indian River Road in Addison.

Thu
27
Feb

Washington County Republicans Hold Convention

By Gwen Clark

State Representative Larry Lockman speaking on Governor LePages behalf. (Photo by Gwen Clark).

Thu
27
Feb

Head Start, Childcare are Topics for March 9 Second Sundays at Two talk

Doug Orville, CEO of Child and Family Opportunities, the agency that provides Head Start services across Washington and Hancock counties, will be the guest speaker for a public discussion at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 9.

The meeting, open to the public, takes place at the Cobscook Community Learning Center. 

Thu
27
Feb

Heads Up! It’s a Meteor Shower

By Susan Gardner

The Downeast Amateur Astronomy Club held its monthly meeting on February 22nd, at the Pembroke Public Library with a presentation by speaker Mr. Joe Rosebush. (Photo by Susan Gardner).

Thu
27
Feb

Kathryn Mekelburg Running For Robbinston School Board

My name is Kathryn Mekelburg and I am running for the vacant seat on the Robbinston School Board. I believe I am the best qualified candidate to fill that position.

I have 26 years of experience as a Massachusetts elementary school teacher and hold a Masters Degree in Education and earned further graduate credits at Leslie College.

Thu
27
Feb

Much More Than Books at Calais Free Library

By Jayna Smith

Calais Free Library Director Kathleen Staples, Youth Services Librarian Joyce Garland, and Adult Services Librarian Greg Williams oversee the many programs offered by the library. (Photo by Jayna Smith).

Thu
27
Feb

Much More Than Books at Calais Free Library

By Jayna Smith

Calais Free Library Director Kathleen Staples, Youth Services Librarian Joyce Garland, and Adult Services Librarian Greg Williams oversee the many programs offered by the library. (Photo by Jayna Smith).

Thu
27
Feb

Snow Studies Add Relevance to Long Winter

This winter, students at CCLC’s Cobscook Community High School program are studying snowfall and snowpack as part of a larger effort to understand the links between snowfall and climate change.

Thu
27
Feb

Census of Agriculture Shows Increase in Number of Maine Farms

Maine agriculture growing as number of national farms decline

Thu
27
Feb

Fruit Tree Scionwood Exchange at the CCLC

Sunday, March 23 -  1:00-4:00pm. 

Thu
27
Feb

Baileyville

Dorothy Johnson

Everyone I have spoken to is thankful for a few days of sunshine and melting temperatures.  The experts are calling for more snow and cold weather for this week.  I am sure that winter weather will be around for a bit longer.

Thu
27
Feb

Beckett Center News

Monday, Feb. 10, we went to the WCCC Gym for basketball practice and skill drills to prepare for the Special Olympics in Orono.

Tuesday some had healthy snack consisting of bananas and a few made Dream Catchers, worked on crossword puzzles and did regular puzzles. Also some had a Wii bowling tournament.

Thu
27
Feb

Robbinston

Kathy Mekelburg

454-0654

Thu
27
Feb

Calais High School

Quinn Sluzenski

Thu
27
Feb

Spaghetti Luncheon and Open Stage Variety Show in Dennysville March 1

Literacy Volunteers of Washington County is hosting a spaghetti luncheon serving from 2-4 on Saturday March 1st at the Dennysville-Edmunds Congregational Church parish hall located on King Street (Rt 86 ) in Dennysville. Menu includes spaghetti pasta, meat sauce, sausage, meatballs, garlic bread, dessert, and beverage.

Thu
27
Feb

New England School of Communications Honors List

The New England School of Communications announces Honors List for Fall 2013.

Dylan Lingley of Pembroke, ME in the BSCT - Video Production program at the New England School of Communications earned the distinction of being named to the High Honors List for the Fall semester.

Thu
27
Feb

Indian Township

Donna Meader-York

DWC Downeast Wrestling Club - ITS students Muwin D., Dehkin S., Coach, Reece S., Evan Gillespie. (Photo courtesy of Facebook).

Thu
27
Feb

Literacy Services Available in Dennysville

Literacy Volunteers will be establishing an office space at the Lincoln Memorial Library in Dennysville in the Spring of 2014. Adult literacy services, information about continuing adult education, GED application and pre-testing will be available for anyone requiring assistance. All services are free of charge.

Thu
27
Feb

Calais High School

Quinn Sluzenski

Thu
27
Feb

Spaghetti Luncheon and Open Stage Variety Show in Dennysville March 1

Literacy Volunteers of Washington County is hosting a spaghetti luncheon serving from 2-4 on Saturday March 1st at the Dennysville-Edmunds Congregational Church parish hall located on King Street (Rt 86 ) in Dennysville. Menu includes spaghetti pasta, meat sauce, sausage, meatballs, garlic bread, dessert, and beverage.

Thu
27
Feb

Meddybemps

Linda Baniszeski

Thu
27
Feb

Cooper

Arline Flood

454-3347

Thu
27
Feb

Calais

Sharon Frost

454-3339

Thu
27
Feb

Mats to Masses

Down East Wrestling Club

Hosting 1st Home Meet

Open to Pre K - 8th Grade Challengers

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