April 2015

Veterans’ Event

The Washington Hancock Community Agency’s Supportive Services for Veterans’ Families (SSVF) program will host a Veterans’ Resource Fair on Saturday April 18th at the East Machias Town Hall on 571 Main Street.


Omer Richard Kelley, 85, of Udon Thani, Thailand, died January 15, 2015.  Omer, son of John and Mae Kelley of Calais, Maine, was born August 16, 1929 in Calais.  He was predeceased by brothers Joe and Lawrence (Bunky) of Calais, Philip of Old Town, and sister Mary Perkins of Calais.  He is survived by sister-in-law Lou


 Calais – Edward Allen Leavitt Sr., 69, passed away peacefully Friday, April 3, 2015 at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor with his family by his side.  Ed was born in Calais on June 10, 1945, son of the late Jesse Bassford and Melissa Leavitt.  During high school he enlisted in the Army National Guard.  Following

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In a fleeting moment of warmth and sunshine, Madison Berry dresses her snowman with a ball cap, sunglasses and Hawaiian shirt, hoping for everlasting blue skies, bright days and green grass. A girl can dream, right? (Submitted by Chase Smith).