July 2015

New Book by Local Author, Barbara Baig, to Be Celebrated

Writer and veteran writing teacher, Barbara Baig, a resident of Edmunds, will celebrate the release of her new book at the Lincoln Memorial Library in Dennysville on Friday, July 17, at 7 p.m.  "Spellbinding Sentences: A Writer's Guide to Achieving Excellence and Captivating Readers (Writer's Digest Books) has been e


 Alexander – A graveside service for Maxine Y. Seavey, 81, who passed away on December 22, 2014, will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at Alexander Cemetery.  Arrangements by Mays Funeral Home, Calais & Eastport.


 Calais and Phippsburg – A graveside service for Lloyd A. Hill, 86, who passed on June 16, 2015, will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, July 16, 2015 at Calais Cemetery.

Eastport Moonlight Movies is Pleased to Announce the Movie Schedule for their Very First Season!

July 24th : Night @ the Museum – sponsored by Rossport Farms

August 1st : Splash – sponsored by Port O’ Call

August 7th : Mary Poppins – sponsored by Millennium Marine 

August 14th : ET – sponsored by John Foster Law


 Calais – Mary Catherine Townsend, 89, passed away peacefully Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at Calais Regional Hospital.  Mary was born in Westville, NS on May 18, 1926, daughter of the late John and Jessie (Heighton) O’Brien.  During the war years Mar


Calais – Paul David Waycott, 65, passed away Friday, July 10, 2015 surrounded by his family at Maine Veteran’s Home in Bangor.  Paul was born in Calais on December 22, 1949, son of the late Norman and Lillian Helen (Mahar) Waycott Sr.  After graduating from Calais Memorial High School he worked for Thomas DiCenzo until


Calais – Devon Michael Staples, 22, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, July 4, 2015.  Devon was born in Skowhegan on February 2, 1993, son of Russell and Kathleen (Smith) Staples.  He graduated from Calais High School, Class of 2011 where he played football for the Silverado’s.  Devon attended Washington County Communi

A Nice Day for Golf

Golf and education were on the minds of each and every individual who participated in this past weekend’s Washington County Community College’s 14th annual Golf Tournament and Direct-to-Student Scholarship Fund. 

UMM Intern Conducting Research on Public Transportation Issues in Washington County

As part of the Hanley Center’s Undergraduate Leadership Initiative at Portland, University of Maine at Machias student Shannon Olson is conducting key research into public transportation in Washington County and how that affects rural health care.

Troop J

This week Troop J responded to 182 calls for service. The following are noteworthy complaints:


Trooper Bryan Creamer arrested Gregory Trundy, 49, for a warrant for failure to pay fines.