November 2017

Axiom Recognized

Recognized by Sunrise Economic Council as "Partner of the Year" for its role in supporting Family Futures Downeast at Washington County Community College and the University of Maine at Machias was the Axiom Education and Training Center. (Online photo)

New Dollar Store

Work is proceeding at the site of the future Dollar General store in Baileyville, which has a tentative completion date of March, 2018. "Almost any sort of economic development is good for a community and this will add to the town's tax revenues and employ a few people," Town Manager Rick Bronson said. (Lura Jackson photo)

Letter to the Editor - St. Stephen and the Calais Free Library

In hand, my "St. Croix River Atlas" contains 25 self-drawn and historically connotated maps, very suitable for school children.

The atlas may be taken apart so each sheet is available to be duplicated for class sets. The design is easily  studied, colored, distance measured by scale or guided on field trips. In other words, it is a free multi-use resources.

Veterans’ Service Agencies to Co-Host Suicide Prevention Summit

Last month, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) released its findings from the most current and comprehensive analysis of Veteran suicide rates in the United States to-date. The data includes overall suicide rates by state, age, and gender for FY 2014, and the results for Maine were staggering.