January 2018

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Fri
12
Jan

GEORGE A. MCCOUBREY

 

Calais – George Andrew McCoubrey, 71, passed away January 3, 2018 surrounded by his family at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor.  George was born in Calais on February 24, 1946, son of Neville and Joan (Lawler) McCoubrey.

Fri
12
Jan

Chorus Presents Winter Follies Revue

Quoddy Voices, Eastport Arts Center’s international community chorus, will present a Winter Follies show on Friday, January 12 at 7 pm. The show will be a welcome diversion from the icy doldrums of midwinter and a showcase for the myriad talents of the musicians who are part of the Quoddy Voices fold. 

Fri
12
Jan

Winter Family Fun Day Planned in Cobscook Bay State Park

Families and those young at heart are invited to join the community at Cobscook Bay State Park for a day of winter fun. The ski and snowshoe trailer will be on site for free equipment loans. Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating, sliding, tote sled rides, and horse drawn sleigh rides are just a few of the activities available!

Fri
12
Jan

Princeton News

 

Sandra Smith

 

Everything this week is about the weather. We thought it was getting toward the time to take down the Christmas lights from the tree at Legacy Square and then between the extreme cold and now the snow banks, it might end up being a spring project.

Fri
12
Jan

DECH Births Notices

To Justina Morang and Matthew Ross of Robbinston, a girl, Mackenzie Lynn Ross born on January 2, 2018 weighing 6lbs., 13 oz., 19 inches long.

To Logan Fitzsimmons and Deven Holubek of Jonesport, a girl, River Mae Holubek born on January 3, 2018 weighing 8lbs., 11oz., 20.25 inches long.

Fri
12
Jan

Alexander School News

Cassie Oakes

Basketball sign-up sheets are now up outside the classroom for interested students in grades 4-8. Troy Wallace will be coaching the girls’ team and Kristen Fowler will be coaching the boys’ team.  

Fri
12
Jan

Robbinston News

Kathy Mekelburg

454-0654

 

Annual Weather Summary for 2017

Fri
12
Jan

Alexander/Crawford History news

By John Dudley 

& Cassie Oakes

 

Fri
12
Jan

Meddybemps News

Linda Baniszeski 

 

Warm happy birthday wishes to Jean Voelker on January 12.  Warm wishes to everyone celebrating special days or occasions.

Fri
12
Jan

Grand Lake Stream News

Dave McCullough

 

Fri
12
Jan

Alexander/Crawford News

Cassie Oakes

 

Lots of news this week and I want to thank all my contributors, keep that news coming!

Fri
12
Jan

Court News

 

ADJ: Adjudicated

OFC: Offense committed

DFLT: defaulted judgement

GLTY: guilty

Fri
12
Jan

Cooper News

 

Laurie Pike

piketaxcollector@gmail.com

 

Fri
12
Jan

Lubec’s Brining Shed Collapses, Sails to Campobello Island

By Sarah Craighead 

Dedmon

 

One of Lubec’s most prominent landmarks has fallen into the sea, and then set sail upon it.

The brining shed, part of the McCurdy Smokehouse complex on Water Street, collapsed during the blizzard of Thursday, Jan. 4. 

Fri
12
Jan

To Anyone Who Hears

By Robert Burgo

 

Sitting with Hope Ministries

 

To the person who’s struggling with the loss of a loved one.  To the teen who feels hopeless.  To the one who’s crushed by the weight of the world.  There is hope!

Fri
12
Jan

JAMIE A. LYNDS

HOULTON- Jamie A. Lynds, 64, died unexpectedly, Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, at her residence. She was born March 21, 1953, in New London, NH, the daughter of James E. Lee, Sr. and Patricia J. (Bacon) Lee.

Fri
12
Jan

Letter to the Editor - Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality - Most of us use our computers, phones and tablets to access the web, but few of us know how it works.  We type a few words or we touch an icon and what we are interested in magically appears.  From its creation, the internet’s DNA has always been to provide free, open and equal access to all content.  In the middle of December, the recently appointed Chair of the FCC

Fri
12
Jan

Letter to the Editor - If you're a fan of Constitutional Carry, you have Brakey to thank

Serving in Augusta, I've gotten to know hardworking public servants from around the state. One of the people I have gotten to know is Eric Brakey, the current State Senator for Auburn and several other communities. He's the Chair of the Health and Human Services Committee, and a tireless advocate for your tax dollars and your rights. 

Fri
12
Jan

Editor's Desk - What Winter Reveals

If anyone needed convincing, any doubts have been put to rest now: Winter has arrived in full strength in the St. Croix Valley.

Fri
19
Jan

A Thank-You from the Beckett Center

To Ron Gardner and Machias Savings Bank

We are truly grateful for our beautiful Central Maine 2017 Championship jackets and duffle bags. Our athletes are wearing them proudly. Your sponsorship has encouraged our athletes to continue to work hard to achieve another great outcome in 2018.

Fri
19
Jan

Meddybemps News

Linda Baniszeski 

 

Many thoughts and prayers are with Terry Reynolds who is quite ill.   

Fri
19
Jan

Cooper News

Fri
19
Jan

Princeton News

Sandra Smith

 

Fri
19
Jan

Alexander School News

Cassie Oakes

 

Fri
19
Jan

Alexander/Crawford History news

By John Dudley 

& Cassie Oakes

 

WHERE HAVE THEY GONE?

Fri
19
Jan

Alexander/Crawford News

Cassie Oakes

 

Fri
19
Jan

DECH Welcomes the First Baby of 2018

 On January 2 at 5:28 p.m., Justina Morang delivered the first baby born at Down East Community Hospital for 2018.  Mackenzie Lynne Ross, a sweet baby girl, was born to parents Justina Morang and Matthew Ross of Robbinston.  Mackenzie, their first child, weighed in at 6 lbs., 13oz.  Mackenzie is the first grandchild for Dad’s family and the 5th for Mom’s family.  Justina commented o

Fri
19
Jan

Devotional

Submitted by Pastor Bobby Oliver

Baring Baptist Church

 

Revelation 4:11 says, "You are worthy, our Lord and God, to receive glory and honor and power, for you created all things, and by your will they were created and have their being."

Fri
19
Jan

Dennysville Church

 

Sunday School began this Sunday, but the weather discouraged attendance.  All children are welcome, whether their parents participate in the church or not.

Fri
19
Jan

REBECCA O. COOKSON

 Robbinston – Rebecca Olson Cookson, 64, passed away Friday, January 12, 2018 following a courageous battle with cancer.  Rebecca was born in St. Stephen, NB on February 13, 1953, daughter of Arthur and Edith (Olson) Garland.

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