February 2018

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Thu
22
Feb

Machias Native Supports One Of The Navy’s Most Versatile Combat Ships

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class 

James H. Green, 

Navy Office of 

Community Outreach

 

Wed
28
Feb

Are You On the Map?

 Are you a farmer, fisherman, food processor, or an owner/manager of a food-related business?

Wed
28
Feb

Cobscook Community Learning Center Events

Scionwood Exchange & Bench Grafting - March 18 at the CCLC: Grafting is the uniting of two different tree or shrub varieties to create a more desirable fruit.  Please bring scion wood from your favorite trees to share. Dress appropriately. For more info click here: http://go.cclc.me/scion-info

 

Wed
28
Feb

50th Anniversary Tribute for Clancys-Makem Sing of the Sea

 

Wed
28
Feb

Machias Savings Bank Helps to Build Community Health Services

Healthy Acadia is honored to announce a $10,000 donation from Machias Savings Bank to build and sustain critical community health services across Washington and Hancock counties.

Wed
28
Feb

Class Trip Fundraising Continues for Calais 8th Grade

The eighth graders at Calais Middle High School are at it again, working hard on fundraising for their end-of-year class trip.  This time, from now through the end of March, the students are selling tickets on a prize calendar.

Wed
28
Feb

Baring

 

Sally Doten

454-2625

 

Wed
28
Feb

Calais American Legion

 

Michael McLean

454-3435

 

Wed
28
Feb

Grand Lake Stream News

Dave McCullough

 

Remember the annual Grand Lake Stream Town meeting is coming up on March 5th at 6 p.m. This is an excellent opportunity to participate in your local government. Articles are posted in the town hall.

Wed
28
Feb

DECH Births

 

To Abby and Alan Spear of East Machias, a girl, Evelyn Faye born on February 20, 2018 weighing 9lbs., 4oz, 22 inches long.

To Stephanie Wright and John Reed of Lubec, a girl, Brynlee Dylan Jean Reed born on February 24, 2018 weighing 8lbs., 8oz., 20.5 inches long.

Wed
28
Feb

Meddybemps

Linda Baniszeski 

 

Wed
28
Feb

Princeton

Sandra Smith

 

Wed
28
Feb

Wildlife Photo Submissions

Deer in Milltown. (Photo by Beth Perkins) -See one more deer photo on page 23.


Wed
28
Feb

2018 Northern Region Class D Girls Basketball Runners-up

Wed
28
Feb

Calais News

 

Sharon Frost

454-3339

 

We are nearing the end of February and into March. Full Worried Moons. Spring is on its way, hopefully sooner than expected.

Wed
28
Feb

Senator Joyce Maker’s Monthly Column

In the Gospel of Matthew, an alternative for "an eye for an eye" is given by Jesus: “You have heard that it was said, "An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth." But I say to you, do not resist the one who is evil. But if anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.”

Wed
28
Feb

Calais Views from On High

Wed
28
Feb

WaCo Democrats to Caucus March 4 in Five Locations

 

By Nancy Beal

 

Thu
22
Feb

RODNEY E. FITCH

 Princeton – Rodney Evans Fitch, 87, passed away Friday, February 16, 2018 at Seaport Village in Ellsworth surrounded by his loving family.  Rodney was born in Princeton on October 29, 1930.

Thu
22
Feb

States Action In Cheering 2018 Results Dragons Earn Fourth Place

Class B State Results

Hermon 83.5, Ellsworth 77.5, Medomak Valley 77.3, Old Town 72.8, Gray-New Gloucester 64.4, Leavitt 64.3, Morse 58.6, Mountain Valley 57.7, Gardiner 57.5, Erskine Acad. 56.4, Mount Desert Island 56.2, Spruce Mountain 50.3

Class C State Results

Thu
22
Feb

Tourney Action Starts At Cross Center

 

Schenck Scares Woodland In Second Half Comeback

 

Thu
22
Feb

TREE Program Builds Bridges to Learning for Children in Poverty

By Kaileigh Deacon

Around Washington County there are programs aimed at trying to make schools better for children and to give them all the resources they need to succeed, not only in the school environment but in life as well. One such program is TREE [Transforming Rural Experience in Education].

Thu
22
Feb

Embattled Prison Embroiled in Further Hurdles

By Ruth Leubecker

 

With battle lines drawn and legal entanglements taking center stage, the Downeast Correctional Facility remains alive to fight another day.

Thu
22
Feb

Baileyville Renews MOU with Calais Police Department

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Thu
22
Feb

Baileyville Building Committee Looks at Priorities

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Thu
22
Feb

TRiO Program Under Threat in Federal Budget

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
22
Feb

Harrington Man’s Body Discovered after Morning Search by Marine Patrol

The body of 62-year-old Delbert Caler of Harrington was discovered in the morning of Thursday, February 15th by a local fisherman working with Maine Marine Patrol to locate the shellfish harvester, who had been missing since Wednesday night.

Thu
22
Feb

Guest Voice - Can We Afford to Let Rural Hospitals Die?

By Beth O’Connor

 

Thu
22
Feb

Editor's Desk - Changing Perspective

    If someone were to ask you what you liked most about Maine, perhaps your answer would be something about its beauty and its small-town communities. In reading about the family day at Pocomoonshine Lake this week, I was immediately overcome by a wonderful memory of floating over the sunlit rocky shallows of said lake in a canoe in late summer.

Thu
22
Feb

A Day of Snowy Fun in Princeton

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

This past Sunday on Pocomoonshine Lake the ice was hopping with the sound of hurrying feet and voices carrying ice fishing tips. The Downeast Fishing Lunatics and Baileyville Chief Bob Fitzsimmons organized a Family Fun Day for anyone who wanted to join. 

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