February 2018

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Fri
09
Feb

Nook and Cranny Offers Unique Valentine’s Day Dishes

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
09
Feb

Calais, Machias Rite Aids to Become Walgreens

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
09
Feb

Sen. Collins Warns of “Police Charity” Call Scam

 The Senate Aging Committee’s toll-free Fraud Hotline has received several reports that individuals across Maine are receiving telephone calls from con artists seeking donations in support of the “Policeman’s Fund,” the “Maine Police Alliance,” or similarly named groups that claim to support public safety departments.  The callers are seeking charitable donations be paid through wir

Fri
09
Feb

Bill to Keep Downeast Correctional Facility Open Passes First Hurdle

 On Monday, February 5, the Legislature’s Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee voted 10-1-1 to support a bill sponsored by Rep. Will Tuell (R-East Machias) and several of his Washington County colleagues on both sides of the aisle including Sen. Joyce Maker (R-Washington), Reps.

Fri
09
Feb

The Common Sense Coalition and the Future of the Senate

Sometimes, when a football team has a prolonged losing streak, it creates a cycle that’s hard to break. The good folks of New England haven’t recently experienced this challenge (as evidenced by yet another Super Bowl trip – go Pats!), but unfortunately, the United States Senate is currently dealing with exactly that problem.

Fri
09
Feb

Editor's Desk

Our ability to adapt ourselves to our environment has been on my mind lately, perhaps inspired by reflections about how well we would survive in Maine without shelter or the warmth we glean from our heating sources. Happily, our species is graced by the ability to enhance our life with technology, something we’ve been perfecting since we built our first fire.

Fri
09
Feb

Calais Woman Sentenced to Two Months for Stealing Social Security Benefits

 United States Attorney Halsey B. Frank announced that Amy Lynn Holmes, 46, of Calais, Maine was sentenced in U.S District Court by Judge John A. Woodcock, Jr.

Fri
09
Feb

Calais Police Report January 2018

January 5: Michael Vanderbusch, age 31, of Vanceboro, Maine was charged with Operating after Suspension

January 8: Ingrid Subialdea, age 20, of Norfolk, Virginia was charged with Warrant for Failure to Appear

January 9: Darren Dayligh, age 50, of Old Town, Maine was charged with Warrant for Probation Violation

Fri
09
Feb

Winter Fun Day at Pottle Tree Farm to Raise Awareness of Heart Disease

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
09
Feb

Spate of Vehicular Incursions Prompts Ordinance Review

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
09
Feb

Groups Drug Recovery Centers to Accept MaineCare

By Sarah Craighead 

Dedmon 

 

For many addicts, the cost of treatment is yet one more barrier to sobriety.  Beginning March 21, the Groups outpatient drug recovery centers located in Machias and Calais will be able to accept MaineCare, removing that barrier for many. 

Fri
09
Feb

DMR Regulations Questioned after Scallop Fishermen Pulled from Water

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
22
Feb

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