March 2018

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Mar

Editor's Desk

Can you tell when someone is trying to sell you something? It can be easy to tell when someone is directly in front of you with a product, or even if they are calling you on the phone.

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Mar

Go Further With Food

By Mona Van Wart, RDN

 

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Mar

Senator Collins Leads Bipartisan Group in Support of Lower Rx Prices

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Mar

Community Calendar

MARCH 22: Anchor Lodge No. 41 Knights of Pythias will meet at the Eastport Youth Center. Doors unlocked at 6 p.m. for members.

MARCH 22: UMaine Jazz Ensemble in concert at 6 :30 p.m. at the Eastport Arts Center.

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23
Mar

Chance to Win Red Sox Tickets for Blood Donors this Summer

 The American Red Cross will join the Boston Red Sox and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to honor lucky presenting donors with an incredible experience - the chance to become the Blood Donor of the Game!  Red Sox fans are invited to enter to win simply by stepping up to the plate and donating blood to help patients in need.

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Mar

CALAIS BLUE DEVIL SPECIAL BASKETBALL HONORS

See all the honors on pages 13-12 on the March 22, 2018 issue or on the 

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Mar

WOODLAND DRAGON SPECIAL BASKETBALL HONORS

See all the honors on pages 13-12 on the March 22, 2018 issue or on the Digital Version here.

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Mar

TIGERETTES ACTION SHOTS IN THE NORTHERN REGIONALS

Freshman Tigerette Anasia Tucker moves the ball out after earning a rebound.


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Mar

Dragons Win Downeast Credit Union Tourney

Defeat Narraguagus 65-49 In Title Game

 

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Mar

CHS to Host 2nd Annual Scholarship Alumni Game

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Easter weekend is a time of fun, family, food and volleyball. The 2nd Annul Alumni Scholarship game will be held Saturday, March 31st at 1 p.m. in the Calais High School gym. 

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23
Mar

More Than Just a Basketball Game

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Thursday night the Calais High School gymnasium was full as people waited for the Harlem Superstars. The game has become a tradition in Calais and the surrounding communities as it provides a fun and silly way to end the basketball season. 

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23
Mar

MARY LOU HINTON

Calais – Mary Lou Hinton, 68, passed away Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at Brewer Rehab with her daughter by her side.  Mary was born in Calais on March 15, 1949, daughter of the late Vincent and Jean (Greenlaw) Cox.

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Mar

Youth Art Exhibition Features Work from 15 Area Schools

Washington Street Gallery at Eastport Arts Center is pleased to present the fourth annual Celebrating March as Youth Art Month Exhibit. A reception to honor the young artists will be held on Saturday, March 24, from 2-4 pm.

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23
Mar

WCCC Student Wins Gold in Powersports

Every year, high school and college students across the state are invited to participate in SkillsUSA, a competitive event that tests their knowledge and their expertise in trades-related fields.

Fri
23
Mar

Letter to the Editor - Literacy Volunteers of Washington

Perhaps some readers saw the recent news clips of Dolly Parton celebrating her 100 millionth free book going out to a preschool child via her Imagination Library project. She is a fantastically giving human.

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23
Mar

Letter to the Editor

The weak and defenseless turn to the government for help. How is that working out for them? The boy that is accused of the shooting in Florida was reported to the FBI and nothing was done. The plight of the ten-year-old girl that was beaten to death was reported many times. How did that work out? The BDN reported that she fell through the cracks.

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23
Mar

Washington County Democrats Respond to Downeast Injunction

 In response to a temporary injunction granted by Superior Court Justice Michaela Murphy against Governor LePage’s unilateral attempt to close Downeast Correctional Facility in Machiasport, Washington County Democratic lawmakers issued the following statements:

Fri
23
Mar

Armed Robbery in Machias

By Sarah Craighead Dedmon

 

On the afternoon of Monday, March 12, a man armed with a weapon robbed another man outside of the Dollar Tree store on Route 1 in Machias. The victim was not physically harmed, and the robber escaped the scene.

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Mar

Update from Public Works on Storm

 

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Mar

Poliquin Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Put Women on Quarters

Federal representatives Bruce Poliquin (R) of Maine and Barbara Lee (D) of California introduced a bipartisan bill that would put the faces of famous women onto quarters as part of a similar commemorative collection as the ongoing state landmark initiative.

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23
Mar

Maple Sunday Offers Tasty, Educational Experiences

By Lura Jackson

 

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Mar

MaineCare Expansion Heats up, But DHHS Mum

By Ruth Leubecker

 

Although MaineCare expansion remains firmly entrenched in the public eye, official reactions from other quarters signify foot-dragging and procrastination.

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23
Mar

Baileyville Schools Close in Response to Threat

By Lura Jackson

 

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Mar

Tesla to Expand Charging Stations in Baileyville Area

By Lura Jackson

 

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CMHS Winter Carnival Bonfire

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NEIL AUSTIN SEAVEY

Neil Austin Seavey passed away peacefully Saturday, March 17 at Calais Regional Hospital with family by his side. Neil was born on March 27, 1927 to Ernest and Gertrude (Roberts) Seavey. 

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Mar

PAULINE M. HUNNEWELL

Calais – Pauline Mabel Hunnewell, 94, passed away on March 17, 2018 at Calais Regional Hospital with her family by her side.  Pauline was born at the Day family homestead in Cooper on September 30, 1923, daughter of Lloyd O. and Mabel C. (Day) Clark.

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Mar

Devotional - "A Reminder from God"

By Robert Oliver

 

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Mar

Court News

ADJ: Adjudicated

OFC: Offense committed

DFLT: Defaulted judgement 

GLTY: Guilty

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23
Mar

Dental Clinic Returns to Machias

NYU Dentistry and Washington County Children’s Program (WCCP), a program of Sunrise Opportunities, continues to partner to bring no-cost dental care to Downeast Maine.

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