March 2018


Calais – Chester Allen Quinn, 65, passed away on March 19, 2018 at Calais Regional Hospital.  Chester was born in Eastport on December 12, 1952 to Edgar and Margaret (Cox) Quinn.  His family lived in Perry where he attended school and, at the age of 15, began working for Newcomb’s Dairy Farm and then Humphrey’s Dairy Farm for the fo

Editor's Desk

When French diplomat Alexis de Tocqueville visited young America in the 1830s, he was impressed by various aspects, not the least of which was how readily individuals banded together to accomplish common goals when the need arose.

Launch Party for Chamber of Commerce Magazine

In its mission to promote our region, the St. Croix Valley Chamber of Commerce has produced a four-color magazine highlighting the richness of this area in culture, arts, music, outdoor recreation, events and investment opportunities.  This is the first time a four-color magazine has been printed that focuses solely on the ‘Way Downeast’ region.  

DECH and NECA Partner to Bring Cardiology Clinic to Machias

EMMC’s Northeast Cardiology Associates’ (NECA) providers will begin to see patients at Down East Community’s Reid Emery Building in Machias on March 30.  The cardiology clinic will be located on the top floor of the medical building and will be open two Fridays a month from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Lincoln Memorial Library in Dennysville

The new week will begin with another monthly First Monday Tea at the Library on April 2nd from 4 to 7 p.m.  Come any time and enjoy tea, treats, and talk.  You never know what the conversations will bring, often more than one going on at the same time, although often one topic seems to draw everyone together to share experiences, questions, ideas and all manner of stories.  Come for

Spring Soup and Salad Fundraiser for Cobscook Trip to Philly

The Cobscook Experiential Program is holding a soup and salad fundraiser on Friday, April 6th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., and the public is invited. Students are raising money for their upcoming trip to Philadelphia. Dinner will be accompanied by live music and a raffle.  The suggested donation for the dinner is $10 per person or $25 per family.