March 2018

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Mar

CHESTER A. QUINN

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

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Mar

Dennysville-Edmunds Congregational Church

The Lenten Bible Study, which is considering temptation in the book by C.S.

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Mar

Devotional - Eating Healthy

By Rev. Robert Oliver

Baring Baptist Church

 

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Mar

Machias Neighbors and Officials Blindsided By Downtown Cell Tower Plans

By Sarah Craighead 

Dedmon

 

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Mar

Historical Working Conditions Highlight Changes, Similarities

By Lura Jackson

 

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Mar

Calais High School Band Spaghetti Supper

The First Congregational Church was full of people attending the CHS Band Spaghetti Supper on Tuesday from 4 to 6 p.m. Band students and parents of band students served up a spaghetti dinner in house or to-go. 

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Mar

McTeacher Night

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Mar

Passion Procession Held in Calais

By Lura Jackson

 

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Mar

Council Looks At Festival Plans

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

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Mar

State’s DCF Numbers Raise More Questions Than Answers

By Sarah Craighead 

Dedmon

 

Governor LePage has gone on record saying that he closed the Downeast Correctional Facility (DCF) because it was too expensive to operate. 

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29
Mar

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.

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Mar

Senator Joyce Maker’s Monthly Column

There’s been a lot of worrisome news for Washington County out of Augusta lately, but in spite of the headlines and the uncertainty that still plagues Downeast Correctional Facility, there are some great things happening this session at the State House. 

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Mar

Sen. Thibodeau Withdraws From Gubernatorial Race

Senate President Mike Thibodeau (R-Winterport) released this statement on Monday, March 26.

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29
Mar

WaCo Sheriff’s Office Warns of Facebook Messenger Scam

From the Washington County Sheriff's Office: 

 

We have received complaints of a new scam where scammers are using Facebook messenger to steal your money.

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Mar

Candidate Garrett Mason Speaks to WaCo Republicans

By Sarah Craighead 

Dedmon

 

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Mar

Readathon Kicks Off at CES

By Lura Jackson

 

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29
Mar

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.  

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29
Mar

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. 

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Mar

Baring News

Sally Doten

454-2625

 

Another week, another cake, another sink full of dishes to do.

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29
Mar

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

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29
Mar

Calais American Legion News

Michael McLean

454-3435

 

We had our monthly Meet and Greet at the Schooner Pub Monday. I want to thank Gary (Tex) Young and staff for their hospitality. We will probably be having one in April before Memorial Day Weekend in May. 

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Mar

Machias Wild Blueberry Festival T-Shirt Contest

Organizers of the Machias Wild Blueberry Festival want to remind everyone that May 1 is the submission deadline to enter your design in the 2018 Machias Wild Blueberry Festival T-shirt Contest. The winner’s design will be used on T-shirts made for this year’s festival, August 17 – 19.

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29
Mar

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.

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Mar

Arrive Alive Creative Contest Now Accepting Submissions

The 14th annual Arrive Alive Creative Contest is open to graduating high school seniors in Maine who wish to send a message to their peers about the dangers of drinking and driving and/or distracted driving. 

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29
Mar

Children’s Stage Adventures Comes to AES

By Lura Jackson

 

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Mar

March for Our Lives in Eastport

Gathering together prior to holding a march in Eastport as part of the nationwide March for Our Lives campaign on March 24th was this group of peaceful activists. (Photo by Jimmy Lowe) 

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Collecting Maple Syrup

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Mar

Celebrating Success with Calais Fire-EMS

 

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23
Mar

Judge’s Ruling a ‘Victory for the Cause’

By Sarah Craighead 

Dedmon

 

The statewide media and Downeast internet forums were on fire Thursday morning, March 15, with news that a superior court justice ordered the Department of Corrections (DOC) to reopen the Downeast Correctional Facility (DCF). 

Fri
23
Mar

CMHS Students Implore Safety at “Walk-in” Vigil

By Lura Jackson

 

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