March 2018

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Free Tai Chi Class Set to Begin March 15 in Ellsworth

The Moore Community Center is one of several sites hosting free Tai Chi for Health classes offered by Healthy Acadia across Washington and Hancock counties.  A beginner-level class is set to run on Thursdays from 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., beginning March 15 and continuing through May 3, 2018. An intermediate class is offered at the same location on Wednesdays from 11 a.m.

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Local Youth Participate in WCCC Adventure Camp

As part of its ongoing series of weeklong camps aimed at encouraging youth to explore and appreciate the outdoors, Washington County Community College [WCCC] hosted eight local youths during February break. During the camp, the children were able to ice skate, rock climb, and learn about wildlife and various habitats, even finding the skeleton of a moose at one point. 

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CHS to Prom It Forward

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

The end of the school year means a lot of things. For graduating seniors it means the start of a new adventure away from high school. While the end of the year activities can be fun and exciting they can also be a little expensive. The costs of going to prom can add up quickly. 

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Proficiency-Based Learning and Diplomas Under Review

By Lura Jackson

 

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Caution Urged for Pedestrians and Drivers as Strikes Continue to Rise

By Lura Jackson

 

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RICHARD A. CHISHOLM

Calais – Richard Arthur Chisholm, 76, passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018 surrounded by his family at Calais Regional Hospital.  Richard was born in Calais on February 25, 1942, son of Arthur and Marion (Kyle) Chisholm.

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JAMES C. MORRIS

 Perry – James Craig Morris, 77, passed away Friday, March 9, 2018 at his home in Perry.  James was born in Queens, NY on April 4, 1940.

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EMBERT EARL DWELLEY

Embert Earl Dwelley, 84 of Cheshire, passed away on Monday, March 12, 2018 at the Hebrew Senior Care. He was the husband of Lois (Carson) Dwelley for 59 years.

Born July 17, 1933 in Princeton, ME, he was the son of the late Neal and Ruth (Dean) Dwelley

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Cooper News

Laurie Pike

 

 

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Baring News

Sally Doten

454-2625

 

I don’t gamble but I bet when you read this there will be another 12 inches of snow on the ground. You just gotta’ love March. 

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Calais American Legion News

Michael McLean

454-3435

 

By the time you read this article, we are preparing for another Nor’easter! 

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Nominations Sought for Norman W. Duzen Community Service Award

 The Washington County Extension Association (WECA) seeks nominations for the 2018 Norman W. Duzen Volunteer Award, which honors a Washington County resident whose volunteerism has enhanced the lives of community members.

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Matt Perkins Selected as McDonald's All-Star

Calais High School's Matt Perkins was selected as a 2018 Maine McDonald's High School All-Star.  This distinct honor allowed him the opportunity to play in the 38th annual all-star game (the 30th for Maine) held last Saturday at Newman Gymnasium on the campus of Husson University in Bangor.  

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Robbinston Summer Camp Scholarship Opportunity

Robbinston children ages 6-16 have an exciting opportunity for summer fun. The Robbinston School Library Fund is offering annual summer camp scholarships again this year. Three scholarships were awarded last year.

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Nearly Three Quarters of Moose Hunters Successful In 2017

Despite warm spells during both the September and October moose seasons, 73% of all moose hunters harvested a moose last season.

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DECH Welcomes Nurse-Midwife

Dr. Dwight., Dr.

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Credit Union Lending Alliance of New England Opens in Baileyville

 

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Good Sleep is Essential for Your Health

By Dr. Francis Lee, 

Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine Specialist

 

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Caught these deer eating the bird seed! (Photo by Donna Melanson)

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Meddybemps News

Linda Baniszeski 

 

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Princeton News

Sandra Smith

 

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Dennysville-Edmunds Congregational Church

It’s been nice to be back to the sanctuary this month, and so now we are working our way toward Palm Sunday and then to Easter, the crown of the church’s year.  The choir is busily working on their Easter music, including some additional voices who aren’t able to sing with us on a regular weekly basis, but do for this special occasion.  The choir will be traveling on Easter to three

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Court News

(continued from last week)

Brent G. Phillips of East Machias, Maine:  Cut Christmas trees or boughs without permission on 11/12/2017 in Jonesboro.  SNTC date 1/2/2018, fine $250.  GLTY

Dylan C. Nevala of Machiasport, Maine:  Cut Christmas trees or boughs without permission on 11/12/2017 in Jonesport.  SNTC date 1/2/2018, fine $250.  GLTY

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Pembroke

After a fine dinner and wonderful and varied raffle last Saturday evening at the school to raise funds for the Pembroke 4th of July parade, this Saturday there will be another dinner, beginning at 5 p.m. at the school to raise funds for the annual Horse and Farm Fair at the racetrack opposite the library.  A good dining month, all in preparation for summer!  So it WILL come!

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Edmunds Elementary School

 

The school will host a performance by our own Downeast Teller of Tales, Tim Sample, at the School on Friday, March 23rd, beginning at 7 p.m.  You may purchase tickets ahead from the School office or from Morgan’s Irving.

Hint: They cost less purchased ahead.

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Maine Drug Overdose Deaths Increased in 2017, Rate of Increase Slows

  The State of Maine saw 418 drug-induced deaths in 2017, according to figures released today by Attorney General Janet Mills. Drug overdose deaths increased by 11 percent  in 2017 over the previous year. The data was collected and analyzed by Marcella H.

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King, Colleagues Urge Health Insurers to Step Up Response to Opioid Epidemic

 U.S. Senator Angus King (I-Maine) joined a group of his Senate colleagues to write to the nation’s top health insurers urging them to do their part to combat the opioid epidemic.

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Alexander/Crawford News

Cassie Oakes

 

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Alexander School News

Cassie Oakes

 

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Robbinston News

 

Kathy Mekelburg

454-0654

 

I want to thank all who wished me a speedy recovery from my shoulder surgery. I am back doing my normal activities.

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