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Community Christmas Tree Vandalized in Record Time

Calais kicked off the holiday season with the annual Lioness Parade, and the tree lighting in Triangle Park on Friday. The park was glowing with lights on both the stage and Christmas tree. By Monday morning, however, Triangle Park was dark again. Closer inspection showed that vandals had unplugged the power and removed some of the Christmas bulbs on the tree lighting.

Community Invited to “Cosmic Climb” Rockwall Competition at WCCC

The second-year students of the Adventure Recreation program at Washington County Community College are inviting the community to participate in a “Cosmic Climb”: a rock wall climbing competition open to all skill levels with routes named after celestial features. The event will be held on December 10th at the Rock Wall in WCCC’s gym.

Washington County Community College Ghost Run Half-Marathon Continues to Grow

Left to Right: Local runner Ozzie Townsend, Jr, Perry, and Maine running icon Gary Allan, Cranberry Isles, racing through the beautiful Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge in the 2016 WCCC Ghost Run.  Allan commented “This is what running used to be like. Thank You!”  (Sarah Mulcahy photo)


Healthy Acadia Offers Let’s Go! 5-2-1-0

 Healthy Acadia is excited to offer Let’s Go! 5-2-1-0 programming and resources for communities in Hancock and Washington counties. Let’s Go! 5-2-1-0 is a nationally recognized childhood obesity prevention program developed in 2006 by the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center and implemented in partnership with MaineHealth. Let’s Go!

A Boost for Telehealth That Can Make a Real Difference in Rural Areas

 Rural communities in Maine and across America face several challenges when it comes to health care – including higher rates of some chronic diseases, isolation, and lack of transportation options. But the emergence of new and innovative telemedicine technology, like videoconferencing with a doctor from home, is helping to revolutionize the way rural health care is delivered.


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