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After rallying the community to raise funds for several local causes, two clear winners emerged: Jamie Thigpen, who was supporting the Addison Coty Memorial Scholarship Fund, and Bob Fitzsimmons, supporter of the Mike Milburn Memorial Scholarship. Thigpen and her cause raised close to $1,000 while... + continue reading
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Since beginning their partnership 10 months ago, PAWS has successfully adopted 50 cats and kittens through PetSmart in Bangor. Here PetSmart’s Manager Jim Colwell and employee Julie hold aloft two siblings – Comet and Cupid – that they hope will go home together. (Photo from PAWS) + continue reading
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By Lura Jackson   Among the many exceptional recreational opportunities afforded to the residents of Downeast Maine is year-round fishing. To celebrate and share in that reality – and to counter pathways to unhealthy habits – Downeast Fishing Lunatics has been actively organizing and... + continue reading
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By Lura Jackson   What if the billions of dollars possessed by corporations in offshore accounts could be brought back into the United States without penalty to specifically help its most economically distressed areas? The premise is the basis of the federal Opportunity Zone incentive,... + continue reading
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By Lura Jackson   What better way to express affection to a member of the community than by bringing them a gift that literally warms their home? On Valentine’s Day, drivers from VL Tammaro – and owner Mike Tammaro himself – filled the tanks of eight households in Baileyville, Calais, and... + continue reading

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By Lura Jackson   The state’s first joint municipal fiber-optic broadband utility is continuing to be constructed in Baileyville and Calais as residents and businesses alike eagerly anticipate the high internet speeds and relatively low costs it promises. As construction continues on the project, the Calais City Council is actively looking... + continue reading
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Christine Sawtelle working with her amazing Pep Band comprised of many seventh graders along with high school veterans – great job band members! + continue reading
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After rallying the community to raise funds for several local causes, two clear winners emerged: Jamie Thigpen, who was supporting the Addison Coty Memorial Scholarship Fund, and Bob Fitzsimmons, supporter of the Mike Milburn Memorial Scholarship. Thigpen and her cause raised close to $1,000 while Fitzsimmons raised $657. Addison’s mother, Angela... + continue reading
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Lynn Lawless   It was announced at the February 11th town meeting that WABI TV would be in Baileyville on Valentine’s Day to report on Fuel the Love.  Fuel the Love is a program of the Maine Energy Marketers Association.  On Valentine’s Day, some residents who receive their oil from the VL Tammaro company had their oil tanks... + continue reading

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With Valentine's Day fast approaching, Harper the local love bug, is wondering if she'll find her one true love soon? She is as sweet as a button and very affectionate. She has a quirky attitude,... + continue reading

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On January 1, DECH welcomed its first baby of 2019.  Matt and Molly Hall and their three daughters welcomed Ezra James Hall to their family at 7:33 a.m.  The Hall’s beautiful baby boy... + continue reading

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WCCC Student Art Project Emphasizes Value in Collaboration

Washington County Community College is exemplifying the value in collaboration by displaying a six-piece collage created by the students of last semester’s introductory art class. The collage, now hanging in the college’s library, shows what can come from the inclination to combine different perspectives.

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