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By Lura Jackson   A new contender has entered the ring in the bout for Calais City Council, which has two seats open for determination in November. Jarod Guillette is aiming to share his experience as an urban planner working in marginalized communities to help the city move into a brighter... + continue reading
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Submitted by the Baileyville  Octoberfest Committee     We would like to thank everyone out there who attended the festival or volunteered their time to help. It was a great success! We had some flaws, but we got through them without missing a beat. We took in a little over $3,... + continue reading
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By Sarah Craighead  Dedmon   A march organized by the Next Step Domestic Violence Project left Station 1898 in Machias and received cheers and supportive honks as the marchers made their way up College Hill to the university lawn. There, Next Step Prevention and Education Advocate... + continue reading
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By Lura Jackson   Residents and businesses in Calais and Baileyville have been waiting with bated breath as efforts to expand the immediate fiber optic internet network in both municipalities are underway. The project – which necessitated the development of the Downeast Broadband Utility [... + continue reading
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By Lura Jackson   The Calais Lions Club is donating its resources to the Irene Chadbourne Ecumenical Food Pantry [ICEFP] to assist the organization with its task of feeding more than 1,000 local families who are at risk of not having enough to eat. The Lions Club has made cash contributions... + continue reading

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The University of Maine at Presque Isle has honored Michael Boies with a Distinguished Alumni Award, which is presented to an alumnus/alumna who has made long-term contributions to the Alumni Association or the University, or who has received professional recognition that has reflected positively on the University. Michael Boies graduated from... + continue reading
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Submitted by the Baileyville  Octoberfest Committee     We would like to thank everyone out there who attended the festival or volunteered their time to help. It was a great success! We had some flaws, but we got through them without missing a beat. We took in a little over $3,900, which covered most of what we had for everyone... + continue reading
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  Three residents of the Maine Veterans' Homes of Machias traveled to Lubec recently to attend a fashion show presented by Karen Benn. Among the clothing items featured were dresses from the... + continue reading

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MVH Residents Visit Lubec for a Fashion Show

 

Three residents of the Maine Veterans' Homes of Machias traveled to Lubec recently to attend a fashion show presented by Karen Benn. Among the clothing items featured were dresses from the early 1800s. The outing was especially enjoyed by one of the residents, who was a seamstress herself. (Photos courtesy of the Maine Veterans' Homes of Machias)

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