September 2015

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Wed
09
Sep

Heroin Epidemic Grips Maine

Sheriff Cites Calais, Jonesport, Danforth

By Ruth Leubecker

A roundtable summit on heroin abuse in Maine and a separate state session occurred back-to-back last week, both acknowledging a growing crisis in the state.

Thu
17
Sep

Meddybemps

Linda Baniszeski

Wed
09
Sep

Mural of Historic Calais Completed

By Lura Jackson

 

Artist Amy Bartlett Wright poses next to her nearly-completed mural of historic Calais. The 14' by 65' mural spans the side of the Calais Community Thrift Store downtown, including a 30' rendition of the famous steamship, the Rose Standish. (Photo by Lura Jackson).

Wed
09
Sep

Cameras Approved for Police Department Purposes

By Lura Jackson

Wed
09
Sep

Washington County Retired Teachers Meet

By Mary McFadden

Wed
09
Sep

A Pirates Life for Me!

 The Eastport Pirate Festival  September 11-13, 2015, the largest pirate festival in New England and the Canadian Maritimes, will take p

Wed
09
Sep

Property Committee Addresses King Street Complaints

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
09
Sep

Calais Moves Forward with Waterfront Expansion

By Lura Jackson

Wed
09
Sep

Two Buildings Destroyed by Fire in Baileyville

By Jayna Smith

On Tuesday night, August 25th, Baileyville Fire Department was dispatched to Mill Street at approximately 11:00 pm.  According to Chief John McPhee, crews arrived to "a fully involved structure fire."  

Wed
09
Sep

Applefest Returns for a 3rd Year!

 You’re invited to join a celebration of apples at Downeast Coastal Conservancy’s Klondike Mountain Applefest.  Applefest is scheduled o

Thu
17
Sep

Rebekah’s Donates School Supplies

 

Pictured are Riverside Rebekah Lodge members Gilda McPhee and Pat Dow, presenting school supplies to Woodland Elementary School.  This is the 7th year the Rebekahs have provided supplies for the children of the Baileyville area, so they can have a  great beginning for their school year. (Photo submitted by Riverside Rebekah Lodge).