Nonprofit and public organizations seeking funding for projects that draw on the strengths of the community and foster collaboration are encouraged to apply to the Washington County Fund through the Community Building Grant Program of the Maine Community Foundation.
Whether in preparation for Valentine’s Day communications, for pen-pals and friends far and near, or to just learn some cool and mailable art-making techniques, all are invited for a Card-Making Party on Sunday, February 5 from noon-2 pm at Eastport Arts Center. A talented trio of instructors, Kristin McKinlay, Dawn Loper and Sara Myrick, will each present a separate technique.
Despite being left ‘homeless’ while the Methodist Homes Rec Center undergoes extensive renovations, the St. Croix International Quilters continue to serve both sides of the border with their good works.
Receiving her certificate of completion for the Maine NEWL program from Mazie Hough is Washington County Community College Student Skye Green. Green was a participant in last year's conference, which is dedicated to empowering women for public service. (Submitted photo).
On Friday, January 20th, twelve sixth through eighth graders participated in the Princeton Elementary School annual school spelling bee. It took 14 rounds for eighth grader, Katherine Hiland, (middle) to win the event with seventh grader, Taya Richardson (left) finishing second. Madisyn Cochran (right), a sixth grader, finished third.
At a special dinner ceremony, at the St. Croix Knights of Columbus Hall Sunday night, Calais Celtic Concert Director Tom MacDonald presented a check for $1,000.00 to the Officers of the Council, for their High School scholarship fund. Each year the Knights of Columbus give out the High School Scholarships to both Baileyville and Calais High School.