August 2017


Who worked for more than four decades in several countries around the world, helping translate the Bible into dozens of languages - died on Sunday, August 7 at his home in Fairfield, Maine, surrounded by family and friend. He had been battling cancer for the past six years.



December 23, 1935 - August 10, 2017

Dorothy M. Childs- Stevens, age 81, of Eastport, Maine was born on December 23, 1935 in Portland, Maine. She left this world to be in a kinder, gentler place on August 10, 2017 surrounded by her loving family at EMMC, Bangor, Maine.


By Linwood Trott


Carl Sandburg, when addressing the United States Congress, said that Abraham Lincoln was a man of “velvet steel” - truly a good image for the Christian to borrow, for true manliness does not exclude tenderness. 

Hours of Operation Cut at Milltown Border Crossing

By Lura Jackson


If you’re in the habit of crossing the border at Milltown in the late hours of the night, you won’t have the opportunity to after August 20th. The border will have a reduction in hours on both the U.S. Customs and Border Protection [CBP] side and the Canada Border Services Agency [CBSA] side.