March 2018

Editor's Desk

Can you tell when someone is trying to sell you something? It can be easy to tell when someone is directly in front of you with a product, or even if they are calling you on the phone.

Community Calendar

MARCH 22: Anchor Lodge No. 41 Knights of Pythias will meet at the Eastport Youth Center. Doors unlocked at 6 p.m. for members.

MARCH 22: UMaine Jazz Ensemble in concert at 6 :30 p.m. at the Eastport Arts Center.

Chance to Win Red Sox Tickets for Blood Donors this Summer

 The American Red Cross will join the Boston Red Sox and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to honor lucky presenting donors with an incredible experience - the chance to become the Blood Donor of the Game!  Red Sox fans are invited to enter to win simply by stepping up to the plate and donating blood to help patients in need.


Calais – Mary Lou Hinton, 68, passed away Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at Brewer Rehab with her daughter by her side.  Mary was born in Calais on March 15, 1949, daughter of the late Vincent and Jean (Greenlaw) Cox.

Letter to the Editor

The weak and defenseless turn to the government for help. How is that working out for them? The boy that is accused of the shooting in Florida was reported to the FBI and nothing was done. The plight of the ten-year-old girl that was beaten to death was reported many times. How did that work out? The BDN reported that she fell through the cracks.


Calais – Pauline Mabel Hunnewell, 94, passed away on March 17, 2018 at Calais Regional Hospital with her family by her side.  Pauline was born at the Day family homestead in Cooper on September 30, 1923, daughter of Lloyd O. and Mabel C. (Day) Clark.