November 2018

PES Gets Creative

By Kaileigh Deacon

On Wednesday, November 14, Princeton Elementary School partnered with Island Readers and Writers to bring author and illustrator Rebekah Raye to work with the students. This has become an annual event for the school with different authors and illustrators coming during the year. 

Council Approves Economic Development Loan

By Kaileigh Deacon

At Thursday’s City Council meeting the council heard a presentation from Cal Jeanroy about his request for an Economic Development Loan in the amount of $60,000. The loan would go toward finishing a combined coffee shop, restaurant and brewery which he plans to open in the old J.D. Thomas building on Main Street. 

Calais Advertiser and Machias Valley News Observer Recognized by MPA

The Maine Press Association [MPA] has recognized two Washington County publications - The Calais Advertiser and the Machias Valley News Observer - for their exceptional journalism work between April 1st, 2017 and March 31st, 2018. The awards ceremony was held in Sunday River on October 20th.