Recent News

WCCC Student Art Project Emphasizes Value in Collaboration

Washington County Community College is exemplifying the value in collaboration by displaying a six-piece collage created by the students of last semester’s introductory art class. The collage, now hanging in the college’s library, shows what can come from the inclination to combine different perspectives.

Pie in the Face Raises Funds for Local Causes

After rallying the community to raise funds for several local causes, two clear winners emerged: Jamie Thigpen, who was supporting the Addison Coty Memorial Scholarship Fund, and Bob Fitzsimmons, supporter of the Mike Milburn Memorial Scholarship. Thigpen and her cause raised close to $1,000 while Fitzsimmons raised $657.

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This striking negative was dropped off at The Calais Advertiser by a local reader who found it at McDonald's. Is it your’s? Come and claim it at the office - and let us know what's going on in the image! At the top, it reads Sylvania’s 1952. 

Maine 4-H Foundation Excited to be Building a New Program at Greenland Point Center in Princeton

The new University of Maine 4-H Camp and Learning Center at Greenland Point in Princeton, Maine, expected to open in June, will be an environmental camp and center for youth and the community, focused on outdoor education, ecology and conservation.

Shead Tigerettes

Pictured with coaches are the Shead Tigerettes. Members include front l-r: Ashley Morang, Teryn Smith, Cassidee Lawrence, Justine Cheney, and Kiesha Scott. Back l-r: Madison Greenlaw, Natalie Altvater, Roxanna MacGregor, Ryleigh Andrews, Anasia Tucker, and Halle Sullivan. (Photo by John Rogers)

Down East Hospice Volunteers Annual Recognition Brunch

On January 26, Down East Hospice Volunteers said 'thank you' to their dedicated hospice volunteers.  The event took place at the Bluebird Restaurant where everyone enjoyed a delicious buffet brunch.  Beautiful poems were read, stories were shared that were moving, funny, touching and always meaning

Washington County and Washington D.C. Representatives

Rep. Anne Perry (D-Calais), right, stood to introduce her former Augusta colleague, congressman Jared Golden (D-CD2) to an assembly of his constituents in Machias last weekend. Golden said he missed working with Perry and his other Maine peers in Augusta, and that he is thrilled to be assigned to the House Armed Services Committee, which will begin work soon.