University of Maine at Machias Closes 102-year-old Kimball Hall

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David Howard Blake

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Patrick D. Walsh

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Christian School Forges Toward Reopening

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Pleasant River Fishermen Challenged By Winter Smelting

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Cabin Fever Chess Club Makers Opening Move

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Case Against Chamber Dismissed, Possibly to Be Reopened

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Zablotny Verdict Set For May in Machias

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Snow Removal Demands All Hands on Deck

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Dangerous Passage Causes Dike Closure

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Julia May (Merritt) MacLean

Jonesport

 

Julia MacLean, 70, passed away peacefully January 29, 2015 at a local hospital following her long, courageous battle with cancer.

 

She was born April 29, 1944, the first born daughter of Lorna and Shirley Merritt Sr.

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Birth Notice

Abigale and Brian Bell from Edmunds had  a 9lb - 4oz baby boy on Feb. 5th named Foster Aubrey Bell. Ebonica Newman from Baileyville, had a 9lb-3oz baby boy; named Sabre Newman on Feb. 11, 2015. Kendra and Powell from Jonesport, had a 8lb-3oz baby boy on Jan. 26, 2015

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Harrington

by Hulda Peterson  

Get well wishes to Forrest Caler who is still a patient in Boston Mass General Hospital.

Get well wishes to Mildred Bagley Beal, daughter of Irene Bagley of Harrington. She is a patient in Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor.

Condolences to the family of Merton Allen of Columbia Falls who passed away this past week.  He was a fine husband, father, and friend who will be missed.

Martha and David Weaver and their grandson, Zak have been up to Island Falls riding snowmobiles.  It was very cold, but fun.

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Become A DECH Auxiliary Member

Down East Community Hospital (DECH) Auxiliary is holding a membership drive! Auxiliary membership is an excellent way to support DECH, our community hospital, which has served us well for the past 50 years! Perhaps you or a loved one has been helped directly? Auxiliary membership is a great way to give back!

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Michael Kelley, Principal, Jonesport Beals High School, announces the honor roll for the second ranking period:

 

Grade 12

High Honors

Kali Alley

Tristan Alley

Kasden Beal

Christopher Crowley

Dustin Robinson

Grade 12

Honors

Meagan Alley

Cary Carver, Jr.

Jessica Fukushima

Catherine McDonald

Seth Milliken

Grade 11

High Honors

Benjamin Beal

Kylie Hinkley

Grade 11

Honors

Kaitlynn Crowley

Brooke Draper

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Whitneyville

by Pamelia Dowling

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Columbia

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Wesley

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Stanley A. Willey Jr

Cherryfield

Stanley Arthur Willey, 76, passed away unexpectedly at his home Saturday Feb. 7, 2015. He was born in Cherryfield, Sept. 9, 1938. The son of the late Nina M.(Grant )and Stanley A. Willey Sr.

He worked as a carpenter in his younger years, then went to work for A. L. Stewart & Sons, then later Cherryfield Foods INC. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, working, and gardening. He especially enjoyed spending time with family and friends, and loved his grandchildren.

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Malcolm Roger Donovan Sr

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Trooper J Report

2/17/2015

This week Troop J responded to 118 calls for service. The following are noteworthy complaints:

2-7-15

Trooper Chris Smith arrested Erik Tozier, 27, of Ellsworth on 7 outstanding warrants for probation revocation and failure to pay fines.

2-10-15

Sergeant Jeffrey Ingemi responded to a family fight complaint in Sullivan. Parties were separated for the night.

Trooper Kim Sawyer received a harassment complaint in Weston. Trooper Kim Sawyer warned the man for harassment.

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Hilda B. Peabody

 

Jonesport

 

Hilda B. Peabody, 100, a lifelong resident of Jonesport went to be with her Lord February 11, 2015 at the Down East Community Hospital in Machias. 

She was born in Jonesport on August 21, 1914. She worked from a young age as a child packing sardines in several local factories. After they closed she continued working with her husband Myron, on their lobster boat. Then, after being home alone, she enjoyed watching television, doing jigsaw puzzles, and going shopping with her sister Debora. She attended the Jonesport Wesleyan Church.

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​Mike Musante wins the Cathance Winter Fest Ice Fishing Derby with a 21” salmon

Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2015, was celebrated in a big way in Cooper with all-day benefit events including an ice fishing derby on Cathance Lake, a poker drive with designated spots around Cooper and Cathance Township, children’s crafts and games at the Cooper Community Center, and a “souper” supper which featured an abundance of food generously donated by many local residents.

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Following Report from Maine Panel, King Renews Call for Action on Ocean Acidification

In response to the release of the Maine Ocean Acidification Commission Report today, U.S. Senator Angus King (I-Maine), a member of the Senate Climate Action Task Force, renewed his call for action to address the effects of climate change and ocean acidification on Maine’s fishing industry:

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Maine Shooting Ranges

Unless you belong to a private rifle and pistol club, finding a place to sight in your deer rifle or simply to practice with a firearm is becoming increasingly problematic in Maine.

There was a day when all you needed to do was to find an old gravel pit, set up a target and plink away. Not anymore. Pit owners, mindful of all the new legal liabilities that seem to be the scourge of the 21st century, are posting their properties.

Organized shooting clubs and ranges don’t have it so easy either as anti-gun factions and other detractors try yo put them out of business.

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Sen. Collins Statement on Federal District Court Ruling Against President Obama’s November 2014 Executive Action

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan Collins released the following statement today after a federal district court issued a preliminary injunction against the President’s November 2014 immigration executive action:

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Couselors Corner

Some time back I heard an individual say, “You are only as strong as the people you surround yourself with.”  Taking a look at this statement as it relates to our partners, husbands, wives, boyfriends, girlfriends, and significant others could be revealing.  I became acutely aware that not everyone, many times women and girls, understands that it is NEVER OK to overlook verbal degradation by those who say they love us.  We might ask ourselves these questions to determine if we are being verbally and emotionally abused by our mates:

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Do You Need to File A Tax Return in 2015?

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Ambrose Snow Brooks, 72

Ambrose “Chip” Snow Brooks, 72, passed away from cancer, on December 1, 2014 in Mount Airy,  NC. Chip was born November 17, 1942 in Milbridge, ME to Meddie Joseph and Charlotte Brooks.

Chip grew up in Milbridge, ME with his 9 brothers and sisters. Chip is survived by 3 sisters, Viola, Sally, and Norma and 1 brother, Bliss. He is remembered with smiles, love and laughter by his 7 children, Deborah, Frank, Billy, Michael, Patrick, Sarina and Melissa, as well as 10 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

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Shirley H. Vane

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Washington Academy Raider

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Seawolves Snapp / Clippers Streak

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Bill Would Inject State in Local Control Arena

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Groundhog Day Event Raises Funds for New Liver

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Addison Man Rescued from Cold Atlantic Waters of Eastern Harbor

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Coffee House Fundraiser Helps Shelter Project

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Revenue Sharing, Snow Removal: Twofold Crisis

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New Position to Focus on Drug Activity

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Task Force Tackles Student Hunger

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New Website Reaches Out to Readers

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Practicing Pride of Place

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WC:OC Makes Strides Through Education

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Maine ‘Way Ahead of Curve’ With Little- Known Law

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Cutler

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Milbridge

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Opinion: Washington Academy

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Winter Concert in Steuben Rescheduled for February 22nd 2015

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Groundhog Month at Porter Memorial Library Seed Sale Fundraiser

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Frost Fest

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Ireland’s Full Set, to Open Calais Celtic Concerts 4th Season!

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The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt’s Darkest Journey

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Standing Up for the Potato is a Win-Win

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Jonesporters to Consider Recall Ordinance

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Calais Blue Devil

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Calais Baring Gifts at Knock on Wood in Calais destroyed yesterday by fire

Local Fire Department is investigating the cause of the fire.  See this week's issue for update at www.thecalaisadvertiser.com

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Carter Absence Indefinite, Historic Snow Hampers Work

Safe Families Tackle Growing Area Need

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