Eastport Pirate Festival offers many returning favorites

 

by Lura Jackson

The largest pirate festival in New England is about to take place, and area residents with a lean toward creative, rambunctious family fun are highly encouraged to attend. Running from Sept. 7-9 in Eastport, this year’s festival once again features high-quality attractions and events for all ages.

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Eastport Bay Day offers wide range of activities

by Lura Jackson

If you’re looking for any good reason to go to Eastport and appreciate its cooling ocean breezes and casual seaside beauty, you’re in luck: Eastport Bay Day has several. Now in its fourth year, the event has steadily expanded to encompass a variety of activities that promise to attract visitors of all ages.

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Quoddy Tides founder honored in MPA Hall of Fame

 

by Sarah Craighead Dedmon

The most easterly paper published in the U.S. just turned 50, and for its birthday The Quoddy Tides founder is being inducted into the Maine Press Association Hall of Fame. 

Winifred French started The Quoddy Tides in 1968, and the twice-monthly newspaper continues today under the stewardship of her son, Edward French.

“It really started around our dining room table at our house,” said Edward. “She would do the layouts there and eventually moved to a building downtown.” 

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Music shines in Milbridge

 

by Wayne Smith

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Narcan overdose reversal workshop held at Groups

by Lura Jackson

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Sales and prices of homes increase steadily in Washington County

by Lura Jackson

The number of houses sold in Washington County has been growing steadily over the past few years – along with the value of the houses sold. Between 2014 and 2017, the number of houses sold per year increased by almost 60 percent, while the average value of the houses sold has gone up more than 20 percent.

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Community Calendar

Upcoming events

Basketball Clinic at Narraguagus Gym- Intramural Athletics will be offering a free Basketball Clinic on March 4 and March 11 at the Narraguagus Gym for grades K-6. Grades K-2 time is 4 – 5 p.m. and Grades 3-6 time is 5:15 to 7 pm. For more information, call Dan at 461-9090 or Mindy at 461-8878.

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High School One Act Review, $5 admission to benefit schools. March 7, 6 p.m.,

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Monthly Play Reading with Stage East, free. March 3, 2-4 p.m.,

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Narraguagus Snowmobile Club- The Narraguagus Snowmobile Club will hold their next public bean & casserole supper on March 3 at the club house in Cherryfield at 5:30 p.m.

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Sunday Afternoons at the EAC presents the Shead High School Music Program with jazz and rock music and discussion, free.March 4, 3 p.m.

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Open Mic Night, family friendly; free admission; February 24, 6-8 p.m., 4th Saturday all types of performers welcome. Sponsored by Dastardly Dick’s Wicked Good Coffee and Dastardly Dick’s Dog Boarding & Care. Info: alison@eastportartscenter.org, Eastport Arts Center.

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Notice of 2018 Republican Caucus

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The Henry D. Moore Library and Community Center in Steuben will show “Beauty and the Beat” 6 p.m.  Friday, February 9.  Admission is free and yummy refreshments are sold by donation. For more information, visit www.moorelibrary.org

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