1. Jonesport-Beals honor roll

    Michael Kelley, principal of the Jonesport-Beals High School announces the honor roll for the fourth ranking period:

    Grade 12 high honors: Linda Johnson, Joseph McDonald and Tyler Sprowl. Grade 12 honors: Jadah Alley, Georgia Backman, Sidney Merchant and Krysten Robinson. Grade 11 high honors: Rachel Phillips and Ivy Robinson. Grade 11 honors: Jordyn Alley and Austin Grant.

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  2. 2017 Athlete of the year

    Chad Perry and Kayla Toppin of Narraguagus Jr/Sr High School were nominated 2017 Athlete of the Year.     Submitted photo

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  3. Cutler Kantner scholarship winners

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  4. Rose Gaffney School honor roll

    Grade 4 - high honors:   Izebelle Blyther, Luke Ingalls, Tyler Pottle and Ashton Whitney. Grade 4 - honors: Emmanuel Albee, Madison Albert, Sean Bennett, Andrew Fletcher,  William Good, Hannah Harmon, Lily Jacques,  Sethlen Lester, Taylor MacDonald, Maleah Rhodes, Lucas Robicheau, Brystin Rudge, Olivia Sokoloski, Elayna Van Ormer, Nora Vicaire, and Lauren Wood.

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  5. Harrington honor roll

    Grade 3 - high honors: Halle Beal, Anabella Cirone, Derek MacLeod, Cameron Morris, Natalie Stanwood. Grade 3 honors Ayla Bagley, William Doloqueist, Angelita Gamez, Natalie Grant, Mark Hulbert, Anthony Ippolito, Sophie Stoddard, Ripley Strout, Fatima Zamora. Grade 4 - high honors Matthew Brooks, Abigail Holubrinkle, Hannah Roeber, Konner Strout. Honors - Kiara Alicea, Riley Cramer, Hailey Derby, Lainie Dorr, Allison Fraser, Carlito Gamez, Jenny Garcia, McKade Robertson, Logan Stubbs. Grade 5 - high honors - Camdyn Colwell, Daniel Ledford.

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  6. Permilla F. de Rochemont - Harrington

     Permilla F. de Rochemont, 91, died Tuesday, June 13, at the Sussman House.  Pam, as she was known to her family and friends, was born in Greenville in 1925, the youngest child of Ida and William Fraser.  After William’s early death the family moved to Harrington to be near Ida’s family.  Pam raked blueberries to earn money, played on the school basketball team, and graduated as valedictorian from Harrington High School.  She moved to Gardner, MA after high school to live with relatives and work at the Franklin Stove Company.  

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  7. Virginia Beal. Jonesboro

    Virginia Carol (White) Beal, 82, passed peacefully June 9, 2017.

    She was born July 2, 1934, the daughter of Clarence & Martha (Watts) White. She attended schools in Masons Bay and Jonesport and graduated from Jonesport High School Class of 1952. Later that month on June 26, 1952, she married Frederick Beal and they began their life as a US Coast Guard family.  In later years, Virginia has enjoyed time out with her sister Helen, socializing with friends at local eateries & church suppers.

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  8. Land Transfers by Deed June 1, 2017 through June15, 2017 (continued from last week)

    Charles W. Bevier III and Rebecca A Bevier of East Machias to Richard E. Page, Jr. and Paula M. Page of Methuen, Massachusetts a certain lot or parcel of land together with the buildings and improvements thereon situated in Machiasport beginning at a stake on the southerly side of State Route 191 leading from East Machias to Cutler

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  9. Eagle Hill Institute announces July lectures

    Eagle Hill Institute in Steuben invites the public to attend free lecture programs during the month of July.

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  10. Leave fireworks to the professionals!

    June 26, 2017 – Independence Day and fireworks go hand in hand, but fireworks shouldn’t go in consumers’ hands. That’s the message the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is reinforcing this Fourth of July. Fireworks annually cause devastating burns, injuries, fires, and even death, making them too dangerous to be used safely by consumers.

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  11. Free health series in Princeton

    Healthy Acadia, in partnership with St. Croix Regional Family Health Center, will offer a free, six-week “Taking Action for Health” workshop series at St. Croix Regional Family Health Center, 136 Mill Street, Princeton.  Classes will meet weekly on Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 3:30pm beginning July 5 and continuing through August 9, 2017.

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  12. Machias voters say no to cutting fire department, police

    Photo: Almost every one of the 170 voters present at last week’s annual town meeting in Machias raised their hands to defeat Article 5 of the town warrant. The article proposed cutting two driver-dispatcher positions from the Machias Fire Department budget, for a tax savings of $81,585, and prompted extensive voter discussion.

    by Sarah Craighead Dedmon

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  13. Fate of prison tied to budget crisis

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  14. Machias Savings Buys Vacant Building

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  15. Marathoners descend on Lubec, Campobello

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  16. Children write what the flag means to them

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  17. Machias Savings buys vacant building on Main Street

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  18. Machias Bike lending program offers a free ride around town

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  19. The Editor's Desk

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  20. Letter to the Editor - Adult river herring attempting to migrate downstream

     Since at least Saturday, June 3 thousands of adult river herring attempting to migrate downstream after spawning in the Union River have been killed or injured while passing through Brookfield Energy’s Leonard Lake Dam in downtown Ellsworth.  Community members have reported seeing hundreds of dead fish floating down stream below the dam and the Route 1 bridge on multiple occasions over the past 12 days.  Dead fish have been seen as far downstream as the City’s Harbor Park.

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  21. Machias river and the mills

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  22. Contradictions invade corrections crisis

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  23. Town News Columbia, Harrington, Wesley, Whitneyville Library,

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  24. Jonesport church steeple project enters phase 2

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  25. Rural broadband gains status, funding uncertain

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  26. Record turnout elects two new selectmen

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  27. Congratulations to the 2017 Jonesport - Beals Seniors from the following businesses...

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  28. Recipient of Moosabec Scholarship

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  29. Skyler Aucoin-Wright named to Dean’s List

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  30. Narraguagus Lady Knights

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  31. Hooper doubles again

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  32. Coaches of the year chosen

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  33. Lady Knights finish 4th

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  34. Washington County playoff bound

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  35. Selectmen deal with money issues

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  36. WA teacher to represent Downeast Salmon Federation in Sweden

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  37. Owen R. Taylor Lubec

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  38. Bruce LeRoy Pennell - Whitneyville

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  39. Danny Lee Manchester Machias

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  40. Clifford Grant, Korean War veteran to be given military honors

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  41. Music in the (Peabody) Library presents Alan Cook, Duane Ingalls

    Machias musician Alan Cook performed at the first of Peabody Library’s “Music in the Library” on June 17. The next concert is scheduled for Sunday, June 25 and features another Machias musician, Duane Ingalls. Photo by Nancy Beal.
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  42. Launch for new Maine Sculpture Trail book to be held in Winter Harbor

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  43. Land Transfers by Deed June 1, 2017 through June15, 2017

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  44. Downeast Institute breaks ground for $5.8M expansion at Great Wass

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  45. Elder abuse under-reported and growing

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