Heart and Hand warms residents with quilts

Photo: This photograph shows the original Heart and Hand Club from the church in the Bucks Harbor, gathered at their Christmas party in 1968. Seated in the rear from left to right are: Avis Pettegrow, Agnes Colbeth, Mattie Ingalls, Rachel Harmon and Lillian Colbeth. Seated in the front from left to right are: Helen Pettegrow, Mrs. Dickinson, Doris Ingalls and Elizabeth Huntley. Photo courtesy Wendy Sawyer

by Sarah Craighead Dedmon

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Educate Maine sets strategies to meet 2018 law

by Ruth Leubecker

Stressing lifelong learning and bipartisan involvement, Educate Maine is concentrating on the state’s youngest students as being the most critical school demographic.

“We have unprecedented bipartisan support of early education,” said Ed Cervone, executive director of this organization that promotes outreach and advocacy in bolstering Maine’s workforce by promoting education policies. “In the last three years 32 governors have created or expanded their kindergarten programs.”

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Wind farm project grapples with questions

by Michael R. Brown

On Wednesday evening, March 15, 18 responders met with staff from Apex Clean Energy at a small office in Columbia. 

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Benefit potluck scheduled for Machias teacher

by Sarah Craighead Dedmon

The Rose M. Gaffney School’s parent-teacher organization is hosting a potluck supper March 25 from 4-6 p.m. in the RMG gymnasium. Proceeds from the supper will go to benefit Suzie James and her family. 

James runs the EDGE after-school program at RMG, and her husband DJ recently suffered an aneurysm and a stroke. DJ James is being cared for at the Portland Maine Medical Center.

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Lubec landmark damaged by storm

Photo When viewed from Water Street, the brining shed is the building farthest from shore. 

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by Sarah Craighead Dedmon

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