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Carola got home on May 6 from visiting with family. She was able to take the cast off her elbow while she was gone, and she has a doctor’s appointment to check on her rehab.

Barbara had a great weekend with grandson Ayden in his wheelchair. He’s doing really well with his recovery from a broken leg.

Saw my first hummingbird at Mcleods in Crawford on Tuesday. Phylis had her first hummingbird on Monday the 7th. My first was at Fox Hill Farm on Wednesday morning and Wednesday night. 

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Pembroke Historical Society resumes monthly chantey sing

Monday, May 21, will mark the start of the Pembroke Historical Society’s 2018 monthly program series. Combined with the Pembroke Library’s monthly “Chantey Sing,” the event will feature Jim Sherman’s presentation “Where River Meets the Rail: Lumbering, River Driving and Railroading on the Machias River.” Jim, who is active with the Machiasport Historical Society and UMM’s Sunrise Senior College, will tell the history of logging and river log driving on the Machias River, and the operation of the Whitneyville & Machiasport Railroad.

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Local author to give talk for widows

Author and personal coach Lucille Ann Meltz of Lubec will discuss The Elder Widow’s Walk and sign copies of her book at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 26 at Porter Memorial Library. Meltz’ insightful story, subtitled A Personal Inner Journey and Guide for Bereaved Widows 65 and Beyond, is based on her own experience with grief following the death of her husband. She writes “This book is my foremost attempt to reach a larger group, to offer any wisdom that I have gained to help other elder widows find their own renewal.

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Performances at Obadiah’s Bohemian Cafe May 22

The first event of the season at Obadiah’s Cafe will take place on Tuesday, May 22, from 5-8 p.m.  The festivities will feature musical performance art by international touring artist Id M Theft Able, as well as Aldrich & Norton and local presenter Duane Ingalls. There will be refreshments and dinner items, including comp-curry popcorn, trenchers, sweets, and an array of beverages.

This is the onset of Theftable‘s northern seasonal tour into Canada and beyond.

His unique act involves voice and a set-up of amazing audio/visual devices. Aldrich 

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Margaretta featured in 2018 Maine contest

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‘Pin Ups on Tour’ brings 1940s variety show to Machias

 

by Sarah Craighead Dedmon

A variety and burlesque show designed to capture the mood of the 1940s will take place in Machias on Sunday, May 20 at the Lee Pellon Center.

“Pin Ups on Tour” recreates the energy of a USO show with the music, singing and dancing of WWII. In keeping with their theme, the group always offers free admission to veterans and active-duty military personnel. Those tickets must be picked up in advance online, at the Legion in Machias, or at Skywalker’s Bar and Grille.

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Church Services

St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church,  36 Dublin Hill, Machias. Services, 9 a.m. April through November; 9:30 a.m. December through March. Rev. Lynn Rutledge FMI: 207-214-7548 or staidansmachias.org.

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Beals Wesleyan Church, Elm Street, Beals. 10 a.m. Sunday school; 11 a.m. worship; 6 p.m. evangelistic hour. Wednesday 6 p.m. prayer time. Pastor Nick Wilson, 207-497-2262 or 207-530-0567.

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Dale S. Coffin - December 8, 2017

A memorial service for Dale S. Coffin who died on December 8, 2017 will be held at Hillside Cemetery in Bucks Harbor on Saturday, May 26 at 11:30 a.m. The Rev. William Holmes will be officiating. Lunch may be purchased during a 1 p.m. gathering of family and friends at the Bluebird Restaurant following the graveside service.

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Memorial Service for Wayne Errol Davis - January 5, 1941 - January 30, 2018

Nicole (Davis) Dubay and Clark Davis would like to invite you to a graveside service on Saturday, June 2  at 1 p.m. in the Longfellow Cemetery in Machias. Please join us the following day, June 3, at the Best Western White House Inn in Bangor to celebrate and honor the life of their beloved father. You may arrive any time between 2 and 7 p.m. 

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Terry E. Sanborn - Machias

Terry E. Sanborn, 60, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 23, 2018 at Eastern Maine Medical Center with family by her side. She was born on March 31, 1958 in Castine to the parents of Herbert and Nancy Sanborn. Terry was a graduate of Machias Memorial High School and attended Husson University from which she graduated in 1978. She worked at Washington County Children’s Program for 8 years and Child Development Services for 31 years as an Office Administrator. She was the chairperson of the Machias School Committee for 13 years and the AOS 96 Joint Board for 6 years.

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