PBSO’s anniversary concert a triumph

by Susan Coopersmith

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Community Calendar

Upcoming events

Gingerbread House Decorating Party, December 7,  3 p.m., Eastport Arts Center. Space limited; please reserve your house: chris@eastportartscenter.org or 853-4650.

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8th Annual Festival of Trees, a festive silent auction of beautifully decorated tabletop trees to benefit EAC’s year-round programming, Sat., December 9, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Eastport Arts Center

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Hillgrove Community Building

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Island schools have success offshore

by Phil Stuart

Every year during the Rotary Festival on Grand Manan Island an alumni basketball game is held at the islands’ consolidated school. 

The island of Grand Manan is roughly 15 miles long and has a population of around 2,500. Their high school sometimes has an enrollment of 60 or 70 students that come from the island communities of North Head, Castalia Ingalls Head and Grand Harbour Seal Cove, Woodward’s Cove and the neighboring island of White Head.

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Addison honor roll

Mrs. Greene of Daniel W. Merritt School is proud to announce the honor roll for the first quarter. Students making high honor roll have achieved straight As. Students making honor roll have achieved all As and Bs.

Grade three honor roll: Autumn Schrader and Carson Bickford.

Grade four high honor roll: Naomi Eyerman. honor roll: Lucus Grant, Sarah Kidder, Mercy Machado, Lukas Pounder, Nickson Rusecky, Bayleigh Thompson, Chase Wright.

Grade five high honor roll: Karli Alley. honor roll: Jennifer Kowalsky, Dylan Lovejoy, Brayden Kane, Emma Whitmore, Briana Willson.

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Washington Academy 1st Quarter Honor Roll

Judson L. McBrine, Head of School at Washington Academy in East Machias, has announced the first-quarter honor roll for the 2017-18 year as follows:

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Congratulations to the WA Raiders – 2017 Hoops For Health Champions

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Lubec girls dominate at Bulldog Blitz

by Phil Stuart

The Lubec Junior High School Lady Hornets, as expected, dominated play in the Annual Bulldog Blitz Basketball Tournament on Nov. 17 and 18 at the Rose M. Gaffney School gym in Machias.

Lubec posted a 4-0 mark in the two-day event and outscored their four opponents 105-74. Union 134 finished second at 3-4 followed by Elm Street Elementary School 1-2, Patriots 1-2, Calais 0-2, and Rose Gaffney 0-2.

Lubec opened the tourney Nov. 17 against Union 134.

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How to protect yourself from peripheral artery disease

Dear Savvy Senior,

For the last six months or so, I’ve been having problems with my hips and legs cramping when I walk, although they feel better once I stop. I thought it was just because I’m getting old, but my friend was telling me about a leg vein disease called PAD and thinks I may have it. What can you tell me about this condition? 

Limping at 60

Dear Limping,

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Millard E. Davis Jr. - Machias

Millard Estin Davis Jr, 96, passed away November 21, 2017 at the hospital in Machias. He was born in Machias on May 21, 1921 the son of the late Mildred C. (Johnson) and Millard E. Davis Sr.

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Meals on Wheels continued menu

Thurs., Dec. 14: Shells and cheese, peas, california vegetable blend, wheat bread, dessert. 

Fri., Dec. 15: Chicken Florentine, orange flavored rice, carrots and zucchini, wheat bread, dessert. 

Mon., Dec. 18: Spaghetti with Italian turkey sausage, sliced zucchini and spinach, wheat bread, dessert. 

Tues., Dec. 19: Orange glazed chicken, fried rice, peas and cauliflower, wheat bread, dessert. 

Wed., Dec. 20: Pork with apple onion sauce, cranberry and lentil rice, Caribbean blend vegetables, wheat bread, dessert. 

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