Hit parade

During the Moosabec Summerfest mini-parade which took place on June 30, local youngsters competed for most patriotic, most original and most humorous titles. Photos by Nancy Beal.

 

 

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Sugar River band to play contra dance at Lubec grange

Porter Memorial Library in Machias is excited to announce a rare local appearance by a traditional New England contra dance band, The Sugar River Band, from Newport, New Hampshire. The Sugar River Band will perform at a Family Contra Dance and Potluck scheduled for Saturday, July 15 and sponsored by Porter Memorial Library as part of its 2017 Summer Reading Program. The July 15 dance and potluck supper will be held at the former Lubec Grange Hall in Lubec, now Artworksofmaine, located at 10 North Lubec Road across from McFadden’s Gulf Station on Route 189.

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Crow town gallery opens season with Bay of Fundy artists

Lubec’s Crow Town Gallery’s first show of the 2017 season features three artists with distinctly unique visions of The Bay of Fundy and its surrounds; Shanna Wheelock, Kathrin Hilten, and Richard Van Buren. The show runs from June 29 to July 16, with the opening reception on July 6,  at 7 p.m. 

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‘Coastal Frontier’ show to feature artist of Downeast

Prominent local artists present multi-faceted show in Lubec 

The beauty, ruggedness—and uniqueness—of America’s last coastal frontier will be featured in a multi-faceted exhibition of paintings, prints, sculpture and photography of Downeast Maine opening Wednesday, June 28 at the Lubec Landmarks Mulholland Market Gallery.

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Machias Bay Chamber concerts kicks Off 2017 summer season

On Tuesday, July 11 at 7 p.m. Machias Bay Chamber Concerts (MBCC) will present the first of six exclusive summer concerts at the Centre Street Congregational Church in Machias. 

 The opening concert will feature violinist Trond Saeverud, cellist Joachim Woitun, clarinetist Anna Maria Baeza, and pianist Gregory Biss. The program will include: Igor Stravinsky’s L’Histoire du Soldat (in a reduction by Stravinsky), Bela Bartok’s Contrasts, Felix Mendelssohn’s Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor (Op. 49), and a Cello Suite by J. S. Bach (TBA).

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Pete Kilpatrick returns to PML’s music in the Library

by Nancy Beal

Singer-guitarist Pete Kilpatrick is the featured artist at the fourth in Peabody Memorial Library’s slate of summer concerts, billed as “Music in the Library,” slated for 6:30 p.m., Friday, July 14. 

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  • Fall DAC All-Stars - Special Recognitions
  • Fall DAC All-Stars - Special Recognitions
  • Fall DAC All-Stars - Special Recognitions

Fall DAC All-Stars - Special Recognitions

Photo 1: Calais High School Athletic Director Randy Morrison presents Greg Smith the 20+ Year Coaching Achievement Award for his tremendous dedication to athletes from Calais High School. Fantastic job Coach Smith!

Photo 2: Narraguagus High School Athletic Director John Daley presents Butch Hall the very special Richard Gardner Distinguished Service Award for his many contributions to schools and communities of the Downeast Athletic Conference. Thank you Butch!

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  • More Fall DAC All-Stars
  • More Fall DAC All-Stars
  • More Fall DAC All-Stars
  • More Fall DAC All-Stars

More Fall DAC All-Stars

Photo 1: Cheerleading All-Stars for this year include: WHS, Mackenzie Campbell, Halie Smith, Taylor Lane, Makayla Overlock; MHS, Ava Dray, Dani Vazquez, Taya Wood, Cam Leavitt, and Cross Country boys All-stars for this year include: J CHS, Kendra Parks, Payton Lozier, Mackenzie Bennett, Ivy McLellan.

Photo 2: Cross Country boys All-Stars for this year include: J-B, Evan Merchant; Machias, Jacob Godfrey, Cameron Leavitt, Jakob Holland, CHS, Addison Coty, Kyle Richard; NHS, JP Snider, Blaine Grant, Kyle Davis; and SHS, Dylan Bernaquer, Nicholas Kimball.

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  • Fall DAC All-Stars
  • Fall DAC All-Stars

Fall DAC All-Stars

Photo 1: Volleyball All-Stars for this year include: CHS, Kelly Delaney, Kylie Donovan, Kayli Doten, Abby Condon; WHS, Sophia McDonald, Shawna Monk, Shaye Beers; NHS, Kayla Thompson, Madison Leighton; and MHS, Kelcy Miller, Regan Bragg; J-B

Photo 2: Girls Soccer All-Stars for this year include: CHS, Emily Mitchell, Katie Cavanaugh, Sydney Farrar; WHS, Paige Fitch, Jennie Cox, Anna Johnson, Sadie Smith; NHS, Kylee Joyce, Lance Perry, Diana Parades; Shead, Keisha Scott, Jacqueline Cook; and SHS, Gabby Richardson.

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  • Winter DAC All-Stars
  • Winter DAC All-Stars

Winter DAC All-Stars

Photo 1: Boys Basketball All-Stars for this year include: J-B, Isaiah Faulkingham, Ryan Alley, Adam Robinson; MHS, James Mersereau, Jacob Godfrey, Jordan Grant, John Massaad; NHS, Brettin Dinsmore, Cameron Rumery; WHS, Drew Hayward, Riley Russell; CHS, Addison Coty, Brandon Gillespie; and Shead, Matt Harris.

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