David Mallett performs at Triangle Park

The cool breezes of Maine’s northlands have flowed through the songs of David Mallett for more than four decades. His latest, Greenin Up, is a compilation of some re-recordings of his finest work. Greenin’ Up is the culmination of a musical career that began when Mallett was eleven years old, playing in a country and folk duo.

Read More

Golf news - Arnold Memorial Medical Building Society

The Arnold Memorial Medical Building Society is a non-profit organization that was formed to provide a building whereby area residents can receive good health care.  Over the past 15 years the organization has given $1,000 scholarships to first year college students that were pursuing an education in a health related field.  Scholarships are given out at Narraguagus, WA and Jonesport Beal’s every year.  This was the Society’s 20th annual tournament – fantastic job! This year’s champions were the team of Nate Mugford, Ben Mugford, and Zach Fenton shooting a superb 14-under par.

Read More

Summer ladies in action at UMM

Nice floating one-hander by Skylar Soule for Sumner.

Sierra Andrews takes the action along the sideline.

Emma Bunch penetrates the top of the key at UMM.

Read More

Machias squads in finals

by Phil Stuart

Both Machias Area Little League teams—the 9-10 year olds and 11-12 year olds—have made it to the District I finals.

The minor district playoffs began on June 26 with Machias shutting out Ellsworth 10-0.

Two games were played on June 28 at Calais. Machias improved to 2-0 with a 17-5 win in the Border City while Acadian of Bar Harbor got by Ellsworth at Demeyer Field by a score of 6-4.

Machias advanced in the winner’s bracket in a game played at Bar Harbor.

Read More

Mauricette wins at Grand Lake

by Phil Stuart

Local runner, Eric Mauricette of Grand Lake Stream, ran away from the rest of the field to win the 8th annual Fourth of July race for Grand Lake Stream.

Mauricette led a small field of 45 runners and walkers over the three mile route from Big Lake to Grand Lake Stream Village in a time of 18 minutes flat.

Clayton Socabasin of Indian Township was a distant second and five minutes behind the winner.

Read More

Quoddy League remembered

by Phil Stuart

Memories from the once popular Quoddy Baseball League are gradually fading away as the years fly by.

The 1950s might have been the best decade for men’s town team baseball following the war years.

During that decade, the Dixie Eagles, Jonesboro Jets and Eastport Lobsters were the three most competitive teams.

Lubec was once the baseball capital of Washington County.

Read More

Healthy Acadia and Riverside Take-Out partner to challenge cancer

On Sunday, July 30, you can dine out to support cancer services in Washington and Hancock counties. Riverside Take-Out will be generously donating 20% of proceeds from sales on Sunday, July 30. The funds raised will support Healthy Acadia and Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center’s cancer prevention, education, and treatment services. This partnership is part of Healthy Acadia’s Hungry for Health 2017 campaign to Challenge Cancer Downeast. This is the second year of the annual “Hungry for Health” campaign, which addresses a critical community health need each year.

Read More

St. Aidan’s to host music for Sacred Spaces on July 30

Composer, teacher and musician Stephen Wiggin will perform selections of sacred music on Sunday, July 30 at 3 p.m. Members of St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church in Machias, where Wiggin serves as musical director,  said they feel fortunate to have such an extraordinary musician as their musical director.  Wiggin was a long-time summer resident of Jonesport, and served as St.

Read More

Washington County retired teachers learn lighthouse history

by Mary McFadden

Read More

Land Transfers by Deed June 30, 2017 through July 13, 2017

Pamela Johnson f/k/a Pamela B. Taylor of Beals to Pamela Johnson and Dwayne C. Johnson of Beals two certain lots or parcels of land together with any buildings and improvements situated in Beals (Lot One beginning at a rock on the Town Road and running southwesterly to A. Lenfesty’s southeast corner of field; Lot Two located on the west side of the Town Road leading to the Flying Place so-called)

Read More