Constitution Week observed Sept. 17 to 23

Constitution Week, September 17-23, commemorates the signing of the Constitution of the United States. The first plan of national government the United States had was called Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, quickly shortened to the Articles of Confederation by most people. The Confederation was a loosely joined group of states that gives only limited powers to the central government. The Articles were drawn up in 1777 and went out of existence when the Constitution was adopted in 1789.  Of the written national constitutions, the U.S.

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Obeline Crowley turns 100

 

by Lisa Cirone

Obeline Crowley, originally from Beals, resides at Sunrise Care Facility in Jonesport. On Aug. 29 Obeline turned 100. Here at Sunrise we had an open house, where family, friends and other residents gathered to celebrate this wonderful lady’s milestone. She received cards, gifts, phone calls with 2 special letters from Governor LePage and President Trump. She was presented a cane for being the oldest person living from Beals Island. There was lots of laughter and memories that filled the room at Sunrise Care Facility.

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Community Calendar

Upcoming events

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Movie - Friday, Sept. 15 - 6 p.m. - Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie - Henry D. Moore Library - free admission - refreshments by donation 207-546-7301

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Bean Supper - Sept 16. West Lubec Methodist Church, 5 p.m. 

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Book bus to visit Milbridge

Bess the Book Bus will returns to Camden National Bank in Milbridge 3-5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22.

Bess the Book Bus is a mobile literacy outreach dedicated to building home libraries for children and families that otherwise may not have the opportunity to own books. Area children can visit the bus and pick out a free book to take home. Books in both English and Spanish will be available.

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Community turns out for emergency department tour

More than 150 community members came out to view the new Emergency Department at Down East Community Hospital last week. 

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Artist of the Week - Gillyin Gatto

 

by Jessica Griffin - Brown 

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Bangor restaurant invites King fans to dine on “It” themed menu

Oriental Jade, a Bangor restaurant serving Chinese and Asian cuisine, is credited as the inspiration for the “Jade of the Orient” restaurant in Stephen King’s #1 best selling novel “It”. The Jade of the Orient was the scene of a rather pivotal moment in the book, where the members of the “The Losers’ Club” gathered and eventually realized that evil clown Pennywise seemed to be everywhere, including sending the group messages through fortune cookies through objects like eyeballs inside the cookies.

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Former Beddington resident publishes late husband’s mystery series

 

by  Isabelle Hallé 

Writing was always part of Edward’s and Louise’s relationship. It still keeps the two close, even though he is no longer by her side.

Edward and Louise met in kindergarten and started dating as teenagers. Edward wrote poems to Louise during his service in the Air National Guard. He continued his writing after they married in 1969, and, in her spare time, Louise edited and typed his work.

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Action shots of Washington Academy Lady Raiders Soccer

All photos by  John Rogers.  See full photo spread in this week's issue pages 16-17.  Digital version here.

Hailey Wood gets the pass to a leading teammate.

Made Tanggahma battling a Lady Dragon the possession of the ball.

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Fall sports season starting

by Phil Stuart

The 2017-2018 high school sports season is upon us which includes cross country, golf, football, boys’ and girls’ soccer and volleyball.

Cross country is hard to predict but it would be fairly safe to say that Evan Merchant of Jonesport-Beals would be favored to win the DAC championship and that WA, Machias and Narraguagus would be the only schools capable of fielding fall teams.

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