Washington Academy 3rd Quarter Honor Roll

Judson L. McBrine, Head of School at Washington Academy in East Machias, has announced the third-quarter honor roll for the 2017/2018 year as follows:

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MMHS announces 3rd quarter honor roll

Principal Leavitt and the faculty of Machias Memorial High School proudly presents the Quarter 3 Honor Roll for academic excellence.  The following students have earned the distinction of being recognized as achieving high honors or honors. High Honors Seniors: Meagan Jordan, Farrow McKenna, and Georgie-Anna Pemberton; Juniors: Madison Conlin. 

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Bay Ridge honor roll

Bay Ridge Elementary School in Cutler is pleased to announce its 3rd quarter honor roll: Grade 5: High Honors:Avery Cates; Ethan Cates; Reese Crosman; Michael Taylor. Honors: Max Cates; Paige Cates; Kisuhs Dinsmore. Grade 6: High Honors: Anna Patterson. Honors: Ben Griffin; Drew Taylor. Grade 7: High Honors: Isabel Cates; Lucas Cates; Sarah Moulton. Honors: Marissa Cates; Shane Feeney; Abby Fitzhenry; Jackson Lemieux; Sarah Neal; Kate Taylor. Grade 8: High Honors: Raeanah Reynolds. Honors: Madison Sylvain; Cami Bryant; Kash Feeney.

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Harrington Elementary honor roll

Susan Meserve, Principal at Harrington Elementary is pleased to announce the 3rd Quarter Honor Roll as follows - High honors Gr. 3: Victoria Bickford, Zoey Blomgren, Hannah Grant, Colin Phinney,  Erica Rackliff. Honors:  Kevin Barbee-Bamford, Caden Burgess,  Kayden Dake, Kyle Dorr, Emma Dowling, Makenzi Farren, Ryder Fenton, Miranda Flores, Kaitlyn Grant, Keyontae Pinkham, Alex Worcester. High honors Gr. 4: Anabella Cirone, Derek MacLeod, Cameron Morris, Natalie Stanwood.

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All-state girls’ team announced

by Phil Stuart

The Bangor Daily News annually pick an All Maine Girls’ Basketball team comprised of the best players statewide with first, second and third team selections plus honorable mention.

This year, for the first time in five years, a Washington County schoolgirl did not receive honorable mention.

This year, as in most years, most of the all-state players come from the larger schools. 

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Nineties schoolboy tourney picks

by Phil Stuart

The 1990s were a good 10 years for schoolboy basketball Downeast.There were a lot of strong teams with competitive games being the norm rather than the exception.

The Downeast Athletic Conference was fully intact, and the majority of the teams were somewhat competitive with one another.

The 90s started out a little slow with Brian Kubeck of Calais the only all-tourney selection in the new decade’s first year.

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Colbeth gone, but not forgotten

by Phil Stuart

The Ephraim Johnson American Legion Post #9 of Machias does a lot of great things over the course of the year for many individuals or organizations.

The members of that post really do a fantastic job, and the generosity that transpires there is unbelievable.

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Court News

Pepper Beal, Sr. of Marshfield, Maine:  Illegal possession of firearm on 9/16/2017 in Addison.  SNTC date 1/16/2018, Washington County Jail 30 days, stayed 2/6/2018.  GLTY

Jonathan Mark Bunker of Steuben, Maine:  1.)  OUI (Alcohol), 1 prior on 8/15/2017 in Steuben.  DISP  2.)  Driving to endanger on 8/15/2017 in steuben.  SNTC date 1/16/2018, fine $575, Washington County Jail 48 hours, stayed 1/19/2018, license suspended 30 days.  GLTY

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New officer to join Washington County’s Troop J

Maine’s newest state troopers received their badges on Friday, April 13, in ceremonies at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy. The five troopers completed 10 weeks of specialized State Police training. All are previous graduates of the academy. The new troopers will now patrol with a veteran trooper before beginning to patrol on their own. The graduation speaker was Governor Paul LePage who noted that the five troopers all grew up in Maine and thanked them for wanting to serve their state.

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Wheaton named Legendary Maine Guide

by  V. Paul Reynolds

In 2009, the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, in conjunction with the Maine Professional Guide’s Association ( MPGA), did a wonderful thing. They created the Wiggie Robinson Legendary Maine Guide Award. It was fitting that Robinson was the first (posthumous) recipient of his namesake award. 

The idea was to select annually a deserving Registered Maine Guide for this honor and public recognition.

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