School bus, three cars involved in Columbia Falls accident

by Sarah Craighead Dedmon

The Maine State Police confirmed that an accident involving multiple passenger cars and a school bus took place on the afternoon of Thursday, Nov. 1 on Route 1 in Columbia Falls. The bus was transporting students from M.S.A.D 37 and no one was seriously injured, neither on the bus nor in the other cars involved.

Trooper Austin said that three vehicles were damaged, but the car that started the accident left the scene of the accident and was never found.

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New cancer treatments described at WaCo Cancer Conference

 

by Nancy Beal

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Shed permit kicks off town planning dialogue

by Sarah Craighead Dedmon

A permit request for a storage shed spurred a lively conversation about town planning at a special meeting of the Machias Planning Board meeting held Thursday, Oct. 11.

Nancy Manchester, owner of Smoke Solutions LLC, requested the addition of a storage shed to her property, which contains a retail medical marijuana business as well as a greenhouse. 

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Passamaquoddy website offers new cultural resource

by Lura Jackson

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Undeniable and Savage Management bring rap show back to Eastport Arts Center

 

Eastport Arts Center will host Octobris Natus, a live rap show, on Friday, Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. The organizers are planning a Halloween-themed event with costumes encouraged; the concert is dedicated to raising awareness of suicide in memory of Cedric Altvater, cousin of Ashton Altvater (AKA Undeniable) and good friend to Sebastian Francis of Savage Music.

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KinderArts’ Tiny Yogis extended into November

 

The Eastport Arts Center’s KinderArts program’s popular Tiny Yogis sessions have been extended and will run weekly on Thursdays from 9:30-10:15 a.m. through November 15. Instructor Caroline DiLio will teach yoga through music, dance and storybooks, and young participants will even learn meditation.

Owner of Maine Moon Kids Yoga, DiLio is a certified children’s yoga teacher and a mother of three. She takes a creative approach to teaching children, including games, crafts and sometimes even Minecraft poses. Learn more about her at mainemoonkidsyoga.weebly.com.

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Oldest field recordings in world bring Passamaquoddy language, history to life

 

by Lura Jackson

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Indian Day Celebration to be held this weekend at Indian Township

 

by Lura Jackson

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Eastport Pirate Festival offers many returning favorites

 

by Lura Jackson

The largest pirate festival in New England is about to take place, and area residents with a lean toward creative, rambunctious family fun are highly encouraged to attend. Running from Sept. 7-9 in Eastport, this year’s festival once again features high-quality attractions and events for all ages.

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Eastport Bay Day offers wide range of activities

by Lura Jackson

If you’re looking for any good reason to go to Eastport and appreciate its cooling ocean breezes and casual seaside beauty, you’re in luck: Eastport Bay Day has several. Now in its fourth year, the event has steadily expanded to encompass a variety of activities that promise to attract visitors of all ages.

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