WA student Noah Carver to perform at Carnegie Hall

Noah Carver, son of Buzz and Suzanne Carver of Beals Island, was selected to be a member of the Honors Performance Series which will perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City.  The Series is a group comprised of high school music students who will come together in New York to perform, tour the city, and attend a Broadway play of their choice.  

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Whale proposals draw hundreds to E. Machias lobster council meeting

 

by Sarah Craighead Dedmon

Due to its controversial agenda, attendance was unusually high at a Zone A Lobster Council Meeting meeting held Tuesday, June 18 at Washington Academy in East Machias. State scientists and regulators came to discuss proposed regulations to reduce mortality risk to the North Atlantic right whale.

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Congratulations Washington Academy Class of 2019

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Washington Academy Class of 2019 Honor Parts

 

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DOC opposes reopening of Machiasport prison, suggests Route 1 sites in East Machias, Machias

 

 

by Sarah Craighead Dedmon

At a public hearing which ran more than three hours on Wednesday, March 27, legislators, former employees and concerned Downeast residents spoke in favor of reopening the Downeast Correctional Facility in Machiasport and Maine Department of Corrections Commissioner Randall Liberty spoke in opposition to reopening the site.

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WA girls recognized for great sportsmanship

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East Machias selectboard votes to demolish Stone Soup building destroyed by fire

 

by Sarah Craighead Dedmon

The East Machias Board of Selectmen voted Friday, March 8 to authorize the demolition and removal of debris from a fire that destroyed Stone Soup Cafe and Market on Sept. 11, 2018.  Selectmen Bucket Davis, Will Tuell and Dale Richardson were all in attendance at the Friday morning meeting.

The demolition is expected to take place on Monday, March 11. The Stone Soup property is located along Route 1 in East Machias.

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WA takes prize in 2019 Titan Challenge

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WA swim team competes in state finals

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DOT says East Machias road repair process will be lengthy

 

by Sarah Craighead Dedmon

Last week’s heavy rains exacerbated rough road conditions along a stretch of Route 1 in East Machias, which is slated for repairs next year.

Whiting resident Gregory Maxwell said his wife had to replace two wheels after driving through the now-infamous potholes that appear after inclement weather at a cost of $800. The potholes are located just north of Pope’s Bridge. 

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