1. Virginia Beal. Jonesboro

    Virginia Carol (White) Beal, 82, passed peacefully June 9, 2017.

    She was born July 2, 1934, the daughter of Clarence & Martha (Watts) White. She attended schools in Masons Bay and Jonesport and graduated from Jonesport High School Class of 1952. Later that month on June 26, 1952, she married Frederick Beal and they began their life as a US Coast Guard family.  In later years, Virginia has enjoyed time out with her sister Helen, socializing with friends at local eateries & church suppers.

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  2. Land Transfers by Deed June 1, 2017 through June15, 2017 (continued from last week)

    Charles W. Bevier III and Rebecca A Bevier of East Machias to Richard E. Page, Jr. and Paula M. Page of Methuen, Massachusetts a certain lot or parcel of land together with the buildings and improvements thereon situated in Machiasport beginning at a stake on the southerly side of State Route 191 leading from East Machias to Cutler

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  3. Eagle Hill Institute announces July lectures

    Eagle Hill Institute in Steuben invites the public to attend free lecture programs during the month of July.

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  4. Leave fireworks to the professionals!

    June 26, 2017 – Independence Day and fireworks go hand in hand, but fireworks shouldn’t go in consumers’ hands. That’s the message the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is reinforcing this Fourth of July. Fireworks annually cause devastating burns, injuries, fires, and even death, making them too dangerous to be used safely by consumers.

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  5. Free health series in Princeton

    Healthy Acadia, in partnership with St. Croix Regional Family Health Center, will offer a free, six-week “Taking Action for Health” workshop series at St. Croix Regional Family Health Center, 136 Mill Street, Princeton.  Classes will meet weekly on Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 3:30pm beginning July 5 and continuing through August 9, 2017.

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  6. Machias voters say no to cutting fire department, police

    Photo: Almost every one of the 170 voters present at last week’s annual town meeting in Machias raised their hands to defeat Article 5 of the town warrant. The article proposed cutting two driver-dispatcher positions from the Machias Fire Department budget, for a tax savings of $81,585, and prompted extensive voter discussion.

    by Sarah Craighead Dedmon

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  7. Fate of prison tied to budget crisis

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  8. Machias Savings Buys Vacant Building

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  9. Marathoners descend on Lubec, Campobello

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  10. Children write what the flag means to them

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  11. Machias Savings buys vacant building on Main Street

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  12. Machias Bike lending program offers a free ride around town

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  13. The Editor's Desk

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  14. Letter to the Editor - Adult river herring attempting to migrate downstream

     Since at least Saturday, June 3 thousands of adult river herring attempting to migrate downstream after spawning in the Union River have been killed or injured while passing through Brookfield Energy’s Leonard Lake Dam in downtown Ellsworth.  Community members have reported seeing hundreds of dead fish floating down stream below the dam and the Route 1 bridge on multiple occasions over the past 12 days.  Dead fish have been seen as far downstream as the City’s Harbor Park.

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  15. Machias river and the mills

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  16. Contradictions invade corrections crisis

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  17. Town News Columbia, Harrington, Wesley, Whitneyville Library,

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  18. Jonesport church steeple project enters phase 2

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  19. Rural broadband gains status, funding uncertain

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  20. Record turnout elects two new selectmen

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  21. Congratulations to the 2017 Jonesport - Beals Seniors from the following businesses...

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  22. Recipient of Moosabec Scholarship

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  23. Skyler Aucoin-Wright named to Dean’s List

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  24. Narraguagus Lady Knights

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  25. Hooper doubles again

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  26. Coaches of the year chosen

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  27. Lady Knights finish 4th

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  28. Washington County playoff bound

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  29. Selectmen deal with money issues

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  30. WA teacher to represent Downeast Salmon Federation in Sweden

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  31. Owen R. Taylor Lubec

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  32. Bruce LeRoy Pennell - Whitneyville

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  33. Danny Lee Manchester Machias

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  34. Clifford Grant, Korean War veteran to be given military honors

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  35. Music in the (Peabody) Library presents Alan Cook, Duane Ingalls

    Machias musician Alan Cook performed at the first of Peabody Library’s “Music in the Library” on June 17. The next concert is scheduled for Sunday, June 25 and features another Machias musician, Duane Ingalls. Photo by Nancy Beal.
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  36. Launch for new Maine Sculpture Trail book to be held in Winter Harbor

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  37. Land Transfers by Deed June 1, 2017 through June15, 2017

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  38. Downeast Institute breaks ground for $5.8M expansion at Great Wass

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  39. Elder abuse under-reported and growing

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  40. Lubec Brewing Company wins statewide small business award

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  41. Margaretta Days Celebration

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  42. Margaretta Days Celebration

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  43. Margaretta Days Celebration

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  44. Letter to the Editor - Removed the historic stained-glass Tiffany window

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  45. Letter to the Editor - East Machias Village Cemetery of East Machias

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