In Machias, experts explore fisheries management from a bird’s-eye view at State of the Science Conference

 

by Sarah Craighead Dedmon

For two days last week Machias was the epicenter of Maine fisheries knowledge when more than 150 scientists, fishermen, and regulators attended the State of the Science Conference at the University of Maine at Machias (UMM). The event was designed to create intellectual cross-pollination between fields ranging from marine biology to social science, with the goal of creating better science to support ecosystem-based fishery management practices.

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Gateway Milbridge to sparkle with lighthouse art project

by Ruth Leubecker

Creative artistry, generous funding and a benefit for local business all dovetail into 10 wooden lighthouses that will dot the landscape of downtown Milbridge this summer.
“Although this will be in August, it’s already generating interest, and we are excited to be creating a totally new event for the community to enjoy this summer,” says Richard Bondurant, Gateway Milbridge chair and Milbridge resident.

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Beals Islanders, Jonesporters pass three school budgets

by Nancy Beal

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Happy 100th, Mr. Browne!

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Nurses’ union gains strength in numbers since picket

by Ruth Leubecker

 

The struggle of the Calais nurses continues. But with one important change.

Following last week’s picket, the technical unit at the Calais hospital voted unanimously to join the nurses’ union. That means lab, surgical and radiology technicians are now on board. Such support is viewed as further proof that the nurses are not backing down from management’s mandates.

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Machias Bay Chamber Series begins its 50th season

The Machias Bay Chamber Concert Series launches its 50th Anniversary season with 4 evening performances.  The opening concert on Tuesday, July 9 features the Jupiter String Quartet, a world-class ensemble in residence at the University of Illinois. Next, the Series offers a Piano Trio performing pieces both “old and new” on July 16. On July 23, MBCC presents a program of French music with tenor, oboe and piano. The originator of the Series, Thomas Wolf, will be attending this concert and speaking a bit about the history of Bay Chamber Concerts.  

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Congratulations Narraguagus High School Class of 2019

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Doe permits below last year

 

by V. Paul Reynolds

This is the time of year when Maine’s state regional wildlife biologists examine their deer data in each of their wildlife management districts (WMDs) and make recommendations for the issuance of any-deer or doe permits in their respective districts.

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The Nature of Phenology: Milkweed in bloom

 

by Joseph Horn

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Congratulations Jonesport-Beals High School Class of 2019

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