Posts Tagged: Washington County

  • Machias woman arrested on multiple charges

    Machias woman arrested on multiple charges

    MACHIAS — Maine State Police Trooper Miles Carpenter arrested a Machias woman on multiple charges Dec. 2. Melissa Smith, 40, was charged with violating conditions of her release, assault and operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. “The initial complaint was that there was a vehicle over an embankment in Marshfield,”

  • Landmark to host Christmas tea

    COLUMBIA FALLS — The Ruggles House will present its annual Christmas Tea from 1-3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8. The event will include live music by Cole Creek and refreshments including tea, mulled cider and homemade baked goods. The Ruggles House is Maine’s best examples of classic Federal architecture. The house, including the famous flying

  • Narraguagus Junior/Senior High School honor roll

    The following students were named to the first quarter honor roll at Narraguagus Junior/Senior High School in Harrington:   Grade 12 High honors: Kaci Alley, Linda Alley, Aryanna Beal, Hannah Beal, Rowan Michaud, Dayana Ortiz-Garcia, Emma Redimarker, Anna Taylor. Honors: Reese Brown, Benjamin Gallant, Michael Haire, Deysi Garcia Ortiz, Kirstin Kennedy, Alyssa Lee, Aspin Schoppee,

  • State pursues legal action against unlicensed vet

    State pursues legal action against unlicensed vet

    MACHIAS — The state of Maine is pursuing legal action against a Machias veterinarian whose license was revoked this fall. In an Oct. 16 decision, the state Board of Veterinary Medicine revoked the license of veterinarian Cynthia Teer, who owns and practices at Machias Animal Hospital. She also was ordered to pay $6,000 in fines.

  • Land-based aquaculture coming to Jonesport?

    Land-based aquaculture coming to Jonesport?

    ELLSWORTH — A week before Thanksgiving, Ohad Maiman, chief executive officer of Kingfish Zeeland, met with residents of Jonesport and Beals to explain the Dutch company’s plan to build a land-based facility to grow yellowtail kingfish, also known as yellowtail amberjack, in a recirculating aquaculture system on a now-vacant parcel of land in Jonesport. On

  • Maine State Police Washington County log week of Dec. 5

    Maine State Police Washington County log week of Dec. 5

    MACHIAS — The Maine State Police handled a motor vehicle crash that injured three people in Princeton Nov. 27. There was no word on the extent of the injuries. Cpl. Micah Perkins is investigating. Trooper Andy Foss, the Baileyville Police Department and the Indian Township Police Department assisted. Arrest Trooper Jeffrey Taylor and Trooper Blaine

  • Wreaths convoy sets off Dec. 7

    COLUMBIA FALLS — Wreaths Across America’s annual escort to Arlington National Cemetery sets off Saturday, Dec. 7. Eleven tractor-trailers will haul a portion of the sponsored 253,000 veterans’ wreaths to Arlington National Cemetery for placement on Saturday, Dec. 14. The escort’s schedule begins with a 6:52 a.m. sunrise service at West Quoddy Headlight in Lubec,

  • Film showing at Moore Library

    STEUBEN — The Henry D. Moore Library and Community Center in Steuben will be showing the Christmas comedy classic “Home Alone” at 6 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6. When bratty 8-year-old Kevin McCallister acts out the night before a family trip to Paris, his mother makes him sleep in the attic. After the McCallisters mistakenly

  • Blind faith

    Blind faith

    EAST MACHIAS — Blind tenor Noah Carver, son of Buzz and Suzanne Carver of Beals Island, will perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City early next year. The Washington Academy sophomore was selected to be a member of the Honors Performance Series, a group of high school music students who will perform, tour New