Posts Tagged: Washington County

  • Photography group to host program Aug. 19

    CHERRYFIELD — The Downeast Photography Group will host a program on saving family photos 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, at The Maine Seacoast Mission, 7 Weald Bethel Lane, Cherryfield. The presentation will be given by Dan Klimek, whose mother was the family historian. She made the traditional photo albums with photos fastened to pages with

  • Group to hold yard sale

    ADDISON — The Friends of the Church on the Hill are holding a yard sale Aug. 23-24 at the home of Cathy Fonda, 464 Ridge Road. The proceeds will benefit the restoration of the church and the Church Hill Community Center. Donations will be accepted on or after Aug. 12. For more information, call 483-4655.

  • Civil War author to speak in Clifton

    CLIFTON — Brian Swartz, author and Civil War writer, will give a presentation on his recently published book “Maine at War – Volume I: Bladensburg to Sharpsburg” on Saturday, Aug. 3, at 2 p.m. at the Clifton Historical Society’s museum building. The talk will be part of an open house event at the museum that

  • Machias Wild Blueberry Run set for Aug. 17

    MACHIAS — The Machias Wild Blueberry Festival will include a race on Aug. 17. Registration for the Machias Wild Blueberry 5-Mile Run/Walk and 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk begins at 6 a.m. at Machias Valley Christian School, 118 Court St. The 5-mile race begins at 8 a.m. with the 1-mile fun run starting at 8:15. Registration can

  • Steuben boatbuilder calls it a day

    Steuben boatbuilder calls it a day

    STEUBEN — Mike Light stood in the doorway of his boatshop and watched as a truck hauled the spanking new lobster boat Thai Lady off toward the Milbridge town dock one day before its scheduled launching. On the boat’s starboard quarter, tucked up beneath the rail just forward of the transom and above the federal

  • Iconic Machias building, store under new ownership

    Iconic Machias building, store under new ownership

    MACHIAS — For two area couples, a historic building in Machias came with a bonus. “We bought the building and the store just kind of came with it,” said Isaiah Roberts, one of four people to purchase the iconic white building at 25 Main Street, from which former owner Michael Hoyt’s family had operated Machias

  • DHHS to establish pilot substance abuse treatment program

    AUGUSTA — The Department of Health and Human Services will establish a pilot project in Washington County to provide treatment and recovery services for people dealing with substance abuse. LD 12005, sponsored by state Rep. Anne Perry and signed by Governor Janet Mills June 27, requires DHHS to work with Healthy Acadia to develop and

  • Supper scheduled in Cherryfield

    CHERRYFIELD — A roast turkey supper will take place at the Cherryfield Congregational Church, located on River Road, on Wednesday, July 10. Doors open at 5 p.m. with dinner served at 5:30. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children.

  • Machias, police chief part ways

    MACHIAS – The Town of Machias is without a police chief as of June 30. Town Manager Christina Therrien said Monday that former Police Chief Grady Dwelley “no longer works for Machias as of Friday.” She declined to provide additional details about Dwelley’s departure, saying it was a personnel matter. Dwelley also declined to provide