PERRY, Maine – Two churches – one in Bangor and the other in this small community – may be miles apart geographically, but are close in Christian spirit. At a recent meeting at the Perry Congregational Church on Shore Road, church members agreed to allocate their… Read More
    EASTPORT, Maine — The former powder house in what was once a British-held fort has seen a lot of years since it was built in the 1800s, and today it is just a shell of itself. Read More
    CALAIS, Maine — The city kicked off its ambulance service two weeks ahead of schedule and, according to city officials, it has been a huge success. Calais Fire-EMS had its first run on June 14. On Thursday, Calais City Manager Diane Barnes credited her… Read More
    BAILEYVILLE, Maine — The rumble of machinery was coming from the pulp mill early Wednesday morning as boiler stacks billowed and workers, some smiling, headed into the plant after a layoff of more … Read More
    BAILEYVILLE, Maine — Domtar Corp. is reopening its pulp mill in eastern Maine this month just seven weeks after shutting it down indefinitely because of weak global demand for pulp, high inventory levels … Read More
    CALAIS, Maine — There may be little excuse not to attend college — community college, that is — now that the Maine Community College System has introduced its Graduation Protection Assurance program. The program will cover the cost of tuition and fees for eligible full-time dependent… Read More
    BAILEYVILLE, Maine — Montreal-based Domtar Inc. faces $107,000 in fines after the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited the company for 29 alleged serious violations of safety standards at its pulp mill in this Washington County town, federal officials said in a press release… Read More
    MACHIAS, Maine — Voters took more than two hours Wednesday to cut about $15,000 from the town’s 2009-10 budget. About 60 of the town’s 1,700 residents attended the meeting. Most of the cuts will come from employee cost-of-living increases and salaries. The… Read More
    MACHIAS, Maine — Three people accused as accomplices in a string of burglaries and thefts that stretched from Lubec to Machias appeared in Washington County Superior Court on Thursday. Jessica Moore, 24, and Ashley Paquette, 19, both of Machias, and Kristopher Preston, 22, of Roque Bluffs… Read More
    MACHIAS, Maine — Inside information and good police work helped the Washington County Sheriff’s Department and other police agencies crack several burglary and theft cases that stretched from Lubec to Machias, Sheriff Donnie Smith said Wednesday. Read More