Articles by Johanna S. Billings
By Johanna S. Billings on June 25, 2016, at 3:49 p.m.
Two Eastport women are leading a new business venture designed to promote restaurants, gift shops and other attractions for tourists visiting places from Stonington to St. John, New Brunswick.
By Johanna S. Billings on June 24, 2016, at 2:40 p.m.
A Steuben man was arrested Wednesday after allegedly attacking another man with a “blackjack” type weapon.
By Johanna S. Billings on June 23, 2016, at 3:42 p.m.
Bicycling could mean business for the coastal Down East.
By Johanna S. Billings on June 22, 2016, at 5:41 p.m.
Crews are working this week to get the Kimball Hall site on the University of Maine at Machias campus ready for demolition.
By Johanna S. Billings on June 21, 2016, at 4:10 p.m.
Downeast EMS is celebrating its 15th anniversary — and the fact that it has overcome a number of financial problems.
By Johanna S. Billings on June 17, 2016, at 5:04 p.m.
“The bank certainly went above and beyond in this case.”
By Johanna S. Billings on June 16, 2016, at 2:47 p.m.
Machias voters Wednesday night elected to continue adding fluoride to the water for the intended purpose of fighting tooth decay.
By Johanna S. Billings on June 15, 2016, at 3:03 p.m.
Mini-grants can be used for expenses such as glasses, dentures, insurance deductibles and equipment such as wheelchairs and wheelchair ramps.
By Johanna S. Billings on June 14, 2016, at 2:32 p.m.
Renewed interest in and improvements at the airport prompted the area chamber of commerce to recognize members of the Machias Valley Airport Committee as volunteers of the year.
By Johanna S. Billings on June 13, 2016, at 4 p.m.
The Washington County Fund, which supports nonprofit organizations in the region, is celebrating 30 years.
By Johanna S. Billings on June 12, 2016, at 7:44 a.m.
The issue came up in January when resident Vince Roberts complained that adding fluoride to the water is dangerous.
By Johanna S. Billings on June 09, 2016, at 2:35 p.m.
Two Whiting residents were charged with drug trafficking after authorities executed a search warrant at their home on June 7.
By Johanna S. Billings on June 09, 2016, at 1:04 p.m.
Princeton firefighters are excited to have a new station without mold or leaks.
By Johanna S. Billings on June 07, 2016, at 6:28 p.m.
By Johanna S. Billings on June 03, 2016, at 6:43 a.m.
Crystal Hitchings, a board member for Gateway: Milbridge, announced Wednesday that the Maine Community Foundation awarded the group $10,000 toward the cost of a business plan.
By Johanna S. Billings on June 01, 2016, at 1:13 p.m.
Local police are asking anyone with information about a burglary at Viking Lumber to contact them.
By Johanna S. Billings on May 18, 2016, at 8:01 p.m.
Shead High School has been named one of 348 semifinalists nationwide for a $10 million XQ Super School prize.
By Johanna S. Billings on May 17, 2016, at 1:02 p.m.
Funeral home owner Jonathan McClure has successfully resuscitated a dying Machias Cemetery Association.
By Johanna S. Billings on May 16, 2016, at 7:08 a.m.
The Machias Bay Area Chamber of Commerce has relocated into a historic renovated train station owned by the town.
By Johanna S. Billings on May 13, 2016, at 2:27 p.m.
The couple became entrapped under a heavy piece of furniture, according to the Maine medical examiner’s office.