Articles by Sharon Kiley Mack

 
Downtown Calais.

As people leave Calais, city seeks answers

By Sharon Kiley Mack on Oct. 04, 2011, at 7:40 p.m.
In this undated image provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Andy Plauck, with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, holds an American eel taken from the Osage River in Missouri. The Obama administration is taking steps to extend federal protections to hundreds of animals and plants, including the American eel, across the country, compelled by a pair of recent legal settlements that targeted species mired in bureaucratic limbo even as they inch toward potential extinction.

American eel considered for endangered species status

By Sharon Kiley Mack on Oct. 04, 2011, at 4:36 p.m.

WCCC unveils walkway memorial to honor veterans

By Sharon Kiley Mack on Oct. 03, 2011, at 5:26 p.m.

NYU dentists return to Washington County

By Sharon Kiley Mack on Sept. 29, 2011, at 4:11 p.m.

Machias Selectmen set special town meeting to deal with paving costs

By Sharon Kiley Mack on Sept. 29, 2011, at 3:48 p.m.
Hunting guide Bill Dereszewski (background) and the victim's uncle Leonard Luker (foreground) weigh the bear that bit Paul Lyndon McFalls in Marion Township Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011.

Bear bites hunter in leg in Washington County

By Sharon Kiley Mack on Sept. 29, 2011, at 12:13 p.m.
Franklin Perry

Jonesport man arrested in string of burglaries

By Sharon Kiley Mack on Sept. 28, 2011, at 6:12 p.m.

Baileyville expands its landfill and industrial park

By Sharon Kiley Mack on Sept. 27, 2011, at 7:01 p.m.

Washington County commissioners trying to minimize budget increase

By Sharon Kiley Mack on Sept. 27, 2011, at 6:59 p.m.

Baileyville nears settlement with school employees in lawsuit

By Sharon Kiley Mack on Sept. 27, 2011, at 6:20 p.m.
First Lady Ann LePage talks about Washington County possibilities with Lisa Holmes of Bar Harbor Bank and Trust (center) and Ruth Leubecker of the Eastern Area Agency on Aging at a Machias Bay Area Chamber of Commerce forum Thursday evening. More than two dozen local women addressed LePage, talking about the county's challenges and successes. "When you say good night to the Governor," Barbara Drisko of the Washington County Development Authority told LePage, "please tell him how great we are."

Down East business owners share successes with Ann LePage

By Sharon Kiley Mack on Sept. 22, 2011, at 8:22 p.m.

Michaud introduces bill to designate 13 coastal islands as wilderness

By Sharon Kiley Mack on Sept. 21, 2011, at 5:38 p.m.

Washington County Development Authority to expand its role

By Sharon Kiley Mack on Sept. 21, 2011, at 2:48 p.m.

Machias woman completes thru-hike of Appalachian Trail

By Sharon Kiley Mack on Sept. 21, 2011, at 12:03 p.m.

Mass. man indicted in daylight burglary Down East

By Sharon Kiley Mack on Sept. 20, 2011, at 2:59 p.m.
POLL QUESTION
Janice Minson, one of the owners of Calkins Farm Stand in Hampden, carries pumpkins to a customer's car on Monday, Sept. 19, 2011. Minson says that Calkins grow about 90% of the pumpkins they sell and that despite having to replant twice early in the season due to wet conditions, this year's pumpkins are large and plentiful.

Plenty of pumpkins in Maine patches

By Sharon Kiley Mack on Sept. 19, 2011, at 4:36 p.m.

Army Corps of Engineers begins Addison bridge feasibility study

By Sharon Kiley Mack on Sept. 18, 2011, at 6:52 p.m.

Baileyville pulp mill to get natural gas with $12M conversion

By Sharon Kiley Mack on Sept. 18, 2011, at 5:36 p.m.

Machias selectmen to hire additional police officers

By Sharon Kiley Mack on Sept. 14, 2011, at 7:57 p.m.

Building to be named for man who died outside Down East hospital

By Sharon Kiley Mack on Sept. 13, 2011, at 6:31 p.m.