By Johanna S. Billings on April 27, 2016, at 4:31 p.m.
The Town of Machias has gone into cyberspace, joining about 325 municipalities in Maine that have their own websites.
By Johanna S. Billings on April 27, 2016, at 1:59 p.m.
“It is burning pretty aggressively in overgrown blueberry brush and white pine,” Regional Forest Ranger Jeff Currier said.
By Jean Williams on April 27, 2016, at 8:47 a.m.
Saturday, May 7, 2016 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Sawyer Memorial Congregational Church, Sawyer Square, Jonesport, ME For more information: 2074972289 JONESPORT, Maine — Hand in Hand Fellowship will hold a baked bean supper 4-6 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at Sawyer Memorial Congregational Church, Sawyer Square. The menu will …
By Johanna S. Billings on April 26, 2016, at 4:30 p.m.
The University of Maine at Machias and Washington County Community College are working together to bring more academic choices to students at both institutions.
By Johanna S. Billings on April 26, 2016, at 12:23 p.m.
A local businessman is organizing a community group he hopes will educate children about the dangers of drugs and alcohol.
By Johanna S. Billings on April 26, 2016, at 6:18 a.m.
In an effort to save money, 25 to 30 children in Washington County will be sent to school in Edmunds next year.
By Johanna S. Billings on April 23, 2016, at 7:20 p.m.
Firefighters from Machias, East Machias, Marshfield and Cutler participated in the training exercise.
By Jen Lynds on April 22, 2016, at 5:33 p.m.
Following the warmest winter on record in the Caribou area, officials at the National Weather Service in Caribou said Friday that warmer than normal spring and summer temperatures likely are on tap for Maine as well.
By Johanna S. Billings on April 21, 2016, at 4 p.m.
The 16-year-old boy allegedly attempted to break into an abandoned house the first night he was missing.
By Jen Lynds on April 20, 2016, at 2:25 p.m.
The conditions are dry as a result of it having not rained in much of Maine for “eight or nine days,” Todd Foisy said.
By Judy Harrison on April 19, 2016, at 5:41 p.m.
The former environmental director for the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court to one year of probation for embezzling more than $25,000 over six years.
By Johanna S. Billings on April 19, 2016, at 3:51 p.m.
The Centre Street Congregational Church is in the midst of getting a facelift.
By Johanna S. Billings on April 18, 2016, at 2:25 p.m.
“I think [the building] will more than pay for itself.”
By Johanna S. Billings on April 18, 2016, at 2:15 p.m.
Route 1 will be closed from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday as Machias firefighters torch a dilapidated house.
By Dawn Gagnon on April 17, 2016, at 4:08 p.m.
It was reported that the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency also was on its way.
on April 14, 2016, at 10:01 a.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — On March 30, 2016, Maine Sen. David Burns welcomed members of Cub Scout Troop 139, Boy Scout Troop 139, and Venture Scout Troop 139 to the State House on March 30. All of the Scout troops are sponsored by the Cherryfield Congregational Church. Pictured, but not in order, are: Thomas Ray-Smith, …
By Johanna S. Billings on April 13, 2016, at 2:35 p.m.
Three people were charged with heroin-related offenses Wednesday after the seizure of a significant amount of heroin Tuesday night in Perry.
By Johanna S. Billings on April 12, 2016, at 10:58 p.m.
A group of fourth-graders from Calais Elementary School visited the Washington County Courthouse.
By Dawn Gagnon on April 12, 2016, at 6:48 p.m.
A Bangor woman pleaded guilty to maintaining a drug-involved premises during a hearing on Tuesday in U.S. District Court. Laura Lyons, 30, was among five people arrested in September 2015 in connection with a heroin trafficking operation at the home on Essex Street she shared with her …
By Johanna S. Billings on April 11, 2016, at 11:09 a.m.
A woman who was rescued with her two young children from Fox Pond in Hancock County Saturday has been charged with operating a motor vehicle after suspension of her license.