By Judy Harrison on June 27, 2016, at 11:19 a.m.
Smith still faces misdemeanor charges of reckless conduct and driving to endanger in connection with a Jan. 6, 2015, incident in Lubec with a woman he had previously accused of assaulting him.
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 Nok-Noi Ricker on June 24, 2016, at 1:54 p.m.
Superintendent Joanne Harriman announced Wednesday that she is leaving her post of three years for one that is closer to her coastal home.
By Johanna S. Billings on June 23, 2016, at 3:42 p.m.
Bicycling could mean business for the coastal Down East.
By Matthew Stone on June 23, 2016, at 6:16 a.m.
Documents obtained by the BDN show the state has spent at least $7.8 million in federal welfare funds in ways that run afoul of the law.
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.
on June 22, 2016, at 7:21 a.m.
We all try to emulate our parents in one way or another. Whether it is with subtle elements of our personalities, or attempting to follow one of them in their footsteps, such as an occupation. We strive to succeed by following their examples and guidance in pursuit of a better …
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.”
on June 17, 2016, at 4:53 p.m.
Calais Regional Hospital To Dakota Close and Brent Delnicki, Baileyville, a son, Carter William Delnicki, on Feb. 2, 2016. To Justine and Patrick Means, Pembroke, a daughter, Natalie Grace Means, on Feb. 14, 2016. To Jamie and William Delnicki, Baileyville, a son, Alexander William Delnicki, on Feb. 18, 2016. …
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.
on June 14, 2016, at 12:38 p.m.
Saturday, June 25, 2016 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Location: Cherryfield Congregational Church fellowship hall, 12 River Road, Cherryfield, Maine CHERRYFIELD, Maine — Cherryfield Congregational Church will hold a breakfast 7-9 a.m. Saturday, June 25, at the church’s fellowship hall, 12 River Road. The menu will include sausage, scrambled eggs and …
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.
on June 13, 2016, at 2:07 p.m.
Everyone likes a good meal and an opportunity for great conversation. Here in Downeast, Maine and pretty much across the state, it is easy to get both at the same time. You may even find yourself impacting a community by funding a cause, or supporting a family in need. The …
By Ryan McLaughlin on June 13, 2016, at 11:25 a.m.
Numerous vigils are scheduled throughout the state Monday in memory of victims of the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, over the weekend.
THE FISH BOWL
on June 12, 2016, at 8:42 p.m.
I originally planned a detailed and thoughtful first post, but life has become beyond crazy. In an attempt to ease out of an unfortunate writing slump I thought I’d try a cathartic blog post. Bear with me, folks. The last week of school has finally arrived. Thoughts of finals, goodbyes, and …
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.