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Look Good Feel Better cancer treatment classes

CALAIS, Maine — The American Cancer Society will offer a free community-based, national program, Look Good…Feel Better, to female cancer patients in active cancer treatment wishing to learn how to overcome the appearance-related effects of chemotherapy and radiation. The classes will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. March 17, May 19, and July 21, [...]

Scholarships available for nontraditional training

MACHIAS, Maine — The Sunrise County Economic Council (SCEC) has received continued support from the Eaton foundation for its Young Adult Scholarship Program. The program provides scholarships of up to $500 to help Washington County residents attend training or receive certification that will increase their employment and career advancement opportunities. To be eligible for a [...]

Rotary Club donates $1000 to Economic Council in memory of long time member

MACHIAS, Maine — Machias Rotary Club President Larry Finnegan presented the Sunrise County Economic council with a $1000 donation to its annual fundraising drive in memory of lone time Rotarian Ed Plissey, on Tuesday, Dec. 13. Plissey, served as the Council’s Chair from 2007-2010, recently passed away due to complications from an illness.¬† The Michias [...]

Church on the Hill monthly meeting to be held Dec. 27

ADDISON, Maine — The Friends of the Church on the Hill will hold their regular monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27, at the Addison Town Hall. The meeting will discuss the update to the work on the church roof, belfry and interior. Church membership will be $5 per year. Donations are always welcome. [...]

Leadership Institute accepting applications for 2012 class

MACHIAS, Maine — The Washington County Leadership Institute (WCLI) will be accepting applications for its 2012 class.¬† The Institute was founded in 1996 by the university of Maine at Machias and Sunrise County Economic Council to help local people develop their leadership skills to more effectively and directly impact Washington County’s future locally. The Institute [...]

Machias Church to Hold Pageant, Christmas Eve Service

MACHIAS, Maine — The Christmas story will come alive at Centre Street Congregational Church, United Church of Christ beginning at 1o:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 18.¬† worship service, which will feature the children‚Äôs Christmas pageant as well as the church‚Äôs senior bell choir. Both groups are directed by Christine Guy, director of music ministries. Also on [...]

Census workshop to be held Dec. 14

MACHIAS, Maine — A free workshop, ” Your Community By The Numbers” will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Dec. 14, offered¬† at three locations. The locations are as follows: Sunrise County Economic Council, 1 Stackpole Road in Machias; Northern Maine Development Commission, 11 W. Presque Isle Road in Caribou; and Washington County [...]


BAILEYVILLE, Maine — The annual Wreaths Across America ceremony will begin at 11:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, at the Peoples United Methodist Church, in the Village of Woodland. The ceremony will honor veterans, active service and MIAs and POWs. Following the ceremony, wreaths will be placed for each military branch, MIAs and POWs, at the [...]

Cultural Enrichment Day to be held Dec. 13

CALIAS, Maine — A Cultural Enrichment Day will be held, that showcases artistic talents of friends and family members of the Passamaquoddy tribal students, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13, in the assembly room, at the Washington County Community College. Artists from Indian Township will be on campus for this day-long event. [...]

Upcoming Events in Lubec Area

LUBEC, Maine — Lubec‚Äôs 3rd annual Christmas Parade of Lights will be held at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, on Main St. Registration will begin at 5 p.m. behind the Lubec School. Best in Show: $200 Most Holiday Spirit : $150 and Most Comical: $150. Parade Route: Starting behind the Lubec School on South Street, [...]