Job Notice

The Machias Valley News Observer is looking for a motivated sales person to handle full-time ad sales in Washington County.

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Jay Everett Wilkinson - Machiasport

Jay Everett “Wilkie” Wilkinson, 86, passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018 of heart failure, at his home in Machiasport, Maine. 

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Community Calendar

Upcoming events

Basketball Clinic at Narraguagus Gym- Intramural Athletics will be offering a free Basketball Clinic on March 4 and March 11 at the Narraguagus Gym for grades K-6. Grades K-2 time is 4 – 5 p.m. and Grades 3-6 time is 5:15 to 7 pm. For more information, call Dan at 461-9090 or Mindy at 461-8878.

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High School One Act Review, $5 admission to benefit schools. March 7, 6 p.m.,

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Monthly Play Reading with Stage East, free. March 3, 2-4 p.m.,

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Narraguagus Snowmobile Club- The Narraguagus Snowmobile Club will hold their next public bean & casserole supper on March 3 at the club house in Cherryfield at 5:30 p.m.

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Sunday Afternoons at the EAC presents the Shead High School Music Program with jazz and rock music and discussion, free.March 4, 3 p.m.

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Open Mic Night, family friendly; free admission; February 24, 6-8 p.m., 4th Saturday all types of performers welcome. Sponsored by Dastardly Dick’s Wicked Good Coffee and Dastardly Dick’s Dog Boarding & Care. Info: alison@eastportartscenter.org, Eastport Arts Center.

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Notice of 2018 Republican Caucus

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The Henry D. Moore Library and Community Center in Steuben will show “Beauty and the Beat” 6 p.m.  Friday, February 9.  Admission is free and yummy refreshments are sold by donation. For more information, visit www.moorelibrary.org

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Editor's Desk

Michael Wight of the Maine Department of Transportation has confirmed that he is scheduling another public hearing concerning the Machias dike. The hearing will be held in late February or early March, and will likely be held at UMM to accomodate a large audience. The hearing will address possibilities for replacing the dike with a structure that could prevent or limit flooding in part of Machias’ 100-year floodplain. You’ll find the details in this paper when they’re available.

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Stage East monthly play reading, all welcome, Eastport Arts Center.

February 3, 2-4 p.m., 

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Annual International Dinner, a fundraiser for Eastport Arts Center, info: chris@eastportartscenter.org, 853-4650 or at eastportartscenter.org. February 3, 6 p.m., 

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Sunday Afternoons at the EAC presents: an art talk by Jon Bragdon, free, Eastport Arts Center.

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Healthy Acadia and WCCC offer free healthy cooking class for students

Healthy Acadia is thrilled to offer a free six-class “Cooking Matters” series in partnership with Washington County Community College on Tuesdays beginning Jan. 30 and continuing through March 13. The series is specially designed for those struggling with a tight food budget who are looking for healthier options. Classes will offer participants an opportunity to learn about easy ways to prepare healthy, delicious meals and stretch food dollars.

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Community Calendar

St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church,  Dublin Hill, Machias. Services, 9 a.m. April through November; 9:30 a.m. December through March. FMI: 207-259-3328 or staidansmachias.org.

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Beals Wesleyan Church, Elm Street, Beals. 10 a.m. Sunday school; 11 a.m. worship; 6 p.m. evangelistic hour. Wednesday 6 p.m. prayer time. Pastor Nick Wilson, 207-497-2262 or 207-530-0567.

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