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Annual Holiday Market - November 25, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., at Eastport Art Center

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Auditions for Stage East New Year’s show, November 28, 7 p.m., Eastport Arts Center. Questions: brian@schuth.com.

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Court News

Ryan M. Grant of East Machias, Maine: Operate while license suspended or revoked, prior on June 30, 2017 in Cherryfield. SNTC Date 8/8//2017, Fine $500. GLTY.

Channon J. Jones of Trescott TWP, Maine: Possessing lobster beyond minimum or maximum on June 22, 2017 in Lubec. SNTC Date: 8/2/2017, Fine $2,200. GLTY.

Dennis W. Sargent Jr. of Steuben, Maine: Burning prohibited material on June 5, 2017 in Steuben. SNTC Date: 8/8/2017, Fine $250. GLTY.

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Volunteer firefighters contain Marshfield forest fire

 

by Sarah Craighead Dedmon

Midday reports of smoke in a Marshfield forest led area fire departments to investigate on the ground while the Maine Forest Service investigated from the air. The fire was located on a section of land operated by Wagner Forest Management, and spread to cover roughly six acres. Marshfield Fire Chief Daniel Bowker said the fire was caused by a logging operation.

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Tigers, Devils cross-country winners

 

by Phil Stuart

The Shead High School Tigers and Calais High School Blue Devils were the team winners at the Annual Calais High School Cross Country Invitation at Moosehorn Refuge on Sept. 26.

The Shead girls edged the Narraguagus Knights by the narrowest of margins 35 to 36 while Washington Academy finished a distant 3rd at 72 followed by Machias at 103. Calais and Jonesport-Beals had no team scores.

Sophia McVicar of Calais took individual honors with a winning time of 19:28 as she led a field of 21 runners over the 2.9 mile course.

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Court News

Chad Hanning of Addison, Maine: 1.) Domestic violence assault on November 29, 2016 in Steuben. DISO. 2.) Domestic violence assault on November 29, 2016 in Steuben. DISO.

Adam Flint Harriman II of Bangor, Maine: Theft by receiving stolen property on October 10, 2015 in Topsfield. SNTC Date 8/23/2017, Washington County Jail 1 year all but 14 days suspended, stayed 8/25/2017, probation 1 year. Restitution $748. GLTY.

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Community Calendar

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Church Supper — Cherryfield Congregational Church Fellowship Hall (River Road, Cherryfield), October 11. Dinner served at 5:30 p.m. (Doors open at 5 p.m.).

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Traditional New England Contra and square dance — Saturday, October 14 at 6 p.m. Music by O’McCrelli, pot luck refreshments. Crow Town Gallery, 406 South Lubec Road, Lubec. Call A. Briggs at 733-228- for more information.

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Movie -- 6 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Henry D. Moore Library and Community Center, Steuben. Showing “Casper.” Free admission. Refreshments sold by donation. FMI: www.moorelibrary.org.

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Turkey Dinner - Church Supper -  Cherryfield Congregational Church Fellowship Hall (River Road, Cherryfield), October 11. Dinner served at 5:30 p.m. (Doors open at 5 p.m.).

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Ham supper — Saturday, Sept. 30, at 5 p.m., Christian Temple Church, Lubec.

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Verizon Wireless disconnects Downeast

by Sarah Craighead Dedmon

Two years after Verizon Wireless announced its expansion into eastern Hancock and Washington Counties, Downeast customers received letters stating that their Verizon contracts would be cancelled effective Oct. 17. 

Downeast customers are not the only ones receiving these notices. According to Verizon spokesperson David Weissman, 213 customers and 455 lines have been cut here in Washington County this month, but a total of 8,500 consumers in 13 states will also lose their Verizon service—19,000 lines in all.

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‘Downeast Cowboy’ named finalist in outdoor adventure film contest

by Sarah Craighead Dedmon

James Hubisz and Kelly Hinkle are the men behind the mask of Downeast Cowboy, an online filmmaking venture that has grown in popularity since 2011 when they made their first video showcasing Washington County. 

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