Record number run one-miler

by Phil Stuart

The 4th Annual Dale C. Lincoln Kids One-Mile Fun Run held on July 3 in Eastport drew a record number of participants this year.

Sixty-two young runners finished the Lincoln One-Miler named in honor of Dale C. Lincoln of Perry, an early pioneer in Washington county running who also is in the Maine Running Hall of Fame.

Andrew Burke of Pembroke covered the course in 6:08 with Tabor Helton and Lulu Calame finishing second and 3rd in 6:19 and 6:58.

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Grand screens “Contemporary Color”

See “Contemporary Color,” a documentary concert film combining high school color guards and today’s hottest musicians at The Grand in Ellsworth  on Tuesday, Aug. 8 at 7:30 p.m. “Contemporary Color” is the next film in the CineGrand series of great recent movies, many of them unseen on any screen in the area. 

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Painter to be featured at Steuben library

Linda Yaroch will be the August featured artist at the Henry D. Moore Library in Steuben.  

Yaroch was born in Chicago and started oil painting at the age of 12 in a small town in Southern New Jersey. She graduated from Hussian School of Art in Philadelphia. 

In 1976, she illustrated a book for the National Bicentennial Celebration in the city of Philadelphia. She also designed and constructed holiday interiors for the Rouse Corp. malls in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, illustrated children’s school textbooks, and worked with seniors in an art program.

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Robin Rier featured at Lubec Landmarks Gallery

The plein air landscapes of Maine artist Robin Rier will be featured at the Lubec Landmarks Mulholland Market Gallery from August 16-29. The opening reception, free and open to all, will be Saturday, August 19 from 5-7p.m. The Gallery is located on Water Street in Lubec.

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Frances Agnes Wyles - Nova Scotia

Wyles, Frances Agnes, age 90 of Digby, Nova Scotia passed away July 6, 2017 in Digby General Hospital. She was born in Lubec Maine, the youngest daughter of the late Howard and Theresa (Sullivan) Gardner. Frances attended the Halls Mills School and Washington Academy. She graduated from a High School in Connecticut as her parents went there to work for the war effort. She also graduated from Beauty school in Bangor.

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Barbara Colbeth Huntley - Bucks Harbor

Barbara Colbeth Huntley, age 88, went to be with her Lord and Savior and her heavenly family on July 25, 2017. She was born April 4, 1929, at home in Bucks Harbor, daughter of the late Leland C. Colbeth and Jeanette (Hooper) Colbeth.  She was a graduate of Washington Academy and was very proud that she attained the distinction of being Valedictorian of her class. After graduation, she moved for a short period of time to Portland to work and then moved back home where she rekindled a friendship with the man who became her loving husband (Richard Clark Huntley) of 57 years.

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Land Transfers by Deed July 14 through July 27, 2017

John D. Curtis, Trustee under the John D. Curtis Revocable Trust of Maitland, Florida to Christopher Curtis of Boulder, Colorado certain real property together with any improvements thereon located at Roque Bluffs described in a deed from Trustees of Edith Willy Family Trust

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Gardening girls celebrate

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The Maine “Coywolf” Ploy

by  V. Paul Reynolds

As former Maine deer biologist Gerry Lavigne reported recently in the SAM News, there has been a flurry of media coverage purporting that Maine’s Eastern coyote is getting larger and taking on more wolf-like characteristics. On TV, Bill Green’s Outdoors featured a segment and the Portland Press Herald carried a story by Diedre Fleming.

Is it true? Is our coyote, which started showing up in the 1940s, evolving into a new canid, one that is worthy of the new, catchy name, Coywolf?

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Wayward sunset

Legendary rock band Kansas performed last weekend at the Balsam Valley Amphitheatre in Cherryfield. The concert capped off a weekend of patriotic events sponsored by Wreaths Across America. Photo by Bill Kitchen.

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