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Maine law abolishes civil asset forfeiture

WINTER HARBOR — A bill sponsored by state Rep. Billy Bob Faulkingham (R-Winter Harbor) has become law, effectively abolishing the practice of civil asset forfeiture, making Maine the fourth state in the country to do so. Civil asset forfeiture is a practice where a law enforcement agency can confiscate a...
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Machias Daily Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Machias: Wednesday, July 28: Mostly sunny during the day; while mostly clear then patchy fog overnight; Thursday, July 29: Mostly sunny then slight chance of rain showers during the day; while light rain likely overnight; Friday, July 30: Rain likely
Prospect Harbor, MEEllsworth American

Tracy Rice

Tracy Rice, 51, of Prospect Harbor, after suffering with patience and grace for 10 years invalided by multiple sclerosis (MS), joined her dear son Tanner Thibault in Heaven on July 21. Tracy was a graduate of Sumner Memorial High School. She loved spending time with family and friends. Some of her favorite places to go were Swamp Rest, the family’s hunting camp, and Camp Pickled, the family’s camp on Flanders Pond. She also loved to drive around Schoodic with the radio blasting. She said it helped her to work out her troubles.
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Stakeholders grapple with future of East Machias church

“What drives us today is this is a very serious problem, and a dangerous one to solve,” said Brian Pfeiffer, an independent architectural historian. “The church doesn’t have enough people or resources to maintain it, so the question is is there a group, or groups, that would recognize a shared community problem.”
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Survey pinpoints diesel prices around Machias

(MACHIAS, ME) You could be saving up to $0.00 per gallon on diesel in Machias, according to a recent price survey. The survey, which looked at prices across the Machias area on Tuesday, found that Irving at 8 Main Sthad the cheapest advertised diesel, at just $3.39 per gallon. By comparison, the most expensive station in the area was Irving at 8 Main St, which listed a per-gallon price of $3.39.
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Live events coming up in Machias

1. Board of Select-People’s Meeting via Zoom; 2. Looking Back and Looking Ahead: the Gulf of Maine's Lobster Fishery in a Warming Ocean; 3. Turkey Trot 5k; 4. Handbuilding Pottery August 18-September 22; 5. Concert in Milbridge: The Mike Levine Trio featuring Wendy Pederson;
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Machias Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Machias: Tuesday, July 27: Areas of fog then mostly sunny during the day; while scattered rain showers overnight; Wednesday, July 28: Slight chance of rain showers then mostly sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Thursday, July 29: Mostly
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Daily Weather Forecast For Machias

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Machias: Monday, July 26: Areas of fog then scattered showers and thunderstorms during the day; while scattered showers and thunderstorms then areas of fog overnight; Tuesday, July 27: Slight chance of rain showers then chance of showers and thunderstorms during
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Sumner school gym, courtyard to be named after local banks

SULLIVAN — The Regional School Unit 24 (RSU 24) Board of Directors unanimously approved July 20 naming the larger of the two gyms at the Charles M. Sumner Learning Campus, which is under construction behind the current Sumner Memorial High School, after First National Bank and the building’s courtyard after Bar Harbor Bank & Trust (BHBT).
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Wreaths Across America holds 3rd Annual Stem and Stone Race

COLUMBIA FALLS — Many people participated in Wreaths Across America’s 3rd Annual Stem and Stone Race Saturday in Columbia Falls. According to a press release from the organization’s leaders, the race was held on the tip lands of Maine where balsam is grown and harvested each year to make wreaths placed on the headstones of veterans for Wreaths Across America Day in December.
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House hunt Machias: See what’s on the market now

Whether you’re looking for a new home on acreage or a fixer-upper close to amenities, you can probably find a listing here to suit you: Finally! An affordable, deep waterfront home on the coast of Maine. You'll find this split level modified ranch down a quiet, country, well maintained,
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Machias Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Machias: Sunday, July 25: Light Rain; Monday, July 26: Areas of fog then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while slight chance of showers and thunderstorms then areas of fog overnight; Tuesday, July 27: Partly sunny then
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Dorothy J. Buckley

1927-2021-Dorothy Jean Buckley peacefully passed away on July 20, 2021, after a long illness. Jean, as she was best known, was born July 24, 1927, to Edward and Laura Dilmore in Rochester, N.Y. She lived her early years in Seneca Falls, N.Y. Jean graduated from Elizabeth Cady Stanton Elementary School in Seneca Falls, then continued on to graduate high school at Mynderse Academy in Seneca Falls. She went on to follow her passion in elementary education after graduating from Potsdam State Teachers College (now SUNY Potsdam). She worked as a teacher in New York state, a substitute teacher at Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School in New York and teacher’s aide at Gouldsboro Grammar School in Maine for many years.
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