In Jonesport and Beals, the Moosabec Ambulance Service has submitted budget requests for 2023 that tripled the amounts sought and raised last year.
Nancy Beal's newspaper career started as editor of her high school paper. After graduating from Vassar in 1962, she worked in Time magazine's research department. In 1964, she moved to Maine, joined Down East Magazine's editorial staff, and then freelanced for several mid-coast papers. She was a regular contributor to the Cutler-based Downeast Coastal Press from 1987-2014, when it retired, and has continued writing for the Machias Valley News Observer ever since.