Hands Across the Border ceremony set for 6 p.m. Atlantic on Wednesday on the Ferry Point Bridge


St. Stephen/Calais – The Hands Across the Border ceremony, which launches the 44th annual International Homecoming Festival, will take place Wednesday, Aug. 9 at 6 p.m. Atlantic on the Ferry Point Bridge.

St. Stephen Mayor Allan MacEachern said he’d like to see as many people as possible attend the brief ceremony to show their support for the festival, and the long abiding friendship between the two communities.