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By Lura Jackson   Being in poverty is a sadly familiar situation for many families in Washington County. Economically speaking, the area has long been challenged to provide its residents with steady, reliable work, particularly in recent decades when the structure of families and the... + continue reading
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Santa and the Lioness elves wish to thank everyone who contributed to making the Calais Christmas parade and its festivities afterwards a wonderful success. More than 30 businesses joined in the parade and over 100 children came to see Santa and Mrs. Claus in the park. (Photo by Kaileigh Deacon... + continue reading
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By Lura Jackson   Residents of Washington County will soon have access to a dramatically improved sleep lab and pulmonology center at Calais Regional Hospital [CRH] as a result of the hiring of Dr. Francis Lee. Triple board-certified in pulmonary, sleep, and internal medicine, Dr. Lee brings... + continue reading
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By Lura Jackson   Scenic downtown Calais has been graced by a new sight: a nativity scene in Heritage Park. The scene was built and erected through the efforts of volunteers from two churches, using figurines from a third church in Eastport. It was completed on Friday, December 1st. “We... + continue reading
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[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"3218","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"510","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"680"}}]] The Calais Middle High School Band was a wonderful musical addition to the parade. As usual the band sounded great. Led by Christine... + continue reading

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By Lura Jackson   Being in poverty is a sadly familiar situation for many families in Washington County. Economically speaking, the area has long been challenged to provide its residents with steady, reliable work, particularly in recent decades when the structure of families and the available resources have been changing and the cost of... + continue reading
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By Lura Jackson   The winter season always comes with increased need for households of all sizes in Eastern Washington County as heating costs vie for the same limited resources that barely keep some families going during the summer months. In Calais and Baileyville, two food pantries are regularly helping households offset their needs by... + continue reading
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Santa and the Lioness elves wish to thank everyone who contributed to making the Calais Christmas parade and its festivities afterwards a wonderful success. More than 30 businesses joined in the parade and over 100 children came to see Santa and Mrs. Claus in the park. (Photo by Kaileigh Deacon). See more parade photos on page 8, 21 and 28. + continue reading
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By Lura Jackson   Residents of Washington County will soon have access to a dramatically improved sleep lab and pulmonology center at Calais Regional Hospital [CRH] as a result of the hiring of Dr. Francis Lee. Triple board-certified in pulmonary, sleep, and internal medicine, Dr. Lee brings with him a demonstrable passion for addressing... + continue reading

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By Lura Jackson   Being in poverty is a sadly familiar situation for many families in Washington County. Economically speaking, the area has long been challenged to provide its residents with... + continue reading

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Laurie Pike piketaxcollector@gmail.com   The Select Board meeting for Saturday, December 16th has been cancelled due to the upcoming Christmas holiday and travel plans by members.  The... + continue reading

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By Sally Doten, September 25, 2001   In 2001, the Second Baptist Church building burned down. At the time, congregation member Sally Doten wrote this letter to the editor to share her thoughts... + continue reading

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  Calais Celtic Concerts will present Ireland's hot young Trad/Pop/Folk band Ruaile Buaile, (pronounced: Roo-lee ah, Boo lee ah) in concert at The Calais High School, Saturday night of The... + continue reading

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