January 2013

Wed
30
Jan

Calais Recreation Schedule

Wed. 1/30

5/6 Basketball Playoffs Husson vs. Maine 4:00 

@ Rec Center

Thurs. 1/31 

Tiny Tots Play Group 10:00-12:00 @ Rec Center

3/4 Basketball Championship 4:00 @ Rec Center

K-2 Cheering 4:00-5:00 @ CES

3-8 Cheering 6:00-7:30 @ CES

Fri. 2/1

3-8 Cheering 6:00-7:30 @ CES

Sat. 2/2

Wed
30
Jan

Woodland Rec. News & Notes

ELEMENTARY BASKETBALL / CHEERING: 

Players are to double check their schedules for game & practice times. F.M.I. contact the Rec. Dept.

JR. HIGH BB LEAGUE (GR. 6 / 8): 

Wed
30
Jan

Woodland Rec. Calendar

THURS. JAN.  31

3:00 pm: Elem. BB, Bulls, WES Gym 

4:30 pm: Elem. BB, Heat, WES Gym 

6:00 pm: “Zumba”, Ages 13 & UP; WES Gym

FRI. FEB. 1

3:30 pm: Elem. BB, Bulls / Lakers, WES Gym 

SAT. FEB. 2

9:00 am: Gr. 6 / 8 Co-Ed Basketball League, Playoffs:

 Bowdoin / Colby; WHS 

Wed
30
Jan

Calais Recreation Department Announcement

The Calais Recreation Department is pleased to announce the selection of Rick Roussel as the 2013 recipient of the Mike McPherson Volunteer of the Year Award. Rick has devoted countless hours and over twenty-years to the youth of our Community – congratulations Rick for your well deserved honor! (Rec. Photo)

Wed
30
Jan

High School Basketball Lady Blue Devils Earn #1 Slot In East

CHS GIRLS - 

Wed
30
Jan

Join the Pink Zone

Raise Awareness About Breast Cancer Detection

Wed
30
Jan

Wrestlers at PVC

 

Anthony Soto earns third place at the PVC wrestling championships Saturday in Bucksport. (Raider Photo)









Wed
30
Jan

January 25 Marked Public Launch of 2013 Annual Daffodil Days Campaign

Topsham, ME – The American Cancer Society is celebrating the hope of spring today with a public launch of its annual Daffodil Days fundraising campaign.

Wed
30
Jan

Self-Publishing Seminar for Aspiring Authors

MACHIAS – Stephen L Blythe, DO, author, Osteopathic family physician and nutritionist practicing at DECH Medical Associates in Machias, will present a free two-hour seminar on Publishing your own Book on February 2nd from 1pm to 3pm in Science 102, UMM.

Wed
30
Jan

A Story and a Recipe

By Dorothy Johnson

This last spell of cold weather reminded me of the stories my folks used to tell about “the old days.”  According to them, the winters were more severe;  the snow banks were higher; the cold was colder and every winter lasted longer than the winter before.  

Wed
30
Jan

13th Annual WCCC Polar Bear Dip

Washington County Community College Student Senate President Christine Phillips (left), along with members of the Student Senate, present awards to the winners of the 13th annual Polar Bear Dip design contest. Third place winner, Victoria Webber and second place winner Amber Sode, both students at the college, show off their designs.

Wed
30
Jan

UMM to Host Forum on Gun Rights, School Security, Mental Health, and Culture

MACHIAS, Maine – Amid national debate over gun control following the deadly Newtown, Conn., school shooting, the University of Maine at Machias will host a public discussion on policy issues relating to gun rights, school security, mental health, and culture. The forum will take place at 6:30 p.m.

Wed
30
Jan

JUANITA M. PANTANELLA

Princeton – Juanita M. Pantanella, 99, passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at a Lincoln nursing home.  Juanita was born in Calais on June 19, 1913.  She owned and operated Lakeview Theater in Princeton and enjoyed playing Beano, working in the yard, traveling.

Wed
30
Jan

MICHAEL W. MILBURN

Calais – Michael William Milburn, 61, passed away unexpectedly Monday, January 28, 2013 in Calais.  Michael was born in Calais on May 13, 1951, son of the late Alvin and Priscilla (Chambers) Milburn.  He attended Woodland High School and worked at Georgia Pacific for one year, and started M&M Contractors, which is now owned and operated by his son.

Wed
30
Jan

WCCC Frosty Fun in February Day

CALAIS - The Frosty Fun in February Day is back and the Washington County Community College staff is gearing up and planning an exciting day for everyone.

The annual event runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge. 

Interested in learning how to snowshoe? Well, this is your time.

Wed
30
Jan

Trouble on the Horizon as Cancer Screenings Decline?

Mike Clifford - Maine News Service

Wed
30
Jan

ELLEN S. HOWE

ELLEN S. HOWE

Cooper – Ellen Stanhope Howe, 83, passed away Friday, January 25, 2013 at a Bangor hospital.

Wed
30
Jan

Calais Free Library Children’s Area

You are invited to come and play at the Calais Free Library children’s area.  We have lots of great toys for little boys and girls. 
 Come in and discover our play area equipped with
 
-its own little playhouse 
 
-a play kitchen area complete with pretend food and dishes 
 
Wed
30
Jan

Abbe, a Prized American Cocker Spaniel

By Dorothy Johnson

Wed
30
Jan

Chief Donahue Leaving Baileyville for Sheriff’s Office

 

Baileyville Chief of Police Shawn Donahue is taking the position of Chief Deputy for the Washington County Sheriff’s Department. Shawn has a total of 17 years in law enforcement with approximately 14 of them in service to Baileyville. (Photo by Dorothy Johnson).




Wed
30
Jan

John Larkin Named Baileyville Town Manager

John Larkin, Woodland High School graduate in 1987, has accepted the position as Baileyville Town Manager. He will begin on Monday, February 11. (Submitted photo).







Wed
30
Jan

RCMP Investigating Use of Counterfeit Money in St. Stephen

By Michael Dougherty

Wed
30
Jan

Baileyville Council Prepares For Budget

Baileyville Councilors met on Monday evening, January 28. Left to right Dick Gayton, Craig Croman, Thurman Roberts and Chair Tim Call. (Photo by Gwen Clark).





Wed
30
Jan

Calais District Court

Joshue D. Berry of Calais, ME. Violating condition of release. Washington County Jail 48 hours.

Joseph W. Burke of Whitby. Rule violation operate with intoxicating beverage. Fine $100. Rule violation operating after disqualified. Fine $500.

Cynthia Roseann Coffin of Princeton, ME. Domestic violence assault. Dismissed.

Wed
30
Jan

Troop J Report

This week Troop J responded to 111 calls for service. The following are noteworthy complaints:

1-21-13

Trooper Kim Sawyer assisted Border Patrol in the parking lot of the Princeton Circle K. As a result, Trooper Sawyer summonsed Michael S. Blash (31) for OAS Class E.

1-23-13

Wed
30
Jan

Baileyville Police Report

The Baileyville Police Department had another relatively quiet week dealing with domestic dispute, accident report, vehicle stops and two arrests.

Wed
30
Jan

Calais Police Report

Corey Smith, 21, of Robbinston was arrested 1/22/13 on North Street for violations of conditions of release.

Jenna Hicks, 22, of Calais was summonsed 1/23/13 on Monroe Street for sale use of drug paraphernalia.

Jenna Hicks, 22, of Calais was summonsed 1/23/13 on Monroe Street for possession of usable amount of marijuana.

Wed
30
Jan

Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll

Left to Right: Kathy Smith for the Calais Special Ed Program, Grand Knight Gary Madore, Charity Williams for the Woodland and Princeton Special Ed Programs, Troy Donovan and Janna Gillespie for the Beckett Center and Program Director Tom MacDonald giving out the checks to the local recipients.

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