April 2013

Thu
25
Apr

Alexander/Crawford

Linda Richardson 

454-0332

 

Thu
25
Apr

Calais American Legion

Michael McLean

454-3435

 

Sat
20
Apr

Final Suspect Captured

The final bombing suspect was captured around 7 PM  Friday night, alive but wounded. After five days of terror and danger, police finally located bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev  hiding in a boat in suburban backyard.

Fri
19
Apr

Bombing Suspect Remains At Large

One suspect remains at large in the Boston Marathon bombing that killed three and injured over 170 .

Thu
18
Apr

Boston FBI office releases photos on bombing suspect

If you have any information on these suspects please call the FBI at 1-800-CALL-FBI press #3.

To submit images if your were at the Boston Marathon, please go to their submission website:

https://bostonmarathontips.fbi.gov/

Suspect #1

Thu
18
Apr

Governor LePage Issues Statement on Boston Marathon Explosions

Border security tightens as officers check drivers for recent ties to Boston. Due to two bombs that were detonated at the finish line of Monday’s Boston Marathon, anyone passing into Canada will be asked if they have recently come from the Boston area. The bombing resulted in three deaths and dozens of injuries. (Photo by Amy Jeanroy).

Thu
18
Apr

New Main Street Business Opens

By Jayna Smith


Thu
18
Apr

Calais City Council Holds Public Meeting With Main Street Property And Business Owners

By Gwen Clark

 

Thu
18
Apr

Baileyville Police Report

The Baileyville police were busy last week responding to calls for harassment, violation of bail conditions, theft, domestic violence, criminal mischief and paper services.

On April 9, police were called to the Waste Water Treatment Plant where a door had been kicked in. This incident is under investigation.

Thu
25
Apr

Calais High School

Quinn Sluzenski

 

The last week of April had a sleepy start as students returned from April break, telling stories of vacations that spanned to Florida and beyond.  Now firmly in the final quarter of school, the school year is picking up pace as students must prepare for next year.

Thu
25
Apr

Robbinston

Kathy Mekelburg

454-0654

 

There was an accident at the school on Monday, April 12th. A car lost control and smashed into the glass doors at the entrance to the school. All the kids had gone home, so no one was hurt and  the doors have been replaced in time for school on the 22nd.

Thu
25
Apr

Meddybemps

Dawn Winchester

 

Hello! It is so nice to have lots of sunshine! My daffodils are finally in full bloom and I love seeing and hearing all the birds and other spring sights.

Thu
25
Apr

Calais

Sharon Frost

454-3339

 

April 26 - National Arbor Day (USA)

Thu
25
Apr

Grand Lake Stream

Dave McCullough

 

Thu
25
Apr

NHS Induction at Calais High School

By Quinn Sluzenski.

 

Leadership.  Scholarship.  Service.  Character.  These are the four characteristics that students must excel in if they wish to join National Honor Society, a prestigious and long-standing organization.  On March 26th, seven students were inducted into the Calais High School chapter, led by English teacher Brandi Cline.

Thu
25
Apr

Official Visitation Of The Vice President Of The Rebekah Assembly Of Maine

Riverside Rebekah Lodge #140 of Baileyville recently hosted the official visitation of the Vice President of the Rebekah Assembly of Maine.  A delicious supper was served by the  Rebekahs, assisted by members of the National Honor Society.

Thu
25
Apr

Baileyville

Dorothy Johnson

 

Thu
25
Apr

Robbinston

Kathy Mekelburg

454-0654

 

There was an accident at the school on Monday, April 12th. A car lost control and smashed into the glass doors at the entrance to the school. All the kids had gone home, so no one was hurt and  the doors have been replaced in time for school on the 22nd.

Thu
25
Apr

Cooper

Arline Flood

454-3347

 

Thu
25
Apr

Pembroke News

Dust off those bats, balls and gloves! The official opening of the new Pembroke baseball field will take place on May 11, 2013 at 1 p.m. and everyone is invited to help celebrate.  The new field is located on Liberty Hill Road on the site of the former Pembroke High School ball field, right next to the Fire Department.

Thu
18
Apr

Calais Police Report

John Burke, 21, of Princeton was arrested 4/5/2013 on North Street for a warrant.

Sean Stinson, 41, of Princeton was arrested 4/2/2013 for North Street on a warrant.

Bradley Sapiel, 33, of Calais was summonsed 4/7/2013 on Washington Street for O.A.S.

Thu
18
Apr

Maine Making Bid to Be Third State to Legalize Marijuana

By Michael Dougherty

 

On November 6, 2012, Colorado and Washington became the first and second states to legalize the sale and possession of cannabis (marijuana) for recreational use since the Marijuana Tax Act of 1937. Maine may be the third.

Thu
18
Apr

2012 MWSA Merit Award

Presented by:  Wdn. Joe McBrine

Thu
18
Apr

New Committee Brings New Insight for International Homecoming Festival

By Jayna Smith

Thu
18
Apr

Rep. Cassidy to Hold Public Office Hours

Rep. Katherine Cassidy, D-Lubec, will hold her “Coffee and Conversation” hours throughout her district beginning Saturday, April 27 from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Liberty Café in Eastport. Cassidy will also be at the Bluebird Ranch Restaurant in Machias from 8 to 11 a.m on May 11 and at the Whiting Store in Whiting from 8 to 11 a.m. on May 25.

Thu
18
Apr

Ward MacDonald with Andrea Beaton, Celtic Fiddles Show

Calais Celtic Concerts will present a night of Celtic Fiddles, Song, Stories and Piano. Featuring the fiddles of Andrea Beaton of Cape Breton and Ward MacDonald of P.E.I., at the Knights of Columbus Hall, in Calais Maine, on Sunday night April 21st, at 6:00 PM American, 7:00 PM Canadian time.

Thu
18
Apr

Community Calendar

APRIL 17: St. Croix International Quilters will be meeting at the Methodists Homes rec center on Palmer St. in Calais at 6:00 p.m. Public welcomed. Refreshments served.

APRIL 17: Diabetic Education and Support Group will meet at 6:00 p.m. in the CRH Health Services Building “Old Facility.” FMI contact Shelly Bodkin at 454-7608. 

Thu
18
Apr

New Books at Calais Free Library

• The Perfect Ghost by Linda Barnes “Delivers a delicious twist – Outstanding.” – Booklist

• Tapestry of fortunes by Elizabeth Berg “Elizabeth Berg’s gift as a storyteller lies most powerfully in her ability to find the extraordinary in the ordinary, the remarkable in the everyday.” - The Boston Globe

Thu
18
Apr

Scheduled Construction to Temporarily Close Milltown Port

Alternate Ports Available

Thu
18
Apr

Maine State Society, Children of the American Revolution Celebrating its 75th Anniversary

This year the Maine State Society, Children of the American Revolution is celebrating its 75th anniversary. In recognition of the event Maine State Senator James Hamper of Oxford offered his congratulations to Hannah Sprague of Marshfield, current Maine State President of the C.A.R.

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