May 2013

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May

Calais Police Department

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at approximately 8:10 p.m., officers responded to Cherry Lane. They were looking for Carl McCoubrey, 42 of Calais,. He was arrested for a warrant out of Washington County Superior Court for domestic assault. Carl was transported to Washington County Jail.

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May

Community Calendar

MAY 15: St. Croix Int’t. Quilters will be meeting at the Calais Methodist Homes Rec. Center at 6pm.  Program will be Dresden Plate with Joanne Spencer.  Refreshments will be served.  Public welcome.

Thu
16
May

Baseball - PJ Descoteaux

Calais Blue Devil PJ Descoteaux controls the middle field at second. (Photo by John Rogers).

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May

Baseball - Jonathan Edwards

Jonathan Edwards controls the defensive action behind the plate for Calais. (Photo by John Rogers).

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May

Baseball - Kyle Johnson

Blue Devil Kyle Johnson works the hill for Calais. (Photo by John Rogers).

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May

Baseball - Tyler Morrison

Tyler Morrison handles Blue Devil duties at third base. (Photo by John Rogers).

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May

Baseball - Tyler Cochran

Dragon Tyler Cochran rips an rbi-single in the sixth inning rally against Machias. (Photo by John Rogers).

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May

Baseball - Jake Hoops

Senior Dragon veteran Jake Hoops gets the tag at second. (Photo by John Rogers).

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May

Baseball - Pandas

Nice play by Pandas second baseman at Woodland. (Photo by John Rogers).

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16
May

Woodland Rec. Activity Calendar

THURS. MAY 16
4:00 pm: ALL-STAR CHEERING, WES GYM
4:30 pm: FARM TEAM, AGES 7 / 9, GLIDDEN F.
5:30 pm: RIPKEN BB; EASTPORT AT WOODLAND RED SOX; GLIDDEN F.
6:00 pm: “ZUMBA”; AGES 13 & UP; WES GYM
FRI. MAY 17
6:00 pm: RIPKEN BASEBALL, (AGES 10 / 12); GLIDDEN F.
SAT. MAY 18
9 am: T-BALL, AGES 5 / 6, GLIDDEN F.
SUN. MAY 19

Thu
16
May

Woodland Rec. Dept. News & Notes

Funtown / Splashtown And Aquaboggan Tickets: the Rec. Dept. is once again offering “Splashtown / Funtown” tickets and now tickets to “Aquaboggan”.

Thu
16
May

Baileyville Student Named to President’s List At Berkeley

Dario A. Cortes, PhD, Berkeley College President, is proud to announce that Marlene Flaherty of Baileyville in Washington County, ME, has been named to the President’s List at Berkeley College for the Winter 2013 Quarter.

Thu
16
May

Honor Wilkinson Receives Scholarship, Fellowships

Honor Wilkinson, a junior at Harvard University, has received a full tuition scholarship from the Pembroke-King’s College Programme at University of Cambridge, England.  Only four scholarships to this program were awarded world-wide. She will be taking two classes at Cambridge and pursuing supervised research with a professor.

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16
May

“Walk For Wishes” Thursday, May 16 in To Benefit Washington County Kids

DENNYSVILLE, ME – In May, Make-A-Wish® Maine will host its 13th annual Walk For Wishes® at seven locations across Maine including Dennysville on Thursday, May 16. The Walk will start at the Congregational Church. Registration and entertainment will begin at 5:00 p.m. and the walk will begin at 6:00 p.m.

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16
May

Calais Spring Concert Showcases Talent

The Calais Middle/High School Spring Concert is always a slightly bittersweet event.  The performance showcases the greatest ability of our musicians, but this is also the last Calais concert that our seniors will ever play in.  However, it was a great send-off for these talented kids!

Thu
16
May

Rite Aid Vandalized

The drive through window at Rite Aid window was damaged during an attempt at a break in. An officer responded Tuesday morning around 8:30 a.m. Police are asking for any leads to contact them at 454-2751. (Photo Amy Jeanroy)

Thu
16
May

Calais Librarian Retiring After 34 Years Of Service

By Joyce Scott

“It just feels right,” she told a Calais Advertiser reporter.  “It’s time for a change for me and the library.  I still love it, but it is time for somebody else to step in.”
She will finish her career at the library on June 30th.

Thu
16
May

Letter To The Editor - Wheelock

What a huge injustice to the community the administration of Calais Regional Hospital is responsible for! We live in a area of the world that needs more from a hospital than an area that has multiple choices of health care. Not less. And the whole situation has a bad smell. Why is it such a secret the reason that Dr. Bob was not allowed to remain at the hospital? We need to be informed.

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16
May

Letter To The Editor - Kendall

The recent State on-site visit to the Calais Regional Hospital did not go well. There are many issues that need to be addressed. The State is making a follow-up visit this month, and will determine the future viability of CRH as a Critical Access Hospital in Washington County.

Thu
16
May

AOS#77 School Board Meeting Results

By Amy Jeanroy

Thursday, May 9, the AOS#77 School Board met at Perry Elementary School. After a call to order, pledge of allegiance and moment of silence, the meeting began.
Minutes were approved and public comments were taken. The first public comment pertained to the timing of AOS notices being published.
Public comments and questions were as follows:

Thu
16
May

“Adopt-a-Chair” Campaign for Calais Pool

By Jayna Smith

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16
May

St. Croix No. 1 Firehouse Association’s Meeting

The St. Croix No. 1 Firehouse Association’s regular monthly meeting was recently held with 19 in attendance.  The members and guests enjoyed a potluck supper before getting to business with Dick Barnard presiding.  Anyone is welcome to become a member of the group, with help needed in many different areas depending on one’s interest.  For more information, St. Croix No.

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16
May

Calais Pre-K Head Start Faces Cutbacks

By Lura Jackson

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16
May

Students Enhance Community Appearance

By Jayna Smith

Students from the Calais School District recently volunteered in a community service project to help improve the city’s appearance.  The group worked hard picking up trash in the vicinity of the upper end of Calais Avenue.  (Photo by Jayna Smith).

Thu
16
May

Invasive Forest Insect Outreach Volunteer Training

Presented by the Maine Department of Agriculture and the Maine Forest Service
Hosted by Moosehorn Wildlife Refuge
Wednesday, May 22nd, Noon – 4:30 PM, Moosehorn Wildlife Refuge, Calais, ME
Free

Thu
16
May

Baileyville Town Meeting

By Dorothy Johnson

The annual Baileyville Town Meeting was opened at 6:30 pm on Monday evening by Town Manager Rick Bronson. John Alan Churchill, esq. was selected as moderator.

Thu
16
May

Pembroke Ball Field Dedicated

By Dorothy Johnson

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16
May

4th Annual Show N' Shine

Carlton Barnes, of Calais, shows of some of the types of parts that will be at the Show N’ Shine/Auto Swap Meet to be held at the Washington County Community College on June 8. Everyone is invited to gather up all their automotive, snowmobile, lawnmower, motorcycle, small engine and ATV parts and bring them to swap, sell or trade. (WCCC photo)

Thu
16
May

High School Baseball

In a slugfest at Lincoln the Blue Devils exploded with 20-hits paced by 3-each by Jonathan Edwards, Kyle Johnson, PJ Descoteaux, and Tyler Morrison, while on the hill Logan Johnson and Tyler Morrison shared the duties allowing 9-hits with 4K and 6-bb for an 18-9 win. Field & Pelkey were repeat hitters for the Lynx with 2-singles each.

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May

Sotfball - Darrean Thornton

Lady Dragon Darrean Thornton makes the force play at second base against the Lady Pandas. (Photo by John Rogers).

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