September 2013

Thu
19
Sep

Herbal Talks: A Forum for All Things Herbal

It is a gathering of people interested in all aspects of the use of herbs. The group will meet Saturday, September 21st at 2:00 p.m. at the Pembroke Historical Society Museum on Old County Road and Front Street in Pembroke, Maine.

Thu
26
Sep

Place In Poetry Workshop at the CCLC

Cobscook Community Learning Center announces a workshop in collaboration with the Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance, Place In Poetry: How Where We Live Inhabits Us, with Linda Aldrich on Saturday, September 28, 1:00-5:00pm.

Thu
26
Sep

Donation to Woodland Public Library

Brianna Jack, daughter of Paul and Billy Jo Jack of Baileyville has become an ambassador for literacy in our area. She applied and won a grant of $2000 from the Target Foundation. Two weeks ago she had an author visit Woodland Elementary School and with her grant was able to present students with the author’s books.

Thu
26
Sep

International Order of Rainbow for Girls in Maine

Pictured left to right: Heather Baker, Grand Choir member; Katy Tickle, Grand Choir member; Samantha Getchell Grand Worthy Advisor in Maine; Amanda Satinsky Chaplain from Ellsworth Assembly. (Submitted photo).

Thu
26
Sep

First Applefest at Klondike Mountain a Success

 Pressing fresh picked apples into cider. (Submitted photo).

Thu
26
Sep

Robbinston

Kathy Mekelburg

454-0654

My husband took the biggest scooter trip of the year on September 17th - 18th. The first day he travelled across Maine and saw Dixville Notch in New Hampshire, a really beautiful place. He stayed overnight in Colebrook, New Hampshire.

Thu
26
Sep

Indian Township

Donna Meader-York

Thu
26
Sep

Calais High School

Quinn Sluzenski

Thu
26
Sep

Meddybemps

Linda Baniszeski

More seasonally fall weather has arrived in Meddybemps.  Up and down temperatures, with no two days the same, is the tempo for September in this part of the country.  No matter the weather, as my dear departed Dad used to say, “any day we wake up is a good one.”

Thu
26
Sep

Grand Lake Stream

Dave McCullough

Thu
26
Sep

The Dragon’s Den

Camille Howard

Welcome, readers, to this week’s edition of The Dragon’s Den! We’ve had a full week at WHS, so let’s get on the trampoline and jump right in!

Thu
26
Sep

Robbinston School

Kathy Mekelburg

454-0654

In sports: On September 18th, the Wildcats travelled to Princeton for the second cross-country meet of the season. All the runners did a great job and have improved since the first race. The next meet is September 25th at the baseball field in Calais.

Thu
26
Sep

Calais

Sharon Frost

454-3339

Dig up basil, chives, marjoram, oregano and parsley and grow them inside as houseplants. Keep them in a cool, sunny spot.

Happy 57th anniversary to Art and Cynthia Carter. Also happy 3rd anniversary to Earl and Ann Boyd.

Thu
26
Sep

Calais American Legion

Michael McLean

454-3435

Thu
26
Sep

Princeton

Sharon Norman

Thu
26
Sep

Baileyville

Dorothy Johnson

The residents of the St. Croix Valley have enjoyed another late summer-early fall weekend with very pleasant weather.  It is cooler as one would expect for this time of year, but it is still scooter weather and that is fine with me.

Thu
26
Sep

A Story and a Recipe

By Dorothy Johnson

Thu
26
Sep

Cooper

Arline Flood

454-3347

Thu
19
Sep

Local Food Delivery Service Started in St. Stephen

By Lura Jackson

Earlier this summer, a unique business was started in St. Stephen, offering its clients a steady, weekly delivery service of fresh local food. Andrene “Ande” Mosher started her service (called “The Beet”) as a way to fulfill what she saw was a pressing need. 

Thu
19
Sep

Calais School Committee Considers Further Cuts

By Gwen Clark

The Calais School Committee met last Wednesday evening at the high school library to discuss other further cuts in order to bring their budget under the amount last approved by the City Council to be set out for referendum.   

Thu
19
Sep

Riverside Rebekah Lodge #140 Donates School Supplies

For the fifth consecutive year, members of Riverside Rebekah Lodge #140 in Baileyville took supplies to be used by the students in Woodland Elementary School as they begin their new school year. Pictured from left to right are: Royce Gordon, Denise Annis, Pat Dow and Gilda McPhee, delivering those supplies. (Submitted photo).

Thu
19
Sep

WCCC Named Among Top 25 in the Country

CALAIS _ Washington County Community College was recently ranked among the top 25 best community colleges in the United States by the Washington Monthly. 

Thu
19
Sep

Community Calendar

SEPTEMBER 19: Calais United Methodist Church Supper at 5:00 p.m. Baked beans, casseroles, etc. FMI call 454-3926.

SEPTEMBER 19: Machias Historical Society will meet at 6:00 p.m. in the Emergency Management Board Room in Machias. Plans for History Symposium.

Thu
19
Sep

Baileyville Police Report

The Baileyville Police Department was busy last week with thirty-seven calls for service. The calls included a fire assist, domestic dispute, an accident, theft and two summonses.

A September 9, the department assisted at the Woodland Manor for a reported fire.

Thu
19
Sep

Calais District Court

Francis L. Boudreau of Petit De Grat. Rule violation, duty status not current. Fine $250.

Donald J. Brien of Bains Corner. Fish without valid license. Fine $100.

David G. Carr of Calais, ME. Operate vehicle without license. Washington County Jail 24 hours.

Thu
19
Sep

Tea and Tour at Historical Bellmard Inn

On Saturday, September 14, from 2:00 to 4:00 the Friends of Princeton and the Bellmard Inn held the second annual tea at the Bellmard Inn on Main Street in Princeton. This special event was to celebrate the first woman to start a business in Princeton. In 1870 at the age of 21, Flora Belmore started Mrs. Belmore’s Fancy Millinery.

Thu
19
Sep

New Navigation Charts to Improve Northern Fishermen Safety

Navigating the often treacherous waters of Cobscook Bay will soon be easier thanks to an updated nautical chart issued by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). 

Thu
19
Sep

Special City Council Meeting Held

By Gwen Clark

The Calais City Council held a Special meeting on Tuesday Sept. 10.  A little over a hundred people were in attendance at this such meeting many having to stand just inside and along the walls of the room.  

Thu
19
Sep

Council Cancels Referendum Date

By Gwen Clark

A regular monthly Calais City Council Meeting was held Thursday September 12 in Council Chambers. The Consent Agenda was accepted as presented with the exception of the Junk in The Trunk Request which was considered and approved later in the regular agenda with the side walk sale fees for businesses were waived.  

Thu
19
Sep

Down East Hospice in Need of Volunteers

By Lura Jackson

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