December 2013

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Thu
19
Dec

LEONA M. “LEE” (DUSTIN) DOUGHERTY

Woburn, Friday, December 6th. Beloved wife of the late Ronald J. Dougherty. Devoted mother of Ronald A. Dougherty and his wife Elaine of Woburn. Dear sister of the late Rose Dustin. Sister-in-law of Lawrence Dougherty of Woburn. Cherished “Mimi” of Briana, Alaina, and Meagan Dougherty and great-grandmother of Theodore.

Thu
19
Dec

Perry Fire Death

From the Maine Dept. of Public Safety from Spokesman Steve McCausland  

Thu
19
Dec

Chef Beriau Mentors Culinary Students

By Amy Jeanroy

Friday, December 13, the St. Croix Tech Center enjoyed a visit from Chef Wilfred Beriau. 

Thu
19
Dec

“Wreaths Across America” Ceremony Held In Baileyville

By Gwen Clark

Thu
19
Dec

To the Editor

Since moving to our river-front community of Calais this past July, I’ve always experienced a ready welcome (and a lot of bewilderment --”Why, Calais, Maine?”!) from not only our residents and my co-workers, but from many of our local businesses as well.

Thu
19
Dec

CHS Senior Accepted to Harvard University

Calais High School senior Quinn Sluzenski who recently learned of her acceptance to Harvard University. 

By Jayna Smith

Thu
19
Dec

CHS Senior Accepted to Harvard University

Calais High School senior Quinn Sluzenski who recently learned of her acceptance to Harvard University. 

By Jayna Smith

Sun
29
Dec

Meddybemps

Linda Baniszeski

Sun
29
Dec

Calais Bookshop Selects “Dear Life” by Alice Munro For Jan. 8 Reading Group

Calais Bookshop has selected “Dear Life”, by this year’s Nobel Prize winning author, Alice Munro, for its next reading group on Wednesday, Jan. 8.   

Sun
29
Dec

New Veteran Program

This holiday season, remember to thank and honor our veterans and their families.  Join Washington Hancock Community Agency (WHCA) in welcoming a new program, Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF).

Sun
29
Dec

Indian Township

Donna Meader-York

There is quite a bit to report on at Indian Township School this week.

We have had much joy and much sorrow in a short span of time.  We’ve had frustration with our plans being disturbed by the weather, yet all the while trudging on and adjusting as we often must do in this part of the country!

Thu
19
Dec

Local Young Musician Shares Her Story

By Amy Jeanroy

The Calais Advertiser  had a chance to sit down and talk with local up and coming singer Meghan Clark. Meghan is 14, and in 8th grade here in Calais. We caught up with her between classes, and had a chance to ask her some questions. 

Thu
19
Dec

Local Students Each Win $100 Scholarship

Thirteen local elementary school students were each recipients of $100 Future of Maine College Aspirations Scholarships.  They are pictured with Calais High School seniors Quinn Sluzenski and Jordan Daley who spoke to the young students about the importance of education, involvement, and aspirations.  (Photo by Jayna Smith).

By Jayna Smith

Thu
19
Dec

UMM to Host Annual Community Holiday Party on Dec. 19

MACHIAS, Maine — The University of Maine at Machias will host its annual Community Holiday Party on Thursday, December 19, from 4-6 p.m. in the Reynolds Center.

Thu
19
Dec

In Memory of SANDRA A. MERRITT

December 17, 1956

December 20, 2012

I Am With You Still

I give you this one thought to keep

I am with you still - do not weep.

I am a thousand winds that blow

I am the diamond glints on snow.

I am the sunlight on ripened grain.

I am the gentle autumn’s rain.

Thu
19
Dec

District Court

Daniel Boone, Sr., of Eastport, ME. Elver fishing by resident one device w/o license. Fine $2,000.

Ralph T. Boulier of Houlton, ME. Loaded firearm or crossbow in motor vehicle. Fine $200.

Larry L. Bowen, Jr., of Calais, ME. Criminal trespass. Jury trial.

Thu
19
Dec

Calais Police Department

During the week of the 14th officers handled a total of 48 complaints as well as 5 traffic accidents. Officers during the week have been investigating assaults and several thefts in the Calais area.

Thu
19
Dec

High School Girls Basketball Action

Calais Wins Ganong Basketball Tournament

Thu
19
Dec

High School Boys Basketball Action

Woodland Dragon Michael Grimanis controls the action at the top of the key. (Photo by John Rogers).

Thu
19
Dec

Woodland Rec. Dept. News & Notes

ELEMENTARY BASKETBALL / CHEERING: Game schedule: Thurs. Dec. 19, at 4 pm = U.Conn. vs.Kentucky, and on Wed. .Dec. 18, at 4 pm = Duke / U. Conn.. Players are to double check their schedules for game & practice times.  F.M.I. contact the Rec. Dept.

Thu
19
Dec

Community Calendar

THROUGH DECEMBER: Annual Book Holiday Book Sale in the Calais Free Library downstairs gallery during regular library hours.

DECEMBER 18: Book Lovers’ Cafe starting at 9:30 a.m.

DECEMBER 18: Seniority Breakfast Club at the Wickachee Restaurant at 7:00 a.m.

Thu
19
Dec

Quilters Help Keep Cupboards Full

By Lynda Duplissea

St. Croix International

 Quilters, Publicity Chair

 

Sunday’s snowfall in advance of the 2013 winter solstice was Mother Nature’s reminder that we are heading into the holidays and colder temperatures. With that, comes a higher need for food donations from the public.

Thu
19
Dec

Trainings to Improve School Meals A Hit

Smarter Lunchroom Training with Heidi Kessler, Nutritionist with Let’s Go!, 5-2-1-0 program (in bottom right of photo) with participants from schools in Hancock and Washington counties. (Submitted photo).

Thu
19
Dec

CDRC Decorating Contest

Winners for the “Christmas at Macy’s and 5th Avenue” holiday decorating contest have been announced.  Wabanaki Culture Center is the winner of the “Best Seasonal Expression”category; Hairlines Hair Studio, is the winner of “Most Traditional” category; and C.I.A. is winner of “Most Creative” category.

Sun
29
Dec

Beckett Center News

Monday the crew went to WCCC and played different games. Also a few walked around and did kickball.

Tuesday some went swimming in Machias, while others worked on arts and crafts and chatted with friends.

Wednesday was a snow day, so a few participants opted to come in. A small crew worked on cooking and preparing the Christmas meal.

Sun
29
Dec

Baileyville

Dorothy Johnson

Sun
29
Dec

Ice Storm Hits Calais

The recent storm brought beauty as well as danger to the area, with tree limbs weighing heavy under their substantial icy coatings and the roads being slicked with slush.  

Sun
29
Dec

Maker Recognized For Service to Economic Council

Sunrise County Economic Council (SCEC) recently recognized former board member Joyce Maker (left), who represents the Calais area in the Maine Legislature, with a plaque for her service to the organization from 2011 to 2013. Maker was presented the award by Board Chair Shirley Erickson (right) of Machiasport. (Submitted photo).

Sun
29
Dec

Calais City Council Ties Up Loose Ends

By Gwen Clark

Jack Monachan was presented with a certificate by Mayor Marianne Moore on behalf of the Calais City Council, for his 16 plus years of service as Volunteer Crossing Guard on Garfield Street for the Calais Elementary School Children. (Photo by Gwen Clark).

Sun
29
Dec

Downeast Christmas Festival

Voice winners for the Downeast Christmas Festival are Meghan Clark (ages 13-18), Martha Cummings (ages 19 and over) and Elexis Dubois (ages 5-12). (Submitted photo.

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