September 2014

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Tue
02
Sep

COLBY MADDIX

Colby Maddix, 69, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, August 14, 2014 at his sister’s home in Calais. Colby was born in Princeton on May 14, 1945, son of Arthur Maddix and Genevieve Clark. Colby spent many years working construction and odd jobs in the area.

Tue
02
Sep

DONALD F. DAMON

Donald F.

Tue
02
Sep

Cooper

Arline Flood

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Tue
16
Sep

Down East Credit Union Promoted Joanne Farley to Branch Manager

Joanne Farley began her career at Down East Credit Union in September 2006.

Mon
08
Sep

Public Safety Committee Reviews Fireworks Ordinance

By Kaileigh Deacon

The Public Safety Committee met at 5 in Calais to discuss the Fireworks Ordinance that was sent back to committee by the Council. 

After there was a public hearing on the Fireworks Ordinance the Council decided that the Ordinance needed some more consideration before it was put to a vote. 

Mon
08
Sep

$700,000 in Grant Funding for Improvements at Medical Centers in Maine

U.S. Senator Angus King (I-Maine) announced that three medical centers in Maine will receive a total of $734,757 through the Affordable Care Act Patient Centered Medical Home – Facility Improvement (P-FI) Grant Program. The Katahdin Valley Health Center in Patten and Eastport Health Care, Inc. in Eastport will each receive $250,000.

Mon
08
Sep

Calais Walmart’s “Checkout Promise” for the Holiday Season

By Jayna Smith

Mon
08
Sep

Maineline Studio, Hockmeyer Studios Merge

By Jayna Smith

Maineline Studio recently announced its merger with Hockmeyer Studios.  With the merger comes the closing of the long-standing business' Main Street location.  (Photo by Jayna Smith).

Mon
08
Sep

Calais Sculpture Nears Completion

By Lura Jackson

Mon
08
Sep

Much More Than Hair Care Offered at Hair Masters

 By Jayna Smith

Stacey Leblanc, owner of and cosmetologist at Hair Masters, recently welcomed back Debbie Taylor, cosmetologist and permanent makeup artist.  With the addition of services offered by Debbie, Hair Masters has much of what can be found at upscale day spas. (Photo by Jayna Smith).  

Mon
08
Sep

EHC Celebrated Community Health Center Week with BBQ

Good food, outstanding presentations and hands-on demonstrations last week were all part of Eastport Health Care’s celebration of Community Health Center Week.

Mon
08
Sep

Community Calendar

SEPTEMBER 6: Breakfast at the Parish Hall in Dennysville from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Pancakes, eggs, bacon etc.

SEPTEMBER 6: Public Spaghetti Dinner - Charlotte Fire and Rescue Station (1100 Ayers Junction Road - Rte. 214) - 5:30 - 7 p.m. - includes various raffles.

SEPTEMBER 7: Riverside Rebekah’s Breakfast at IOOF Hall from 7:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Mon
08
Sep

Moosehorn NWR Ribbon Cutting

A dedication of the new administrative building at the Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge brought many together for an open house last Thursday.  With solar panels to supply most of its energy, the building is also geothermal so it uses no oil.

Mon
08
Sep

Maine Plant Processing Salmon to Meet Growing Demand

Machiasport, Maine: Forty workers are once again processing salmon at the True North Salmon processing facility in Machiasport Maine.  True North Salmon is the processing, sales and marketing division of Cooke Aquaculture USA. 

Tue
16
Sep

CRH Births

On August 2, 2014 to Vanessa H arnois and James Waycott of Indian Township, a girl, Amara Gloria Waycott.

On August 11, 2014 to Nipon Libby and Robert Allen Jr. of Indian Township, a girl, Sophia Maxine Allen.

On August 17, 2014 to Gina Bailey of Calais, a girl Anastasia Marie Bailey-Russell.

Tue
16
Sep

WCCC 9th Annual Outdoor Adventure Race

From running to biking it is just a stroke to the finish line as adventurous folks participate in this year’s Washington County Community College 9th annual Outdoor Adventure Race on Saturday, Sept. 20.

Tue
16
Sep

Volunteers Wanted for Landowner Appreciation Cleanup Day, September 13

Volunteer teams are preparing to clean up 50-60 illegal dump sites in Maine

Tue
16
Sep

12th Annual Alexander Hamfest & Swapmeet

Sponsored by: St Croix Valley Amateur Radio ClubSeptember 20th, 2014

The 12th Annual Hamfest and Swap meet will be located at the Alexander Elem. School, 14 miles West of Calais on Rt. 9. 

Mon
08
Sep

Senator Collins Visits Calais As Part of Her Bus Tour

Senator David Burns, Mayor Marianne Moore, Will Tuell for Maine Legislature, Senator Susan Collins, Representative Joyce Maker. (Photo by Jayna Smith). 

Mon
08
Sep

City Council Reviews City Charter

By Kaileigh Deacon

The City Council held a special meeting on Thursday to discuss making changes to the City Charter. The idea of making changes to the Charter was brought up at the last City Council meeting so a special meeting was designated. 

Mon
08
Sep

WCCC - Ice Bucket Challenge

CALAIS _ It didn’t take much for them to duck and run last week as buckets of ice was dumped on members of Washington County Community College’s faculty and staff.

Mon
08
Sep

Old Angelholm Sign

Jo’s Diner owner Tim Crowe is renovating his restaurant in downtown Calais. After removing the sign while replacing the old roof and windows, workers found the Angelholm sign from the past. This restaurant was named for a town in Sweden by owner Ollie Ollson in the early 1950’s. (Photo submitted by Tim Crowe).

Mon
08
Sep

Woodland Rec. Dept. News & Notes

FALL PROGRAMS: The following is a list of programs that will be offered in the fall. Date, Time, and place are to be determined: 

1) Hunter Safety Course (Ages 10 & up) : Sept. 4 at 6 / 8 pm & Sun. Sept. 14 at 8 am / 4 pm., Town office; course is fee; ($10 donation).

Mon
08
Sep

Woodland High School Fall Athletics

BOYS SOCCER

DateDayTeamDepartureGame

9/10WJonesport-Beals @ WHS4:00

9/12FCalais @ WHS4:00

9/15MWHS @ Narraguagus1:454:00

9/19FWHS @ Jonesport-Beals2:004:00

9/22MMachias @ WHS4:00

9/26FWHS @ Machias2:154:00

10/1WNarraguagus @ WHS4:00

10/3FEast Grand @ WHS4:00

Mon
08
Sep

Bear Season Opened Monday, August 25

 Last year, with over 10,000 hunters purchasing permits to hunt bear, 2,845 bears were killed.

 Maine has one of the longest hunting seasons in the country, stretching from the end of August to after Thanksgiving.

Mon
08
Sep

A Story and a Recipe

By Dorothy Johnson

 

Mon
08
Sep

Calais

Sharon Frost

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Grandparents’ Day on September 7.

Visiting me on Wednesday were my niece from St. Stephen area and my aunt from Beaver Harbor. We talked about our younger years, grandchildren and enjoyed a lunch at McDonalds.

Mon
08
Sep

Alexander/Crawford

Cassie Oakes

The picture is of Cassie Oakes, with her Locks of Love donation. The braid was cut and the new do was done by Amy Dwelley of Stylzz Unlimited in Alexander. (Submitted photo).

Mon
08
Sep

Grand Lake Stream

Dave McCullough

Mon
08
Sep

Princeton

Elizabeth Mitchell

On Monday evening, August 25, many members of the reading group,’ Let’s Talk About It’, gathered at the Bellmard Inn on Main Street to socialize and have dinner together. Sandra and Doug prepared most of the food using recipes from the ‘Gilded Age’ era which had been the topic of the summer book discussions.

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