October 2014

Sat
18
Oct

Girls Soccer

The Shead Lady Tigerettes collected a 7-0 decision over the visiting Highview Christian Academy on Friday. Veterans Mariah Kirshman and Leisha Mitchell each earned a “hat trick” in the shutout victory. Brooke Robinson also earned a goal for the Tigerettes.

Mon
27
Oct

Cooper

Arline Flood

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This has been a busy week for us as we went to the State Grange in Skowhegan for several days, returning on Saturday after a very nice visit with Rolfe and Janice Flood at their new apartment in Bangor.

Mon
27
Oct

Princeton

Elizabeth Mitchell

Princeton Rod and Gun Club will be sponsoring a benefit potluck supper on Saturday, October 25th at 5:30pm for Grover Brown.

Mon
27
Oct

Calais American Legion

Michael McLean

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Bernie Johnson, our Legion Sergeant of Arms is in Eastern Maine Hospital. We are all hoping for his speedy recovery. 

Mon
27
Oct

Grand Lake Stream

Dave McCullough

Mon
27
Oct

Alexander/Crawford History

By John Dudley & Cassie Oakes

This historical tid-bit from John Dudley discusses a storm back in the day, when we didn’t have weather channels, radio stations, or CNN to warn us.

Mon
27
Oct

Meddybemps

Linda Baniszeski

It is a blustery fall day as I write this on Monday.  We have been quite fortunate to have warm temperatures this far into October.  Leaves are quickly falling from the trees, telling us winter is not too far away.  It’s lovely while the colors last.

Mon
27
Oct

Calais

Sharon Frost

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October 24: United Nations Day.

October 25: Islamic New Year.

October 27: Navy Day - Fly the Flag.

Boo! Halloween is on its way!

Mon
27
Oct

Beckett Center News

Monday, Sept. 29, the people who take part in the Equestrian program brought in their ribbons they had won in competitions over the weekend at the Equestrian Special Olympics in Skowhegan. They all did a great job!

Mon
27
Oct

Altar Servers Appreciation Banquet

Front L to R, Adam Barnard, Laurel McGaw, Avis Hartman, Patrick Corbett and Lorraine Wilson. Back, L to R, Tom MacDonald Program Director, Nicholas Coleman, Nathanial Coleman, Nicki Scott, Riley Sluzenski and Father Rob Lupo. (Submitted photo).

Mon
27
Oct

Alexander/Crawford

Cassie Oakes

This week let’s start with some news from AES.

Forms went home on Friday for students to have their flu shot at school on Friday, October 24th.  For more information, you can contact the school.

The 7th and 8th grade students are selling Fresh Organic Garlic 6 oz. for $3.00.

Mon
27
Oct

A Story and a Recipe

By Dorothy Johnson

 

Mon
27
Oct

Brown-Hunter Trunk Show Comes to Calais

Bonnie Brown Hunter shows her recently completed Double Wedding Ring quilt top, one of the many quilts she will discuss at her upcoming Trunk Show. (Photo submitted by Lynda Duplissa).

Mon
27
Oct

Out and About

By Dorothy Johnson

Mon
27
Oct

Governor LePage urges support for Hunters for the Hungry Program

Says the donation of one moose can provide 200-500 pounds of meat to food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters and households across the state 

Mon
27
Oct

Devotional

Brad Phillips

The Mission: Calais Church of God

Mon
27
Oct

Indian Township

Donna Meader-York

Mon
27
Oct

Robbinston

Kathy Mekelburg

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Sat
18
Oct

Local HS Standings

Volleyball

Class B States

#2 Machias10-2

#3 WA8-4

#4 Woodland8-3

#6 Calais3-9

#7 Narraguagus3-9

#10 Jonesport-Beals1-11

 

Boys Soccer

Class C Eastern Maine

#1 WA8-2-2

#7 Narraguagus7-4-0

#11 Calais4-7-0

 

Sat
18
Oct

Community Calendar

Fall is here, and it is a great time to begin new hobby. Do you have an interest in learning to play bagpipes or pipe band drumming? Youth or adults in Charlotte or Washington County, who are interested, may call Dana at Charlotte Dial A Ride 466-4414 or 466-5855 for more information. We also need additional volunteers to help teach. Who knows?

Sat
18
Oct

Ghost Run at WCCC

It has been named the “Ghost Run,” but the half marathon and relay that will be held at Washington County Community is not a Halloween joke.

The race will be Sunday, Oct. 26. Registration begins at 7:45 a.m.; the race starts at 9am.

Sat
18
Oct

3rd Annual Trunk or Treat

Young and old alike, in costume or not, are invited to the third annual Trunk or Treat Halloween festivities sponsored by the Washington County Community College. 

The fun is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 24 and will be held in the WCCC parking lot from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The event is co-sponsored by the Calais High School JMG .

Sat
18
Oct

Passamaquoddy Youth Leader George Soctomah Neptune Attends 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates: Global Youth Indaba

 George Soctomah Neptune, a Passamaquoddy citizen from Motahkmikuk (Indian Township), travelled to Cape Town, South Africa as part of a youth delegation from the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), who accepted the Nobel Peace Prize in 1947, to attend the Global Youth Indaba: Leading by Example, a special conference crea

Sat
18
Oct

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

By Jayna Smith

DA Bill Entwistle on 

Domestic Violence

Sat
18
Oct

Education in Calais in the Early Days

By Lura Jackson

The Wilson District School near Red Beach is the last single-room schoolhouse still standing in the Calais area. The School was erected in 1880 and operated for several years until closing in 1916. 

Sat
18
Oct

Council Reviews Dangerous Building Bids

By Kaileigh Deacon

The Calais City Council met Thursday night in Council Chambers. The council approved the consent Agenda and moved onto old business. 

Sat
18
Oct

WCCC Senior Arts Program Expands After First Week

By Lura Jackson

Heather Perry (standing at right) walks around the class assisting students during the Seniors Arts Program at the Calais Methodist Homes. The program is offered at no cost to seniors age 62 and older through WCCC. (Photo by Lura Jackson).

Sat
18
Oct

Celebrating a Local Dance Legend

By Amy Jeanroy

Above Barbara Lara receiving a plaque. Also pictured David Burns and Marianne Moore. (Photo by Amy Jeanroy).

Sat
18
Oct

Calais School Committee Accepts Two Resignations

By Kaileigh Deacon

The Calais School Committee met on Tuesday October 7 at 6pm in the Calais Middle/High School library. After the agenda and the previous meetings minutes were approved they moved on to the Superintendent’s report. 

Sat
18
Oct

Domestic Violence Awareness Walk Set for October 22

By Jayna Smith 

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