November 2014

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Sat
15
Nov

Pratt Chevrolet Buick Adds GMC Franchise

By Jayna Smith

Fri
21
Nov

GERALD RODNEY COCHRAN

 

Fri
21
Nov

IVAN ALFRED COREY

JULY 6TH 1936-OCT 30TH 2014

Fri
21
Nov

2014-15 Downeast JHS Basketball League

NOVEMBER

245:00East @ Lub

254:00Wood @ Lub

 

DECEMBER

15:00East @ Wood

24:00IT @ Cal

24:00SS @ Elm (g)

24:00SS @ Mach (b)

25:00SS @ Elm (b)

25:00SS @ Mach (g)

44:00Wood @ Cal

45:00East @ Elm

44:00Mach @ Lub

Fri
21
Nov

Woodland Rec. Dept. Notes

WINTER PROGRAMS: The following is a list of programs that will be offered this winter. Date, Time, and place are below: 

Fri
21
Nov

Woodland Rec. Dept. Activity Calendar

WED. NOV.  19

4:00 pm: ELEM. BB, U. CONN., GR. 4 / 6, WES GYM

5:15 pm: ELEM. CHEERING, GR. 4 / 8, WES GYM

6:30 pm: EXERCISE / AEROBICS, WES GYM

THURS. NOV. 20

2:30 pm: ELEM. BB, DUKE, GR. 4 / 6, WES GYM

4:00 pm: ELEM. BB, KENTUCKY, GR. 4 / 6, WES GYM

Fri
21
Nov

Community Calendar

UNTIL NOVEMBER 23: Thanksgiving Pie Sale – order from Polly at 796-2230; Gilda at 454-7682; or Denise at 427-3801 – pick up on Nov. 26.

THROUGH NOVEMBER 20: Pre-Thanksgiving Pie Sale by Orion Chapter #45 order of Eastern Star Club. Apple, lemon or pumpkin. Order by 11/20. Can be picked up at 30 Baring St., 2-4PM on 11/26. Call Irene at 454-3027 or Nina at 454-2295 with your order.

Fri
21
Nov

Cooking with Rabbit

On Wednesday, November 5th Cooking with Rabbit class changed this skeptic into a fan.  Six enthusiastic learners gathered at the Labor of Love Food Pantry & Nutrition Center in Eastport.  Scott Graeber and Jennifer Yandow of Tenth Village Farm in Red Beach have a magical farm and are amazing cooks.

Fri
21
Nov

Co-Ed Soccer Team Plays State Finals

(Photo courtesy of Acadia Fire-used with permission)

By Amy Jeanroy

The first ever coed soccer  team to play in a boys’ division and make it to the finals entered the playoffs seeded third in the state among 33 teams.

Fri
21
Nov

Victory Garden Blossoms in Eastport

Volunteers sheet mulching in the Labor of Love garden. (Submitted photo).

Fri
21
Nov

District VI Middle School Honors Festival - Orrington, Maine

Calais Middle School - Back row: Emily Doten, Sontee Edwards, Amber Pendleton, Hannah Alley. First row: Ivy McLellan, Christian Emery, James Hodson, Brynne Lander. (Submitted photo).

Fri
21
Nov

Troop J Report

This week Troop J responded to 147 calls for service. The following are noteworthy complaints:

11-9-14

Fri
21
Nov

New Times Set in School Zone

By Jayna Smith

A Calais Police Officer affixes stickers to reflect the new times for reduced speed.  (Photo by Jayna Smith).

Fri
21
Nov

Home Preservation Workspace (Canning & Freezing) Continues Throughout the Winter

Every Thursday over the course of the summer with the expertise, guidance and support of Emily Guirl individuals met weekly at the Labor of Love Food Pantry and Nutrition Center to can and freeze their vegetables.  Labor of Love offered the kitchen each week free of charge for individuals to use.

Fri
21
Nov

Local Knights Announces New Officers for 2014/2015 Celebrating 118 Years in the St. Croix Valley

The new officers for the Calais Council #149 were installed into their Offices at a special ceremony by Maine State Warden Jon Harvey recently at their hall. Shown here in a group photo are, L to R, Dayton Dineen Chancellor George McLaughlin Deputy Grand Knight, Jon Harvey Maine State Warden and Acting District Deputy, Errol Trafton Treasurer, and Advocate / District Warden Tom MacDonald.

Fri
21
Nov

“Honoring Our Veterans Every Day”

Throughout our nation’s history, our citizens have left the safety of home to preserve our freedom and to extend the blessings of freedom to others.  Each year, as we did recently, Americans pause on Veterans Day to honor these brave men and women for their duty, honor, and sacrifice.

Fri
21
Nov

Giving Back Through Wreaths For Hope

By Jayna Smith

Pictured left to right are Artie Mingo, Patty Reynolds, Rona Robb, Joyce Dunphy, Donna Redding, and Donna Mingo displaying some Wreaths for Hope. (Submitted photo).

Fri
21
Nov

Calais Police October Report

The month of October was a fairly busy month especially with the events that we assisted with. For example on the 25th the Calais Police Department did finger printing for children during the Black Magic Bash hosted by the Calais Lioness Club.

Fri
21
Nov

Scholarship Opportunities Abound at UMM

One of the many challenges adults face as they return to college is financing their education. But at the University of Maine at Machias, a full staff of experts is ready to help prospective and returning students seek scholarship opportunities.

Fri
21
Nov

Devotional

Robert Oliver - Baring Baptist Church

2 Peter 3:18 says, “Grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be the glory both now and to the day of eternity. Amen”

Fri
21
Nov

Weekly Report Washington County Sheriff's Office

 Winter and cold temperatures are upon us.  The Washington County Sheriff’s Office urges readers to make sure they are properly prepared for cold weather emergencies.  Households should be stocked with non-perishable foods, extra blankets, potable water, and alternative light sources.

Sat
15
Nov

Ebola Training Presented to CRH, Downeast EMS, Calais Fire-EMS

By Jayna Smith

Sat
15
Nov

Council Swears in Mayor and 2 New Councilors

By Kaileigh Deacon 

The Calais City Council met for the first time after the elections on Thursday at 6pm in Council chambers. The first order of business was swearing in the re-elected Mayor Marianne Moore and the two new councilors Scott Geel, and Eddie Moreside. 

Sat
15
Nov

CDRC Lighting Up Downtown Thanks to Generous Donation

By Jayna Smith

Calais Downtown Revitalization Coalition (CDRC) has worked hard since the group formed in 2012.  From the beautiful flowers that hung on the lampposts to the creative scarecrows that lined the sidewalks, CDRC has provided some much needed beautification to downtown Calais. 

Sat
15
Nov

LNG Community Input Meeting

By Michael R. Brown 

Sat
15
Nov

Calais High Students Pay Tribute with Veterans Day Ceremony

By Jayna Smith

Local military Veterans were honored Monday at a ceremony held at Calais High School.  The eight students who make up Mrs. Lori Ellis’ AP English class worked diligently organizing the annual Veterans Day Ceremony.

Sat
15
Nov

Food Pantry Hopes to Continue Expansion

By Lura Jackson

Sat
15
Nov

Mayor Moore Responds to Boston Globe Article

By Lura Jackson

Fri
21
Nov

Cooper

Arline Flood

454-3347

Fri
21
Nov

Alexander/Crawford

Cassie Oakes

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