November 2014

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Nov

ORPC Proves Design of Its Future Tidal Energy Power System

U.S. Dept. of Energy Funded OCGen® Module Mooring Project a Major Success

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Rockweed Working Group to Meet at UMM

By Lura Jackson

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SCHS Gives Presentation on Trains, Rails and Roads in Maine

By Lura Jackson

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Tractor Supply Store Wins Awards from 4-H

Machias, Maine – The Tractor Supply Company (TSC) store in Calais was recently recognized with two awards for its outstanding performance during this year’s 4-H/TSC Paper Clover Campaign. The store received the District Champion Award for the highest transaction percentage for Paper Clover donations in its district.

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Robbinston School Tours Calais Riverfront

By Lura Jackson

On Friday, October 31st, forty students from the Robbinston School were given a partial tour of the Calais Riverfront by members of the St. Croix Historical Society. SCHS Vice President and retired teacher Jerry LaPointe conducted the tour, which started at the bottom of Barker Street.

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Halloween Stabbing in Baileyville

By Jayna Smith

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Indian Township

Donna Meader-York

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A Story and a Recipe

By Dorothy Johnson

 

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Calais

Sharon Frost

454-3339

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Programs for Job Seekers at Calais CareerCenter

CareerCenters, part of the Maine Department of Labor, offer a variety of services to help people find employment or upgrade skills. Each center provides several public-access computer workstations with Microsoft Office software, resume writing and cover letter software, Internet access, and O’Net software for skills assessment. All CareerCenter services are free of charge.

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More Than $6 Million in Funding to Improve Rural Water Systems in Maine

U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced more than $6 million in federal grant and loan funding from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to improve rural water systems in Maine.

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CHCS Recognizes Staff for 1,120 Years of Combined Service to Community

WASHINGTON COUNTY, MAINE, October 20th, 2014 – Community Health and Counseling Services held their 130th Staff Recognition Ceremony on October 15th at the Spectacular Event Center in Bangor.

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Washington County Community Café and Meals on Wheels for November

Mon, November 3rd:  Cheese and beef macaroni, green beans, wheat roll, dessert.

Tues, November 4th: Tarragon chicken, herbed potatoes, diced carrots, wheat roll, dessert.

Wed, November 5th: Pulled pork, mashed sweet potato, confetti corn, wheat roll, dessert.

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Curves of Calais Offers the Rest of the Year Free!

Curves International, Inc., (http://www.curves.com/) the largest chain of fitness centers for women in the world, announced today that participating Curves are offering the rest of the year free* to new members who sign up for a Fitness membership on their first club visit starting November

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Garden Club Meeting and News

On Wednesday, November 19th, the St. Croix Valley International Garden  Club will meet at the Whiting Town Community Center at 1:30.  Fred Gralenski, a member of the Audubon Society of Maine, will conduct a workshop on building birdhouses.

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CCLC Fitness Instructor Samantha Williams Returns from Training in Costa Rica

Samantha Williams recently returned from studying an additional 300 hours of advanced yoga teacher training in Nosara, Costa Rica.

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Out and About

By Dorothy Johnson

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Calais High School

Dominic Gayton

This week primarily included preparations for upcoming events. Let’s take a look at this week’s news.

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Woodland High School

Heather Baker

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Grand Lake Stream

Dave McCullough

Now that the voting is over I am eternally thankful we do have a relatively free society where citizens can participate in the selection process of those who represent us!

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Princeton

Elizabeth Mitchell

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Alexander/Crawford History

By John Dudley & 

Cassie Oakes

I am always so surprised with what John Dudley comes up with; this week’s topic is a French Biplane that was lost and the memories several of local folks had of that event. 

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Meddybemps

Linda Baniszeski

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Alexander/Crawford

Cassie Oakes

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Calais American Legion

Michael McLean

454-3435

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Cooper

Arline Flood

454-3347

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American Nurses Association Opposes Mandatory of Quarantine of Health Care Professionals Returning to US

“The American Nurses Association (ANA) opposes the mandatory quarantine of health care professionals who return to the United States from West African nations where Ebola is widespread.

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EBOLA: What You Need to Know

The news of Ebola has heightened anxiety among citizens around the country, throughout Maine and in our community, prompting many to be concerned.   

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Vegetarian Cooking Class

On Wednesday, December 3 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at the Labor of Love in Eastport join vegetarian cook extraordinaire, Samra Kuseybi for Vegetarian Dishes of the Middle East.  Samra is a food and fitness junkie and would love to someday attend culinary school - vegetarian of course.

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Weekly Report Washington County Sheriff's Office

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office continues to respond to a large number of vehicle accidents each week, with the majority involving a single car and an animal.  With the heavy rains and the shorter days, visibility on the roads has been decreased during both the morning and evening commutes.

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