February 2015

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Fri
06
Feb

Former Methodist Church has Deep Calais Roots

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
06
Feb

Calais Fire-EMS with Mutual Aid Saves Home

By Jayna Smith

Fri
06
Feb

Spaghetti Supper

 

Over 300 community members came to enjoy the by-donation spaghetti supper at the Second Baptist Church on January 22nd. The supper was put on by Bill and Arlene Gibson. The donations collected totaled more than $750, all of which will be put towards the restoration of the church bell. (Photo by Lura Jackson).

Fri
06
Feb

City Escapes Nor'Easter Unscathed

By Jayna Smith

 

Crews from the city’s public works department worked through the storm in an attempt to stay ahead of the falling and blowing snow.  (Photo by Jayna Smith).

Tue
17
Feb

UMaine Extension Seeks 4-H Adult Volunteers

 Seeking adult volunteers to share their knowledge about nature, heritage arts, science, photography, gardening, shooting sports and other specialties with youth in 4-H special interest (SPIN) clubs. SPIN clubs will meet for a minimum of six one-hour sessions over the next three to six months.

Tue
17
Feb

Calais High School Dominic Gayton

Welcome back to the Busy Halls of CHS. The big news this week is Winter Carnival. As you are reading this, the electric spirit of Winter Carnival is consuming CHS. 

Tue
17
Feb

Indian Township

Donna Meader-York

Tue
17
Feb

Grand Lake Stream

Dave McCullough

Fri
06
Feb

Maine Weekly Gas Price Update and Outlook

February 2- Average retail gasoline prices in Maine have fallen 1.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.10/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 1,228 gas outlets in Maine.

Fri
06
Feb

High School Girls Basketball

 

Pictured is the Woodland JHS basketball team. Members include front l-r: Danielle Poole, Summer Woodruff, Belle Moody, and Abby Walker. Back l-r: Sadie Smith, Dana Howland, Emily Curtis, Faith Johnson, and Coach Dylan Harris. (Photo by John Rogers).

Fri
06
Feb

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
06
Feb

CRH Awarded Coveted Top Rural Hospital Distinction for 3rd Consecutive Year

Calais Regional Hospital CEO Michael Lally, Board Chair Everett Libby, and Board Member Marianne Moore served lunch to hospital staff last Monday.  The complimentary luncheon was to give thanks to and honor the staff in recognition of the hospital’s third consecutive Leapfrog Award.

Fri
06
Feb

Readings from Dawnland Voices at the Wabanaki Culture Center

The public is invited to attend a program that will feature readings from Dawnland Voices, which was recently released by University of Nebraska Press, on Tuesday, February 3rd from 6 to 7:30PM (February 24th will be the snow date) at the Wabanaki Cultural Center in Calais.

Fri
06
Feb

Superintendent Submits Resignation

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

The Calais School Committee met on Tuesday in the Calais Middle/High School Library. Due to a topic not on the agenda, the Committee started with the new business after the consent agenda was approved. 

Fri
06
Feb

Local Artist Helps to Create Lasting Memories

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
06
Feb

Ceaser’s Celebrates One Year Anniversary

By Jayna Smith

 

Owners Kristy and John Marchese ready for Ceaser's one year anniversary celebration. (Photo by Jayna Smith).

Fri
06
Feb

Propane Leak Likely Cause of Explosion

By Jayna Smith

 

A propane leak likely sparked an explosion at a home near Wesley on Monday, January 19th.  The Wesley Volunteer Fire Department responded to the home on the Hayward Point Road in Township 26 at approximately 3:10 pm.  

Fri
06
Feb

Calais American Legion

Michael McLean

454-3435

 

Hope everyone survived the “Blizzard of 2015!” To be continued. I want to thank Dr. Flukes and Staff at the Calais VA Clinic for  their professional and efficient support to our veterans! 

Fri
06
Feb

Alexander/Crawford

Cassie Oakes

Fri
06
Feb

Calais

Sharon Frost

454-3339

February is Dental Health Month, Black History Month, American Heart Month and National Potato Lovers’ Month.

February Flower: Violet. Birthstone: Amethyst. 

Fri
06
Feb

Meddybemps

Linda Baniszeski

Fri
06
Feb

UMaine Extension Offers Beekeeping Course

A five-session University of Maine Cooperative Extension beginning beekeeping course starts 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, at the Washington County UMaine Extension office, 28 Center St., Machias.

Fri
06
Feb

Troop J Report

2/2/2015

This week Troop J responded to 106 calls for service. The following are noteworthy complaints:

1-25-15

Trooper Recruit Caleb McGary and Trooper Greg Roy arrested Hans Cote, 22, in Franklin on two warrants for Failure to Pay Fines.

Fri
06
Feb

RUTH A. SCOTT

Ruth A. Scott, 94, of Manheim and formerly of Woodland, Maine passed away peacefully at home on January 26, 2015.  Ruth was born on May 25, 1920 in Bangor, Maine; she was the daughter of the late Lewis and Alda Moody Moore.

Fri
06
Feb

DIONNE, CHARLES

The family of Charles Arthur Dionne, of Belmont, CA, is saddened to announce his sudden passing on January 17, 2015, at the age of 56, at the Sequoia Hospital, Redwood City, CA. Charlie was the beloved husband of I Chen, and the cherished son of Adolphus and Barbara Dionne, St. Stephen, NB. 

Fri
06
Feb

High School Boys Basketball

The Blue Devils exploded for 27-points in the second frame at Sumner this past Tuesday and played with the lead to a 69-60 victory. Kyle Johnson continued to pace the powerful Calais offense with 22-points, Travon Rhodes hit 12 and Nathan Newell and Andre Paul netted 11-each.

Fri
06
Feb

Woodland Rec. Dept. Calendar

THURS. FEB. 5

4:00 pm: Elem. BB, U. Conn / Kentucky WES Gym

6:00 pm: Elem. Cheering, Gr. 4 / 8, WES Gym

5:45 pm: Yoga, Adult Women, WES

SAT. FEB. 7

Tue
17
Feb

University of Maine Announces Fall 2014 Dean's List

 The University of Maine recognized 2,114 students for achieving Dean's List honors in the fall 2014 semester.

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