March 2015

Fri
27
Mar

Joan J. Ketchen & Edward P. Ketchen

Joan J. Ketchen

April 5, 1922 - March 23, 2007

Edward P. Ketchen

July 12, 1919 - March 27, 2014

We have many memories of the ones we loved so much...

Those memories are a treasure

Wed
18
Mar

Eastport Man Indicted on 13 Counts

By Cat Cannon

 

30 year old Jonathan Chevrier. (Photo courtesy of Washington County Sheriff’s Department)

Wed
18
Mar

Instant Cold Packs Used in Meth Production

By Jayna Smith 

Wed
18
Mar

Two Indicted on Unemployment Fraud in Hancock and Washington Counties

 Matthew Foster, District Attorney for Hancock and Washington Counties announced today that two individuals have been indicted for Theft by Deception and Unemployment Fraud in the past two months.

Wed
18
Mar

Troop J Report

This week Troop J responded to 114 calls for service. The following are noteworthy complaints:

3-8-15

Wed
18
Mar

Maine Gas Price Update

Average retail gasoline prices in Maine have fallen 1.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.45/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 1,228 gas outlets in Maine.

Wed
18
Mar

WCCC becomes official Microsoft Testing Center

Calais _ Washington County Community College is proud to announce its acceptance as an official Microsoft Testing Center.  Officially called Certiport test center, WCCC i

Wed
18
Mar

Scholarships Available For Maine Students

 ELLSWORTH and PORTLAND—The Maine Community Foundation offers nearly 520 scholarships that support students pursuing music, journalism, teaching, horticulture, technology, the arts, and many other fields.

Wed
18
Mar

Calais Regional Hospital Recognized for New Born Hepatitis B Vaccine Rate

Calais - The Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) announced last month that Calais Regional Hospital was part of the Hepatitis B Birth Dose Honor Roll.  The Honor Roll inc

Wed
18
Mar

UMaine Extension Invites Public to Washington County 4-H Robotics Expo

Machias, Maine – The ninth annual University of Maine Cooperative Extension Washington County 4-H Robotics Expo will be held Saturday, March 28, at the UMaine Machias Reynolds Center, 116 O’Brien Ave., Machias. 

Wed
18
Mar

Veterans’ Event Brings Resources and Veterans Together

The Washington Hancock Community Agency’s Supportive Services for Veterans’ Families program will host a Veterans’ Resource Fair on Saturday April 18th at the East Machias Town Hall on 571 Main St.

Wed
18
Mar

Woodland Rec. Dept. Activity Calendar

THURS. MARCH 19

3:30 pm: JR. BASKETBALL, GR. 2 / 3, WES GYM

3:30 pm: WRESTLING, GR. 2 / 8, WHS GYM

SAT. MARCH 21

ALL DAY: DOWNEAST CREDIT UNION BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT; 

Wed
18
Mar

Impressions from my Journey to Selma

As a young girl growing up in Northern Maine, the turmoil in the South during the 1960’s seemed a world away to me.  Our schools focused mainly on earlier periods of Amer

Wed
18
Mar

An Eagle Cane for Any Maine Veteran Who Wants One

As our veterans return home from the Middle East and other conflicts across the globe, cities, towns, churches, civic organizations and families have found many ways to honor those who have heroically served our nation.

Fri
27
Mar

MELVIN L. WAYCOTT JR.

MELVIN L. WAYCOTT JR.  “Cudgie”  May 28, 1946 - March 26, 2014

 

Dear Cudgie-

This day is remembered and quietly kept

No words are needed

We shall never forget

For those we love don’t go away

Fri
27
Mar

SALLIE C. COMSTOCK

 Calais & Robbinston – Sallie C. Comstock, 92, passed away Sunday, March 22, 2015 at her home with her family by her side.  Sallie was born in St.

Fri
27
Mar

JIMMY S. PLOURDE

Baileyville – Jimmy Steve Plourde, 42, passed away peacefully Sunday, March 22, 2015 at his home following a brief illness.  Jimmy was born in Calais on November 21, 1972, son of Rejean and Michelle (Duchaine) Plourde.  He attended Woodland High School and worked in the woods with his father until his illness.  Jimmy w

Fri
27
Mar

SARAH DIPIERO

Age 97, of Boston, MA

On March 20, 2015

 

Fri
27
Mar

CHARLES W. CASEY JR.

Calais – Charles William Casey Jr, 85, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2015 at Down East Community Hospital in Machias.  Charlie was born in St. Stephen, NB on December 29, 1929, son of the late Charles and Florence (Kelly) Casey.  During the 8th grade his father became ill and Charlie quit school and worked for St.

Wed
18
Mar

Calais Fire-EMS Responds to Chimney Fire

By Jayna Smith

(Photo provided by Calais Police Department.)      

Wed
18
Mar

Calais Hold NHS Induction Ceremony

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Wed
18
Mar

City Council: PD Budget Approved, New Downtown Lights

By Kaileigh Deacon

Wed
18
Mar

LNG Export Application Approved

By Michael R. Brown

Wed
18
Mar

Calais School Committee Holds Budget Workshop

By Kaileigh Deacon

Wed
18
Mar

WCCC Students Win Gold at the 2015 SkillsUSA Maine State Championships

L-R, Anna Dill, Gold medal in Electrical Construction Wiring; Andrew Guerrette, Gold medal in Diesel Equipment Technology; Jacob Levesque, Gold medal in Automotive Service Technology and Jacob Surprenant, Silver medal in Automotive Service Technology. (WCCC photo).

Wed
18
Mar

Woodland Rec. Dept. Notes

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

Wed
18
Mar

Alert to Corporations and Non-Profit Entities Regarding False Solicitations

Numerous Maine corporations have received mailings recently from a business operating under the name Maine Council for Corporations, whose address is usually listed as 126 Western Ave., #338, Augusta, ME 04330-7252. 

Wed
18
Mar

Alexander/Crawford History

By John Dudley & Cassie Oakes

Wed
18
Mar

Grand Lake Stream

Dave McCullough

Wed
18
Mar

CES Students Raise Money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

 

 Mrs. MacLeod’s 3rd Grade Class: Back row left to right: Sean L. Cherish G., Christian G., Ciara B., Chelsea C., Ryley C., Devon D. and Mrs. MacLeod. Middle row left to right: Ryan M., Taylor C.,  Xavier N., Ethan B., Liberty H., Emily B. Sitting in front is Max C. (Submitted photo).

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