July 2015

Fri
17
Jul

Truck/Car Collide at Scene of RV Fire

By Jayna Smith

On Sunday, July 12th, Washington County Sheriff's Department responded to a vehicle fire in Robbinston.  The call came in at approximately 11:40 a.m.  

Thu
30
Jul

Calais American Legion

Michael McLean

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Thu
30
Jul

Alexander/Crawford

Cassie Oakes

Don’t forget I am collecting Birthday and Anniversary dates for this column, if you would like me to share those of your loved ones please send me a message.  My contact information is at the end of the column.

Thu
30
Jul

King Welcomes Calais Native and Former Intern Jesse Clark to Washington

Senator King with Jesse Clark and his Korean counterpart, Gab Cheol Ji

Thu
30
Jul

Meet Our New Provider

Calais Regional Hospital is pleased to welcome Family Nurse Practitioner Blaire Siefken to CRMS Family Practice.  Ms.

Thu
30
Jul

Eastport 1st Annual Bay Day

Come to Eastport's First Annual Bay Day, a celebration of life on Passamaquoddy Bay. August 1st, 2015 brings a free, fun filled day for kids and families to Eastport, Maine. 

Thu
30
Jul

Out and About

By Dorothy Johnson

The weather has been cool, hazy and damp lately.  This morning the temperature was the same number as the dew point in several Maine towns.  The experts have been predicting thunder storms, but thankfully, we have not seen them in this area.

Thu
30
Jul

A Story and a Recipe

By Dorothy Johnson

 

Thu
30
Jul

VERNON “LIPPY” CUSHING

 Pembroke – Vernon “Lippy” Cushing, 81, passed away Thursday, July 23, 2015 at Calais Regional Hospital.  Vernon was born in Pembroke on March 6, 1934, son of the late Clarence and Hazel (Gove) Cushing.  He graduated from Pembroke High School, Cl

Thu
30
Jul

MDIFW Seeking Nominations for Annual Lifetime Outdoor Achievement Award

Hunting, fishing and trapping are an important part of the heritage of the State of Maine.

Thu
30
Jul

Calais

Sharon Frost

454-3339

July 31st - Full Thunder Moon

It’s difficult to think anything but pleasant thoughts while eating a home grown tomato.

Thu
30
Jul

Cooper

Arline Flood

454-3347

Fri
17
Jul

Four Injured After Single-Vehicle Crash in Vanceboro

By Jayna Smith

Fri
17
Jul

Calais Police Reminds Community To Lock Vehicles

 By Jayna Smith

Fri
17
Jul

Calais Police Investigation Quickly Ends Crime Spree

By Jayna Smith

 

Talon Feucht (Washington County Jail Photo).  

Fri
17
Jul

Things on Track for Tissue Machines

By Jayna Smith

 

Thu
30
Jul

Grand Lake Stream

Dave McCullough

Thu
30
Jul

Princeton

Elizabeth Mitchell

Thu
30
Jul

Meddybemps

Linda Baniszeski

Thu
30
Jul

Poliquin Announces Grants for Parents and Families of Children with Disabilities

 Maine’s Second District Congressman Bruce Poliquin announced that the U.S. Department of Education will award $200,000 to the Maine Parent Federation, an organization dedicated to helping families of children with disabilities .

Thu
30
Jul

UMA Announces 2014/2015 Dean’s Lists

 UMA Provost Joseph Szakas today announced the University of Maine at Augusta’s 2015 Spring Full-Time Dean’s list and the Fall 2014/Spring 2015 Part-Time Dean’s List.

Thu
30
Jul

International Homecoming Festival Schedule

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5 

Thu
30
Jul

Going Once, Going Twice, It’s the Lion’s Club Auction

By Jayna Smith

 

The Calais Lions Club annual auction is a popular event each year, and a great fundraiser for the group.  (Photo by Jayna Smith)

Thu
30
Jul

Benefit Raises $3,244 for Polk Family

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
30
Jul

Tour of Historic St. Anne’s Church to be Held

By Lura Jackson

Thu
30
Jul

Pratt Expansion Underway

By Jayna Smith

 

Additional space for new and used vehicles, as well as for more customer parking, is being created at Pratt Chevrolet Buick GMC on Route 1 in Calais.  (Photo by Jayna Smith)

Thu
30
Jul

Fatal Crash in Crawford

By Jayna Smith

An accident in Crawford on Monday, July 27th, has resulted in the death of one.  Chief Deputy Michael Crabree of Washington County Sheriff's Office reported that the call to 911 came in at approximately 2:00 pm.

Thu
30
Jul

Tour of Historic St. Anne’s Church to be Held

By Lura Jackson

Thu
30
Jul

Common Ground Church Opens in Calais

By Lura Jackson

 

The band Elevate from West Virginia passionately performed in Memorial Park on Saturday, July 25th at the request of the newly-opened Common Ground Church on Germain Street. (Photo by Lura Jackson).

Thu
30
Jul

Calais Hires Paramedic, Prepares for New Takeout Stand

By Lura Jackson

The Calais City Council met on Thursday, July 23rd for the first and only meeting of the month. Several requests were brought before the council including the opening of a new takeout stand and the approval of two new appointments for Calais Fire-EMS.

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