July 2015

Thu
16
Jul

New Book by Local Author, Barbara Baig, to Be Celebrated

Writer and veteran writing teacher, Barbara Baig, a resident of Edmunds, will celebrate the release of her new book at the Lincoln Memorial Library in Dennysville on Friday, July 17, at 7 p.m.  "Spellbinding Sentences: A Writer's Guide to Achieving Excellence and Captivating Readers (Writer's Digest Books) has been e

Thu
16
Jul

Historical Society 1953

 

Thu
16
Jul

Any-Deer Permit Applications Now Available

Applications for 2015 any-deer (antlerless) permit lottery are now available online from the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. Online applications are due by 11:59 P.M. on August 17, 2015. Paper applications may be submitted in person or by mail no later than 5 P.M. on July 27, 2015.

Thu
16
Jul

“Two Years Before The Mast”

Chanteys & Songs from a Classic Tale of the Sea - - - 175th Anniversary

Wednesday, July 28th - - - 7:00 PM

Thu
16
Jul

Out and About

By Dorothy Johnson

Thu
16
Jul

Meddybemps

Linda Baniszeski

Happy birthday wishes to Carl Gordon on July 17, and Janet Ketchen on the 20th.

Fri
17
Jul

MAXINE Y. SEAVEY

 Alexander – A graveside service for Maxine Y. Seavey, 81, who passed away on December 22, 2014, will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at Alexander Cemetery.  Arrangements by Mays Funeral Home, Calais & Eastport.

Fri
17
Jul

LLOYD A. HILL

 Calais and Phippsburg – A graveside service for Lloyd A. Hill, 86, who passed on June 16, 2015, will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, July 16, 2015 at Calais Cemetery.

Fri
17
Jul

Minions Will Make You Laugh Until It Hurts

By Kaileigh Deacon

Fri
17
Jul

Tea and Treasures to Feature WCCC Senior Art

By Lura Jackson

Fri
17
Jul

Alexander Holds Annual Hometown Jubilee

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

The big draw during the Hometown Jubliee was the cake walk. Several of the attendees brought cakes they made to the event and then they could be won by lucky contestants. (Photo by Kaileigh Deacon).

Fri
17
Jul

Makem and Spain Play for Sold-Out Audience

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
17
Jul

Washington County Unorganized Territories Planning Committee Members Sought

The Washington County Council of Governments (WCCOG), working on behalf of the Washington County Commissioners, has launched Community Guided Planning and Zoning in the Unorganized Territories (UT) of Washington County. 

Fri
17
Jul

A Worthy Tribute to a Woman of Firsts

Maine’s Margaret Chase Smith was the first woman to serve in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate. She was the first woman to have her name placed into nomination for President by a major party.

Fri
17
Jul

Eastport Moonlight Movies is Pleased to Announce the Movie Schedule for their Very First Season!

July 24th : Night @ the Museum – sponsored by Rossport Farms

August 1st : Splash – sponsored by Port O’ Call

August 7th : Mary Poppins – sponsored by Millennium Marine 

August 14th : ET – sponsored by John Foster Law

Fri
17
Jul

Maine Company Expands Nationwide Food Recall

Barber Foods, a Portland, Maine company, is recalling approximately 1,707,494 pounds of frozen, raw stuffed chicken products that may be contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis.

Fri
17
Jul

Calais Investment Club Celebrates 20th Anniversary

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
17
Jul

Potluck and Auction to be Held for Pulk Family

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
17
Jul

SummerKeys Welcomes the Return of Charles Jones, Pianist

Since 1999, award-winning pianist Charles Jones, native of Roanoke, Virginia,  has been gracing the stage at SummerKeys' Mary Potterton Memorial Concerts as both a solo a

Fri
17
Jul

MARY C. TOWNSEND

 Calais – Mary Catherine Townsend, 89, passed away peacefully Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at Calais Regional Hospital.  Mary was born in Westville, NS on May 18, 1926, daughter of the late John and Jessie (Heighton) O’Brien.  During the war years Mar

Fri
17
Jul

PAUL D. WAYCOTT

Calais – Paul David Waycott, 65, passed away Friday, July 10, 2015 surrounded by his family at Maine Veteran’s Home in Bangor.  Paul was born in Calais on December 22, 1949, son of the late Norman and Lillian Helen (Mahar) Waycott Sr.  After graduating from Calais Memorial High School he worked for Thomas DiCenzo until

Fri
17
Jul

DAVID LIVINGSTONE

David Livingstone, 94, bid us adieu on May 7 with his family by his side at his home in New York City.

Fri
17
Jul

DEVON M. STAPLES

Calais – Devon Michael Staples, 22, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, July 4, 2015.  Devon was born in Skowhegan on February 2, 1993, son of Russell and Kathleen (Smith) Staples.  He graduated from Calais High School, Class of 2011 where he played football for the Silverado’s.  Devon attended Washington County Communi

Fri
17
Jul

A Nice Day for Golf

Golf and education were on the minds of each and every individual who participated in this past weekend’s Washington County Community College’s 14th annual Golf Tournament and Direct-to-Student Scholarship Fund. 

Fri
17
Jul

“Written In Granite”:

Challenging the Usual History of Mount Desert Island

presented by Mr. Tim Garrity, Executive Director, 

Fri
17
Jul

UMM Intern Conducting Research on Public Transportation Issues in Washington County

As part of the Hanley Center’s Undergraduate Leadership Initiative at Portland, University of Maine at Machias student Shannon Olson is conducting key research into public transportation in Washington County and how that affects rural health care.

Fri
17
Jul

Draft of State Wildlife Action Plan Available For Public Comment

The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, in conjunction with a broad spectrum of partner organizations, has created a draft state wildlife action plan that is now posted on the department’s website and open for public comment.

Fri
17
Jul

Troop J

This week Troop J responded to 182 calls for service. The following are noteworthy complaints:

7-6-15

Trooper Bryan Creamer arrested Gregory Trundy, 49, for a warrant for failure to pay fines.

Fri
17
Jul

Calais Schools to Receive Additional $88,000 in State Funds

By Lura Jackson

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