February 2016

Sun
21
Feb

Calais & Baileyville Drug Epidemic: Community Forum with Police Chief Bob Fitzsimmons

by Jayna Smith

Wed
17
Feb

A Story and a Recipe

By Dorothy Johnson

(A re-print from February 19, 2015)

Wed
17
Feb

Kristi Saunders, Director of Human Resources and Compliance Officer, Retired the end of January

Kristi joined the hospital family on a Monday morning in the spring of 1971.  She graduated from college  Friday afternoon, moved from Aroostook to Washington County on the weekend and joined CRH on Monday morning.   That was 44 years ago.

Wed
17
Feb

Alexander/Crawford

Cassie Oakes

Wed
17
Feb

Baring

Sally Doten

454-2625

Wed
17
Feb

Grand Lake Stream

Dave McCullough

Wed
17
Feb

Alexander/Crawford History

By John Dudley & Cassie Oakes

Wed
17
Feb

Calais American Legion

Michael McLean

454-3435

We had the “Veterans Meet & Greet” last Monday at Just South of The Border. I want to thank members of the VFW, the Calais American Legion, Gary Young and staff  for their support. 

Wed
17
Feb

Princeton

Elizabeth Mitchell

Wed
17
Feb

Princeton School

Elizabeth Mitchell

Following school vacation, the week is full of activities for Princeton Elementary School children. On Monday, February 22: JH boys’ practice from 2-3:30pm. Cheering from 3:30-5pm. JH girls’ practice 5-6:30pm. 

Wed
17
Feb

Alexander School

Cassie Oakes

AES is still selling t-shirts, crewneck sweaters and hoodies.  Get yours before they are gone!

Wed
17
Feb

Meddybemps

Linda Baniszeski

Wed
17
Feb

Cooper

Wed
17
Feb

JOHN F. LAWLESS SR.

Baring – John Francis Lawless Sr., 74, passed away on February 9, 2016 at a Calais hospital with his family by his side.  John was born July 6, 1941 to Francis and Helena (Hayes) Lawless in Woodland.  He grew up in Baring where he worked various jobs over the years including construction and working in the woods.  John married A

Wed
17
Feb

“The Finest Hours” is a Fine Way to Spend a Couple of Hours

By Kaileigh Deacon

Wed
17
Feb

Calais experiences heavy wind storm last night

Rumors throughout Calais have quickly spread that last night's heavy wind storm blew the roof off C&E Feeds at 482 North Street.  Owner Clyde Eldridge said that is indeed NOT true.  "My rental building next door had part of its roof blown off.  It had nothing to do with the store," he said.

Wed
17
Feb

Relax and Renew in Downtown Calais

By Kaileigh Deacon

Just down the street from where Village Variety and the Calais Bookshop are is a little piece of the big city on Main Street. Renew Hands + Feet Nail Salon opened three weekends ago on and has made a wonderful addition to the community. 

Wed
17
Feb

Calais City Council

By Amy Jeanroy

Calais City Council met February 11 with council members Artie Mingo, Anne Nixon, Marcia Rogers, Scott Geel, and Eddie Moreside in attendance. 

Wed
17
Feb

Group Formed to Rehabilitate Devil’s Head

By Lura Jackson

The 315 acre conservation area of Devil's Head can be seen here as it projects into the St. Croix River. A group has been formed to rehabilitate the park's trails, restore its roads, and create trail signs. Photo by City of Calais.

Wed
17
Feb

King Recognizes Former Sen. Olympia Snowe for Work Expanding Rural Broadband Access

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Wed
17
Feb

Baileyville Town Council

By Danielle Smith

The February 8th Baileyville Town Council Meeting was called to order at 5:30 p.m. with many items on the agenda.

Wed
17
Feb

Quilters Host Valentine Tea

 

Pictured left to right: Joan Miller and guest, Sally Nelligan and guest. (Submitted photo).

 

Wed
17
Feb

Pie in the Face Event

By Danielle Smith

Wed
17
Feb

Polar Bear Dip Promotes Freezing for a Reason

The 16th annual Polar Bear Dip is rapidly approaching, prompting participants to put out rallying calls to raise donations for a very worthy cause.

Wed
17
Feb

CHS Winter Carnival Tradition Continues

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Wed
17
Feb

History of St. Croix Island Thrills WCCC Group

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
17
Feb

FBC Winter Olympics

 

Wed
17
Feb

Robbinston

Kathy Mekelburg

454-0654

Wed
17
Feb

WCCP Receives Monetary Award

The Washington County Children’s Program (WCCP), a program of Sunrise Opportunities, is pleased to announce the award of $1000 from Machias Savings Bank. The award will help support WCCP’s Dental Program staff in their efforts to assist the New York University College of Dentistry at the upcoming Dental Clinic at the Pellon Center in Machias.

Wed
17
Feb

Princeton School

Elizabeth Mitchell

This coming Thursday, February 10, there will be an hour long ‘Valentine Story’ time at the Princeton Public Library. It begins at 1pm. Volunteer Megan Standley will be offering crafts, stories, and a snack.

 

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