April 2016

Tue
19
Apr

Suspicious Activity Prompts Drug Enforcement Response

by Jayna Smith

One South Street residence had a heavy law enforcement presence most of the day on Sunday, April 17th. Members of Calais Police Department, Maine State Police, and Maine Department of Environmental Protection Hazmat Team could be seen on the property.

Sat
02
Apr

Food for Thought to Offer Child Development Insights at Second Event

By Lura Jackson

Sat
02
Apr

CMHS Post-Secondary Fair Welcomes Hundreds of Students

 

Among those in attendance at the CMHS Post-Secondary Fair were PJ Singh (left), Admissions Counselor for the University of Maine at Machias, and Blake Collins, CHS Freshman. (Submitted photo).

By Lura Jackson

Sat
02
Apr

First National Bank Donates to Local Food Pantries

 

Sat
02
Apr

History of St. Croix Valley to be Featured Through Google

By Lura Jackson

Sat
02
Apr

Downeast EMS Donates Ambulance to Perry VFD

 

Left to right: Downeast EMS Jason Cox, Perry Firefighter Ryan Pearson, DEEMS Advanced EMT Jay Pearson, Perry Fire Chief Paula Frost.)

Sat
02
Apr

New App for Anglers Helps Simplify Fishing Regs

By Jayna Smith

Sat
02
Apr

Calais Celtic Concerts Present Makem & Spain

Calais Celtic Concerts will present Makem & Spain on a new CD release tour of, “Four Pounds a Day” at the Washington County Community College in Calais, on Monday April 4th. Show time will be at 7:00 PM, US/8:00 PM Canadian, the doors will open at 1 hour before showtime.

Sat
02
Apr

“Allegiant” Entertains But Falls Short

By Kaileigh Deacon

To preface, I read the books in a flurried frenzy, that went as fast as the library could get the books in but hadn’t watched any of the movies until just before going to see the latest installment when I binge watched the first two. 

Sat
02
Apr

Eastport Pirate Festival Wins Tourism Award

 

Eastport Pirate Festival just received the Award for Innovation and Creativity at the 2016 Maine Governor's Conference on Tourism.  Pictured left to right are Pirate Festival Board Member Anthony Giard, Melissa Newcomb, and Chris Brown.

Sat
02
Apr

Shelter Nears Completion at Ruth Brogan House

By Lura Jackson

 

Sat
02
Apr

Saturday's Coffee House is One Not to Miss

By Jayna Smith

 

Connor Sherrard, son of Krista Vining and Joey Means of Charlotte, and Chris and Renee Sherrard of Calais.  (Submitted photo).

Tue
12
Apr

Project OWN Yields Three Arrests for CPD

by Jayna Smith
 
Mon
04
Apr

Calais Police Investigation Leads to Arrest

by Jayna Smith
 
Sat
02
Apr

Pratt to Match Up to $10,000 in Donations to Pool

By Jayna Smith

 

Ian Pratt, owner of Pratt Chevrolet Buick GMC, and Craig Morrison, Calais Recreation Director. (Photo by Jayna Smith)

Sat
02
Apr

Tradewinds Donates

Tradewinds Shop 'n Save owner Chuck Lawrence, along with 

 

Sat
02
Apr

Baileyville Town Council

By Danielle Smith

The Baileyville Town Council Meeting came to order at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, March 28th, 2016.

Sat
02
Apr

Baileyville School Board Sees Restructure

By Danielle Smith

The Town of Baileyville held its long anticipated school board election on Monday, March 29, 2016.  Votes were cast by 223 residents to fill four out of the five school board positions.

Sat
02
Apr

Robbinston Town Meeting

By Amy Jeanroy

On Monday, March 28th Robbinston held its annual town meeting. 

Sat
02
Apr

Calais City Council Meeting

The Calais City Council met March 24th, 2016, for its second meeting of the year.

Sat
02
Apr

UMaine Educational Leadership Program To Form Washington County Regional Group

The University of Maine Educational Leadership program is seeking Washington County superintendents, principals and teacher leaders for a regional group that will be part of a new master’s degree cohort starting in fall 2016.

Sat
02
Apr

Photos and Memories Requested

Paul H. Phelan, well-known and loved throughout Washington County, will be remembered on Saturday, April 16, 2016 in Baileyville (Woodland), ME.

Sat
02
Apr

Tip-A-Cop Donates Money to Calais Pool Fundraiser at Tradewinds

 

Sat
02
Apr

Calais

Sharon Frost

454-3339

April 5th ECW at St. Anne’s Parish Hall at 5:30 with a pot luck. The meeting will follow.

Sat
02
Apr

Princeton

Elizabeth Mitchell

Sat
02
Apr

Calais American Legion

Michael McLean

454-3435

Sat
02
Apr

Dental Clinic Returns for Yearly Visit

A week long clinic that has provided dental care to thousands of Washington County residents is returning. The New York University College of Dentistry (NYUCD) Henry Schein Cares Global Student Outreach Program will be back in Machias April 11th – 16th. It will be closed on Thursday, April 14th.

Sat
02
Apr

Grand Lake Stream

Dave McCullough

Here is an early reminder of an upcoming GLS event. Mark your calendar for the annual Fishermen’s and Family Breakfast that will be held on May 14th starting at 7 am to 10am.  There will also be raffles. More details to follow.

Sat
02
Apr

Alexander/Crawford

Cassie Oakes

Lots of families celebrated Easter this past weekend with family get-togethers, meals, Easter Egg Hunts and going to church.

Sat
02
Apr

Alexander School

Cassie Oakes

Money Calendar sales ended on March 31st and   drawings will be the month of April with multiple chances to win. Drawings will be held Monday-Friday.  You can check out the winners at the school entrance or check the Randy’s Variety Facebook page.

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