May 2016

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Alexander/Crawford

Cassie Oakes

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May

Sarah's House Raffle

 

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May

Ladder Safety Training

 Date: Friday, May 27th

Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: Washington County Community College, One College Drive, Calais

Cost: Free

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May

Houlton Native Leaves $4.8 million to Endow Scholarship Funds at MaineCF

A Houlton native has bequeathed nearly $4.8 million to the Maine Community Foundation to endow two scholarship funds for students in Aroostook and Washington counties.

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May

Looking Ahead with the Passamaquoddy

By Lura Jackson

 

A multi-generational family of artists, the Danas are well-known for their many artistic talents. Martin Dana carved the totem by hand, and his mother Joan taught him to utilize porcupine quills to create ornate baskets.

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May

STEM Guide Project

STEM Guide Project Offers Financial Aid to attend a STEM day camp or overnight camp. 

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May

Princeton Library Cards

 

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May

WCCC Students Prepare for Graduation, Maker to be Keynote Speaker

For the senior class students of Washington County Community College, the next few weeks will be a headlong rush of wrapping up finals, completing paperwork, and preparing for the next stage of their lives.

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Caught Being Good - Calais Elementary School

 

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Pratt - 2015 Mark of Excellence

 

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Clam Ordinances to Impact Local Economy

By Amy Jeanroy

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Obstacle Course/Color Run Walk Collaboration Brings Colorful Fun, Raises Funds

By Lura Jackson

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Music Teacher's Idea Will Bring Greater Sounds to City

By Jayna Smith

Many enjoy listening to live music and watching other performances, but without a great sound system, things of the like fall short of being first-rate.   For many local groups and organizations, funds are just not available to purchase such equipment.

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May

“Get Mugged in Downtown Calais”

 “Get Mugged in Downtown Calais” is back by popular demand.

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May

Teens and Pregnancy

By Dr. Hatem Hatem 

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May

A Story and a Recipe

By Dorothy Johnson

I remember how the older aunts and grandmothers in my family always had sweet foods stocked in their pantries. If they had learned lots of lessons about storing sweets, they never gave me an inkling of those lessons.  I thought they just knew how to take care of things.

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May

Out and About

By Dorothy Johnson

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May

SHIRLEY WINSLOW

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Shirley Winslow of Las Vegas, Nevada on Monday, May 2, 2016, at Mt. View Hospital.

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May

ALICE MAE SMALL

Alice Mae Small, 39, passed away unexpectedly on March 19, 2016 at her home in Cleveland, GA.  She was born on November 27, 1976 in Calais, Maine to William and Susan (Johnson) Small.

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May

EAC Offers Swap Session

A ‘Sip and Swap’ will be offered from 4-6 pm, Friday, May 13, at Eastport Arts Center, to encourage us all to clean out our closets and help each other to get some exciting new duds for a fantastic price.

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May

Baileyville Police Report

January 23:  Ashley Dickinson, of Millinocket, was charged with OUI and Operating Without a License.

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May

Calais Police Report

April 2:  Corbin Pratt, age 21, transient, was charged with Warrant Failure to Pay Fine.

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Troop J Report

5-4-16: Trooper Blaine Silk stopped Gordon Moores, 56, in Baileyville after he almost struck Trooper Silk’s cruiser while he and his FTO were conducting a traffic stop. Moores was charged with an administrative OUI , illegal attachment of plates, and failure to move over.

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May

Used Baseball Equipment Sought for Area Youth

By Jayna Smith

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May

Pavilion Added to Athletic Complex

By Jayna Smith

The construction of a pavilion is underway at Dicenzo Athletic Complex.  (Photo by Jayna Smith)

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May

Agency Cooperation Leads to Arrest of Two Men

By Jayna Smith

Tony McLaughlin (Washington County Jail photo) 

Two men with histories of criminal behavior were arrested in Calais last week, stemming from an incident in Baileyville.

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May

$650,000 Awarded To The Town Of Grand Lake Stream From A Completed New Markets Tax Credit Cycle

The Town of Grand Lake Stream has been granted $650,000 to apply to future housing, economic development, and community facilities projects that sustain the traditional jobs and way of life for this rural community.

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May

Mock Accident at Woodland Jr./Sr. High School

 

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Girl Scouts Collect for Food Drive

 

Girl Scout Troop 1365 collected 1128.2 pounds of food for the 24 annual National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive, Stamp Out Hunger campaign.  Pictured are front, Nevaeh Moores, Maggie O'Rourke, back, Brianna Donovan, Megan Lincoln, Bailey O'Rourke, and Shaylee Moores.  (Submitted photo)

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May

5 Reasons You Should Be Growing In A Raised Bed

Finally, we have some sun! It’s a great time to wake up your garden. At my farm, we are converting all of our garden space into raised beds. It’s a huge undertaking that we will benefit from for the rest of our gardening days. You may not ever have thought of growing in a raised bed, but I hope to change your mind.

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