July 2016

Sat
02
Jul

Grand Lake Stream

Dave McCullough

Have you noticed how wonderful the cemetery and park grounds look? A special thanks to John Brown for giving this property the care it needs.  Great work John!!

Fri
08
Jul

[Last night] 5 Police Officers Gunned down in Dallas Texas by suspect who is angry at Police shootings in Baton Rouge and Minnesota

New York Times is reporting the sole gunman was Micah X. Johnson, 25 and was killed by police.
Wed
13
Jul

Blue Devil Fund

Chris Taylor, 2007 graduate of Calais High, loves basketball and he loves Calais; but he really loves combining the two! Here is a little background on Chris, his nonprofit idea, and how The Blue Devil Fund is giving back to the community.

Wed
13
Jul

Award-winning Artist to Teach Painting Workshop

The Eastport Arts Center will offer a painting class for adults with Cheri Walton from 9 am to 3 pm, Saturday, July 16. Participants will use water media, either watercolor or acrylic (a supplies list follows), to paint a still life arrangement. “You learn everything you need to know from still life,” says Walton.

Wed
13
Jul

DLLT Acquires West Grand Lake Community Forest

The Downeast Lakes Land Trust (DLLT) is pleased to announce the acquisition of the 21,870 acre West Grand Lake Community Forest (WGLCF), completing an eight-year, $19.4 million campaign and fulfilling a 370,000 acre community-led conservation vision in the Downeast Lakes region.

Wed
13
Jul

Historical Society Summer Picnic

 

Wed
13
Jul

Cooper

Wed
13
Jul

Meddybemps

Linda Baniszeski

Another Fourth of July Week behind us after much celebration, many family get-togethers, lots of fireworks and some visitors have already come and gone.  How good times fly.

Wed
13
Jul

Princeton

Sandra Smith

First, thanks to Elizabeth for her time doing the column. It does require a major commitment. Also, I appreciate the other past writers Grace Hiland, April Free, Peta Brown, and Sharon Norman. I hope I can do as well as they have done.

Wed
13
Jul

Grand Lake Stream

Dave McCullough

Wed
13
Jul

Calais

Sharon Frost

454-3339

July 1945 - Trinity test of first atomic bomb

July 19th - Full Buck Moon. St. Smithin’s day, if ye do rain for forty days, it will remain also a good time to plant because it is particularly wet, according to folklore.

Wed
13
Jul

Calais American Legion

Michael McLean

214-4410

I had a busy week! I carried our colors with the Veterans Honor Guard in Eastport for the 4th of July Parade.  A great turnout of supporters for our veterans. 

Wed
13
Jul

Baring

Sally Doten

454-2625

Wed
13
Jul

Alexander/Crawford

Cassie Oakes

Wed
13
Jul

Roger’s Auto Celebrates Forty Years on Garage Row

 

Transportation has always been the theme of the location where Roger's Auto is now. Shown here is Cone's Livery Stables, founded in the 1860s. 

By Lura Jackson

Wed
13
Jul

Miami, Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Credit Card Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft

United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Roberto Lueje-Rodriguez, 29, of Miami, Florida pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court of access device fraud and aggravated identity theft.

Wed
13
Jul

Law Enforcement and Citizens Stand Against Violence

By Amy Jeanroy

Wed
13
Jul

Marijuana Prevention PSA Contest Winner: “Baseball is Better”

Healthy Acadia and the Partnership4Success Coalition (P4S) congratulate Kobe Saunders as thae winner of the 2016 Marijuana Prevention Public Service Announcement (PSA) contest.

Sat
02
Jul

Relay for Life of St. Croix Valley

 

Sat
02
Jul

Irene Chadbourne Community Programs Receives $15,000 Grant

By Lura Jackson

Sat
02
Jul

CES Summer Program Proving Vital for Parents and Kids

By Jayna Smith

 

These kids are just a few of the many who are having fun at Calais Elementary School’s summer program.  (Photo by Jayna Smith)

Sat
02
Jul

Groups Utilize UMM Campus Gardens to Support Local Food Pantries

 The University of Maine at Machias (UMM), University of Maine’s Food Recovery Network, Healthy Acadia, and the Community Caring Collaborative's Neighbor Group have joined forces to utilize the UMM campus garden space to help address local food insecurity.

Sat
02
Jul

Robbinston

Kathy Mekelburg

454-0654

Sincere sympathy to the family and friends of Frances Chambers.

Sat
02
Jul

Meddybemps

Linda Baniszeski

Sat
02
Jul

Out and About

By Dorothy Johnson

 

Patsy Hanson and Ginny McKeil take a moment to look over their treasures at the big yard sale on Saturday in Charlotte. Other shoppers browse the books looking for a bargain. (Photo by Dorothy Johnson).

Sat
02
Jul

Meddybemps

Linda Baniszeski

Sat
02
Jul

Princeton

Elizabeth Mitchell

Sat
02
Jul

Calais American Legion

Michael McLean

214-4410

Sat
02
Jul

Calais

Sharon Frost

454-3339

June is drawing to an end.  Our summer festivities will soon be in full swing.  I hope the kiddies are enjoying the pool.  It looks really nice.  We are so lucky to have that job done.

Sat
02
Jul

Baring

Sally Doten

454-2625

Summer finally arrived! Need I say more about the beautiful week we have had. No complaints from me.

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