August 2016

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Thu
11
Aug

Tom Vicaire Is New Woodland Jr./Sr. High School Principal

By Dorothy Johnson

 

Tom Vicaire, new principal at Woodland Jr./Sr. High School is eager to begin the new school year. He is looking forward to meeting students, parents and staff in his new setting. (Photo by Dorothy Johnson).

Thu
18
Aug

Princeton

Sandra Smith

Thu
18
Aug

Grand Lake Stream

Dave McCullough

Thu
18
Aug

Cooper

Thu
18
Aug

Meddybemps

Linda Baniszeski

 

Thu
18
Aug

Baring

Sally Doten

454-2625

Here we go again...more news from the Baring home-front. Bet you can barely wait to read what I do or do not know.

Thu
18
Aug

Alexander/Crawford

Cassie Oakes

Not much news waiting for me when I got home from camp.  I know that there were several family reunions, company in the area visiting, Halloween at Pleasant Lake Campground and folks on trips. I sure hope that they contact me this week.  My contact information is at the end of this article.

Thu
18
Aug

Alexander School

Cassie Oakes

Well it is that time again and the Alexander School is gearing up to welcome their students back.  Staff has already been spotted in the building preparing their classrooms for the upcoming 2016-2017 School year.  School will start on August 31st.

Thu
18
Aug

Indian Township

 

We at Camp Ckuwapon decided that the children should be educated about our law enforcement, fire and safety, and emergency medical personnel, and the dangers they face to protect us, the forests, and animals. 

Thu
18
Aug

Calais American Legion

Michael McLean

 

214-4410

Thu
18
Aug

Downeast Lakes Land Trust Renames Community Forests

The Downeast Lakes Land Trust (DLLT) is pleased to announce the renaming of the Farm Cove Community Forest (FCCF) and the West Grand Lake Community Forest (WGLCF).

Thu
18
Aug

SummerKeys Presents an Evening of Celtic Music

This week's Mary Potterton Memorial Concert will feature an evening of Celtic music with Sue Richards, harp and Andrea Hoag, fiddle to take place at Lubec's Congregational Christian Church on Wednesday August 24th at 7:30 P.M.

Thu
11
Aug

Cemetery Tour Opens Window into the Past

By Lura Jackson

 

Brynne Lander addresses the crowd as Gladys Hayes, a fifteen-year old that died of tubercular meningitis, during the annual Cemetery Tour held by the St. Croix Historical Society on Sunday, August 7th. (Photo by Lura Jackson).

Thu
11
Aug

New FDA Law May Signal End of Vaping Industry

By Amy Jeanroy

As of Monday, August 8, it is now illegal to sell Vaping items of any kind to anyone under the age of 18. The new ruling states: 

Thu
11
Aug

DHHS Petition Bring A Voice To Community

By Amy Jeanroy

The city of Calais was recently shocked to hear that the DHHS office on South Street was closing and relocating all the employees to Machias. 

Thu
11
Aug

Improvements Necessary at Woodland Junior/Senior High School

By Dorothy Johnson

Thu
11
Aug

Woodland Elementary School Needs Improvements

By Dorothy Johnson

Thu
11
Aug

Calais Schools Aim to Provide Free Meals for All

By Lura Jackson

The Calais School Committee is seeking to provide all students who attend a Calais school with a completely free lunch and breakfast—however, to do so, assistance from parents is required. 

Thu
11
Aug

The Great Ball Bonanza

 

Tue
16
Aug

Back to School issue

 

Just a reminder for our Back to School issue for August 25.  Contact us if you have not already approved your ad.

Thu
18
Aug

Not a Superhero Movie: Suicide Squad Villains Rule

By Kaileigh Deacon

Today’s movie going experience, especially summer movies, is a lot of superhero movies and movies based on comic books. In this Marvel has dominated the scene, here though, the DC universe is in the spotlight. 

Thu
18
Aug

Bold Coast Yoga School To Open in September

Trescott - Cobscook Community Learning Center will host Bold Coast Yoga, the first registered yoga school in Washington County, which will begin sessions on September 17, 2016.  BCYS will initially offer two programs, “Deepening Your Practice” for anyone interest

Thu
18
Aug

Possible Options for Baileyville School Facilities

By Dorothy Johnson

Thu
18
Aug

City Council Meeting - August 11, 2016

By Michael R. Brown 

Thu
18
Aug

Poliquin Tours Hydropower System, Reasserts Legislation

By Amy Jeanroy

 

Thu
18
Aug

JOYCE PERKINS

Meddybemps – Joyce Perkins, 88, passed away August 8, 2016 at Marshall Healthcare in Machias.  Joyce was born in Meddybemps on May 11, 1928 to Clifton and Zela (Lewis) Reynolds.  She attended local schools and graduated from Calais High School.  She married Merlin A.

Thu
18
Aug

LAUREL ANN (SAVAGE) BAILEY

Laurel Ann (Savage) Bailey, 76, passed away unexpectedly at her home in Princeton, Maine on November 25, 2015.

Thu
18
Aug

MELVA L. LONG

Alexander – Melva Louise Long, 67, died in Bangor on August 11, 2016 after a courageous fight against cancer.  Melva was born on August 1, 1949, the second daughter of Philip and Edna (Stanhope) Donovan.  She is survived by a son, Lee Roderick; granddaughter Mallory Roderick; grandson Alexander Roderick; niece Jessica Melhiser; great niece Ashley Me

Thu
18
Aug

THERESA L. DANSE

Calais & Leesburg – Theresa “Terri” L. Danse (Damon), 63, passed away peacefully on August 10, 2016 at the Mike Conley Hospice House in Clermont, FL surrounded by her family.  Terri was born on September 26, 1952, daughter to Howard and Evelyn (Cody) Damon.

Thu
18
Aug

Out and About

By Dorothy Johnson

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