September 2016

Thu
22
Sep

JUANITA “POPPY” ANNE (DAVIS) CARTER

On the evening of September 15, 2016, Juanita passed away peacefully at her home in Perry, Maine at the age of 78 surrounded by her loving family. 

Thu
22
Sep

CRH Health and Wellness Fair

Calais Regional Hospital invites the community to its 2016 Health and Wellness Fair on Tuesday, October 4, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the WCCC Gym.

Thu
22
Sep

Rebekah Lodge #140 Gives School Supplies to Woodland Kids

 

Pictured here are members Gilda McPhee and Pat Dow with a trunkload of supplies being delivered to the school. (Submitted photo).

For the sixth consecutive year, members of Riverside Rebekah Lodge #140 in Baileyville, have collected school supplies for the students at Woodland Elementary School.

 

Thu
22
Sep

Local Health Organizations Receive Funds to Address Barriers to Care for Cancer Patients

The Beth C.

Thu
22
Sep

WCCC to Celebrate Shakespeare with Theatrical Presentation

 

Thu
22
Sep

Parents Invited to “Rethink Homework” At CES

By Lura Jackson

Thu
22
Sep

Workshop to Aid Caregivers

By Johanna S. Billings

The Down East Hospice Volunteers want caregivers to know they’re not alone.

“Anyone involved in care could use a little support,” said Barbara Barnett, director of the Calais-based group.

Thu
22
Sep

12th Annual Turkey-A-Thon Set for October 14

 The holiday season is fast approaching, and for many families facing food insecurity in Washington County, it can be a particularly stressful time of year.

Thu
22
Sep

As Togus Turns 150, We Recommit Ourselves to Serving Maine Veterans

 The men and women who serve our country in the military deserve the highest quality care when they return home. And for the last 150 years, the Veterans Affairs (VA) facility at Togus has set the standard for excellence in veterans health care.

Thu
22
Sep

Antique Card Hints at Easter Traditions

By Lura Jackson

 

Winters often lingered well past Easter, particularly in decades past. In this shot from Easter morning in the 1920s, a decidedly wintry North Street extends into the distance as well-dressed townsfolk go about their business. 

Thu
22
Sep

BikeMaine Riders Enjoy Meals With Local Ingredients

By Johanna S. Billings

 

The chicken dinner enjoyed by BikeMaine riders in Machias Sept. 12 was two months in the making.

Dave Seddon, CEO of the Portland-based Maine Farm & Sea Cooperative, coordinated BikeMaine breakfasts and dinners by sourcing local food.

Thu
22
Sep

Main Street Discount in Machias Robbed at Gunpoint

A Machias discount store was robbed of $200 Monday morning.

Sylvia Pouliot, owner of Main Street Discount, said Tuesday morning that a man entered her store at about 8:40 a.m. and demanded she open up the register.

“The guy came in and told me, ‘Open up the register.’ I said, ‘You’re kidding,’” she said.

Thu
22
Sep

Troop J Report

Number of Calls for Service: 188 Number of Warrant Arrests: 1 Number of Accidents: 19 Number of OUI/OAS Arrests: 5 Number of Burglaries: 0

Thu
22
Sep

POW/MIA Ceremony

 

With a respectful salute, former VFW state commander Kevin Woodward (left) relieves Ron Rice from standing guard at the POW flag raised at the Calais Fire Station on Friday, September 16th. Veterans alternated in accompanying the flag for two hours while a ceremony honoring all POWs and MIAs was held.  (Photo by Lura Jackson). 

Wed
28
Sep

Alexander School

Cassie Oakes

Please remember to send in any meal/milk money on Monday’s in an envelope, or baggie with students name on it.   This will ensure proper credit.  If you have more than one student in school you may send it in with one student and just write both names on the envelope.

Thu
22
Sep

RiceFest

Date: Saturday, October 8th, 

Time: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Location: Cobscook Community Learning Center, 10 Commissary Point Rd., Trescott

Thu
22
Sep

5 Kings in Town

By Rob Patry

Thu
22
Sep

Land Transfers 9/2-9/15

David L. Seavey and Lisa J. Seavey of Liberty, Washington to Seavey Properties, LLC of Crawford a certain lot or parcel of land in Crawford with buildings thereon as described in a deed to grantors from Lawrence Lord

Thu
22
Sep

Calais Recreation News & Notes

REC SOCCER:

The youth soccer program will take place every Saturday starting September 10th.Boys and girls in grades K-2 will practice from 9:00 – 10:15 and boys and girls in grades 3-5 will practice from 10:30 – 11:45. Fee for residents/nonresidents are $20/$30. Mouth guards and shin guards are required for soccer. 

Thu
22
Sep

Woodland Recreation Dept. Calendar

WED.  SEPT. 21:

4:00 pm: CROSS COUNTRY MEET; @ PRINCETON, ROD & GUN CLUB

THURS. SEPT. 22:

2:30 pm: CROSS COUNTRY: GR. 3 / 6; WES

6:00 pm: “BIG 10 CHEER; GR. K / 12; WES GYM

SAT. SEPT. 24:

Thu
22
Sep

High School Volleyball

Calais Defeated WA 25-22; 25-19; 25-15

Kylie Donovan 14 assists, 1 kill, 1 dig; Kelly Delaney 21/22 serving, 9 aces, 13 kills; Kelsey LaCoote 2 aces, 2 kills, 2 digs, 4 assists; Kayli Doten 3 kills, 1 Block; Abby Condon 10/11 serving, 3 kills.

JV: Calais Defeated WA 17-25, 25-7, 25-7

 

Thu
22
Sep

High School Boys’ Soccer

The Woodland Dragons took an early 2-0 first half lead on their Tiger guests as Drew Hayward collected two conversions. Drew made two more opening the second half before Damien Lank hit Shead’s first tally at 24:12. Seven minutes later Gabe Hunnewell answered for Woodland, as the team played to a 6-2 victory. Hayward paced the Dragons scoring five goals.

Thu
22
Sep

Training Day at Sluggers for Young Calais Team

 

Thu
22
Sep

Woodland Rec. Notes

Elem. & Jr. High Cross Country: Grades 3-8 (co-ed). Every Tuesday and Thursday through October at 2:30 p.m. at the Woodland Elem. School.

Tai Chi: Kindergarten through adult. September 27, October 4, October 11 at 5:30 p.m. Fees discussed with instructor.

Thu
22
Sep

Notes From The St. Croix Country Club

As Mother Nature continues to "shine" on our course, we still have many things going on at the Croix.

Thu
22
Sep

High School Girls’ Soccer

 

Sara Bartlett passing for the Shead Tigerettes. (Photo by John Rogers).

Greenville 7 Woodland 0 Sadie Smith 22-saves against 30 shots by Greenville.

Thu
22
Sep

Shead Tigerettes Soccer Team

 

Thu
22
Sep

Anchor Lodge No.41 Knights of Pythias

On the evening of September 9th the Knights of Anchor Lodge No.41 met at the Eastport Youth Center. Doors were unlocked at 5:00pm for all attending knights. The attending Chancellor Commander Ralph Polk, Vice Chancellor/ Secretary Rick Green II, Acting Master at Arms Dennis Polk, Acting Master of Works Dennis Polk, and Grand Lodge Officer Ernest Rice Domain of Maine.

Thu
22
Sep

Mulches for Winter

It’s that age old garden question; to mulch or not to mulch. I fall firmly on the side of mulching and here is why. Mulching for the winter means the best spring gardens. Mulch is the equivalent of a warm fuzzy blanket on a cold winter night. In fact, that’s just what mulch is. It’s protection from the temperature, but that’s not all.

Thu
22
Sep

Morrell Memorial Ride

 

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