October 2016

CDRC Receives $5,000 Grant Award from Maine Community Foundation for Downtown Signage


The Calais Downtown Revitalization Coalition (CDRC) has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Washington County Fund of the Maine Community Foundation for downtown signage.

These monies, along with additional funding, will help place beautiful welcome signs downtown in addition to identifying historic districts and points of interest.  


Sally Doten



Do you realize how lucky you are? Let me explain, if I hadn’t received a phone call at 7 p.m. on Monday to check to see where my column was, you wouldn’t be reading this exciting press coverage. 


Cassie Oakes


Congratulations to Eddie Cadett and Robyn Lindquist on their recent marriage.  The couple was married on Friday, October 14th.  I along with the rest of the community wish you years of happiness to come.

Two Computer Classes to Begin Thursdays at the Calais Free Library

For anyone who isn’t already a super whizz on computers, for the next five Thursdays, the Calais Free Library is the place to be!  For the beginner, or those who can always appreciate a few more hints and helps, Basic Computer helps you have a much more complete and practical k

Time for the Autumn Soup & Poetry Gathering at the Calais Free Library

Once again, those who enjoy Poetry or Soup or Both, which would be Pooh’s choice, should be sure to find their way to the Calais Free Library on Friday, November 4th at 6 p.m.  Ted Carter will again be serving as our excellent Master of Ceremonies, keeping things moving along and making sure everyone who wishes gets a turn, or two, reading poetry they have enjoyed and perhaps have w