January 2017

EAC to Offer Card-Making Party

Whether in preparation for Valentine’s Day communications, for pen-pals and friends far and near, or to just learn some cool and mailable art-making techniques, all are invited for a Card-Making Party on Sunday, February 5 from noon-2 pm at Eastport Arts Center. A talented trio of instructors, Kristin McKinlay, Dawn Loper and Sara Myrick, will each present a separate technique.

National Park Service Offers Teacher Fellowships at Acadia National Park and Saint Croix Island International Historic Site

The National Park Service (NPS) is recruiting six Acadia Teacher Fellows to spend the summer learning about Acadia National Park’s diverse natural and cultural resources, and ways to protect them.

Washington County Community College Student Reflects on Women’s Leadership Program

Receiving her certificate of completion for the Maine NEWL program from Mazie Hough is Washington County Community College Student Skye Green. Green was a participant in last year's conference, which is dedicated to empowering women for public service. (Submitted photo).

Princeton Elementary School Holds School Spelling Bee

On Friday, January 20th, twelve sixth through eighth graders participated in the Princeton Elementary School annual school spelling bee. It took 14 rounds for eighth grader, Katherine Hiland, (middle) to win the event with seventh grader, Taya Richardson (left) finishing second. Madisyn Cochran (right), a sixth grader, finished third.

Washington County Community Café and Meals on Wheels for February


Wed, Feb. 1, 2017: Shepherd’s Pie, Broccoli, Wheat Bread, Dessert.

Thurs., Feb 2, 2017: Sliced Turkey with Gravy Mashed Potatoes, Peas and Carrots, Wheat Bread, Dessert.

Fri., Feb. 3, 2017: Chicken and Scalloped Potatoes, Peppers, Onions and Turkey Bacon, Wheat Bread, Dessert.

Calais Celtic Concerts Donates to Knights of Columbus At a special dinner ceremony at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Calais, the St. Croix Knights of Columbus Council #149 distributed the funds from their Tootsie Roll Drive to four area recipients. The f

At a special dinner ceremony, at the St. Croix Knights of Columbus Hall Sunday night, Calais Celtic Concert Director Tom MacDonald presented a check for $1,000.00 to the Officers of the Council, for their High School scholarship fund. Each year the Knights of Columbus give out the High School Scholarships to both Baileyville and Calais High School.