February 2017

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Thu
09
Feb

Literary Journal Seeks Submissions from Washington County Writers

The University of Maine at Machias literary journal, The Binnacle, is seeking local submissions, offering three great opportunities for area writers and readers in the coming months.

Thu
16
Feb

Out and About

By Dorothy Johnson

Thu
16
Feb

SHIRLEY RUTH (TYLER) CLARK

SHIRLEY RUTH 

(TYLER) CLARK

Thu
16
Feb

DAVID A. LIBBY

MELBOURNE, FL - David Arlan Libby, formerly of Calais, died February 3, 2017, in Melbourne, FL, following a period of declining health. Born in Boston July 14, 1938, David was the son of the late Perley and Lillian (Dearborn) Libby of Calais. A graduate of Calais Memorial High School and an Eagle Scout, he earned a B.S.

Thu
16
Feb

Shead Tigerettes Downeast Athletic Conference Champions

Members include front l-r: Halle Sullivan, Holly Preston, Katelyn Mitchell, and Justine Cheney. Back l-r: Coach Dean Preston, Roxanna McGregor, Cassidy Wilder, Madison Greenlaw, Kiesha Scott, Audrey Bradbury, Coach Dana Bowen, and Manager Alexis Moore. (Dunbar photo).

Thu
16
Feb

Caught Being Good

 

Last week quite a few students at Calais Elementary School were "caught being good."  Congratulations to Ciara Bowen, Lily Day, Sam Donovan, Cherish Glidewell, Brileigh Clark-Foster, Ethan Barnard and Tristan Engroff. Not pictured are Kayleigh Scott and Wyatt Ingham. Keep up the good work boys and girls!  (Submitted photo).

Thu
16
Feb

Teacher of the Year Recipients

 

 

Teacher of the year recipient Gregory Smith, with Dave Sivret.  (Photo by Jarod Farn-Guillette).

Thu
16
Feb

To Do Before The Next Storm

By Amy Jeanroy

With one blizzard behind us and the next only a day away, here are some safety and preparation tips to keep you and your loved ones safe and comfortable. 

Thu
16
Feb

Good Samaritans in Baileyville

 

Thu
16
Feb

VFW's Patriot's Pen Essay Contest

 

 

Calais Middle School winners of the VFW's Patriot's Pen Essay contest, theme: “The America I Believe In.”  From right, first place Cassidy Carr. 2nd place Wyatt Thigpen, behind 3rd place Jarrod McDonald. The runner’s up are pictured left. (Photo by Jarod Farn-Guillette).

Thu
16
Feb

Elementary School Students Working Toward College Goals

By Kaileigh Deacon

One Tuesday night teachers, students, and parents gathered at Washington County Community College to help recognize thirteen local students who have received scholarships. These students were thirteen elementary school students from Calais, Woodland, and Princeton. 

Thu
16
Feb

St. Croix Historical Society Receives Belvedere Grant

 

The hanging corbels of the Holmestead will soon all be made intact thanks to a grant received from the Belvedere Foundation. (Photo by Lura Jackson).

By Lura Jackson

Thu
16
Feb

Troop J Report

Number of Calls for Service: 130 Number of Warrant Arrests: 0 Number of Accidents: 31 Number of OUI/OAS Arrests: 2 Number of Burglaries: 10

Thu
16
Feb

Eliminate Browntail Caterpillars Now

By Amy Jeanroy

Thu
16
Feb

Photos For Chad

By Amy Jeanroy

When Narraguagus Senior Chad Perry was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer, the Downeast community did what it does best, and started coming together to support the Perry family. 

Thu
16
Feb

Outdoor Adventure Youth Climbing Program

 

WCCC kicked off its seven-week Youth Climbing Progam last Wednesday with this group of enthusiastic climbers. Meeting every Wednesday, participants will be learning knot tying, climbing lessons, games and skill building activities.  (Photo by Amy Jeanroy).

Thu
16
Feb

Baileyville School Committee Meeting Sees Student Presentation and Debates Coaching Positions

 

Woodland Elementary students demonstrate technology skills in the classroom at recent school committee meeting. Pictured l-r: Mrs. Pratt, William McIver, Cassie Carter, and Mrs. Howland. (Photo by Jarod Farn-Guillette).

By Jarod Farn-Guillette

Thu
16
Feb

Town News for February 16, 2017

Calais

Sharon Frost

454-3339

 

Thu
16
Feb

St. Croix Valley and the Gold Rush

 

Thu
09
Feb

PAWS Hosts Your Furry Valentine Event

 

Thu
09
Feb

CRH Births

To Kathleen Clement and Brandon Tomah of Princeton, Lincoln Tobias Tomah, a boy on 1/7/17.

To Cynthia Coffin and Tobey Tomah of Princeton, Evelyn Judith Tomah, a girl, on 1/16/17

To Laticia Cline and John Renaud of Baileyville, Remington  Rae Jean Renaud, a girl, on 1/16/17

Thu
09
Feb

DECH Births

Baby Girl

Kaydence Leigh Meeker

Parents: Ashley Gallway & Jacob Meeker of Baileyville

Birth Date: February 3, 2017

Weight: 7 lb 14 oz

Length:  20 inches

 

Baby Girl

Thu
09
Feb

Comment on six more weeks of winter!

This is what Phoenix thinks of the Ground Hog and 6 more weeks of Winter! (Photo submitted by Allison Wallace).

 

Thu
09
Feb

Land Transfers by Deed January 20, 2017 through February 2, 2017

Marion V. Brewer of Kissimmee, Florida to Thomas H. Scruton of Ayer, Massachusetts a certain lot or parcel of land together with any improvements thereon situated in the Town of Alexander bounded on west by Fred Brown Lane and on south by Earth Travelway

Thu
09
Feb

Local Library Not Just For Books: Offers Activities And Enrichment Programs For Youth And Families

By Jarod Farn-Guillette

Thu
02
Feb

Maine Moose Permit Auction Raises Over $133,000 for Scholarships

Over $133,000 was raised for youth conservation education scholarships in Maine through the 2016 Maine Moose Permit Auction. Ten hunters bid a total of over $133,000 in an auction for the opportunity to hunt moose in Maine during the 2016 season.

Thu
09
Feb

Helen Brooks to Give Lecture About Robbinston's History

By Jarod Farn-Guillette

Thu
09
Feb

Calais Police Report - January

January 1, 2017: Michael Uhl, age 19, of Calais, Maine was charged with Assault, Violation of Conditions of Release, Violation of Protection Order.

January 6, 2017: Brenda Cox, age 55, of Dennysville, Maine was charged with Theft.

Thu
09
Feb

Local Sources of Iodine Can Offset Deficiency

By Lura Jackson

Do you have fatigue, pain, depression, cognitive decline, weight gain, breast tenderness, or cysts? The cause might be as simple as iodine deficiency, an epidemic that has spread dramatically and quietly over the past four decades in America.

Thu
09
Feb

Scholarships Available For Maine Students

The Maine Community Foundation offers more than 525 scholarships that support students pursuing music, journalism, teaching, horticulture, technology, the arts, and many other fields. They are available for students who attend secondary, post-secondary, and graduate schools, as well as non-traditional programs. 

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