The snow did arrive in a blizzard. I was confined to the house Monday and Tuesday and again on Thursday. Today (Sunday) we are having warmer weather and the snow is melting. If this keeps up, maybe I will find my picnic table this week.
Calais – Gerald Emmons Cookson, 73, passed away at his home on February 14, 2017. Gerald was born on June 23, 1943 to Henry and Dorothy (McPhail) Cookson in Calais. Upon his completion of high school, he immediately enlisted with the US Air Force, serving during the Vietnam War and then later served with the National Guard for 25 years, retiring
Calais – Edmund Clarence Del Monaco Sr., 92, the last surviving member of a generation of “road builders” who built roads all over the state of Maine since the 1930’s, died February 16, 2017. Edmund was born in Providence, Rhode Island September 2, 1924, the son of Pietro and Maria Maddelena (DiC
HALIFAX - Age 73 of Halifax, Ruthie was called home to our Lord on Saturday, January 21st, 2017. Born on November 24th, 1943 to Bill and Rose Jamieson, Ruthie was a unique and caring individual, beautiful inside and out, who touched the lives of all who knew her. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bill and Rose Jamieson; and husband, Artie.
In a balanced attack the Lady Dragons jumped to an early 18-6 lead after 8-minutes powering to a 28-10 lead midway. The lead extended to 20-points in the third and the hosts played to a comfortable 13-point victory.
Downeast EMS was struck by a horse that had escaped it's enclosure while transporting the last victim from the Woodland Pulp incident. Unit 50 was involved in the accident Rt. 1 in Baileyville. All occupants in the ambulance were not injured. The horse, Bert only received minor injuries. (Facebook Photo).
Meddybemps, ME and Daytona Beach Shores, FL - Helon Emile Turmel, 91, passed away on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 in Providence, RI. He was the son of Prosper and Rosee Turmel of Jackman, ME. He was married in 1945 to Florence Turmel, his wife of 71 years.
Eddington – Grita M. Carson-Preston, 85, died Jan. 24, 2017 in Bangor after a period of declining health. She was born Jan. 11, 1932 in Guerette, Maine, the daughter of Ligorie and Selma (Rossignol) St. Pierre.
Oliver Clark led Husson with 18pts, Kate McPhee had 14pts, Garrett Clark and Noah Ziegler each with 2pts. Colby Moholland led all scorers with 18pts, Cameron Harmon had 3pts, and Jordon Barnard with 2pts for UMPI.
Malorie Black and Dana Redding take their time to teach grades k-2 the “fun” of basketball for the Calais Recreation Department. Calais continues to introduce their youth to the “great game of basketball” through fun drills and actually having fun playing like the big kids…(Calais Recreation photo).
The Woodland Dragons changed their routine adding difficulty for the MPA regionals held Saturday at the Cross Center in Bangor and took fifth place in the championship, earning them a slot in the state finals on February 11 in the Cross Center. (Photo by John Rogers).
Pictured are the Woodland Dragons that participated in the annual alumni games in the “Dragon Dome.” They include l-r: Windsor Brooks (2016), Bob Ferry (1977), Frankie Morrison (2001), Dylan Leighton (2016), Chris Thornton (2015), Jamie Bohanon (1990), and Chad James (2009). (Photo by John Rogers).
Pictured is the North Class D Shead Tigerettes from Eastport. Members include front l-r: Holly Preston, Katelyn Mitchell, Justine Cheney, Halle Sullivan, and Cassidee Lawrence. Back l-r: Coach Dean Preston, Roxanna MacGregor, Maddison Greenlaw, Cassidy Wilder, Kiesha Scott, Aurdey Bradbury, and Coach Dana Bowen. (Photo by John Rogers).
Musicals are not a popular genre of movie and don’t tend to bring the crowds that action or superhero movies do. It is also a genre that doesn’t get made very often but one or two times a year one makes its way to the big screen.
On February 8 and 9, 2017, Healthy Acadia will sponsor free WinterKids workshops for teachers and childcare providers aimed at helping educators keep kids active with outdoor physical activity throughout the winter.