February 2017

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Thu
23
Feb

Family Ice Fishing Day

 

Saturday, February 25th from 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm at Downeast Lakes Land Trust Building, Grand Lake Stream

Thu
23
Feb

Sunday Series: Roaring Jelly East

 

Sunday, February 26th at 3:00 pm

Location: Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St., Eastport

Thu
23
Feb

Out and About

 By Dorothy Johnson

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.

Thu
23
Feb

Historical Society Big Snow Storms from the Past

Thu
23
Feb

Obituary - GERALD EMMONS COOKSON

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

Thu
23
Feb

Obituary - EDMUND C. DEL MONACO SR.

 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

Thu
23
Feb

Obituary - BARBARA JEAN MCALPINE

Barbara Jean McAlpine, 86, formerly of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, February, 18, 2017 at the Harrisburg Hospital.

She was born on March, 17, 1930 in Princeton, Maine, and was the daughter of the late, Chester A. and Clara M. (James) Fitch.

Thu
23
Feb

Obituary - RUTH (RUTHIE) IRENE SHAIN (JAMIESON)

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.

Thu
23
Feb

Lady Dragons Earn Comfortable Win

 Prelim Victory over Fort Fairfield 51-38

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.

Thu
23
Feb

Lady Blue Devils Defeat PVHS in Prelim

 

Sydney Farrar Paces Hosts’ 54-43 Victory

 

Thu
23
Feb

Dragons Defeat Warriors This Time In Another Thriller

 

Sophomore Drew Hayward Paces 64-62 Victory

 

Thu
23
Feb

Wrestling Action

 

Veteran Dragon Alex Roderick gives freshman Calais standout Ashton James a good workout. (Photo by John Rogers).

Thu
23
Feb

Horse Damages Ambulance

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).

Thu
02
Feb

Alexander/Crawford History

By John Dudley & Cassie Oakes

Thu
02
Feb

HELON EMILE TURMEL

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.

Thu
02
Feb

GRITA M. CARSON-PRESTON

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. 

Thu
02
Feb

Woodland Recreation Dept. Calendar

Woodland Recreation Dept. Calendar

FEB. 1.

4:00 pm: ELEM. BB - NORTH CAROLINA / KENNTUCKY, WES GYM

5:00 pm: JR. CHEER (GR. K - 5), WES GYM

6:30 pm: EXERCISE / AEROBICS, WES GYM

THURS. FEB. 2

Thu
02
Feb

Woodland Rec. News

 

WINTER PROGRAMS: The following are some of the programs being offered by the Dept. for the winter of 2016.

Ice Skating Area: Open daily depending on weather and ice conditions. Skate at your own risk. Contact the Rec. Dept. at 427-6205 FMI.

Thu
02
Feb

Calais Recreation Basketball Results

3rd & 4th  

 1-26: Husson 36 UMPI 25

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.

Thu
02
Feb

CALAIS REC K-2 BASKETBALL

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).

 

 

Thu
02
Feb

DRAGON CHEERLEADING

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).

 

 

Thu
02
Feb

High School Boys’ Hoops

 

Bucksport 59    Calais 40

Thu
02
Feb

High School Girls’ Action

Lady Dragons Defeat S. Aroostook & Are #1 In Class B

 

Thu
02
Feb

Area Hoop Standings

Through 1/29 Local Standings

Class C Boys

7Woodland7-533.8

9Sumner5-831.7

12Narraguagus4-1028.6

16Calais2-99.6

Class D Boys

2Machias15-195.2

5J-B8-641.4

Thu
02
Feb

2017 DAC Winter All-Stars

Cheering 

Coach of the Year Michelle Wood, Machias

Sportsmanship Machias

MacKenzie Campbell, Woodland 

Halie Smith, Woodland

Taylor Lane, Woodland 

Makayla Overlock, Woodland 

Thu
02
Feb

DRAGON ALUMNI IN ACTION

 

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).

Thu
02
Feb

SHEAD LADY TIGERETTES #1 IN NORTH

 

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).

Thu
02
Feb

Senior Holly Preston Photo

 

Senior Holly Preston earns the endline for the Shead Tigerettes. (Photo by John Rogers).

Thu
02
Feb

“La La Land,” a Modern Old Fashioned Musical

By Kaileigh Deacon

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. 

Thu
02
Feb

Winter Kids Workshops for Educators in February

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.

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