February 2017

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Thu
02
Feb

DOTTY KAY SLACK

West Swanton, VT - Dotty Kay (Stanhope) Slack, 79, passed away Saturday evening at the UVM Medical Center as a result of a sudden stroke. She was born at home on Ridge Road, South Robbinston, ME on December 20, 1937,  the daughter of Lena (Brown) and Raymond Stanhope.

Thu
02
Feb

Historic Photos - Salmon Falls

Submitted by Al Churchill

 

Thu
02
Feb

Deer keeping warm

 

(Submitted by Tracey J. Oliva).

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02
Feb

Locking for something to eat

 

An early morning visitor. (Photo Deb Hanson)

Thu
02
Feb

“Sailor’s Valentine” Sea Songs & Sweet-Hearts

Sailors who manned Tall Ships loved to sing, and they loved women. Women ashore also loved to sing, often of the sailors for whose return they longed.

Thu
02
Feb

Margaret Chase Smith Essay Contest

The Margaret Chase Smith Library is pleased to announce the topic of its twenty-first annual essay contest — drug abuse.  As far back as 1951, Senator Smith warned that “one of the great threats to ou

Thu
02
Feb

Meddybemps

Meddybemps

Linda Baniszeski

 

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02
Feb

Calais American Legion

Michael McLean

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02
Feb

Town News Calais

Sharon Frost

Flower: Violet

Birthstone: Amethyst

February 2nd - Groundhog Day.

February 10th - Full Snow Moon

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02
Feb

Town News Cooper

 

Laurie Pike

piketaxcollector@gmail.com

 

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02
Feb

Town News Robbinston

Kathy Mekelburg

By the time you read this, January will be gone and it will be February.

Thu
02
Feb

Town News Princeton

Sandra Smith

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02
Feb

Town News Grand Lake Stream

Dave McCullough

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02
Feb

Town News Baring

Sally Doten

Thu
02
Feb

Alexander School

Cassie Oakes

Here are the announcements from January 27th.

Both boys’ and girls’ basketball practice has begun. Check your Friday announcements for days and times.

Thu
02
Feb

Alexander School

Alexander School

Cassie Oakes

 

Here are the announcements from January 27th.

Both boys’ and girls’ basketball practice has begun. Check your Friday announcements for days and times.

Thu
02
Feb

Alexander/Crawford

Cassie Oakes

Please join me in sending condolences to the family and friends of Grita Carson-Preston, formerly of Crawford, Maine. Many of you may have known Grita’s son, David Carson who resided in Alexander for years and now has a summer home on Crawford Lake. 

Thu
02
Feb

Out and About

By Dorothy Johnson

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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.

Thu
02
Feb

Caught Being Good at CES

 

Last week's students at Calais Elementary School that were "caught being good" were Jacob Footer, Isabelle Urena-Cherry, Hope McLaughlin and Kassidi Porter.  Congratulations boys and girls and keep up the good work! (Submitted photo).

Thu
02
Feb

KinderArts Winter Session

Thursday, February 9, 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. at the Eastport Arts Center. Free. It is a six-week winter session of its program for pre-schoolers. Gives young children opportunities for creating, expressing themselves and moving and grooving to childrens’ songs.

Thu
09
Feb

Out and About

By Dorothy Johnson

 

Thu
09
Feb

CNA Course Offered by Axiom Education & Training Center

Axiom Education & Training Center will offer a Certified Nurse Assistant Course beginning Monday, February 20, 2017 and ending on Friday, May 19.

Thu
09
Feb

Historical Photo - 1922

 As it is almost tourney time, here is a photo of the 1922-23 Buicks basketball team, reputed to be the best basketball team ever taking the floor for Calais. In those days there were what we would call semipro teams and the Buicks were one of the best in the State.

Thu
09
Feb

MARIE M. ANNIS

 Charlotte – Marie Margaret Annis, 97, passed away Friday, February 3, 2017 at Marshall Healthcare in Machias.  Marie was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia on December 24, 1919, daughter of the late Roy and Margaret (Allen) Caler.  She attended school in North Anson and upon her mother’s unexpected passing, the family moved to Charlotte.  Marie worked in the local fish factories and marr

Thu
09
Feb

ROBERT O. BROWN

Robert O. Brown, 74, of Indian Lake in Whiting, ME, passed away peacefully at home on January 12, 2017.

Born in Milford, MA, he was the son of the late Charles F. Brown and Cecile E. (Mailloux) Brown.

Thu
09
Feb

DANIEL L. LACASSE

Calais – Daniel Lucien Lacasse, 60, passed away after a brief illness at Calais Regional Hospital on January 31, 2017.  Dan was born on August 28, 1956 in Lewiston, the oldest of 8 boys born to Lorraine and Arthur Lacasse.  He grew up in a closely-knit French-Canadian neighborhood in Auburn in a 3-story apartment down the hill from his grandparents’ house and St.

Thu
09
Feb

Mike McPherson Award presented to Randy McCormick

The Michael McPherson Award was started in February of 2000. It is a tribute presented in memory of Michael McPherson for his years of dedicated love and service to God, Family, Youth, and Community. This tribute is presented to an outstanding volunteer at the Calais Recreation Department for time and dedication given to our community’s youth.

Thu
09
Feb

Woodland Rec. News

Winter Programs: The following are some of the programs being offered by the Dept. for the winter of 2017.

Thu
09
Feb

High School Girls’ Action

Woodland 42 Fort Kent 32

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