June 2017

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Wed
21
Jun

Adding Color to the Halls of CHS

Photo: The Class of 2020 and their freshman advisers worked hard to create this unique and beautiful mural that hangs across the hall from room 147. This is the first of many school improvement projects that will take place at Calais High School. (Photo by Kaileigh Deacon).

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Wed
21
Jun

Summer Day Camp

 

 

The Woodland Recreation Dept. is proud to announce its 2017 Summer day Camp program.

Wed
21
Jun

Explorations and Adventures

 

 

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - 9:30 AM to Tuesday, August 15, 2017 12:00 PM

Grand Lake Stream School Building

15 Water Street, Grand Lake Stream

 

Wed
21
Jun

WOODLAND RECREATION VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE

Pictured are members of Mother-Daughter II. Players include front l-r: Halie Smith, Mackenzie Campbell, and Shawna Monk. Back l-r:  Missy Campbell, Wendi Charters, and Crystal Monk. (Photo by John Rogers).


Wed
21
Jun

JUDITH ANN WARDWELL PUTNAM June 18, 1939 - February 25, 2017

 

Judy was a long-time resident of Calais, Maine. She was born on Father’s Day, June 18, 1939, in St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada, of American parents, Owen and Arlene Wardwell, who are now deceased.

Wed
21
Jun

DALE H. WING

 

 Robbinston - It is with deep, unimaginable and heavy sadness that we announce the sudden death of Dale Harry Wing, beloved father, step father, husband, grandfather, and great grandfather, co-worker and friend, who passed away on June 14, 2017 at his home in Robbinston.

Wed
21
Jun

DAVID G. SEAMANS

 

 Calais & Falls Church, VA – David George Seamans, 54, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, June 17, 2017 in Fairfax, VA.  David was born in Calais on August 22, 1962.

Wed
21
Jun

GEORGE “BUD” BARNARD

 

Calais – George Merryfield Barnard, 82, passed away peacefully on June 19, 2017 in Machias.  Bud was born on August 11, 1934 to Herbert and Viola (Leeman) Barnard in St. Stephen, NB. 

Wed
21
Jun

Beckett Center News

Monday, June 5th, we had some who practiced for summer games and we had some go to equestrian practice. Those that do not participate in either of those activities colored, did arts and crafts, and participated in games outside.

Wed
21
Jun

“Lettuce Turnip the Beet!” at Indian Township Food Pantry Garden

Indian Township.  Healthy Acadia, AmeriCorps Food Corps, FoodCorps Maine, and the Indian Township Food Pantry have partnered to offer “Lettuce Turnip the Beet!” The free summer day camp program will be held at the Indian Township Food Pantry Garden on Wednesdays, from June 21 through August 30, 2017 (no camp on August 5), from 1:30pm to 4:30pm.

Wed
21
Jun

Out and About

 

By Dorothy Johnson

 

Wed
21
Jun

PRO CHAMPIONSHIP LEAGUE ACTION AT WHS

Pictured is the 2017 Pro League Championship team. Members include l-r: Betty Francis, Shaye Beers, Betty Phelps, Abei Francis, and Kelsey Burt. (Photo by John Rogers).

Wed
21
Jun

WOODLAND RECREATION VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE

Pictured are members of the Northern Lights team. Players include front l-r: Anne Bergin, Margie Chandler, and Megan Lord. Back l-r: Julie White, Jaime Chandler, Joyce Rhoades, Terry Cochran, and Tammy McLellan. (Photo by John Rogers).


Wed
21
Jun

Memories of Sammy Saunders Reveal 1920s Life in Calais

Photo: Sammy Saunders (shown in the upper right corner) attended the Union Street school on "Mud Lane" in the 1920s before serving as postmaster for Calais for many years. The St. Croix Historical Society was able to share some of his memories from a recording during a presentation given on June 6th. 

By Lura Jackson

Wed
21
Jun

Nexus Sculpture Beautified

The Nexus sculpture in Triangle Park has been beautified with the contribution of whiskey barrels and flowers, courtesy of a joint effort between the Calais Downtown Revitalization Project and the city. Additional improvements are planned. (Photo by Lura Jackson).

Wed
21
Jun

Holmestead Being Repaired

Wed
21
Jun

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

By Laurie Pike

 

Wed
21
Jun

Working Towards County Wide Literacy

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

It is hard to believe that in 2017 there are people that either can’t read or can read but only up to a fourth grade level. Despite this belief the startling fact is that 38% of Washington County residents can’t read above a fourth grade level. 

Wed
21
Jun

June 13th Voting

Wed
21
Jun

Kelly Delaney’s Jersey Gets Retired at CMHS

Photo: Soon to be joining the array of retired jerseys is Lady Blue Devils number 8, thanks to the outstanding efforts of Kelly Delaney (right), who worked with Coach Anne Scott (left) to help the volleyball team earn the state title in 2016. (Photo by Lura Jackson)

By Lura Jackson

Wed
21
Jun

Miss Joyce, Children's Librarian at the Calais Free Library, Announces the Summer Reading Program for 2017!

The theme for this summer's reading program is Build a Better World!  Participants may sign up anytime beginning on June 21st. The first scheduled "Kids Lunch and Activities" will be June 27th, from 12-1 pm. All aspects of the reading program will continue until August 12th.

Wed
21
Jun

WCCC’s Computer Technology Students Share Capstone Projects

The second-year students of Washington County Community College’s Computer Technology program recently completed their individually-designed capstone projects and shared them with one another. The efforts of students were varied and ranged from publishing websites, creating printer servers, building a roleplaying game, and writing a book on computer terms.

Wed
21
Jun

Land Transfers by Deed May 25, 2017 through June 8, 2017

Donald R. Pomelow and Holly J. Pomelow of Vassalboro to Robert D. Schuman and Eunice J. Mommens of Damariscotta certain lots or parcels of land together with improvements thereon situated in Lubec (Lot numbered 56 and Lot numbered 57 as shown on the Plan of Land entitled “Lubec by the Sea” prepared by Kolman Timberland Services)

Wed
21
Jun

Dennys River Historical Society

Wed
21
Jun

Institute for Curious Youth (ICY) at WCCC

Photo: Students from BRS & Indian Township doing experiments with Carey Friedman from Maine Maritime Academy. 

Sat
17
Jun

Fake Ads Targeting Local Newspapers

By Lura Jackson

 

Sat
17
Jun

Fraud Scams Affecting Local Area

By Lura Jackson

 

Sat
17
Jun

Rural Smoking Study Offers Incentives to Participants

By Lura Jackson

 

Sat
17
Jun

Local Chambers of Commerce Unite in Common Goals

 

By Lura Jackson

 

Sat
17
Jun

Invitation to Washington County Landlords

 

The Community Caring Collaborative invites landlords and property managers with rental units in Washington County to a special lunch meeting on June 20th from 11 am to 1 pm at the Kay Parker Building in Machias.  

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