June 2017

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Jun

Calais Celtic Concerts Opens Its Summer Season with The JEREMIAHS From Ireland!

Thanks in part, to a grant from Culture Ireland, The Award Winning Irish Band, The Jeremiahs, will be our featured act in June. Playing at the Calais High School, on Wednesday June 21st, at 7:00 PM US/ 8:00 PM Canadian time. The doors will open at 6:00 PM EST.

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Jun

Wildlife Photo Submissions

 

Photo Deer! (Photo by Michael McLean).


 

 

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17
Jun

Woodland High School Honor Parts

Gabriel L. Hunnewell, of Princeton, Valedictorian of his class. He will be attending the University of Maine at Presque Isle to major in Political Science.

 

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17
Jun

School Committee Approves School Budget

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

The Calais School Committee met on Tuesday in the Calais Middle/High School Library at 6pm. The meeting was called to order with John Hill, James McDonald, and Joe Footer in attendance along with Superintendent Ron Jenkins. 

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17
Jun

CES Hokey Pokey Fair

Photo: Despite the rain, the Darling's Ice Cream Truck was on hand to give students ice cream for this end of the year celebration. The ice cream is free but anyone can donate (the suggestion is $1) with all the money going back to the organization chosen, in this case the Calais Elementary School. 

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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.  

Sat
17
Jun

Local Chambers of Commerce Unite in Common Goals

 

By Lura Jackson

 

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17
Jun

Rural Smoking Study Offers Incentives to Participants

By Lura Jackson

 

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17
Jun

Fraud Scams Affecting Local Area

By Lura Jackson

 

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17
Jun

Fake Ads Targeting Local Newspapers

By Lura Jackson

 

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17
Jun

City Council Accepts Fire Chief Resignation

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

The Calais City Council met on Thursday night in Council Chambers. After the Pledge the meeting was called to order and the consent agenda was approved unanimously. 

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17
Jun

Friday Night Relay and Concert

 

June 16th, 6 p.m. Until Midnight

 

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17
Jun

Class of Yoga Teachers Graduates from Peaceful Postures

Photo: A class of yoga instructors graduated from a 200-hour program in May from Peaceful Postures Yoga and Wellness in Calais. The class was taught by Samantha Williams of Bold Coast Yoga School. From left to right: Samantha Williams, Teena Dominie, Lisa Tyson-Ennis, Maggie Brown, Ande Mosher, Ericka Marshall, and Megan Lindemanis.

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17
Jun

Letter to the Editor - The problem with Calais Obstetrics

To The Editor:

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17
Jun

Valero Gas Station Renovations

Hardwicke's Valero gas station is undergoing major renovations as the 30-year old tanks are being replaced per state regulation and two new pumps are being installed. The work is expected to take a month, during which time the business is effectively closed. According to owner Bill Kilby, the Citgo pumps will be replaced in 2020. (Lura Jackson photo). 

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17
Jun

Person on the Street: Calais Regional Hospital OB Closure

Photo: Bruce: I don’t think they should close it. I don’t see any reason why. Are they going to pay for your travel, to go all the way down to Machias? I have a kid, had it here. It would be a pain to have to go to Machias every time you have a doctor’s appointment.

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17
Jun

Hospital Responds to Community Concerns Over OB Closure

By Lura Jackson

 

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17
Jun

Person on the Street: Calais Regional Hospital OB Closure

 

By Lura Jackson

 

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17
Jun

Calais High School Honor Parts

Delayne Hold is a graduate of Calais High School and is this year’s Salutatorian. She has been involved in several extra-curricular and co-curricular activities such as volleyball team manager and is a member of JMG and STW where she was an officer. She plans to attend Eastern Maine Community College. Calais High School wishes Delayne the best of luck! 

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17
Jun

Calais High School Honor Parts

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Jun

Calais High School Honor Parts

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17
Jun

Happenings at Greenland Point Center

Look what I ran into on my way to Greenland Point Center! He was just a young fella but really in  hurry. I think he has heard that Wet-N-Wild starts June 25th and he doesn’t want to be late! It’s time to get those applications in, to reserve your spot.

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17
Jun

Brigadier General Hugh T. Corbett Promotes Pembroke Resident to Colonel

Brig. Gen. Hugh T. Corbett, assistant adjutant general, Maine Army National Guard, promoted Lt. Col. Dean A. Preston to the rank of colonel in front of family, friends, and service members at Camp Keyes on Monday, June 12, 2017.

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17
Jun

Perry Church

 

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Jun

MARJORIE DIFFIN CRANDLEMIRE

Cornish--Marjorie Diffin Crandlemire, 75 passed away June 9, 2017 at home.

Marjorie was born in Calais, August 13, 1941, to Marthas and Amy (Seed) Diffin.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her son, Charles Pitt and her daughter Connie.

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Jun

VICTORIA A. LINCOLN

 

 Perry – Victoria Anne Lincoln, 58, passed away peacefully Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Calais Regional Hospital surrounded by her family.  Vicki was born in Plymouth, MA on January 19, 1959, daughter of the late Bernard and Cyrena (Marshall) Veader. 

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Jun

Serious Skills for Boys & Girls

 

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 9:30 AM to Thursday, August 17, 2017 12:00 PM

Grand Lake Stream School Building

15 Water Street, Grand Lake Stream

 

Sat
17
Jun

ACTION SHOTS OF SHEAD TIGERS BASEBALL

Photo Veteran Shead Head Coach Ron Sullivan controls the action from third base. (Photo by John Rogers).

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17
Jun

58th Annual Blanchfield Husband and Wife/ Mixed Couples Golf Tournament

Photo: James & Ashley Mcdonald are the 2017 Bill Blanchfield Husband & Wife Golf Champions. (Photo by John Rogers).

 

James - Ashley Macdonald & John Marchese – Maya Lyons Winners

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17
Jun

Washington County Golf Championship

 

John Marchese Wins Fifth Title

 

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