June 2018

Local Students Attend Institute for Curious Youth

During the week of June 4-8, Seventh grade students from Beatrice Rafferty School and Township attended the Institute for Curious Youth (ICY) at Washington County Community College in Calais.  This exciting STEM camp has been enjoyed by seventh graders from the Beatrice Rafferty and Indian Township Schools for the past four years with the help of Maine Indian Education’s GEAR-UP gra

First Music on the Green Concert


The season opened for the CDRC’s Music on the Green last Tuesday. Triangle Park Stage welcomed the Grand Lake Stream Strumming Wildcats. The Wildcats plays a wonderful mix of folk and bluegrass style music. Flowers by Janie was the sponsor of the Grand Lake Stream Strumming Wildcats. (Photo by Kaileigh Deacon)

Breaking Ground for the Passamaquoddy Veterans Monument

Elders and veterans of the Passamaquoddy tribe broke ground on June 21st for the Passamaquoddy Veterans Monument, a tribute that will be established in Indian Township within the coming month. The Passamaquoddy have served in all branches of the armed forces of the United States, despite not having a warrior culture prior to colonization.

Fall Baseball Tryout Date Announced

Even though the typical baseball season has ended, the fun does not have to end with the completion of Cal Ripken, Little League, or junior high teams.  Kids can get in some extra months of baseball by playing on a Calais-Area Fall Baseball team.  Now entering its fourth season, there will again be two teams:  ages 9 to 12 and ages 13 to 15.  Tryouts for the teams are slated for Jul

WHS Athletic Scholars


These top athletic scholars from Woodland High School, Shawna Monk, Jenah Leeman, and Anna Johnson, have achieved a 90+ average over their four-year high school career while participating in four or more varsity sports – A very special achievement – Sincere congratulations!

Regional Rebekah Meeting

Riverside Rebekah Lodge #140 recently hosted the Northern Regional Meeting.  The Northern region consists of lodges in Baileyville, Fort Fairfield and Caribou.  About 35 members, representing eleven lodges, assembled at the Old School Restaurant in Princeton for lunch followed by a meeting.  This is an annual meeting, held alternately between the three lodges.  Poll