October 2018

Raye’s Mustard Mill Museum Receives Non-Profit Status and $133,222 USDA Rural Development Grant

Raye’s Mustard Mill Museum of Eastport received significant boosts in recent days with notification that it has been awarded federal tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code.

Pratt Dealership Supports Free Screening Mammograms

Pratt Chevrolet Buick GMC is donating funds to Calais Regional Hospital for the second year in a row to provide screening mammograms to local Washington County women.    For eight year’s Pratt has taken part in the Chevrolet promotion to support Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.  For every photo posted to Instagram with the hashtag #idrivefor, Chevrolet donates $5 to the America

Referendum Roundup

By Lura Jackson

Voters will be presented with determining their approval for five separate questions in this referendum election. Most of the questions are bond issues; the first is a citizen initiative.

Happy Halloween

Gourd guards police our front steps October every year 

Scent of "pumpkin spice" fills the air when grotesque expressions appear

Then it's time again to remember fleeting youth's happy night


Blue Devils Name Event in Memory Of Addison Coty

On Tuesday September 18 the annual Calais High School cross country meet was again hosted at the Moosehorn Refuge but this race took on a new special significance. Addison Coty was lost in a tragic accident this summer. Addison graduated from CHS in June completing an exceptional career in academics and athletics at the school.

Clarissa Arseneault Named TeamUSA Player of the Game


St. Stephen resident and member of TeamUSA’s ball hockey team Clarissa Arseneault was recently named Player of the Game by her teammates following their win over Slovakia during the ongoing Master’s-level world championship in Bermuda. The team is 3-1 heading into the semi-finals. (Facebook photo)