November 2018

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Wed
07
Nov

Brundibár Performance Teaches Importance of Solidarity to Local Youth

By Lura Jackson

Wed
14
Nov

McLean Receives Arlo T. Bates Award

 

Wed
14
Nov

Calais City Council Looks Ahead to Winter Needs

By Kaileigh Deacon

Wed
14
Nov

Mills is Maine’s First Female Governor in Historic Election

Downeast leans toward Moody

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
14
Nov

Calais Craft Fair

 

Skye Green was one of several vendors at the Calais Craft Fair on Saturday. Green sold original paintings and hand-painted ornaments. She was very excited to share her passion with others. (Photo by Kaileigh Deacon)

Wed
14
Nov

Free Thanksgiving Supper to be Held at Second Baptist Church

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
14
Nov

Sunrise Trail Riders

 

The Sunrise Trail Riders had a very successful outing in October to enjoy the fall foliage along the Robbinston trail. About 65 ATVs participated in the communal outing – more than double the previous year, Bob Lyons shares. (Facebook photo)

Wed
14
Nov

Young Women Gain Experience in Non-Traditional Fields at WCCC

“You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face...

Wed
14
Nov

2018 Shead Tigerette Soccer Team

 

Wed
14
Nov

PBSO to Bring Classic Film Scores to Washington County

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
14
Nov

CMHS Honors Veterans with Respectful Presentation

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
07
Nov

Local election results reveal independent mindset Downeast

Local election results reveal independent mindset Downeast

Wed
07
Nov

Woodland Craft Fair

 

One of the biggest draws for the Woodland Craft Fair is to get a head start on holiday shopping while supporting local vendors. Many of the vendors offer handcrafted Christmas decorations. (Photo by Kaileigh Deacon)


Wed
07
Nov

St. Stephen Aims to Highlight Oldest Surviving Basketball Court

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
07
Nov

Deputy Debate Heats Up, Committee Kicks Budget Back To County Commissioners

By Sarah Craighead Dedmon

Wed
07
Nov

Calais Advertiser and Machias Valley News Observer Recognized by MPA

The Maine Press Association [MPA] has recognized two Washington County publications - The Calais Advertiser and the Machias Valley News Observer - for their exceptional journalism work between April 1st, 2017 and March 31st, 2018. The awards ceremony was held in Sunday River on October 20th. 

Wed
07
Nov

Karen Delaney Expands Dentistry Practices

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
07
Nov

Lady Dragons Receive MPA Sportsmanship Banner

 

Lady Dragon soccer players Joanna Korasadowicz, Abby Walker, and Sierra Bryant proudly display the MPA sportsmanship banner awarded their team this season and presented at the Class C Girls State Championship game at Hampden Academy on Saturday. Fantastic job ladies! (Photo by John Rogers)

Wed
07
Nov

Charlotte Craft Fair

 

Wed
07
Nov

First Trunk or Treat at Walmart

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

On Wednesday night, the City of Calais was filled with goblins and ghouls as kids went trick-or-treating despite the rain. This year a section of the Walmart parking lot was roped off as they hosted their first ever Trunk-or-Treat.

Wed
07
Nov

Calais Library’s Halloween Parade

 

The Calais Free Library’s Annual Halloween Parade was a hit as always. There were characters of all shapes and sizes marching up  Main Street on Halloween afternoon. The Calais marching band provided the music during the parade. (Photos by Kaileigh Deacon)

Wed
07
Nov

McGlashan-Nickerson House on List of Most Endangered Historic Places

The McGlashan-Nickerson House in Calais has been named as one of seven most endangered historic places by Maine Preservation.

Thu
15
Nov

Golden Declared Winner Following RCV Tabulation

Jared Golden has been named the winner of Maine's U.S. House of Representatives CD2, defeating incumbent Bruce Poliquin following the tabulation of Ranked Choice votes.