November 2018

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Wed
28
Nov

CHS Holds Annual Rock-a-thon

By Kaileigh Deacon

Wed
21
Nov

St. Croix Valley Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Dinner

 

Roscoe “Rocky” Johnson Award: Joe Moses

“The Down East Team is proud of our President, Joseph Moses, who was honored to receive the Roscoe “Rocky” Johnson at the St. Croix Valley Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner on November 8.

Wed
21
Nov

PES Gets Creative

By Kaileigh Deacon

On Wednesday, November 14, Princeton Elementary School partnered with Island Readers and Writers to bring author and illustrator Rebekah Raye to work with the students. This has become an annual event for the school with different authors and illustrators coming during the year. 

Wed
21
Nov

Meet Kaileigh Deacon: A Local Novelist Sheds Light on her Craft

By Lura Jackson

Wed
21
Nov

Jared Golden Wins U.S. House Seat After RCV Tally

By Lura Jackson

 

In a contentious finish, Democrat Jared Golden has been named the winner of Maine’s second U.S. House of Representatives seat, defeating incumbent Republican Bruce Poliquin after the final tally of the newly-implemented Ranked Choice Voting [RCV] system.

Wed
21
Nov

PAWS Seeking Foster Families for Cats, Kittens, Dogs

By Lura Jackson

Wed
21
Nov

Let’s All Have a Merrier Christmas Taking Applications and Donations

By Lura Jackson

Wed
21
Nov

Second Set of Stage Steps Built with Lioness Leadership

By Lura Jackson

Wed
21
Nov

Rod Tirrell is Calais Police Department’s Newest Officer

By Lura Jackson

The field of law enforcement may not be at the top of many people’s list for a second career, but to Rod Tirrell of Calais, it should be. At the age of 46, the former Prime Care operator became Calais Police Department’s [CPD] newest full-time officer in late August.

Wed
21
Nov

Council Approves Economic Development Loan

By Kaileigh Deacon

At Thursday’s City Council meeting the council heard a presentation from Cal Jeanroy about his request for an Economic Development Loan in the amount of $60,000. The loan would go toward finishing a combined coffee shop, restaurant and brewery which he plans to open in the old J.D. Thomas building on Main Street. 

Wed
21
Nov

Woodland Dragon Soccer Team

 

Wed
28
Nov

Chilly Thanksgiving Warmed by 747 Free Meals

By Lura Jackson

Wed
28
Nov

Gift of Time Holiday Family Night Planned at WCCC

By Lura Jackson

Wed
28
Nov

SCRTC Students Start Shop

By Kaileigh Deacon

Wed
28
Nov

AES to Perform The Fisherman and His Wife

By Lura Jackson

Wed
28
Nov

Two at CMHS Receive Teacher of Year Awards

By Kaileigh Deacon

Wed
28
Nov

Remembering Brook Norton

By Lura Jackson

Wed
28
Nov

Porter Chosen to be Parade Grand Marshal

It's that time again! Santa will be making an early stop to Calais on Friday, December 7th, spreading lots of cheer at the 21st Annual Lioness Christmas Parade.

Wed
28
Nov

Community Support Floods in at Addison Coty Memorial Turkey Trot

By Lura Jackson

Wed
28
Nov

From Chaos to Kindness: Band Finds Home for Local Woman

By Lura Jackson

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. 

Wed
14
Nov

PBSO to Bring Classic Film Scores to Washington County

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
14
Nov

2018 Shead Tigerette Soccer Team

 

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

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

Charlotte Craft Fair

 

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

Karen Delaney Expands Dentistry Practices

By Lura Jackson

 

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

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

By Sarah Craighead Dedmon

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