December 2018

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Wed
05
Dec

2nd Annual International Festival of Trees

By Kaileigh Deacon

For three days the Washington County Community College was home to the 2nd Annual International Festival of Trees. The event, which took place last year at the Knights of Columbus Hall, is becoming a regular Calais Christmas tradition. 

Wed
12
Dec

History of Moneymaker Lake Blends with Modern Fiction in Debut Novel

By Lura Jackson

Wed
12
Dec

Celtic Group, Coig, Donates to Local Food Pantry

 

Wed
12
Dec

SCRTC Teams up with WQDY to Stream Basketball Games Online

By Lura Jackson

Wed
12
Dec

Polar Express is a Frozen Adventure at CES

By Kaileigh Deacon

Thursday night the halls of Calais Elementary School were transformed from the standard school hallways to adventure rides straight from the Polar Express and Frozen. The event has become an annual December tradition at the elementary school and part of many families’ holiday traditions. 

Wed
19
Dec

Jim Porter Reflects on Two Decades in City Administration

By Lura Jackson

Wed
19
Dec

Calais Looks at Future of Milltown Gas Station

By Kaileigh Deacon

Where Baring and North Street meet at the Milltown Border crossing sits a gas station that has been idle for a number of years. As the year comes to a close, foreclosures are starting to happen, and the former Citgo/Shell station is set to automatically foreclose at the end of the year. 

Wed
19
Dec

Drum Set Dedicated in Ed LaPointe’s Memory

 

Wed
19
Dec

Baileyville Christmas Parade

 

Santa arrived in style in the Town of Baileyville hitching a ride on the Calais Fire Department's ladder truck. After the parade Santa met the kids at the Spednic Club. (Photos by Kaileigh Deacon)

Wed
19
Dec

Photograph Raffles Raising Funds for Needy Pets at Calais Vet Clinic

CJ Photography has donated another photograph to be raffled off at Calais Veterinary Clinic. All proceeds from the raffles go to the clinic's Zoey fund for needy or wayward pets. 

 

Wed
19
Dec

Congratulations to Alex Morrison

Woodland High School senior Alex Morrison has earned several well-deserved honors over the past few weeks. In school Alex is scoring a superb 95.8GPA while having earned high honors since starting high school in 2015. While completing his senior academic year, he has also added 3 college classes to his graduating records.

Wed
19
Dec

Christmas in the St. Croix Valley: An Historical Perspective

The following is an edited version of an email sent to members of the St. Croix Historical Society’s mailing list. To join the list and receive the emails, complete with all images, send an email to:jaclaw1@gmail.com.

Wed
19
Dec

Calais Elementary Christmas Concert

 

On Tuesday the first half of the Calais Elementary Christmas concert featured performances from kindergarten through grade 3. The two kindergarten classes came together to perform “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and “We Wish You a Merry Christmas.” (Photo by Kaileigh Deacon)

Wed
19
Dec

AOS 77 Experiences Cyber Attack, Employee Data at Risk

By Lura Jackson

Wed
12
Dec

Mingo’s Family Fun Weekend

By Kaileigh Deacon

Wed
12
Dec

A Community Old Fashioned Christmas

By Kaileigh Deacon

The St. Croix No. 1 Firehouse was full of people of people as they held their 15th Annual Community Christmas Party on December 8th. There might have been few spaces to fit more people in, but there was no shortage of holiday spirit on Saturday night. 

Wed
05
Dec

PES Awards Above and Beyond

By Kaileigh Deacon

Wed
05
Dec

St. Croix No. 1 Firehouse Prepares for an Old-Fashioned Christmas

By Kaileigh Deacon

Wed
05
Dec

Due East Reflects on 15 Years in Real Estate at Holiday Party

By Lura Jackson

Wed
05
Dec

Christmas Celtic Concert

By Kaileigh Deacon

Wed
05
Dec

Firefighters Save Home in Pembroke After Vehicle Engulfed in Flames

By Lura Jackson

Wed
05
Dec

EPA Makes Progress with Meddybemps Superfund Site

By Lura Jackson

Wed
05
Dec

Wreaths Across America Honors Veterans with Ceremonies

Each year, Wreaths Across America coordinates the placement of wreaths in cemeteries across the country and in locations overseas in part to promote its mission to Remember, Honor, and Teach about veterans and in thanks for their service. Two events are anticipated to be held in the Calais area this year.

Wed
05
Dec

Local Talent Fires up Lady Clippers

By Sarah Craighead Dedmon

Wed
05
Dec

Princeton Tree Lighting Celebration

By Sandra Smith

Wed
12
Dec

Calais Announces City Manager, Library Director

By Lura Jackson

Wed
12
Dec

Colorful Parade and Moonlight Madness Attract Hundreds to Downtown

By Lura Jackson

Wed
12
Dec

Coastal Glass Raises Funds for Veterans with Fairy House Raffle

By Lura Jackson

Wed
12
Dec

Buses Stuffed with Toys In Annual Law Enforcement Operation

A message from Baileyville Police Chief Bob Fitzsimmons: Even with all of the folks on the list, nothing works without those of you that donated. Christmas just got a little less stressful and a lot merrier for so many. Thank you all, and if I missed you it was unintentional and I am truly sorry.

Wed
19
Dec

CHS Drama Production Shines

By Kaileigh Deacon