January 2019

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Wed
02
Jan

Alleged Murder Claims Life of St. Stephen Mother

By Lura Jackson

Wed
16
Jan

Wild Blueberry Commission Agrees to Increased Grower Representation

By Nancy Beal

Wed
16
Jan

EAC to Host NYC Mayor

The Eastport Arts Center (EAC) is excited to announce the appearance of Bill de Blasio, mayor of New York City, on Saturday, January 19 at 3 p.m.

Wed
16
Jan

City to Pursue DHHS Future in Calais

By Kaileigh Deacon

Wed
16
Jan

Verna Mackechnie Turns 102

Among Calais’s most ebullient residents is Verna Mackechnie, who celebrated her 102nd birthday on January 9th at the 

Wed
16
Jan

Calais Ladder Truck Assists with Baileyville Chimney Fire

 

Wed
16
Jan

Toby Cole Wins VFW State Teacher of Year

 

For the second year in a row, Calais School Department has taken the state prize for VFW Teacher of the Year. Last year, Kathy Smith and Pat Sammer won for the Junior High and High School divisions. This year, Toby Cole received the statewide award. Congratulations, Toby! (Posted on Calais School System Facebook)

Wed
16
Jan

Skowhegan “Indians” Debate Draws Passamaquoddy Participation

By Lura Jackson

Wed
16
Jan

Crumbs Leaps into New Year with Exciting Changes

By Lura Jackson

Wed
16
Jan

Calais Blue Devils Varsity Basketball Team

Pictured is the Calais Blue Devils varsity basketball team. Members include front l-r: Justice Bassett, Kyle Richard, Amuwes Dana, John Turner, Luke Furtek, and Dawson Critchley. Back l-r: Coach Darrin Constant, Tony Dana, Mason Ritchie, Blake Collins, Sebastian Moore, Ryan Newell, Cameron Kelley, John Socobasin, and Coach Marty Cushing.

 

Wed
23
Jan

Healthy Acadia Partners with Municipalities to go Tobacco Free

By Kaileigh Deacon

Across the country, tobacco deaths are still the number one leader. In Maine it is estimated that about twenty percent of residents smoke, so Healthy Acadia is working to help create environments where tobacco-free living is commonplace. 

Wed
23
Jan

Ice Boating on Boyden’s Lake

 

Wed
23
Jan

Sheriff’s Office Seeks Vandals Who Ransacked Coperthwaite’s Yurt

By Sarah Craighead Dedmon 

Wed
23
Jan

Community Rallies to Help Federal Workers Affected by Shutdown

By Lura Jackson

Wed
23
Jan

Recent PAWS Adoptees

From PAWS in Calais: "We could not be happier. Our dear friend of the last two+ years, Andy, and his friend Gouda went to their forever home tonight. 

Wed
23
Jan

Maple Syrup’s Health Benefits Continue to be Revealed

By Lura Jackson

Wed
23
Jan

Hospitals Now Required to Disclose Prices

By Lura Jackson

Wed
23
Jan

Skills USA Spaghetti Supper

By Kaileigh Deacon

For the last sixteen years, the Skills USA team at St. Croix Regional Technical Center has hosted a spaghetti supper at the Calais High School. The dinner is more than just a fundraiser, the meal helps the students work toward their goals. 

Wed
23
Jan

Storm Blankets Washington County in Snow, Ice

By Lura Jackson

Wed
16
Jan

Home Delivery Workers Sought to Continue Award-Winning Initiative

By Lura Jackson

In the summer 2017, The Calais Advertiser started a new initiative to return paperboys to the streets of Calais. Young workers willing and able to deliver newspapers every week to the neighborhoods of Calais were sought.

Wed
09
Jan

December Calais Police Report

December 5, 2018: Masyn Miller, age 19, of Princeton, Maine was charged with Theft

December 6, 2018: Jacob Ebbeson, age 23, of Pembroke, Maine was charged with 1. Eluding an Officer and 2. Operating After Suspension, 3. Driving to Endanger, 4. Criminal Speeding

Wed
02
Jan

Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

In the Dennysville-Edmunds meetinghouse, the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols began, as the choir, circling around the congregation, joined with them in singing the call: “O Come, All Ye Faithful, joyful and triumphant!”  On the final verse, “Ye, Lord, we great thee," the choir entered into the waiting choir pews and the lovely service continued.

Wed
02
Jan

Winter an Early but Infrequent Visitor this Year

By Lura Jackson

While the partial government shutdown has necessitated the temporary closure of the non-emergency services of the NOAA, we can still take a moment to explore the data the local office in Caribou provided us with to get a broader perspective on the winter season thus far.

Wed
02
Jan

Remember, Honor, Teach

By Dorothy Sullivan and Cassie Oakes

Wed
02
Jan

Bangor Police Catch Bank Robber After Two Heists

By Lura Jackson

Wed
02
Jan

Lady Blue Devil JV Basketball Team

 

Members include front l-r: Tiara Knowles, Abby Downing, Kelly Carter, Trinity Jones, Serina Fredette, Jasna Grilanc, and Alexis Donahue. Back l-r: Mgr Kathryn Archer, Laura Edgerly, Mariah Perro, Kendra Stevens, Sontee Edwards, Elaine Perkins, and Coach John Cowell.

Wed
02
Jan

Leaving 2018: A Bittersweet Departure

By Lura Jackson and Ruth Leubecker

Wed
02
Jan

Governor-Elect Janet Mills Visits Eastport

 

Wed
02
Jan

DECU CEO David Tozier Retires

By Lura Jackson

Wed
02
Jan

Art From 1923 Enters Public Domain

By Lura Jackson

Much of the art and creative works produced in 1923 have entered the public domain with the turning of 2019. A large selection of materials produced in that year can now be utilized by the public for any purpose without the permission of the copyright holder, by way of the Sonny Bono Copyright Act.

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