February 2019

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Wed
06
Feb

Katahdin Coffee House Pivots to Bank Corner

 

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
13
Feb

BBN’s All Star Challenge

 

Wed
13
Feb

Owner Sought

 

This striking negative was dropped off at The Calais Advertiser by a local reader who found it at McDonald's. Is it your’s? Come and claim it at the office - and let us know what's going on in the image! At the top, it reads Sylvania’s 1952. 

Wed
13
Feb

Pet of the Week from PAWS: Harper!

With Valentine's Day fast approaching, Harper the local love bug, is wondering if she'll find her one true love soon? She is as sweet as a button and very affectionate. She has a quirky attitude, that despite her being FIV+ and missing an eye, keeps her spirits high.

Wed
13
Feb

Baileyville Adds Second Bus Run to Alleviate Overcrowding

By Lynn Lawless

Wed
20
Feb

VL Tammaro Fuels the Love by Delivering 1,000 Free Gallons

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
20
Feb

Calais Moves to Create Opportunity Zone Fund

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
20
Feb

Downeast Fishing Lunatics Focuses on Family Fun

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
20
Feb

WABI TV Comes to Baileyville

Lynn Lawless

 

Wed
20
Feb

PetSmart Partnership Leads to 50 Kitty Adoptions from PAWS

Since beginning their partnership 10 months ago, PAWS has successfully adopted 50 cats and kittens through PetSmart in Bangor. Here PetSmart’s Manager Jim Colwell and employee Julie hold aloft two siblings – Comet and Cupid – that they hope will go home together. (Photo from PAWS)

Wed
20
Feb

Pie in the Face Raises Funds for Local Causes

After rallying the community to raise funds for several local causes, two clear winners emerged: Jamie Thigpen, who was supporting the Addison Coty Memorial Scholarship Fund, and Bob Fitzsimmons, supporter of the Mike Milburn Memorial Scholarship. Thigpen and her cause raised close to $1,000 while Fitzsimmons raised $657.

Wed
20
Feb

Pep Band Supports Lady Dragons

Christine Sawtelle working with her amazing Pep Band comprised of many seventh graders along with high school veterans – great job band members!

Wed
20
Feb

Calais Council Aims to Deflect Misinformation on Municipal Fiber Project

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
20
Feb

New Legislation Could Cool U.S. Tensions in Heated ‘Grey Zone’

By Sarah Craighead 

Dedmon

 

Despite a history of congenial relations, a 277-square-mile expanse of water stands out as a persistent disagreement between the United States and Canada.

Wed
13
Feb

Maine 4-H Foundation Excited to be Building a New Program at Greenland Point Center in Princeton

The new University of Maine 4-H Camp and Learning Center at Greenland Point in Princeton, Maine, expected to open in June, will be an environmental camp and center for youth and the community, focused on outdoor education, ecology and conservation.

Wed
13
Feb

Lands for Maine's Future Goes Digital

By Lura Jackson

Wed
06
Feb

CHS Pep Band Receives Banner from S&M Designs

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
06
Feb

A Week's Fun Benefits More Than Students

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Wed
06
Feb

City Seeks Resolution to Sweeper Saga

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
06
Feb

Former Resident James Emmert Gains Traction as Voice Talent

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
06
Feb

Washington County and Washington D.C. Representatives

Rep. Anne Perry (D-Calais), right, stood to introduce her former Augusta colleague, congressman Jared Golden (D-CD2) to an assembly of his constituents in Machias last weekend. Golden said he missed working with Perry and his other Maine peers in Augusta, and that he is thrilled to be assigned to the House Armed Services Committee, which will begin work soon.

Wed
06
Feb

Intelligence Report, Committee Point to International Threats

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
06
Feb

Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll Drive

Each year over Columbus Day weekend, the members of the St. Croix Council #149 of the Knights of Columbus join other councils across the state of Maine for their annual Tootsie Roll Campaign.

Wed
06
Feb

Down East Hospice Volunteers Annual Recognition Brunch

On January 26, Down East Hospice Volunteers said 'thank you' to their dedicated hospice volunteers.  The event took place at the Bluebird Restaurant where everyone enjoyed a delicious buffet brunch.  Beautiful poems were read, stories were shared that were moving, funny, touching and always meaning

Wed
06
Feb

Shead Tigerettes

Pictured with coaches are the Shead Tigerettes. Members include front l-r: Ashley Morang, Teryn Smith, Cassidee Lawrence, Justine Cheney, and Kiesha Scott. Back l-r: Madison Greenlaw, Natalie Altvater, Roxanna MacGregor, Ryleigh Andrews, Anasia Tucker, and Halle Sullivan. (Photo by John Rogers)

Wed
13
Feb

Meet Princeton’s Newest Pastor

By Lura Jackson

The community of Princeton has opened its doors to a new pastor at Princeton Baptist Church. Pastor Scott Chesebrough recently relocated to the area with his wife, Karen, and their two sons, and together they are embracing their new residence as home.

Wed
13
Feb

Calais Free Library Continues Inner Growth

By Lura Jackson

Wed
13
Feb

First Responders Mobilize After ATV Rider Falls Through Ice

By Lura Jackson

Wed
13
Feb

Passamaquoddy Gabriel Frey Awarded $50,000 Artist Fellowship

 

Wed
20
Feb

WCCC Student Art Project Emphasizes Value in Collaboration

Washington County Community College is exemplifying the value in collaboration by displaying a six-piece collage created by the students of last semester’s introductory art class. The collage, now hanging in the college’s library, shows what can come from the inclination to combine different perspectives.