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Fri
22
Sep

Newell Charged with Burglary, Multiple Felonies

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
22
Sep

Scenic Bikeway to Connect Calais with Bold Coast Region

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
22
Sep

St. Anne’s Construction

Much of the church remains original to its construction in 1853, necessitating occasional repairs by church members - such as Adrian DelMonaco, who also winds the clock every six days. (Photo by Lura Jackson)

Fri
22
Sep

Ceremony Held to Honor POW/MIA Soldiers

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
22
Sep

CRH Restructures Surgery Department

Calais Regional Hospital leadership remains committed to ensuring the hospital provides high quality care to our patients and operates at peak efficiency.  With the closure of the obstetrics program this summer, after-hours surgical services is no longer required and the hospital is now in a position to modify its surgical program and realize continued efficiencies and cost savings.

Fri
22
Sep

Sherry Sivret – Maine Army National Guard

For the majority of the history of the United States military, women have not been able to serve on the front lines. While that limitation has recently been lifted, women have been dutifully serving the military for generations, in addition to experiencing the effects of supporting a spouse who has been deployed.

Fri
22
Sep

Building Community Through Connections

 

Fri
22
Sep

PAWS Hosts CATS’ MEOW Dinner and Fundraiser

Are you looking for a special way to end the summer? How about the Cats’ Meow: A Purrfectly Delicious Dinner at the Eastport Arts Center on Saturday, September 23rd, that will support the work of PAWS Brave Hearts, your local animal care, adoption and education center?

Fri
22
Sep

Healthy Acadia and Jo's Diner and Pizzeria Partner to Challenge Cancer Downeast

Dine out to support cancer services in Hancock and Washington counties. Jo's Diner and Pizzeria will be generously donating $1 from every purchase of a veggie pizza through the end of the year. These funds will support needed cancer prevention and treatment access, including Cancer Patient Navigation offered through a collaboration of Healthy Acadia and the Beth C.

Fri
22
Sep

Moosehorn NWR Opens To Furbearer Trapping

Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge will be open to furbearer trapping again this year. Each of the refuge’s trapping units will be awarded on a bid or lottery basis. Information and trapping applications may be obtained by visiting the refuge office during business hours, (8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Fri
22
Sep

St. Anne’s Prepares for 20th Annual AppleFest

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
22
Sep

Casket Racing Teams Sought for CDRC’s Oct. 28 Scarecrow Fest Race

 Casket Racing Teams are wanted for this year’s Casket Race to be held Oct. 28 during Calais Downtown Revitalization Coalition’s (CDRC) Scarecrow Fest.

Fri
22
Sep

Baileyville Considers Rapid Renewal for Vehicles

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

The Baileyville Town Council met on Monday, September 11th, at the town office. The council discussed Rapid Renewal for vehicles, the effect of crushed rock being used to fill roads, and touched on Rick Bronson’s resignation from the position of town manager. 

Fri
22
Sep

Alternative School Gets New Building and New Name

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Fri
22
Sep

Verizon’s Rural Withdrawal Leaves More Questions Than Answers

By Sarah Craighead 

Dedmon

 

Two years after Verizon Wireless announced its expansion into eastern Hancock and Washington Counties, Downeast customers received letters stating that their Verizon contracts would be cancelled effective Oct. 17. 

Fri
22
Sep

Rescued Dogs Meet New Families

Fri
22
Sep

City Council Approves New Camera Upgrade

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

On Thursday, September 14th, the Calais City Council met. During the meeting, the council addressed the need for new cameras at the city building, painting the library, and the need to hire a new public works person, among other topics.

Fri
22
Sep

Austin Ginn Joins SCRTC

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Fri
22
Sep

Quilters Gather in Calais

Submitted by: Lynda 

Duplissea, Publicity St. Croix International Quilters

 

Fri
22
Sep

Alexander/Crawford News

Cassie Oakes

 

Fri
22
Sep

Machias Car Show

Winners at the Machias Car show were Roger Holts, Tom McLauglin, Sonny Hornbrook, Pam Oakes, Raymond Hatt, Gary Marrs and Demonte. (Submitted photo)

Fri
22
Sep

Maine-ly Sticks and Stumps Now Open for Business

By Natalie Scott

 

Fri
22
Sep

Sponsors Needed to Shine a Light on Domestic Violence

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
22
Sep

Woodland Rec. Calendar

 

 

WED.  SEPT. 20:

4:00 p.m.: Elem. / Jr. High Cross Country (Gr. 3 / 8) @ Alexander

THURS. SEPT. 21:

4:00 p.m.: Jr. Soccer (Gr. 2 / 3); WES Field

SAT. SEPT. 23:

Fri
22
Sep

CALAIS BLUE DEVIL SOCCER PHOTOS

Veteran Jacob Hornbrook beats the opposition to the ball in Calais. (Photo by John Rogers)

Fri
22
Sep

Blue Devil Soccer

Colton Sherrard stops the ball for Calais. (Photo by John Rogers)

Fri
22
Sep

Summer Baileyville Soccer Champs

Fri
22
Sep

Calais-Area Fall Baseball

Matt Dana makes a play at shortstop.

Fri
22
Sep

St. Croix Club Championship

Toby Cole Wins In Sudden Death Play

 

Men’s 1st Division:

1st net- (131n) Dennis Owen                

Fri
22
Sep

CONNOR WHITAKER IRELAND

Crawford – Connor Whitaker Ireland, 19, died September 11, 2017 resulting from death by suicide.  Although it had been stated that Connor battled years of depression, this was simply untrue.  What Connor suffered from was a surfeit of LIFE!  Crazy, beautiful, tumultuous, topsy-turvy, unpredictable, everyday

Fri
22
Sep

ELVIRA D. FARRAR

 

Fri
22
Sep

LUCY ELEANOR DAMON (STARRATT)

 

Lucy (Starratt) Damon of Abington, MA and Robbinston, ME, September 13, age 86, Loving wife of the  late Donald F. Damon; Loving mother of Randall Damon and wife Mary, Donna Veneau and husband Andrew, and the late Robert and Alan Damon.

Fri
22
Sep

You Can(’t) Change the World! - Devotional

I can recall a speaker at my college telling us that we couldn’t change the world. To an idealistic twenty-year-old brimming with hope for a grand future, as yet unjaded by adult life, it sounded sad. It didn’t convince me that I couldn’t change the world; but it did convince me that our speaker was a pessimist of a particularly tragic kind—the kind that gives up too soon.

Fri
22
Sep

Out and About

 

By Dorothy Johnson

 

Fri
22
Sep

Cemetery Walking Tour and Talk

 

The Cooper Community Center Friends (CCCF) will be sponsoring a short walking tour of the General John Cooper family cemetery on Saturday, September 30, 2017, from noon to 3 p.m.

Fri
22
Sep

Grand Lake Stream News

Dave McCullough

 

Fri
22
Sep

Land Transfers by Deed August 18, 2017 through August 31, 2017

George H. Ward of Shelton, Connecticut as Sole Trustee of the G. G.

Fri
22
Sep

Calais American Legion News

Michael McLean

454-3435

 

I participated with the Veterans Honor Guard Saturday for the funeral service for Darrald Mitchell, Commander of the Calais VFW Post #9979. Thoughts and prayers to family and friends.

Fri
22
Sep

Baring News

 

Sally Doten

454-2625

 

Fri
22
Sep

Princeton News

 

Sandra Smith