Recent News

Thu
25
May

PRATT Chevrolet Donates to Woodland Food Pantry

Pratt Chevrolet Buick GMC donates $2000 to the Woodland Food Pantry.  “We want to encourage everyone to donated to their community Food Pantries and help end hunger in our area.  Hundreds of families are served by our local food pantries feeding our neighbors in need” said Ian Pratt owner of Pratt Chevrolet Buick GMC. (Submitted photo).

Thu
25
May

The Closure of CRH Obstetrics Likely

By Amy Jeanroy

 

Thu
25
May

Sweeties Downeast Closes its Doors in Calais

 

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
25
May

New Remote Teller at Camden National Bank

By Amy Jeanroy

 

Thu
25
May

Calais Middle High School Hold Parent Bullying Workshop

Photo: Picture is Deb Landry who hosted a Bullying workshop for Parents on Monday night at Calais Middle/High School. Landry is a parent coach and also spends time helping develop laws against bullying and helping schools create action plans to lower bullying.

Thu
25
May

Machiasport Jail Faces Closure on June 10th

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
25
May

Letter to the Editor - Shutdown of OGBYN at CRH

It's come to my attention that Calais Regional Hospital is proposing to shut down its OBGYN program. I vehemently oppose this proposal and ask CEO Rod Boula to find another way.

Thu
25
May

Letter to the Editor - Baileyville sewer system

The Town of Bailevyille is required repair/replace the sewer system for a cost of $331,342 per year on a bond payment. Add to that an 8% depreciation on the mill of over $181,000 and the increase in tax commitment is close to half a million dollars ($500,000).

Thu
25
May

Letter to the Editor - ACA / Trumpcare

 

We , the undersigned,  are writing this letter out of our sincere concern regarding the newly proposed American Health Care Act  (AHCA or Trumpcare), which would replace the current Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare), enacted in 2010, and how these changes would affect our families,  friends and neighbors across Washington County. 

Thu
25
May

Letter to the Editor - National EMS Week

Across the nation, there are more than 800,000 Emergency Medical Service (EMS) providers offering injury prevention and safety awareness information and treating medical emergencies for their respective communities.  At Calais Regional Hospital, we are thankful for the squads who serve our region and work with the Hospital to provide this essential community service every day.  

Thu
25
May

Letter to the Editor - Facebook Post

 

Thu
25
May

Community Members Divided Over Woodland School Proposal

By Jarod Farn-Guillette 

Thu
25
May

Food Pantry Bolstered by Postal Drive, Spaghetti Dinner

Photo: The annual letter carriers' food drive was a terrific success with 2,135 pounds of food raised by the local community. The Girl Scouts were instrumental in helping to pull off the event. (Facebook photo). 

 By Lura Jackson

Thu
25
May

Massage Therapy Now Available at Peaceful Postures

Photo: Samantha Wardlow is now offering a variety of massage techniques to her clients at Peaceful Postures. Massage has been proven to be an effective method for releasing stress. 

By Lura Jackson

Thu
25
May

JMG Closing Ceremony Highlights Student Achievements

Photo: Chloe Schafer-Phelan and BJ Moholland present a $500 check to Gilda McPhee, a volunteer at the Irene Chadbourne Ecumenical Food Pantry. The food pantry was one of two programs that Calais JMG students chose to support. (Submitted photo).

By Lura Jackson

Thu
25
May

Memories of Sam Saunders to be Featured at Historical Society Presentation

Photo The Calais police force of 1929 is shown here, with Chief Bobby Kerr in the center. Chief Kerr is among the characters that local historian Sammy Saunders has commented on. A recording of Saunders's memories will be featured at the June meeting of the St. Croix Historical Society.

By Lura Jackson

Thu
25
May

Woodland Junior Senior High Spring Concert and Art Show

Thu
25
May

SummerKeys 2017

SummerKeys, A Music Vacation in Lubec, Maine will soon open its doors for the 26th season to musicians, artists and students from near and far. 

Thu
25
May

Washington County Community Café and Meals on Wheels for June 2017

 

Thurs., June 1, 2017: Salisbury Steak with Onion Gravy, Spinach Mashed Potatoes, Wheat Bread, Dessert.

Fri., June 2, 2017:  Shells and Cheese, Peas, California Veggie Blend, Wheat Bread, Dessert.

Mon., June 5, 2017: Chicken Pot Pie, Broccoli Cuts, Wheat Bread, Dessert.

Thu
25
May

CRH Excellence Award Winner


Photo: Barbara McLean (l) was presented the 2017 Excellence Award by Theresa Brown (r), CRH VP Outpatient Operations. (Submitted photo).


Thu
25
May

BLUE DEVIL BASEBALL

Hustling Blake Collins slides safely into second base.    (Photo by John Rogers).      

Thu
25
May

100 Participate in Adventure Race Under Sunny Skies!

Thu
25
May

BLUE DEVIL BASEBALL

 

Jacob Hornbrook on the hill pitching for Calais. (Photo by John Rogers).


 

Thu
25
May

WE SALUTE Woodland High School Class of 2017

2017 Graduates:

Thu
25
May

Area High School Tennis


Tennis 5/17 vs Van Buren at Houlton

Girls

Van Buren def Woodland High School 4-1

Girls Singles

Erica Ouellette (VB) def. Tannis Hawkins 8-3; Lindsey Gendreau (VB) def. Paige Fitch 8-3; Tiffany Morrow (VB) def. Brooke Roussel 8-4

Thu
25
May

ATV Riders Reminded of 60” Maximum Width Limit On Portions Of Maine ATV Trail Network

 

Maine has a 6,000 mile ATV trail system, the largest in New England, thanks to the generosity of private landowners who allow the use of ATVs on their land.

Thu
25
May

High School Softball Action

 

The number-3 rated Lady Knights from Narraguagus were hosted by Woodland on Wednesday. A big 9-run third put the game out of reach as Narraguagus powered to a 21-1 win after 5-innings of action. Lanie Perry held the Lady Dragons hitless. 

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Thu
25
May

2017 Club Fundraiser 4-Person Scramble

Photo Winners Mark Altvater, Brian Altvater, Keith Moore, John Rogers  

Men’s 1st Division-

1st gross(58g) Jeff Haley, Chris Nelson, Darren Higgins, Joel McGee                                                         

2nd gross(59g) Trevor Campbell, Roger Campbell, Ervin Chase, Dan Fitzherburt

Thu
25
May

Woodland Recreation Dept. Calendar

ALL OUTSIDE PROGRAM / ACTIVITIES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS

WED.  MAY 24:

2:30 pm: ELEM. SOFTBALL; AGES 9 / 12; WES FIELD

THURS. MAY 25:

2:30 pm: T-BALL, AGES 5 / 6; WES FIELD 

4:00 pm: RIPKEN BB, AGES 9 / 12; GLIDDEN F.

Thu
25
May

ARTHUR P. DOLAN


Thu
25
May

JOANNE GREENLAW DOTEN


Internment Notice for Joanne (Greenlaw) Doten will be Sunday May 28th at Calais Cemetery at noon. After the internment, there will be a gathering downstairs at The Calais Motor Inn.

Thu
25
May

CHARLES S. COPP


Thu
25
May

JOSEPH J. DOBRIKO, JR., 74

 

SCARBOROUGH - With heavy hearts, we share the news of the death of Joseph J. Dobriko, Jr. He passed onto the wide-open hunting and fishing grounds of the great beyond on Sunday, May 14, 2017, at Gosnell House in the presence of his wife and daughter. His passing followed a hard struggle with cancer. 

Thu
25
May

TONY MCLAUGHLIN

 

Baileyville - Tony McLaughlin, 39, passed away unexpectedly on May 18, 2017. He was born in Calais on September 10, 1977, the son of Bill and Vickie McLaughlin.

Thu
25
May

Historical Society The Street Railroad 1894

On July 1st, 1894 the Calais Street Railroad officially began operating. Thousands from both sides of the border joined in the celebration at the corner of Main and North streets in Calais. The Calais Street Railway was one of only four international streetcars ever to operate in the U.S.A.

Thu
25
May

Town News for Calais, Baring, Meddybemps, Alexander School, Princeton, Grand Lake Stream, Alexander/Crawford

Photo: Above Darrin Patillo RN Nurse Manager at the Calais VA Clinic and Michael McLean during the 7th Annual WA2K Walk and Roll that took place on May 17 at the VA Clinic on Union Street in Calais. “Coming together for better health and helping homeless veterans.

Calais American Legion

Fri
19
May

WCCC Graduates Urged to Embrace Change

The sun emerged after days of rain to grace the procession of Washington County Community College graduates as they walked from the college to the auditorium at Calais High School. The shifting weather appropriately accompanied the ceremony’s repeated theme of embracing change, a message that resounded in each of the speeches delivered to the graduates.

Fri
19
May

Calais City Council Discusses Paving, County Budget

By Amy Jeanroy

 

COUNTY BUDGET

The Council met on May 11th, with all Councilor's present. They quickly approved the minutes from last month's meeting and started on this month's agenda items. 

Fri
19
May

ATV Club Members Sought to Connect Calais with Downeast Trail

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
19
May

Popular Gaming Group Moves to Recreation Center For Summer

 

By Amy Jeanroy

 

If you have visited the Calais Free Library over the last year or so, you may have seen an uptick in visitors on Saturdays. The popular trading card game, “Magic, The Gathering” has garnered a large group of regular players.