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Thu
09
Nov

Veterans Assembly Held at CMHS

By Lura Jackson 

Thu
09
Nov

County Tax to Increase, Calais in Opposition

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
09
Nov

Calais October Police Report

October 2, 2017: George Stevens, age 34, of Princeton, Maine was charged with Theft.

October 4, 2017: Tonya Koehne, age 34, of Pembroke, Maine was charged with Harassment.

October 5, 2017:  David Bosworth, age 34, of Calais, Maine was charged with Theft.

Thu
09
Nov

Calais Rod and Gun Club to Expand Range, Offerings

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
09
Nov

DECH Birth

To Blaize Grant of Machias and Joey Brown Jr., of Whiting a boy, Greyson Alan Brown born on November 1, 2017 weighing 7lbs., 1 oz., 21 inches long.

To James R. and Crystal R. Bore of Pleasant Point, a boy, Justin R. Bore born on November 3, 2017 weighing 9lbs., 21.5 inches long.

Thu
09
Nov

The Value of Experiences

In this issue we are paying homage to the veterans of this community, though there are certainly many, many more that are going without such public recognition. In the past few months I have had the pleasure of interviewing a number of veterans about their experiences, and it has given me an understanding about the breadth and depth of their individual lives.

Thu
09
Nov

Honoring Those Who Have Served

 Of all the revered days in our Nation’s history, Veterans Day holds a sacred place. Nearly one hundred years ago -- on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month--a ceasefire between the Allied and Central Powers went into effect, marking the end of World War I hostilities.

Thu
09
Nov

Letter to the Editor - Is the Doctor In? Ask Bruce Poliquin

If you were born after December of 1964 you have never known a time when Machias did not have a modern hospital with a trained 24- hour Emergency Department. While we can be proud and thankful for its founders' wisdom, the hospital can only operate if it is financially supported on a yearly basis.

Thu
09
Nov

CRH and DECH Partnering to Bring OB/GYN Care to Calais

Staff from both Calais Regional Hospital and Down East Community Hospital in Machias, have been working on a plan to provide quality OB/GYN services locally in Calais.  Rod Boula, CRH CEO, and Dennis Welsh, DECH CEO, began discussions with the announcement that delivery services would be ending at CRH.  With all of the logistics of such an endeavor finally worked out, it is exciting

Thu
09
Nov

Original 1809 City Records Preserved by Historical Society

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
09
Nov

Vendors Sought for Annual Holiday Market

The Eastport Arts Center is currently taking registrations for tables for their annual Holiday Market,which will be held on Saturday, November 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tables are first come, first served; fee is $25 for an 8-foot table. Youth vendors can reserve a small space (size to be determined by need) for $5.

Thu
09
Nov

“Grampie” Bill Gibson - Hawaii

By Lura Jackson

Thu
09
Nov

Washington County Community Café and Meals on Wheels for November

Wed., Nov. 1,2017; Garden Vegetable Cheese Ravioli,, Mixed Vegetables, Wheat Bread, Dessert.

Thurs., Nov. 2, 2017; Cheese and Beef Macaroni, Mixed Vegetables, Wheat Bread, Dessert. 

Fri., Nov. 3, 2017; Pineapple Teriyaki Chicken, Brown Rice, Peas, Carrots, Wheat Bread, Dessert.

Thu
09
Nov

Freshies Winner

Receiving two tickets for a Patriots game in November is Desiree Nicholas (right), from Hunter Clark of R.H. Foster. Nicholas won the tickets as part of a Freshies contest where participants named their favorite teams. "I'm  so excited to go to the game and watch the Patriots win with my Dad," said Nicholas. Neither has been to a game before. (Facebook Photo)

Thu
09
Nov

CDRC’s Downtown Business Holiday Decorating Competition On the Way

Calais Downtown Revitalization Coalition (CDRC) is sponsoring the annual Downtown Business Holiday Decorating Competition once again.

There will be three awards: Most Traditional, Best Seasonal Expression, and Most Creative. All decorations must be completed by Dec. 1, the night of the annual Calais Lioness Christmas Parade and Moonlight Madness.

Thu
09
Nov

Charlotte Craft Fair

Last Saturday was the Charlotte Craft Fair held at the Charlotte Elementary School. Crafters were there selling their unique items. On occasion the crafters bring their work with them so attendees can see what goes into making the items their purchasing. (Photo by Kaileigh Deacon)

Thu
09
Nov

Woodland Craft Fair

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

On the first Saturday in November every year the gym at Woodland High School fills with tables and vendors of all kinds. The unofficial kick-off to the Christmas season, the Woodland Craft Fair brings people from all over to shop, sell and connect. 

Thu
09
Nov

Communities Celebrate Halloween with Events

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
09
Nov

DOROTHY E. SANSCHAGRIN

Robbinston – Dorothy E.

Thu
09
Nov

JEAN E. WOODSIDE

Calais – Jean Elizabeth Woodside, 85, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at a Bangor nursing home.  Jean was born in St. Stephen, NB on April 11, 1932, daughter of Lawrence and Ethel (Cook) Crompton. 

Thu
09
Nov

VALORIE A. HALL

Valorie A. Hall passed away Friday, October 27, 2017, with her husband and son, Skip, by her side.

Thu
09
Nov

GORDON E. MACARTHUR

Gordon E. MacArthur, 87, passed away at the VA Home in Bangor, ME on Sunday, November 5, 2017 following a long illness.

Gordon was born on November 7, 1929 to Allard and Olive (Bailey) MacArthur in Princeton, ME.

Thu
09
Nov

WILLIAM HENRY STURK

William Henry Sturk, 79, passed away November 5, 2017. He was born March 9, 1938, in Pembroke, the son of Earl and Clara Sturk. 

Thu
09
Nov

LADY BLUE DEVILS IN ACTION SHOTS AT MDI

Thu
09
Nov

Saying A Final Goodbye To An American Veteran

Submitted by Ellen Roffey

 

Thu
09
Nov

From Service to Startup: Local Veteran Operates Successful Business

In the United States, nearly one in 10 businesses – or approximately 2.5 million—are Veteran-owned.  These businesses contribute approximately 1.4 trillion dollars to the nation’s total sales/receipts per year, making them a critical pillar of the American economy.  Here in Maine, according to most recent data, almost 12% of businesses are Veteran owned.  

Thu
09
Nov

Out and About

By Dorothy Johnson

 

Thu
09
Nov

Union Veterans of The Civil War

Help is currently being sought in finding the grave site of the last Civil War Soldier to pass away and is buried in Washington County. Perhaps members of the several Washington County historical societies might have the answer. Or perhaps a descendant of a Civil War Soldier might know just where that person might be buried.

Thu
09
Nov

Eastport Gallery Members’ Work on View at EAC

The Eastport Gallery on Water Street has closed for the season, and gallery members have moved their work to Washington Street Arts Center Gallery, where it will remain for the winter season. A collection of works by Alice Chen, Judy Clendenning, Nicols Fox, Dominic Noe, Elizabeth Ostrander, Joyce Weber, Shelley Weber and Lora Whelan is currently on view.

Thu
09
Nov

Grand Lake Stream News

Dave McCullough

 

Hopefully by the time you read this column you will have electricity back on and realizing how much we rely on Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative. Our wi-fi was down for several days so I was unable to do a column last week.

Thu
09
Nov

Baring News

Sally Doten

454-2625

 

It’s Monday evening, November 6, 2017 and these are the few things I know.

• It’s raining our and I am grateful for those tiny drops.

• On Tuesday I worked at the polls. Did you vote?

Thu
09
Nov

Cooper News

Thu
09
Nov

Calais American Legion News

Michael McLean

454-3435

 

I want to thank Megan LaPlant and the Calais Cub Scouts Pack #132 for inviting me to present a briefing on veterans and flag etiquette Monday night. Joanie and I really enjoyed working with these kids. 

Thu
09
Nov

Princeton News

Sandra Smith

 

Thu
09
Nov

Alexander/Crawford News

Cassie Oakes

 

Thu
09
Nov

Calais News

 

Sharon Frost

454-3339

 

The annual Christmas Open House will be November 18  at the St. Stephen Legion with a craft sale and Santa Claus parade.

Thu
09
Nov

Meddybemps News

Linda Baniszeski 

 

Thu
09
Nov

Robbinston News

Kathy Mekelburg

454-0654

 

Thu
09
Nov

Alexander School News

Cassie Oakes

 

The 8th grade class is selling RADA CUTLERY.  If you would like to purchase some please see an 8th grader or call the office at 454-2623.

Thu
09
Nov

Woodland Craft Fair

The Woodland High School Gym was full of vendors and crafters alike on Saturday for their annual craft fair. There was something for everyone from make up, to quilts, to art and more. (Photo by Kaileigh Deacon)