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Thu
17
May

Haley Donovan Accepted to Air Force Academy

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
17
May

Ken Clark Formally Appointed as Calais Fire/EMS Chief

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Thu
17
May

Alexander Prepares for Rooftop for Relay

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

On Friday, May 25 Randy’s Variety in Alexander will again be the host to the 4th Rooftop for Relay. The event has been a big fund raiser for Alexander 4-A-Cure team for the Relay for life. 

Thu
17
May

Community Calendar

MAY 17: The W T Wren Post 23 American Legion Auxiliary will hold their Annual Poppy Drive in the local area.  Poppies are free but donations are welcome. Please support our efforts to help Veterans while remembering those who gave their lives for our freedoms.

Thu
17
May

CRH Excellence Award Winner

Dr. Nima Moghaddas is the 2018 recipient of Calais Regional Hospital’s highest honor, the CRH Excellence Award.   Co-workers nominate individuals for this prestigious award given to an individual who exemplifies teamwork, respect for people, service to others, outstanding customer service and dedication to quality.

Thu
17
May

Shead Tigerette Softball Action

Tigerette outfielders Maleeka Barnes, Jacquelyn Cook, and Kahlysta Morris.

Thu
17
May

Four WCCC Students Named to All-Maine Academic Team

 The All-Maine Academic Team is composed of the high achieving students in the Maine Community College System, with selections picked from each school.

Thu
03
May

Boy Scouts Awarded with CDRC’s Golden Broom

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
03
May

Alexander Grange Honors Hometown Heroes

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

On Wednesday night April 25, the Alexander Grange held a ceremony to honor hometown heroes who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their home and their country. The five soldiers they honored all had connections to this part of Washington County. 

Thu
03
May

International Festival Gains Momentum

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
03
May

Learn to Make a Seaman’s Scarf at Calais Free Library

By Natalie Boomer

 

Thu
03
May

Pastor Matt Visits Israel

By Lura Jackson

 

Traveling to the Holy Land is a milestone on any devotee’s path. For Pastor Matthew Burden of the Second Baptist Church in Calais, the experience of visiting Israel was a rare opportunity to see landmarks of Christianity, as well as to appreciate the region’s unique multicultural makeup.

Thu
03
May

Editor's Desk

Over the past two centuries, our capacity for travel from the St. Croix Valley has changed dramatically. The line of thought came to mind when I’d heard about Bill Gibson’s recent trip to Hawaii, which prompted a brief search to find out how long it takes to get there from here.

Thu
03
May

Letter to the Editor - Therrien for Maine Senate

As a Rotarian I have known Christina Therrien for several years.  During that time I have worked on several projects including DECH gardens, planting of trees throughout Machias as part of the downtown revitalization program and the Bold Coast Sea and Sky and Lobster Drop festivals.

Thu
03
May

Therrien Qualifies for Maine Clean Elections Funding

Christina Therrien, candidate for Maine Senate District 6, has officially qualified for Maine Clean Election funding, the state's public financing program for political campaigns. 

Thu
03
May

Collins, King Push for Research into Warming of Gulf of Maine

 U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Angus King (I-Maine) sent a letter to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), urging the agency to prioritize the Gulf of Maine as an area of study.

Thu
03
May

Calais April Police Report

April 13: Bradford Preston, age 31, of Calais, Maine was charged with Robbery, Theft and Assault.

April 17: Nicholas Gardner, age 31, of Perry, Maine was charged with Theft.

April 18: Brett Sapiel, age 34, of Calais, Maine was charged with Theft.

Thu
03
May

Elver Season in Full Swing

By Sarah Craighead Dedmon

 

Thu
03
May

School Committee Looks at Adding Director of Special Services

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Thu
03
May

Domestic Violence Educational Support Group Offered in Calais

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
03
May

CRH Welcomes Ten New Trustees

Calais Regional Hospital welcomed ten new Trustees and one new Director at its Annual Meeting held on April 24.   Left to right: Bob Fitzsimmons, Scott Beal, Keitha Smith, Sheridan Smith, Merritt Loring (Director), Anthony Giard, Holly Gartmayer-DeYoung, Britani Holloway, Amy Jeanroy, Ian Pratt and missing from photo Jim Thompson.

Thu
03
May

Local Nurses Share Insights into Their Profession

 

By Lura Jackson

 

In recognition of the upcoming National Nurses Week running from May 6th to May 12th, The Calais Advertiser sat down with three local nurses to hear their stories and what they enjoy most about their profession.

Thu
03
May

House Scholarship Helps Kids Go to Camp

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Thu
03
May

New Storage Facility in Progress

The Wastewater Treatment Plant in Calais will soon have a new storage structure alongside the Waterfront. The building-in-progress is one of two given to the city by U.S. Customs when they no longer had a need for them. The other building is being utilized by the city as a salt storage unit. (Photo by Lura Jackson)

Thu
03
May

City Weighs Options for New Ambulance

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
03
May

Exploring World Cultures with the Olivers - Australia

We are pleased to feature an ongoing segment based on the Oliver family’s weekly efforts to learn about different cultures and their cuisine. Each family member has selected a culture, and, going in order of oldest to youngest, Sherri researches the selected culture’s customs and foods for the family to share in.

Thu
03
May

Stepping Out to Enjoy Spring?

By: Dr. Nima Moghaddas, Podiatrist

 

Thu
03
May

Community Calendar

MAY 1: High School Jazz Night featuring Calais and Shead performers at the Eastport Arts Center at 7 p.m. 

Thu
03
May

Robbinston News

 

Kathy Mekelburg

454-0654

 

April weather summary:

Thu
03
May

Roof Repair in Downtown Calais

Thu
03
May

Cooper News

Thu
03
May

Anti-bullying Event at CES

On April 23rd, Ericka Marshall of Calais Regional Hospital guided the students of Calais Elementary School through a series of activities centered around anti-bullying, including a presentation of the book Enemy Pie, physical exercises, and a discussion about preventing bullying behavior.

Thu
03
May

Grants Available for Cat and Dog Population Control

The Maine Community Foundation seeks proposals to its Belvedere Animal Welfare Fund for projects and organizations that address population control for cats and dogs.

Thu
03
May

Woodland Recreation Dept. Calendar

 

Recreation Dept. Baseball, Softball, Farm team, T-ball, will begin, when weather and field conditions permit. Please turn in registration forms. All practices / games will be weather permitting. Dates and times of each program will be announced at school, Facebook and The Calais Advertiser. 

Thu
03
May

CALAIS JHS TRAVEL TEAM IN ACTION PHOTOS

Thu
03
May

WOODLAND JHS TRAVEL TEAM CAPTURED IN ACTION

Thu
03
May

WOODLAND JHS TRAVEL TEAM CAPTURED IN ACTION

Dehkin Sockabasin looking to pass inside to a cutter.

Thu
03
May

Scholarships Available for Washington County Students

Applications are currently being accepted for three Maine Community Foundation’s scholarships that support Washington County students.

Thu
03
May

Dragons High School Baseball

Win Four of Five Contests Last Week

 

Thu
03
May

Lady Dragon Softball Action

Win Five Contests on Week