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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

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03
May

WOODLAND JHS TRAVEL TEAM CAPTURED IN ACTION

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03
May

WOODLAND JHS TRAVEL TEAM CAPTURED IN ACTION

Dehkin Sockabasin looking to pass inside to a cutter.

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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

 

Thu
03
May

Applications Sought from Low Incomeb Parents Wanting to Attend College

Family Futures Downeast, a two-generation educational program for parents and children, is now accepting applications for Cohort 3, which will begin in July.

Thu
03
May

FREDERICK M. CURRIER

Perry – Frederick Michael Currier, 59, passed away unexpectedly on April 22, 2018 at a Bangor hospital.  Fred was born to Frederick and Roberta (Smolinski) Currier on November 10, 1958 in Boston, Massachusetts.  He grew up nearby in Quincy where he

Thu
03
May

CLARENCE F. MURPHY JR.

Baileyville – Clarence Franklin Murphy, Jr., 88, passed away on Saturday, April 28, 2018 surrounded by his loving family.  Clarence was born in Calais on October 2, 1929, son of Clarence and Alice (Wahl) Murphy.  

Thu
03
May

RALPH M. FLOOD

Cooper – Ralph Merle Flood, 88, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Friday, April 27, 2018 at Marshall Healthcare in Machias.  Ralph was born in Cooper on January 26, 1930, one of nine children to George and Mary (Buck) Flood.  

Thu
03
May

BEVERLY N. CROSBY

Baileyville – Beverly Nan Crosby, 89, passed away Monday, April 30, 2018 surrounded by her loving family at Eastport Memorial Nursing Home.  Beverly was born in Pembroke on February 15, 1929, daughter of the late Frank and Alice (Shannon) Suddy.  S

Thu
03
May

Baring and About

Sally Doten

454-2625

 

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03
May

Drop off Peanut Butter, Jelly at Bangor Savings Bank in May to Help Hungry

The 2018 Bangor Savings Bank Peanut Butter and Jelly Drive started today and continues through May 31 at all Bangor Savings branches in Maine and New Hampshire.

Thu
03
May

Alexander/Crawford News

Cassie Oakes

 

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03
May

Meddybemps News

Linda Baniszeski 

 

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03
May

Calais American Legion News

Michael McLean

454-3435

 

Thu
03
May

Calais News

Sharon Frost

454-3339

 

May flower: Lily of the Valley. Birthstone : Emerald

The Milltown C.W.L. will be holding there Spring Yard Sale at St. Patricks Hall on Friday, May 4th and Saturday the 5th from 8-noon, US time.

Thu
03
May

Grand Lake Stream News

Dave McCullough

 

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03
May

Princeton News

Sandra Smith

 

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03
May

Calais Tractor Supply Spotlights Local Goods, Talents During Spring Market Day

Community Invited to Shop Homemade, Homegrown Items May 12

Tractor Supply Company in Calais is showcasing the talents of local craft makers, artisans and growers during its spring Market Day event Saturday, May 12.

Thu
03
May

Alexander School News

Cassie Oakes

 

Thursday, May 3rd will be Pre-K Registration from 9-11 a.m.  Please call the school for an appointment.

Thu
03
May

MCCS Board Of Trustees To Honor Students Of The Year

 Seven Maine community college students were honored for their academic success and campus and community involvement at a luncheon ceremony on April 25, at the Senator Inn in Augusta. The event was hosted by the Maine Community College System (MCCS) Board of Trustees.

Thu
03
May

WCCC Names Tammy Cox as Student of the Year

Ardently supporting the generations that will follow in our footsteps is perhaps the most crucial approach we can utilize to create a better future. In her efforts as a student, an aspiring teacher, a mother, and a community member, Tammy Cox embodies this mentality in every regard, earning her recognition as Washington County Community College’s Student of the Year.

Wed
25
Apr

Sarsaparilla Restoration Efforts Gain Steady Ground

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
25
Apr

Baileyville Looks to Phase 2 of Sewer Project

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Wed
25
Apr

Challenging Suicide and Bullying Through Communication

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
25
Apr

Calais Native Runs Boston Marathon

Preparing to cross the finish line of the Boston Marathon is Calais native Heather Farrell. The wild weather added to the event’s challenge. (Submitted photo) See article on page 9.

Wed
25
Apr

Narcan Overdose Reversal Workshop Held at Groups

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
25
Apr

Notice to Parents From Baileyville Police Chief Bob Fitzsimmons

I just wanted to reach out to you about old cell phones that you may let your little ones play with. Last night [4/19] we had a trooper going door to door around town looking for the phone that called 9-1-1 twice. It was a phone that was disabled but still had the capability to make a 9-1-1 call.

Wed
25
Apr

CDRC Aims to Restore Celtic and Gaelic Culture

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
25
Apr

Editor's Desk

“As goes Maine, so goes the nation,” goes a famous saying that once pertained to Maine’s penchant for more-or-less accurately selecting the next president between 1832 and 1932. While the politics behind the statement have changed, it remains an enduring statement that bears some consideration in light of the state’s recent efforts to establish powerful precedents.

Wed
25
Apr

Letter to the Editor

Thank you for placing the news release from the Maine State Nurses Assn/National Nurses United (MSN/NNU) on the opinion page.  For the information included is far more incendiary than factual.  I am a Calais Regional Hospital Board Member; however, I am writing this letter as a concerned citizen wi

Wed
25
Apr

Letter to the Editor

Democrats in CD2 have the opportunity to elect a unique, well-qualified candidate to Congress in Jared Golden. Jared was born in Lewiston and raised in Leeds, Maine, and served combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan as a Marine. Upon his return, he attended and graduated from Bates College, then worked for Senator Collins in Washington.

Wed
25
Apr

Coastal Glass Replaces Door at City Building

The Calais City Building received an upgrade on Monday when Coastal Glass replaced the back door. Coastal Glass is a family-owned and operated business that relocated to Calais last year. Father Todd Stewart shared that after 30 years in the business it is nice to be able to work with his sons, Daniel, Josh, and David in the field. (Photo by Lura Jackson)

Wed
25
Apr

Ranked Choice Voting Approved for Maine Primaries

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
25
Apr

Girl Scout Cookies Shared with Meals on Wheels

Collecting 185 boxes of Girl Scouts cookies to share with the local Meals on Wheels program are these beaming Girl Scouts of the St. Croix Valley. The boxes were purchased by Cookie Share customers that opted to buy a box to be gifted to others rather than buying a box for themselves. (Photo courtesy of Tomi Ellsmore)