December 2012

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Wed
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Dec

Editorial - East-West Highway

The proposed East-West Highway from Calais (i.e. New Brunswick) to Coburn Gore (i.e. Quebec) has been in the news for several months. This past summer the state legislature voted to spend $300,000 of tax payer money to study the feasibility of this project which would be a privately built toll road.

Wed
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Dec

City Moving Forward With Economic Development Plan

City Councilmen Alan Dwelley and Anne Nixon, Assistant City Manager Jim Porter and Calais Regional Hospital CEO Mike Lally participate in the council’s Economic and Community Development Plan Workshop last week. (Photo by Marla Hoffman).

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Dec

Eastport Arts Center Hosts Festival of Trees

Eastport Arts Center will become a fantasy of a winter wonderland on Saturday, Dec. 15, from 4:30-5:30 p.m., at the Third Annual Festival of Trees. 

Wed
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Dec

Baileyville Police Report

The Baileyville Police officers were called this week for a civil assist, an accident, sexual assault, agency assist, unattended death and a commercial alarm.

On November 29, on-duty officer was called to Second Avenue for a civil assist.

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Dec

Calais Police Report

 Aaron Goleniec, 27, of Calais was arrested 11/26/12 on North Street for a warrant.

Lisa Brown, 46, of Calais was arrested 11/27/12 on Garfield Street for domestic violence assault.

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Dec

Calais District Court

Michael D. Dimonaco of Lakeland, FL. Loaded firearm or crossbow in motor vehicle. Fine $200.

Richard Sargent, Sr., of Silver Springs, FL. Place bait to entice deer. Adjudicated. Fine $200.

Thomas W. Sawyer of Charlotte, ME. Loaded firearm or crossbow in motor vehicle. Fine $200.

Wed
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Dec

After School Program Gets Kids Moving

Haley Way, 9, and Hannah Gadway, 9, put together scrapbooks. (Photo by Marla Hoffman).

By Marla Hoffman 

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Dec

Sled Affair A Success For CDRC, Local Merchants

Auctioneer Bill Cassidy and helper Hannah Gadway talk about the next sled up for auction Saturday. Hannah helped display the sleds and even set a couple of the starting bids.

By Marla Hoffman

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Dec

School Committee Looking at Setting Plan For AOS Withdraw

By Marla Hoffman

The Calais school committee met this week to discuss moving forward with drafting an exit plan for the district’s expected 2013 withdraw from AOS 77. 

Wed
05
Dec

Calais Middle School’s TAG Team Announces Post-Christmas Paper and Catalog Drive

The Calais Middle School Teen Advocacy Group (the TAG Team) will be holding a paper drive on Saturday, Jan. 12, from noon to 3 p.m.. 

Wed
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Dec

Lioness Christmas Expo Offers Many Options To Area Shoppers

The Calais Lioness held its All I Want For Christmas Expo Dec. 29 at Calais Motor Inn. Dozens of vendors displayed their products and crafts for 250 shoppers looking for the perfect gifts for their loved ones this holiday season.  (Photos by Marla Hoffman).

Wed
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Dec

Woodland Rec. Dept. Activity Calendar

Woodland Rec. Dept. Activity Calendar

WED. DEC. 5

4:00 pm: ELEM. BB. GR. 4 / 6;, BULLS / HEAT, WES GYM

5:30 pm: ELEM. CHEERING, GR. 3 / 6; WES GYM

6:30 pm: EXERCISE / AEROBICS, (AGES 13 & UP) WES GYM

THURS. DEC. 6

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Dec

Calais Recreation Notes

 MEN’S BASKETBALL – Signups have closed for Men’s Basketball.  Teams will be picked this week and Games will be played on Sunday mornings starting at 10:00 beginning December 9th.  Please contact Toby Cole at the Rec.

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Dec

Area High School Sports Weekly Schedule

Area High School Sports

Weekly Schedule

December

10       M    5:00     WHS girls @ J-B

                    5:00     Shead girls @ CHS

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Dec

High School Basketball - Teams Have Pre-season Games

Kaylee Johnson gets pasts the Ellsworth defender to secure the baseline and a layup. (Photo by John Rogers).

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Dec

Men's Backetball

Devin Hall maneuvers between Hawks’ Hudson and Lank as he poured in 25-points in the 51-49 win. (Photo by John Rogers).



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Dec

Lady's Basketball Lady Dragons and Lady Blue Devils

2012-2013 Woodland Lady Dragons

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Dec

WCCC To Hold Third Annual Rockfest Dec. 8

It may not hold all of the challenges of climbing Mount Everest, but the third annual Washington County Community College Rockfest will be a lot more fun.

Wed
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Dec

Library News

The Calais Free Library loves the holidays. Not only do we have wonderful seasonal titles to hit the spot, but we have some fun prizes for our patrons who stop in to visit us. 

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Dec

Fiber Art On Display At WCCC Through December 18

Stunning fiber art that includes intricate masks and enchanting tapestries by a Lubec artist Shanna Wheelock is on display now through Dec. 18, in the library at the Washington County Community College. (WCCC photo)

Wed
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Dec

What's up downtown

From Calais Downtown Revitalization Coalition

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Dec

Community Calendar for December 6, 2012 Edition

DECEMBER 5: Calais Free Library will host a Christmas Craft Night at 6:30 p.m. Many demonstrations. Join the fun, take home some crafts and enjoy food and drink.

Wed
05
Dec

School Committee Looking at Setting Plan For AOS Withdraw

 By Marla Hoffman

The Calais school committee met this week to discuss moving forward with drafting an exit plan for the district’s expected 2013 withdraw from AOS 77. 

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