February 2013

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Thu
21
Feb

Baileyville Student Named To President’s List At Berkeley College

Dario A. Cortes, PhD, Berkeley College President, is proud to announce that Marlene Flaherty of Baileyville in Washington County, ME, has been named to the President’s List at Berkeley College for the Fall 2012 Quarter. Ms. Flaherty attends Berkeley College in White Plains, NY.         

Thu
21
Feb

Hometown News

Army Sgt. Dominic S. Bonds has returned to the U.S. after being deployed overseas at a forward operating base to serve in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

Thu
21
Feb

“The Sea, The Sea” by Iris Murdoch is Calais Bookshop’s Mar. 13th Book Group

Calais Bookshop has selected the Booker Award winning novel, “The Sea, The Sea” by  Irish author Iris Murdoch, for its next reading group on Wednesday, Mar. 13.         

Thu
21
Feb

Dennysville

Priscilla Hobart

726-0636

 

On Saturday, February 16 a Public Baked Bean Supper was held at the Parish Hall, with seventy eight people present. Two helpers giving Community Service were Brooke Robinson and Cieara Seeley.

Thu
21
Feb

Hannah Weston Chapter, DAR

Members of the Hannah Weston Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution will gather for a Dutch treat luncheon and meeting at 12 noon on Saturday, March 2nd at the Bluebird Restaurant in Machias.

Theresa Farnsworth will present a program on the ‘Life and Presidency of Abraham Lincoln.’

Wed
13
Feb

Dressing Up For a Good Cause

By Kaileigh Deacon 

 

The Calais Lioness group is at it again helping to raise money for a worthy cause. For the second year the Calais Lioness is hosting their Red Dress Dinner at the Calais Motor Inn Saturday February 16 at 6:00pm.

Wed
13
Feb

New Baileyville Town Manager On The Job And In Attendance For First Town Council Meeting

By Gwen Clark


Left to right, Councilor Jack Costello, Chair Tim Call and Town Manager John Larkin discuss the agenda at Monday night’s meeting. (Photo by Gwen Clark).

 

Wed
13
Feb

How is Chris Scott Doing? -An update

By Ann Scott

 

It seems that everywhere that I go, I am always asked the same questions--”How is Chris?  Is he home?” Well here are a few answers for those inquiring minds.

Wed
13
Feb

City To Review Downtown Ordinance

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

The city council is looking at the building ordinance for the Calais business district with a specific focus on the Calais downtown. 

Wed
13
Feb

Benny’s Book

By Kaileigh Deacon 


Mother and Teacher Donna Netzer shows off the book she made about her son and what Autism means in their family. (Photo by Kaileigh Deacon).

 

Thu
21
Feb

New England School of Communications Announces Fall 2012 Honors List

 The following local residents were named to the Honors List for the Fall 2012 semester at the New England School of Communications.

Michaela Girard, a resident of East Machias, was named to the High Honors List.

Tyler Holt, a resident of Pembroke, was named to the High Honors List.

Thu
21
Feb

Calais High School

Quinn Sluzenski

 

Whew!  Everyone made it to vacation!  Last week was an incredible Winter Carnival filled with games, contests, and fun for all.

Thu
21
Feb

The Dragon’s Den

Camille Howard 

 

This was an exciting week at Woodland Junior Senior High School. The long awaited Winter Carnival took place. I suppose this could be considered a “Special Edition” of the Dragon’s Den. So get into gear, we’re going to turn back the clock and discover this week’s news!

Thu
21
Feb

MARY LOU (BAGLEY) THORNTON

Baileyville – Mary Lou Thornton, 76, passed away February 18, 2013 at her home surrounded by her loving family.  Mary Lou was born in December 29, 1936 in Clairmont, NH.  The daughter of Hazen and Marion (Robb) Bagley, she grew up in Grand Lake Stream and attended James Bright School at Grand Lake Stream.

Thu
21
Feb

UMM to Hold Preview Day for Prospective Students on March 8

MACHIAS, Maine – A Preview Day for prospective students and their families is planned for Friday, March 8, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the University of Maine at Machias.

Thu
21
Feb

A Story and a Recipe

By Dorothy Johnson

 

Thu
21
Feb

Statewide Children’s Dental Poster Contest

 

Thu
21
Feb

Washington County Students Receive Scholarships From Maine College Circle And Dead River Company

The community celebrates student achievement at a special awards ceremony for the St. Croix Valley Maine College Circle program

CALAIS, ME - February 27, 2013 – Dead River Company and the St. Croix Valley Maine College Circle are gathering with community members to show support for students in Washington County.

Thu
21
Feb

Community Café and Meals on Wheels for March

 

Fri, Mar 1: Roasted chicken & cream sauce, herbed potatoes, diced carrots, white roll, chocolate frosted cake.

Mon, Mar 4:  Pulled pork, mashed potato, confetti corn, wheat roll, whoopie pie.  

Tues, Mar 5:  Chicken with herbed gravy, red skinned mashed potato, cut green beans, white roll, cinnamon and sugar applesauce cake.

Thu
21
Feb

Baileyville

Dorothy Johnson

 

Another Maine weekend has been enjoyed by residents of the St. Croix Valley.  Once again the howling wind and drifting snow made driving a bit slick.  The driving wind and seasonable temperatures have made for a typical Maine February.  Even though the days are lighter longer, the cold is depressing.

Thu
21
Feb

Cooper

Arline Flood

454-3347


What a weekend of weather and it is still blowing hard. We always stay put if we can. We are thankful that we don’t lose the power thanks to the great service of Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative.

Thu
21
Feb

Grand Lake Stream

Dave McCullough

 

Thu
21
Feb

Princeton

Sharon Norman

 

Meredith McLaughlin received notice that once again she is on the Dean’s list at USM.  She is maintaining a 4.0 and will graduate in May.  Family and friends are very proud of her and wish her continued success.

Thu
21
Feb

Meddybemps

Linda Baniszeski

LBaniszeski@

myfairpoint.net


Meddybemps Winterfest Weekend brunch attendees at Community Center on Sunday, February 17, 2013. (Submitted photo).

 

Wed
13
Feb

To the Editor

To The Editor:

Leaving in droves! “Like cattle?”

“Noting that ‘people are leaving the northern part of the state in droves’ and pointing to statistics on the economy, unemployment rate and median age that all show that northern Maine is not faring well, [Darryl] Brown stated, ‘We believe this will be an economic booster for all of Maine’s economy.’”

Thu
28
Feb

Exploring “Primitives” with Lori and Amy

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
28
Feb

A No-cost Screening That Could Save Your Life

 

EASTPORT _ Cervical cancer is treatable if caught early and Eastport Health Care (EHC) hopes to do that for women in Washington County.

Thu
28
Feb

King Named to Three Armed Services Subcommittees

 PORTLAND, ME – U.S. Senator Angus S. King, Jr. (I-Maine) announced today that he will be serving on the following Armed Services Subcommittees for the 113th Congress: the Subcommittee on Seapower, the Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, and the Subcommittee on Personnel.

Thu
28
Feb

Rufus, One Happy Dog

Rufus, an adorable long-haired mini Dachshund, is so energetic and friendly that it was difficult to get him to pose for this photograph.                      (Photo by Dorothy Johnson)


By Dorothy Johnson

 

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