February 2013

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Thu
28
Feb

Calais

Sharon Frost

454-3339

 

Nice to see Issie 

Gibson back in circulation. She’s looking great.

Thu
28
Feb

Meddybemps

Linda Baniszeski

LBaniszeski@

myfairpoint.net

 

Thu
28
Feb

Coalition Providing Assistance to New Farmers

 Bangor, ME – February 26, 2013 -- Are you a new farmer?  Do you need help navigating the various programs and services available to help you succeed in your new farming enterprise? 

Thu
28
Feb

UMaine Extension’s 4-H Program Marks 100 Years in Maine

Gov. Paul LePage has proclaimed Feb. 26, 2013 as University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H Day in Maine.

Maine 4-H, which turns 100 years old this year, has a lot to celebrate — deep roots, a large, supportive family and a lot of successes.

Thu
28
Feb

EAC Hosts “Woman’s Art”

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Eastport Arts Center will host “Woman’s Art - A Conversation with Elizabeth Ostrander and Shanna Wheelock” on Sunday, March 10th at 3pm as part of the Sunday Afternoons at the Arts Center series.

Thu
28
Feb

Cooper

Arline Flood

454-3347

Thu
28
Feb

Beckett Center News

 

We have two weeks of activity in our column this week. Monday, Feb. 11, some went bowling at the Spednic Club in the morning and the others who stayed back at FBC worked on crafts and played Wii. In the afternoon the group headed to WCCC for basketball practice and skill drills to get us prepared for the Special Olympics Basketball Games.

Thu
28
Feb

Robbinston

Kathy Mekelburg

454-0654

 

The Sewell Memorial Congregational Church will hold a Council meeting on Saturday, March 2nd at 10 am at the home of Barbara Barnes.

Thu
28
Feb

EAC Hosts Photography Class

 

Thu
28
Feb

Former Senator Olympia Snowe Joins the Bipartisan Policy Center

 

Maine Senator will also co-chair new Commission on Political Reform

 The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) announced today that former Senator Olympia Snowe (R-ME) is joining the organization as a senior fellow.  Senator Snowe will co-chair BPC’s newly formed Commission on Political Reform.

Thu
28
Feb

LePage’s Budget Proposal: Raising Taxes, Cutting Funding

 

Governor’s Proposal Could Affect Maine Taxpayers

Thu
28
Feb

JANE E. WRIGHT (NEE, EARLE)

 

Jane E. Wright (nee, Earle), 88, of Freedom Village, Brandywine, PA and formerly of Stanton, NJ, passed away February 16, 2013 as a result of a fall a few days earlier.

Born in Orange, NJ, she was the daughter of Margaret (Sutphen) and Harold B. Earle, both deceased. 

Jane was a graduate of Colby Junior College in New London, New Hampshire. 

Thu
28
Feb

ELIZABETH M. BAILEY

 

Thu
28
Feb

ROBERT CLOSSEY SR.

 

Edmunds – The family is deeply saddened to announce the death of Robert Clossey, 70, of Edmunds.  Robert passed away with his family by his side on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor. 

Thu
28
Feb

Michaud, Miller Aim to Fund Entire Veterans Budget One Year In Advance

 

Thu
28
Feb

A Story and a Recipe

Readers, do you remember a particular storm that you experienced?  It may not have been the biggest storm or the windiest storm, but for some reason, it sticks with you through out your life.  I remember one such storm that happened in Eastern Maine and Washington County while I was on vacation in New Hampshire.

Thu
28
Feb

Lubec Artist Shanna Wheelock Creating Fundy Marathon’s Hand-Carved Awards

Winners of age-groups in the Bay of Fundy International Marathon will receive herring-motif tumblers designed by Lubec artist Shanna Wheelock. (Photo courtesy shannawheelock.com).


Thu
28
Feb

Calais American Legion

 

Michael McLean

454-3435

 

We now have a permanent telephone number to contact the Legion: 207-214-4410. This a Tracfone number. This will be listed with the Department of Maine American Legion. I am in the process of creating a e-mail address for us also! 

Thu
28
Feb

Baileyville

Dorothy Johnson

 

The weather has been seasonable and we have dodged the bullet on yesterday’s storm.  Hopefully our luck will continue.  March is just around the corner so the winter is going fast although it can not go too fast for my furnace or me.

Thu
28
Feb

“Read Across America Day” Weekly Column

Senator Susan Collins


Thu
07
Feb

St. Croix #1 Fire Station Gets New Windows

By Dorothy Johnson

Thu
07
Feb

MARVEL! and the Calais Free Library

MARVEL! provides every resident of Maine with access to a collection of full text articles and abstracts from magazines, newspapers, journals and reference books that are credible and reputable resources.  

Thu
07
Feb

Community Calendar

FEBRUARY 6: Pink Zone Basketball Game. WHS Lady Dragons will host CHS Lady Blue Devils at 5:00 p.m. for JV and 6:30 p.m. for Varsity. All fans wearing pink are eligible to win prizes.

FEBRUARY 8: Mother/Son, Father/Daughter Valentine’s Dance at Edmunds Consolidated School from 6:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m.

Thu
07
Feb

CHS Boys Basketball

 

Cordell Hold rips the ball from the board between Jonesport-Beals defenders. (Photo by John Rogers).

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

Thu
07
Feb

Wrestling Regionals at Howland

Anthony Soto brings home the silver for Washington Academy and JJ Ruane earns third for Woodland at the Regionals in Howland. (WA photo)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Lursen Earns Title over Pleninger

 

Thu
07
Feb

Calais JHS Girls’ Basketball Squad

 Pictured is the Calais JHS basketball girls’ squad. Members include front l-r: Kelsey Newell, Sydney Hatch, Alyssa Rocha, Samantha Look, Kayli Doten, and Coach Jeff Redding. middle l-r: Helen Harris, Sophia McDonald, Brooke Russell, Emily Mitchell, Taylor Johnson. Front Faith Tirrell and Katie Cavanaugh. (Photo by John Rogers).

 
Thu
07
Feb

Calais JHS Boys’ Basketball Squad

Pictured is the Calais JHS basketball boys’ squad. Members include front l-r: Blake Collins, Riley Russell, Jacob Hornbrook, and Branden Gillespie. Back l-r has: Coach Moody, Dillon Stanley, Jacob Muir, Matthew Perkins, and Coach Hornbrook. (Photo by John Rogers).

Thu
07
Feb

Woodland Rec. Dept. News & Notes

ELEMENTARY BASKETBALL / CHEERING: 

Players are to double check their schedules for game & practice times. F.M.I. contact the Rec. Dept.

JR. HIGH BB LEAGUE (GR. 6 / 8): 

Thu
07
Feb

CHS Girls Basketball

The Calais girls’ basketball continues to get stronger as they conclude their regular season action on Wednesday at Woodland.

Thu
07
Feb

WHS Girls Basketbal

 At Machias last week the young Woodland squad played tough through the first half trailing after 16-minutes of action by just a 31-27 margin. The Lady Bulldogs stepped it up in the second half and played to a 68-46 win. Jaycie MacArthur had a great game for the Lady Dragons scoring a big 23-points and Whitney Bassett added  a strong 11.

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