February 2013

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Thu
07
Feb

Princeton

Sharon Norman

 

Thu
07
Feb

Robbinston

Kathy Mekelburg

454-0654

 

The Church Council meeting for the Sewall Memorial Congregational Church scheduled for February 2nd was postponed until February 9th at the same time and place.

Thu
07
Feb

Dennysville

Priscilla Hobart

726-0636

 

 We would like to recognize the local students involved in basketball at Shead High ScHool; Tyler Fenderson and Ricky Palmeter from Edmunds.

Also Shead Tigerettes Varsity players Mariah Kirshman,

Thu
07
Feb

LEWIS R. STONE

LEWIS R. STONE

Thu
07
Feb

JOE (ROGER JOSEPH) NEWMAN

JOE (ROGER JOSEPH) NEWMAN

Thu
07
Feb

Affordable Care Act/Health Care Reform Law Seminars in Calais, Machias March 1

Do you have questions about the impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for your business? 

Thu
07
Feb

MDOT Seeks Permit

Concord, Mass. - The Maine Department of Transportation is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with replacing or repairing bridges or culverts at 8 locations in the State of Maine.

Thu
07
Feb

Lubec Area Photography Contest Results

West Quoddy Head Lighthouse in Lubec. (File photo).

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thu
07
Feb

Princeton Elementary News

Princeton Elementary School recently held its Spelling Bee. Winners Lisa Curtis –first place, Elijah Martin – Second Place, and Charles Curtis – third Place and good luck to our representatives at the Washington County Bee. 

Thu
07
Feb

Indian Township

Geri Reynolds

796-2362

 

Thu
07
Feb

Robbinston Grade School

Kathy Mekelburg

454-0654

 

Thu
07
Feb

The Dragon’s Den

Camille Howard 

 

Welcome, readers, to this week’s edition of the Dragon’s Den. Buckle your seat belts, because we’re going to  cut to the chase and get you in the know on this week’s news.

Thu
07
Feb

Giving Students a Chance to Play Music

Kaileigh Deacon

 

The band program at the Calais Schools has been fortunate the last several years to receive donated instruments from members of the community. 

The band program has a total of eighty-five students in grades 4-12. Of those eighty-five students, twenty-five are using donated instruments. 

Thu
07
Feb

Grand Lake Stream

Dave McCullough

 

Thu
07
Feb

Calais High School

Quinn Sluzenski

 

Wed
13
Feb

Keep Your Milk In Maine

A milk processor recently ceased production in Bangor, which resulted in the loss of 35 jobs. The hidden economic impact of this closure to all Maine dairy farmers, including those in Washington County, will be felt later this winter when they receive their Maine Milk Pool (MMP) check reflecting this change. 

Wed
13
Feb

Library News

New Fiction List

 

Alpert, MarkExtinction

Ballard, MignonMiss Dimple Suspects

Barry, DaveInsane City

Berenson, AlexThe Night Ranger

Binchy, MaeveWeek in Winter

Block, LawrenceHit Me

Bond, LarryBlood of War

Bracewell, PatriciaShadow on the Crown

Wed
13
Feb

Community Calendar

FEBRUARY 13: Reading Group: “Beloved” by Toni Morrison at 5:30 p.m. at Calais Bookshop, 405 Main St. For more information, call 454-1110.

FEBRUARY 13: Monthly Sea Chantey! Sailor’s Valentine Sea Songs of Sweet-Hearts at Pembroke Library, 221 Old Country Road. Starts at 7:00 p.m. Free admission.

FEBRUARY 14: Happy Valentine’s Day!

Wed
13
Feb

Think Pink

By Kaileigh Deacon 


Wed
13
Feb

Woodland Rec. Dept. News & Notes

WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE: The annual and very popular Women’s Volleyball league will hold its registration and 1st practice on Mon. Feb. 25 at 6:30 pm at the Woodland High School Gym. Any female from Gr. 7 through adult may participate. F.M.I.    contact the Woodland Rec. Dept.

Wed
13
Feb

“Winter Sports and Fun” at the Pottle Tree Farm, Perry

 Stronghearts, in recognition of Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week, will sponsor the Eleventh Annual “Winter Sports and Fun Day” at the Pottle Tree Farm, South Meadow Road in Perry. 

The event will be on Saturday, February 16th - 10 AM to 3 PM.  The Winter Sports and Fun Day will be held no matter what the weather is. 

Wed
13
Feb

Calais Recreation Notes

Men’s Basketball League Playoffs

Wed
13
Feb

Woodland Rec. Dept. Activity Calendar

THURS. FEB.14

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

5:00 pm:ELEM. BB, HEAT / LAKERS; WES GYM  

SAT. FEB. 16

12:00 pm: ELEM. CHEERING, GR. 4 / 8, WES GYM

SUN. FEB.  17 

4:00 pm: EXERCISE / AEROBICS, (AGES 13 & UP) WES GYM

MON. FEB.  18

PRESIDENT’S DAY HOLIDAY

TUES. FEB. 19

Wed
13
Feb

High School Basketball

Calais Blue Devil sophomore Madison McVicar and her teammates will open in Bangor on Tuesday at 8:35 against the winner between #8 Narraguagus & #9 Stearns High Schools. (Photo by John Rogers).

 

 

GIRLS –

Wed
13
Feb

Passages Opens Office at University of Maine at Machias

The Community Schools at Opportunity Farm and Camden are pleased to announce the opening of a new Passages office at The University of Maine, Machias. Passages is a home-based high school diploma program for teen parents which provides individualized instruction in students’ own homes, eliminating the need to secure daily transportation and child care in order to attend school.

Wed
13
Feb

CRH ED Toy Drive Receives Donation of 50 Books

Brianna Jack, founder of the non-profit Maine Books for Maine Kids, recently stopped by Calais Regional Hospital to donate 50 new books to the CRH Emergency Department Toy Box Drive. Emergency Department Director, Krista Collins, RN, accepted the books on behalf of the department.

Wed
13
Feb

A Story and a Recipe

By Dorothy Johnson

 

Readers, thank you so much for letting me know that you love my memories of the “good old days” and the recipes.  Thanks you for letting me know when the fudge does not set and when I have left out an important ingredient, and I absolutely love hearing that you have tried the recipes.  Thank you for following my ramblings.

Wed
13
Feb

Calais Police Report

Jordan Reed, 25, of Poland was summonsed 2/5/13 on North Street for O/P w/expired license over 90 days.

Tyler Niles, 21, of Baileyville was summonsed 2/5/13 on Baring Street for O/P w/o a license.

Lawrence Bailey, 54, of Calais was summonsed 2/6/13 on Main Street for O.U.I.

Wed
13
Feb

Calais District Court

Shawn H. Adams of Baileyville, ME. Attaching false plates. Fine $150. Operate vehicle without license - cond/restric. Fine $100.

Shawn H. Adams of Baileyville, ME. Minor possessing liquor. Adjudicated. Fine $200.

Breanna J. Black of Calais, ME. Failing to make oral or written accident report. Fine $100.

Wed
13
Feb

WC Man Sentenced to Prison for 27 Months for Stealing SSI Benefits

U.S. Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Anthony Dinsmore, 51, of Columbia Falls, was sentenced to a period of 27 months of imprisonment, 3 years of supervised release and ordered to pay $19,554 in restitution by Chief Judge John A. Woodcock, Jr.

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