March 2013

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Thu
21
Mar

Sarah Smith Receives MPA Principal’s Award

(Calais)—Sarah Smith of Calais, Maine a senior at Calais Middle/High School, has been selected to receive the 2013 Principal’s Award, Principal Cohnstaedt announced today. The award, sponsored by the Maine Principals’ Association, is given in recognition of a high school senior’s academic achievement and citizenship.

Thu
21
Mar

Indian Township

Geri Reynolds

796-2362

 

Thu
21
Mar

Maine National Guard Promotions - Washington County

AUGUSTA, ME (03/13/2013)(readMedia)-- Brig. Gen. James D. Campbell, The Adjutant General for Maine, announces the promotion to the rank specified below for the following:

Maine Air National Guard

-Jonathan Gay, Technical Sergeant, Cherryfield,101st Civil Engineer Squadron

Maine Army National Guard

Thu
21
Mar

The Dragon’s Den

Camille Howard

 

Welcome, readers, to the Dragon’s Den. This week, students were pleased to have only four days with school in session. Despite the short amount of days, we still have a substantial amount of news. So get out your limbo sticks, because you’re about to get the low-down on this week’s news!

Thu
21
Mar

Cooper

Arline Flood

454-3347

Thu
21
Mar

Grand Lake Stream

Dave McCullough

 

Thu
21
Mar

Baileyville

Dorothy Johnson

 

Let’s dispense with the weather report this week and just say that this has been a typical March week in Maine.  Those who are holding on to winter enjoy the cold wind; those who are looking toward spring enjoy the warmth of the sun.  This past week everyone was happy.

Thu
21
Mar

Calais

Sharon Frost

454-3339

 

Thu
21
Mar

News Of The Hannah Weston Chapter, DAR

Members of the Hannah Weston Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution will gather for a regular meeting at 1p.m. on Tuesday, April 2nd  in the “Living Room” – the former Machias Town Office on Court St., in Machias. .

Thu
21
Mar

Alexander/Crawford

Linda Richardson 

454-0332

 

What a wonderful weekend we just had, now we are faced with the possibility of snow. The bottom line is that Mother Nature will give us spring when she is darned good and ready and not one day before I suppose, although I do wish and hope.

Thu
21
Mar

Maine Municipal Association Website Tracking Proposed 2014-15 State Budget

AUGUSTA – MMA created a website designed to provide municipal officials, the public and members of the media information and news about the impact of the State of Maine’s 2014-15 Budget as proposed and the reactions to it.

Thu
21
Mar

A Story and a Recipe

By Dorothy Johnson

 

Thu
21
Mar

EMARC to Screen “Siqonomeq: Alewife in the St. Croix River”

As part of Conservation Film Series

By:Dan Bassett

March 12th, 2013

 

Thu
21
Mar

DECH Births

CORRECTION - To Whitney Polk and Eric McCaslin of Baileyville, Maine. A girl, Aubree Rose McCaslin, born on March 7, 2013 weighing 8lbs, 7oz., 20 3/4 inches long.

To Shaina Tibbetts of East Machias. A girl, Seveah Rayne born on March 12, 2013 weighing 7lbs., 11oz., 201/4 inches long.

Thu
21
Mar

The Newfoundland, Bubba, The Gentle Giant

I met Bubba, all 160 pounds of him, on Monday at his home on Chandler Street. He is just a bit over two years old and still growing. His owner, Gina Pavone, predicts that he will weigh between 170 and 180 pounds when he stops growing at age three. Some Newfoundlands have been known to top 200 pounds but Gina is hoping Bubba will be a “small” dog.

Thu
21
Mar

Empowering Local Youth with Technical Trades

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
21
Mar

Calais Rotary “Old Time” Radio Show

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

The Calais Rotary is getting ready to hold their popular “Old Time” Radio Show on March 22nd, from 7-9 at the Calais High School. 

Thu
21
Mar

Michaud Receives Lifetime Achievement Award for Economic Development Work

Representative Mike Michaud accepted the National Association of Development Organizations’ (NADO) Lifetime Achievement Award. Bob Clark, the Executive Director of the Northern Maine Development Commission (NMDC), presented the award to Michaud for his leadership in promoting federal economic development programs.

Thu
21
Mar

Electricity Supply Rate To Drop For Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative Members

Eastern Maine Electric Co-op announced Monday that the supply rate its members pay will decrease by 1.147 cents per kilowatt-hour (¢/kwh) on electricity used starting April 1, 2013.

Thu
21
Mar

“State of Wonder” is Calais Bookshop’s April 10th Book Group

“In a narrative replete with poison arrows, devouring snakes, scientific miracles, and spiritual transformations, ‘State of Wonder’ presents a world of stunning surprise and danger, rich in emotional resonance and moral complexity.

Thu
21
Mar

In Loving Memory of JOAN J. KETCHEN

In Loving Memory of

JOAN J. KETCHEN

April 5, 1992,

March 23, 2007

 

We thought of you with love today,

But that is nothing new.

We thought about you 

yesterday,

And days before that too...

Your memory is our keepsake

With which we’ll never part.

Thu
21
Mar

ROLAND K. BEEK SR.

Calais – Roland Kenzie Beek Sr., 82, passed away Saturday, March 16, 2013 at his home.  Roland was born in St. Stephen, NB, son of the late Borden Beek and Louise (Young) Wood.  He left school at an early age to assist his family on the family farm as well as working in the woods.  At the age of 13 they moved to the United States.

Thu
21
Mar

PHILIP MCDOWELL

Princeton – Philip George McDowell, 72, passed away March 16th at home.

Thu
21
Mar

DONNA LOUISE (CARLOW) BRADSTREET

Palermo - Donna Louise (Carlow) Bradstreet, 74, passed away peacefully Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, with her husband by her side. She was born May 22, 1938, in Calais, to Bernice (Alexander) and Norman F. Carlow.

Thu
21
Mar

Meddybemps

Linda Baniszeski

LBaniszeski@

myfairpoint.net

 

Is it spring yet?  According to the calendar, it is officially spring as of this week. Someone needs to instruct the weather accordingly.

Happy birthday wishes to Charles “Chick” McCoubrey on March 23.

Fri
22
Mar

Lauren

Event date

Friday, March 22, 2013 - 2:15pm
Thu
28
Mar

Food Drive at Machias Dental

The National Nutrition Month food drive being held by Machias Dental continues throughout the month of March.  With the Easter holiday being celebrated on the last day of this month, community members are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item to the dental office for distribution to local food pantries on Friday, March 29th.

Thu
28
Mar

East Grand Adventure Race

8th Annual East Grand Adventure Race, Danforth Maine will be May 11. It is a 20 mile triathlon includes a 1.5+ mile off trail compass run, 9+ mile Mt. biking, 7+ miles of canoeing climbing wall challenge and extra challenges in the field (last year’s was the Tomahawk Throw & Gravel Pit Challenge).

Thu
28
Mar

Empowering Local Youth with Technical Trades (part 2)

By Lura Jackson


Thu
28
Mar

Community Calendar

MARCH 27: Seniority Breakfast Club will meet at Wickachee Restaurant at 7:00 a.m.

MARCH 27: Benefit dinner, The Hunger Games at 6:00 p.m. at Calais High School. Proceeds benefit the food pantry.

MARCH 28: Maundy Thursday communion service at Meddybemps Christian Church with Pastor Joe McAdams. Pot luck Seder supper to follow at Meddybemps Community Center.

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