March 2013

CHS Drama Club

Calais High School Drama club will perform its entry for the Maine Principals’ Association One-Act Festival on Wednesday, March 6 at 7 pm and Thursday, March 7 at 7:30 pm at the high school.  The play, FINAL PLACEMENT, is a highly charged two-character story about a child protective worker and the mother of a child placed for adoption.

Local, State And Federal Officials Discuss Operation Of The City’s Shelters In The Event Of A Disaster

City, county, state and federal officials met recently at the Washington County Community College to discuss the operation of the city’s emergency shelters in the event of a disaster. The shelters are located on the WCCC campus. From left are: Police Chief David Randall, High School Principal Dan Cohnstaedt and City Manager Diane Barnes, all of Calais. (WCCC Photo)

Calais District Court


Saucony Apt of Perry, ME. Operate vehicle without license. Fine $250.

Larry H. Arthurs of Baileyville, ME. Disorderly conduct, loud unreasonable noise. Dismissed.

Brad A. Austin of Springfield, ME. Theft by unauthorized taking or transfer. Jury trial.

Calais Police Report

Michael Lewey, 32, of Calais was arrested 2/26/13 on Lafayette Street for a warrant.

Joshua Gillespie, 20 of Charlotte was summonsed 3/3/13 on Main Street for Illegal possession of liquor by a minor.

Terry Raymond, 27, of Webster Plt. was summonsed 3/1/13 at Wal Mart for theft.

Washington County Crowd at Maine Maritime Academy Reception

The Maine Maritime Academy Alumni Association held its legislative reception in Augusta on February 26, and the Washington County crowd in the room gathered for a photo. Captain Robert Peacock ‘71, center, of Lubec and Eastport is chair of MMA’s Board of Trustees. Left to right are legislators Rep. Beth Turner, Rep. Katherine Cassidy, Sen.Dave Burns and Rep.

Meet Your Match

By Kaileigh Deacon


It can be difficult to find the right match for you but Washington County Community College and the Career Center are partnering up to help you find the perfect job for you.

Eastport Health Care and Calais Regional Hospital Join Forces to Give Newborns a “GREAT START” for Dental Health

Eastport Health Care Inc. and Calais Regional Hospital have joined together to co-sponsor a program called “Get a Great Start,” a newborn dental health program.  

The program began with Eastport Health Care dental hygienist Sue Drew who saw a need to link the newborn dental needs with the “ Maine, From the First Tooth” program. 

Area High School Basketball Standouts Named To 2013 Maine Mcdonald’s® High School Senior All-star Teams

Area High School Basketball Standouts Named To 2013 Maine Mcdonald’s® High School Senior All-star Teams

The Maine Association of Basketball Coaches (MABC) announced A/B East and C/D East player selections for the for the 2013 Maine McDonald’s® High School Senior All-Star Basketball Games.  




Kathy Mekelburg



March came in like a lion with a dumping of snow, sleet and freezing rain. That means it will go out like a lamb. This has been one stormy winter. 

Don’t forget to turn your clocks ahead one hour before you go to bed Saturday night.