March 2013

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Thu
07
Mar

Avram Levi Reisman of Cooper Named to Colby College Dean’s List

Avram Levi Reisman, a senior at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, was named to the Dean’s List for his outstanding academic achievement during the fall semester of the 2012-13 year. Reisman is the son of Jonathan and Ernestine Reisman of Cooper, Maine, and attended Washington Academy.

Thu
07
Mar

Thomas College Announces Fall 2012 Dean’s List

 

 

February 2013 — Area students who were named to the Dean’s list at Thomas College for the Fall 2012 semester are:

 Allison Young of Eastport, majoring in Psychology 

 Karin Bird of Lee, majoring in Psychology (Forensic Psychology Concentration) 

 Kirby McPhail of Perry, who’s an undeclared major 

Thu
07
Mar

Indian Township

Geri Reynolds

796-2362

 

This week’s article is a list of upcoming events for the Indian Township School community.

Thu
07
Mar

March is Red Cross Month

Throughout the Month, We Celebrate Those Everyday Heroes 

Who Help Our Communities


 During Red Cross Month, the American Red Cross recognizes the nation’s Everyday Heroes who give of themselves and in some way help their community.

Thu
07
Mar

Woodland Rec. Dept. News & Notes

WOMAN’S VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE: The annual and very popular Woman’s Volleyball league will start its matches  on Mon. March 4 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.

Thu
07
Mar

Woodland Rec. Dept. Activity Calendar

THURS. MARCH  7

3:30 pm: Elem.  Wrestling, Gr. 2 / 8, WHS Gym

6:00 pm: Zumba, Ages 13 & UP; WES Gym

FRI. MARCH 8

3:30 pm: Elem. Wrestling, Gr. 2 / 8, WHS Gym

SAT. MARCH 9

ALL DAY: Maine State JHS / Elem. Cheering Championship, Bangor AUD.

SUN. MARCH 10 

Thu
07
Mar

In Memory EDWARD SEELEY March 7, 1965 - February 11, 2013

In Memory EDWARD SEELEY

March 7, 1965 - February 11, 2013

Happy Birthday my darling husband.

I will never understand why you were taken so tragically from me. 47 years old was way too young.

Thu
07
Mar

In Memory of FAYE M. NICHOLAS

In Memory of FAYE M. NICHOLAS

October 24, 1944 - March 02, 2009

Its been four years now you left us and it seems like yesterday, the Lord took you from us to be in a better place with no pain but only beauty.

Thu
07
Mar

PATRICIA S. LIEB

PATRICIA S. LIEB

Thu
07
Mar

IRMA LOUISE (PHILLIPPI) HOWBRIGG

IRMA LOUISE (PHILLIPPI) HOWBRIGG

Deceased February 8th, 2013

 

Born June 11, 1921, in Meriden, CT. Daughter of John and Marie (Weisbauer) Phillippi.

Married Robert L. Howbrigg August 22, 1942, husband of 70 years.

Two sons: John Robert (deceased) and Paul Edwin of Calais, ME.

Thu
07
Mar

Gary Lucas to Perform “The Golem” at UMM

 

MACHIAS, Maine – Grammy-nominated songwriter and composer Gary Lucas will perform at the University of Maine at Machias at 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 9. Lucas will present his acclaimed original solo guitar accompaniment to the 1920 silent film, “The Golem,” at UMM’s Performing Arts Center.

Thu
07
Mar

Nominees for District Court Judge Now Being Accepted

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage today announced that his Judicial Selection Committee is accepting applications for candidates interested in serving as a District Court Judge.

Thu
07
Mar

A Story and a Recipe

By Dorothy Johnson

 

Nature never fails to amuse surprise and entertain me.  I am not necessarily talking about weather although that has produced some surprises over the years.  I am talking about the animals in the area.  

Thu
07
Mar

Edmunds School News

 

Priscilla Hobart

726-0636

 

BASKETBALL 

SCHEDULE 2013

GAME TIMES: GIRLS 5:30 BOYS-6:30

March 7  Edmunds @ Alexander

March 11 Perry @ Edmunds

March 14 Edmunds @ Lubec

March 19 Edmunds @ Robbinston

March 20 Princeton @ Edmunds

March 22 Eastport @ Edmunds

Thu
07
Mar

Calais

Sharon Frost

454-3339

 

March flower: Jonquil

Birthstone: Aquamarine

Daylight Savings Time begins March 10th.

March 4th - 8th Newspaper in Education Week

Thu
21
Mar

Princeton

Sharon Norman

 

Happy Spring! The sap is running at Big Lake Township, pussy willows are being gathered – sounds like spring. With the sweet, there is often the bitter. 

Thu
14
Mar

New Eastport Venture Promises End to Rotten Vegetables

Vejibag is the brainchild of year-round greenhouse grower, Sally Erickson, and a circle of her friends. The bag is an environmentally friendly, American-made and locally crafted produce container that keeps vegetables fresh longer than plastic. The 100% U.S.

Thu
14
Mar

To the Editor

To The Editor:

Recently I visited Calais High School with the intention of getting the staff and students interested in participating in our first Bay of Fundy International Marathon.

Thu
14
Mar

Area Bullying In The Schools A Growing Concern

By Gwen Clark

Thu
14
Mar

A Place to Treat the Feet

By Lura E. Jackson

Thu
14
Mar

Come Down and See “The Girls”

By Kaileigh Deacon


“The Girls” Gloria Phillips and Gail Cottrell with the future generation of sandwich makers Caleb and Ethan. (Photo by Kaileigh Deacon).

 

Thu
14
Mar

Ballroom Dancing Workshop

Any couples interested in learning to round dance should reserve the afternoon of March 16 for an introduction to this form of ballroom dancing. This is particularly true for those living in Charlotte or York County, NB, or Washington County, ME.

Thu
14
Mar

Community Calendar

MARCH 13: At 5:30 p.m. (U.S. time) – Reading Group: “The Sea, The Sea” by Iris Murdoch. Calais Bookshop, 405 Main St. For more information, call 454-1110.

MARCH 14: Support and Education Group for Women diagnosed with breast cancer from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Mona Van Wart’s office at CRH. FMI contact Mona at 454-3906.

Thu
14
Mar

The East-West Corridor, Why Not? Panel Presentations and Community Conversations Planned For Calais and Machias

On Wednesday, March 13 from 5:30 to 7:30pm in St.

Thu
14
Mar

Novelist Plus and the Calais Free Library

 

Thu
14
Mar

Downeast Wrestling Club

L-R Front – Evan Gillespie, Trent James, Mitchell Gower, Dehkin Sockabasin. 2nd Row L-R – Matthew Dana, Isaiah Griffith, Muwin Dana, Reece Sabattus. 3rd Row L-R – Rylan Sabattus, Aiden Higgins. Back row – Coach Jerry James, Caleb Sabattus, Dominic Griffith, Ashton James, Nick Hallowell and Coach Skip James.

Thu
14
Mar

Senior Classic Games At UMM

Royalette Morgan Merchant and Lady Blue Devil Sarah Smith go high for the rebound. (Photo by John Rogers).

Thu
14
Mar

CHS to Hold Hunger Games

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

The Calais High School Student Council with its helpers National Honor Society and the Calais Middle School Student Council will be holding their first ever Hunger Games. 

Thu
14
Mar

Curves “Feed the Need” Food Drive Kicks Off On March 11

Calais, ME-Curves International announces its 15th Annual Food Drive, “Feed the Need,” and challenges Curves’ club members in the U.S. and Canada to meet a  goal of 100,000 donations during the two week period of March 11 – March 23.

Thu
14
Mar

St. Patrick’s Day Calais Celtic Concert

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, at the Calais Knight’s of Columbus Hall Sunday March 17th, featuring Jason MacDonald’s “Cape Breton Kitchen Party”, as he tours several Maine venues, with song, step dancing and Gaelic singing, and Celtic Music!

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