March 2013

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.

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 

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.  

Edmunds School News


Priscilla Hobart






March 7  Edmunds @ Alexander

March 11 Perry @ Edmunds

March 14 Edmunds @ Lubec

March 19 Edmunds @ Robbinston

March 20 Princeton @ Edmunds

March 22 Eastport @ Edmunds


Sharon Frost



March flower: Jonquil

Birthstone: Aquamarine

Daylight Savings Time begins March 10th.

March 4th - 8th Newspaper in Education Week


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. 

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.

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.

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.