April 2013

Final Suspect Captured

The final bombing suspect was captured around 7 PM  Friday night, alive but wounded. After five days of terror and danger, police finally located bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev  hiding in a boat in suburban backyard.

Governor LePage Issues Statement on Boston Marathon Explosions

Border security tightens as officers check drivers for recent ties to Boston. Due to two bombs that were detonated at the finish line of Monday’s Boston Marathon, anyone passing into Canada will be asked if they have recently come from the Boston area. The bombing resulted in three deaths and dozens of injuries. (Photo by Amy Jeanroy).

Baileyville Police Report

The Baileyville police were busy last week responding to calls for harassment, violation of bail conditions, theft, domestic violence, criminal mischief and paper services.

On April 9, police were called to the Waste Water Treatment Plant where a door had been kicked in. This incident is under investigation.

Calais High School

Quinn Sluzenski

 

The last week of April had a sleepy start as students returned from April break, telling stories of vacations that spanned to Florida and beyond.  Now firmly in the final quarter of school, the school year is picking up pace as students must prepare for next year.

Robbinston

Kathy Mekelburg

454-0654

 

There was an accident at the school on Monday, April 12th. A car lost control and smashed into the glass doors at the entrance to the school. All the kids had gone home, so no one was hurt and  the doors have been replaced in time for school on the 22nd.

Meddybemps

Dawn Winchester

 

Hello! It is so nice to have lots of sunshine! My daffodils are finally in full bloom and I love seeing and hearing all the birds and other spring sights.

NHS Induction at Calais High School

By Quinn Sluzenski.

 

Leadership.  Scholarship.  Service.  Character.  These are the four characteristics that students must excel in if they wish to join National Honor Society, a prestigious and long-standing organization.  On March 26th, seven students were inducted into the Calais High School chapter, led by English teacher Brandi Cline.

Robbinston

Kathy Mekelburg

454-0654

 

There was an accident at the school on Monday, April 12th. A car lost control and smashed into the glass doors at the entrance to the school. All the kids had gone home, so no one was hurt and  the doors have been replaced in time for school on the 22nd.

Pembroke News

Dust off those bats, balls and gloves! The official opening of the new Pembroke baseball field will take place on May 11, 2013 at 1 p.m. and everyone is invited to help celebrate.  The new field is located on Liberty Hill Road on the site of the former Pembroke High School ball field, right next to the Fire Department.

Calais Police Report

John Burke, 21, of Princeton was arrested 4/5/2013 on North Street for a warrant.

Sean Stinson, 41, of Princeton was arrested 4/2/2013 for North Street on a warrant.

Bradley Sapiel, 33, of Calais was summonsed 4/7/2013 on Washington Street for O.A.S.

Rep. Cassidy to Hold Public Office Hours

Rep. Katherine Cassidy, D-Lubec, will hold her “Coffee and Conversation” hours throughout her district beginning Saturday, April 27 from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Liberty Café in Eastport. Cassidy will also be at the Bluebird Ranch Restaurant in Machias from 8 to 11 a.m on May 11 and at the Whiting Store in Whiting from 8 to 11 a.m. on May 25.

Community Calendar

APRIL 17: St. Croix International Quilters will be meeting at the Methodists Homes rec center on Palmer St. in Calais at 6:00 p.m. Public welcomed. Refreshments served.

APRIL 17: Diabetic Education and Support Group will meet at 6:00 p.m. in the CRH Health Services Building “Old Facility.” FMI contact Shelly Bodkin at 454-7608. 

New Books at Calais Free Library

• The Perfect Ghost by Linda Barnes “Delivers a delicious twist – Outstanding.” – Booklist

• Tapestry of fortunes by Elizabeth Berg “Elizabeth Berg’s gift as a storyteller lies most powerfully in her ability to find the extraordinary in the ordinary, the remarkable in the everyday.” - The Boston Globe

Maine State Society, Children of the American Revolution Celebrating its 75th Anniversary

This year the Maine State Society, Children of the American Revolution is celebrating its 75th anniversary. In recognition of the event Maine State Senator James Hamper of Oxford offered his congratulations to Hannah Sprague of Marshfield, current Maine State President of the C.A.R.

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