April 2013

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Thu
18
Apr

Melissa Cushing to Perform at CCLC’s Third Friday Coffeehouse

Come join us Friday, April 19 at 7PM for our Third Friday Coffeehouse at the Cobscook Community Learning Center. Melissa Cushing will be this month’s featured performer. Melissa has been performing folk, rock and blues classics at pubs, cafes, and barbeques for 18 years.

Thu
18
Apr

UMM’s Early College Program a Huge Boost for Local Students

MACHIAS, Maine – Although she always knew she wanted to attend college, Shaylyn Holland, 19, of Machias was worried about making the transition from a traditional high school to more demanding, more independent college courses.

Thu
18
Apr

Washington County Taking Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs April 27

Machias, Maine – On April 27th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at many law enforcement agencies within Washington County and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.

Thu
18
Apr

25 Students Inducted into Phi Theta Kappa at WCCC

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
18
Apr

To the Editor

To The Editor:

Declaration

The elected Sheriff is recognized throughout the United States as the chief local law Enforcement officer and is directly accountable to the people through the electoral process.

 All sheriffs take an oath of office to enforce and defend the United States Constitution and state constitution and laws. 

Thu
18
Apr

A Six-Pack, Your Credit Card, and the Car Keys, Please...

Lawrence E. Lockman

 

I’m getting real tired of being lectured about morality by the Speaker of the House, Rep. Mark W. Eves (D-North Berwick). 

Thu
18
Apr

Two Local Men Assist In Recent Discovery Of Supernova In Distant Galaxy

Doug Rich from Hampden Maine along with the Eagle Hill Institute of Stueben have formed a team of amateur astronomers to search for supernova. Supernovas are massive stars that have exploded and astronomers can detect these in faint galaxies that can be seen with backyard telescopes.

Thu
18
Apr

The Calais Advertiser Welcomes New Editor Amy Jeanroy

The Calais Advertiser is pleased to introduce the new Editor, Amy Jeanroy. Amy and her family have relocated back to Maine, after having to move away for her husband’s job. She and her husband Calvin have purchased a home in Robbinston. With 5 children, it’s a lesson in patience, trying to unpack and settle in. 

Thu
18
Apr

A Story and a Recipe

By Dorothy Johnson

 

Thu
18
Apr

Baileyville Public Hearing On Up-coming Budget Cuts Calls For Numerous Taxpayers Input

By Gwen Clark

 

Thu
18
Apr

Dental Clinic Gets Results

Then third grader Chloe Carr during the first dental clinic. (Submitted photo).

The NYU College of Dentistry Henry Schein Cares Global Student Outreach Clinic has been coming to Machias and those visits are making a noticeable difference in the lives of the children getting care.

Thu
18
Apr

WCCC Names its All-Maine Academic Team

Pictured left to right: Lura Jackson, WCCC President Bill Cassidy, and Christine Phillips. Jackson and Phillips are the nominees to the All-Maine Academic Team for Washington County Community College. The awards were presented in Augusta on March 27th.

Thu
25
Apr

Knights of Columbus Celtic Concert Series

(Right) On April 21, the Knights of Columbus welcomed Andrea Beaton of Cape Breton, and Ward MacDonald of P.E.I. to Calais, for a night of footstompin’ fiddle music, and entertainment.  Brought to us by Calais Celtic Concerts, this event opened to a full house of enthusiastic Celtic music lovers. From the first note, it was impossible to sit still, as the storytelling and music commenced.

Thu
25
Apr

Collaboration on Substance Abuse

Woodland Jr/Sr High School, Woodland Pulp LLC, Washington County-One Community, the Baileyville Police Department and other members of the community are working together to create an atmosphere of zero tolerance for the misuse, abuse, and diversion of substances in the greater Baileyville area.

Thu
25
Apr

New Baileyville Town Manager Heads Special Town Council Meeting

By Gwen Clark

 

Thu
25
Apr

Announcing the Winners of the 2013 Young Composers’ Competition & Festival

 The Bagaduce Music Lending Library announces the winners of its 17th Annual Young Composers’ Competition & Festival. 

Thu
25
Apr

WCCC Hosts SPARE Closet Event to Outfit Workforce

By Lura Jackson

Thu
25
Apr

Baskahegan Stream Canoe Race, May 11

NEW this year, a 33 mile canoe/kayak race and will run in conjunction with the East Grand Adventure Race.  It is mostly a flat water race through a remote wilderness setting with some easy quick water sections.

Thu
25
Apr

Community Calendar

APRIL 24: Seniority Breakfast Club will meet at the Wickachee Restaurant in Calais at 7:00 a.m.

APRIL 26 and 27: The Truth About Jesus, an international team of speakers uplifting Christ, at 2nd Baptist Church, 21 Church Street, Calais. April 26 at 7:00 p.m. April 27 at 9:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Thu
25
Apr

Washington County Meals on Wheels for May

Wed, May 1st:  Creamy white stew & chicken, green peas and carrots, white roll, banana cake.

Thurs, May 2nd: Beef & herbed gravy, red skinned mashed potato, diced carrots, wheat roll, snickerdoodle.

Fri, May 3rd: Cheese rigatoni & tomato cream sauce, cut green beans, white roll, vanilla frosted cake.

Thu
25
Apr

ORPC Submits First Annual Environmental Report For Commercial, Grid-connected Tidal Energy Project

By Michael Dougherty

 

Thu
25
Apr

Legislative Cuts Threaten Methadone Treatment in Maine

By Michael Dougherty

 

The Maine State legislature recently passed legislation placing a two year cap on Medicaid reimbursement for methadone and buprenorphine treatment in Maine. This is just the most recent reduction in coverage recovering addicts, and the clinics that treat them, have had to deal with. 

Thu
25
Apr

Rep. Cassidy Seeks Continuity Of Mental Health Care For Young Adults

 Rep. Katherine Cassidy, D-Lubec, is sponsoring a bill that would continue behavioral and mental health services for young adults after they graduate from high school.

Thu
25
Apr

Challenges Facing Calais Regional Hospital are Viewed with Optimism

By Jayna Smith


Thu
25
Apr

Baileyville Police Report

The Baileyville Police Department covered calls for suspicious activities, theft, domestic dispute, eviction questions and domestic violence last week.

On April 16 police received a call for a well being check on Houlton Road. Resident did not hear anyone at the door.

Thu
25
Apr

Washington County Sheriff’s Office Weekly Report

April 6:

Thu
25
Apr

Calais District Court

Scott H. Buck of Jay, ME. Unattended lines Adjudicated. Fine $100.

James V. Caron of Danforth, ME. Nonsupport of dependents. Dismissed.

Stephen E. Decatur, Jr., of Machiasport, ME. Scallop dragging with boat without license. Adjudicated. Fine $272.00.

Justin Edwards of Lincoln, ME. Fish without valid license. Fine $100.

Thu
25
Apr

Calais Police Report

Roxanne Socobasin, 22, of Princeton was arrested 4/17/13 on North Street for Warrant.

Lucas Socobasin, 31, of Calais was arrested 4/18/13 on North Street for disorderly conduct.

Thu
25
Apr

Calais Residents Talk About Day At Boston Marathon

By Joyce Scott


Jeff and Kathy Demmons  prepare to cheer their daughter on as she competes in the 2013 Boston Marathon.  They were part of a four person fan club.  Above they hold a sign made cheering her on and bearing her father’s special nickname for her.  (Photo courtesy of Jeff Demmons)

Thu
25
Apr

Down East Hospice Volunteers Presents A Special Retreat

‘The Hardest Journey: Coping with Loss & Grief in a Caring Community”

The retreat takes place on Saturday, May 4, 2013 at the Kay Parker Building - Hadley Lake Road, Machias from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. There is no charge for this retreat.

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