April 2013

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Thu
25
Apr

Efforts Underway for Calais’ Alzheimer’s Walk

 

By Jayna Smith


Thu
25
Apr

To the Editor

Dear Citizen and Community Leaders 

Calais Fire – EMS would like to take a moment to express our gratitude to those communities who have supported us over the past four plus years. Building on the Calais Fire Department, 

Thu
25
Apr

Maine Celebrates Volunteer Week

Governor LePage encourages Mainers to be involved with their communities

Governor Paul R. LePage has urged Maine citizens to volunteer and to get involved in Volunteer Week, April 21-27, organized by the Maine Commission for Community Service. Maine joins the national celebration of volunteers across the county during this special week.

Thu
25
Apr

Shead High School Tigers

The 2013 Shead High School Tigers are pictured with Coach Ron Sullivan. Members include Will Urquhart, Joe Barnes, Nick Barnes, Ryan Eylar, Tony Theriault, John Cushing, Drew Greenlaw, Phil Farewell, Joe Wilson, Macky Hood, and I. Chevrie. (Photo by John Rogers).

 
Thu
25
Apr

CHARLOTTE E. DEAN

 

Thu
25
Apr

DAVID RAMSAY

 

Please come join us in a celebration of life for David Ramsay. It will be held on April 27, 2013 at the St. Croix Country Club in Calais Maine at 2:00pm. A light lunch will be served. All are welcome. Come share your memories of David. Hope to see you all there. David’s family.

Thu
25
Apr

ELIZABETH M. BAILEY

Princeton – A graveside service for Elizabeth M. Bailey, who passed away February 22, 2013 will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 4th at Princeton Cemetery with Pastor Ray Morse officiating.  Service by Mays Funeral Home, Calais & Eastport.  www.maysfuneralhome.com

 

Thu
25
Apr

DORA N. “DODIE” ORENSTEIN

Dodie went home to eternal glory on April 17, 2013 at age 88. She was born in Wea Township, Kansas on April 7, 1925 to Charles Edgar Becker and Margie Elizabeth (Smith) Becker. During her lifetime, after serving in the WACs during WWII, she met her husband, Frederick Orenstein who was stationed at Ft. Riley, Kansas.

Thu
25
Apr

DOROTHY “DOT” WHITE

Alexander – Dorothy “Dot” Jean White, 86, passed away Thursday, April 18, 2013 with her family by her side.  Dot was born in Cooper on October 3, 1926, daughter of the late George and Mary (Buck) Flood.  She attended schools in Cooper and worked as a stitcher for Ware Knitters in Calais until she married her love, Calvin White on November 23, 1946.

Thu
25
Apr

R. LESTER SEELEY

 

Thu
25
Apr

History: Who, What, When and Why

Roy Ryan had a newsstand on Main Street just above what was most recently Bernardini’s Restaurant. In addition to papers, books and magazines he sold postcards. This 1917 photo shows the post card rack and if you zoom in the usual Post Office, Grammar School and Opera House post cards can be easily identified. There are also a lot of rather risque cards which were very popular at the time.

Thu
25
Apr

A Story and a Recipe

By Dorothy Johnson

 

Thu
25
Apr

PAWS Offers Heartwarming Gifts for Moms and Dads

Miss Rebecca, a lovely older cat who is available for sponsorship, came to PAWS when her elder guardian could no longer care for her.  After many years as an only cat in her home, Miss Rebecca is enrolled in PAWS’ Single & Loving It! Adoption program.

Thu
25
Apr

MCCS Honors Students Of The Year

Seven Maine community college students will be honored this week for their academic success and campus and community involvement at a ceremony hosted by the Maine Community College System (MCCS) Board of Trustees.

Thu
25
Apr

Calais Rec. Basketball`

 In game two, The Highlighters came out on top over Team Orange, 65 to 58.  Darcey Gillespie led The Highlighters with 31 and teammate Rachel Atkinson chipped in with 13.   Julia Nichols had a game high 32 points for Team Orange while Ivy Turner tossed in 15.  Pictured is Julia Nichols making a fancy pass over her head to teammate Ivy Turner who laid it up and in.

Thu
25
Apr

Spring Sports Have Started

Woodland High School seniors Jake Hoops and JJ Ruane are pictured with coaches Scott Harriman, Steve Lincoln, and Barney Perry. (Photo by John Rogers).

Thu
25
Apr

Woodland Rec. Dept. Activity Calendar

THURS. APRIL 25

5:30 pm: RIPKEN BASEBALL, (AGES 10 / 12); GLIDDEN F.

6:00 pm: “ZUMBA”; AGES 13 & UP; WES GYM

FRI. APRIL 26

5:30 pm: RIPKEN BASEBALL, (AGES 10 / 12); GLIDDEN F.

SAT. APRIL 27

9 am: DEPT. OF I. F. & W. ATV SAFETY COURSE, BAILEYVILLE MUNI. BLDG.

SUN. APRIL 28

Thu
25
Apr

Financial Fitness Fair to be held at Machias Memorial High School

MACHAIS - The Washington County Disability Asset Network , along with several local and state organizations, is sponsoring a Financial Fitness Fair titled, “Stretch your Dollar”, on Saturday, April 27th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Machias Memorial High School. This event is free and open to the public.

Thu
25
Apr

Tips on Avoiding Bear Conflicts

The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife reminds homeowners that bears may be attracted to bird feeders, garbage cans, dumpsters and grills in their backyards this spring, where food or the odor of food is prevalent.  

Thu
25
Apr

Would You Like To Be A Weather Spotter?

If you would like to participate in the National Weather Service Skywarn Spotter Program, the Washington County EMA and the National Weather Service are hosting a Weather Spotter training program in Machias on May 1, 2013.

Thu
25
Apr

East Grand Adventure Race, May 11,

East Grand Adventure Race, May 11,

 

Thu
25
Apr

2nd Annual Machias Valley Run April 28

Event to Include Half Marathon, 5k, and One-Mile Fun Run


Thu
25
Apr

Notes From St. Croix Country Club

Course Will Open This Friday with Reduced April Rates

Thu
25
Apr

Mother’s Day Tea

You are invited to a public Mother’s Day Tea to be held on Saturday, May 11th from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Burnham Tavern Museum in Machias. The event is being sponsored by the Hannah Weston Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution for the benefit of the historic Burnham Tavern Museum.

Thu
18
Apr

Maine Greenhouse and Nursery Day is May 4

Greenhouses, nurseries and garden centers statewide will be celebrating on Saturday, May 4 as the industry kicks off Maine Greenhouse and Nursery Day. 

Thu
11
Apr

2013 Annual Awards/ Recognition Ceremony - Maine Warden Service

The Maine Warden Service held its annual awards ceremony today at the Winslow VFW. The Warden Service recognized both game wardens and other individuals for their work and dedication to the Department and State of Maine in 2012.

 Commissioner’s Presentation of Awards – Presented by DIF&W Commissioner Chandler Woodcock.

Thu
11
Apr

Marathon Reaches 375 Entrants So Far

With two months remaining on the registration deadline, organizers of the first Bay of Fundy International Marathon announced that as many as 375 runners from 33 states and five provinces have signed up for the June 23 event.

Another 130 runners have signed up to run the companion 10K on the same morning.

Thu
11
Apr

Machias Savings Bank Donates to Margaretta Days

On behalf of Machias Savings Bank, Kari A. Reynolds, Vice President, presents a $500 check to Carlene M. Holmes, Chair of the 2013 Margaretta Days Festival and Craft Fair to be held at the University of Maine at Machias Saturday, June 15th right after the Machias 250th Celebration Parade.

Thu
11
Apr

Woodland High School Spring Athletic Schedules

TENNIS 2013

 

DateDayTeamDepartureGame

 

4/27SAVan Buren @ WHS12:00 (2)

5/2THShead@ WHS3:30 (2)

5/6MWHS @CHS2:453:30

5/7TUWA @ WHS  3:30

5/13MCHS @ WHS3:30

5/16THWHS @ Shead  2:153:30

5/22WWHS @ CHS 2:453:30

 

 

BASEBALL & SOFTBALL 2013

 

Thu
11
Apr

St. Croix Country Club

2013 Season Approaches at the “Croix”

 

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