May 2013

Calais Police Department

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at approximately 8:10 p.m., officers responded to Cherry Lane. They were looking for Carl McCoubrey, 42 of Calais,. He was arrested for a warrant out of Washington County Superior Court for domestic assault. Carl was transported to Washington County Jail.

Community Calendar

MAY 15: St. Croix Int’t. Quilters will be meeting at the Calais Methodist Homes Rec. Center at 6pm.  Program will be Dresden Plate with Joanne Spencer.  Refreshments will be served.  Public welcome.

Woodland Rec. Activity Calendar

4:30 pm: FARM TEAM, AGES 7 / 9, GLIDDEN F.
6:00 pm: “ZUMBA”; AGES 13 & UP; WES GYM
6:00 pm: RIPKEN BASEBALL, (AGES 10 / 12); GLIDDEN F.
9 am: T-BALL, AGES 5 / 6, GLIDDEN F.

Honor Wilkinson Receives Scholarship, Fellowships

Honor Wilkinson, a junior at Harvard University, has received a full tuition scholarship from the Pembroke-King’s College Programme at University of Cambridge, England.  Only four scholarships to this program were awarded world-wide. She will be taking two classes at Cambridge and pursuing supervised research with a professor.

“Walk For Wishes” Thursday, May 16 in To Benefit Washington County Kids

DENNYSVILLE, ME – In May, Make-A-Wish® Maine will host its 13th annual Walk For Wishes® at seven locations across Maine including Dennysville on Thursday, May 16. The Walk will start at the Congregational Church. Registration and entertainment will begin at 5:00 p.m. and the walk will begin at 6:00 p.m.

Rite Aid Vandalized

The drive through window at Rite Aid window was damaged during an attempt at a break in. An officer responded Tuesday morning around 8:30 a.m. Police are asking for any leads to contact them at 454-2751. (Photo Amy Jeanroy)

Letter To The Editor - Wheelock

What a huge injustice to the community the administration of Calais Regional Hospital is responsible for! We live in a area of the world that needs more from a hospital than an area that has multiple choices of health care. Not less. And the whole situation has a bad smell. Why is it such a secret the reason that Dr. Bob was not allowed to remain at the hospital? We need to be informed.

AOS#77 School Board Meeting Results

By Amy Jeanroy

Thursday, May 9, the AOS#77 School Board met at Perry Elementary School. After a call to order, pledge of allegiance and moment of silence, the meeting began.
Minutes were approved and public comments were taken. The first public comment pertained to the timing of AOS notices being published.
Public comments and questions were as follows:

St. Croix No. 1 Firehouse Association’s Meeting

The St. Croix No. 1 Firehouse Association’s regular monthly meeting was recently held with 19 in attendance.  The members and guests enjoyed a potluck supper before getting to business with Dick Barnard presiding.  Anyone is welcome to become a member of the group, with help needed in many different areas depending on one’s interest.  For more information, St. Croix No.

4th Annual Show N' Shine

Carlton Barnes, of Calais, shows of some of the types of parts that will be at the Show N’ Shine/Auto Swap Meet to be held at the Washington County Community College on June 8. Everyone is invited to gather up all their automotive, snowmobile, lawnmower, motorcycle, small engine and ATV parts and bring them to swap, sell or trade. (WCCC photo)

High School Baseball

In a slugfest at Lincoln the Blue Devils exploded with 20-hits paced by 3-each by Jonathan Edwards, Kyle Johnson, PJ Descoteaux, and Tyler Morrison, while on the hill Logan Johnson and Tyler Morrison shared the duties allowing 9-hits with 4K and 6-bb for an 18-9 win. Field & Pelkey were repeat hitters for the Lynx with 2-singles each.