May 2013


CALAIS & PORTSMOUTH, NH – Graveside services for Donald G. Robertson, 88, who passed away April 10, 2013 will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, May 23rd at Calais Cemetery with Pastor Bob Hinton officiating.  Services by Mays Funeral Home, Calais & Eastport.  Condolences and memories may be shared at


Alexander – Mary Jane Landry, 88, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2013 after a long illness with family by her side in Alexander at the home of her daughter, Belinda.  She was born in Eastport on June 15, 1924, daughter to the late Leo and Eva (Mitchell) Marsh.  Mary was predeceased by her husband of 50 years, Earl Landry, as well as a brother Harry, and sisters Roseann Kowal and Stella Young. 


Grand Lake Stream and Hampden Maine Robert Chase Hazelwood, was born July 14, 1924 and died May 7, 2013, surrounded by his family.
Bob  grew up with a love of fishing and a love of the lakes and streams of Washington County. He passed this love on to his children and grandchildren.


5/3/25 - 5/3/13
Joan Claire Maher passed away May 3, 2013 on her 88th birthday. She was the oldest of 8 daughters born to Martha and Ted McLain and they lived at 1 River Road growing up.
She is predeceased by her husband Richard and sisters Jackie Doten, Nancy Mosher and Mary Hill.

Take Center Stage Dance Competition

Brianna and Eliza Jack of Baileyville are pictured here with their dance teacher Barbara Lara of Barbara’s International School of Dance.  Brianna and Eliza just recently competed in Take Center Stage Dance competition in Waterville, Maine.  Eliza brought home a high silver for her tap solo, Brianna brought home a gold for her tap solo, and together they brought home a High gold for th

Congregational Church 2nd Annual Ballerina Tea

The Calais Congregational Church held its 2nd Annual Ballerina Tea last Saturday. About 30 children, some from Barbara’s School of Dance, were dressed in their tutus showing the steps they already knew and learning more steps from Barbara herself. The young dancers were treated to sandwiches, brownie pops, butterfly cookies and pink lemonade.

A Story and A Recipe

By Dorothy Johnson

I remember when I was young, I heard phrases and then repeated them as I heard them.  For example, when we took an evening ride through the Moosehorn looking for deer, my parents said, “We were going through the game preserve.”  What I heard was, “We were going through the gamee serve.”  I did not realize my mistake until I could read these words on my own.

Woodland Lady Dragons Team

Pictured is the 2013 Woodland Lady Dragons. Front catcher Kaylin Pinney. Middle l-r: Mgr Bailey Cook, Mia Emery, Darrean Thornton, Josie Wallace, Whitney Bassett, Mikayla Hamilton, Courtney James, and Kori Gullison. Back l-r has: Coach Gena Maloney, Sara Boies, Sierra Barnes, Kaitlyn Niles, Devon Perkins, Kylee Caruso, Morgan James, Daynah Brown, and Coach Jim Holmes.

High School Softball

The Calais Lady Blue remain undefeated in East “C” action with an 8-0 mark which puts them in second place. This past week they traveled to Lincoln where they dominated the hosting Lynx in a 7-1 victory. Olivia went the distance hurling a 4-hitter with 5K and 3bb.  The winning frame came in the second when 6-walks proved too much to overcome for Mattanawcook.

GED Deadline

Adults who live in the Greater Calais area who have not yet completed their GED tests are reminded that there is a deadline of December 15th to finish, or they will have to start all over in January when the new GED test begins.  Pre-testing and prep services are available by appointment through the Adult Basic Education collaboration that serves Washington County.  These free sessions are hel

Two Local Residents Earn Masters

Two local residents, Abbie Rohde (of Robbinston) and Megan Lord (of Meddybemps) participated in the University of Maine’s 2011th commencement ceremony on May 11th. Both women had previously earned their undergraduate degrees, also from the University of Maine, in the field of social work. This past Saturday they were awarded their Masters in Social Work.


In Loving Memory Of
August 7, 1920 -
December 17, 2011
When we remember your smile
It brightens our day
And thoughts of your warmth and love
Seem to smooth the way.
Your gentle spirit is still with us
Though you are gone
Sunny days, cool breezes..
Always for you Mum
Clinton R. Hayward
& Family

Robert M. Allen

Henrietta, NY - Born in Hartford, CT on September 11, 1931, Robert M. Allen passed away on April 18, 2013 at age 81. Predeceased by his loving wife, Patricia Ann Allen. Survived by his children, Richard  (Kathy) Allen, Dana Allen, Diane Stokesberry, Harold Allen, Robert L.

CRH Excellence Award Winner

Marlene E Dobson, RN, is the 2013 recipient of Calais Regional Hospital’s highest honor, the CRH Excellence Award.  This Award exemplifies teamwork, respect for people, service to others, outstanding customer service, and dedication to quality.  Co-workers nominate their colleagues for this prestigious award.