May 2013

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Thu
23
May

Grand Lake

Dave McCullough

 

Thu
23
May

Robbinston

Kathy Mekelburg

454-0654

 

Thu
23
May

Washington County Democrats to Hold Potluck

Washington County Democrats are hosting a potluck supper June 1 at the Berry Township home of Ellen Farnsworth and Don Green on Route 191. The setting is informal and all are welcome. Those interested in attending could bring a side dish or dessert, or just some ideas they wish to discuss. Maine House District 32 Rep. Katherine Cassidy will be present.

Thu
23
May

Washington County Community Café and Meals on Wheels for June

Mon, June 3rd: Taco casserole, confetti corn, corn bread, lemon frosted yellow cake

Tues, June 4th:  Chicken pot pie, broccoli cuts, wheat roll, molasses cookie

Wed, June 5th: Tuna salad roll, pasta salad, mixed fruit cup, coconut frosted white cake

Thu
23
May

Rain and Mud Make for a great Adventure Race in Danforth

Father and Son team of Stanley P. & Stanley M. Levitsky of Orono compete in the two person crosscut saw challenge during Saturday’s Annual East Grand Adventure Race in Danforth. The 20 mile course incl

Thu
23
May

CCLC Offers Outdoor Adventure Day Camp

The Cobscook Community Learning Center in Trescott is building on the popularity of its Outdoor Adventure Club by offering three, week-long, day camps this summer. The camps will begin on June 24, July 22, and August 19, and each will run for five days from 9 am to 4 pm.

Thu
23
May

Bearce Lake and Vose Pond Open for Fishing

Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge Manager Bill Kolodnicki encourages the public to visit Bearce Lake and Vose Pond to take advantage of the unique opportunities they offer for recreational fishing.  The gravel access road to Bearce Lake is located just south of the Baring – Meddybemps Town Line, on the east side of Route 191.

Thu
16
May

Girl Scout Troop #1365 Donates Food

Girl Scout Troop #1365 proudly displays their food pantry donations. Front row:  Briana S, Makayla H, Madison M, Hope M, Kaitlin M, and Breanna M. Middle row:  Shaylee M, Kyla H, Cheyanne H, and Kaylee W. Back row:  Isabelle H, Amber H, and Maya M. (Photo by Cheryl Wallace Ingersoll).

Thu
16
May

WCCC Commencement

Washington County Community College graduates moved their tassels to the opposite sides of their graduation hats symbolizing their transition from student to graduate. It all happened Friday during the 44th annual Commencement Exercises. (WCCC Photo)

Thu
16
May

Troop J Report

This week Troop J responded to 166 calls for service. The following are noteworthy complaints:
5-6-13

Thu
23
May

Baileyville

Dorothy Johnson

 

This past week the weather was fairly typical for spring in Maine.  It was warm and cool and sunny and rainy.  The black flies are hungry and plentiful.  Several residents had their lawns mowed on Saturday and Sunday and the smell of the newly mown grass brings on the smell of summer to come.

Thu
23
May

Beckett Center News

On Monday May 7, most of the crew went bowling at the Spednic Club and then headed to Linda’s Pizza for a yummy pizza party. The choices were pepperoni and Hawaiian and everyone had three pieces. Also some played Arcade games, like Guitar Hero and Pool.  A fun time was had by all and the food was delicious.

Thu
23
May

Cooper

Arline Flood

454-3347

 

Thu
23
May

Christina Martin Concerts in Lubec

Completing a month and a half of touring Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, Pennsylvania, New York, and Massachusetts, Canadian singer/songwriter Christina Martin will arrive in the Easternmost town in the United States on June 1 to end her international journey promoting “Sleeping With a Stranger,” her latest award-winning C

Thu
23
May

RHONDA R. SABATTUS

Indian Township – Rhonda Rose Sabattus, 31, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, May 18, 2013 at a Bangor hospital.  Rhonda was born in Calais on August 10, 1981.  She attended Indian Township schools and Lee Academy.  Rhonda enjoyed fishing, bingo, four-wheeling, being around friends; but above all, spending time with her children.

Thu
23
May

GARY RAY URQUHART

Calais, ME - Gary Ray Urquhart, 80, of Calais, died Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at Newport Hospital, Newport, RI, 

Thu
23
May

Cinder Conk Returns to Lubec on Memorial Weekend

“Cinder Conk plays music drawn from the Black Sea -- the wellspring of Europe’s deepest and most diverse musical traditions.  It is the sound of celebration and lament of those who have lived on its coast over thousands of years - Roma, Jews, peasants, and nationalists” says the web site. “Come with an open mind” says accordionist Matthew Schreiber.

Thu
23
May

Tenth Annual Down East Spring Birding Festival Accepting Registrations

The Down East Spring Birding Festival is still accepting registrations for its 10th annual event over Memorial Day weekend, May 24- 27, 2013. The festival features guided bird walks, boat tours, and presentations for advanced, intermediate, and beginning birders in eastern Washington County. 

Thu
23
May

A Story and a Recipe

By Dorothy Johnson

 

Thu
23
May

Meddybemps

Dawn Winchester

 

Hello everyone! Well it looks like this is going to be a rainy week, just what we need to get those gardens growing and to keep the fire danger down.

Thu
23
May

Princeton

Sharon Norman

 

Sunrise Christian Church Pastor, Ernest Carle, assisted in Rhana Larkin’s committal service in Talmadge on Saturday. The family felt great support when so many came to attend the graveside service. 

Thu
23
May

The Dragon’s Den

Camille Howard

 

Hello again, readers, and welcome back to The Dragon’s Den! We had a very full week this week, so step on the diving board, because we’re about to dive right into the week’s news. 

Thu
23
May

Calais High School

Quinn Sluzenski

 

The lights!  The glamour!  The paparazzi!  Last Saturday Calais High School held their Hollywood-themed senior prom.  The gym was beautifully decorated with stars, film reels, and of course a red carpet.  The class of 2013 and their dates had a great time at the dance.

Thu
23
May

Robbinston Grade School

Kathy Mekelburg

454-0654

 

On Friday, Gordon Corbit will be at the school to perform “Orbit with Corbit” which includes a fun-filled day of activities for the children. I didn’t get to the Spring Fling last Saturday and will have a report on it from the school next week.

Thu
23
May

Tri-M Music Honor Society

Tri-M, the National Music Honor Society, stands for Modern Music Masters.  These talented musicians were accepted into this honor society at their Spring Concert at Calais High School on Wednesday, May 8th.  The students were chosen for their musicianship along with high grades in all classes and  their demonstration of character strength in service, leadership and cooperation.

Thu
16
May

Calais District Court

Marjorie E. Baron of Eastport, ME. Minor consuming liquor. Adjudicated. Fine $200.
Kimberly M. Bishop of Calais, ME. Minor consuming liquor. Adjudicated. Fine $200.
Jeffrey C. Brown of Pembroke, ME. Operating unregistered snowmobile. Fine $200.
Janice Bubier of Calais, ME. Theft by unauthorized taking or transfer. Fine $150. Restitution $18.92.

Thu
16
May

Baileyville

Dorothy Johnson

Thu
09
May

Baileyville

Dorothy Johnson

 

The residents of the St. Croix Valley have enjoyed another beautiful spring week.  The night temperatures have left frost at dawn, but the sun quickly warms the air.  The birds are out early looking for that special worm and singing their songs.

Thu
02
May

Spring’s Arrival Signals More Young Bicyclists and Pedestrians

By Jayna Smith


Thu
02
May

Planning Board Continues Work on Revising Ordinance

By Jayna Smith

 

On Tuesday, April 22nd, the Calais Planning Board met to continue the revision of the Business District Revitalization Ordinance.  This was the second meeting that the group worked on this task, with more meetings to be held over the next two months. 

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