May 2013


Sharon Norman


Just a reminder - Friends of Princeton will be sponsoring a Litter Bug Cleanup Day on Sat., May 11th at 8:00 p.m. The eager workers will start the morning enjoying muffins and beverages at the Bellmard Inn. If any student needs community service, this would quality as such – certificate would be awarded. 

Riverside Rebekah Lodge #140 Presented Books to W.E.S.

Riverside Rebekah Lodge #140 of Baileyville recently presented books to the fourth grade class at Woodland Elementary School.  Each student had the opportunity to choose a book they would like to read.  The list was then given to the Rebekahs who purchased the selected books.  Pictured are those students with their teacher, Ms. Belanger. (Submitted photo).

Calais High School

Quinn Sluzenski


The end of the first week of May means one very important fact- the SATs are now over.  After spending five hours at the school on Saturday taking the exams, the juniors were very happy to take Monday off and relax.  Now they just have to wait a few weeks to receive their scores.


Baileyville – Mavis Melissa Dobriko, 92, passed away Thursday, May 2, 2013 at The Cedars in Portland. Mavis was born in Baileyville on October 28, 1920, daughter of the late Chester and Laura (Lund) Hanscom.  She was a Communicant of St. James the Greater Church in Baileyville and was a member of the Ladies Sodality.


Baileyville- Lawrence (Larry) H. Hood, 81, passed away on April 25, 2013 in Machias. He was born on February 6, 1932 in Calais to John and Kathleen (Bailey) Hood. He graduated from Woodland High School and worked for many years at Georgia Pacific. He was an avid hunter and fisherman who had many hunting buddies and even more “adventurous” hunting stories.

High School Softball

Lady Blue Devils 7-0 On Season


The Calais Lady Blue Devils has extended their season to 7-0 and are presently in third place in Eastern Maine C action. Dominant pitching continues with the Lady Blue Devils Smith, Gillespie, and Ross as they allowed only 10-hits over three games last week. 

Calais JMG Wins Awards

Every year, all JMG sites have to develop a market place which represents their theme.  Our theme this year was “Ahoy all ye maties....Chart your course with JMG”. Above everyone at the end of the conference after the award ceremony with the awards on the table and in the hands of the students.  



Kathy Mekelburg



On May 11th, the Robbinston Grange will hold a Mothers’ Day Tea at the Robbinston Historical Society at 11:00 am. In addition to traditional sandwiches, beverages and sweets, there will also be a raffle and entertainment. (see ad).