September 2013

Calais Police Department

Calais Police Department handled 68 complaints over the course of the past week, many of which were classified as “assists.” We assisted other law enforcement agencies by serving summons on their behalf and, provided Intoxilizer service for their suspects.   Calais Police Department assisted Calais Fire Rescue with intoxicated, combative patient.

To the Editor

To The Editor:

Please read with an open mind. 

On November 1, 2012 the Calais Advertiser printed 3 articles regarding the AOS. 


●Bernardini-the numbers in the study were based on budget figures and were not actual numbers. “We’re still not sure where all those figures fall”

Washington County Community Café and Meals on Wheels for October

Tues, October 1st: BBQ sliced turkey, sweet potato, cauliflower, sugar cookie, white roll.   

Wed, October 2nd: Beef & noodle casserole, beef gravy, Caribbean vegetable blend, chocolate chip cookie, wheat roll. 

Thurs, October 3rd: Chicken dijon, diced red skin potato, Caribbean vegetable blend, peanut butter cookie, white roll. 

Community Calendar

SEPTEMBER 26: Wild Mushroom Talk by Mark Wren at 7:00 p.m. at Pembroke Library, 221 Old County Road. FMI call 796-4745.

SEPTEMBER 27: Dan Schall will perform at the Pembroke UMC at 7:00 p.m. Pot luck supper at 6:00 p.m. Free will offering will be taken.

SEPTEMBER 28: AppleFest at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church at 7:00 a.m. FMI call 454-8016.

BYOB Paddle Planned For Great Maine Outdoors Weekend

 Machias, Maine – Downeast Coastal Conservancy, Maine Dept of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife and the University of Maine at Machias Outing Club are partnering together to offer a BYOB (Bring Your Own Boat) Paddle on the Orange River in Whiting.  This paddle is part of the fourth Great Maine Outdoor Weekend ( on September 27-29.

Baileyville Resident Honored For Years of Service

Sheridan Smith, member of the Baileyville School Committee, presented Clifford (Kippy) McPhee with a plaque in honor of his many years of service to the Baileyville community last week upon the occasion of his retirement from public service. Kippy has served many years as school committee member and several years as chair of the committee.

Calais to Replace Trees

By Lura Jackson

Late last year, the City of Calais won a grant to replace several dead and dying trees in the downtown area, and the trees are now at Public Works. As soon as scheduling permits, the new trees will be planted near the intersection of North and Main Street, as well as in key viewing places around the downtown. 

Library News

What The New Health Care Law Means To You! Workshop at The Calais Free Library


The Affordable Care Act/   Open Enrollment/ the Health Insurance Marketplace /Tax Subsidies Uninsured Americans /Underinsured Americans/Tax Penalties


 Calais – Ruth Marie Greenlaw, 63, passed away Saturday, September 21, 2013 at her home with her family by her side.  Ruth was born in Lubec on November 27, 1949, daughter of the late Leroy and Mary (Wilcox) Moores.  She enjoyed camping at Hilltop Campground and loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.