September 2013

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Fri
13
Sep

City Council Wrestles With Budget

By Gwen Clark

Fri
13
Sep

City of Calais Awarded Funds for Downtown Restoration

By Lura Jackson

Fri
13
Sep

City Council Wrestles With Budget

By Gwen Clark

Fri
13
Sep

Model T Club Visits Calais Area

By Lura Jackson

Fri
13
Sep

Calais JHS Fall Sports Schedule 2013

 

Soccer

DateOpponentGame TimeBus Departure

Mon, 9/16Machias4:00Tues, 9/17Woodland4:00Tues, 9/24@ Woodland4:003:00

Thurs, 9/26@ Machias4:002:30

Tues, 10/1@ Machias4:002:30

Fri, 10/18Machias4:00Mon, 10/21Woodland4:00Mon, 10/28@ Woodland4:003:00

 

Volleyball

Mon, 9/16Indian Township4:00Thurs, 9/19@ Princeton4:002:45

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High School Soccer

Houlton Nips Devils 2-1

 

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Grand Lake Stream

Dave McCullough

 

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Robbinston

Kathy Mekelburg

454-0654

On Sunday morning I was dismayed to see rain but the afternoon cleared and the sun came out. Looks like we are going to have an early fall.

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Indian Township

Donna Meader-York

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Calais American Legion

Michael McLean

454-3435

I attended the grave side funeral for “Bob” Foster yesterday. He will be sadly missed by our community. 

Our meeting will be Monday 16th, 6:00pm at St. Anne’s Church. 

On Saturday, October 12 the annual OctoberFest Parade will be in Baileyville. Troy and I will carry the Colors.   

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Sep

Meddybemps

Linda Baniszeski

Many in our area enjoyed the Eastport Pirate Festival.  From their Facebook page, it appears Ike and Dawn Winchester had a great time at the Festival.  They and family members who attended looked fabulous in their pirate costumes.

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Sep

Calais

Sharon Frost

454-3339

September 19th - 

Full Harvest Moon 

There will be a Seniority pot luck luncheon at the Methodist Homes Rec Hall on Wednesday, September 18th at 11:30 am. Bring a covered dish and place setting. There will be a speaker.

Mike Cole is undergoing treatments in Bangor.

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Sep

Baileyville

Dorothy Johnson

The People’s United Methodist Church of Woodland officially welcomed their new pastor Randy Chretien and his wife Carolyn on Sunday. All enjoyed wonderful food and fellowship. (Photo by Dorothy Johnson).

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Sep

A Story and a Recipe

By Dorothy Johnson

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Sep

Princeton

Sharon Norman

Princeton Baptist Church will be hosting a one day Kids Rally on September 21 from 10-4:00 pm.  All children in kindergarten through sixth grade are invited to attend.  The theme of the day is I SPY.  It will be a day of stories, music, games and crafts to be enjoyed with lunch provided. 

Fri
13
Sep

PAWS Holds Kitten Adoption Event

Meet Metaphor, who seems to resemble Dennis the Menace in this photo.  And yes, he really does know how to get into just about anything in sight!  According to board member, Brittany Lebel, he is also one of the biggest cuddlebugs at PAWS. (Photo Brittany Lebel).

Fri
13
Sep

New Academic Dean at WCCC

CALAIS _ Experience and a familiar face makes for a winning combination for the new Academic Dean at Washington County Community College.

Dr. David Sousa assumed his new duties in August. He has agreed to serve for one year.

Fri
13
Sep

Baileyville Police Report

The Baileyville Police Department answered 27 calls for service last week including a theft, suspicious activities warrants, criminal trespass and a medical emergency.

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Sep

CLARENCE A. LOCKHART

Calais – Clarence Allen Lockhart, 47, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at a Bangor hospital with his family by his side.  Clarence was born in Calais on October 2, 1965, son of Oliver and Irene (Hachey) Lockhart.  He attended the Woodland High School and served in the U.S. Navy.

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Sep

ROBERT D. FOSTER SR.

Calais - Robert D. Foster Sr. passed away Wednesday, September 4, 2013, peacefully, with his loving family by his side.  He was born on August 1, 1936 to Jerome and Carmen (Boyd) Foster.  Growing up in the Calais area, Bob came to know many faces and made a lot of friends.  If by chance he didn’t know you, he would make it a point to change that.

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13
Sep

Woodland Rec. Dept. Activity Calendar

 

Wed. Sept.  11

4:00 PM: Elem. / Jr. High X / C Meet @ Robbinston

6:30 PM: Exercise / Aerobics, (Ages 13 & Up), WES

Thurs. Sept. 12

2:30 PM: Elem. Soccer, (Gr. 4 / 5), WES

6:00 PM: 6:00 Pm: Dancer-cise, Ages 13 & Up; WES

Sat.  Sept. 14

8:30 AM: Pee Wee Soccer, (Gr. 2 / 3), WES

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Woodland Rec. Dept. Notes

 

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Calais Rec. Notes & Calendar

During the month of August, the Rec Department concluded its summer programming and closed the pool after a great season.  The lifeguards and pool staff put on a great activities day for all children full of games, food, and activities.   Preparations are being made to drain and winterize the pool.

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19
Sep

The Dragon’s Den

Camille Howard

Welcome back, after the long, warm summer, to The Dragon’s Den. Sharpen up your knives and let’s cut right to the chase with this week’s news from Woodland Jr. Sr. High School.

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Sep

Calais High School

Quinn Sluzenski

Monday was an interesting day for Calais High School.  It was the first day for Stephy Risso, our new foreign exchange student from Chile.  Everyone was very excited to meet her and welcome her to Calais.  Stephy will be a senior this year.

Thu
19
Sep

“Perry and the Pirates”

Songs of Perry’s Victory on Lake Erie, and from the Age of Piracy

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19
Sep

PAWS Invites Supporters to CAT’S MEOW Dinner at EAC

On Saturday, September 21st, PAWS Brave Hearts is hosting THE CAT’S MEOW:  A Purrfectly Delicious Dinner at the Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St, Eastport.  This festive end-of-summer evening out includes a surf and turf dinner complete with a whole lobster accompanied by beef tenderloin, appetizer, salad, dessert and beverages.

Thu
19
Sep

L.Y.N.X. Returns to the Pembroke Library

The L.Y.N.X. after-school reading and activity program for children ages eight to twelve years old will begin its second year starting Thursday, September 19th at 3:00 pm at the Pembroke Library on 221 Old County Road, Pembroke, Maine.

Thu
19
Sep

Grant Funding Supports Tidal Energy in Maine

Senators Susan Collins and Angus King today praised an announcement from the U.S. Department of Energy that it is awarding Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) two grants totaling nearly $5 million to improve their TidGen Power System.

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19
Sep

CRH Encourages You to “Man Up” and Get Screened

One in every six men will get prostate cancer, and it is one of the leading causes of cancer death among men.  That is why Calais Regional Hospital is encouraging men in our community to “Man Up” and get screened.    CRMS physician, Dr. Jose Vergara, will be conducting FREE prostate cancer screenings on Thursday, September 26 from 2 to 6 p.m.

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