October 2013

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Thu
17
Oct

Machias Annual History Symposium

The Machias Historical Society as a part of its continuing program of presenting  interesting and varied topics of a historical nature will hold its sixth annual History Symposium beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, October 19th in Room 102 of the Science Building, University of Maine at Machias.

Thu
17
Oct

High School Boys Soccer

Calais Blue Devil Austin Porter works to get around the defender. (Photo by John Rogers).

 

In Harrington the Knights took a 5-4 win over the Woodland dragons. In the loss Tyler Cochran nailed 3 and Damon Lincoln added the fourth with an assist

Thu
24
Oct

Free Household Lead Tests for Families of Young Children

Washington County, Maine - National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week is October 20-26. To mark this week, Washington County: One Community (WC:OC) is partnering with the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (MeCDC) to offer parents of young children who live in older homes a free home lead dust test kit.

October 24, 2013

Governor LePage Speaks to Chamber of Commerce

 
Thu
31
Oct

CHS Students Attend Maine Association of Student Councils

Three consecutive state-level student council presidents from the same school is a first for Calais High School and very likely a first for the Maine Association of Student Councils.  Calais High School’s Connor McCadden recently completed his term as State Student Council President for the Maine Association of Student Councils.

Thu
31
Oct

Annual Charlotte Craft Fair at Charlotte School

Benefit Volunteer Fire and Rescue 

Department

Thu
31
Oct

2013 Fall DAC All-Star Selections

Golf; Seth Milliken-Jonesport Beals, Ian Anderson-Machias Coach of the Year Gordon Faulkingham-Jonesport Beals Sportsmanship Award-Jonesport Beals DAC Champs-Jonesport Beals 

Thu
31
Oct

High School Soccer Playoffs

Shead Defeats Machias

Thu
31
Oct

High School Volleyball

Calais Enters Semi-Finals at Yarmouth

Thu
31
Oct

Calais Recreation Notes

Pictured are the 2013 Calais Recreation co-ed volleyball champions. They are front: Adrienne Lola and back l-r: Mike Barnes, Betty Francis, Kirk Meander, Betty Phelps, and Aaron Dana. (Photo by John Rogers).

Thu
31
Oct

Woodland Rec. Dept. Activity Calendar

The Calais Recreation X-C team is pictured. Members include front l-r: Tristan Seavy, Kobe Saunders, Maxwell Fleming, Zachary Wentworth, Cassidy Carr, and Alexis Doten. Back l-r: Preston Bradford, Coach Patty Wentworth, Ryland Sabattus, Blake Collins, Sydney Hatch, Emily Mitchell, Stephanie Look, Sophie McVicar, Madyson Parks, and Emily Lund. (Photo by John Rogers).

Thu
31
Oct

Woodland Rec. Dept. News & Notes

The Woodland Recreation X-C team is pictured. Members include front l-r: Hunter Hanson, Alex Richard, Hannah Luekenwitz, Nicole Cox, and Asa Morrell. Middle l-r: Jaiden McPhee, Alex Papke, Jayden O’Neil, Kyle Richard, Brewer Andrews, Sam Perkins, Jayden Smith, and David Lappin. Back l-r: Coach Belanger, Mya Gallant, and Sadie Smith.

Thu
31
Oct

Fun Day at Methodist Church

Big John just had to “clown around” after he and his many helpers grilled hot dogs and toasted marshmallows over the camp fire at the Children’s Fun Day at People’s United Methodist Church on Saturday. The free fun day was well attended by children and adults. (Photo by Dorothy Johnson).

Thu
31
Oct

Paws Begins Fee-waived Home For The Holidays Adoptions

Starlight, a very charming older cat, originally came to PAWS with a group of other cats who had been abandoned and now she is once again in need of a new home.  She will quickly adapt to a new friend who is willing to spend in close company. (Submitted photo).

Thu
31
Oct

Totally Trades

More than 120 young women last week participated in the annual Totally Trades Conference at the Washington County Community College., The girls, who traveled from as far away as Jonesport-Beals to Baileyville, were introduced to non-traditional disciplines including plumbing, automotive and electrical trades.

Thu
31
Oct

Calais Police Report

Over the past week the Calais Police Department had a total of 45 Incidents and 6 traffic accidents. 

Thu
31
Oct

RICHARD O. DAWE

AUBURN - Richard O. Dawe, 93, of Auburn, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, August 6.

He was born November 17, 1919 in Calais, the son of Leo and Edith (Fenderson) Dawe. He graduated from Calais Academy in 1938 and Beal College in Bangor in 1940.

Thu
31
Oct

Community Calendar

OCTOBER 31: Annual Calais Free Library Halloween Parade at 3:30 pm.  Put on a costume!

PRE-THANKSGIVING PIE SALE: Sponsored by Orion Chapter #45 OES. Choice of apple, lemon, or pumpkin pies. Call Irene at 454-3027 or Nina at 454-2295 to place your order by November 21st. Pies to be picked up at 30 Baring Street on Wednesday, November 27th from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Thu
31
Oct

Hunter Orange Still The Rule For Maine Deer Hunters

Maine hunters who take to the woods this fall are reminded that hunter orange clothing is still the rule when it comes to being safe in the outdoors.  Hunter orange has been shown to be the most visible and effective color when it comes to identification in the outdoors.

Why hunter orange?

Thu
31
Oct

Historic Washington County Photographs on Display at WCCC

CALAIS _ Washington County Community College (WCCC) is the next stop for an exhibit of historic photographs of Washington County from the Penobscot Marine Museum (PMM).

October 3, 2013

Calais City Manager Directed To Find More Money For Schools

 
Thu
31
Oct

Calais Fire-EMS Holds Annual Award Ceremony

By Lura Jackson

Mayor Marianne Moore (L) administers the oath of office to (L-R) Dave Sullivan, Chad Seelye, and Bill Lee, each of whom was promoted to Lieutenant during the annual Calais Fire-EMS award ceremony.

Thu
31
Oct

9th Annual Turkey-A-Thon Brings in Record Donations

By Lura Jackson

WQDY radio host Jeff Demmons (foreground) provided updates on the 9th annual Turkey-A-Thon from VL Tammaro in Calais as community members such as Ashley and Cameron MacDonald (far right) walked in to make donations and volunteers manned the phone lines. (Photo by Lura Jackson).

Thu
31
Oct

Know Your Rights

By Dan Northcutt

Thu
31
Oct

TSC Grand Opening Focuses on Family Fun

By Lura Jackson

Local produce vendors were on hand at the Tractor Supply grand opening to meet with community members and provide information on the benefits of eating local. Barbara Ward (L) of Dennysville Desserts offered free samples of granola and a warm smile to passersby. (Photo by Lura Jackson).

Thu
31
Oct

To The Editor

To The Editor:

The Good People of Robbinston

My name is Jeff Chick and I was recently hired to teach 6th, 7th, and 8th grade at the Robbinston Grade School(RGS). In the very short period of time that I have been here, I have come to realize how much the towns people support the kids in their little school.

Thu
31
Oct

CDRC “Meet Your Candidates” Night

By Gwen Clark

Thu
31
Oct

Firefighting in Calais in the Early Days

By Lura Jackson

Firefighting in Calais has often incorporated state-of-the-art equipment, such as this steam pumper, which joined the force in the early days of the city.

Thu
31
Oct

Calais City Council Meeting

By Gwen Clark

The Calais City Council met for their regularly scheduled meeting last Thursday evening.  All City Councilors were present as well as City Manager Diane Barnes and Mayor Marianne Moore.  

Thu
31
Oct

Woodland Student Council Works Turkey-A-Thon

By Dorothy Johnson

Woodland Jr./Sr. High School Student Council advisor Jeanne Graceffa helps set up the donation station at the Woodland Foodmart with her council members Marcus Napoleoni, Amanda O’Brien, Kyle Bailey, Heather Baker, Alec McGaw and Alex Morrison. (Photo by Dorothy Johnson).

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