October 2013

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

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


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.

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).

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.

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).

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.


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.

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.

October 3, 2013

Calais City Manager Directed To Find More Money For Schools


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.