October 2013

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Thu
31
Oct

Princeton

Sharon Norman

Thu
31
Oct

Meals on Wheels for November

Fri, November 1st:  Sweet & sour meatballs, white rice, oriental vegetables, wheat roll, dessert.

  Mon, November 4th: Cheese & beef macaroni, cut green beans, wheat roll, dessert.

Tues, November 5th: Pulled pork, mashed sweet potato, confetti corn, wheat roll, dessert.

Thu
31
Oct

Blue Devil Health Center Celebrates 10 Years With Grand Opening

Blue Devil Health Center, the school-based health center located at Calais Middle/High School, will celebrate a ribbon cutting and grand opening of its new building on Thursday, November 14 from 4:30-6:30 PM.

Thu
31
Oct

Free Crossbow Safety Course

Wabanaki Wilderness in Perry will offer a Crossbow Safety Training Program on Wednesday, November 6, 2013, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  This course is open to all persons age 10 and above, and is provided by Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife authorized instructors.

Thu
24
Oct

Maine Books For Maine Kids

Last Friday 9 year old Brianna Jack of Baileyville  did a bully awareness story time with Mr. Cavanaugh’s second grade class at the Princeton Elementary School.  Brianna is the founder of Maine Books For Maine Kids and loves to be able to share her love of books with other children.  Brianna was able to read and donate these two books to each student in Mr.

Thu
10
Oct

Calais American Legion

Michael McLean

454-3435

Don’t forget the October Fest in Baileyville Saturday! Troy Ramsdell and I will be carrying our colors. 

I will be sending out new 2014 cards, for those who have not received notification from Dept. Please remit $25.00 check. 

Thu
03
Oct

National Fire Prevention Week

By Dan Northcutt

Thu
03
Oct

New Yoga Studio Offers Relaxation in Calais

By Lura Jackson

Yoga instructor Christine Henry gives a warm welcome to Peaceful Postures, her newly opened studio in Calais, Henry offers a variety of classes with a focus on gentle movement, and her current students range in age from 13-75. (Photo by Lura Jackson).

Thu
03
Oct

Applefest at St. Anne’s

St. Anne’s Episcopal Church of Calais held its very successful Applefest on Saturday, September 28. The workers were very pleased with the community support and many participants. Above working on the breakfast, are Noel and Ron McPherson and Wayne Sammer. (Photo by Dorothy Johnson).

Thu
03
Oct

Calais Downtown Revitalization Coalition

 Kendall’s Fine Jewelers is the lucky winner of the “CDRC Presents Elegant Dining” raffle fundraiser for Calais Downtown Revitalization Coalition (CDRC). This special dinner for four is offered by Chef Anne Nixon. Congratulations Jayne and her lucky staff.

Thu
03
Oct

EHC Slogan Winner

EASTPORT _ Slogan aficionados from Eastport to Calais focused their creative powers on some memorable phrases and after some serious review by Eastport Health Care’s Community Committee, the winning motto was selected.

Thu
03
Oct

5th Annual Ken & Jane Brooks Concert

CALAIS _ Feet will be tapping during the 5th annual Ken and Jane Brooks and Friends Concert on Saturday, Oct. 19th at Washington County Community College.

The show starts at 7 p.m. and will be held in the lecture hall.

Thu
03
Oct

35th Annual Perry Harvest Fair

The fair will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Perry Municipal Building on Route 1 and will include a variety of events.

Apple Pie Contest - 

Thu
03
Oct

Many May Qualify for Free Car Seat Program

By Jayna Smith

The Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports staggering statistics:  motor vehicle crashes remain a leading cause of death in children.  Child safety seats, also called car seats, are designed specifically to protect children from injury or death during collisions. 

Thu
03
Oct

Touch Tank at RiceFest!

Get to know some of Maine’s marine life at our marine biologist-led interactive touch tank display at the Cobscook Community Learning Center’s annual RiceFest celebration on Saturday, October 12, 12:00-4:00pm.  It’s hands on fun for the whole family!

Thu
03
Oct

Library News

Are you wondering what may become of your treasured possessions after you’re gone?  Who will get those old family photos, or Grandpa’s well-worn fishing tackle box, or that yellow pie plate Grandma always used?  The Calais Free Library will host a workshop and discussion to help you answer such questions in advance and make plans accordingly.  

Thu
03
Oct

Community Calendar

OCTOBER 4 - OCTOBER  12: Woodland Octoberfest. Begins with The Lighthouse Jubiless on October 4 at 7:00 p.m. See our ad.

OCTOBER 2: Open Music Circle at The Pembroke Library, 221 Old County Rd., 6:30 pm. Free will donations to benefit the new community room construction at the library.

Thu
03
Oct

Affordable Premiums In The New Health Insurance Marketplace In Maine

 A new report released today by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finds that in Maine, consumers will see increased competition in the Health Insurance Marketplace, leading to new and affordable choices for consumers.  According to the report, Maine consumers will be able to choose from an average of 20 health plans in the Marketplace.

Thu
03
Oct

The First, N.A. Announces Sponsorship of Maine Basketball Hall of Fame

 Dan Daigneault (left), President and CEO of The First, N.A., presented a check in the amount of $25,000 to several members of the Maine Basketball Hall of Fame board of directors, including Emily Ellis, Steve Pound, and Mike Aube.

Thu
03
Oct

Calais District Court

Christopher R. Ames of Sabattus, ME. Operate ATV on public way. Adjudicated. Fine $100.

Mathieu J. Boudreau of Trois Ruisseau. Rule violation, operation 14 hour rule. Fine $250.

Jonathan N. Clement of Pleasant Point, ME. Operate while license suspended or revoked, prior. Fine $500.

Thu
03
Oct

Woodland’s October Fest Schedule Confirmed

By Dorothy Johnson

Thu
03
Oct

Calais School Board Tables Budget Cuts

By Gwen Clark

Thu
10
Oct

Hometown News

Air Force - Airman First Class Forrest A. Carle graduated from basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

The Airman completed an intensive 8 week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare and skills.

Thu
10
Oct

Meddybemps

Linda Baniszeski

Thu
10
Oct

Indian Township

Donna Meader-York

NECAP assessments began Tuesday and will continue for students in grades three through eight until October 21. I can’t stress enough how important it is for your child to attend school, and be well rested. 

Thu
10
Oct

Calais High School

Quinn Sluzenski

Last week, this column was almost entirely devoted to detailing the students’ involvement in the pivotal school board meeting two weeks ago.  Although those students definitely deserved to be recognized, the budget discussions overshadowed some other interesting events happening at Calais High School.

Thu
10
Oct

Robbinston Grade School

Kathy Mekelburg

454-0654

There will be no school on Monday, October 14th because of Columbus Day. Don’t forget the Haunted Trails put on by the PTC on October 18th from 7 - 9 pm. The PTC meets every Thursday night at 6 pm. New members are welcome.

Thu
10
Oct

WC Youth Encouraged to Apply for HAPPY Grant

The HAPPY Grant (Helping and Acknowledging Positive, Purpose-led Youth) is a grass-roots empowerment & funding program established in 2011 by Positivity Nation™ founder, Lanette Pottle that is generously supported by Down East R C &D, area businesses, and community members.  

Thu
10
Oct

The Dragon’s Den

Camille Howard

Good morning, afternoon, or night, readers! WHS had something of a small week this week, but we’re still going to pack-up, ship, and deliver all the news. You need to be in the know. 

Thu
10
Oct

Cooper

Arline Flood

454-3347

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