October 2013

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Thu
03
Oct

High School Voleyball

Calais Lady Blue Devil Jasmine Ross serves the ball in recent action. (Photo by John Rogers).

At Narraguagus

Calais 3Narraguagus 122-25, 25-21, 25-19, 25-17

Thu
03
Oct

State Troopers Go Pink!

Starting October 1st, Maine State Police are changing their license plates to custom “Breast Awareness Plates” to show support for the fight against breast cancer and as a reminder of National Breast Cancer Awareness month.

Thu
03
Oct

Who Gets Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate Workshop Offered in Calais and Machias

Personal belongings often have special meaning for individuals and family members. Planning to pass on such items -- treasured wedding photo, Grandpa’s fishing tackle box, or a well-used yellow pie plate -- can be challenging, and may lead to family conflict.

Thu
03
Oct

RiceFest: Celebrating the Arts at the CCLC

Crafts persons from Eastern Maine will demonstrate their art for school children on Friday October 11, as part of the annual RiceFest celebration at the Cobscook Community Learning Center in Trescott. On Saturday, October 13, children are welcome to return with their families when the crafts demonstrations will be open to the public.

Thu
03
Oct

CCLC to offer Guitar Lessons with Kelly Bryand

Starting in October 2013, the CCLC will offer guitar lessons with Kelly Bryand after school, from 3:00-5:00pm.

Thu
03
Oct

Mushroom Slideshow and Walk with Kirk Gentalen at the CCLC

Friday, October 11

Kirk Gentalen loves mushrooms. “I’ve never met a fungus I didn’t like” he says. From poisonous to edible, decomposer to parasite, the Fungal Kingdom has entranced Kirk as long as he can remember. “There is something cool going on with every mushroom” Kirk explains, “and I want to know what those cool things are.”

Thu
03
Oct

Local Doctor Attends Eye Seminar

Dr. George Taylor, a local optometrist attended the “Contact Lens Innovations Seminar” at The Vision Care Institute in Jacksonville, Florida recently.

Thu
10
Oct

Baileyville

Dorothy Johnson

The past week has presented us with beautiful weather.  If this is what the old folks called “Indian summer,” I am hoping for more of it.  It can not last forever, but here’s a wish that it holds for another week.

Thu
17
Oct

Woodland Rec. News & Notes

FALL PROGRAMS:  the following are some of the programs that will be offered this fall through the Woodland Rec. Dept.:Karate (K / 6) Pee Wee Soccer (gr.. 2 / 3), Elem. Soccer (gr.. 4 / 5), Wee Pee Wee Soccer (gr.. K / 1), Elementary Volleyball ( gr. 3 / 5), Elementary and Jr. High Cross Country (gr.

Thu
17
Oct

Indian Township

Donna Meader-York

Thu
17
Oct

Beckett Center News

It has been awhile since much news has been reported regarding the article, but this summer lots of activities have taken place. Most of the events and outings included taking trips to Keene’s Lake to go swimming, Robbinston Boat Landing to play games, such as washers, bocce ball, Frisbee and a few even went fishing on the dock.

Thu
17
Oct

Princeton

Sharon Norman

News from the St Croix Regional Family Health Center:   Maine Community Health Option is coming to the SCRFHC on Oct 23 from 4-6:00 p.m. There will be an out-reach educational specialist giving a presentation during that time.  This is a free service to all. 

Thu
17
Oct

Cooper

Arline Flood

454-3347

Thu
17
Oct

Grand Lake Stream

Dave McCullough

Thu
17
Oct

Calais High School

Quinn Sluzenski

Thu
17
Oct

LYNX After School Program

LYNX, Leading Youth to New eXperiences is an after school reading and activity program and meets every Thursday from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm at the Pembroke Library, 221 Old County Rd., Pembroke, Maine. Readings, featured books and activities throughout the month of October will focus on bats as a theme.

Thu
10
Oct

OctoberFest Begins with a Bang

By Dorothy Johnson

Golf Cart Grouch, 2nd place float with Angel (3rd place) and Witch with Pumpkin (1st place) both in children under 7. These characters are also known as John Gallant, Onyx Newman and Lilly Connolly. (Photo by Dorothy Johnson).

Thu
10
Oct

Smokestack Emissions Clarified

By Dan Northcutt

Thu
10
Oct

WalMart Super Center Grand Opening

Niki Napoliani cuts the ribbon at the new Super WalMart. (Photo by Amy Jeanroy).

Thu
10
Oct

Garcelon Civic Center Behind Schedule

By Dan Northcutt

Thu
10
Oct

Calais School Committee Awaits Referendum Vote

By Gwen Clark

Thu
10
Oct

PAWS Recruiting Weekend Manager, Care & Adoption Volunteers

In recent years, the demand for PAWS’ services has skyrocketed at the same time that the organization began its City Kitties program to care for community cats.  PAWS Board members are actively involved in running the all-volunteer organization and the list of activities is long.

Thu
17
Oct

Baileyville

Dorothy Johnson

Thu
17
Oct

Calais

Sharon Frost

454-3339

Thu
17
Oct

Calais American Legion

Michael McLean

454-3435

Thu
17
Oct

Woodland Rec. Dept. Activity Calendar

WED. OCT. 16

4:00 pm: ELEM. / JR. HIGH X / C MEET @ SIPP BAY PRESERVE, PERRY; (LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP RACE)

6:30 pm: EXERCISE / AEROBICS, (AGES 13 & UP), WES

THURS. OCT. 17

2:30 pm: ELEM. SOCCER, (GR. 4 / 5), WES

2:30 pm: ELEM. VOLLEYBALL. (GR. 3 / 6), WES

Thu
17
Oct

High School Cross Country

Coach Sarah Mulcahy and runner Scott Boies are pictured at the final home meet. (Photo by John Rogers).

 

This past week the Calais Blue Devils competed at the Red Riot Challenge in Orono. Following are their results:

Teams: Orono 16, Calais 72, Lee Academy 75, Foxcroft 75.

Thu
17
Oct

High School Volleyball

 

Lady Blue Devil Carson Hold gets way up to send the ball back over the net. (Photo by John Rogers).

 

At Machias: Machias 3  Calais 025-18, 29-27, 25-19

Thu
17
Oct

Local Knights of Columbus Announces New Officers for 2013-2014

The new officers for the Calais Council #149 were installed into their offices at a special ceremony by District Deputy Jon Harvey recently at their hall. Shown above are (l to r) District Deputy Jon Harvey, Grand Knight Fred Hartman, Chaplain Rev. Robert Lupo, Deputy Grand Knight Bernard Arsenault and Advocate Tom MacDonald.

Thu
17
Oct

Meddybemps

Linda Baniszeski

We still continue to enjoy gorgeous Fall weather here in Meddybemps.  It was especially nice on Columbus Day -- a holiday for many.  

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