October 2013

ELEANOR “ELLIE” CASWELL LANGWAY

Calais – Eleanor “Ellie” Mae Caswell Langway, 83, passed away Friday, October 11, 2013 at Eastport Memorial Nursing Home.  Eleanor was born in St. Stephen, NB on June 11, 1930, daughter of the late Joseph and Helen (Fitzpatrick) Dinsmore.  After graduating from St. Stephen High School, Class of 1947, she worked for Ganong Chocolate as a secretary.

ELEANOR “ELLIE” CASWELL LANGWAY

Calais – Eleanor “Ellie” Mae Caswell Langway, 83, passed away Friday, October 11, 2013 at Eastport Memorial Nursing Home.  Eleanor was born in St. Stephen, NB on June 11, 1930, daughter of the late Joseph and Helen (Fitzpatrick) Dinsmore.  After graduating from St. Stephen High School, Class of 1947, she worked for Ganong Chocolate as a secretary.

WCCC Trunk or Treat

CALAIS _ Ghosts and goblins along with witches and pumpkins all will be part of the second annual Washington County Community College’s Truck or Treat Festivities on Friday, Oct. 25.

The event will be held again in the parking lot behind the college from 5 to 7 p.m. The event is co-sponsored by WCCC and the Calais Recreation Department.

A Story and a Recipe

By Dorothy Johnson

I heard many positive comments on my stories and recipes as people gathered around town for the October festivities.  When readers tell me that they connected with my stories about the farm or about my family, I get warm, fuzzy feelings.  I appreciate those that follow the stories and I especially appreciate those that wait for the recipes.

Calais District Court

Ryan Nicholas Bassett of Perry, ME. Domestic violence criminal threatening. Jury trial. Domestic violence assault. Jury trial.

Wayne B. Clarke of Saskatoon. Rule violation, operation with false duty. Fine $750.

Bradley J. Kemp of Antrim, NH. Fail to display ATV registration numbers. Adjudicated. Fine $100.

To the Editor

To The Editor:

During Fire Prevention Week (October 6-12), I join local water utilities throughout Maine in reminding residents about the critical but often overlooked role that local water supplies – and the systems that deliver them – play in fighting fires and protecting public safety.

Woodland Jr/Sr High School Food Drive

The Woodland Jr./Sr. High School Student Council sponsored a school-wide supplies (toothpaste, t-shirts, pens, pencils, deodorant, soap) and food drive for the local food pantry last week. Above, the student Council Executive Cabinet of Vice-President Kylee Caruso, Treasurer Courtney James, and President Camille Howard present the collection to coordinator of the food pantry Tammy Moody.

Library News

The Calais Free Library has a variety of great programs scheduled for October that are free and open to the public.  Our featured artist for the entire month is Patricia Caldwell, who is a quilter extraordinaire.  Anyone familiar with her artistry will be captivated with her newest display located in the Art Gallery.

PERCY ROBERT BISHOP (BOB)

Percy Robert Bishop (Bob) of Calais lost his 12 year battle with prostate cancer on October 1, 2013. Besides his wife of 40 years, Pat, the former Patricia Neilson Smith, he is survived by his daughter Karen Wentworth and her husband Lloyd of Bristol, New Hampshire, a son Neil and his partner Janie Snider of Milbridge, ME, a son Percy Robert Jr.

NORMA E. MANSHIP

CALAIS – Norma Elizabeth Manship, 86, passed away peacefully on October 2, 2013 in Machias.  Norma was born in Calais to Norman and Julia (Coleman) Frost on January 10, 1927 where she grew up and graduated from Calais High School, class of 1944.  After high school Norma furthered her education at St.

Baileyville Police Report

This report covers two weeks and during that time the department worked on missing person cases, suspicious activities, disorderly conduct, civil assists and agency assisted.

On September 23, on-duty officer assisted in locating a missing person on the flowage.

Partnership for Success Substance Abuse Council

Washington County: One Community (WC:OC) would like to invite all interested individuals to join an initiative that will bring together community leaders and supporters to address substance abuse in our county.  This council will address issues related to alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, prescription and other drugs (ATMPDOD). 

Herbal Talks

Herbal Talks is a gathering of folks interested in all aspects of herbs. It is a place to share information and gain knowledge. On Saturday, October 19th at 2 pm Ellie Sanford of Alexander, Maine will speak about her experiences as a part of the “Back to the Land Movement” of the 1970s and the role her herb garden has played in her life. Prior to Mrs.

Octoberfest Pageant

Baileyville’s Octoberfest held its popular Little Miss and Mr. Octoberfest Pageant on Sunday.  Crowned as Little Miss Octoberfest was Macey Berriault of St. Stephen and crowned Little Mr. Octoberfest was Michael Erskine of St. Stephen.  A complete list of winners and runners-up can be found on the Baileyville’s Octoberfest Facebook page.  (Photo by Jayna Smith).

High School Soccer

The Woodland Lady Dragons had a nice 2-1 win over East Grand last week. Hayleigh Shay connected first for the guests from Danforth in the opening half. Woodland came back to tie off a Darrean Thornton assist to Courtney James, and then earned the game winner as Kasey Grass gave Nicole Hanson a pass for the conversion.

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