October 2013

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Thu
17
Oct

Notes From The “Croix”

On behalf of the staff here at the club, I would like to thank everyone for another successful season at the Croix. As we begin to wrap things up on the heels of another golf season, just a few reminders to the members and guests.

Thu
17
Oct

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.

Thu
17
Oct

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.

Thu
17
Oct

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.

Thu
17
Oct

Troop J Report

 This week Troop J responded to 134 calls for service. The following are noteworthy complaints:

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Thu
17
Oct

The Dragon’s Den

Camille Howard

 

Welcome back to the Dragon’s Den! Get ready to tie up your sneakers, because we’re about to run through what happened this week at WHS. 

Thu
17
Oct

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.

Thu
17
Oct

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.

Thu
10
Oct

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.

Thu
10
Oct

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.

Thu
10
Oct

Downeast EMS Report

September 2013 saw Down East EMS complete a total of nearly 200  runs from bases in Eastport, Lubec, Machias and Woodland.  

Thu
10
Oct

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.

Thu
10
Oct

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.

Thu
10
Oct

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.

Thu
10
Oct

CRAIG ALLEN WOODRUFF

Craig Allen Woodruff, 52, of Baileyville recently left us to be with Lord on October 1, 2013. He was born on March 2, 1961 in Calais, Maine to the late Forest Perl Woodruff Sr. and Mary Ellen Woodruff.

Thu
10
Oct

Calais Police Department

Calais Police Department responded to a total of 54 incidents and 6 motor vehicle accidents over the past week.   Several complaints received were resolved with harassment warnings wherein parties are admonished to have no contact with each other.  

Thu
10
Oct

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.

Thu
10
Oct

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). 

Thu
10
Oct

Harvest Fair and Wine Tasting Oct. 12 at Machias

The October 12 Machias Bay Area Chamber of Commerce’s first annual Harvest Fair and Wine Tasting Festival will feature pumpkin chucking into the Bay, artists and crafters, music, and a wine tasting event in the town’s landmark train depot, Station 1898.

Thu
10
Oct

A Story and a Recipe

By Dorothy Johnson

Thu
10
Oct

Grand Lake Stream Folk Art Festival Marks 19th Year

Dave McCullough

Thu
10
Oct

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.

Thu
10
Oct

Robbinston

Kathy Mekelburg

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Thu
10
Oct

Maine Association of Student Council Conference

By Conor McCadden, MASC President

Thu
10
Oct

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).

Thu
10
Oct

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.

Thu
10
Oct

City Sets Referendum For School Budget to Coincide With Nov. 5 Election

By Gwen Clark

A special City Council Meeting was held at the Washington County Community College St. Croix Hall gymnasium on Tuesday evening at 5 PM.   The first item on the agenda was to set a school budget referendum date.  

Thu
10
Oct

Baileyville’s Octoberfest Haunted House

By Gwen Clark

Daryl Coleman and Steve Parks.

It was a dark and scarey night...well a dark and scary  afternoon. 

The first Haunted House of the season  usually starts right here in Baileyville during the week of the community’s Octoberfest as a ending to an entire week of activities.   

Thu
10
Oct

Woodland After School Program in Second Year

By Gwen Clark

Thu
10
Oct

Donation of New Books Complement Students’ Research

By Jayna Smith

Calais High School students learning about marine life received new books to assist in their research.  Pictured are (L to R) Jordan Best, Sierra Fader, Skyler Cole, Kendra Grass, Dr. Brian Beal, Kathleen Haskell, Mrs. Allen, and Jessica Sawyer.  (Photo by Jayna Smith).

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