November 2013

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Thu
21
Nov

The Dragon’s Den

Camille Howard

 

Welcome, everyone, to the Dragon’s Den! This week at WHS was a little on the short side, what with having Monday off from school, but we’ve still got some news for you to be in the know about.

Thu
21
Nov

Grand Opening of New Blue Devil Health Center

Cutting the Ribbon! Above Brooke Smith, Sophia McDonald, Kayli Doten. (Submitted photo).

Fri
15
Nov

Veterans’ Day Ceremony at CHS

The Calais High School held their Veterans’ Day Ceremony last Friday, November 8 in the CHS cafeteria. Above, all the veterans in attendance pose for a picture. See more photos on page 2. (Photo by Amy Jeanroy).

Fri
15
Nov

Rep. Joyce Maker to Appeal Denial of Bill to Strengthen Sex Offender Registry

State Representative Joyce Maker (R-Calais) has introduced a bill to require that those convicted as sex offenders in foreign courts be required to register as a sex offender in Maine.

Fri
15
Nov

12th Annual Coffeehouse

Last Friday Calais High School Hosted the 12 Annual Coffeehouse at 7:00 p.m. Performers included  29 & Holding, CHS Jazz Combo, Eustasia Landrum & Tova Hold, Anne Scott, Released & Unleashed,  Dr. Newman,  Jackson Greenlaw, Meghan Clark, Ivy McLellan &  Niomi Stow and  Christian Emery. Refreshments were also provided by the CHS Culinary Arts Class. (Photos by Amy Jeanroy).

Fri
15
Nov

N. JOYCE DEVEREAUX

CALAIS – N. Joyce Devereaux, beloved wife of James D. Devereaux, passed away peacefully at home after a long battle with multiple health problems.  She was born in Milford, Massachusetts on March 20, 1939 and was recently residing in Calais.

Fri
15
Nov

JOSHUA “GUPPY” GUPTILL

Baileyville – Joshua “Guppy” Allen Guptill, 33, passed away Sunday, November 10, 2013 at Calais Regional Hospital with his family by his side.  Josh was born in Calais on July 28, 1980, son of Allen and Jenny Lin (Carter) Guptill.

Fri
15
Nov

GEORGE MATTHEW COX

George Matthew Cox, 76, formerly of Baileyville, Maine died quietly at Morrison Nursing Care Center in Whitefield, NH on Monday November 4, 2013.  He had been a resident of the Sartwell Assisted Living Facility for the past seven years. 

Fri
15
Nov

ELLA BELLE HOWE

BAILEYVILLE - Ella Belle Howe, 70, was born August 21, 1943.  She was raised in Alexander Maine, the daughter of Floyd and Ethel Hunnewell.  She has two sisters Virginia Carlow (who has passed away) and Louise Griffin.  She was a graduate of Calais High School in the class of 1961.  Ella took a business course in St. Stephen NB after graduation.

Fri
15
Nov

ENID MACARTHUR REYNOLDS

Enid Reynolds passed away on 11-7-2013 at home in Zephyrhills, Florida with her husband by her side after a very courageous battle with cancer. Enid Margaret Macarthur Reynolds was born on September 2, 1936 to Maxine and Neil McArthur.

Fri
15
Nov

Area 5 Pine Tree Quilters Gather in Calais

Submitted by: Lynda Duplissea, publicity chair

Fri
15
Nov

TRACY SMITH

Tracy Smith of Edmunds, ME, passed away after a long illness on November 3, peacefully and quietly, the same way he had lived life since 1990 when he retired to Downeast Maine, an area he loved and appreciated anew every day.  He is survived by his wife, Ruth Cash-Smith, with whom he shared his life for nearly 35 years.

Fri
15
Nov

MARTHA I. BAKER

Skowhegan and Calais – Martha I. Baker, 97, passed away Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at Oceanview Nursing Home in Lubec.  Martha was born in Plymouth on December 7, 1915, daughter of the late Burt and Vera (Crosby) Raynes.  After graduating from Newport High School, she worked as a stitcher for Norriwock Shoe in Showhegan for 42 years.

Fri
15
Nov

Cooper

Arline Flood

454-3347

Fri
15
Nov

ALVIN S. DAGGETT

Calais – Alvin S. Daggett, 89, passed away Sunday, November 10, 2013 at Eastside Rehab in Bangor.  Alvin was born in Danforth on May 30, 1924, son of the late Frank and Lila (Weeks) Daggett.  Alvin graduated from Danforth High School and enlisted into the Army Air Corps where he served as an airplane mechanic.

Fri
15
Nov

JEAN L. BISHOP

Baileyville – Jean Louise Bishop, 85, passed away Friday, November 08, 2013 at Calais Regional Hospital surrounded by her loving family.  Jean was born in Mattawamkeag on June 19, 1928, daughter of the late William and Grace (Rideout) Foss.

Fri
15
Nov

PBSO to Perform in Calais

The Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony Orchestra (PBSO) will perform in Calais on Sunday, Nov. 17 at 3 p.m. at the First Congregational Church on Calais Avenue as part of its Fall Concert Series. 

Fri
15
Nov

Friends Of The Grange

Recently The Friends of the Grange (FOG) was held at Alexander Elementary School. Those in attendance were: Susan Wallace (chair), Rhonda Oakes (treasurer), Diane McAlpine (secretary), Len Hanson, Emma Hill, Sharon Cooper, Karen Poor and Beverly Holst.

Fri
15
Nov

Community Calendar

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.

Fri
15
Nov

2013 Woodland JHS Soccer

Pictured is the 2013 Woodland JHS soccer squad. Members include front l-r: Sadie Smith, Sabre Phelps, Matt Miller, Jennie Cox, Shawna Monk, Drew Hayward, and Angel Andrews. Back l-r: Coach Harris, Eli Andrews, Jason Lockenwitz, Sam Perkins, Belle Moody, Alex Morrison, Ethan Moore, Abby Walker, Michael Blash, and Mgr Taylor Lane. (Photo by John Rogers).

Fri
15
Nov

Oral Health Grants from Healthy Acadia and Partners

Healthy Acadia and the Downeast Community Transformation Collaborative are pleased to announce the recipients of grants to implement projects that increase access to oral healthcare for children in Washington and Hancock Counties.

Fri
15
Nov

CHS Volleyball

Nice Season – Final Season Stats

Fri
15
Nov

Woodland Rec. Calendar

WED. NOV. 13

2:30  / 5:30 pm: Elem.. (Gr. 4 / 6) Rec. BB, WES Gym

5:30 pm: Elem. (GR. 4 / 6) Cheering, WES Gym

6:30 pm: Exercise / Aerobics, (Ages 13 & Up), WES

THURS. NOV.  14

5:30 pm: Elem. (Gr. 4 / 6) Cheering, WES Gym

6:00 pm: Dancer-Cise, (Ages 13 & Up); WES

FRI. NOV. 15

Fri
15
Nov

GED Information

The State of Maine Department of Education and the adult education programs and high school equivalency test centers throughout the state would like to clarify some issues around the closing out of the GED in Maine.

Fri
15
Nov

Baseball With St. John Red Sox

Pictured is the 2013 Atlantic Champion Red Sox from St. John, N.B. on which Greg Mitchell was a member. (David Howells Photo)

Fri
15
Nov

Baileyville

Dorothy Johnson

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