January 2014

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Fri
24
Jan

SCIQ Seeks Quilt Divas

By Lynda Duplissea, Publicity Chair

Fri
24
Jan

Introduction to Beekeeping Course Offered in Machias Beginning in February

Machias, ME - Would you like to learn how to produce your own local honey and help provide pollinators to your yard and neighborhood? Don’t miss this opportunity to take beekeeping classes in Machias from a member of the Maine State Beekeepers Association, through the University of Maine Cooperative Extension.

Fri
24
Jan

Baileyville Town Council Covers AbatementsAnd Comprehensive Plan

By Gwen Clark

Fri
24
Jan

WC Republicans Gearing Up For Convention

By Gwen Clark

Fri
24
Jan

Ladies’ Auxiliary Filled Boxes For Troops

W.T. Wren Unit #23 of the American Legion Ladies’ Auxiliary show their snacks, playing cards, leisure reading and toiletries for Maine National Guard men and women deployed overseas. The Department of Maine distributed a list of items needed in early December. Since then auxiliary  members have been gathering  items, boxes and getting the addresses needed.

Fri
24
Jan

Calais Motor Inn Opens Ceaser’s Pub

By Jayna Smith

Ceaser’s Pub & Grill was open last Sunday to allow family and friends a first look while catching the football game.  (Photo by Jayna Smith).

Fri
24
Jan

Baileyville Police Report

The report on the activities of the Baileyville Police Department covers the period from December 15, 2013 through January 5, 2014.

Fri
24
Jan

State Police Crashes Lead To “Move-over” Enforcement

After six State Police cruisers were struck by other motorists in the past six weeks, Maine Troopers have begun to beef up enforcement of the state’s “move-over” law.  That statute requires motorists to slow down and give police and other emergency vehicles room, while they are stopped along the highway with their emergency lights activated.

Fri
24
Jan

Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop, Sunday, February 9 at the CCLC

There will be a Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop, Sunday, February 9, 1-5pm, snow date, February 16, at the Cobscook Community Learning Center. This class is for everyone interested in growing fruit trees. 

Fri
24
Jan

Woodland Rec. Dept. Notes

NEW PROGRAMS: For your New Year’s Resolution: getting more exercise and losing weight.

ZUMBA: Professional instructor, Rosa Subialdea will hold classes on Mon. Evenings from 6 - 7 pm at the Woodland Elem. School, on Mon. Jan. 27. Classes will be open to anyone ages 13 and up.

Fri
24
Jan

Calais Recreation Department JHS Girls’ Basketball Team

Pictured above is the 2014 Calais Recreation Department JHS girls’ basketball team. Members include front l-r: Faith Tirrell, Emily Mitchell, and Prue Maxwell. Back l-r has: Coach Nate Maxwell, Stephanie Look, Sydney Hatch, Katie Erskine, Mackenzie Lapointe, and Coach Rod Tirrell, Sr. (Photo by John Rogers).

Fri
24
Jan

2014 Calais Recreation JHS Boys’ Basketball Team

Pictured above is the 2014 Calais Recreation JHS boys’ basketball team. Members include front l-r: Sam Cundiff, Riley Waycott, and Blake Collins. Back l-r has: Coach Mark Hornbrook, Nathan Smith, Addison Coty, Matt Perkins, Luke McDonald, Alex Newsome, and Trevor Ogdon. (Photo by John Rogers).

Fri
24
Jan

Woodland Rec. Dept. Activity Calendar

WED. JAN 22

4:00 pm: ELEM. BB.:  KENTUCKY, WES GYM

5:30 pm: ELEM. CHEERING, GR. 4 / 6, WES GYM

6:30 pm: EXERCISE / AEROBICS, WES GYM

THURS. JAN. 23

4:00 pm: ELEM. (GR. 4 / 6) BB, DUKE , WES GYM

6:00 pm; “YOGA”, AGES 13 & UP WES GYM

SAT. JAN.  25

Fri
24
Jan

High School Basketball Action

Lady Blue Devils Handle #1 Shiretowners

Fri
24
Jan

Calais Recreation Notes

MEN’S BASKETBALL SCHEDULE

 (January 26th.  All games played at the High School)

10:00 – Artichokes vs. Zips

11:15 – Rail-splitters vs. Anchormen

12:30 – Banana Slugs vs. Trolls

Fri
24
Jan

Community Calendar

JANUARY 27: Monday Morning Knitters @ the Calais Free Library from 9:30 -11:00 am

JANUARY 22: Book Lovers’ Café @ the Calais Free Library from 9:30 a.m. -11:00 a.m.

JANUARY 24: Family Move & Movie Night at Calais Elementary School Cafeteria. Doors open 5:30 PM, movie/fun starts 5:45 PM. $1 per person. Calais PTO event.

Fri
24
Jan

Funding for New School on Pleasant Point Reservation

Representatives Chellie Pingree and Mike Michaud said that the “omnibus” funding bill that passed the House includes funding to build a new K-8 school on the Passamaquoddy Pleasant Point Indian reservation to replace the Beatrice Rafferty School.  The school is a U.S. Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) funded school and serves approximately 125 students.

Fri
24
Jan

WCCC Fishing Derby

CALAIS-Tired of staying indoors?

Well dust off your fishing pole, bundle up and hustle on over to the annual Washington County Community College Fishing Derby.

Fri
24
Jan

Library News

New Calais Free Library Hours

Fri
24
Jan

Chili Cook-Off A Huge Success

By Dorothy Johnson

Thu
09
Jan

Blood Drive at Knights of Columbus Hall

Over 30 area residents (including Kathy, foreground) generously donated a pint of blood at the Red Cross blood drive held at the Knights of Columbus hall on January 2nd. In exchange, donors received a pound of coffee to help thwart winter doldrums. (Photo by Lura Jackson).

Thu
09
Jan

A Story and a Recipe

By Dorothy Johnson

 

Thu
09
Jan

Woodland Rec. Dept. Activity Calendar

WED. JAN 8

4:00 pm: ELEM. BB, GR. 4 / 6; KENTUCKY / U. CONN, WES GYM

5:30 pm: ELEM. CHEERING, GR. 4 / 6, WES GYM

6:30 pm: EXERCISE / AEROBICS, WES GYM

THURS. JAN. 9

4:00 pm: ELEM. (GR. 4 / 6) BB, DUKE / KENTUCKY, WES GYM

6:30 pm; “YOGA”, AGES 13 & UP WES GYM

FRI. JAN. 10

Thu
09
Jan

Calais Recreation Notes

MEN’S BASKETBALL SCHEDULE 

(January 12th.  All games played at the high school)

10:00 – Railsplitters vs. Artichokes

11:15 – Anchormen vs. Trolls

12:30 – Zips vs. Banana Slugs

Thu
09
Jan

PAWS Brave Hearts Posts Wish List on Website

As an all-volunteer organization, PAWS Brave Hearts supports its care, adoption and education activities through the generosity of the communities it serves.  Throughout the year, residents, businesses, civic organizations and youth groups ask how they can help the organization fulfill its mission.

Thu
09
Jan

Woodland Rec. Dept. Notes

NEW PROGRAMS: For your New Year’s Resolution  Getting more exercise and losing weight.

ZUMBA: professional instructor, Rosa Subialdea will hold classes on Mon. Evenings from 6 - 7 pm at the Woodland Elem. School, beginning on Mon. Jan. 13. Classes will be open to anyone ages 13 and up.

Thu
09
Jan

Area High School Basketball Action

 

Blue Devil senior PJ Descoteaux drives into the paint against a Lee defender. (Photo by John Rogers).

Calais Boys Defeat Lee Academy

Thu
09
Jan

Community Calendar

JANUARY 11: Yard Sale and Bake Sale from 8:00 a.m. to noon at Calais Elementary School. Money for new uniforms for the Calais Rec Jr. High Cheerleading team.

JANUARY 11: Breakfast & “meeting” an original King James Bible, plus on-going “read the Bible in a Year” opportunities - Bluebird Restaurant, Machias - 9:30 a.m.

Thu
09
Jan

FairPoint Communications Continues to Bring More Broadband to Maine

FairPoint expands Broadband service in Waite, 

Princeton, Talmadge and Indian Township Reservation

Thu
09
Jan

Warm Up With Dandelion Chai

Warm up with something a little different this winter, and include plenty of these warming herbs to help. 

Dandelion chai is a spicy milk based drink, You can make it ahead and reheat it as needed. Our family likes to bring a thermos of this when we go ice skating. Use any type of milk you like, it’s the creaminess from the milk that adds to the flavor.  

Ingredients:

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