February 2014

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Thu
27
Feb

Woodland Rec. Dept. News & Notes

WOMAN’S VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE: The annual and very popular Woman’s VB League will hold its registration and 1st practice on Mon. March 3 at 6:30 pm at the Woodland H. S. Gym. Any female from gr. 7 through adult may participate. F.M.I. contact the Woodland Rec. Dept.

Thu
27
Feb

Woodland Rec. Dept. Activity Calendar

WED. FEB. 26

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

6:30 pm; EXERCISE / AEROBICS, WES GYM

THURS. FEB. 27

6:00 pm: YOGA, AGES 13 & UP, WES GYM

FRI. FEB. 28

6:30 pm: ELEM. CHEERING, GR. 4 / 8, “FAMILY AND FRIENDS”, WES GYM

SAT. MARCH 1

Thu
27
Feb

Calais Recreation Notes

Men's Basketball League Playoffs

The Anchormen and the Trolls are the two remaining team in our Men’s Basketball League.  The two teams will be squaring off this week in the Championship game.

Adult Co-ed Dodgeball!

Thu
27
Feb

Blue Devils Advance To Eastern Maine Semi-Finals

Lose Thrilling 61-57 

Over-Time Contest to 

Lee Academy

The Calais Blue Devils have recorded another successful season in Maine Class C basketball under Coach Leeman. During the regular season they earned a 15-3 record which placed them in 2ND place in the East, just behind Houlton (18-0) and ahead of Lee Academy (15-3). 

Thu
27
Feb

ROBERT W. HENKEL

 ROBBINSTON, Maine—Robert W. (Bob) Henkel, a retired senior editor who covered business and the electronics industry for more than 50 years, died Sunday (Feb. 16) after a brief illness.

Thu
27
Feb

PAUL R. WARD JR.

 Princeton and Patten – Paul Reynolds Ward Jr., 66, passed away Saturday, February 22, 2014 in Patten.  Paul was born in Lewiston on July 14, 1947, the oldest child of Paul and Helen (Southard) Ward Sr.  As a child he lived in Princeton and for the past 30 years has lived in Patten.

Thu
27
Feb

SARAH (SALLY) A. DAVIS

SACO - Sarah (Sally) A. Davis, 86, of Saco, formerly of Kennebunk and Calais, Maine and St. Stephen, NB, Canada, passed away on Wednesday, February 19, at her home in Saco with several of her family members by her side.

Thu
27
Feb

JAMES “BUD” M. MAHER

Calais – James Maher entered eternal rest in the Calais Hospital suddenly on February 21, 2014. He was the son of James and Annie Maher from Milltown, NB. He was born in Bangor, ME on December 16, 1928. He attended Milltown Superior School, and enlisted in the Army in 1945; served in the Korean War from 1947-1951, posted in Japan as a translator.

Thu
27
Feb

Devotional

Submitted by 

Thomas E. Gardner, Wesley Community Church

 

Scripture: Matthew 5:1-37

Key Verse- Matthew 5:16b: Let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.

Thu
27
Feb

New England School of Communications Honors List

The New England School of Communications announces Honors List for Fall 2013.

Dylan Lingley of Pembroke, ME in the BSCT - Video Production program at the New England School of Communications earned the distinction of being named to the High Honors List for the Fall semester.

Fri
21
Feb

What's Up Downtown?

Here’s five top reasons why you should get it downtown:

 WHAT’S SPENT HERE STAYS HERE. Get it in Downtown Calais and more of your money is reinvested in the local economy instead of corporate offices in distant cities. Shop at a national chain and very little of your money stays local. Buy online and your local economy rarely gets a dime.    

Mon
03
Feb

Calais 8th Grade Fundraiser

Fundraising is underway with the Calais Middle School’s 8th graders.  The students are raising funds for their end-of-year class trip.  As part of their efforts, a concert featuring classmate Meghan Clark was held Friday night.  Over 160 were in attendance to listen to Meghan’s vocal talent.  See more pictures on page 17. (Photo by Jayna Smith).

Mon
03
Feb

WCCC’s FAME Free Application for Student Aid

Calais - Washington County Community College will be hosting a FAME Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) event on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 from 3:30p. to 6p.m. at WCCC in rooms 316 and 317. 

Mon
03
Feb

What's Up Downtown?

It’s time to think about your sweetheart and how really good it is to have one in your life! Downtown is the place to be to find that unique gift for Valentine’s Day.

Mon
03
Feb

Troop J Report

This week Troop J responded to 133 calls for service. The following are noteworthy complaints:

1-20-14

Trooper Daniel Ryan arrested William Connell, 19, in Surry for having an active warrant for his arrest.

Trooper Greg Roy summonsed Paul Carpenter, 27, of Hancock for OAS as a result of a traffic stop on Route 1 in Hancock.

Mon
03
Feb

District Court

David R. Barnes of Perry, ME. Operate while license suspended or revoked, prior. Fine $500.

Ashley F. Campbell of Princeton, ME. theft by unauthorized taking or transfer. Fine $300. Restitution $170.

Isaac J. Cilley of Waite, ME. Unlawful cutting of trees. Adjudicated. Restitution $650.

Mon
03
Feb

Calais Police Report

Since our last update officers have been busy with investigations.  Several thefts have been reported in the area but at this time no one has been charged.

On  1-24-13 Heidi Sockabasin , 26 of Princeton, was summoned for the following:

Criminal trespass, stemming from an incident at Walmart on 1-3-14.

Mon
03
Feb

UMM Fitness Center to Hold Free Open House on Feb. 4

MACHIAS, Maine — The Murdock Fitness and Aquatics Center at the University of Maine at Machias will host a free open house from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 4. Community members are encouraged to stop by to see what the facility has to offer.

Mon
03
Feb

Marketing Essentials Workshop Offered in Machias February 13

Sunrise County Economic Council (SCEC) and the Women’s Business Center (WBC) at CEI have teamed up to offer a marketing workshop to area businesses as part of the Maine Woods Tourism Training Initiative (MWTTI). The workshop, titled “Marketing Essentials” is slated for Thursday, February 13 at the Machias CareerCenter from 9AM – noon. Registration is $10.

Mon
03
Feb

Community Calendar

JANUARY 29: Monthly Chantey Sing at the Pembroke Library, 221 County Road from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Free admission.

FEBRUARY 1: Free prenatal class in the CRH classroom from 8;00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. To register, 454-3307.

FEBRUARY 2: February Breakfast at Baileyville Odd Fellows’ Hall from 7:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Mon
03
Feb

Area High School Basketball Action

Senior Dragon guard Tyler Cochran releases his shot in action a Jonesport-Beals. Tyler helped pace the 67-60 win over the visiting Royals with 8-4th period points. (Photo by John Rogers).

Lady Blue Devils 2ND & Blue Devils 3RD  

Mon
03
Feb

Woodland Rec. Calendar

WED. JAN 29

3:30 pm: ELEM. (GR. 4 / 6) BB, KENTUCKY / DUKE, 

               WES GYM

4:30 pm: ELEM. (GR. 4 / 6) BB, KENTUCKY / U. CONN., 

               WES GYM

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

6:30 pm; EXERCISE / AEROBICS, WES GYM

THURS. JAN. 30

Mon
03
Feb

Paws Kitten Watch

This little tyke is one of many abandoned kittens brought into PAWS, cared for and adopted this winter.  Unbelievably, two more young kittens who survived this bitter cold were rescued by Good Samaritans this week – one at EBS and the other at a caregiver’s home.

Mon
03
Feb

Join the Pink Zone

Raise Awareness About Breast Cancer Detection

The Calais Lady Blue Devils will host the second annual Pink Zone game against the Woodland Lady Dragons on Wednesday, February 5 at 5 p.m. (Junior Varsity) & 6:30 p.m. (Varsity). Calais Regional Hospital is sponsoring the game to raise awareness about breast cancer.  

Mon
03
Feb

Hall of Flags to Showcase Washington County Health Care on Jan. 30

AUGUSTA -- More than a dozen agencies, resources and initiatives that contribute to the best of health care in Washington County will be represented Thursday, Jan. 30, in the Hall of Flags at the Maine State House.

Mon
03
Feb

U.S. Border Patrol and Customs Agents Address Council

By Gwen Clark

Mon
03
Feb

Food Pantry Kicks Off Capital Campaign

By Jayna Smith

With a new addition recently completed last fall, the Irene Chadbourne Ecumenical Food Pantry is again looking to expand.  The pantry announced last week that a capital fund campaign has been started, aimed at raising $30,000 to add 24 more feet to the current structure.

Mon
03
Feb

Erick Bennett Announces Run For Susan Collins Seat

By Gwen Clark

Mon
03
Feb

Brianna Jack Awarded a Certificate of Appreciation

Monday night, the town of Baileyville awarded Brianna with a Certificate of Appreciation for all that she has done for the Town of Baileyville.  (Photo courtesy of Billie Jo Jack’s Facebook).

Mon
03
Feb

Friends Of Scouts 132 Responds To Lottery

By Gwen Clark

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