March 2014

Washington County Sheriff’s Office Weekly Report

February 28 – March 6, 2014

During this time the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to 70 calls for service.  Seven bail checks were done by the deputies during this time.  Seven 911 hang up calls were received during this time. All 911 hang up calls require a response from a deputy.  Notable complaints are listed below: 

Community Calendar

MARCH 19: Book Group discussion, “Winter’s Tale” by Mark Helprin (second half) at Calais Bookshop, 405 Main St.  beginning at 5:30 p.m. FMI call 454-1110.

MARCH 19: Diabetic education and support group will meet at CRH services building, old facility, at 6:00 p.m. FMI call 454-7608.

Woodland Rec. Dept. News

WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE: The annual and very popular Woman’s VB League will start its regular season matches on Mon. March 17 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.


 Glenburn & Baileyville – Gertrude Anastatia “Anne” Bass, 68, passed away Thursday, March 13, 2014, at a Bangor hospital.  Anne was born in Charlottetown, PEI, on November 20, 1945, daughter of the late Maxwell and Alberta (Saulnier) Mullins.  After attending school in Charlottetown, she moved to St.




May 15, 1925 -

March 20, 2013

A Tribute To Mom...

We couldn’t begin

To count the times

She tolerated our moods,

Consoled our heartbreaks

And disappointments,

Endured our ups and downs,

Listened to words confused by tears

And just simply understood

For no other reason

Calais District Court

Leroy R. Allen of Danforth, ME. Use of drug paraphernalia. Adjudicated. Fine $300.

E.E. Coleen Bonney of North Saanich. Operating after suspension. Fine $150.

Carl E. Bower of Coldbrook. Rule violation, operation with false duty. Fine $750.

Tractor Supply Company Sees Support Grow During Second Annual National FFA Scholarship Program

Tractor Supply Company and the National FFA Foundation recently announced the results of their second annual Growing Scholars program. From February 14-23, Tractor Supply customers across the country donated $447,671, an increase of more than 20 percent from 2013 donations.


In Loving Memory of


October 16, 1940 - 

March 21, 2013

You have left us for a little while, and for your sake and in your name, we live on and do all the things the same.

You left us beautiful memories and your love is still our guide, always.


COOPER- Travis H. Hull passed away on March 5, 2014 at a Bangor hospital. He was born on February 8, 1940 to the late Thurston G. Hull and Mildred Hull (Watson) in Martinsburg, W.Va.


CALAIS – Donna Kay Kelley, 51, passed away peacefully with her family by her side Sunday, March 16, 2014 at a hospital in Bangor.  Donna was born on July 26, 1962 to R.C. and Nancy (Wilcoxson) Collins in Columbus, Indiana where she spent her childhood.  She met Jim Kelley in Oklahoma and they were married March 17, 1979.

Calais High School

Quinn Sluzenski

Living in Maine means accepting that snow will occasionally ruin your plans.  However, this winter has been worst than most, and this week is a fine example of that fact.  The recent storm both delayed Wednesday’s math meet and put off the SkillsUSA team’s journey to Bangor for their state conference.

Eastport Refuses Joint Council Invitation

By Gwen Clark

In the latest joint council meeting between Calais and Baileyville, the suggestion was made to invite both Eastport City Council and Princeton Selectmen to join them in a collaborative meeting to discuss a variety of issues that would benefit the area. During the meeting, Baileyville Town Councilman, Tim Call stated: