March 2014

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Sat
08
Mar

Snowman Graduated from Basic Training

Air Force Airman Hunter B. Snowman graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

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Mar

The Dragon’s Den

Camille Howard

Welcome back one again to the Dragon's Den! After the long vacation we are back and better than ever with more news for you about WHS! So let's take the stairs and get down to it. 

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08
Mar

Good news for Junior A Hockey Club

MHL Governors accept Charlotte County bid

The Maritime Junior A Hockey League (MHL) Board of Governor’s has approved a Charlotte County group’s application to join the league in time for the 2014-2015 season.

The Board met in Amherst, NS, on Saturday, March 1, and voted to accept the Charlotte County bid for entry.

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08
Mar

Deadline Fast-Approaching For 2014 Marketplace Health Insurance Coverage

 Enroll207 encourages Mainers to sign-up by March 31st

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08
Mar

Meddybemps

Linda Baniszeski

If the old adage, “when March comes in like a lion, it goes out like a lamb,” is true, then we can all look forward to warmer days by the end of this new month.   In fact, a lone robin has already visited the Ketchen and Trouant properties.  As Pete Trouant opined, “Can spring be far behind?”   

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Mar

Area Students Receive Husson University Semester Honors

The following students from your readership area have received semester honors at Husson University for the spring semester 2013.  There are 3 categories.  President’s List indicates a semester grade point average of 3.81 to 4.0.  Dean’s List indicates 3.61 to 3.8, and Honors List indicates a 3.4 to 3.6 grade point average.

Addison

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Mar

ROBERT D. JAMES, SR

Baileyville - Robert D. James, 75, passed away at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor on February 26, 2014 after a long illness. Robert passed away peacefully with family, friends and canine Molly Jo by his side. He was born on June 4, 1938 in Calais, Maine, the 3rd child to Charles B. James and Georgie (Baker) James.

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Mar

Devotional

Greg Huston, Pastor at Calais Christian Fellowship

“The Power of the Bible”

Sat
08
Mar

WES Dr. Suess Birthday Party

Woodland Elementary School held their annual Dr. Suess Birthday Celebration when students could dress as a Dr. Suess character or a vocabulary word.  A reading of a The Cat In The Hat and play by sixth graders, a free book from Maine Books for Maine Kids for each student and cake was enjoyed by all.

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Mar

A Story and a Recipe

By Dorothy Johnson

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Mar

Calais

Sharon Frost

454-3339

March 5th - Wednesday.

March 9th Daylight Savings Time begins at 2:00 am.

Happy birthday to Isabel Libby on March 8th granddaughter of Eldon and Miriam Libby

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08
Mar

Cooper

Arline Flood

454-3347

A bright and sunny windless Monday morning for a change. Everything looks pure after yesterday’s snow. The roads were again sanded and the cars show it. With all the sand swirling on the road this winter, it is impossible to keep the cars clean. I’m not complaining, it’s better to be safe than sorry.

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08
Mar

Alexander News

Diane McAlpine

On Tuesday, February 25 a meeting of Friends of the Generations (FOG) was held at Alexander Elementary School. Those in attendance were Susan Wallace, Rhonda Oakes, Ellie Sanford, Emma Hill, Diane McAlpine, Deb Hanson, Elizabeth McVicar and Beverly Holst.

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Mar

Baileyville

Dorothy Johnson

Do not forget to spring ahead next Saturday night at midnight.

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Mar

Calais American Legion

Michael McLean

207-214-4410

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Mar

Dead River Company Joins with Good Shepard Food Bank to Bring Mobile Food Pantry to Calais

Dead River Company employees lend a helping hand as the Good Shepherd Food Bank ‘s mobile food pantry rolls into Calais on Wednesday, February 25th. Hundreds of pounds of food were distributed to more than 100 area families in need. Left to right-front to back Ryan Bynoe, Tina Farley, Tiki Ferguson, Suzanne Bechard, Lisa Newsome, Dan Howard, Jim Hood, Kent Stover. (Submitted photo).

Fri
14
Mar

Brewer Teen Wins Maine Waterfowl Art Contest

Abigail Bennett of Brewer, is the 2014 Maine Junior Duck Stamp Best of Show Winner.

A drawing by 14 year-old Abigail Bennett of Brewer won Best of Show in the Maine competition of the 2014 Federal Junior Duck Stamp Design Contest. The judging was held at the Hall of Flags in Augusta, Maine on March 7th. 

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14
Mar

King Calls on FDA to Simplify Requirements for Menu Labels for Businesses and Grocers

 In response to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposals that would update nutrition labeling, U.S. Senator King (I-Maine) encouraged the agency to examine menu-labeling requirements for small business and grocers:

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14
Mar

Community Conversation about Family Connections for Youth in Foster Care

Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine (AFFM) is once again partnering with the Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), the Muskie School of Public Service, the Youth Leadership Advisory Team (YLAT) to organize an event to share ideas and strategies that will support older youth in foster care to achieve a lifelong home.

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Mar

Library News

We are pleased to host the art work of Susan Lehnen for the entire month of March.  Susan has lived in Baring, Maine with her family since 1997 and is originally from Michigan. Susan has created a collection of pieces: paintings, assemblages, and drawings which give a fresh outlook on abandoned decaying places that once were thriving lively homes.

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Mar

Community Calendar

MARCH 12: Wednesday Morning Knitters at the Calais Free Library 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  F.M.I. call 454-2758.

MARCH 12: Governor Baldacci Spaghetti Dinner at EdGe Center, Rte. 1 in Cherryfield from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Supports WC children at Camp Susan Curtis.

Fri
14
Mar

Mats To Masses Events Continue

Youth Wrestling at Washington Academy on Tuesday

 

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Mar

Woodland Rec. Dept. Activity Calendar

WED. MARCH 12

3:30 pm: Wee Pee Wee BB, Gr. K / 1; WES Gym

3;30 pm: Elem. / JR. High Wrestling, GR. 2 / 8; WHS Gym

6:30 pm; Exercise / Aerobics, WES Gym

THURS. MARCH 13

3:30 pm: Pee Wee Cheering, GR. K / 3; WES Gym

3;30 pm: Elem. / Jr. High Wrestling, GR. 2 / 8; WHS Gym

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14
Mar

Woodland Rec. Dept. Notes

WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE: The annual and very popular Woman’s VB League will hold its registration and 2nd practice on Mon. March 10 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.

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14
Mar

Marian Icon Prayer Program, Of “Our Lady Of The Immaculate Conception”, To Be Held In Calais, at the Immaculate Conception Church.

The Calais Council and Assembly of the Knights of Columbus will hold a special Marion Prayer Program at the Immaculate Conception Church on Friday, March 14th, at 6:00 PM.

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Mar

Devotional

Fr. Rob Lupo - Pastor

St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish

Baileyville, Calais, Eastport, Pembroke, 

Pleasant Point, Peter Dana Point

 

One of my close friends had this prayer to St. Patrick printed on the Holy Card that were made to commemorate his ordination:

Fri
14
Mar

The St. Croix Valley Chamber Of Commerce Eggs ‘N Issues

“The Charlotte County Civic Center:   The status of the project and its impact and potential for Washington County.”

Guest Speaker will be Mr. Richard Fulton, the Chairman of the Charlotte County Civic Center Project

Hosted by the Washington County Community College on Wednesday, March 26th, 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. (Eastern Time)

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14
Mar

The Hardest Journey (Retreat)

 Down East Hospice Volunteers will serve as the local host for The Hardest Journey, a one-day retreat on Saturday, April 5, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at The Historical Society Building  in Robbinston.

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14
Mar

Maine Outdoor Film Festival Held at WCCC

CALAIS _ An eclectic array of exciting films will entertain and thrill during the first ever Maine Outdoor Film Festival Selects Tour to be held at Washington County Community College on Thursday, March 13.

The films will premier in St. Croix Hall. Doors will open at 6:30 p. m. The films will start at 7 p.m.

Fri
14
Mar

Healthy Acadia Welcomes Elsie Flemings as the New Executive Director

Healthy Acadia is a community health coalition working in Maine’s Hancock and Washington Counties. The organization is entering its fourteenth year of operation with a proven track record of creating significant, lasting improvements to the health of communities it serves.

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