April 2014

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Sun
20
Apr

Grand Lake Stream

Dave McCullough

 

Finally the sun is winning over the snows of winter.  With school vacation just around the corner it will be great to see the folks coming to open camps, fish in the stream and just enjoy a piece of paradise, “Grand Lake Stream America”.

Sun
20
Apr

Calais Bookshop - “The Flamethrowers” by Rachel Kushner for May 14 Reading Group

Calais Bookshop has selected “The Flamethrowers” by Rachel Kushner for its next reading group on Wednesday, May 14.

Sun
20
Apr

Lincoln Memorial Library

Newly entered into the collection at the Lincoln Memorial Library in Dennysville are several audio books on CDs.

Sun
20
Apr

The Dragon’s Den

Camille Howard

Welcome to the home of the Dragons, the halls of Woodland Jr. Sr. High School. This week at WHS was practically overflowing with activities, so let’s dive right in to this week’s news from WHS. 

Sun
20
Apr

WES Grade 3 Studies Life Cycles

By Dorothy Johnson

Right, third graders, Candace S. (middle) and Dillon E. hold their chicks while another classmate (unidentified) looks on. The students were surprised to have a black and yellow chick in the same hatch. They are eager to do another hatch after vacation. (Photo by Dorothy Johnson). 

Sun
20
Apr

Poetry Workshop

Poet Russell Buker will be teaching a poetry workshop on Saturday, April 26, at 1 p.m., at Calais Bookshop. April is National Poetry Month so everyone is invited, whether an experienced poet or a novice. There is no charge.

Sun
20
Apr

Down East EMS Report

During the record cold of March Down East EMS ran 195 calls with a majority being emergency calls.  The busiest day of the week was Monday.

Sun
20
Apr

Community Calendar

APRIL 16: The Book Lovers’ Café at the Calais Free Library 10:00 a.m. F.M.I. call 454-2758.

APRIL 16: Hunger Games Benefit Dinner. Dinner served promptly at 6:00 p.m. at Calais High School. All proceeds to benefit the Food Pantry.

 APRIL 17: Calais Area Job Fair at WCCC gymnasium from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Sun
20
Apr

Final Youth Hoop Tourney Concludes At CHS

Calais Boys Win the Tourney 56-49 over Machias

Sun
20
Apr

Woodland Rec. Dept. Activity Calendar

WED. APRIL 16

3:30 pm: WEE PEE WEE BB, (GR. K / 1), WES GYM

6 pm: RIPKEN BB / SB REGISTRATION, AGES 6 / 12, MUNI. BLDG.

6:30 pm: EXERCISE / AEROBICS, (AGES 13 & UP) WES GYM

THURS. APRIL 17

3:30 pm: WEE PEE WEE CHEERING, (GR. K / 3), WES GYM

5:45 pm: “YOGA”, AGES 13 / ADULT, WES GYM

Sun
20
Apr

Woodland Rec. News

RIPKEN (Babe Ruth) BASEBALL / SOFTBALL FARM TEAM & T-BALL: Registration forms for all interested players ages 6 / 12, is currently underway. Forms can be picked up at the Elementary schools at  Woodland, Princeton, Alexander, Topsfield, and Indian Township. F.M.I. contact the Woodland Rec. Dept.

Sun
20
Apr

Devotional

When I began to think of  the great and glorious event of Christ entering Jerusalem that glorious day.   Everyone laying down their garments and cutting palm branches and placing them down in front of the colt as the king rides by here in Mark 11:1-10 “8 Many in the crowd spread their garments on the road ahead of him, and others spread leafy branches they had cut from the trees.

Sun
20
Apr

Cub Scout Activities

On March 23 the cub scouts had an exciting day participating in the Pine Car Derby. Winners were James and Ethan Pratt and Ethann Coleman. Also attending were Max Cassidy, Sean Look, Braden White, Ryan and Jacob Moses, William McIver, Hudson DePriest, Garret Clark, Tyler LaPlant, Ethan Barnard and Preston Bradford. (Submitted photo).

Sun
20
Apr

VIRGINIA M. CULLIGAN

 Calais – Virginia Marie Culligan, 90, passed away Friday, April 11, 2014 at Calais Regional Hospital.  Virginia was born in St. Stephen on March 8, 1924, daughter of Christian and Jennie (Peterson) Gravesen.  After graduating from high school, she went through nurse’s training in St.

Sun
20
Apr

A Story and a Recipe

By Dorothy Johnson

 

Sun
20
Apr

Soup and Poetry Returns to the Calais Free Library

At last, back by popular demand, Soup and Poetry will be enjoyed again in the upstairs Children's Room at the Calais Free Library.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Calais Free Library, the evening will start off at 6 p.m. with delicious soups and breads and convivial conversation among people who enjoy using and hearing words.

Wed
09
Apr

Digital Version

 

April 10, 2014 issue

Sat
26
Apr

Passamaquoddy Tribe Creates Syrup Business

By Dan Northcutt

 

Sat
26
Apr

Two Scholarships Available for CCLC Writing Conference

The deadline has been extended for two full scholarships for local people seeking to attend Iota: The Conference of Short Prose this year.

Sat
26
Apr

CES Receives $1,000 Grant

By Jayna Smith

Calais Elementary School recently received a $1,000 grant from Walmart for its technology fund.  With this grant, iPad minis were purchased.  Manager Dennis Brown and Associate Terri Viscelli are pictured with some CES students. (Photo by Jayna Smith).

Sat
26
Apr

President Huggins Discusses UMM Budget Deficit

By Ralph Ackley, Jr.

UMM President Cindy Huggins in her campus office (Photo courtesy of Ralph Ackley).

Sat
26
Apr

Computer Classes to Be Held in Dennysville

Would you like to get more from your computer?  Introductory classes are being offered at the Lincoln  Memorial Library in Dennysville on Monday evenings beginning on May 5th from 4:30 p.m. to 6 o’clock, with instructors provided by Axiom Technology of Machias.

Sat
26
Apr

Community Calendar

APRIL 23: Wednesday Morning Knitters at the Calais Free Library 10:00 a.m. 

APRIL 24: The April meeting of the Machias Historical Society will be held at 6 p.m., in the Emergency Management Room, 28 Center St., Machias. Making plans for the 10th annual Margaretta Days Festival.

APRIL 25: Wiggles and Giggles at the Calais Free Library is cancelled.

Sat
26
Apr

Woodland Rec. Dept. News & Notes

ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT:  was a GREAT success with over 125 children and adults participating in the Annual Hunt !  The Easter Bunny was there hiding the eggs and being around for picture taking ! There were many happy smiles and laughter at this year’s exciting family event ! F.M.I. contact the Rec. Dept. on “Facebook” or call 427-6205. 

Sat
26
Apr

Woodland Rec. Dept. Activity Calendar

WED. APRIL 23

6:30 pm: EXERCISE / AEROBICS, (AGES 13 & UP) WES GYM

THURS. APRIL 24

5:45 pm: “YOGA”, AGES 13 / ADULT, WES GYM

SUN. APRIL 27

4:00 pm: EXERCISE / AEROBICS, (AGES 13 / ADULT) WES GYM

MON. APRIL 28

6:00 pm: “ZUMBA”, AGES 13 - ADULT, WES GYM

Sat
26
Apr

Lawrence Station FD Egg Hunt

By Dan Northcutt

Sat
26
Apr

Six Organizations Receive Grants from Local JMG Chapter

By Jayna Smith

Sat
26
Apr

Youngsters Raise $3,000 For Food Pantry

By Jayna Smith

Sat
26
Apr

Emily’s List Puts Shenna Bellows “On The List”

This morning, EMILY’s List, the nation’s largest resource for pro-choice Democratic women running for political office, put Shenna Bellows “On the List.”

Sat
26
Apr

Easter Bunny Visits Kids

The Calais Fire Association was busy last Saturday hosting its annual Easter Bunny visit.  Captain Purton reported that this event has been held for well over 30 years and brings in over 200 children for the visit complete with an egg hunt in the station.

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