April 2014

CHS Writing contest winner

Congratulations to Calais High School’s Jack Lander who recently won an editorial contest through Bangor Daily News.  Entrants in his grade division were required to write about technology and education.  His essay was featured in a recent edition of that paper.   

Grow a Kitchen Herb Garden

Have you ever considered growing a kitchen herb garden? Keeping some of your favorite herbs growing right near you cooking area means fresh flavor at your fingertips. It's easier than you think! Herbs don't need anything special, and many of them can be grown in containers, making them convenient to move to the sunniest spots. 

Calais Police Report

On March 25th, 2014 officers arrested Sheena Scott, 28 of Calais on North Street on an outstanding  warrant for failure to appear.

On March 27th, 2014 William Quinn, 27, of Calais was charge at the Washington County Community College for Possession of a usable amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Community Calendar

APRIL 4: Contemporary Gospel Christian Concert at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Eastport from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Event is free.

APRIL 5: Story Time Saturday at the Calais Free Library starting at 11:15 a.m.  This program is geared for preschoolers, kindergarteners, and first graders.  Sing, move, listen, and create @ your library.

2014 DAR Good Citizens

 The Hannah Weston Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution honored eight Washington County high school seniors selected by their respective schools during the annual DAR Good Citizen reception held at the Kay Parker Building in Marshfield.

Calais Regional Hospital Announces Deficit

Unfortunately, just two months into the current fiscal year, Calais Regional Hospital is dealing with a deficit of over $500,000.  It is extremely important for the organization to have, at minimum, a breakeven bottom line this fiscal year.  Lower than expected volume in many departments is the most significant contributing factor.    

Fourth Graders Spend a Day at Court

By Jayna Smith

Calais Elementary School fourth graders took part in a mock trial last week at Machias District Court.  (Photo by Jayna Smith).

Fourth grade students from Calais Elementary School visited the Machias District Court last Thursday.  With the Honorable David Mitchell presiding, students presented a mock trial consisting of a case of a stolen car.


Sharon Frost


 Another month has gone. Here’s hoping for more calm, sunshiny days.

April 2nd is Pascua Florida Day

April 4th National D.A.R.E. Day

Birthstone: Diamond for innocence

Flower: Sweet pea for love