April 2014

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Sat
26
Apr

Rep. Joyce Maker Welcomes Students to the State House

On Tuesday, April 15, 2014, Representative Joyce Maker welcomed students to the State House.  Stephy Risso from Chile, an exchange student at Calais High School, and Mia Rollins of Hallowell, served as Honorary Pages in the House of Representatives. (Submitted photo).

Sat
26
Apr

Washington County Community Café and Meals on Wheels for May

Thurs, May 1st: Chicken pot pie, broccoli, wheat roll, dessert.

Fri, May 2nd: BBQ braised beef, mashed sweet potato, confetti corn, wheat roll, dessert.

Mon, May 5th: Chicken florentine, orange rice, Caribbean vegetable blend, wheat roll, dessert. 

Fri
11
Apr

Figure Drawing Show at the Washington Street Gallery

An exhibit of drawings produced by members of the Eastport Arts Center's Life Drawing Workshop had its opening at the Eastport Arts Center's Washington Street Gallery on Sunday, April 6th with a reception from 5-­6:30pm.

Fri
04
Apr

Robbinston Annual Town Meeting

Despite the storm, Robbinston residents enjoyed the annual potluck dinner hosted by the 8th grade class. (Photo by Amy Jeanroy).

Fri
04
Apr

Benefit Dinner to Raise Awareness of Hunger

By Jayna Smith

 

The Student Councils and National Honor Society of CHS/CMS will host the second annual Hunger Games Benefit Dinner on April 16th. (Photo by Jayna Smith).

Fri
04
Apr

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.   

Fri
04
Apr

Dental Clinic Returns after Year Long Absence

4 year old Ripley of Harrington is all smiles at the dental clinic. (Submitted photo).

It’s been a year since the New York University College of Dentist Medicine (NYUCD) Henry Schein Cares Global Student Outreach Clinic has been in Machias. It will be returning April 14th-19th.

Fri
04
Apr

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. 

Fri
04
Apr

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.

Fri
04
Apr

Baileyville Police Report

The Baileyville Police Department was busy this past week answering 38 calls for service making 5 vehicle stops resulting in one summons and four warnings. They also handled complaints of criminal trespass, MV crash, unattended death and several assists.

Fri
04
Apr

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.

Fri
04
Apr

Woodland Rec. Dept. Activity Calendar

WED. APRIL 2

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

5:00 pm: ELEM. / JR.HIGH WRESTLING, GR. 3 / 8, WHS GYM

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

THURS. APRIL 3

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

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

FRI.  APRIL 4

Fri
04
Apr

Guy Nuki Gives Presentation on Checklist Importance to CRH Staff

By Lura Jackson

Dr. Guy Nuki gives a presentation on checklists to the assembled staff of the Calais Regional Hospital during Patient Safety Awareness Week. (Photo by Lura Jackson).

Fri
04
Apr

Representatives Lawrence E. Lockman and Joyce A. Maker Welcome Washington County Constituents to the State House

Representative Lawrence E. Lockman (R-Amherst) and Representative Joyce A. Maker (R-Calais) welcomed constituents from Washington County to the State House on Monday, March 24, 2014.  

Fri
04
Apr

WinterKids! Workshop

Group shot at Wabanaki Culture Center in Calais. (Submitted photo).

Fri
11
Apr

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.

Fri
11
Apr

Republican Leader Says Democrats Attempting to Defraud Taxpayers

Amendment Would Actually Weaken Existing Law

 AUGUSTA – Rejecting the will of the people of Maine, Maine Senate Democrats last night voted to either reject or substantially weaken a series of welfare reform bills aimed at reducing fraud.

Fri
11
Apr

Rep. Cassidy Again a Clean Elections Candidate

Rep. Katheirine Cassidy, D-Lubec, is a Maine Clean Elections candidate this spring as she runs for re-election to the Maine House of Representatives.

Fri
11
Apr

Washington County Extension Association Honors Volunteers

Ron Pesha of Lubec was honored with the Norman W. Duzen Community Service Award. Presenting the award is Marianne Moore, president of the Washington County Extension Association. (Submitted photo).

Fri
04
Apr

Read-a-Thon Raises $4,000 for Calais Elementary

By Lura Jackson

Fri
04
Apr

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.    

Fri
04
Apr

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.

Fri
04
Apr

Anne Perry Announces Campaign For State Senate

CALAIS – Anne Perry, a nurse practitioner who served eight years in the Maine House of Representatives, announced she is running for State Senate seat in District 6, which includes all of Washington County and the communities of Gouldsboro, Sullivan, and Winter Harbor in Hancock County.

Fri
04
Apr

Calais Council Meets At Public Works Dept. To Hear Their Budget

By Gwen Clark

Fri
04
Apr

Calais Recreation Notes

Adult Co-ed Dodgeball

Games are played on Wednesday nights at the Rec Center.  Fans are invited to come watch the action!

Wednesday April 2nd6:00 Beau vs. Toby / 7:00 Ben vs. Natalie

Women’s Open Gym

Fri
04
Apr

WOODLAND HIGH SCHOOL

2014 Baseball & Softball


DateDayTeamDepartureGames

 

4/18F@ Jonesport-Beals2:004:30

4/25FEastport @ WHS1:00

4/28M@ PV1:454:30

5/1THWHS @ Machias2:004:30

5/2FJ-B @ WHS4:00

5/5M@ Lee2:004:30

5/7WNarraguagus @ WHS4:30

Fri
04
Apr

Calais

Sharon Frost

454-3339

 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

Fri
04
Apr

Friends Of Cooper Community Center Meet

The group, formed in 2013, for the purpose of sponsoring events and activities in the town’s community center, met on Monday, March 24th.

Fri
04
Apr

Calais High School

Quinn Sluzenski

Lou Eckert teaches students about network analyzers. (Photo by Aaricka Boyce)

Fri
04
Apr

The Dragon’s Den

Camille Howard

Welcome back to the home of the Dragons! This week at WHS was a full one- aside from the Snow day in Wednesday- so let’s get right to the News from Woodland High School. 

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