April 2014

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Apr

Scott Boies Receives MPA Principal’s Award

Principal Pat Metta presented senior Scott Boies with the 2014 Principal’s Award for Woodland High School. They attended the luncheon in Bangor last weekend. Scottt is the son of Mike and Julie Boies of Baileyville. (Photo by Dorothy Johnson)

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State Cinemas Reopens in Calais with Digital Movie Projectors

By Lura Jackson

 

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Hospice Volunteer Care

By Susan Gardner

Hospice Volunteer Arlene Wren working with her long time patient, Calla Greenlaw. (Photo by Susan Gardner).

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Volunteers for Smelt Survey Needed

The Downeast Salmon Federation (DSF) is looking for individuals with an interest in recreational smelt fishing to help in an effort to determine the health of the sea – run smelt population in Downeast Maine.

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Calais City Public Safety Meeting

 By Dan Northcutt

 

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Lori Croman Recipient of MEA Joan McGovern Award

By Dorothy Johnson

 

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Apr

Calais School District Superintendent Resigns

By Dan Northcutt

 

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Apr

Speaker To Address Women’s Forum

The Women’s Forum is pleased to announce that the speaker at our April 17th meeting will be Ms. Amy Lentz.  Ms. Lentz moved to Machias in October of 2013 as Special Assistant to the President at the University of Maine at Machias. One of her duties is to help coordinate WAVE- the Downeast Professional Connection.

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Apr

New College Scholarships for Maine Adults Offered by University of Maine System

Adults may qualify for up to $16,000 in 

scholarships assistance

 BANGOR – Maine adults who want to return to college may qualify for as much as $4,000 per year in scholarships for up to four years, in a new Adult Degree Completion Scholarship Fund announced by the University of Maine System.

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Library News

April is National Poetry month.  To celebrate the beauty of language, the Friends of the Calais Free Library will be hosting a Soup and Poetry Night here at the Calais Free Library on Saturday, April 26th, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Everyone is invited: poets and poetry lovers alike.  Read a poem you have written or one that resonates with you.

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Community Calendar

APRIL 9: Book Group discussion, “Flight Behavior” by Barbara Kingsolver at Calais Bookshop, 405 Main St.  beginning at 5:30 p.m. FMI call 454-1110.

APRIL 11: Wiggles and Giggles at the Calais Free Library 10:30 a.m. Babies, toddlers and caregivers are invited to this special story time. 

APRIL 11: Free Film Fridays at  the Calais Free Library 6:30 p.m. FMI call 454-2758.

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Meddybemps

Linda Baniszeski

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Calais High School

Quinn Sluzenski

Calais High School was a little disconcerted last week when the school department superintendent Dr. Laser resigned.  However, the many activities and sports continued without pause.

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Apr

Calais American Legion

Michael McLean

207-214-4410

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Molly White Inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is pleased to announce that Molly White of Brookton, Maine, was recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. White was initiated at The University of Maine.

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Apr

Princeton Elementary School Honor Roll

Princeton Elementary School Honor Roll

 

2013-2014

Grade 3  (Mr. Hilel)

Honors: 

Madisyn Cochran, Emma Hiland, Shain McIver, Cyrus Sewell.

Grade 4 (Mrs. Andrews) 

High Honors: 

Sierra Bryant

Honors: 

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Apr

The Dragon’s Den

Camille Howard

Welcome back to the Dragon’s Den! We’re laying the foundation for lots of exciting new programs at WHS, so let’s get right to the news of the week. 

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Indian Township

Donna Meader-York

Anne Spearin, the new principal at ITS. (Photo by Donna Meader-York).

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Apr

Machias DAR Members Attend State Meeting

Five officers of the Hannah Weston Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution attended the annual Spring Conference of the Maine State DAR held recently in Waterville. Special guest at the conference was Lynn Forney Young, President General (national president) of the National Society DAR.

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Apr

The Pembroke Historical Society’s Annual Meeting

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - - - 6:30 PM

OPEN to Members and Non-Members, appropriate for adults and forstudents grades 4 through college. Families, Educators, Residents ofOther Communities, and Visitors to the area are welcome.

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Baileyville

Dorothy Johnson

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Robbinston

Kathy Mekelburg

454-0654

March is over at last. It was the coldest and wettest March in 75 years. There was 7.4 inches of precipitation.

Sincere sympathy to George Small and his family on the passing of George’s mother.

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Apr

A Civil War Question - Maine Sixth Battery, Light Infantry

This image came from the Wallace family of Crawford. That family descends from Robert Wallace who was born at Lower Stewiacke, Nova Scotia in October 1839. According to family records he married Harriet Roxana Noddin on July 15, 1860; she was born in Crawford on March 13, 1843.

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Woodland Rec. Dept. News & Notes

 RIPKEN (Babe Ruth) BASEBALL / SOFTBALL FARM TEAM & T-BALL

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Apr

Future Lady Blue Devils Win Tourney

Defeat Eastport in Two-Day Final

The first annual girls Robbinston Round Ball Classic was hosted this weekend at the Calais High School. Teams from Eastport, Woodland, Calais, Jonesport, Lubec, and Harrington took part in the 2-day event. Event proceeds goes to special projects at Robbinston Elementary School. 

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Apr

IN LOVING MEMORY OF KAREN MARTIN CHURCH

IN LOVING 

MEMORY OF

KAREN MARTIN 

CHURCH

3/11/58 - 4/11/06

 

I AM FREE

(Author by Linda Jo Jackson, Ottawa, Canada)

Don’t grieve for me, for now I’m free.

I’m following the path God has laid you see.

I took His hand when I heard Him call

I turned my back and left it all.

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PAULINE M. MAHAR

 Baring Plantation – Pauline Muriel Mahar, 73, passed away following a courageous battle with cancer Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at Calais Regional Hospital with her family by her side.  Pauline was born in Calais on November 15, 1940, daughter of the late Paul and Doris (Hickey) Spinney.  On November 11, 1957, Pauline married Lawrence “Larry” Mahar in St.

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CAROL ANN HIGGINS

FREEPORT - Following a long illness, Carol Ann Higgins, 77, passed away at Midcoast Hospital in Brunswick on March 29, 2014, with her children by her side. She was born Aug. 23, 1936, in Calais, eldest of three daughters born to Charles "Chick" and Mabel Redding.

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Devotional

Sherry Sivret, St. Anne’s Episcopal Church

The Cross boldly stands and calls in a clear voice:  “Listen folks!  I have something to say to you that is very important, yet simple.  It is urgent yet timeless!  Don’t miss this.  Listen!  Here it comes:  GOD LOVES YOU!  God Loves You!  At the cross God says “I’ve missed you and I want you to be mine again.” 

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