May 2014

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Tue
27
May

Devotional

Pastor Marvin Flowerdew

 St. Croix Valley Assembly of God

 Calais, Maine

Tue
27
May

WCCC 1st Annual Auto Swap Meet and 4th Annual Show N’ Shine

 CALAIS _ It is time to do some serious spring cleaning in your garage, basement or shed to collect all those motor parts that have been sitting around for the past decade.

Tue
27
May

Woodland Elementary School - Bikes For Books

Woodland Elementary School participated in Bikes for Books sponsored by St. Croix Lodge No. 46, Calais and Lewy's Island Lodge No. 138, Princeton. Children in grades 1-6 could read books for their names to be drawn for either a boy's or a girl's bike. Winners include:

Grade 2 Jayme Barrett

Grade 2 Benjamin Morrison

Grade 4 Alexandra Papke

Grade 6 Alex Evans

Tue
27
May

CHS Spring Concert

Calais Middle and High School students showcased their musical talents this month in the annual Spring Concert. The chorus, jazz combo, and concert band created a night of excellent music.

Tue
27
May

Asia Parks Joins Peace Corps

By Dorothy Johnson

Former Dragon Anastasia (Asia) Parks, daughter of Benaie Parks of  Baileyville, has been accepted in the Peace Corps for a 27 month term. Best of luck, Asia. (Photo by Dorothy Johnson)

Tue
27
May

CDRC Presents “Get Mugged in Downtown Calais” on Saturday, June 21

“Get Mugged in Downtown Calais” on June 21and like it! The Calais Downtown Revitalization Coalition (CDRC) invites you to participate in its latest promotional event.

Tue
27
May

Save Passamaquoddy Bay Comments on FERC Downeast LNG Final EIS

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) today (2014 May 15) released the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the proposed Downeast LNG import terminal on Mill Cove in Robbinston, Maine. Save Passamaquoddy Bay is reviewing the hundreds of pages for accuracy and omissions.

Tue
27
May

As I See It

The School Budget, Part II: If I were a member of the Calais City Council right now, I believe I would think twice about cutting the police budget as the police department may be called upon several times in the next few months to muster all available resources in a flying wedge to disperse citizens armed with brick-bats and bottle projectiles in full tax revolt over the School budget. 

Tue
27
May

State’s Report Cards Meet Mixed Reviews

By Dorothy Johnson

Tue
27
May

New Owner For Machias Valley News Observer

The Calais Advertiser would like to announce the addition of one of Maine's  oldest weeklies, the Machias Valley News Observer, to our  publishing family.  The MVNO has been bought by Pierre Little and the Toronto-based Richmond Group.

Tue
27
May

PES Students Learn About Plant Life Cycle

The fourth grade has been busy learning about plant life and the plant life cycle.  Through these science classes, they have an understanding of the cost of gardening, how to start a small business and to maybe learn to try a new vegetable they have never eaten.  They started many seeds in February and March, and with excitement, watched the seed turn into mature flowers and vegetable plants.

Tue
27
May

Pool Set to Open Without Delay

By Jayna Smith

Tue
27
May

Calais Police

It’s been a busy week here in Calais, with a total of 54 incidents reported.  Multiple assault, 911 hang-ups, alarms and harassment complaints have been received and investigated.

On 5-18-14 a Juvenile male was summoned for theft from Walmart.

Tue
27
May

Chief of Police Addresses Drug Concerns and Other Community Issues

 By Jayna Smith

With great concern by many over the latest rumors of gang activity in the greater Calais area and other issues involving the Calais Police Department, Chief of Police David Randall recently shared how his department is working to better the community.    

Tue
27
May

Alexander Elem., East Grand, Vanceboro Elem. & Wesley Elem. Schools Enroll with Downeast CTG

East Grand School, Danforth-left to right: Pre-K and Kindergarten students, with from left to right teachers:  Samantha Gilman, high school teacher's aide, Mrs. Crone, ed tech, Paula Wardwell, high school teacher's aide and Tammi Matula, PE and Health Teacher. (Submitted photo).

Tue
27
May

St. Croix River Road Access

Road and boating safety

Tue
27
May

Author and Illustrator Jeannie Brett Visits Downeast

By Ralph Ackley, Jr.

Author/Illustrator Jeannie Brett  shares with students at Elm Street the lengthy and often laborious process that goes into publishing children's books.  She recently visited the school to share her work, including her book "Wild About Bears." (Submitted photo)

Tue
27
May

Community Events Planned by Downeast EMS for National EMS Week

By Jayna Smith

National EMS Week, taking place this week, celebrates and honors the hundreds of thousands of EMS personnel across the nation.   As part of this designated week, Downeast EMS in Baileyville has events planned within their community.

Tue
27
May

High School Softball

Lady Blue Devils Roll at 7-0

Blue Devil shortstop Greg Mitchell makes the throw to Connor McCadden at first base. (Photo by John Rogers).

Tue
27
May

High School Baseball

Veteran junior catcher Maddy McVicar controls the team from behind the plate. (Photo by John Rogers).

Tue
27
May

St. Croix Opens Events

The Maine Blade Runners held their Woodland Flowage event on Sunday May11th 2014. The event was sponsored by Fulghum Fibers Inc. Pictured are the winners (holding trophies) left to right. Ray McFarlane, Fulghum Fibers rep Mark Seavey, Phil Baird and club President Henry Arseneault. (Submitted photo)

Tue
27
May

Woodland Rec. Dept. Activity Calendar

Brock Bradford and Henry Arseneault show nice catches at the Woodland Flowage event. (Submitted photo)

THURS. MAY 22

5:30 pm: FARM TEAM, AGES 7 / 8, SPEDNIC F.

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

6:00 pm: T-BALL, AGES 5 / 6, GLIDDEN F.

FRI. MAY 23

Tue
27
May

High School Tennis

Pictured with assistant coach Alicia Greenlaw, are members of the 2014 Calais High School tennis team. Members are Wesley Comeau, Nicholas Hallowell, and Kade Gower. Back l-r: Brooke Smith, Kayli Doten, Nicki Scott, and Julia Edgerly. (Photo by John Rogers).

Van Buren Scores

Girls Game 1 Woodland lose 0-5

Tue
27
May

Woodland Rec. Notes

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.

Tue
27
May

Princeton Board of Selectmen Candidates

DOREEN WALLACE

I have lived in Princeton for most of the last 41 years. My first job after college was the former Passamaquoddy Lumber Mill. While there I married a Princeton boy and we made our home in Princeton where we raised our four children.

Tue
27
May

Honoring Maine's Outstanding Teen Volunteers

Above Susan Collins with Brianna Jack. (Submitted photo).

Tue
27
May

Looking Ahead with Artemis’s Attic

By Lura Jackson

The locally-owned consignment shop Artemis’s Attic on Main Street is about to celebrate its 2nd anniversary. Like any toddler, the business (named after owner Shari Doten’s granddaughter) has gone through a number of growth spurts and changes, incorporating new items and community events into its regular repertoire.  

Tue
27
May

Community Calendar

MAY 21: McTeacher Night at McDonald’s from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. All funds raised will support the Calais Middle/High School band and chorus students.

MAY 23: Food Sale at Baileyville Food Mart 9 am until sold out

MAY 23:  Voluntary Road Toll to benefit Rebekah Scholarship Fund – near Legion Building – 10 am – 2 pm

Tue
27
May

Eastport Pets is Hosting An Author Talk

Nationally acclaimed author Sharon Peters, author of “Trusting Calvin: How a Dog Helped Heal a Holocaust Survivor’s Heart,” will speak at Eastport Pets Tuesday June 3, from 6 to 7 p.m.

Tue
27
May

Community Mourns Passing of Shawn Donahue

Chief Deputy Shawn R. Donahue passed away unexpectedly Saturday on his way to visit family in the Bangor area. Shawn was a respected law enforcement officer and community ember and will be missed in Washington County.

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