June 2014

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Mon
23
Jun

W.H.S. Class of 2014 Plans for Future

By Dorothy Johnson

Mon
23
Jun

Woodland High School’s Class of 2014 Scholarship Recipients

By Dorothy Johnson

Mon
23
Jun

Mr. CHS

Casey Donovan and Jacob Scott run lines at a rehearsal for Mr. CHS 2014. (Submitted photo).

Mon
23
Jun

Moosehorn Fishing Derby was Fun for All

Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge and Cobscook Bay State Park held their 17th annual Children’s Fishing Derby on June 14.  The derby is a free event open to children up to age 16 that is held every year the day before Father’s Day at the state park headquarters pond in Edmunds.  Fifty-nine children aged 1-16 competed in the event this year.

Mon
23
Jun

Maine State Troopers

By Amy Jeanroy

(Photo Maine State Police Facebook). 

About twenty-four Maine State Troopers traveled to Canada last week with other American police officers to pay their respects to their fallen Canadian Brothers from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Steve McCausland, public relations director of the Maine State Police, said:

Fri
06
Jun

Robbinston School

Kathy Mekelburg

454-0654

The Spring Fling was a success. I didn’t win anything but it was fun.

Fri
06
Jun

Woodland Rec. Dept. Activity Calendar

WED. JUNE 4

5:30 pm: RIPKEN BASEBALL, (HOME) VS. EASTPORT, GLIDDEN F.

6:00 pm: SOFTBALL, GR. 3 / 6; SPEDNIC F.

THURS. JUNE 5 

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

4:00 pm: T-BALL, AGES 5 / 6, GLIDDEN F.

5:30 pm: RIPKEN BASEBALL, (HOME) VS. PEMBROKE, GLIDDEN F.

MON. JUNE  9

Fri
06
Jun

WE SALUTE Woodland High School Class of 2014

The Calais Advertiser and the following area businesses would like to Congratulate Woodland High School Class of 2014.

Fri
06
Jun

WCCC Youth Summer Program

CALAIS _ Summer is going to be a whole lot of fun for those young people who sign up for this year’s Washington County Community College Summer Program.

Fri
06
Jun

Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert Series 2014

The Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony Orchestra (PBSO) Spring 2014 Concert Series will begin on Friday, June 13th and continue through Sunday, June 15th.  This ambitious, exciting program features Scott Burditt, Principal French Horn player for the Bangor Symphony Orchestra, performing Mozart’s Horn Concerto No. 3.

Fri
06
Jun

Calais High School Blue and White Review

Calais High School held its annual Blue and White Review on Tuesday, May 29.  Sponsored by the Calais Committee, this event honors students who have attained high honor or honors for the first three academic quarters during the current school year.

**high honors recipients by class**

Seniors

Quinn Sluzenski

Fri
06
Jun

Quinn Sluzenski Valedictorian

Quinn Sluzenski is the daughter of Stan and Anne Sluzenski of Charlotte, ME.   She has been very active during her four years of high school in both her school and community.  She is the captain of the Academic Decathlon team and was the team’s high scorer all four years she has been on the team, earning a total of 19 individual medals.

Fri
06
Jun

Jordan Morrigan Kazlaskas Daley Salutatorian

Awards/Medals: Phi Beta Kappa 2013

George Mitchell Scholarship 2014

University of Maine Presidential Scholarship 2014

St. Thomas University Book Award 2013

Bronze Medal, Language and Literature, Academic Decathlon 2014

Bronze Medal, Music, Academic Decathlon 2014

Fri
06
Jun

High School Softball

Lady Blue Devils Still Atop East

Fri
06
Jun

Woodland Rec. Dept. 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.

Fri
06
Jun

Community Calendar

JUNE 7: Haiku poetry workshop with Catherine J. S. Lee at Calais Bookshop, 405 Main St., beginning at 3 p.m. FMI call 454-1110. 

JUNE 8: Breakfast – Baileyville Odd Fellows’ Hall from 7:00 a.m. to  9:30 am.

Fri
06
Jun

WCCOG Receives Funding for Assessment & Cleanup of Brownfield Site

 Congressman Mike Michaud announced this morning $1.8 million in funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) directed at a number of brownfield sites across Maine. The funding covers assessment and planning for future use of brownfield sites, as well as cleanup of sites. Regions across the district receiving the EPA funding are:

Fri
06
Jun

Bird-A-Thon

I had a great day for doing the Bird-a-thon on May 12, 2014. The weather conditions on the day before and clear skies during the night helped birds migrate. This caused what birders refer to as “a wave.” Early in the morning at my feeding station and on the logging road near my home in Cooper, I saw and heard within a quarter mile, 47 species of birds.

Fri
06
Jun

What's Up Downtown?

Summer days and nights are upon us and there’s lots to do in Downtown Calais. 

Fri
06
Jun

Pratt Chevrolet Donates to Little League

Ian Pratt of Pratt Chevrolet recently presented Laurel Perkins, Treasurer of the Calais Little League, with a $750 donation to the Little League.  Pratt Chevrolet makes an annual donation to the Calais Little League which currently has over 200 participants aged 4 to 12. (Photo by Jayna Smith).

Fri
06
Jun

High School Baseball

Lady Dragon Paige Fitch slides safely under the Lee Academy catcher. (Photo by John Rogers).

Fri
06
Jun

Devotional

Brad Phillips

The Mission: Calais Church of God

Jesus take the wheel! Take it from my hands; Cause I can't do this on my own

I'm letting go; so give me one more chance. Save me from this road I'm on

Fri
06
Jun

Robbinston

Kathy Mekelburg

454-0654

Fri
06
Jun

Girl Scouts Participated in Food Drive

Gabrielle Nichols of Girl Scout Troop 1366 (l) and Addison Elsemore of Girl Scout Troop 2253 (r) participated in the National Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.   The girls braved the rain to help our local letter carriers collect food on May 10 and deliver it to the food pantry in Calais. (Submitted photo).

Fri
06
Jun

SCRTC Students - American Welding Society Welding Exam

From left to right: Tyler Fenderson, Jacob Scott, Dereck Moholland, Kevin Beek, Toby Tomah, Kyle Cyr, Cody Preston. Missing from photo: Dan McPhee, Mark Clossey and Wyatt Mahar. (Submitted photo).

Fri
06
Jun

Cooper

Arline Flood

454-3347

 

Fri
06
Jun

Meddybemps

Linda Baniszeski

Fri
06
Jun

Calais American Legion

Michael McLean

454-3435

Fri
06
Jun

Princeton

The volunteer work crew work on the Princeton Library. (Photo submitted by Elizabeth Mitchell).

The first Farmers’ Market had super weather for the several vendors and afternoon shoppers last Thursday.

The seedling sale will again be offered this Thursday, June 5th from 3:30 to 6pm at the ball field on West Street.

Fri
06
Jun

Baileyville

Dorothy Johnson

Finally, boating, fishing, farming weather is here. Apple blossoms and other seasonal plants are beautifying the lawns and roadside. 

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