June 2014

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06
Jun

A Story and a Recipe

By Dorothy Johnson

 

We always had dogs on the farm.  The first dog we had belonged to my sister.  His name was Laddie and he was a very good collie.  His only problem was that he took a dislike to my father’s alcoholic uncle, and though he did not go near the road for his usual routine, he would go to the road as soon as my great uncle staggered into view.  

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06
Jun

Calais High School

Quinn Sluzenski

Fri
06
Jun

EARL E. MUSHROE

Earl E. Mushroe, 81, of Windsor,CT, beloved husband of Melva (Lanigan) Mushroe, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 30, 2014 at home surrounded by his loving family. Born in St.

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06
Jun

BARRY R. DWELLEY

 Baileyville – Barry Richard Dwelley, 73, passed away January 31, 2014 at Brooksville Regional Hospital in Florida.  Visitation will be held from 6:00 – 8:00 pm., Friday June 6th at Mays Funeral Home, 26 Church St., Calais.  A memorial service will begin at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, June 7th at the funeral home with a committal to follow at Princeton Cemetery.

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06
Jun

Association Raises Funds to Begin International Fishermen’s Memorial

Work will begin on a large memorial that will honor Maine and Canadian fishermen lost at sea. 

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06
Jun

Alexander/Crawford

Cassie Oakes

New Alexander Grange members Kayla Pyles, Ashleigh Pyles, Lecturer and Grandmother Elizabeth McVicar and Willow Newman.

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06
Jun

Maine Democratic Convention

Four Democratic candidates who want to represent Washington County residents in the Maine House and Senate attended the Maine Democratic Convention in Bangor May 30-31. Left to right, Robert Alley of Beals; Katherine Cassidy of Lubec; Senate candidate Anne Perry of Calais; and Oscar Emerson of Bradley (with Franklin, Beddington, Deblois and Wesley in House District 137). (Submitted photo).

Fri
06
Jun

PAWS Spring Fling Dinner – Great Fun for A Great Cause!

Looking for a fun-filled evening with family, friends and like-minded animal lovers?  On Saturday, June 7th, PAWS Brave Hearts is hosting its Spring Fling dinner and fundraiser at the St Croix Country Club.  This evening of entertainment will include a chicken and ribs barbeque buffet, cash bar, live music and both an auction and 50/50 raffle.

Fri
06
Jun

SummerKeys in Lubec

SummerKeys, with its music and parade of participants, begins its season of music programs, concerts and more for the 23rd consecutive year!  With pride we welcome back our talented and dedicated returning faculty, present new faculty members, Fran Berge, violin/viola, Alice St.

Mon
23
Jun

Grand Lake Stream

Dave McCullough

Let’s get the plans going for the July 4th parade.  Will your float focus on family, history of the area, some of your own individuality, sharing the joy of “something” you have or how about a special -life style theme.  Parade forms at the cemetery and begins at 11:00.

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23
Jun

Princeton

Elizabeth Mitchell

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23
Jun

Robbinston

Kathy Mekelburg

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23
Jun

Calais

Sharon Frost

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Father’s Day always falls on the third Sunday in June. The first one was celebrated in 1910 in Spokane, Washington.

Mon
23
Jun

Meddybemps

Linda Baniszeski

Belated happy birthday wishes to Ken Bogden who celebrated his on June 3 with his wife Sue.  She was mentioned in last weeks news item, but Ken was not mentioned.  It sounds like they had a great time celebrating their same day birthdays together!

Mon
23
Jun

Cooper

Arline Flood

454-3347

I have to start off this week’s news with the wonderful news that Sandy Lyon received a very good report on her condition from the medical appointment in Boston. She certainly appreciates all the good wishes and support that was given to her throughout tis ordeal over the last few months.

Mon
23
Jun

Baileyville

Dorothy Johnson

The weather was beautiful for the Woodland and Calais graduations on Saturday and Sunday.  The Dragons had good weather for their Project Graduation trip to Boston and they arrived back in Woodland on Monday ready to sleep for a bit. Thirty seniors were pictured in the 2014 yearbook.  

Mon
23
Jun

The Dragon’s Den

Camille Howard

Welcome back to the Dragon’s Den! This was a pretty important week at WHS- the annual commencement ceremony took place, along with the class night ceremony! So let’s get the ball rolling with this week’s Dragon’s Den. 

Mon
23
Jun

Alexander/Crawford

Cassie Oakes

Cassie Oakes Gold Medal Winner for Wheelchair Racing at the Summer Special Olympics in Orono 6/7/2014.

Tons of news has been pouring in and I love it!  Thanks to everyone who has given news items to my article so far and a kind and encouraging word!

Mon
23
Jun

Indian Township

Donna Meader-York

Proud 8th grade graduates from left to right: Zack Lola, Serge Newell, Audrey Nicholas, Cailynn Plaisted, Nipon Sabattus, Lila Acheson, Arthur Nicholas, and Eyan Francis. (Photo by Donna Meader-York).

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23
Jun

Local Middle Level Students Receive Prestigious Awards

Desiree Leeman and Jenah Leeman students at Woodland Jr./Sr. High School in Baileyville, Maine were recently honored Middle Level Scholar Leaders at a Banquet on May 15, 2014 at the Augusta Civic center.

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23
Jun

Calais High School

Quinn Sluzenski

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23
Jun

A Story and a Recipe

By Dorothy Johnson

 

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23
Jun

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.

Mon
23
Jun

Katy Tickle Awarded Scholarship

Over the past 64 years the University of Maine Pulp and Paper Foundation has provided scholarships to more than 3,500 students. They currently support 87 students with full and partial tuition scholarships to study engineering at the University of Maine.

Mon
23
Jun

Music on the Green Begins June 17

Music on the Green” kicks off the season with “Even Keel”, a musical group hailing from Bangor, on Tuesday, June 17 at 6:30 p.m., at Triangle Park in Calais, the same day as the Farmers Market.

Fri
06
Jun

Diabetes Program a Success in Calais

 Calais, Maine — Twelve people from Calais, Baileyville and Princeton participated in the first four-week Dining with Diabetes Down East series, sponsored by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Participants learned how to select healthful foods, plan satisfying meals and prepare easy recipes that everyone can enjoy.

Fri
06
Jun

Artists’ Reception Held at Calais Free Library

By Lura Jackson

The three featured artists for the month of May in the gallery of the Calais Free Library came in for a reception on Saturday. Left to right: Ryan Cross, Patrick Cormier, and Crystal McCaslin. (Photo by Lura Jackson).

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06
Jun

Rivers Day Events on the St. Croix

Since 2002, the second Sunday in June has been recognized in Canada as Canadian Rivers’ Day. It is an opportunity for us to recognize the integral role rivers have played in our lives.

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06
Jun

CRH Excellence Award Winner

CRH CEO Michael Lally presented the 2014 Excellence Award to Ericka Marshall, RN. (Submitted photo).

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06
Jun

As i See It

By Linda Baniszeski

 National, regional and local news stories are often dominated by individuals’ and communities’ demands upon government to “do something.”  Sadly, it is a forgotten fact that the government has not one cent to spend that they haven’t taken from someone else.  

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