July 2014

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Wed
16
Jul

JEFFREY P. GAGNER

Baileyville – Jeffrey Philip Gagner, 66, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at his home in Baileyville.  Jeff was born in Princeton on June 24, 1948, son of Ernest and Lois (Shirley) Gagner.  He graduated from Woodland High School in Baileyville and attended the Music Conservatory in Bangor.  Jeff started his career in the paper mill with St.

Wed
16
Jul

GAIL A. CAMPBELL

Tucson, Arizona and Calais, Maine - Gail A. Campbell (NÉE Spurling of Eastport, Maine) was born to eternal life on June 27, 2014, at the age of 73. Gail graduated from Calais Memorial High School in 1958. Beloved wife and high school sweetheart of Joseph R Campbell for 34 wonderful years. Dearest mother of Dana Parks, Corina Beach, and Nicole Beach.

Wed
16
Jul

A Story and a Recipe

By Dorothy Johnson

 

I received many comments about my sardine salad recipe last week.  I did not realize that so many did not like sardines…the sight, taste or smell of them.  I thought that since I was writing a sardine story, that a sardine recipe should follow.  Apparently, I was wrong.

Wed
16
Jul

Calais American Legion

Michael McLean

454-3435

I’ve been approached by some of our legion, SAL & Auxiliary members on the possibility of starting a Legion Riders Chapter here in Calais. 

Wed
16
Jul

Baileyville

Dorothy Johnson

Wed
16
Jul

Community Calendar

JULY 9: Public Baked Bean Supper - Charlotte Fire and Rescue Dept. - 1100 Ayers Junction Rd., Charlotte, ME (Rte. 214) - 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

JULY 9: Mary Potterton Memorial Concert at Lubec Congregational Church at 7:30 p.m. Featuring The Halycon Duo. Hosted by Lyon’s Market.

Wed
16
Jul

Honor Wilkinson Graduates From Harvard

Cambridge, MA—On May 29. 2014, Harvard University held its 363rd Commencement, conferring undergraduate, graduate, and honorary degrees.  Graduating in the Class of 2014 was Honor Wilkinson of Calais, Maine.

Wed
16
Jul

Presentation on Maine Women and the Civil War

By Lura Jackson

Wed
16
Jul

What;s Up Downtown?

Downtown Calais has been jumping this summer. Not only is the weekly Music on the Green series up and running, so is the Tuesday morning Farmers’ Market where you can get fresh veggies and locally made crafts.

Wed
16
Jul

“Music on the Green” Concert is Tuesday in Calais

Next  “Music on the Green” concert is Tuesday, July 15 at 6:30 p.m., at Triangle Park in Calais.

On July 15, “Mike Levine Trio” will be performing Blues and Latin. It is being sponsored by International Buy and Sell Currency Exchange. The Cowgirl Up Petting Farm will be back with their animals, too.

Wed
16
Jul

Calais Police

I have met with the US Customs and Border Protection Port Director Richard Rowley who has advised that he and his people want to help us during this trying time. He advised that CBP would be willing to take over all finger printing that needs to be done in Calais.

Wed
16
Jul

13th Annual WCCC Golf Tournament

Calais- A 2014 Chevrolet Impala, a golf vacation and a $500 shopping spree are just a few of the prizes this year at the 13th annual Washington County Community College Golf Tournament. 

Wed
16
Jul

Chief Organizes Hurricane Cleanup

By Kaileigh Deacon

Some of the volunteers who cam out to help with the cleanup after Hurricane Arthur. Michael Emery, Sherrie Emery, Kyle Bailey, Jeff Guire, Jamie Bohanon, and Chief Bob Fitzsimmons. (Photo by Kaileigh Deacon).

Wed
16
Jul

In the Garden: Time to Mulch

Amy Jeanroy

Wed
16
Jul

Surfs Up - Hop on Board for a Good Cause

On August 9, 2014 music lovers will experience a concert like no other, in a place like no other, Eastport, Maine. Rossport Farms will be hosting Guitars by the Sea, a 12 hour music festival featuring a dozen bands plus legendary surf guitarist Dick Dale.

Wed
16
Jul

Grand Lake Stream

Dave McCullough

Wed
16
Jul

Library news

The Calais Free Library invites children of all abilities to join this year's summer reading program, Fizz! Boom! Read!  The program will explore a variety of science-related topics through reading and related activities.  The program is free and the activities will happen as follows:

Wed
16
Jul

Alexander/Crawford

Cassie Oakes

Mon
28
Jul

New Brunswick-Maine Formalize Partnership

Amy Jeanroy

 

Gov. Paul LePage and Premier David Alward signed a cooperation statement to formalize the New Brunswick-Maine partnership on Monday. The agreement establishes a Maine-New Brunswick management committee working to identify new opportunities for collaboration between the province and the state. 

Mon
28
Jul

A Different Kind of Salon

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

On the corner of Main Street and Monroe Street is Mercier’s Hair Salon. Only open for a few months the Salon is a fresh new face in the Calais Downtown. 

Mon
28
Jul

District Court

Daniel J. Allison of Charlotte, ME. Theft by unauthorized taking or transfer. Fine $150.

Brandon A. Ampungan of Eastport, ME. Criminal tress. Dismissed. Criminal Mischief. Dismissed.

Mon
28
Jul

Community Calendar

JULY 23: Mary Potterton Memorial Concert at 7:30 p.m. at Lubec Congregational Church. Free. Featuring Charles Jones, piano, George Lelievre Memorial Concert. Hosted by Inn at the Wharf.

Mon
28
Jul

Coach Ed Leeman Retires

The Calais Blue Devils boys basketball program has been fortunate for 10-years having one of the states premier coaches in Ed Leeman. Starting as coach in 2004, Ed led his squads to State Championships in 2006, 2007, and 2009, and a State runner-up in 2008. Over the decade of coaching Ed’s teams amassed an incredible 176-wins versus only 28-loses.

Mon
28
Jul

Calais Junior Baseball

Concludes Successful Season at Husson College

Calais Lady Blue Devil Sydney Farrar drives towards the lane while looking for open teammates. (Photo by John Rogers).

Mon
28
Jul

NBHA State Finals

Hosted at Pembroke Fairgrounds

Kellie Tilton from Roque Bluffs was the 2014 State of Maine N.B.H.A. state runner-up completing the barrel course in 15.763-seconds on Jet’s Classy Cowgirl. (Photo by John Rogers).

Mon
28
Jul

JOSEPH DAVID DRISCOLL

Dateline – Biddeford

Mon
28
Jul

Grand Lake Stream

Dave McCullough

The 19th Grand Lake Stream Folk Arts Festival is this weekend! Come and enjoy a wonderful event with a rich history of great food, creative crafts, educational exhibits, wonderful crafts and of course talented musicians. Hope to see you all there. 

Mon
28
Jul

25th Annual Maine Open Farm Day

Visit select Maine Farms this Sunday, July 27. All across the State of Maine, close to 90 family farms will open their doors to the public from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Held each year, Open Farm Day is an opportunity for consumers to learn about Maine and Maine food producers and for farms to show the public their products.    

Mon
28
Jul

A Story and a Recipe

By Dorothy Johnson

 

The strawberries are done and farm life goes forward.  The hot days of July and August are often haymaking days so the focus of the farm workers turns to the haying process. This process also depends on all of the stars and the moon lining up in just the right way so the long chore may move to completion.

Mon
28
Jul

Hot Air Balloon Rises Over Lubec

By Ralph Ackley, Jr.

Sunkiss Ballooning lands a red, orange and yellow checkered balloon on the soccer field in Lubec last weekend for tethered rides over the school. (Photo submitted by Ralph Ackley).

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