July 2014


Sharon Frost


July 26th - new moon

July 27th - Honor Veterans, Fly the Flag. National Korean War, Vietnam, Armistice Day.

The Downeast Boys performed at Second Baptist Church last Thursday to a full house. A lovely lunch was served.


Linda Baniszeski

This week’s birthday wishes go to:  Dawn Winchester and Mindy Smith Brown who celebrate theirs on July 24, Arnold Corning - 26; Kathy Bell - 27; Dick Bell - 28, and Florence “Boots” Johnson on the 30th.  

WCCC Golf Tournament

(Photo submitted by Diana Graettinger).

CALAIS _ More than 120 golfers swung their clubs for education Saturday during the 13th annual Washington County Community College Direct-to-Student Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament held at the St. Croix County Club. 

Jon Speed Receives Paul Harris Fellow Recognition

On Friday, June 20th Calais Rotarian Pam Bridges presented a Paul Harris Fellow Recognition to deserving recipient Jon Speed. Jon is the Director of Greenland Point Center located in Princeton, ME on Long Lake. Greenland Point Center is open year-round and provides opportunities for environmental and outdoor education.

Community Calendar

JUNE 25: Mary Potterton Memorial Concert at Lubec Congregational Church at 7:30 p.m. Featuring Bruce Potterton on piano.

JUNE 25: Wednesday Morning knitters at 10:30 a.m. at the Calais Free Library.

JUNE 26: The Last Great Walk - Book Discussion with Wayne Curtis at GLS Historical Society on Milford Road, GLS at 7:00 p.m.

Summer Gardening

By Amy Jeanroy

With the heat of summer approaching, now is the time to plan for long, hot days and adding more fertilizer to support the herbs for the last part of the growing season. If you make a simple manure tea or use a fish emulsion, you can increase your herb production right when the plants seem to need the extra boost.

Michaud, Members of Veterans’ Affairs Committee Send American Flag to Bagram AB in Afghanistan

U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud joined Chairman Jeff Miller and other members of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee on the U.S. Capitol steps yesterday to send an American flag to Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan. Bagram is the largest U.S. military base in Afghanistan. The flag will hang outside of the base’s ER/Trauma area.

“Music on the Green” Series Is Every Tuesday Through August

Next  “Music on the Green” is Tuesday, July 1 at 6:30 p.m., at Triangle Park in Calais.

“What the Funk” is featured and will be bringing along some special guests. They will be playing a Fierce Funkitude interwoven with chillaxed grooves by soulful spirits and is being sponsored by Calais Motor Inn.