August 2014

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Sat
23
Aug

Tim Horton Set to Open in Mid-October

By Jayna Smith

Construction of the 283 North Street Tim Hortons has been moving forward to meet its mid-October opening date. (Photo by Jayna Smith).

Sat
23
Aug

Raising Awareness for ALS Gets Cold

By Kaileigh Deacon

The Strike Out ALS Bucket challenge was designed to raise awareness and money for ALS or Lou Gehrig's Disease. To date the challenge has raised over $15.6 million for the ALS Association.

Sat
23
Aug

WES Offers its Unique After School Program

By Jayna Smith

Woodland Elementary School will again offer its unique after school enrichment program to students in grades Pre-K to 5.  This safe and supervised program, now entering its third year, has proven to be successful, according to school Principal Jane Smith. 

Sat
23
Aug

Community Calendar

AUGUST 21: Calais United Methodist Church Supper at 5:00 p.m. Baked beans, casseroles, pies, tea & coffee. 849 Main Street, Calais.

AUGUST 21: Let’s Go To The Hop with DJ Dave at the St. Croix Country Club from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. $5 a person.

Sat
23
Aug

Forty-Ninth Sipayik Indian Days Celebration

Josh Dominie Wins Playoff against Drake Morrow

Sat
23
Aug

Downeast Border Riders Game Show

Elexis DuBose rides Freedom to a first place finish in the single poles. (Photo by John Rogers).

A beautiful day of horse events were provided by Downeast Border Riders. Riders and horses from the area competed in three age groups in four different events. The results from the day long competition at Pembroke Fairgrounds follow below:

Sat
23
Aug

ACES Set Up Camp in Saint Andrews

W.C. O’Neill Arena to host County ACES first-ever training camp

SAINT ANDREWS – The County ACES will hold their first-ever training camp at the W.C. O’Neill Arena Complex in Saint Andrews from Thursday, Aug. 28 through Sunday, Aug. 31.

Sat
23
Aug

Applefest Returns to Klondike Mountain!

 Take a bite out of fall at Downeast Coastal Conservancy’s Klondike Mountain Applefest!  Mark your calendar for Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 11am-2pm.  This all ages event will focus on the amazing apple.    

Wed
06
Aug

WCCC and St. Croix Tissue Partner

Washington County Community College and St. Croix Tissue, Inc. have announced a partnership that will lead to high-paying paper making jobs for workers in Downeast Maine.  

Wed
06
Aug

Moosehorn NWR Closes Roads

Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge has closed Goodall Heath, Vose Pond and Ice House Roadsin Baring Maine for roadside maintenance. Trees are currently overhanging the road from this past winter’s ice storm and must be removed before the fall Auto Tour Route can be opened to the public.

Wed
06
Aug

PBS’s The Roosevelts: An Intimate History to Preview in Eastport

PBS’s 2014 fall season will lead off with the seven-part, fourteen hour documentary that follows the Roosevelt family for more than a century.

Wed
06
Aug

Collins Campaign Announces Washington County Chairs

The Collins for Senator campaign today announced it has named chairs for Washington County.

Washington County Chairs

Chris & Amanda Gardner - Edmunds Township

Bob & Jeanne Peacock - Eastport

Kevin & Karen Raye - Perry

Town Chairs

Wed
06
Aug

District Court

Ryan M. Brown of Baileyville, ME. Disorderly conduct, offensive words, gestures. Washington County Jail 48 hours. Stayed 8/2/14.

Shawn M. Cushing of Pembroke, ME. Operating under the influence. Fine $500. License suspended 90 days.

Wed
06
Aug

In the Garden: Organic Garden Spray

By Amy Jeanroy

The Colorado Potato Beetle is trying to take over my garden again this year. I don't even grow potatoes, but apparently they like a diverse diet. 

Wed
06
Aug

SummerKeys' Memorial Concerts

SummerKeys welcomes the return of pianist, Mira Gill to the Lubec stage.  Ms. Gill will perform a solo piano concert on Wednesday August 13 at 7:30 P.M.  Music featured will be works of Scarlatti, Clementi, Mendelssohn, Chopin, Liszt, Lyapunov and Scriabin.  

Hosted by: Love's Kitchen/Twilight Therapeutics (vegan)

Wed
06
Aug

News Of The Hannah Weston Chapter, DAR

Members of the Hannah Weston Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution will gather at 12 noon on Saturday, August 2nd at the Burnham Tavern Museum for their annual “lawn-party-less” lawn party. There will be a brief meeting to be followed by an afternoon of conversation.

Wed
06
Aug

Alewife Restoration Program Begins on International St. Croix River

The Atlantic Salmon  Federation  (ASF)  is tracking fish from the sea to inland spawning sites in the St. Croix River this summer, in the first phase of a new international restoration project.  The findings will help to document the first return of sea-run alewife and closely-related blueback herring to the upper St.

Wed
06
Aug

A Story and a Recipe

By Dorothy Johnson

 

Wed
06
Aug

Calais

Sharon Frost

454-333

It’s National Smile week.

The Money Saver staff did a wonderful job last week listing all the events on both sides of the border.

Prayers for Joanne Spinney, Bunny and Betty O’Brien who have all undergone surgery but things are looking up also Gregg Carter.

Wed
06
Aug

Shape-Note Singing School - “American Hymns 1700 to 1850

On Saturday afternoon, August 9th, the Pembroke Historical Society will present Shape-Note Singing, an American music form originating in Colonial New England that is rapidly gaining a following in Washington County through a series of old-time singing schools led by Kris Paprocki, of Pembroke, a recent Music Education graduate of the University of Maine at

Wed
06
Aug

Alexander/Crawford

Cassie Oakes

Let’s start this week’s column with a family celebration.

Wed
06
Aug

Calais American Legion

Michael McLean

454-3435

Wed
06
Aug

Baileyville

Dorothy Johnson

Wed
06
Aug

Princeton

Elizabeth Mitchell

Save the date and time for Princeton’s Summer Festival on Saturday, August 16 at the West Street Ball field (rain date is August 23). Admission is free. 

Wed
06
Aug

Music on the Green

 “Music on the Green” series continues with two performances next week. On Tuesday, Aug. 12 at 6:30 p.m, Dana and Susan Robinson will be playing American Folk and are being sponsored by The Calais Advertiser. That Friday, on Aug. 15 at 6:30 p.m., there will be a special presentation by Kids in Concert.

Wed
06
Aug

Cooper

Arline Flood

454-3347

Wed
06
Aug

Grand Lake Stream

Dave McCullough

Wed
06
Aug

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
06
Aug

Devotional

Fr. Rob Lupo - Pastor

St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish

Baileyville, Calais, Eastport, Pembroke, Pleasant Point, Peter Dana Point

207-454-0680

Wed
06
Aug

HILDA J. LORD

 Alexander & Crawford – Hilda Jean (Morang) Lord, 81, went home to be with her Lord and Savior peacefully on August 1, 2014 surrounded by her loving family.  She was born in Calais on June 2, 1933, the daughter of the late Gene and Ida (Lakin) Morang. 

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