September 2014


Colby Maddix, 69, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, August 14, 2014 at his sister’s home in Calais. Colby was born in Princeton on May 14, 1945, son of Arthur Maddix and Genevieve Clark. Colby spent many years working construction and odd jobs in the area.

Public Safety Committee Reviews Fireworks Ordinance

By Kaileigh Deacon

The Public Safety Committee met at 5 in Calais to discuss the Fireworks Ordinance that was sent back to committee by the Council. 

After there was a public hearing on the Fireworks Ordinance the Council decided that the Ordinance needed some more consideration before it was put to a vote. 

$700,000 in Grant Funding for Improvements at Medical Centers in Maine

U.S. Senator Angus King (I-Maine) announced that three medical centers in Maine will receive a total of $734,757 through the Affordable Care Act Patient Centered Medical Home – Facility Improvement (P-FI) Grant Program. The Katahdin Valley Health Center in Patten and Eastport Health Care, Inc. in Eastport will each receive $250,000.

Community Calendar

SEPTEMBER 6: Breakfast at the Parish Hall in Dennysville from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Pancakes, eggs, bacon etc.

SEPTEMBER 6: Public Spaghetti Dinner - Charlotte Fire and Rescue Station (1100 Ayers Junction Road - Rte. 214) - 5:30 - 7 p.m. - includes various raffles.

SEPTEMBER 7: Riverside Rebekah’s Breakfast at IOOF Hall from 7:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

CRH Births

On August 2, 2014 to Vanessa H arnois and James Waycott of Indian Township, a girl, Amara Gloria Waycott.

On August 11, 2014 to Nipon Libby and Robert Allen Jr. of Indian Township, a girl, Sophia Maxine Allen.

On August 17, 2014 to Gina Bailey of Calais, a girl Anastasia Marie Bailey-Russell.

Old Angelholm Sign

Jo’s Diner owner Tim Crowe is renovating his restaurant in downtown Calais. After removing the sign while replacing the old roof and windows, workers found the Angelholm sign from the past. This restaurant was named for a town in Sweden by owner Ollie Ollson in the early 1950’s. (Photo submitted by Tim Crowe).


Sharon Frost


Grandparents’ Day on September 7.

Visiting me on Wednesday were my niece from St. Stephen area and my aunt from Beaver Harbor. We talked about our younger years, grandchildren and enjoyed a lunch at McDonalds.


Elizabeth Mitchell

On Monday evening, August 25, many members of the reading group,’ Let’s Talk About It’, gathered at the Bellmard Inn on Main Street to socialize and have dinner together. Sandra and Doug prepared most of the food using recipes from the ‘Gilded Age’ era which had been the topic of the summer book discussions.