September 2014

Cathance Lake Association Annual Meeting and BBQ

The Cathance Lake Association (CLA), based in Cathance Township and Cooper, held its annual meeting and bbq at the Cooper Community Center with a good proportion of its 120 members present. The program was moderated by co-chair Peggy Wallce.

Members each spoke about what Cathance Lake means to them and reminisced about good times there.

In The Garden

By Amy Jeanroy


Our already short growing season is being hampered by crazy cool days this year. If you have some veggies that seem to be behind schedule, take heart. There is no need to adhere to Mother Nature's abbreviated season.  You can bring some of your plants to extend their growth and even end up with more produce. 

District Court

Diahne Kayla Altvater of Perry, ME. Criminal Mischief Dismissed. Criminal trespass. Dismissed.

James G. Bailey of Grand Lake Stream Plt, ME Theft by unauthorized taking or transfer. Dismissed.

Calais Regional Hospital Encourages You to “Man Up” and Get Screened

One in every six men will get prostate cancer, and it is one of the leading causes of cancer death among men.  That is why Calais Regional Hospital is encouraging men in our community to “Man Up” and get screened.    CRMS physician, Dr. Jose Vergara, will be conducting FREE prostate cancer screenings on Tuesday, September 16 from 2 to 6 p.m.


William A. Felske, Jr., age 91, of Norton, formerly of Foxboro and Mansfield, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, at the Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro. He was the beloved husband of Christine (Johanson) Felske to whom he was wed on July 27, 1946.

Book Sale Wednesdays to Continue at Lincoln Memorial Library in Dennysville

The book sale days have been so enjoyable, especially in tandem with the Farmers' Market in the parking lot, that it's been decided to continue them, at least through September.  There are also a few plants for sale, especially some extra hardy and early forsythia starts.

Presentation at Dennys River Historical Society

There will be a presentation by the Dennys River Historical Society concerning John James Audubon: The Man and His Art on Tuesday, September 2 at 7 p.m.  The speaker will be Melinda Jaques, DRHS curator, who now lives in the old "Lincoln House" where Audubon stayed while enroute during an expedition to Labrador, searching for new birds and other natural things.