October 2014

Girls Soccer

The Shead Lady Tigerettes collected a 7-0 decision over the visiting Highview Christian Academy on Friday. Veterans Mariah Kirshman and Leisha Mitchell each earned a “hat trick” in the shutout victory. Brooke Robinson also earned a goal for the Tigerettes.


Arline Flood


This has been a busy week for us as we went to the State Grange in Skowhegan for several days, returning on Saturday after a very nice visit with Rolfe and Janice Flood at their new apartment in Bangor.


Elizabeth Mitchell

Princeton Rod and Gun Club will be sponsoring a benefit potluck supper on Saturday, October 25th at 5:30pm for Grover Brown.


Linda Baniszeski

It is a blustery fall day as I write this on Monday.  We have been quite fortunate to have warm temperatures this far into October.  Leaves are quickly falling from the trees, telling us winter is not too far away.  It’s lovely while the colors last.


Sharon Frost


October 24: United Nations Day.

October 25: Islamic New Year.

October 27: Navy Day - Fly the Flag.

Boo! Halloween is on its way!

Beckett Center News

Monday, Sept. 29, the people who take part in the Equestrian program brought in their ribbons they had won in competitions over the weekend at the Equestrian Special Olympics in Skowhegan. They all did a great job!


Cassie Oakes

This week let’s start with some news from AES.

Forms went home on Friday for students to have their flu shot at school on Friday, October 24th.  For more information, you can contact the school.

The 7th and 8th grade students are selling Fresh Organic Garlic 6 oz. for $3.00.

Local HS Standings


Class B States

#2 Machias10-2

#3 WA8-4

#4 Woodland8-3

#6 Calais3-9

#7 Narraguagus3-9

#10 Jonesport-Beals1-11


Boys Soccer

Class C Eastern Maine

#1 WA8-2-2

#7 Narraguagus7-4-0

#11 Calais4-7-0


Community Calendar

Fall is here, and it is a great time to begin new hobby. Do you have an interest in learning to play bagpipes or pipe band drumming? Youth or adults in Charlotte or Washington County, who are interested, may call Dana at Charlotte Dial A Ride 466-4414 or 466-5855 for more information. We also need additional volunteers to help teach. Who knows?

Ghost Run at WCCC

It has been named the “Ghost Run,” but the half marathon and relay that will be held at Washington County Community is not a Halloween joke.

The race will be Sunday, Oct. 26. Registration begins at 7:45 a.m.; the race starts at 9am.

3rd Annual Trunk or Treat

Young and old alike, in costume or not, are invited to the third annual Trunk or Treat Halloween festivities sponsored by the Washington County Community College. 

The fun is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 24 and will be held in the WCCC parking lot from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The event is co-sponsored by the Calais High School JMG .

Passamaquoddy Youth Leader George Soctomah Neptune Attends 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates: Global Youth Indaba

 George Soctomah Neptune, a Passamaquoddy citizen from Motahkmikuk (Indian Township), travelled to Cape Town, South Africa as part of a youth delegation from the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), who accepted the Nobel Peace Prize in 1947, to attend the Global Youth Indaba: Leading by Example, a special conference crea