November 2014

Meddybemps Fire

Fire and rescue crews from Meddybemps, Charlotte, Alexander, Cooper and Down East EMS responded to a fully involved structure fire at Lite Lane in Meddybemps Tuesday morning.  Meddybemps Fire Chief Ike Winchester believes the fire started in the area of the kitchen's gas stove.  Although a complete loss, the sole occupant of the trailer--Jean Campbell--was unharmed.


Arline Flood


I am using a different typewriter today thanks to Marion Hunnewell. It’s a Casiowriter CW 11 and it’s really sleek. Now if I can figure out all the keys I’m all set. Much thanks to such a good friend.


Linda Baniszeski

Blessings to all from Meddybemps.  Happy birthday wishes to Sally Ketchen on December 1.  She is wished all the joys and comfort that she so generously bestows on many others.  

Roll-Over Accident

At approximately 4:20 Monday afternoon, an SUV driven by Stephen McGouldrick was travelling on Route 6 in Kossuth.  Also in the vehicle were two adult female passengers and a 3 month old female infant.  McGouldrick lost control on the icy road and rolled the vehicle down the embankment coming to rest upside down in 2.5 feet of water.  The adults sustained minor injuries.  The infant


Give Thanks

By Linwood Trott

Thanksgiving is a time to take stock in what we have and express gratitude. It is easy thing to do if you live for the benefit of others. It is more fulfilling to give than to receive.


12/28/1984 - 11/6/2010

The moment you died, my heart tore in two

One side filled with heartache, the other died with you.

I  often lie awake at night when the world is fast asleep,

And take a walk down memory lane, with tears upon my cheeks.


Calais – Gary Philip Pollock, 61, was surrounded by his family when he passed away at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor on October 31, 2014, after a very brief illness. Gary was born in Calais on October 16, 1953, son of the late Clifton and Olive (Foster) Pollock.

Community Calendar

UNTIL NOVEMBER 23: Thanksgiving Pie Sale – order from Polly at 796-2230; Gilda at 454-7682; or Denise at 427-3801 – pick up on Nov. 26.

THROUGH NOVEMBER 20: Pre-Thanksgiving Pie Sale by Orion Chapter #45 order of Eastern Star Club. Apple, lemon or pumpkin. Order by 11/20. Can be picked up at 30 Baring St., 2-4PM on 11/26. Call Irene at 454-3027 or Nina at 454-2295 with your order.