February 2015

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Fri
06
Feb

Local Firefighter Graduates from Maine Fire Services Institute

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

At an graduation ceremony on Saturday, January 17, the Downeast Fire/EMS was proudly represented by Lieutenant William Lee.

Fri
06
Feb

MICHAEL MILBURN

May 13, 1951 - January 28, 2013

 

It’s been 2 years since we’ve seen your face

24 months since we’ve felt our warm embrace

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06
Feb

WAYNE M. PIKE

 Orrington and Calais – Wayne Michael Pike, 72, formally of Calais and since 2012 Orrington, passed away at Westgate Center for Alzheimer’s Care in Bangor on Sunday, January 25, 2015 with his family by his side.  Wayne was born in Calais on May 1

Fri
06
Feb

GARY T. SCOTT

Baileyville – Gary Thomas Scott, 42, passed away unexpectedly January 15, 2015.  Gary was born November 15, 1972 to Glenn and Anita (Lazure) Scott in Putnum, CT.  He grew up and attended school in Baileyville where he played basketball for Woodland High.  Gary loved the outdoors, going to cookouts during the summer and

Fri
06
Feb

WC Community Café and Meals on Wheels

Mon, February 2nd: Herb crusted chicken, sweet mashed potato, broccoli, wheat roll, dessert.

Tues, February 3rd: Chop suey, sliced zucchini, wheat roll, dessert.

Wed, February 4th: Beef stew, cauliflower, wheat roll, dessert.

Fri
06
Feb

Cooper

Arline Flood

454-3347

 

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06
Feb

Eastport Strings: Simple Songs, Dances and Fiddle Tunes

11-1pm, January 31th, 

February 28, March 21, 

April 11.

 

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06
Feb

Nominations Sought- Norman W. Duzen Community Service Award

The Washington County Extension Association (WCEA) seeks nominations for the 2015 Norman W. Duzen Volunteer Award, which honors a Washington County resident whose volunteerism has enhanced the lives of community members.

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06
Feb

Calais American Legion

Michael McLean

454-3435

 

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06
Feb

Calais

Sharon Frost

454-3339

 

National Handwriting Day is on January 31. 

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06
Feb

Princeton Elementary School 2nd Quarter Honor Roll

GRADE THREE 

(Mr. Hikel)

HIGH HONORS                                                                 

Kyrsten Stegman

HONORS

Kristen Curtis

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06
Feb

Alexander/Crawford

Cassie Oakes

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06
Feb

Grand Lake Stream

Dave McCullough

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06
Feb

Princeton

Elizabeth Mitchell

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06
Feb

Out and About

By Dorothy Johnson

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06
Feb

Troop J Report

This week Troop J responded to 132 calls for service. The following are noteworthy complaints:

1-19-15

Trooper Chris Smith summonsed Erik Warford, 31, of Hancock for operating after suspension.

Fri
06
Feb

Valentine’s Day Dinner at the CCLC

On Saturday, February 14, the Cobscook Community Learning Center will hold a Valentine’s Day Dinner.

Fri
06
Feb

TERRENCE (TERRY) PATRICK DRISCOLL

Terrence(Terry)  Patrick Driscoll, 78 of Calais and Windham died Saturday, January 24, 2015 at home win Windham Maine surrounded by all his loving family.  He was born in St. Stephen, NB, Canada on January 7, 1937 to Francis and Charlene Driscoll.  He lived most of his life in Calais.

Fri
06
Feb

A Story and a Recipe

By Dorothy Johnson

 

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06
Feb

ELIZABETH M. TYLER

Calais – Elizabeth M.

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06
Feb

As I See It

It was a teachable moment, a moment when all young athletes could have learned an important  lesson, but adults in the community failed to show the intestinal fortitude to just say, “No, you will not be allowed to use vulgar language while you are representing our school. No, you will not lose your temper and flip off a teammate from the court while that player sits on the bench.

Fri
06
Feb

12th Annual Down East Spring Birding Festival May 22-25, 2015

The organizing committee for the Down East Spring Birding Festival is hard at work on the 12th annual event to be held over Memorial Day weekend, May 22- 25, 2014. The festival, which features guided bird walks, boat rides, and presentations for advanced, intermediate, and beginning birders has been rated one of the best in the country by the US Fish and Wildlife Service. 

Fri
06
Feb

Journey “Into the Woods”

By Kaileigh Deacon

Fri
06
Feb

CCLC and Lubec Memorial Library Offers “Let’s Talk About It” Book Group

The Cobscook Community Learning Center and the Lubec Memorial Library have been selected by the Maine Humanities Council to offer “Let’s Talk About It”, a free reading and discussion group with copies of books available through the library. 

Fri
06
Feb

Statewide Student Duck Stamp Design Contest Draws Near

The twenty first annual state-wide competition for the Federal Junior Duck Stamp Design Contest is underway. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service invites students in grades K-12 to create designs featuring ducks, geese, or swans in their natural habitats.

Fri
06
Feb

Nearly Two-Thirds Of Moose Hunters Successful In 2014

Despite brief warm spells during both the September and October moose seasons, 65% of all moose hunters harvested a moose last season. 

Fri
06
Feb

Forty Years of Preventive Healthcare in Franklin County has Paid Off

 The cheapest health treatment of all is the one that never occurs.

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06
Feb

As I See It

Many seniors in our area have struggled financially; the value of a dollar has slowly eroded over time and items such as utilities, groceries, fuel, medical expenses, property taxes have pinched many budgets. Once a decision to retire has been made, it becomes even more important to have a backup financial plan in the event that expenses become cumbersome.

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06
Feb

Economic Development Cooperative Moving Forward

By Jayna Smith

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06
Feb

Council Considers Police Officer Position

By Kaileigh Deacon

The Calais City Council met on Thursday at 6pm in Council Chambers. The meeting was called to order and the consent agenda approved before moving onto old business.

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