February 2015

Spaghetti Supper


Over 300 community members came to enjoy the by-donation spaghetti supper at the Second Baptist Church on January 22nd. The supper was put on by Bill and Arlene Gibson. The donations collected totaled more than $750, all of which will be put towards the restoration of the church bell. (Photo by Lura Jackson).

CRH Awarded Coveted Top Rural Hospital Distinction for 3rd Consecutive Year

Calais Regional Hospital CEO Michael Lally, Board Chair Everett Libby, and Board Member Marianne Moore served lunch to hospital staff last Monday.  The complimentary luncheon was to give thanks to and honor the staff in recognition of the hospital’s third consecutive Leapfrog Award.


Sharon Frost


February is Dental Health Month, Black History Month, American Heart Month and National Potato Lovers’ Month.

February Flower: Violet. Birthstone: Amethyst. 

Troop J Report


This week Troop J responded to 106 calls for service. The following are noteworthy complaints:


Trooper Recruit Caleb McGary and Trooper Greg Roy arrested Hans Cote, 22, in Franklin on two warrants for Failure to Pay Fines.


Ruth A. Scott, 94, of Manheim and formerly of Woodland, Maine passed away peacefully at home on January 26, 2015.  Ruth was born on May 25, 1920 in Bangor, Maine; she was the daughter of the late Lewis and Alda Moody Moore.


The family of Charles Arthur Dionne, of Belmont, CA, is saddened to announce his sudden passing on January 17, 2015, at the age of 56, at the Sequoia Hospital, Redwood City, CA. Charlie was the beloved husband of I Chen, and the cherished son of Adolphus and Barbara Dionne, St. Stephen, NB. 

High School Boys Basketball

The Blue Devils exploded for 27-points in the second frame at Sumner this past Tuesday and played with the lead to a 69-60 victory. Kyle Johnson continued to pace the powerful Calais offense with 22-points, Travon Rhodes hit 12 and Nathan Newell and Andre Paul netted 11-each.