February 2016

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Wed
17
Feb

East Grand Brainstorms Outdoor Classroom

This week, East Grand School began the process of developing a woodlot adjacent to the school into an outdoor classroom.  Principal Dawn Matthews spent a Friday afternoon trekking through the snow to

Wed
17
Feb

Grand Lake Stream

Dave McCullough

Congratulations to all the students from the town of Grand Lake Stream who attend Princeton Elementary School as they were on the Honor Roll this term. Lots of proud students and parents!!

Wed
17
Feb

Woodland Elementary School Second Quarter Honor Roll

Grade 4: High Honors - Hudson DePriest, Chloe Hoyt, Ben Morrison, Zachary Perkins, Brooke Smith, Jaiden Wormell.  Honors - Brogan Brown, Cole Chickering, Victoria Siering.

 

Wed
17
Feb

UMA Announces Fall 2015 Full-Time Dean's List

 Provost Joseph Szakas today announced the University of Maine at Augusta’s 2015 Fall Semester Dean’s List. 

Wed
17
Feb

Calais Regional Births

January 4, 2016 - New Year’s Baby! To Desiree MacDonald and Luis Mauser of Calais, a girl, Sparrow Evelyn Mauser.

January 9, 2016 - To Rebecca and Jonathan McCaffrey of St. Stephen, a boy, Shawn Jacob McCaffrey.

Wed
17
Feb

Out and About

By Dorothy Johnson

Wed
17
Feb

Husson University President's List

Husson University is pleased to announce their Fall 2015 President's List. 

Weston Ranalli of Big Lake Twp, ME is a junior who is currently enrolled in Husson's BS in Accounting/Master of Business Administration (MBA) program.

Wed
17
Feb

Calais American Legion

Michael McLean

454-3435

Wed
17
Feb

Down East Hospice Volunteers Attend Annual Recognition Brunch

On January 30, Down East Hospice Volunteers were recognized and thanked with a brunch at the Bluebird Restaurant in Machias.  Around 35 volunteers from all parts of Washington County attended along with Board members, staff and friends of DEHV.

Wed
17
Feb

Senator David Burns Welcomes Russell and Leah Kirshman to the State House

On February 2, 2016 4-H students Russell and Leah Kirshman from Marion Township served as Honorary Pages in the Maine Senate. They were welcomed to the Senate Chamber by Senator David Burns (R-Washington).

Wed
17
Feb

Stronghearts Fundraiser

14th Annual Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Day: Winter Sports & Fun

Date: Saturday, February 13th

Time: 10:00 AM- 3:00 PM  (10:30  AM-- Cross Country Ski Race (weather permitting).

Location: Pottle Tree Farm, 507 South Meadow Rd., Perry

Wed
17
Feb

Alexander School

Cassie Oakes

AES is looking for parent volunteers to help with the concessions.  This is one of only two fundraisers we do for sports, so all parental help is extremely needed.  If you are able to help with this please call the school at 454-2623 to sign up.

Wed
17
Feb

Meddybemps

Linda Baniszeski

Wed
17
Feb

Police Chief Generating Exposure Via Facebook

By Jayna Smith

 

A screenshot from Police Chief Dave Randall's recent Facebook video.  

Wed
17
Feb

Fundraising Underway for Calais Pool

By Lura Jackson

Wed
17
Feb

Friends of the Calais Free Library Two Used Book Outlets

 

Marilyn Sotirelis, Friends of the Calais Free Library’s treasurer, and other Friends members, help keep the books stocked and tidy in the book sale room (often used as an Art Gallery) in the lower level of the library building.

Wed
17
Feb

A Look at Ranked Choice Voting and The Power of Your Vote

By Amy Jeanroy

When someone is elected by less than the majority vote, are they really the winner? 

Wed
17
Feb

Bike Maine Rides The Bold Coast

By Bill Kitchen

Wed
17
Feb

Eastport Crash Sends One to Hospital

By Jayna Smith

On Saturday, January 30th, a single-motor vehicle crash in Eastport sent one man to the hospital.

Wed
17
Feb

Eastport Gallery Members’ Work on View at Arts Center

New work by members of the Eastport Gallery, an Eastport Arts Center (EAC) constituent located at 74 Water Street, has been hung at the Washington Street Gallery on the EAC's first floor.  Participating artists are Keith Andreucci, Alice Chen, Judith Clendenning,

Wed
17
Feb

Alexander/Crawford History

By John Dudley & Cassie Oakes

Did you know that the next man to live in the house that Nathaniel Bailey built had his tragic death recorded in a local paper?

Wed
17
Feb

Alexander/Crawford

Cassie Oakes

Wed
17
Feb

Baring

Sally Doten 454-2625

I guess not having any news in town is a good thing. No one complained that they didn’t make the headlines nor did they say anything about the little history lesson.

Wed
17
Feb

Cooper

Wed
17
Feb

Princeton

Elizabeth Mitchell

In the last week or more, several pictures were posted with fire trucks and equipment being relocated to the new fire station. Many folks have expressed their appreciation for all the work that has gone into the new building and how nice it looks.

Fri
12
Feb

Calais PD Aids in MDEA Heroin Bust

by Jayna Smith
 

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