September 2016

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Thu
08
Sep

Cooper

Thu
08
Sep

Calais

Sharon Frost

454-3339

September 11 is Patriot Day and Grandparent’s Day - call your grandmother or grandfather and tell them how much you love them.

Thursday at the Second Baptist Church Jason Runnels will be in concert at 6:30 p.m. followed by food and fellowship.

Thu
08
Sep

CDRC Sponsors “Create Your Scarecrow” Competition for October

Calais Downtown Revitalization Coalition (CDRC) is sponsoring a “Create Your Scarecrow” competition for entire month of October as part of its annual Scarecrow Fest. Anyone can participate, whether you are an organization, church, school class, individual, or business. Here’s your chance to be super creative and have fun, too. There is no fee. 

Sun
25
Sep

Court News

04/19/2015Robbinston, Karyn Sawick, 1. Aggravated assault. 2. Theft by deception, 1. SNTC Date 07/29/2016, Department of Corrections 9 months, 1 day. 2. SNTC Date 07/29/2016, Department of Corrections 30 days, GLTY.

07/27/2015Harrington, Christopher T. Call, Engaging in activities while suspended, SNTC Date 07/20/2016, Fine $500, GLTY.

Sun
25
Sep

Representative Beth Turner to Visit Cooper

 The Town of Cooper will host a visit from Rep. Beth Turner, our area representative to the Maine Legislature, during office hours on Thursday, September 15th from 4:30 to 6:30 pm.  She will be available to address any concerns of local area residents and to answer their questions

 

Thu
08
Sep

Workshop for Companies Wanting to Expand Business through Government Opportunities

Companies in Washington County looking to expand their business with federal, state and local contracts are urged to attend a free informational session titled ‘Understanding Bids: How to Read and Respond’ in Machias on Wednesday, September 15.

Thu
15
Sep

DECH Births

To Chelsea Brady and Zachary Trowbridge of Pembroke, a boy, Micah David Allen Trowbridge born on September 5, 2016, weighing 7lbs., 10 ounces, 20.5 inches long.

To Zachariah and Tasha Sanford of Baileyville, a boy, Zachariah Job Sanford II born on September 6, 2016, weighing 9lbs., 22 inches long.

Thu
15
Sep

Meddybemps

Linda Baniszeski

Thu
15
Sep

Calais Man Jailed For Crossing St. Croix River on Air Mattress

By Amy Jeanroy

A Calais man was arrested Wednesday, for using an air mattress to float across the St. Croix River into New Brunswick. 

John Bennett, 25, of Calais, Maine, told officers that he was trying to get to his pregnant Canadian girlfriend. 

Thu
22
Sep

Sipp Bay Preserve Star Party

Friday September 23th 

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Sipp Bay Preserve, Burby Road, Perry

Free and open to the public

Thu
22
Sep

Alexander School

Cassie Oakes

The first Alexander Elementary School cross country meet took place on Wednesday the 14th in Woodland.  The AES students did a fantastic job and even had to run in the rain. 

Thu
22
Sep

Indian Township

Donna Meader-York

 

Grade 8 welcomes us back to school (Photo credit: Brenda Lozada).

It’s great to be back to school! In the very short time that we have been back, a lot has already happened. So, read along, and I will try to catch you up.

Thu
22
Sep

Grand Lake Stream

Dave McCullough

Thu
22
Sep

Cooper

Thu
22
Sep

Princeton

Sandra Smith

The Parks and Recreation Committee postponed their by-laws meeting until this week, Monday at 6:00 at the town office. Also, we will be discussing plans for the haunted house during the Treats on Wheels event.

Thu
22
Sep

Calais

Sharon Frost

454-3339

Autumn begins on Thursday, September 22nd.

The golden rod is yellow. The corn is turning brown. 

The trees in apple orchards with fruit are bending down.

Sunday, the 25th is the Gold Star Family Remembrance

Thu
22
Sep

Baring

Sally Doten

454-2625

Another week has gone by, and it’s time to tell you all of the excitement in Baring. Put on your thinking caps and try to recall the following:

Thu
22
Sep

Calais American Legion

Michael McLean

 

214-4410

 

A 50 year Certificate with the Calais American Legion Sherman Brothers Post #3 was presented to Dennis (Red) McIntyre. (L-R) Martha, Dennis & Commander Mike. 

Thu
22
Sep

Alexander/Crawford

Cassie Oakes

It’s been quiet on the home front and not much news to report.  Remember my contact information is at the end of the column. This column is only as interesting as you help me make it.

Thu
22
Sep

Meddybemps

Linda Baniszeski

Thu
22
Sep

Bike Maine Was Well Connected Down East

Wireless Partners, LLC was proud to be a major sponsor of the BikeMaine 2016 ride.

Thu
22
Sep

A Story and a Recipe

By Dorothy Johnson

 

Thu
15
Sep

3rd Annual Art and Crafts Along the Waterfront

By Amy Jeanroy

Thu
15
Sep

Lost Soldiers and Prisoners of War to be Honored

By Lura Jackson

Thu
15
Sep

Grand Lake Stream

Dave McCullough

Thu
15
Sep

Cooper

Thu
15
Sep

October Spay/Neuter Clinic Scheduled at PAWS Brave Hearts

On October 1st, 2nd and 3rd, PAWS Brave Hearts, is teaming up with Help Fix ME, Community Spay Neuter Clinic (CSNC) and AWS/Cleo Fund to host a second feline spay/neuter clinic for income-qualified cat owners in Washington County.  This no cost clinic will include spay/neuter as well as a health exam and rabies vaccination on-site at PAWS in Calais.  

Thu
15
Sep

Did You Know?

Did you know that nearly 80% of the population in Washington County, 25 years of age or older, has a High School Diploma, but only 14.2% have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher? The high school graduation rate is significantly higher than the state average, 89.3% vs.

Thu
15
Sep

Planting Garlic

Garlic is used in so many dishes, and with over 600 subvarieties, there is a perfect garlic variety for anyone. For the home grower, a year’s supply of garlic is easy to grow - and you can sell braids of it at the local farmers’ markets as a bonus. 

Thu
15
Sep

From The St. Stephen Wharf, a Canadian Perspective North of the South Border

Rob Patry

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