September 2016

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Thu
15
Sep

St. Stephen News/Fall Fair

Rob Patry

Thu
15
Sep

Roots of International Community Visible in Letter from the Past

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
15
Sep

Calais City Council Meeting

By Michael R. Brown 

Except for a list of items presented by City Manager Jim Porter, little definite business was transacted at the council meeting on September 8th. Mostly councilors talked quietly among themselves regarding necessary committee meetings and property issues.

Thu
15
Sep

Thirteenth Annual Alexander Hamfest & Swapmeet

Sponsored by: St Croix Valley Amateur Radio Club

September 17th, 2016

The Thirteenth Annual Hamfest and Swapmeet will be located at the Alexander Elementary School, 14 miles West of Calais on Route 9. 

Talk-in for hams will be on the W1LH repeater, 147.33+  pl 118.8

Thu
15
Sep

Welch Traditional Band, “Calan”, Returns To Calais

Calais Celtic Concerts will present Welsh super group, Calan from Wales at the Calais High School, in Calais, on Wednesday September, 21st, at 7:00 PM US/ 8:00 PM Canadian time. Doors will open one hour before show time at 6:00 PM EST.

Thu
15
Sep

Moosehorn NWR Opens To Furbearer Trapping

Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge will be open to furbearer trapping again this year. Each of the Refuge’s trapping units will be awarded on a bid or lottery basis. Information and trapping applications may be obtained by visiting the Refuge Office during business hours, (8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Thu
15
Sep

Powersports, Medical Assisting Programs Re-Accredited at WCCC

Two popular programs have recently been reaccredited at Washington County Community College. The consistently well-enrolled Medical Assisting and Powersports/Small Engines Technician programs continue to offer relevant, certified instruction to meet the growing needs of their respective industries.

Thu
15
Sep

The Time is Now to Fund Fight Against Drug Epidemic

September is National Recovery Month, a time to learn more about substance abuse and to reflect on the power of recovery to help change lives for the better. And while this month is a hopeful reminder that people can and do recover from addiction, it also reinforces the fact that we must do more to fund the fight against the heroin and opioid epidemic.

Thu
22
Sep

Steamboats and Lighthouses Key to Growth of St. Croix Valley

By Lura Jackson

 

The St. Croix River narrows and curves notably in certain areas, as this photo demonstrates. Vessels traveling in conditions with poor visibility would run aground without the aid of lighthouses. 

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