November 2016



Kathy Mekelburg


I hope everyone is enjoying this beautiful autumn weather. The only thing missing is rain. The crops are suffering from lack of rain. How thankful I am that we do not live in hurricane area.

ISO Veterans Photos

The Advanced Placement English class from Calais High School will be hosting their annual Veterans Day assembly on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 9:15 A.M. in the Calais High School cafeteria. We are looking for photos of current or retired veterans. In order to be included in the video we need photos by Wednesday, October 26, 2016.


Sally Doten



This week the rain was a help to the lakes and streams. Although water levels are still too low going into winter, the rain was appreciated. My well is only 25 feet deep and every drop of rain helps in this household. 

Beckett Center News

Monday, Sept. 26, we had basketball skill drill practice and had horse class at Double T Farm in Perry.  

Tuesday, a few decided to go swimming at the Garcelon Civic Center in St. Stephen. In the afternoon, due to the beautiful weather, some went on a walk, and some played basketball.


Sharon Frost



November 3 - VFW meeting at St. Anne’s Parish Hall.

November 4 - Will Rogers Day (OK)

November 6 - Daylight Savings Time begins at 2 m.

Indian Township

Donna Meader-York


Congratulations Middle School girls, and boys! Out of 12 schools, the girls placed 3rd, and the boys placed 2nd in the regional Cross Country track meet at Moosehorn October 19. We are very proud of our kids!

Alexander School

Cassie Oakes


The AES Friday Announcements included a request letting folks know that the School is looking for free used golf clubs and golf balls if you have any you are willing to donate please contact the school during school hours at 454-2623.

Turkey-A-Thon Raises $30,340.36 for Food Pantries in Washington County

 On Friday, October 14, dozens of volunteers from schools, businesses and community organizations across Washington County spent the day (mostly) outdoors alongside employees from Classic Hits 92.7/95.3 FM Radio, Dunkin Donuts and Healthy Acadia, collecting donations for local food pantries during the 12th annual Turkey-A-Thon. 

Grand Lake Stream

Dave McCullough


As you read the column this week Election Day 2016 will have been completed. Win, lose or draw we must gather behind the winners. America is a wonderful place to live and we are blessed with this opportunity!

F. A Peabody Company Promotes Jean Morrison to Calais Office Manager

Houlton, Maine – Chris Anderson, President of the F. A. Peabody Company (FAPCO) announces that Jean Morrison has been promoted to manager of the Calais office. 

Jean is a licensed State of Maine Property and Casualty agent with 41 years of property and casualty insurance experience. She has been a licensed agent since 1986.