January 2017

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Thu
26
Jan

Senator Joyce Maker January Column

I am delighted to have the opportunity to serve the people of Washington and Hancock Counties in the Maine Senate. From the bottom of my heart, thank you to all of the voters who have entrusted me to represent them in Augusta.

Fri
27
Jan

Interscholastic Support - Area Schools Raise Money for Narraguagus Teen

NarraguagusJr/Sr High School sophomore Alex Walsh, left, and senior Blaine Grant hold a raffle board for the benefit.


Thu
26
Jan

Celebrate National School Choice Week

By Amy Jeanroy

 

From public classrooms to homeschool education, January 22-28th  marks a time to celebrate having the choice to educate children in any manner a parent chooses. 

Thu
26
Jan

ACA Receives a Possible Do-Over

 

By Amy Jeanroy

 

Maine Republican Senator Susan Collins announced her part in creating a replacement bill for the Affordable Care Act; also known as Obamacare.

Thu
26
Jan

ACA Receives a Possible Do-Over

 

By Amy Jeanroy

 

Maine Republican Senator Susan Collins announced her part in creating a replacement bill for the Affordable Care Act; also known as Obamacare.

Thu
26
Jan

Birthdays Just Got Sweeter

 

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Kids get the chance to use actual candy to play Sweeties Downeast Candy Bingo. First they find their candy in the store, then they use the candy to play bingo. (Photo by Lisa Stephen)

 

Thu
26
Jan

President Barack Obama Appointed U.S. Senator Angus King as the Newest Member of the Roosevelt Campobello International Park Commission

Sen. King will serve as a full US member of the Commission that governs the International Park preserving the history of the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and the legacy of friendship between the United States and Canada.

Thu
26
Jan

Senator Joyce Maker Announces Local Projects Included in Maine DOT Work Plan

Senator Joyce Maker (R-Washington) has announced the local transportation projects included in the Maine Department of Transportation Work Plan for Calendar Years 2017, 2018 and 2019. The estimated value of work in the plan totals more than $2.3 billion and encompasses 2,411 projects across the state.

Thu
26
Jan

Calais Knights of Columbus Distribute Tootsie Roll Funds at Local Level

Thu
26
Jan

Princeton

Sandra Smith

 

Thu
26
Jan

A Story and a Recipe

By Dorothy Johnson

 

Thu
26
Jan

Out and About

By Dorothy Johnson

 

Thu
26
Jan

Winter Follies

Saturday, January 28th at 7:00 pm at the Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St., Eastport

Thu
26
Jan

Land Transfers by Deed January 6, 2017 through January 19, 2017

Paul C. Brooks of Miami Lakes, Florida to Robert S. Dore and Barbara A. Dore of Perry land with buildings and improvements thereon situated in Perry (Being part of lot number twenty-nine beginning at the northeast corner of Aaron Frost’s land N0. 18)

Thu
26
Jan

MICHAEL W. MILBURN 05/13/1951 - 01/28/2013

Your absence 

still hurts.

Yet your presence 

still felt.

4 years now have gone by in just the blink 

of an eye

At times it feels like forever ago, but 

sometimes, like a month or so

Fri
27
Jan

JOHN L. NEDDEAU August 11, 1969 - January, 23, 2016

"A Heart of Gold"

 

A heart of gold stopped beating,

Two shiny eyes at rest, 

God  broke our hearts to prove to us, 

He only takes the best,

God knows you had to leave us, 

Thu
26
Jan

WCCC Offers Youth Climbing Program

 

If you have or know a child or adolescent in the Calais area with an interest in learning how to climb, Washington County Community College [WCCC] is now offering a youth climbing program for exactly that purpose. Youths in grades 3-8 are invited to come and join in the weekly classes, which will run from January 31st to March 24th. 

Thu
26
Jan

IFW Adds An Additional 73 Moose Calves To Moose Survival Study

Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife biologists just finished a week of capturing and collaring moose in two different geographic study areas in northern Maine as part of the department’s ongoing moose study.

Thu
26
Jan

2016 Down East Hospice Volunteers Quilt Winner

The winner for the 2016 Down East Hospice Volunteers quilt is Jean Mahar, formerly of Eastport, now residing at Washington Place in Calais.  Jean is a life long quilt maker herself and loved this quilt that she won.  It was made and donated by Brenda Lang of Skowhegan, ME and it is called - 'Hidden Hearts'.

Thu
26
Jan

New Owners For Much Loved Jewelry Store

By Amy Jeanroy


Jayne Johnston (center) with new owners Tim Call and Danielle Smith. The store will be opening February 1. (Facebook photo).

 

Thu
19
Jan

Calais

 

Sharon Frost

454-3339

 

Wed
11
Jan

Troop J Report

Number of Calls for Service: 145 Number of Warrant Arrests: 1 Number of Accidents: 11 Number of OUI/OAS Arrests: 4 Number of Burglaries: 0

11/21/16

Trooper David Barnard stopped a vehicle without any taillights on Route 182 in Franklin. The operator, Randy Grant (32) of Gouldsboro was summonsed for operating after suspension.

Thu
05
Jan

Maine Weekly Fuel Update and Outlook

Average retail gasoline prices in Maine have risen 4.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.39/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 1,228 gas outlets in Maine. This compares with the national average that has increased 5.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.34/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

Thu
05
Jan

Empty Promises In The Dark

By Rob Patry

Thu
05
Jan

Land Transfers by Deed December 9, 2016 through December 22, 2016

Merilyn C. Mills of Eastport acting as Personal Representative of the Estate of Merrill Spear Conte to John M. Lewis of York a certain lot or parcel of land with all the buildings thereon situated in Eastport on Washington Street

Joyce S. Damon of Edmunds to Douglas K. Damon of Bangor real estate in Edmunds Township both lots on the Hurley Point Road

Thu
05
Jan

Friends of Devil's Head To Ban Hunting?

By Amy Jeanroy

Thu
05
Jan

Tim Sample to Perform at Benefit

By Amy Jeanroy

Local Maine Humorist Tim Sample will perform January 14th  at First Congregational Church in Calais, to benefit the Slater & Slater Fire Fund. 

Thu
05
Jan

Star Wars Rogue One Makes a Big Splash

By Kaileigh Deacon

Star Wars, for some people, is enough to get them excited about a movie, while others want nothing to do with it. I fall into the first category. I am a big Star Wars fan but even though I was excited I was also hesitant about where the movie would fall in the franchise. 

Thu
05
Jan

Calais, December Police Report

2016/12/01: Ronald Hall, age 45, of Calais, Maine was charged with 1. Warrants (2) for Unpaid Fines

2016/12/01: Jessica Bailey, age 35, of Calais, Maine was charged with 1. Aggravated Trafficking of Scheduled W Drugs. 2. Aggravated Trafficking of Scheduled W Drugs

Thu
05
Jan

Former CHS Teacher Nominated For LifeChanger Award

By Amy Jeanroy

 

Former Calais High School Science teacher, David Winski, has been nominated for the LifeChanger Spirit Award. 

The Award recognizes positive leadership and influence that the nominee brings to their community.

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