January 2017

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Thu
05
Jan

Old Building Gets a New Purpose

By Kaileigh Deacon


Thu
12
Jan

Alexander School

Cassie Oakes

Hot off the AES Friday announcement presses.Basketball season is upon us before too long, so please make sure your child’s physical is up to date.

Thu
05
Jan

Rep. Poliquin Opposes Proposed Changes to Office of Congressional Ethics

  Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) released the following statement in opposition to a proposal to adjust the Office of Congressional Ethics that was voted on internally by the Republican caucus yesterday:

Thu
05
Jan

Library News

It’s 2017!!!

 

Thu
05
Jan

Princeton

Sandra Smith

 

Wed
11
Jan

Stage East Announces Auditions

Date: Tuesday, December 6th at 7:00 p.m. at Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington St., Eastport.

Thu
05
Jan

Grand Lake Stream

Dave McCullough

 

Know a Registered Maine Guide who should be considered a legend? We are currently seeking nominations for the Wiggie Robinson Legendary Maine Guide Award. 

Thu
05
Jan

Robbinston

Kathy Mekelburg

454-0654

Thu
05
Jan

Calais

Sharon Frost

454-3339

 

Can’t believe we are back in January! Did you make any New Year’s resolutions? We hope it brings hope for good luck and good fortune.

Epiphany is January 6.

VFW meeting is January 5 at 6:00 p.m.

Thu
05
Jan

RIDE RESPONSIBLY - Snowmobile Safety Campaign

This snowmobile season, the Maine Warden Service and the Maine Snowmobile Association have teamed up once again to remind people to ride responsibly. Game Warden Corporal John MacDonald and MSA Executive Director Bob Meyers met with several media outlets this morning to discuss Maine’s busy snowmobiling season.

Thu
05
Jan

Calais American Legion

Michael McLean

454-3435

 

Thu
05
Jan

Baring

Sally Doten

454-2625

Thu
05
Jan

Historic Photos - Barber Shop

Thu
05
Jan

Alexander/Crawford

Cassie Oakes

 

The Alexander Elementary Alumni Basketball Game took place on Monday, December 26th in the Alexander Elementary School Gymnasium (also known as the Panther Dome).  The Women’s Game began at 11:00 a.m. and was followed at noon by the Men.  Former AES students participated. 

Thu
05
Jan

Meddybemps

Linda Baniszeski

 

Let’s begin with Happy New Year birthday wishes to Paulyne Ward on January 5.  Happy Anniversary to Ruth and Bill Doten, Sr. on January 7th.  Prayers and get well wishes are in order for Janet Wooding who is a bit under the weather.  

Thu
12
Jan

Calais High School

Dylan Carrier

 

In past weeks at Calais High School Mrs. Wilkinson’s Honors English class and additional students participated in the Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest.

Thu
12
Jan

“Hot Water” Sailors’ Songs of Warm Seas & Warmer Ports

Looking forward to warmer days? While you’re waiting, you can warm your imagination, and your spirits, with a few great old sailors’ songs of tropical seas and palm shrouded coasts.

Thu
12
Jan

IFW Biologists Track New England Cottontails In The Snow

By IFW Wildlife Biologist Cory Stearns, from 

Department of Inland 

Fisheries and Wildlife 

website

 

Thu
12
Jan

World Renowned Celtic Duo to Give Concert and Talk in Eastport

The Eastport Arts Center (EAC) is delighted to present world-famous fiddler Richard Wood with Gordon Belsher in concert on Saturday, January 21 at 7 pm (ET). This noted duo will follow their evening performance with an informal event the following day to kick off the EAC’s Sunday Afternoons at the Arts Center series.

Thu
12
Jan

SCRTC Awards Presentation

Caitlin Reynolds, was presented a $2000.00 MELMAC Scholarship by Building Trades Instructor and MELMAC Grant Leader Stan Sluzenski in a ceremony on January 4, 2017. Caitlin is the daughter of Jerry Reynolds of Calais.

Thu
12
Jan

Free Workshop Offered to Train Aspiring Stage Producers

Have you ever wanted to help with a stage production but didn’t want to be on stage? Have you ever wondered how a production is organized behind the scenes?  Stage East will offer a free workshop, ‘How to Be a Producer,’ led by Anne Moody, from 1-3 pm on Saturday, January 21, 2017, at Eastport Arts Center.

Thu
12
Jan

CRH Welcomes New Year’s Baby

Calais Regional Hospital welcomed the first baby of the New Year on January 7, 2017. Lincoln Tobias Tomah arrived at 10:25 a.m. weighing 8 lbs. 8.5 oz.  Lincoln’s proud parents are Kathleen Clement and Brandon Tomah of Princeton.   Lincoln also has a big brother, Liam, who is 20 months old awaiting his arrival at home.   

Thu
12
Jan

Baileyville Offers Hope

By Amy Jeanroy

 

Started in January of 2017, Baileyville is offering something a little different to people suffering from addiction. 

Thu
12
Jan

Celebrating 100 Years!

Thu
12
Jan

The Calais Advertiser Article, January 17, 1917

Dr. Miner’s new hospital on Church Street was opened for the reception of patients last week, and there are now twelve undergoing treatment at the institution.  It will be known as the Calais Hospital, and is not a private hospital, as many supposed, but its many conveniences for the cure of patients will be available to any reputable physician, and no patient, Dr.

Thu
12
Jan

Calais Regional Hospital – 100 Years of Care

The January 17, 1917 edition of The Calais Advertiser included a simple and concise story about Dr.

Thu
19
Jan

Free Snowmobile Weekends Slated for Winter 2017

This winter, the State of Maine is participating in two special weekends to provide enhanced opportunity for snowmobilers.

Thu
12
Jan

EAC To Offer Sauerkraut Workshop

Anne Hopkins will lead a workshop on making sauerkraut from 2-4 pm, Saturday, January 14, at Eastport Arts Center. In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn to ferment vegetables using two methods: salting and water brining, and will bring home two jars of kraut they’ve made during the session.

Thu
12
Jan

DECH New Year’s Baby

Caleb Neptune, pictured with his mother Sage Neptune, was the first baby born at Down East Community Hospital in 2017.


Thu
12
Jan

“Sing” is Fun For All Ages

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Sometimes even as an adult a good cartoon movie with talking animals, singing, dancing, and a feel good storyline is just what you need. 

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