January 2017


Sharon Frost



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.


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. 


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.  

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.

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.

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.   

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.