April 2017


Hugh C. Stevens of Lady Lake, FL passed away on April 10, 2017.  Hugh was born to Thelma (King) and Hugh C. Stevens in New London, CT on October 25, 1936. He grew up in Niantic, later living in Florida and Maine.  

VFW Post 9779


State VFW Chaplain David Sivret of Calais Post 9779 offered the invocation and benediction for the Testimonial Dinner of State Commander Steven SanPedro.  Stories were told and an auction was held for “hugs, dog sitting, pulled pork dinner plus more” all donated unknowingly by the Commander for his charity “The House in the Woods”. 

History - 1910


Photo: President Taft visited Eastport in 1910 and acclaimed the friendship between the United States and Canada as a wonderful example of international cooperation. He also created a stir by seemingly supporting Easport's claim to be the most easterly place in the United States, a claim which was, and is, disputed by Lubec. (Photo submitted by Al Churchill).

Tigerette Travel Teams


Pictured are young 4-6-grade Tigerettes participating on the Eastport area travel team. Members include front l-r:  M. Beech, A. Andrews, and C. Sanchez. Back l-r: S. Barnes, C. Baskerville, D. Mahar, W. French, and Coach Dana Bowen. (Photo by John Rogers).



Waite - Ida Mae (Thornton) Renaud, 86, passed away Easter Sunday, April 16 at EMMC in Bangor from complications of a severe stroke. Ida was born in Calais, Maine on her father's birthday (Dec. 22, 1930), daughter of Verne and Leona (Eagan) Thornton.



Calais – Isabella Susan “Issie” Gibson, 87, went to be with her Lord and Savior Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Calais Regional Hospital surrounded by her loving family.  Issie was born in St. Stephen, NB on June 3, 1929, daughter of William and Gertrude (Steeves) Libby. 



Grand Lake Stream – Elsie E. Brown, 75, passed peacefully at the Robbinston Bridge Home with Debbie, Lisa and her Bridge Home family by her side on April 21, 2017.  Elsie was born to William and Elsie (Whynock) Fox on June 23, 1941 in Waltham, MA.

Woodland Travel Team


Pictured are Lady Dragons participating on the Woodland area travel team. Members include front l-r: K. Pellerin, J. Smith, A. Dana, and B. Moody. Back l-r: E. Curtis, M. Gallant, A. Walker, E. McArthur, and Coach Frankie Morrison. (Photo by John Rogers).

Woodland Rec. Notes




RIPKEN BASEBALL (AGES 9 / 12) & SOFTBALL (GIRLS AGES 9 / 12) will begin the week of April 23 (Sun.) - April 28 (Fri.). Times and dates of practices will be announced soon.