April 2017

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Thu
06
Apr

IDA MAE RAMSDELL

Portland, ME – Ida Mae Ramsdell, 56, of Portland died peacefully on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at the Barron Center in Portland.  She was the wife of the late William Cosgrove Jr.

Thu
06
Apr

E. HAROLD SCHOLL

FARMINGTON - E. Harold Scholl passed away on March 27, 2017. He carried himself with pride and dignity throughout a long and well-lived life of 96 years. During that time, he did all he could to support his family and others less fortunate. 

Thu
06
Apr

HARVEY W. MOHOLLAND

 

Thu
06
Apr

JOANNE M. (GREENLAW) DOTEN

 

 

Thu
06
Apr

CHRISTOPHER (BUB) ERIC NICHOLAS

Christopher (Bub) Eric Nicholas, age 33, passed away at his home unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, in Fairfax, VA.  He was born on April 6, 1983 at EMMC in Bangor, ME.  The son of Laura (Nicholas) King of Princeton and Francis B. Bohanon of Baileyville.

Thu
06
Apr

Quilters Hold Teddy Bear Drive

Photo: Pictured left to right Sue McIver –President, Mary Ann O’Brien –Treasurer, Krista Collins – Director of Ed at CRH, Trudy Gillespie RN at CRH, Crystal Donovan RN at CRH, SCIQ Members - Christy McIver and Carmelle Garant.  (Photo submitted by Sue McIver).

Thu
06
Apr

Small Group Classes Offer Alternative Outlets For Exercise

Photo Participants take their stresses and calories out on chairs at St. Anne's in Calais, (Photo by Eunju Won). 

By Jarod Farn-Guillette

Thu
13
Apr

Woodland Rec. News & Notes & Calendar

 

BASEBALL / SOFTBALL, FARM TEAM,T-BALL REGISTRATION: Registration / sign-up for the 2017 season can be picked up at Woodland Elementary School or at the Town Office. 

Registration Evenings / discussion will be held on Wednesday evenings, April  12, 19 at 6:00 p.m. at the Baileyville Muni. Bldg. / Rec. Dept. Office

Thu
13
Apr

Princeton Resident Shadows Senator Joyce Maker

Photo Sen. Joyce Maker, Skye Green, Rep. Beth Turner 

On Thursday, April 6, Skye Green of Princeton visited the State House to shadow Senator Joyce Maker (R-Washington) for the day as part of the New Ventures Maine program.

Thu
13
Apr

Shead High School Champions Recognized at State House

On Thursday, April 6th, Senator Joyce Maker (R-Washington) welcomed the Shead High School Girls Basketball Team from Eastport to the State House in Augusta.

During their visit, Sen. Maker and Rep. William Tuell (R-East Machias) presented the team with a Legislative Sentiment recognizing their achievement of winning the Class D North Championship.

Thu
13
Apr

Land Transfers by Deed March 17, 2017 through March 30, 2017

Dana A. Graffam and Patricia A. Graffam of Eastport to Dana A. Graffam and Patricia A. Graffam of Eastport a certain lot or parcel of land with any buildings thereon in Eastport (Tax Map # 17-A3-1)

Thu
13
Apr

PAWS Brave Hearts Hosts April Spay/Neuter Clinic for Cats

On April 28, 29 and 30, PAWS Brave Hearts will host a feline spay/neuter clinic in partnership with the Community Spay-Neuter Clinic (CSNC), AWS/The Cleo Fund and HELP FIX ME!  Back by popular demand, this convenient, low-cost clinic is available to all income-qualified Washington County families on a first come, first served basis.

Thu
13
Apr

Lioness Club's Charter Night

The Calais Lioness Club held its 32nd Charter Night last week.  Lions Club President-elect Ben Knowles assisted with the installation of new member Samantha Wardlow, along with Lioness Marianne Moore and Lioness President Linda Howe. (Calais Lioness Club photo.)


Thu
13
Apr

Border Tightens Around Prescription Imports to Canada

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
13
Apr

Join CRH in Commemorating 100th Anniversary

 

In January, Calais Regional Hospital marked 100 years of caring for patients in the greater Calais region.  Various activities are underway to honor this milestone in the hospital’s history.  

Thu
13
Apr

Woodland Pulp LLC Offers Solution & Solicits Input from Community on Forest City Dam

 

“Woodland Pulp seeks to clarify the misperception that it will simply open the dam gates and draw down the impoundment without 

considering public benefits.”

Thu
13
Apr

Rachel Ashley Jewelers Grand Opening

Thu
13
Apr

Saint Croix Island to Host Pruning Workshop

On Saturday, April 22, at 10:30 a.m., Saint Croix Island International Historic Site in Calais will host an apple tree pruning workshop in partnership with University of Maine’s Cooperative Extension. The workshop will take place rain or shine.

Thu
13
Apr

Senator Collins Honored by National Association for the Support of Long Term Care

The National Association for the Support of Long Term Care (NASL) honored U.S. Senator Susan Collins with the NASL Award. The organization recognized Senator Collins for her leadership on issues important to seniors, including introducing bipartisan legislation to repeal arbitrary Medicare therapy caps as well as to fix the 3-day hospital stay rule.

Thu
13
Apr

Senator Joyce Maker Assigned to NCSL Committee

Senate President Michael Thibodeau (R-Waldo) has appointed Senator Joyce Maker (R-Washington) to serve a two-year term representing Maine on the National Conference of State Legislatures’ (NCSL) Education Committee.

Thu
13
Apr

Breakwater Progress

It’s coming along! Eastport Breakwater progress. (Photo by Jimmy Lowe).

Thu
13
Apr

Calais Recreation JHS All-Star team

 

Pictured is the Calais Recreation JHS All-Star team. Members include front l-r: H. Bowen, S. Jones, A. Johnson, and L. Archer. Middle: P. Donovan, K. Porter, S. Fortune, H. Prickett, L. Johnson, and N. Thomas. Back: H. Way, B. Donovan, K. Archer, Al. Doten, C. Carr, and Coach Candy Kelley-Welch. 

Thu
13
Apr

MARION (CALLIGAN) STAPLES

 Grand Lake Stream – Marion B. (Calligan) Staples, 87, passed away Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Bangor.  Marion was born in Grand Lake Stream on June 26, 1929, daughter of Bernard and Lillian (Hold) Brown. 

Thu
06
Apr

JMG Group Attends Career Development Conference

Photo Nine students from Calais High School attended the annual JMG Career Development Conference in Waterville on March 28th. From left to right, Kylie Donovan, Tianna Bacon, Kevin Bailey, Prescilla Myers, Colt Delaney, Sydney Lins, Branden Gillespie, Camryn Michaud, Specialist Toby Cole, Halen Harris. (Photo by Lura Jackson).

By Lura Jackson

Thu
06
Apr

Family Futures Downeast Invites Parents to College

 

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
06
Apr

Calais Police Report March

 

March 4, 2017: Harold Hawkes, age 25, of Baring, Maine was charged with Illegal Attachment of Registration Plates.

March 6, 2017: Daniel Matonic, age 56, of Calais, Maine was charged with Theft of Service.

Thu
06
Apr

Author Hosts Anti-Bullying Class at WES

 

Thu
06
Apr

Calais Elementary School Read-a-thon

The 2017 Calais Elementary School (CES) Read-a-thon activities concluded today with a character parade, recognition of participants and announcement of top readers and top fundraisers!

Thu
06
Apr

Farmers’ Markets No Longer Accepting SNAP

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
06
Apr

Two Local Teachers Named State Teachers of the Year

Photo Calais Teachers Greg Smith (left) and John Moody (right) have been named VFW State Teachers of the Year for High School and Middle School respectively. (Photo by Kaileigh Deacon).

By Kaileigh Deacon

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