May 2017


Grand Lake Stream – Marion B. (Calligan) Staples, 87, passed away Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Bangor.  Visiting hours will be held 10 – 11 a.m. Friday, May 12, 2017 at St. James the Greater R.C. Church in Baileyville, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Kevin J. Martin, Celebrant, 11 a.m.

Calais Police Report - April


04/01 Breanna Black, age 24, of Calais, Maine was charged with Operating Under the Influence.

04/01 Gaje Murphy, age 18, of Calais, Maine was charged with Furnishing a Place for Minors to Consume Alcohol.

04/01 Joshua Stewart, age 18, of Robbinston, Maine was charged with Possession of Alcohol by a Minor.

Self-Defense Workshop Held at WCCC

Photo Demonstrating the "finger spear" technique is martial artist Bill Conley of Conley's Martial Arts at a self-defense workshop held at Washington County Community College on April 27th. Conley offers self-defense, karate, and Tai Chi Chuan instruction locally with the first month free to new registrants. (Photo by Lura Jackson).


Pictured is the Lady Dragon softball team. Members include front l-r: Jenna Leeman, Danielle Poole, Sophia McDonald, Mackenzie Campbell, Shaye Beers, and Kallie Thompson. Back l-r: Assistant Crystal Monk, Manager Summer Woodruff, Sadie Smith, Haley James, Jennie Cox, Coach Missy Campbell, Shawna Monk, Laurel McGaw, Anna Johnson, and Assistant Mike Beers.


Visiting hours for Norma Arlene Waycott, 84, who passed away on March 7, 2017 will be held 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 26th at Mays Funeral Home, 26 Church St., Calais.  Family and friends will then be led in procession to Round Pond Cemetery in Charlotte where a committal service will follow.  Arrangements by Mays Funeral Home,

Local Student Named Semi-Finalist in U.S. Presidential Scholars Program



Riley Sluzenski, a graduating senior at S. Croix Regional Technical Center, has been named of one 722 semi-finalists in the 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. The semi-finalists were selected from nearly 5,100 candidates expected to graduate from U.S. high schools in the year 2017.

Dining Against the Odds

Phto: Katie Cavanaugh helped serve food at the top tier table at Monday night's Hunger Games Benefit Dinner. The top tier received the Surf and Turf meal which was prepared by the St. Croix Regional Technical Center's Culinary Arts Program. (Photo by Kaileigh Deacon).

By Kaileigh Deacon