June 2017

Town News for Calais, Baring, Meddybemps, Alexander School, Princeton, Grand Lake Stream, Alexander/Crawford


Sharon Frost



July 1st Canada Day - The fragrant Alexander MacKenzie shrub rose, which offers raspberry red flowers was named for a famous Canadian Explorer  and bred to survive harsh Canadian winters.

Hometown News

U.S. Air Force Airman Glenda M. Francis graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

UMPI Dean's List for Spring 2017


Two hundred and ninety-one students at the University of Maine at Presque Isle have been named to the Dean's List for the spring semester, according to Dr. Ray Rice, UMPI President and Provost.

Named to the honors list were Elisha Lori Farley, Brookton, Allison Elizabeth McEwen, Danforth, and Brooke Melissa Smith, Calais. 

To The Editor


What has happened to our “Down Home Paper,” The Calais Advertiser?

I was brought up with this down home paper. In school, we were given assignments to read this paper for the class that included current events. This was way back in the 1940s at the old St. Croix High School.

CHS Honors Top Seniors

Photo Pictured are the top seven students in the class of 2017 from Calais High School with the teachers who got up to speak about them at last Wednesday's ceremony. (from left to right) Kaitlyn Cavanaugh with teacher Mr. Smith, Kianna Pike with Mrs. Sullivan, Daniel Fransiscus with Ms. Jones,  Kasidee Ramsey with Mrs. Cline, Kobe Gillespie who was also spoke for by Mr.


I have to apologize to you for a date/time error that got a number of people upset, I heard for my husband.  He’d not been sure that it was I who did it, but I’d put in the time and date wrong for Sammy Seavey’s funeral.  I’d said it was to be on Sunday, May 28th at 2 p.m.  That is the date/time for the funeral of another friend of ours, and my brain just plain  fli

Beckett Center News


Monday, May 15th, some had Equestrian practice in the morning and some went to WCCC for summer game practice in the afternoon. Others stayed back and listened to music and played cards or went for a walk.

Tuesday, May 16th some went swimming in Canada and others did crafts.


Wednesday, May 31, 2017, our loving mother, Margaret Tinker, 102, passed away peacefully in her sleep at the Seaport Health Care in Ellsworth. 

She was born in Quincy, Massachusetts in 1914 to Louis and Nusra Haddad.