July 2017

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Wed
19
Jul

MARY E. GORDON

Calais – Mary Elizabeth Gordon, 89, passed away surrounded by her loving family Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at Seaport Village in Ellsworth.  Mary was born in Calais on March 6, 1928, daughter of Gerald and Mae (Scott) Carter.  She graduated from Calais Academy, Class of 1946, and married her love, T.

Wed
19
Jul

Two Calais Teams to Enter Eastern Maine Baseball League

Photo:  Jarrod McDonald steps up to the plate.


Wed
19
Jul

CALAIS LADY BLUE DEVILS IN ACTION AT UMM

Natalie Altvater looks inside as she controls the ball out front. (Photo by John Rogers).

Wed
19
Jul

SUMMER DAY CAMP

The Day Camp program will be held at the Woodland Elementary School. Children in grades 1 / 8 (entering) from 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  are welcome to participate. The cost is $5 a day, for residents and $10 per day for non-residents. F.M.I. please contact the Recreation Dept. at 427-6205 or on Facebook.

Wed
19
Jul

FUN TIMES IN HOWARD FOX MEMORIAL POOL

Photo: Pictured is the 2017 Howard Fox Memorial Pool Staff. Lifeguard members include front l-r: Kylie Donovan, Katie Erskine, Katie Cavanaugh, and Logan Huckins. Back l-r: Kyle Richard, Kobey Gillespie, John LaPointe, and Casey Donovan. Absent at photo: Emily Mitchell. (Photo by John Rogers).

Wed
19
Jul

Howard Fox Memorial Pool Grand Opening

Wed
19
Jul

Princeton’s Flea Wheeling

Photo: Princeton Parks and Recreation’s Meredith Carle with a new popcorn machine. (Photo by Sandra Smith).

By Sandra Smith

Wed
19
Jul

Ginn Receives Honorary Plaque

Austin Ginn, who has worked for the Calais Public Works department for over 32 years, received an honorary plaque from City Manager Jim Porter at a recognition dinner on Friday, July 14th. Ginn will begin working as the instructor for the Automotive Program at St. Croix Regional Technical Center in the fall. (Photo by Lura Jackson)

Wed
19
Jul

Fiora Brand Paper Products Made Locally and Sold Nationally

Photo: Among the employees at St. Croix Tissue that participate in the production of the nationally-available Fiora brand tissue products are Gary Trafton (Warehouse Lead) and Stephen Garton (TM1 Crew Leader). (Submitted photo)

By Lura Jackson

Thu
27
Jul

Calais School Committee Hires Five

By Kaileigh Deacon

The Calais School Committee held their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, July 17 at 6:00 p.m. in the Calais Middle-High School Library. After a few adjustments to the previous meeting’s minutes, the corrected minutes were approved and the agenda approved with three additions. 

Thu
27
Jul

Family Futures Downeast Graduates First Class at WCCC

By Lura Jackson 

Thu
27
Jul

Pembroke Library Hosts Chantey Sing

Photo: Jim Sherman and Stephen Sanfilippo singing songs of the sea at the Pembroke library. (Photo by Natalie Scott)

By Natalie Scott

Thu
27
Jul

Baileyville Town Council Approves Assistance to Princeton Airport Project

By Kaileigh Deacon

On July 24 the Baileyville Town Council called their regularly scheduled meeting to order with all members of the council present. With a unanimous vote, the council approved both the warrants and the previous meeting’s minutes.

Thu
27
Jul

CRH Nurses Complete Recover Coach Training

Photo: RN’s Heather White (l) and Crystal Donovan (r) recently completed recovery coach training to assist community members interested in recovery from addiction. (CRH photo).

Thu
27
Jul

Volunteers Construct New Stairway at Devil’s Head

By Lura Jackson

Thu
27
Jul

Baileyville Holds School Building Committee Meeting

By Kaileigh Deacon

Thu
27
Jul

CRH and DECH Hoping To Bridge OB/GYN Care for Calais Area Patients

Shortly before the public announcement that Calais Regional Hospital (CRH) planned to close its OB program by January of 2018 or sooner, Rod Boula, CEO of CRH reached out to Dennis Welsh, CEO of Down East Community Hospital (DECH) to explore what possibilities exist for DECH to provide OB patients in the Calais area with high quality OB and delivery services.

Thu
27
Jul

Senator Joyce Maker’s Monthly Column

The smoke is finally starting to clear following the chaos in Augusta that led to a brief government shutdown, and for many of us, summer is finally underway.
Simply put, disagreements over spending priorities for the state’s two-year budget, which needed to be signed by July 1, 2017- the beginning of the state’s fiscal year- is what led to the shutdown.

Thu
27
Jul

Letter to the Editor - The Society is gathering information for a program on Pembroke’s sardine history

I’m writing as program coordinator for the Pembroke Historical Society to ask the folks in our communities for information of any kind about the West Sunset Packing Company sardine cannery that operated many years ago in West Pembroke, or about the sardine fishery on upper Cobscook Bay.

Thu
27
Jul

Stabbing in Baileyville Sends Victim to Hospital

On July 20th, at approximately 9:30 p.m., Baileyville Officer Mike Donahe responded to a reported stabbing. The victim, a 19-year-old male, had been stabbed twice in the back. The victim was able to identify his assailant as 20-year-old Timothy Worster of Baileyville.
The victim was transported to the Calais Regional Hospital and later released.

Thu
27
Jul

Indian Days Festival Celebrates Native Cultures

By Jarod Farn-Guillette

Thu
27
Jul

** OWN Update **

On July 22, Calais Police with the assistance of the US Border Patrol and Baileyville PD conducted a bail check at 26 King Street in Calais.
The result of the bail check was the arrest of a 28 year old female and a 38 year old male subject both of Calais. They have been charged with possession of 1.3 grams of crack cocaine.

Thu
27
Jul

Princeton Health Center Open House

By Sandra Smith

Thu
27
Jul

Over 100 Motorcycles Ride to Raise Awareness of Sexual Abuse

By Lura Jackson

Thu
27
Jul

Indian Days Festival Celebrates Native Cultures

Thu
27
Jul

Music on the Green

Thu
27
Jul

44th International Homecoming Festival Offers Nostalgic Family Fun

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
27
Jul

Finance Committee Assesses Loans, CIP Fund

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
27
Jul

Eastport’s Third Annual Bay Day

Eastport's Third Annual Bay Day, a celebration of life on Passamaquoddy Bay, will be held this Saturday, July 29th. It’s a free, fun filled day for kids and families sponsored by Sweeties Downeast and Eastport Area Chamber of Commerce.

Thu
27
Jul

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

Grand Lake Stream

Dave McCullough 

Grand Lake Stream Folk Arts Festival July 29 and 30th

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