July 2017

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Fri
14
Jul

"Maine Woods - Maine Waters"

 

Songs of Maine Lumbermen, Lighthouse Keepers, Fishermen & Deep Sea Sailors

 

The Pembroke Library's Monthly Chantey Sing

 

Fri
14
Jul

Indian Township Student Celebrates Historic Year with Fudge at Calais Business

Photo: Lewey Harnois stands with Candy Bridges, owner of Baring Gifts. (Photo by Jarod Farn-Guilette).


By Jarod Farn-Guillette

 

Fri
14
Jul

Alexander Hosts “Home Town Jubilee”

Photo: Grace Howard, Miss Penobscot Valley Princess of 2017, representing the crown in the parade at the Home Town Jubilee.)

By Natalie Scott

Fri
14
Jul

Stream Project to Improve Fish Habitat for the Future at Moosehorn

 

Fri
14
Jul

Defenders to Hold 7th Annual Diabetes Dash

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

On July 29 the Defenders will hold their seventh annual Diabetes Dash a charity ride.  As with the last three years the profits from the Dash go directly to Camp Adventure. 

Fri
14
Jul

Methodist Yard Sale

The Methodist Apartments Community Room was a busy place on Friday, July 7th as residents gathered to put on a large yard sale of their accumulated odds and ends, gently used clothing, and collection of pickled goods from the garden. (Photo by Lura Jackson).

Fri
14
Jul

Baileyville Town Council Passes ATV Ordinance

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Fri
14
Jul

Letter to the Editor - As a retiree here in Maine, I am now completely disgusted and discouraged

As a retiree here in Maine, I am now completely disgusted and discouraged. All retirees should join me in the realization that your needs are being ignored by the state government. The state budget just passed does not include any of the proposed changes to the state income tax structure for retirees.

Fri
14
Jul

Letter to the Editor - After the "fun." July 5, 2017

After the "fun."  July 5, 2017.  Fireworks' debris just picked up on my morning beach walk. I'm sure there will be more flotsam as the waves wash more of the hour's long display's debris into the coves.  This , multiplied thousands of times on Maine's thousands of lakes and ponds, and we are talking about considerable amounts of debris pollution.

Fri
14
Jul

Happy Gang Recognized at St. Croix No. 1 Fire House

Photo: Receiving a thank-you plaque from St. Croix No. 1 Fire House Association member Dick Barnard is Floyd Sanders, former president of the Happy Gang.

Fri
14
Jul

Time Capsule to Be Placed in St. Croix No. 1 Fire House

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
14
Jul

Music on the Green

Last week's Music on the Green was Jenny and the Country Gentlemen sponsored by the First. Jenny Penny, Jim O'Neil, John Viselli, and Alan Cook played a variety of music spanning several genres with something for everyone. (Photo by Kaileigh Deacon).

Upcoming performances:

Fri
14
Jul

DOWNEAST ATHLETIC CONFERENCE COACHES OF THE YEAR

photo: Congratulations to Machias Cross Country Coach Cindy Rossi for being selected by her peers as the 2016 Coach of the Year! (Photo by John Rogers).


Fri
14
Jul

WCCC/Pratt Chevrolet 4-Person Scramble

Pictured are the 2017 WCCC 4-Person Scramble Champions at the St. Croix Country Club. The team of Darin Constant, Tobi Cole, Joe Footer, and James Mcdonald shot an impressive 15-Under par to win the event. (Photo by John Rogers).


Wed
05
Jul

Calais Police Report - June 2017

 

June 4, 2017: Michael Phelps, age 18, of Princeton, Maine was charged with Operating an Unregistered ATV.

June 5, 2017: Gertrude Sandock, age 44, of Baileyville, Maine was charged with Violation of Conditions of Release.

Wed
05
Jul

Groups Substance Abuse Treatment Now Available

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
05
Jul

Athletic Complex Chosen for Helping Hands in Action

Photo: The Thomas DiCenzo Athletic Complex was a chosen project for Enbridge's Helping Hands in Action, an honor that comes with an accompanying $1,000 grant. Workers and volunteers met at the park on Thursday, June 29th to complete upgrades to various projects.

Wed
05
Jul

Community Furniture Store Opens on Main Street

Photo: Offering community members a new place to acquire gently used furniture and appliances is the Calais Community Thrift Store Annex, located right next to State Cinemas. All proceeds from the store, which is run completely by volunteers, go back into the Irene Chadbourne Ecumenical Food Pantry and its associated programs. (Photo by Lura Jackson).

Fri
14
Jul

Downeast Cruisers

The Downeast Cruisers attended Alexander Car show on July 8th, winners were Randy O'Brien, Sonny Hornbrook, Chris Kinney, Scott Andrews and Pam Oakes. (Submitted photo).

Fri
14
Jul

Youth Sailing Camps Offered Again This Summer

The Passamaquoddy Yacht Club in partnership with Washington County Community College’s Outdoor Adventure Center is again offering a series of community sailing programs for youth and adults this summer.  “The programs we’ll be offering this summer are a continuation and enhancement of the youth sailing camps we have been offering in years past,” says sailing program

Fri
14
Jul

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

Calais

Sharon Frost

454-3339

 

July is moving right along. Still lots of events to take place through the rest of the summer.  Don’t forget Music on the Green at 6:30 each Tuesday evening.

Fri
14
Jul

Out and About

By Dorothy Johnson

 

Fri
14
Jul

Kent Hewitt to Perform a Jazz Piano Concert

Kent Hewitt will be the feature artist at our Mary Potterton Memorial Concert on Wednesday July 19th at 7:30 P.M.  This pianist/composer is pleased to be returning for a 13th season to SummerKeys!  He continues to teach jazz piano privately and online.

Fri
14
Jul

David Allan Coe Concert at the Springfield Fairgrounds

Saturday evening, July 15, 2017, promises to be a memorable night in Springfield, Maine. Many of our readers now know that legendary country music singer and songwriter, David Allan Coe, will be performing live at the Springfield Fairgrounds, located at 91 Park Street in Springfield, Maine.

Fri
14
Jul

SHARON MARIE (DECOSTA) BAILEY

 

Sharon Marie (DeCosta) Bailey, of Meddybemps, ME and Punta Gorda, FL, passed away on Wednesday, July 6, 2017 at the age of 72.

Fri
14
Jul

LINDA E. BOHANON

Baileyville – Linda Elaine Bohanon, 71, passed away at her home on July 9, 2017 with her family by her side.  Linda was born to Lindsay and Ruth (Burlock) Foss on May 15, 1946 in Princeton.  Above all, her pride and joy was her family.  She spent countless hours decorating her home for holidays, no matter which one, she loved to dec

Fri
14
Jul

SHIRLEY C. BARNARD (WARD)

Born in Calais, Maine on October 27, 1934, daughter of Christine (Hooper) Barnard and George Ivan Barnard.

Fri
14
Jul

FERGUSON “FERGIE” CALDER

Surrounded by his family, Ferguson “Fergie” Calder went home to our Lord and Savior in the early morning hours of July 5, 2017. He was born Ferguson Montgomery Campbell Calder, June 28, 1946, the son of Alexina (Campbell) and John Calder of Glasgow, Scotland. 

Fri
14
Jul

Spaghetti Feed and Tournament to Help Tennis Court Project

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
14
Jul

Calais Little League 9-10-Year-Old All Stars District I Runners Up

Photo: Team members consist of (In Team Picture Back Row L to R) Isiah Nichols, Noah Collins, Oliver Clark, Kaeson Dana, Colby Moholland, Ayden Hatt, and Ryley Case.  Front Row L to R – Luke Morrell, Caleb Townsend, Frank Milano and Matthew O’Connell and Jack Downing (not pictured).  The team was coached by Tom Moholland, Ryan Case, Arnie Clark and Ja

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