August 2017

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Fri
11
Aug

Seafood Selection Now Available at Pat’s Plus

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
11
Aug

Live Music at Just South of the Border for Festival

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
11
Aug

Editor's Desk - Looking Forward Together

As the newly-appointed editor, it seemed appropriate to say ‘hello’ and briefly introduce myself. Many of you will recognize me already as I have been writing for the Calais Advertiser since 2013. In that time, I have had the pleasure of meeting and speaking with hundreds of community members around the St. Croix Valley in a journalistic capacity.

Fri
11
Aug

Letter to the Editor - The trails for adventure in Calais and St. Stephen line the St. Croix River

The trails for adventure in Calais and St. Stephen line the St. Croix River for us dwellers, neighbors and visitors to enjoy any season of the year. Whether on ski or snow shoe, on foot or bicycle, daily adventures await us.

Fri
11
Aug

Calais July Police Report

July 1: Russell Lucas, age 51, of Robbinston, Maine was charged with Operating Under the Influence.

July 3: Thomas Vanderbush, age 30, of Calais, Maine was charged with Criminal Trespass.

July 3: Nara Newell, age 38, of Calais, Maine was charged with Criminal Trespass.

Thu
17
Aug

Opening Ceremony

Thu
17
Aug

Saturday Night Rock Band

Thu
17
Aug

Princeton

Sandra Smith

 

Thu
17
Aug

Calais American Legion

Michael McLean

 

Thu
17
Aug

Pet Corner

Ah, summer. We love getting out into the fresh air and enjoying lots of fun activities like hiking, bicycling, kayaking and swimming. But what about our canine kids? Where can we take them where they’ll be a welcome part of the travel & tourism scene in our beautiful Down East Maine?

Thu
17
Aug

Chair Affair - August 8, Downtown Calais

Thu
17
Aug

Land Transfers by Deed July 21, 2017 through August 3, 2017

 

Thu
17
Aug

Street Fair

Thu
17
Aug

Gospel Concert

Thu
17
Aug

East Coast River Relay

On Thursday, August 24th, the nonprofit East Coast Greenway Alliance will be launching its 15-state, two-month East Coast River Relay with a ceremony with Passamaquoddy tribal leaders followed by a canoe regatta with the Schoodic Riverkeepers. The launch will take place at the Wabanaki Cultural Center in Calais. The public is invited to attend.

Thu
17
Aug

DECH Births

 

To Dylan and Bekah Lord of Lubec, Maine, a boy, Caleb Henry Lord, born on July 30, 2017, weighing 9lbs., 2 oz., 22 1/2 inches long.

To Amelia Slocum and Brent Drawz of East Machias, a girl, Zoey Victoria Drawz, born on July 30, 2017, weighing 7lbs., 5 oz., 20 inches long.

Thu
17
Aug

Doll Carriage & Bicycle Parade

Fri
11
Aug

Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash in Northfield

On August 7, 2017 at approximately 2:13pm the Washington County RCC received a 911 call from an off-duty Deputy that had come upon a serious two vehicle crash on Rt. 192 in Northfield in the vicinity of box 1580.  The RCC dispatched the Machias ambulance, Machais Fire Department as well as additional Deputies to the scene.  

Thu
17
Aug

Maine Tribes Receive More Than $2.3 Million in Housing Grants

 U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced that the Aroostook Band of Micmacs, the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians, the Penobscot Indian Nation, the Passamaquoddy Tribe of Pleasant Point Reservation, and the Passamaquoddy Tribe of Indian Township received a total of $2,302,764 through the U.S.

Thu
31
Aug

Visiting French Family Shares Perception of Americans

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
31
Aug

Eastport Pirate Festival Promises to Thrill Attendees

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
31
Aug

Moody Joins CES as Music Teacher

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Amelia Moody has joined the staff of Calais Elementary School to serve as interim music teacher while teacher Cynthia Dineen is on a one-year leave.  Miss Moody worked as a substitute music teacher at the end of last school year at the elementary school. 

Thu
31
Aug

Free Healthy Cooking Class in Calais and Eastport

Healthy Acadia, in partnership with the Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center, is excited to offer “Cooking Matters,” a free, six-session healthy cooking class series, in Calais and Eastport this fall. The series is specially designed for those struggling with a tight food budget while living with cancer. Classes are also great for those living with diabetes and chronic disease.

Thu
31
Aug

Rival Kickball Game Held in Woodland

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

For the second year running, the towns of Woodland and Princeton came together for the annual Princeton vs. Woodland youth kickball game on Friday, August 25th.

Thu
31
Aug

Music on the Green

Tuesday's Music on the Green was Saturday Night Rock Band sponsored by Yancy's Restaurant. Saturday Night Rock Band played a variety of covers of great rock songs that had the crowd rocking and singing along.  (Photo by Kaileigh Deacon)

Thu
31
Aug

Rock Hunting Hits the Calais Waterfront

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Thu
31
Aug

BLUE DEVIL ALUMNI ACTION SHOTS AT CHS

Men’s Calais High School Alumni Game

 

Large Crowd Enjoys the Summer Highlight at CHS

 

Game Scores & Individual Results:

Team White 82

Thu
31
Aug

Woodland Rec. News

FALL PROGRAMS: Date, time, and place will be announced later.

Hunter Safety Course (ages 10 & up): Tues. Sept. 12 at 6 p.m. at the Muni. Bldg. & Sat. Sept. 23 at 8:30 am, WES Gym. Donations accepted.

Thu
31
Aug

ST. CROIX COUNTRY CLUB FULL TILT PHOTOS

Thu
31
Aug

Calais-Area Fall Baseball

The 12 to 14 year old group that makes up the Calais-area fall baseball team has been busy with team practices, including a team clinic last week at Sluggers Training Facility in Brewer.  There, the team received instruction from Dean Husted, who was drafted at the age of 19 and played Rookie Ball with the Montreal Expos, and Justin Crisafulli, who was drafted out of high sc

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