August 2017

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Thu
31
Aug

City Council Begins Discussions on Marijuana Grow Operations

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

On Thursday, August 28 the Calais City Council met following the Property Committee. After the meeting was called to order and the previous minutes and consent agenda approved, they opened with the first of two public hearings. 

Thu
31
Aug

Proposal to connect Baileyville residents with high speed fiber optic internet was approved 15-2

Signing the first-in-state interlocal agreement for a fiber utility project is Calais City Manager Jim Porter (left) and Baileyville Town Manager Rick Bronson. The proposal to connect Baileyville residents with high speed fiber optic internet was approved 15-2 at a special town meeting on August 28th. (Photo by Lura Jackson)

Thu
31
Aug

Second Baptist Church Places Time Capsule Under Bell Stand

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
31
Aug

East Coast River Relay Launches from Calais

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
31
Aug

Project OWN Cuts Down Drug Activity in Calais

By Lura Jackson

 

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31
Aug

Police Chief: “Zero Tolerance” For Drivers Passing School Busses

By Lura Jackson

 

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31
Aug

Appreciating the Beauty of the Familiar

It can be easy to take some things for granted, even if it is our best intention not to. Here in Maine, we are surrounded by an abundance of natural beauty, for instance, and it becomes familiar to us to the extent that it can blend in to our daily lives.

Thu
31
Aug

Letter to the Editor

Although it’s almost time to close the book on summer, long shall remain the pleasant memories of the trip my husband and I made to Dennysville and Pembroke to explore my Dudley family roots. Much was accomplished during our three-day stay and I’d like to publicly thank the following individuals for their kindness and generosity.

Thu
31
Aug

Senator Joyce Maker’s Monthly Column

Earlier this month, the Legislature reconvened for the final day of the first session for a “veto day” to take action on two dozen bills that had been returned by the governor, and to address all outstanding business.

Thu
31
Aug

Monroe Street Paving

Monroe Street was among the latest streets to have its surface paved as part of the City of Calais's ongoing effort to stabilize street surfaces before the end of the warmer seasons. (Photo by Lura Jackson)

Thu
31
Aug

Property Committee Considers Unobskey Grant for Tennis Courts

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

On Thursday, August 24 at the Calais City Hall, the Property Committee met prior to the City Council meeting. The topics addressed were a property issue from Bob Follis, painting the trim at the Calais Free Library and a $21,000 grant for the tennis courts.

Thu
31
Aug

Stuff the Bus!

Thu
31
Aug

BLUE DEVIL ALUMNI ACTION SHOTS AT CHS

Chris Taylor, Class of ’07, drives left. (Photo by John Rogers).


Thu
31
Aug

ANDREW ‘ANDY’ “WAYNE” HARRIMAN

 

Princeton -  Andrew 'Andy' "Couch Potato" Harriman, husband, father, son, brother, uncle, friend passed away unexpectedly  at the age of 45 years on Wednesday July 5,2017.  He was born on December 13, 1971 in Calais, Maine at Calais Regional Hospital. 

Thu
31
Aug

Community Café and Meals on Wheels for September

September 1: Chicken Pot Pie, Broccoli Cuts, Wheat Bread, Dessert. 

September 4: Sweet and Sour Meatballs, Sesame Vegetable Rice, Green Beans, Wheat Bread, Dessert

September 5: Cheese and Beef Macaroni, Mixed Vegetables, Wheat Bread, Dessert.

Thu
17
Aug

44th Annual International Homecoming Parade

The International Homecoming Festival Parade was a showcase of flags, vehicles and smiles as its participants gamely greeted the hundreds of spectators that lined the streets in both Calais and St. Stephen. (Photos by Lura Jackson) 

Thu
17
Aug

Partnership Aims to Restore Prominent Downtown Buildings

 

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
17
Aug

Skies to Darken from Partial Solar Eclipse

By Lura Jackson 

Thu
17
Aug

The International Parade that Almost Wasn’t

If you were in town for this week’s International Homecoming Festival, you had the opportunity to see the fruition of the efforts of two cities in two separate countries coordinating to ensure that national borders don’t sever the international community of the St. Croix Valley.

Thu
17
Aug

Capital Campaign - Save The Children Maternity Residence

I am writing to you to solicit your endorsement and financial support for a proposal to create a non-profit maternity residence for pregnant young women for our Lewiston-Auburn area.  The pro-life movement and anti-abortion campaigns have reduced the number of abortions; however, there is more to be done.  In 2015, the latest data available, there were 5 abortions per day for a tota

Thu
17
Aug

Winners Announced for First National Bank Photo Contest

First National Bank is proud to announce the winners of its tenth annual Customer Photo Calendar Contest. Fourteen color photographs have been chosen from over 150 entries, and each winning photographer will be awarded a $100 cash prize.

Thu
17
Aug
Thu
17
Aug

Caricatures Art Show Thrills Attendees

 

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
17
Aug

Pleasant Point Holds 17th Annual Canoe Trip

By Natalie Scott

 

Thu
31
Aug

Land Transfers by Deed August 4, 2017-August 17, 2017

 

Wilma K. Dray of Crawford and Cathy J. Osgood of Easton to Ronald I. Crawford and Pauline R. Crawford of Crawford a certain lot or parcel of land and right of way situated in Crawford and being the “Fourth Lot” described in the Deed from Kathleen C. Church to Wilma K. Dray dated December 22, 1987 (also sometimes described as “Reserved Lot # 3”)

Thu
31
Aug

Court News

ADJ: Adjudicated

OFC: Offense committed

DFLT: defaulted judgement

GLTY: guilty

Thu
31
Aug

FRANCES E. PERKINS, 82

 

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31
Aug

DOROTHY LOUISE (NELSON) KELLEY

KELLEY- At the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB., Tuesday, August 22, 2017, Dorothy Louise (Nelson) Kelley. 

Born October 5, 1930 in St. Stephen, NB., daughter of the late Kenneth and Margaret (Mills) Nelson. 

Thu
31
Aug

Lessons on Being a Man

By Linwood Trott

 

Thu
31
Aug

Out and About

By Dorothy Johnson

 

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