August 2017



Sally Doten



Well, I bet everyone is anxious to read the Baring news this week. Don’t get too excited because there’s not much going on. I will see what I can make up as I type.



Linda Baniszeski 


 Here it is, the end of August already. It has been a beautiful summery month although we could sure use some rain. Texas would probably be very happy to give us a few feet of theirs. Several inches would be nice.

David Mallett to Perform at Triangle Park

The cool breezes of Maine’s northlands have flowed through the songs of David Mallett for more than four decades. His latest, Greenin Up, is a compilation of some re-recordings of his finest work. Greenin’ Up is the culmination of a musical career that began when Mallett was eleven years old, playing in a country and folk duo.

Healthy Acadia’s Blueberry Run

5 Mile Run - Machias Wild Blueberry Run.

Start your Saturday morning of the Festival with a bang … the bang of the gun starting the race! More than 300 runners compete in the 5 mile road race through the streets of Machias and Marshfield. Do you have what it takes to aim for your personal best? If so, register now to reserve your space in this popular event!

CRH Nurses Take Part in Maine Nursing Preceptor Education Program

Three CRH Nurses completed the Maine Nursing Preceptor Education Program conducted by the Lunder-Dineen Health Education Alliance of Maine.  RN’s Kim Harvell, Elizabeth Seeley, and Heather White were part of over 170 nurses from different care settings across the state of Maine at the May workshops, which complement the online education component of the program.  Over 35 organizatio

Chair Affair Auction is Tuesday, Aug. 8 at 5:30 P.M.

This year’s Chair Affair Auction is right around the corner. The annual fundraiser for Calais Downtown Revitalization Coalition (CDRC) is Tuesday, Aug. 8, at 5:30 p.m.before the weekly Music on the Green concert. About 30 Adirondack chairs and some fences will be up for auction thanks to the sponsorship and creative efforts of local businesses.

2017 Eastport Pirate Festival Announced

Ahoy Mates! The Eastport Pirate Festival committee has announced that the easternmost city in the USA will once again host the largest Pirate Festival in Northern New England and Atlantic Canada.  Starting the Friday after Labor Day and continuing through Sunday, your favorite pirate characters will once again descend on Eastport for a weekend of swashbuckling fun.

Music on the Green

Lenard Rutledge with the Mike Levine Trio made the Triangle park swing with a little blues, a little jazz, and even a little Latin music. The music was cool and so was the evening. They were sponsored by the International Motel. (Photo by Kaileigh Deacon).