August 2017

Street Dance - A Fun Party

By Kaileigh Deacon


What better way to start the International Festival Festivities than to have a giant block party open to both sides of the Border? 

The Calais Fire Association’s Street Dance has been a long time festival hit with kids of all ages from both sides of the border. 

Perry News

 A Benefit Concert at the Perry Congregational Church by the country band Timber Creek this past Saturday raised over a thousand dollars to benefit the family of Vicky Lincoln, who served the community for many years.  The band contributed their music, and an audience of a hundred people did the rest.  Thanks are expressed to all for this generous good work. 

Calais American Legion

Michael McLean



Troy Ramsdell and I were the Color Guard for the Defenders Diabetes Ride Saturday! The Defenders are a chapter of law enforcement officers and first responders supporting the diabetes cause throughout the United States. 

Campobello Island News

 The Friends of the Campobello Museum (FOCM) will be meeting on Wednesday, August 2 at the Library in Welshpool at 7 p.m.  All those interested in helping to care for the future of this important collection of island cultural artifacts are welcome.  From more information, please call President Beverley Corey at 752-2967,or Secretary Meredith Browne at 752-1899.  


This Summer’s exhibition at the Academy /Vestry Museum, entitled  Audubon: Down East to Labrador, continues to welcome visitors on Saturday afternoons, from 1 to 4 p.m., and at other times by prior arrangement with Dennys River Historical Society.  Please call 726-3905 or email for a tour of this visually rich presentati



Sally Doten



Not much going on in the village this week. I really had to search for what I have to share, so here goes.

Collins, King Announce More Than $300,000 to Keep Maine’s Pipelines Safe

U.S. Senators Susan Collins, the Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittee, and Senator Angus King, a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded $303,037 to the Maine Public Utilities Commission.


Robbinston – Rosella Anne Lagerquist, 82, passed away on July 24, 2017 at Westgate Manor in Bangor.  Rosella was born on November 18, 1934 to John and Gladys (Mingo) Crawford in Concord, NH where she spent her childhood and attended school, graduating from St.