August 2017

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Thu
03
Aug

Miss International Pageants Fun For Boys and Girls

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

The unofficial kick off to the International Homecoming Festival is always the International Homecoming Pageants. The pageants have been at staple event of the Festival for around thirty years and one of the biggest fund raisers for the Festival. 

Thu
03
Aug

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. 

Thu
03
Aug

Alexander/Crawford

Cassie Oakes

 

Thu
03
Aug

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. 

Thu
03
Aug

Princeton

Sandra Smith

 

Thu
03
Aug

Calais American Legion

Michael McLean

454-3435

 

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. 

Thu
03
Aug

Grand Lake Stream

Dave McCullough

Thu
03
Aug

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.  

Thu
03
Aug

Meddybemps

Linda Baniszeski 

 

Thu
03
Aug

Dennysville

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 drhs@myfairpoint.net for a tour of this visually rich presentati

Thu
03
Aug

Baring

 

Sally Doten

454-2625

 

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

Thu
03
Aug

Robbinston

 

Kathy Mekelburg

454-0654

 

Thu
03
Aug

Out and About

By Dorothy Johnson

 

Thu
03
Aug

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.

Thu
03
Aug

International Festival Schedule

THURSDAY, AUGUST 10

 

Thu
03
Aug

Carnival Fun at the Peanut Fair

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Summer is about fairs and festivals and the fun and food that go along with them. During the International Homecoming Festival Calais holds its own little fair behind the elementary school, the annual Peanut Fair. 

Thu
03
Aug

WOODLAND RECREATION SUMMER DAY CAMP FUN!

Pictured are members of the Woodland Recreation Summer Day Camp. Members include l-r: Sara Boies, Jenni Cox, Shawna Monk, Sophie McDonald, Andrew Howland, Andrew Gallway, and Alec McGaw. Absent from photo: Shaye Beers. (Photo by John Rogers).


Thu
03
Aug

Free Football Camp for Youth To Be Held in St. Stephen

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
03
Aug

CARL (DONNIE) MCGOULDRICK "Big Shoe McGoo"

 

Baileyville - Carl McGouldrick, 82, passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side.

Thu
03
Aug

CHRISTINE FRANCES GRANT

Christine Frances (Campbell) Grant passed away January 18, 2017.  Christine was born October 20, 1919 to Frank and Eleanor (Mehan) Campbell of Calais. She was predeceased by her husband Harold A.

Thu
03
Aug

RHODA LYNN LEAVITT

 Baileyville - Rhoda Lynn Leavitt, 61, passed away Saturday, July 29, 2017, at the Calais Regional Hospital, with her family by her side after a long battle with cancer.

Thu
03
Aug

ROSELLA A. LAGERQUIST

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.

Thu
03
Aug

HELENA M. JOHNSON - Eastport

 

Eastport – Helena “Margie” Johnson, 77, passed away Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Eastport Memorial Nursing Home.  Margie was born in Calais on December 11, 1939.  She was predeceased by her parents, George and Gladys (Diffin) Johnson; and a cousin Dennis Johnson. 

Thu
03
Aug

Why Am I Still Struggling with the Same Old Things?

inwood Trott 

(Woodland Baptist Church)

 

Thu
03
Aug

Washington County Community College and Calais Regional Hospital Partner for Student Healthcare Camp

In any field that involves hands-on work, there is no better way to determine if you’re suited for the work itself without experiencing the associated hands-on activities.

Thu
03
Aug

Two Arrested, Charged with Cherryfield Murder

By Sarah Craighead 

Dedmon

 

State Police have confirmed that a man and woman from New York City were arrested in New York and charged in connection with the homicide discovered in Cherryfield last month.

Fri
11
Aug

Publisher thanks new Calais Paperboy

 

Shaking hands at The Calais Advertiser offices are Shane DelMonaco (left), paperboy, and Pierre Little, publisher. Little, who recalls his own days as a paperboy fondly, is glad to have the tradition returning to the paper. (Photo by Lura Jackson)

Fri
11
Aug

Golf - Border Electric Golf Tournament

 

James Macdonald Wins Everett Meader Memorial

 

Fri
11
Aug

Golf - St. Croix Country Club Notes

 

Wow.... time flies when you're having fun! It's hard to believe the half way point of the season is almost upon us. With the month of August right around the corner, I wanted to give the members and guests a heads up regarding the very busy schedule of events beginning next week.  

Fri
11
Aug

BLUE DEVILS IN ACTION SHOTS AT UMM

Fouled, but still got the shot off. (Photo by John Rogers).

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