August 2017

Pets Corner

This week I want to talk about inflammation in your pet’s body and the foods and additives that both cause and aggravate it. The two biggest causes of joint pain and inflammation in dogs and cats are: 1) grains (especially flour) and 2) artificial coloring. 




Baileyville and Princeton – Mary “Norma” Allen, 88, passed away peacefully on August 2, 2017 to be with the Lord and the love of her life, her husband Howard D. Allen.  Norma was born in Calais on June 26, 1929, daughter of the late Edward and Dorothy (Freeman) Mahar. 


Calais – Kassadi Christen Louise Gidney, 20, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, August 5, 2017 as a result of an automobile accident. Kassadi was born in Calais on April 16, 1997, daughter of Jeffrey and Heather (Waycott) Gidney.

Calais Regional Births



On July 1, 2017 to Elizabeth Ashley and Matt LaCasse of Eastport, a girl, Emma Rae LaCasse.

On July 4, 2017 to Cody Shirley and Joshua Phelps of Princeton, a boy, Caden Richard Phelps.

On July 7, 2017 to Emily and Jordan Codrey of Robbinston, a girl, Peyton Olivia Codrey.

Baileyville Receives $500,000 Infrastructure Grant


The town of Baileyville is among several recipients across Maine of an infrastructure grant from the Northern Border Regional Commission [NBRC]. Baileyville will be receiving $500,000 to fund Phase II of the Town’s ongoing infrastructure improvements project and will replace 3,500 linear feet of leaking sewer system piping along Broadway.