October 2017

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Fri
27
Oct

Beginning Food Business Workshop November in Machias

University of Maine Cooperative Extension is offering a free workshop November 9 designed for people considering a small-scale food business. “Recipe to Market: Is It for Me?” will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the UMaine Extension office, 28 Center St., Machias. 

Fri
20
Oct

Woodland Pulp Replaces Damaged Road in Baileyville

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Fri
20
Oct

Calais’ Scarecrow Fest Has Full Day of Fun Activities Scheduled for Oct. 28

Downtown Calais is the place to be on Saturday, Oct. 28, as the Scarecrow Fest sponsored by Calais Downtown Revitalization Coalition (CDRC) has a full day of great activities packed full of fun and downtown merchants are having an all day Trick or Treat, so dress up for this magical day.

Fri
20
Oct

CES Students Learn Fire Safety

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
20
Oct

Maine Books for Maine Kids Holds Christmas Book Drive

By Natalie Scott

 

Fri
20
Oct

Youth Invited to Learn Robotics and Coding at Calais Library

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
20
Oct

Metal and Hardcore Music Event Comes to Calais

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
20
Oct

Woodland Dragon Soccer


To view all the photos, see pages 12-13 of the October 19, 2017 issue.  You may also view on the Digital Version here


Area Boys’ Soccer

 

Fri
20
Oct

Woodland Dragon Soccer

Freshman Matthew Minoty brings the ball down the field. (Photo by John Rogers)

Fri
20
Oct

Woodland Recreation Dept. Calendar

 

Wednesday, October  18:

4:00 p.m.- Elementary/ Jr. High Cross Country, grades 3-8 at the Moosehorn in Calais, League Championship

Thursday,  October  19:

4:00 p.m.- Jr. Soccer, grades 2-3, WES Field

Fri
20
Oct

John “Al” Churchill – Vietnam War

By Lura Jackson

Fri
20
Oct

Calais Waterfront Construction

Work is now underway on the Calais Waterfront as Donovan Construction of Crawford capably labors to install a docking facility pump station for the planned expansion to the harbor. According to owner Brian Donovan, the work will be completed by November 1st. (Photo by Lura Jackson) 

Fri
27
Oct

DECH Birth

Frank Tomkiewicz III and Kaitlyn Contildes of East Machias, a boy, Frank Jacob Tomkiewicz IV, born on October 20, 2017 weighing 7lbs., 7oz., 20 inches long.

Fri
27
Oct

Baileyville Police Dept. to Begin Serving Baring

From Baileyville Police Chief Bob Fitzsimmons:

Fri
27
Oct

Final Calais Celtic Concert - BARRULE, From the Isle of Man

Calais Celtic Concerts will present Barrule from the Isle of Man at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Calais on Saturday, October 28th, at 6:00 p.m. US/ 7:00 p.m. Canadian time. This will be the final show of the season for the series. There will not be a Christmas show this year.

Fri
20
Oct

Down East Credit Union Named 4th Best Place to Work in Maine

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
20
Oct

Pratt Donates $1,500 for Breast Cancer Screenings

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
20
Oct

13th Annual Turkey-A-Thon

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

For the last thirteen years WQDY-WCRQ has partnered with Healthy Acadia to raise money to purchase turkeys. This year’s Turkey-A-Thon was the event’s thirteenth and it took place appropriately on Friday, October 13th. 

Fri
20
Oct

CES Raises Money for Turkey-A-Thon

Presenting Turkey-A-Thon organizer Jeff Demmons with a check for funds raised at Calais Elementary School is Sophia R. 

Fri
20
Oct

Editors Desk - Standing on Solid Foundations

Shall I compare thy beauty to a granite stone? While Shakespeare never wrote those words exactly, it’s what comes to mind when thinking about the community of Down East Maine. As impressionable humans, it’s true that we are influenced by our surroundings.

Fri
20
Oct

Strengthening the Future of Maine’s Manufacturing Industry

Each year, on the first Friday of October, cities and towns across America celebrate National Manufacturing Day. This is a day where we honor the people and businesses that drive local economies, and I was proud to cosponsor the Senate’s resolution honoring this day.

Fri
20
Oct

Scouts Clean-Up Downtown Calais

 

The Bear Cub Scouts were delighted to receive a tour of the Calais Fire-EMS station on Thursday night. (Photo courtesy of Sonya DePriest)

Fri
20
Oct

Halloween Tips for Pets and Their People

Halloween is that time of year when many children and even some adults like to dress up in costumes that make them look different and often scary. They may even take on the stilted walk or the pseudo-terrifying vocalizations of the character they are portraying. 

Fri
20
Oct

Woman Dies After Being Struck by Car

On Friday October 13th at 1706 hours the Washington County RCC received a call of a crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian on the East Side Road in Addison.

Fri
20
Oct

Grand Lake Stream News

 

Dave McCullough

 

Fri
20
Oct

Princeton News

Sandra Smith

 

Fri
20
Oct

Baring News

Sally Doten

454-2625

 

Fri
20
Oct

Land Transfers by Deed September 29, 2017 through October 10, 2017

 

Fri
20
Oct

Two High Speed Internet Companies Merge

Bill Varney, CEO of Premium Choice Broadband and Andy Hinkley, President of Cornerstone Communications d/b/a MaineStream Internet, have announced the acquisition of Cornerstone and their interest in North Country Broadband by Premium Choice Broadband.  

Sun
15
Oct

Calais Shines a Light on Domestic Violence

By Lura Jackson

 

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