October 2017

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Fri
27
Oct

Suspected Farmer's Union Market Burglar Arrested

From Pleasant Point Police Department:  At approximately 0300 in the early morning hours of Oct. 18th, the Pleasant Point Police Department received a call from dispatch asking us to respond via request from the Washington County Sheriff’s department to the Farmer’s Union grocery store for an alarm.

Fri
27
Oct

Sheriff Seeks Info on Strawberry Patch Burglary

The Washington County Sheriff's Office is investigating an incident in Perry, Maine. Deputy Tim Mace is seeking assistance in identifying the individual in this photograph. Please contact the Regional Communications Center at 255-8308 with any information that you may have in identifying or locating this individual.

Fri
27
Oct

From the Editor's Desk - The Challenges of Decreased Revenue and Continued Needs

The topic of raising – or lowering – taxes is a hot issue on both the local and the national scene. Locally speaking, city councilors are recognizing that the possibility of continuing to offer the same services that Calais has become known for around the immediate area while maintaining the city’s infrastructure may not be possible without raising taxes.

Fri
27
Oct

Letter to the Editor - Proposal by the Maine State Nurses Association

I would like to respond to the proposal going to the state legislature that is supported by the Maine State Nurses Association (MSNA).

Fri
27
Oct

Letter to the Editor

Attorney General, Janet Mills, is a Democrat candidate for Governor who supports taxpayers by voting yes on question 2 on the November 7th ballot. Question 2 will allow Maine to accept about 486 million dollars of federal funds to expand Medicare.

Fri
27
Oct

Letter to the Editor - Cobscook Friends Monthly Meeting

 Cobscook Friends Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) endorses the effort to extend Medicaid to over 70,000 low income Maine citizens who do not have health coverage.

Fri
27
Oct

Youth Soccer Program

Fri
27
Oct

Area Boys’ Soccer

 

Woodland will host Penobscot Valley on Tuesday at 2:00 for the Class D quarterfinal game. The winner will continue to the semi-finals on Friday to play the winner of the Central Aroostook/MSSN contest.

Class C Prelim at Woodland

Woodland 3 def. Shead 2 OT

Fri
27
Oct

Lady Blue Devil Volleyball Action

See full photo spread on pages 16-17 of the October 26, 2017 issue or view here on the Digital Version

HS Volleyball Action

Fri
27
Oct

Cooper News

Fri
27
Oct

Alexander/Crawford News

Cassie Oakes

 

Congratulations to Grace Howard of Alexander on being crowned Miss Acadia Ambassador 2018 this past weekend.  Grace is the daughter of Melanie and Travis Howard.

Fri
27
Oct

Scarecrows Around Calais

Some of the many scarecrows proliferating in the downtown area include one from the United States Postal Service - a truck being chased by a dog with "RIP Bills and Junk Mail" written on its sign - and one of the flying monkeys from the Wizard of Oz. (Facebook photos)

Fri
27
Oct

Calais News

Sharon Frost

454-3339

 

On Saturday, October 28th, the Hyssongs will be at the Second Baptist Church at 6:30 p.m. This a concert you don’t want to miss.

Fri
27
Oct

Alexander School

Cassie Oakes

 

The 8th grade class is selling RADA CUTLERY.  If you would like to purchase some see an 8th grader or call the office at 454-2623.

Fri
27
Oct

Princeton News

Sandra Smith

 

Fri
27
Oct

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

United States of America, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development of Washington, D. C. to Derek G. W. Jones of Quincy, Massachusetts a certain parcel of land with the improvements thereon erected located at 50 Lincoln Street in the City of Calais

Fri
27
Oct

Meddybemps News

Linda Baniszeski 

 

Fri
27
Oct

Nurses Call on Maine Legislature to Protect Healthcare for Rural Maine Patients

Members of the Maine State Nurses Association/National Nurses United (MSNA/NNU) held a press conference Thursday, October 19, to speak out in strong support of a bill to protect healthcare for patients in rural Maine. They called on legislators to take up a critical bill, “An Act to Protect Rural Maine Healthcare,” in the Maine legislature’s upcoming emergency session.

Fri
27
Oct

“PUMPKINHEADS” by Tom Brennan

Fri
27
Oct

Baring News

Sally Doten

454-2625

 

Fri
27
Oct

LINCOLN FREDERICK GAYTON

Lincoln Frederick Gayton, SKI, USN, Retired, 85 of Calais, Maine, died October 16, 2017. He was born in St. Stephen, N.B., Canada, April 16, 1932, the son of George E. and Helen B. (Harvell) Gayton.

Fri
27
Oct

VIRGINIA M. WALKER

Robbinston – Virginia May Walker, 88, passed away Monday, October 16, 2017 at the Robbinston Bridge Home.  Virginia was born in Cooper on March 16, 1929, daughter of Fred and Ethel (Dodge) Clark. 

Fri
27
Oct

CHARLES RICHARD HARRIMAN

Codyville Plt  - Charles R. Harriman, 73, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on October 21st, 2017 at EMEC in Bangor, Maine due to complications. 

He was born on September 13, 1944 in Princeton, Maine.

Fri
27
Oct

United Way Works to Assess Eastern Maine’s Greatest Needs

By Sarah Craighead 

Dedmon

 

Which comes first—poverty or drug addiction? Drug addiction or homelessness? When you’re spending money to improve Washington County’s well being, where does a dollar go the farthest?  And how do you measure success?

Fri
27
Oct

Fire Safety at Charlotte Elementary School

On Tuesday, October 17, all students and many of their teachers and ed techs visited our station. Lt. Jeff Orchard went over several fire safety items with the kids participating.

Fri
27
Oct

Out and About

By Dorothy Johnson

 

Fri
27
Oct

Soup and Poetry at the Calais Free Library

The Friends of the Calais Free Library are pleased to be able to offer again the popular Soup & Poetry evening in the lovely old library building’s Children’s Room, where the children’s shelves will be rolled aside to make room for cozy tables and chairs for the attendees.  Friday, October 27th, from 6 to 8 p.m., will be an evening that begins with enjoying various soups, breads

Fri
27
Oct

Calais American Legion

Michael McLean

454-3435

 

Fri
27
Oct

Grand Lake Stream News

Dave McCullough

 

Fri
27
Oct

PAWS Hosts FALL in Love Adoption Event!

As the foliage peaks and temperatures drop, PAWS Brave Hearts invites you to delight in the fall season by falling in love with one of the marvelous animals in their care.  Fall is always special in animal shelters and this year is no exception.  Visitors can expect to be greeted by cats and dogs, young and old, who are eager to find new families.  

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