October 2017

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Fri
06
Oct

Pet Corner - For the love and health of your beloved pets

Dogs. Who doesn’t love them? They embody all of the very qualities we wish we could find in humans. Let’s explore how dogs can teach us a little bit about unconditional love and acceptance.

Fri
06
Oct

Calais Tractor Supply Celebrates With Farmers’ Market

 Customers of the Calais Tractor Supply store are invited to shop crafts, produce and other local goods at the TSC Farmers’ Market on Saturday, October 7.

From 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., local farmers and crafters will showcase and sell their homemade and homegrown goods in front of the Tractor Supply store at 289 South Street.

Fri
06
Oct

International Dancers Visit Third Grade Students at CES

On Thursday, September 21st, Eastport Arts Center's International Dancers visited the third grade students of music teacher Miss Moody at Calais Elementary School.  This enthusiastic group of 30 children loved the music and learning folk dances from Israel, South Africa and Greece.

Fri
06
Oct

Alexander School News

Cassie Oakes

 

Classroom, school wide and cross country pictures will be taken Friday, October 6th.  If you didn’t receive your order envelope please contact Brenda in the office at 454-2623.

There is going to be a Cross Country Meet on October 11th in Indian Township.

Fri
06
Oct

Princeton News

Sandra Smith

 

Fri
06
Oct

Calais Area Fall Baseball

Coach Vinson congratulates Matt Dana after he crushed a home run. 

Fri
06
Oct

HARLAND S. HITCHINGS

 Princeton – Harland Samuel Hitchings, 95, passed away surrounded by his family on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at a Bangor hospital.  Harland was born in Bangor on January 13, 1922, son of the late Samuel and Katharine (Merrill) Hitchings.  He graduated from Orono High School, Higgins Classical Institute, and the University of Main

Fri
06
Oct

SANDRA N. HILL

Calais – Sandra Nina Hill, 82, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, September 26, 2017.  Sandra was born in Calais on April 15, 1935, daughter of Lawrence and Gwendolyn (Gardiner) Johnstone. 

Fri
06
Oct

ROY EUGENE QUINN

Dennysville - 81 died surrounded by his family with lots of love on the date of September 30, 2017 at St. Joseph Hospital Bangor, Maine.

Fri
06
Oct

North Perry Church to Dedicate New Steeple, New Entrance and Historic Bell

When the North Perry United Methodist Church was built in 1909, the entrance to the chapel faced the main road. But a new road was built in 1924, leaving the church literally back-to to passing motorists, with no entrance to the church visible from what is now U.S. Route One.

Fri
06
Oct

Volunteers Honored by Washington County Extension Association

The Washington County Extension Association held its annual meeting on Tuesday, September 19 in Cherryfield. During the meeting, Christina Vizcarrondo of Eastport was given the Norman W.

Fri
06
Oct

Out and About

By Dorothy Johnson

 

Fri
06
Oct

Alexander/Crawford News

Cassie Oakes

 

Fri
06
Oct

Meddybemps News

Linda Baniszeski 

 

Fri
06
Oct

New Insurance Agency Office Opens at Down East Credit Union in Calais

 

On October 2, 2017 the Calais community has a new option for personal and commercial insurance as Down East Insurance Agency (DEIA) agent, Judy Mitchell, will be opening an office inside the Calais Down East Credit Union branch. 

Sun
15
Oct

Editor's Desk - Celebrating Autumn in the St. Croix Valley

 

Sun
15
Oct

Women Entrepreneurs Invited to Join Rising Tide Network

by Lura Jackson

 

Sun
15
Oct

Totally Trades! Conference for Girls

Washington County – A day-long event designed to encourage females to consider careers in fields traditionally underrepresented by women will bring together participants from schools throughout Washington County on Friday, October 27, 2017 at the Washington County Community College Campus.   

Sun
15
Oct

Senior Health & Safety Expo

 

The Washington County Thriving in Place Initiative invites all seniors to the Senior Health & Safety Expo -- a special event created to address some of the most pressing issues facing our aging residents on October 21st from 9 a.m. to noon in the Multipurpose Room of the Maine Veterans’ Home in Machias.

Sun
15
Oct

LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY RUNNERS IN ACTION

See all the photos on pages 14-15 or download the Digital Version Here

 

Sun
15
Oct

Blue Devils Take Top Honor

Downeast Athletic Conference X-C Championship

 

Boys’ Blue Devils & Girls’ Lady Knights Win Team Titles

 

Machias – October 2

The course is 3.1 miles

Boys’ Scores:

Sun
15
Oct

Octoberfest Kickball

Sun
15
Oct

High School Volleyball Action

 

Lady Blue Devils Take Win From Lady Dragons

 

Class C StandingsWLIndex

1.  Woodland9183.4

2.  Calais7361.6

3.  WA5460.8

4.  Narraguagus7540.1

6.  J-B7531.6

 

Sun
15
Oct

Area Boys’ Soccer

 

Dragons take Blue Devils 2-0

 

Class C StandingsWLTIndex

11.  Narraguagus3721.0

13.  Calais16212.4

Class D Standings

4. Woodland91171.1

5. J-B92166.5

10. Shead55131.1

 

Sun
15
Oct

Area Girls’ Soccer

 

Class C StandingsWLTIndex

7.  Narraguagus71149.4

9.  Calais63132.8

Class D Standings

12. Shead46123.1

14. Woodland27221.2

Calais 3                    Woodland 0

Sun
15
Oct

Artemis’s Attic Hosts CDRC’S Chili Cook-Off Set for Oct. 28

 Who makes the best chili in the region? Here’s your chance to find out! Everyone is invited to cook up his or her favorite chili recipe and submit it for this fabulous Cook-Off to be held Oct. 28, from 12 to 2 p.m. at Artemis’s Attic on Main Street.  This event is part of the downtown Scarecrow Fest sponsored by Calais Downtown Revitalization Coalition (CDRC).

Sun
15
Oct

Danforth Train Crash

At approximately 7:19 p.m. the Washington County Regional Communication Center received multiple 911 calls reporting a train and tractor trailer collision in Danforth.  Initial callers reported the train collided with a fuel truck and multiple explosions were heard as well as a partial derailment of the train.

Sun
15
Oct

Sharing Our National Parks with the Next Generation

When I finished my second term as governor in 2003, I embarked on an unconventional new adventure: I hopped in an RV with my wife Mary and our two children and circumnavigated the country, from Maine to Florida to California to Washington (State) and finally, back home to Maine.

Sun
15
Oct

CES Practices Lock Down Drill

Sun
15
Oct

Cherryfield Murder Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

By Sarah Craighead 

Dedmon

 

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