November 2017

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Fri
24
Nov

TOP TEN ELEMENTARY BOYS - SPORTS

 1. Ethan Coleman, Woodland

Fri
24
Nov

Second Annual Hoops for Health

 The second annual Down East Community Hospital Hoops for Health is scheduled for December 1st and 2nd at the University of Maine Machias gymnasium!  The four games scheduled for Friday will begin at 4:30 p.m.

Fri
24
Nov

Calais High School Sports Schedules

 

BOYS’ BASKETBALL SCHEDULE 2017-2018

DATE               LOCATION/OPPONENT                       GAME TIME        DEPART TIME

 

Fri
24
Nov

ROBERT VERNLEY DAMON

Auburn – Robert Vernley Damon, 89, passed peacefully surrounded by family at Calais Regional Hospital in Calais on November 15, 2017. 

Fri
24
Nov

LOIS E. PHELAN FALOON

Alexander – Lois Evelyn Phelan Faloon, 86, passed away Saturday, November 18, 2017 at a Bangor nursing home.  Lois was born in Alexander on March 7, 1931, daughter of Lyman and Doris (Dwelley) Strout. 

Fri
24
Nov

Devotional - Thy Kingdom Come, Thy Will Be Done

Submitted by Rev. Kevin J. Martin

Pastor of St. Kateri Tekakwitha Paris

 

Fri
24
Nov

Dennysville-Edmunds Congregational Church News

Submitted by Ann Carter

 

Another immensely successful public dinner was held at the Parish Hall on Friday the 18th.

Fri
24
Nov

Out and About

By Dorothy Johnson

 

Fri
24
Nov

Calais American Legion News

Sharon Frost

454-3339

 

Here we are in the start of another week! Right around the corner is the The Lioness Christmas Parade on December 1st. 

Fri
24
Nov

Axiom Recognized

Recognized by Sunrise Economic Council as "Partner of the Year" for its role in supporting Family Futures Downeast at Washington County Community College and the University of Maine at Machias was the Axiom Education and Training Center. (Online photo)

Thu
09
Nov

An Elder Service Navigator is Here for You

By Natalie Boomer

 

Food, fuel, transportation, home repairs, utilities, money matters, healthcare, and insurance can be stressful to figure out all on your own. Nevertheless, it is a situation in which many elderly community members find themselves in. Lisa Suarez is here to help with that. 

Fri
03
Nov

Whitneyville fire death ruled homicide

By Sarah Craighead 

Dedmon

 

Fri
03
Nov

New Dollar Store

Work is proceeding at the site of the future Dollar General store in Baileyville, which has a tentative completion date of March, 2018. "Almost any sort of economic development is good for a community and this will add to the town's tax revenues and employ a few people," Town Manager Rick Bronson said. (Lura Jackson photo)

Fri
03
Nov

Letter to the Editor - St. Stephen and the Calais Free Library

In hand, my "St. Croix River Atlas" contains 25 self-drawn and historically connotated maps, very suitable for school children.

The atlas may be taken apart so each sheet is available to be duplicated for class sets. The design is easily  studied, colored, distance measured by scale or guided on field trips. In other words, it is a free multi-use resources.

Fri
03
Nov

Corey McIver – Kuwait & Afghanistan

By Lura Jackson

Being in the military often enables soldiers to determine what kind of profession and work environment they would flourish in. In the case of Corey McIver, his experience in the military enabled him to recognize that he preferred the role of being a leader, and that is exactly what he has become. 

Fri
03
Nov

Benefit Held to Help Locals Impacted by Hurricane Irma

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

On Saturday October 28th at the Spednic Club in Baileyville, friends and family gathered to help raise money for three former local residents who now live and work in Key West. Irma wreaked havoc on the Keys, leaving many who live there without work and homes. 

Fri
03
Nov

Meet the City Council and School Committee Candidates

By Lura Jackson

 

On Tuesday, November 7th, residents of Calais will have the opportunity to vote for two candidates to sit on both the school committee and the city council. For both committees, there are three potential candidates for voters to choose from. 

Fri
03
Nov

8th Graders Fundraising by Selling Wreaths and Raking Leaves

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
03
Nov

Baileyville Looks at Sewer Billing Issue

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Fri
03
Nov

EMEC Restores Power Rapidly to Calais and Surrounding Areas

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
03
Nov

Voter’s Quick Guide to the Nov. 7 Referendum Election

By Sarah Craighead 

Dedmon

 

Fri
03
Nov

Senator Joyce Maker’s Monthly Column

Things are usually quiet during this time of the year at the State House, but last Monday was different as we all returned to Augusta once more to convene for a special session. 

Fri
03
Nov

Reports of the ACA’s Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

 With the holiday season approaching, I know that many of us are starting to shop for friends and family. But I want to highlight another type of shopping that could have a profound impact on your wellbeing: healthcare.

Fri
03
Nov

Editors Desk - Racing into the Future

 

Living in rural Maine, it isn’t often that we get to celebrate being future-oriented. In the past week, however, at least two events have transpired that bring it to mind: the fiber optic broadband project and the Scarecrow Festival.

Thu
09
Nov

Proposed Emera Rate Hike Spurs Heated Comments

By Ruth Leubecker 

 

Emera Maine, which has built a substation to service island communities, has requested a rate hike likely to add $3.60 to the average electric bill.

Thu
09
Nov

Land Transfers by Deed October 11, 2017 through October 23, 2017

Allen Daisey and Linda Daisey of Belmont, New Hampshire to Craig G. Koch and Carol A.

Thu
09
Nov

Marketplace Insurance – Key Dates to Remember

The Open Enrollment period for 2018 health coverage will begin soon. People who wish to shop for insurance in the Health Marketplace have some key dates to keep in mind.

Thu
09
Nov

Machias ED Completion Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The Emergency Department expansion and renovation is near completion.  To officially mark that milestone, DECH will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony.  The ribbon cutting will take place in front of the new Emergency Department at 11 Hospital Way on November 15 at 11:00am.

Thu
09
Nov

Veterans’ Service Agencies to Co-Host Suicide Prevention Summit

Last month, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) released its findings from the most current and comprehensive analysis of Veteran suicide rates in the United States to-date. The data includes overall suicide rates by state, age, and gender for FY 2014, and the results for Maine were staggering.

Thu
09
Nov

Young Women Get Hands-on with Nontraditional Trades at WCCC

 

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