November 2017

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Sun
19
Nov

Route One Project to Feature Musicians of Northeast Maine

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
09
Nov

DECH Birth

To Blaize Grant of Machias and Joey Brown Jr., of Whiting a boy, Greyson Alan Brown born on November 1, 2017 weighing 7lbs., 1 oz., 21 inches long.

To James R. and Crystal R. Bore of Pleasant Point, a boy, Justin R. Bore born on November 3, 2017 weighing 9lbs., 21.5 inches long.

Thu
09
Nov

The Value of Experiences

In this issue we are paying homage to the veterans of this community, though there are certainly many, many more that are going without such public recognition. In the past few months I have had the pleasure of interviewing a number of veterans about their experiences, and it has given me an understanding about the breadth and depth of their individual lives.

Thu
09
Nov

Honoring Those Who Have Served

 Of all the revered days in our Nation’s history, Veterans Day holds a sacred place. Nearly one hundred years ago -- on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month--a ceasefire between the Allied and Central Powers went into effect, marking the end of World War I hostilities.

Thu
09
Nov

Letter to the Editor - Is the Doctor In? Ask Bruce Poliquin

If you were born after December of 1964 you have never known a time when Machias did not have a modern hospital with a trained 24- hour Emergency Department. While we can be proud and thankful for its founders' wisdom, the hospital can only operate if it is financially supported on a yearly basis.

Thu
09
Nov

CRH and DECH Partnering to Bring OB/GYN Care to Calais

Staff from both Calais Regional Hospital and Down East Community Hospital in Machias, have been working on a plan to provide quality OB/GYN services locally in Calais.  Rod Boula, CRH CEO, and Dennis Welsh, DECH CEO, began discussions with the announcement that delivery services would be ending at CRH.  With all of the logistics of such an endeavor finally worked out, it is exciting

Thu
09
Nov

Original 1809 City Records Preserved by Historical Society

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
09
Nov

Vendors Sought for Annual Holiday Market

The Eastport Arts Center is currently taking registrations for tables for their annual Holiday Market,which will be held on Saturday, November 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tables are first come, first served; fee is $25 for an 8-foot table. Youth vendors can reserve a small space (size to be determined by need) for $5.

Thu
09
Nov

“Grampie” Bill Gibson - Hawaii

By Lura Jackson

Thu
09
Nov

Washington County Community Café and Meals on Wheels for November

Wed., Nov. 1,2017; Garden Vegetable Cheese Ravioli,, Mixed Vegetables, Wheat Bread, Dessert.

Thurs., Nov. 2, 2017; Cheese and Beef Macaroni, Mixed Vegetables, Wheat Bread, Dessert. 

Fri., Nov. 3, 2017; Pineapple Teriyaki Chicken, Brown Rice, Peas, Carrots, Wheat Bread, Dessert.

Thu
09
Nov

Freshies Winner

Receiving two tickets for a Patriots game in November is Desiree Nicholas (right), from Hunter Clark of R.H. Foster. Nicholas won the tickets as part of a Freshies contest where participants named their favorite teams. "I'm  so excited to go to the game and watch the Patriots win with my Dad," said Nicholas. Neither has been to a game before. (Facebook Photo)

Thu
09
Nov

Calais Rod and Gun Club to Expand Range, Offerings

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
09
Nov

Calais October Police Report

October 2, 2017: George Stevens, age 34, of Princeton, Maine was charged with Theft.

October 4, 2017: Tonya Koehne, age 34, of Pembroke, Maine was charged with Harassment.

October 5, 2017:  David Bosworth, age 34, of Calais, Maine was charged with Theft.

Thu
09
Nov

County Tax to Increase, Calais in Opposition

By Lura Jackson

 

Sun
19
Nov

Federal Grant Seeks Downeast Mainer’s Opinions

 

Library Hotspot Users and Those Who Use Internet Sought for Paid Study

Sun
19
Nov

Calais American Legion News

Michael McLean

454-3435

 

I had a busy Veteran’s Day Weekend! Friday the United Veterans Honor Guard participated in the funeral service for Chief Robert Coles  in Machias. Chief Coles was a Pearl Harbor survivor. He will be sadly missed by family and friends. 

Sun
19
Nov

Grand Lake Stream News

Dave McCullough

 

As I sit here writing the column there was familiar scraping sound outside and a truck was out plowing the road with 2 inches of snow on it.  It’s amazing how we all seem to panic with the first snowfall fearing it might turn into a nor’easter!

Sun
19
Nov

Alexander School News

Cassie Oakes

Don’t forget to return your child’s signed report cards to school.

Sun
19
Nov

Meddybemps News

Linda Baniszeski 

 

Sun
19
Nov

Alexander/Crawford History

By John Dudley 

& Cassie Oakes

 

THE VIEW THROUGH THE WINDSHIELD

Sun
19
Nov

Former Grossman’s Hardware Burns

Sun
19
Nov

Washington Place Residents Enjoy Music

Lauren Koss and Bill Johnson, representing 

Eastport Arts Center, entertained residents from 

Washington 

Place last Friday afternoon, 

Sun
19
Nov

Troop J Report

 

Number of Calls for Service: 142 Number of Warrant Arrests: 1 Number of Accidents: 19 Number of OUI/OAS Arrests: 1 Number of Burglaries: 1

Thu
09
Nov

Veterans Assembly Held at CMHS

By Lura Jackson 

Thu
09
Nov

CDRC’s Downtown Business Holiday Decorating Competition On the Way

Calais Downtown Revitalization Coalition (CDRC) is sponsoring the annual Downtown Business Holiday Decorating Competition once again.

There will be three awards: Most Traditional, Best Seasonal Expression, and Most Creative. All decorations must be completed by Dec. 1, the night of the annual Calais Lioness Christmas Parade and Moonlight Madness.

Thu
09
Nov

Charlotte Craft Fair

Last Saturday was the Charlotte Craft Fair held at the Charlotte Elementary School. Crafters were there selling their unique items. On occasion the crafters bring their work with them so attendees can see what goes into making the items their purchasing. (Photo by Kaileigh Deacon)

Thu
09
Nov

Grand Lake Stream News

Dave McCullough

 

Hopefully by the time you read this column you will have electricity back on and realizing how much we rely on Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative. Our wi-fi was down for several days so I was unable to do a column last week.

Thu
09
Nov

Baring News

Sally Doten

454-2625

 

It’s Monday evening, November 6, 2017 and these are the few things I know.

• It’s raining our and I am grateful for those tiny drops.

• On Tuesday I worked at the polls. Did you vote?

Thu
09
Nov

Cooper News

Thu
09
Nov

Calais American Legion News

Michael McLean

454-3435

 

I want to thank Megan LaPlant and the Calais Cub Scouts Pack #132 for inviting me to present a briefing on veterans and flag etiquette Monday night. Joanie and I really enjoyed working with these kids. 

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