December 2017

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Fri
22
Dec

Needed - anyone interested helpers will be delivering the Christmas baskets

Fri
15
Dec

East Machias Home Invasion Leads to Machiasport Standoff

By Sarah Craighead Dedmon

 

The Washington County Sheriff's office reported that on Saturday, Dec. 9 the Washington County Regional Communications Center (RCC) received a 911 call from a woman in East Machias reporting a home invasion.

Fri
15
Dec

Olympia Snowe Leadership Institute Expands at CHS

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
15
Dec

Baileyville Christmas Parade

 

Fri
15
Dec

Candidate Thibodeau visits Downeast

By Sarah Craighead 

Dedmon

 

Fri
15
Dec

Her First Winter!

Enjoying her first winter is Luceille, a baby Nigerian dwarf goat belonging to Len and Deb Hanson of Crawford.  (Photo courtesy of Deb Hanson)

Fri
15
Dec

A breakfast for the Wreaths Across America

Fri
15
Dec

Calais Schools Launch Student-Designed Website

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
15
Dec

Calais Rec/WCCC Jr. High Tournament Results

 

Fri
15
Dec

Holiday Activities Take Place at CES

Cupcakes are serious business down the Frozen Hallway at CES on Wednesday at the annual Polar Express Event. Cupcake decorating was only one of the many activities kids got to do in the Frozen Hallway. 

Fri
15
Dec

Calais Rec Basketball

 

-5th & 6th Results 

12-4-17: Syracuse 61 Kansas 28

Syracuse was led by Kaden Small’s 23pts, Peyton Morang and Jayce Harkins added 10pts, and Charles Bitar chipped in with 7pts. Brogan Brown led Kansas with 17pts. Ryley Case and Shawn Look each added 4pts.

Fri
15
Dec

WOODLAND JHS BASKETBALL IN ACTION SHOTS

High School BB Starts

 

Hodgdon Edges Tigerettes 29-28

 

Fri
15
Dec

Mingo’s Family Weekend

Fri
15
Dec

A Legacy of Municipal Management: Spotlight on Theresa Porter

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
22
Dec

A Downeast Christmas is All About the Day

 

By RJ Heller

 

Fri
22
Dec

Photos Found in Calais

 

Officer Peter Harris found this photo frame while on patrol, and he would like to return it to the owner. If you are missing these photos or recognize the people in them, please contact the Calais Police Station at (207)-454-2752 or (207)-454-2751. 

Fri
22
Dec

Let’s Go! 5210, 2017 Sites of Distinction Awardees Announced

Healthy Acadia, Let’s Go! 5210, and partners are thrilled to recognize the following Washington County providers as 2017 Let’s Go! 5210 Sites of Distinction for their efforts to foster healthy lifestyle habits among the children they serve: 

Childcare Centers: Gold Level

Fri
15
Dec

St. Croix #1 Fire House Christmas Party

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Despite the snow on Saturday the St. Croix #1 Firehouse held their annual Community Christmas Party. The annual event is held at the Firehouse on Church Street and is completely free for anyone that wants to attend. All the food is potluck and provided by the St. Croix #1 volunteers and friends. 

Fri
15
Dec

Stuff the Bus

Fri
15
Dec

Basketball Roster Concerns Raised in Baileyville

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

On Tuesday, December 5th, the Baileyville School Board met. Parents of Baileyville students were in attendance to voice their concerns about the Junior High basketball team. Several of the parents present were of sixth grade students that had been cut from the team. 

Fri
15
Dec

Project HOPE Addiction Recovery Launches in Pleasant Point

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
15
Dec

Troop J Report

School Visits conducted – 8 • OUI Alcohol Arrests – 0

OUI Drug Arrests – 1 • DV Arrests – 0

Fri
15
Dec

Falling Together in Time

Every now and then, we’re gifted with a reminder of exactly how interconnected we are, as a community, as a species, and even as living beings. When Carl Jung was speaking to a patient about a dream she’d had the night before that involved a golden scarab beetle, and a beetle with golden-green tints flew to his window, he called it “synchronicity,” or “falling together in time.”

Fri
15
Dec

Letter to the Editor - What would our school-community be like without our school-based health center?

What would our school-community be like without our school-based health center?  After the Maine Legislature cut $5 million from the Fund for a Healthy Maine in July, school- based health center state funding was cut to 15 centers throughout Maine, including the Blue Devil Health Center here in Calais.  It is only through the commitment of the school administration and board that sm

Fri
15
Dec

St. Croix #1 Fire House Christmas Party

Fri
15
Dec

Woodland Rec. Calendar

 

Thurs. Dec. 14:

3:00 p.m.: Elem BB - Duke. Gr. 4 / 6, WES Gym

4:00 p.m.: Elem BB - Kentucky / Georgetown; gr. 4 / 6, WES Gym

6:00 p.m.: Jr. Cheering Team. WES gym

Fri. Dec. 15:

4:00 p.m.: Elem BB - Kentucky / Duke; Gr. 4 / 6, WES Gym

Fri
15
Dec

Hoops Raises $13,000 for DECH Obstetrics Department

Machias - The 2nd Annual Hoops for Health Basketball Tournament raised $13,000 for DECH Obstetrics Department.  The tournament took place on December 1st and 2nd at the UMM gymnasium. 

Fri
15
Dec

WOODLAND JHS BASKETBALL IN ACTION SHOTS

Fri
15
Dec

Grand Lake Stream News

Dave McCullough

 

Fri
15
Dec

Alexander/Crawford History news

By John Dudley & Cassie Oakes

 

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