December 2017

Calais High School JV Action

Pictured is the Calais High School JV basketball team. Members include front l-r: Alex Newsome, Luke Furtek, JD Turner, Kyle Richard, and Tony Dana. Back l-r: Coach Sean Cavanaugh, Ryan Newell, Chase Griffith, Petak Dana, Bobby Moholland, Cameron Kelly, Mason Ritchie, and Sebastian Moore. (Photo by John Rogers)

MCF Awards Grant for Design of Devil’s Head Tower

The Friends of Devil’s Head announced Friday that the Maine Community Foundation has approved their request for a $1,000 grant for a local engineer to design a wooden observation tower at the top of Devil’s Head. Overlooking the St. Croix River, the 340’ granite bluff is the second-highest point on the Eastern seaboard. The view of the river and St.

DECH Births


To Cassidy Ramsdell & Anthony Robicheau of Whiting, a boy, Miles Lawerence Robicheau born on December 15, 2017 weighing 8lbs., 10oz., 19 inches long.

To Louise Ramsdell and Edward Dowling of Whitneyville, a boy, Adams Blaze Dowling born on December 13, 2017 weighing 9lbs., 22 inches long.

Alexander School News

Cassie Oakes


Winter is upon us and the AES students are required to have winter gear for outside recess.  AES has received donations, so if you or someone you know could use winter hats, jackets, boots or mittens please contact the school at 454-2623.

Calais News


Sharon Frost



The Hospital Auxiliary will meet on January 1st at 6 p.m. A lunch will follow at the Methodist Home Rec Hall.

New Year’s with Stage East in Eastport on December 31st at 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.