December 2017

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Fri
22
Dec

Robbinston News

Kathy Mekelburg

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I haven’t had a column for a while because I had to have rotator cuff surgery on my left shoulder. 

Fri
22
Dec

Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Classes to be Offered in WaCo

Parenting can be stressful. Whether it is juggling multiple demands on a parent or caregivers time, or managing challenging behaviors, parenting occasionally can push us to our limits. In 2016 the State of Maine, under the Office of Child and Family Services, tracked 3,524 victims aged 0-17 of substantiated/ indicated abuse of a minor.

Fri
22
Dec

Baileyville Inducts Five into NHS

Five students of Baileyville High School were inducted into the school's chapter of the National Honor Society. From left to right, Jenah Leeman, Sadie Smith, Makayla Overlock, Dana Howland, and Seth Knowles. (Photo courtesy of Valerie Day Smith)

Fri
22
Dec

Baring News

Sally Doten

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It’s snowing; it’s Monday; it’s 8:30 p.m. and I am now just preparing to write a column. I think you could say I am “dragging my heals” just a bit.

Fri
22
Dec

Grand Lake Stream News

Dave McCullough

 

Fri
22
Dec

GLORIA CANDELMO

Gloria Candelmo, 73, passed away unexpectedly on December 13th, 2017, at her home in Perry. She was the wife of Pasquale (Pat) Candelmo. They shared 51 years of marriage together.

Fri
22
Dec

JOHN F. MCARTHUR

Baileyville – John Franklin McArthur, 82, passed away with family by his side on Thursday, December 14, 2017.  John was born in Calais on January 7, 1935, son of Fay and Bertha (Cheney) McArthur.

Fri
22
Dec

There are real angels.

This time of year when we think of the signs of the season, feelings and stories of miracles, we often see angels of many sizes and descriptions. My story tells of real angels. I recently had the misfortune to have developed septicemia from an operation.

Fri
22
Dec

Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols at the Dennysville/Edmunds Congregational Church

The annual Festival of Nine Lesson and Carols will be held at the Congregational Church in Dennysville on Friday evening, December 22, at 7 p.m.

Fri
22
Dec

Queens Donate to Stuff the Bus

Fri
22
Dec

Town Council Welcomes Town Manager Laughlin

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Fri
22
Dec

Andrea Walton Appointed as City Assessor

 

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

In their last meeting of 2017, the Calais City Council met on Thursday, December 14th. A free trash day was scheduled, a new assessor was appointed, and the water budget was approved in the course of the meeting.

Fri
22
Dec

Dennysville News

 

Submitted by Ann Carter

 

The church has no dinners in December, although the congregation had a very enjoyable Christmas party earlier in the month.

Fri
22
Dec

Cooper News

Fri
22
Dec

Community Cat Survey Seeks Citizen Reporters

Have you heard of the Christmas Bird Count? That is a count that is repeated in exactly the same way every year at exactly the same time of year so that year-to-year comparisons of population counts can be compared, and over time, long-term trends can be distinguished.

Fri
22
Dec

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

We all know someone who suffers from anxiety. Many people suffer from Generalized Anxiety Disorder. It’s well known that dogs are trained to be both service and therapy companions. It’s helpful to know why some dogs have such a calming, soothing effect on humans.

Fri
22
Dec

Eastport Celebrates Wreaths Across America

On December 16th, the United Veterans Honor Guard and local citizens honored multiple veterans and military monuments in Eastport with the laying of wreaths from Wreaths Across America. Heart of Maine Construction donated its truck and trailer to go pick up the wreaths while the United Veterans Honor Guard Unit performed the ceremony and laying of the wreaths. 

Fri
15
Dec

Senator Maker Receives Environmental Leadership Award

Thu
07
Dec

Figures of Speech Theatre

Figures of Speech Theatre (FST) will be used to support a community-wide educational residency in Eastport, Maine this winter in partnership with the Eastport Arts Center.

Tue
05
Dec

Howard “Pike” Seavey – Korea and Vietnam

By Lura Jackson

 

Tue
05
Dec

Local Woman Becomes International Best-Selling Author

By Lura Jackson

 

Tue
05
Dec

Calais Fire-EMS Helps the Library

Utilizing the long ladder of the Calais Fire-EMS Department to clear the gutters of the Calais Free Library is Foreman David Townsend of the Public Works department. (Photo by Lura Jackson)

Tue
05
Dec

Calais Fire-EMS Training

Firefighters from the Calais Fire-EMS Department conducted a series of training exercises at the former Calais High School on Washington Street. (Photo courtesy Christal Ann)

Tue
05
Dec

Car Accident

Tue
05
Dec

Christmas Homes Tour Anchors A Day Of Events

Eastport is celebrating the Christmas season in grand fashion on Saturday, December 2nd.

Tue
05
Dec

Fire Destroys Camp on Thanksgiving

By Lura Jackson

 

Tue
05
Dec

‘Tis the Season in Robbinston

The home of Robin and John Bouchard in Robbinston has been visited by these special guests (Frosty the Snowman and Santa), who travel by way of an antique car festooned with seasonally-appropriate cheer. (Photo courtesy of Robin Bouchard)

Tue
05
Dec

At the Calais Free Library...

 

Don’t forget that the Friends of the Calais Free Library will be holding another Patron Appreciation Day on Friday, Dec. 1st from 10 to 6 to coincide with the Calais Christmas Parade.  There will be hot mulled or plain cold cider with cookies. 

Tue
05
Dec

Community Café and Meals on Wheels for December

 

Fri., Dec. 1, 2017: Cheese and Beef Macaroni, Mixed Vegetables.

Mon., Dec. 4, 2017: Beef Goulash with Elbow Macaroni, Sliced Zucchini.

Tues., Dec. 5, 2017: Pork Fired Rice, Shredded Pork Loin, Asian Vegetables.

Tue
05
Dec

Team members from Princeton Elementary School

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