January 2018

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Fri
19
Jan

Calais Students Donate to Food Pantry

The 5th and 6th grade class of the Immaculate Conception Church held a bake sale on November 19th to benefit the Irene Chadbourne Ecumenical Food Pantry. They raised $460.65 and presented the check to David Sivret of the food pantry. (Submitted photo)

Fri
19
Jan

Free Family Fishing Days Set for February

If the weather has you ready for some outdoor activities, gather up the family and get ready for the state's official Free Family Fishing Days. The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife has announced that February 17th and 18th will be open to the public for fishing in Maine waters without a license.

Fri
19
Jan

Crumbs Opens New Year with Dinner Menu

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
19
Jan

Pat Sammer Named as VFW Middle School Teacher of the Year

By Natalie Boomer

 

Fri
26
Jan

Alexander/Crawford History news

By John Dudley 

& Cassie Oakes

 

ALL ABOARD!

Fri
26
Jan

Court News

ADJ: Adjudicated

OFC: Offense committed

DFLT: defaulted judgement 

GLTY: guilty

Fri
26
Jan

Princeton News

Sandra Smith

 

Fri
26
Jan

Opioid Overdose Prevention Training to be Offered in Milbridge

There will be a free training on opioid overdose prevention offered at the office of Dr. Cathleen Greenberg London in Milbridge on February 5th beginning at 1:00 p.m. Joe Locke of Bangor Public Health and Community Services will be present to provide small group and private training in opioid overdoses.

Fri
26
Jan

Cassidy Helps Orphans ‘Touch the Sky’ in Sierra Leone

By Sarah Craighead 

Dedmon

 

Prior to speaking to the Machias Rotary Club on Tuesday, Jan. 16, the last rotary meeting Katherine Cassidy attended was in Uganda. 

Fri
26
Jan

Letter to the Editor - What needs to be done to break this downward spiral our government is in.

What needs to be done to break this downward spiral our government is in. We now have a president and his administration saying he did not make a certain statement, and a Senator saying he did. I thought I left this kind of behavior behind when I left grade school. These are the men we elected to represent us. We are not getting what we bargained for.

Fri
26
Jan

City Finances Receive Clean Bill of Health

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
26
Jan

Letter to the Editor - Baring Residents Question Power Surge

In the wee hours of the morning on January 13, many Baring residents experienced a brief loss of power because of a power surge from the Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative lines. I didn’t know anything about this until I received a message on my Facebook page.

Fri
26
Jan

Letter to the Editor - Unhappy with the U.S. National Wildlife Refuge system

I am writing to voice my disgust with the U.S. National Wildlife Refuge system. Today I called the Moosehorn Refuge to get permission to trap some minnows in a small pond located a mile down the road from my house on Leighton Point in Pembroke. For years and years my sons and I have trapped live bait there on land that was once private.

Fri
26
Jan

Letter to the Editor - In regard to the article about the NYC Mayor

In regard to the article about the NYC Mayor, please understand that these 50 United States do NOT form a Democracy. 

Article IV, Section 4, Clause 4 of our Constitution says: 

Fri
26
Jan

Editor's Desk - The Changing Times in Calais, Maine

“Time changes everything except something within us which is always surprised by change,” wrote author Thomas Hardy. In Calais, Maine, change has been a constant companion to the community since its inception in 1809, and the modern era is no different. With very little extrapolation we can glean the nature of what may be ahead of us.

Fri
26
Jan

Lyons Towing Recovers Frontloader from Ice

A Case frontloader was successfully recovered from an icy dip into a frozen marsh in Perry recently with the assistance of Lyons Towing. The machine was being used to clear snow from the ice but its weight proved to be too much for the ice to bear. (Facebook/Lyons Towing photo)

Fri
26
Jan

Pratt Donates $2,500 to Hospital Pulmonology Dept.

Making a $2,500 donation to Calais Regional Hospital is Ian Pratt of Calais. The funds will be used in the hospital's expanding pulmonology department, now under the leadership of Dr. Francis Lee, the only pulmonary specialist in Washington County. Receiving the donation is CEO Rod Boula. (Facebook photo)

Fri
26
Jan

Artemis’s Attic Bringing in New Vendors, Events

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
26
Jan

Baileyville Man Charged for Threatening Woman with Gun

Joseph Lujan, 56, of Baileyville has been charged with reckless conduct with a firearm and domestic criminal threatening following an arrest in September. At the time, police were contacted by a woman sharing Lujan's residence that said he had held the loaded gun to her head and threatened her with it and assaulted her.

Fri
26
Jan

Princeton Man Pleads Guilty to Multiple Counts of Underwear Theft

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
26
Jan

The Schooner Returns to Main Street

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
26
Jan

Collaboration Key to Growth in Calais and St. Stephen

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
26
Jan

UFVME Grows Veteran Communities

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
26
Jan

DECH Births

 

To Jennifer Pollack and Steven Gibson of Calais, Maine, a boy, Maxwell Philip Gibson born on December 30, 2017 weighing 6lbs., 4oz., 19 inches long.

To Sara Johnstone and Tristen Nelson of Jonesboro, a girl Ava Grace Nelson born on January 20, 2018 weighing 5lbs., 8oz., 18.5 inches long.

Fri
26
Jan

Baileyville Council Discusses Banking Future

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Fri
26
Jan

Alexander School News

Cassie Oakes

 

Fri
26
Jan

Baring News

Sally Doten

454-2625

 

I am so sorry about last week. I must admit I completely forgot to write the column. Do you think that may be an age factor? You don’t have to answer that…..                    

Fri
26
Jan

Alexander/Crawford News

Cassie Oakes

 

I would like to send condolences out to the family and friends of Terry Reynolds who recently passed away.  Terry had strong ties to the town of Alexander through his sister Kathy Campbell and his mom Jean Campbell.

Fri
26
Jan

Brain Integration Technique to be Demonstrated at Peavey Library

On Monday, January 29 at 6:00 p.m., Paul Ouelette of Acadia Brain Care in Calais will present an introduction to Crossinology Brain Integration. This educational program will present the fundamentals of the neuroscience at the root of this technique,  a combination of acupressure, kinesiology, and applied physiology formatting.

Fri
26
Jan

Cooper News

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