February 2018

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Thu
22
Feb

Gun Threat at Calais High School Postpones Winter Carnival

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
22
Feb

Smoke Shop Owner Bob Boggia Arrested for Multiple Felonies

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
28
Feb

Alexander/Crawford History news

By John Dudley 

& Cassie Oakes

 

LAST LIST OF KNOWN FAMILY CEMETERIES:

Wed
28
Feb

Alexander/Crawford News

Cassie Oakes

 

Wed
28
Feb

Sheriff, Baileyville Begin Crime Stoppers Initiative

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
28
Feb

Best HS Mascot in Northern Maine

Nominated as the best high school mascot in Northern Maine was the Woodland Dragon in this year's 95.7 FM contest. Voting takes place each year during tournament week. Woodland received 21.32 percent of the vote, which included 53 schools. The Calais Blue Devil, meanwhile, received 0.23 percent. (Online photo)

Wed
28
Feb

Letter to the Editor

Remembering Fred Lanigan, of Baileyville, who passed recently. My father said he was the perfect neighbor. As I grew up, I came to agree. I recall him running with us teenagers on the court when he was in his 50s. He was highly intelligent and humorous.

Wed
28
Feb

Letter to the Editor

I am reading the Pentagon Papers written by Daniel Ellsberg. As he meticulously laid out the lies that our past presidents told us about war, I start to think about the lies that our government is telling us now. Kelly Conway stands up and says “those are just alternative facts” (common people call them lies).

Wed
28
Feb

Traffic Light Upgrades Completed in Calais

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
28
Feb

Calais Resident Targeted by Mystery Shopper Check Scam

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
28
Feb

Rep. Tuell Rejects Proposal to Close Washington Cty. Jail

 Earlier this week, the LePage administration released a proposal that would close jails in Androscoggin, Franklin, Oxford, Piscataquis, and Washington counties, as facilities around the state grapple with shortages in the number of available beds for inmates.

Wed
28
Feb

Governor Candidate Mike Thibodeau on Prison Closure

“The Governor’s decision to shut down the Downeast Correctional Facility (DECF) is economically devastating and short-sighted. 

Wed
28
Feb

Editor's Desk

Before international borders existed, the community of the St. Croix Valley was a tightly interconnected place. The first inhabitants of the area, the Passamaquoddy and their kin, knew the valley well as a place of connection and exchange. Later, the European settlers that came drew little distinction between whether they were on one side of the river or another.

Wed
28
Feb

Passamaquoddy Language Thrives with Educators’ Support

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
28
Feb

CHS Student Charged with Terrorizing

A 15-year old Calais High School student has been charged with terrorizing as a result of making verbal threats to the campus that led to the cancellation of the Winter Carnival events on Friday, February 16th. Per Police Chief Dave Randall, the campus was not under imminent threat. The investigation is ongoing.

Wed
28
Feb

AES Places 5th in WinterKids Winter Games

Receiving 15 sleds and 10 pairs of snowshoes for coming in 5th place out of 16 schools in the statewide WinterKids Winter Games event are the students of Alexander Elementary School. (Photo by Lura Jackson) See more photos and story on pages 8 and 9.

Wed
28
Feb

City Approves Collaborative Drug Task Force

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Wed
28
Feb

Woodland Dragons Sweep 2018 Northern Regionals

Play Greenville In State Final Saturday In Augusta Civic Center


Wed
28
Feb

Baileyville Looks at Workfare Program

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

The Baileyville Town Council met on Monday, February 26th. Among the topics discussed was the potential of starting a workfare program for the recipients of General Assistance in the municipality and the county budget.

Wed
28
Feb

Wolanski, Raye, Smith Named to Maine MEP Board of Directors

John Wolanski, Kevin Raye, and Harvey Smith have been appointed to the Maine Manufacturing Extension Partnership (Maine MEP) board of directors.

Wed
28
Feb

AES Places 5th in WinterKids Winter Games

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
28
Feb

350 Downeast Encourages Small Steps for Big Change

By Sarah Craighead 

Dedmon

 

Wed
28
Feb

WCCC Dean’s List

 

Calais: Kaitlin Barrett, Nicole Clark, Samuel Hayward, Nathan Moffett, Mary King

Pembroke: Spencer Johnson

East Machias: Heather Fitzsimmons

Jonesport: Ryan Berry

Alexander: Sarah Cooke

Dennysville: Isaac Curtis

Princeton: Sienna Dana, Ashley Doten

Wed
28
Feb

Charlotte

 

Charlotte residents have been shocked and grieved to hear of the death of Harry Pirmann, who suffered a fall that severely damaged his back and gave a great blow to his head.  He will be missed.  He had been a past selectman and was an interested and concerned citizen of the town.

Wed
28
Feb

Lincoln Memorial Library in Dennysville

 

Wed
28
Feb

Devotional - God Will Often Give You More Than You Can Handle

 

Pastor Matt Burden, Second Baptist Church

 

Wed
28
Feb

Dennysville-Edmunds Congregational Church

 

Wed
28
Feb

DORIS (DOT) K. GLASS

Calais:  Doris (Dot) K. Glass went home to be with her Lord on February 21, 2018. Dot was the daughter of Roy E. and Arlene (Noddin) Kavanaugh of Rollingdam, N.B. Canada. Dot attended school in Rollingdam and graduated from Miss Brown's  School of Business in St. Stephen, N.B. After marrying Don Glass in St.

Wed
28
Feb

Calais Ball Diamond - 1950

Wed
28
Feb

LINDA LOU ACKLEY

Linda Lou Ackley, 68, Calais passed away Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor surrounded by her family. Linda was born in Machias on February 22, 1949, daughter of Colin and Constance Marston.

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