February 2018

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Wed
28
Feb

JHS COUNTY BASKETBALL RUNNER-UP

Wed
28
Feb

CHS SENIOR RECOGNITION TEAMS

Wed
28
Feb

JHS COUNTY BASKETBALL RUNNER-UP

Wed
28
Feb

CALAIS LADY BLUE DEVIL PHOTO ACTION SHOTS AT NORTHERN REGIONALS

Coach Randy Morrison encouraging the girls in Class C playoff action. Everyone is wishing Coach Arnold Clark a full recovery from his illness.

Wed
28
Feb

Downeasters to Descend on Augusta in Support of Prerelease Bill

By Sarah Craighead 

Dedmon

 

Wed
28
Feb

Spirit of Cooperation Returns to International Festival

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
22
Feb

Alexander/Crawford News

Cassie Oakes

 

Fri
09
Feb

Gary Hatt Retires from WES

After 35 years, Gary Hatt was recognized with a celebratory event at Woodland Elementary School in honor of his retirement.

Fri
09
Feb

University of Maine at Augusta Fall 2017 Dean’s List

 

Addison: Hannah Alley and Samantha Gray.

Baileyville: Lauren Cook and Charlotte Southard

Cherryfield: Jennifer Mathews

Danforth: Ashley Preston

Eastport: Rachael Cox, and Jasmine Boone-Batchelder

Lubec: Christina Jodway

Machias: Caleb Ross

Fri
09
Feb

CMHS High Honors

High Honors

Seniors

Kylie Donovan

Cecilia Foccardi

Amanda O’Brien

Ernest Smith

Juniors

Devon Carrier

Dylan Carrier

Abei Frances

Natsuki Fukui

Fri
09
Feb

CMHS Honors

Second 

Quarter Honor Roll

Seniors

Leah Calder

Cassidy Chambers

Addison Coty

Haley Donovan

Jacob Hornbrook

Dustin Kennard

Josie Marsanskis

Fri
09
Feb

WCCP Logs 42 Years Helping Washington County Smile


By Sarah Craighead 

Dedmon

 

Fri
09
Feb

Tied to the Tank by Tom Brennan

In this piece, local artist Tom Brennan utilizes his talent as a painter to highlight a situation many Down East residents are sadly familiar with. Tom writes of this particular piece: “An elderly couple in their window after a snowstorm taking care of their geraniums.

Fri
09
Feb

DECU President Joe Moses Reflects on Time at WCCC

Sometimes, the path to the future we desire for ourselves is not a straight one, but instead it becomes filled with unexpected opportunities and challenges, each of which takes us into seemingly different directions.

Fri
09
Feb

UMM to Host Free Aquaculture in Shared Waters Course

Uncertain about your fishing future? Don’t just catch it, grow it, too! Maine Sea Grant will offer a series of classes about aquaculture at the University of Maine at Machias beginning Thursday, Feb. 15. The classes will meet weekly for 10 weeks  on Thursdays from 6-8 p.m. in Science 102. 

Fri
09
Feb

Devotional

By Brad Phillips

 

Fri
09
Feb

Woodland Rec. Calendar

FEB. 7:

4 p.m.: Elem. BB : Georgetown /  Kentucky for grades 4 / 6 at WES Gym

5 p.m.: Sr. Cheering Team at WES Gym

6 p.m.: Exercise / Aerobics for ages 13 to adult at WES

FEB. 8:

4 p.m.: Elem. BB - Duke / Kentucky for grades 4 / 6 at WES Gym

Fri
09
Feb

Used Baseball Equipment Sought for Area Youth

Do you have baseball equipment that could be used by kids who don’t have any of their own, or perhaps who have outgrown their own?  For the second consecutive year, the Calais-area fall baseball team is going to bat to help local kids gear up for the field.

Fri
09
Feb

WOODLAND DRAGON BB IN ACTION SHOTS

Everett Hanson readies for the pass inside against Machias.

Fri
09
Feb

WOODLAND DRAGON BB IN ACTION SHOTS

Fri
09
Feb

Calais Recreation Eighth Grade Champs

Pictured are winners of the Calais Recreation 7-8 Grade basketball league. Players are: Front: Faith Thigpen, Ti Bennett, Sage Phillips, and Josh Calder. Back: Spencer Thigpen, Ryland Sabattus, Nevaeh Thomas, Matthew Dana, and Mercedes Owen. (Rec Photo)

Fri
09
Feb

McPherson Volunteer Award

Fri
09
Feb

Remembering Eastport's International Ice Carnival

 

Enjoying a hot dog at one of Eastport's International Ice Carnivals in the 1950s are young Joe Robbins and Jeanne Robbins (Peacock). The carnivals, which featured skaters such as members of the Algonquin Skating Club of St. Andrews, remain fondly regarded by many in the Eastport community. (Photo courtesy of Joanne Robbins Emus)

Fri
09
Feb

Thoughts On the Potency of Down East Roots

 

Excerpt from State O' Maine, 1964, 

by Louise Dickinson Rich

 

Fri
09
Feb

Take the February #ReadtoME Challenge

 The Maine Department of Education is sponsoring the #ReadtoME challenge for the month of February to raise awareness of the importance of early childhood literacy.

Fri
09
Feb

Photos from Boy Scout Troop 132

Practicing their winter camping skills over the weekend were these stalwart members of Troop 132. 

Fri
09
Feb

Princeton News

 

Sandra Smith

 

It was good to get back home to Princeton on Wednesday. People ask me, “Aren’t you bored living in a small town?”, and I answer that “I have never been so busy.” Furthermore, who wants to spend hours per week being in traffic jams on a five-lane highway?

Fri
09
Feb

Robbinston News

Kathy Mekelburg

454-0654

 

Fri
09
Feb

Baring News

Sally Doten

454-2625

 

It’s 4:30 p.m. on Monday afternoon and the sun is still shining. The days are getting longer, and I love it.  Last night’s rain left the yard a glare of ice. You will need skates to get to the door. 

Fri
09
Feb

Donation From the Calais Athletic Boosters

 

Sue Carter presents David Sivret with a check for $1,000 for the Calais Tennis Court Project.   The project is in phase one which will see two new tennis courts off Lafayette Street finished in the spring. Phase 2 will be the renovation of the third court off Calais Avenue in the fall.  

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