February 2018

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Fri
09
Feb

Calais American Legion News

Michael McLean

454-3435

 

We had our Veterans’ Meet and Greet at the end of January. We are tentatively planning one for February 26. I will keep everyone informed. 

Fri
09
Feb

Around the Area

Dennysville:

On Saturday in Dennysville, as well as the monthly breakfast at the Parish Hall, there was a fond farewell funeral and Celebration of Life for Myron Curtis that was full to capacity and more.  He will be greatly missed.

Fri
09
Feb

Grand Lake Stream News

Dave McCullough

 

Fri
09
Feb

Cooper News

Fri
09
Feb

Alexander School News

Cassie Oakes

 

Fri
09
Feb

Alexander/Crawford History news

By John Dudley 

& Cassie Oakes

 

More family cemeteries in Alexander:

• Flood Family Cemetery

Fri
09
Feb

Alexander/Crawford News

Cassie Oakes

 

Big thank you to all my contributors this week.  Keep that news coming!

Fri
09
Feb

Note from Jay Beaudoin of Crawford

I have received a very nice note from Jay Beaudoin of Love Lake in Crawford Maine.  Jay works with hydropower and natural science at the Woodland Mill and in his personal life he has found that history of the environment is important in looking at how things are today and he likes to read and collect such literature.  Jay enjoys the Alexander Crawford History column

Fri
09
Feb

PAWS Brave Hearts Participates in 2018 Community Matters More

Each February, Maine and New Hampshire residents have an opportunity to help Bangor Savings Bank award $100,000 in grants to 45 nonprofit organizations who make a difference in their lives.  This year, PAWS Brave Hearts, your local animal rescue, adoption and education center, has been honored by being placed on the Community Matters More ballot in the Hancock/Washi

Fri
09
Feb

Calais Rec. Basketball

5th & 6th Playoff Results

 1-29-18: 

Kansas 46 Duke 40

Brogan Brown led all scorers with 32pts, Ryley Case had 8pts, and Shawn Look added 6pts as Kansas moved on to the finals.

Fri
09
Feb

Court News

ADJ: Adjudicated

OFC: Offense committed

DFLT: Defaulted judgement 

GLTY: Guilty

Thu
22
Feb

JOHN R. WENTWORTH

 

Eastport/Calais - John R. Wentworth, 68, passed away with his children by his side on Friday, February 9, 2018. John was born in Eastport on July 12, 1949, son of John Philip Wentworth and Corinne (Camick) Wentworth. 

Thu
22
Feb

MYRTLE LINNIE (ZWICKER) SMITH

Calais - Myrtle Smith of Marshall’s Healthcare Facility, Machias, Maine, and formerly of Calais, Maine, passed away on February 06, 2018, ten days before her 96th birthday. She was the younger daughter of Wallace Zwicker and Alice Morse Trecartin Zwicker of White Head Island, Grand Manan, NB.

Thu
22
Feb

DOC Proposes Jail Closures, Too

By Sarah Craighead 

Dedmon

 

Thu
22
Feb

Washington County Lawmakers Denounce DCF Closure

 

On Friday, Washington County lawmakers denounced an overnight move by Governor LePage to close Downeast Correctional Facility in Machiasport, Maine despite repeated bipartisan legislative support for the facility.

Thu
22
Feb

City Voices Concern with County Budget Proposal

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Thu
22
Feb

Three Local Young Women to Speak at WE Believe in St. John

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
22
Feb

Surprise Prison Closure Prompts Damage Control Efforts

By Sarah Craighead 

Dedmon

 

Thu
22
Feb

Historic Photo - 1907

Thu
22
Feb

Alexander/Crawford History news

 

By John Dudley & Cassie Oakes

 

More Family Cemeteries in Alexander-4

BOHANNON FAMILY CEMETERY

Thu
22
Feb

Grand Lake Stream News

Dave McCullough

 

Thu
22
Feb

Baring News

Sally Doten

454-2625

 

As life goes on, I find it harder to figure out what my priorities are. Does anyone have this problem or is it me? Now tonight I have choices to make and not sure which way to go. 

Thu
22
Feb

Meddybemps News

Linda Baniszeski 

 

Thu
22
Feb

Princeton News

Sandra Smith

 

Thu
22
Feb

Calais American Legion News

 

Michael McLean

454-3435

 

Thu
22
Feb

BECKY E. DEVOE

Lambert Lake and Vanceboro - Becky Elaine Devoe, 58, passed away Sunday, January 28, 2018 at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor surrounded by her family. Becky was born in Princeton on February 3, 1959, daughter of Bernard and Ella (Stover) Devoe.

Thu
22
Feb

LAWRENCE “LARRY” W. GILLESPIE

Calais – Lawrence “Larry” Wallace Gillespie, 86, passed away Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at Calais Regional Hospital with his loving family by his side.  Larry was born in Calais on February 13, 1931, son of Wallace and Winnifred (Skinner) Gillespie. 

Thu
22
Feb

BRENDA S. CORBETT

Bangor and Baileyville - Brenda S. Corbett (Meme) 68, was lifted into the arms of her loving Lord on February 4th, 2018 surrounded by her family after a courageous and hard-fought battle with cancer. Brenda was born on April 30th, 1949 in Princeton, the daughter of Phyllis and Carroll Corbett.

Fri
09
Feb

MDIFW Ice Fishing Report For February

In case you hadn’t heard, its February, and Downeast, that means West Grand Lake is now open to ice fishing. West Grand is one of the premier waters in the region, and anglers flock to it every year when it opens due to the high number and large size of the landlocked salmon there.

Fri
09
Feb

Native and European Relations Revealed in Family Stories

By Lura Jackson

 

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