March 2018

Twitter icon
Facebook icon
Fri
23
Mar

Calais American Legion News

Michael McLean

454-3435

 

We will be having our next Veterans Meet &  Greet on Monday March 26 at 6 p.m. at the Schooner Pub. We had a great turnout last month. 

Fri
23
Mar

Journalism Scholarships Available for Maine Students

The Guy P. Gannett Journalism Scholarship Fund seeks applications from Maine students.

The Gannett Scholarship provides renewable support for students majoring in journalism or a field reasonably related, including print, broadcast, or electronic media. The fund helps pay tuition to attend an undergraduate, graduate, trade, or technical school.

Fri
23
Mar

DECH Births

 

A girl, Ada Rose Reppert born on March 14, 2018 to Jamie Lyn and Levi Jacob Reppert of Princeton, Maine, weighing 8lbs., 15oz., 21 inches long.

A girl, Logan Joy Gatcomb born on March 14, 2018 to Katherine and Chad Gatcomb of Machiasport, Maine, weighing 5lbs., 11oz., 20 inches long.

Fri
23
Mar

Rep. Grohman Introduces Governor’s Bill for Student Loan Relief

 Independent State Representative Martin Grohman of Biddeford will introduce a Governor’s bill later today that will provide significant debt relief for students and work towards retaining young people in Maine.  LD 1834 is "An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Provide for Student Loan Debt Relief”.  Rep.

Fri
23
Mar

Bangor Savings Bank Sets $15 Starting Wage

 Bangor Savings Bank has raised the minimum rate it pays employees in all positions to $15 per hour, effective Feb. 25.

 It is the bank’s third minimum wage increase since January of 2016, and supports the company’s objective to pay a living wage to all employees, regardless of location, position, or whether they are full-time or part-time. 

Mon
19
Mar

Charlotte Volunteer Fire & Rescue Gets New Tanker

 By Natalie Boomer

 

On February 15th, Charlotte Volunteer Fire & Rescue announced that they received a new engine-tanker after raising money for quite some time.

Mon
19
Mar

Pratt to Expand Dealership to Include Chrysler

By Lura Jackson

 

Mon
19
Mar

Woodland Rec. Cheering Team - State Champs

Mon
19
Mar

CMHS Revives Drama Program Under New Leadership

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
23
Mar

Creating Backyard Habitat for Bees And Butterflies

By MDIFW Wildlife 

Biologist Nate Webb

 

Fri
23
Mar

Alexander School News

Cassie Oakes

 

Yearly standardized testing has begun in grades 3-8. Please make sure your child gets plenty of rest.  It has been proven that well-rested students do better when testing.

Fri
23
Mar

Dennysville-Edmunds Congregational Church

There were about 125 happy diners at the Parish Hall last Saturday night for the annual boiled dinner.  Many people were “wearin’ the green” and some were especially celebratory in the clothing and hair dressing.  A fine time was had by all.  Not a speck of meat - corned beef or ham - remained, but all had gotten their fill.  Sweetest cabbage ever!

Fri
23
Mar

Sewall Memorial Congregational Church

The Sewall Memorial Congregational Church in Robbinston is preparing to re-open following its three month period of cold hibernation, when heating the old not-so-airtight building becomes prohibitively expensive.  The first service will be held on Palm Sunday, March 25th at 4 p.m.  The next service on Sunday, Easter,  April 1st at 7 a.m., a bit after sunrise service to celebrate a n

Fri
23
Mar

Dennysville News

 The Dennys River Historical Society will welcome Donald Soctomah for a discussion of the Passamaquoddies on the Dennys River, at their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday evening, March 27th, at the Hansom House (aka Lincoln House) in Dennysville, Maine.  For more information, please contact the Society at 726-3905, and check the Society’s Facebook page for updates.

Fri
23
Mar

Baring Town Meeting

Sally Doten

Seventeen residents turned out for the meeting on March 15. The meeting was short, but much was accomplished. Chris Drew was the moderator for the evening.

Fri
23
Mar

WC Community Café and Meals on Wheels for April

Meals served with Wheat Bread and Dessert.

Mon., April 2: Chicken with Red Wine and Herb Sauce, Lynonnaise Potatoes, Sliced Zucchini.

Tues, April 3: Turkey and Rice with Cheese Sauce, Corn and Black Beans. 

Wed., April 4: Salisbury Steak with Onion Gravy, Spinach Mashed Potatoes. 

Fri
23
Mar

50th Anniversary Tribute for Clancys-Makem Sing of the Sea

Rescheduled from March 14

Fri
23
Mar

Grand Lake Stream News

Dave McCullough

 

Fri
23
Mar

Alexander/Crawford News

Cassie Oakes

 

Fri
23
Mar

Meddybemps News

Linda Baniszeski 

 

Fri
23
Mar

Princeton News

Sandra Smith

 

Fri
23
Mar

Baring News

Sally Doten

454-2625

 

Back again for more highlights about life in Baring. Not much happening but I will try to invent something to share.

Mon
19
Mar

USDA to Hold Opioid Roundtable in Maine

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
29
Mar

Pre-Easter Feast Feeds Nearly 400 at Second Baptist Church

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
29
Mar

CDRC Sponsors “May Pole” Decorating Competition for May in Calais

Calais Downtown Revitalization Coalition (CDRC) is sponsoring a “May Pole “ lamp post decorating competition for entire month of May as part of its May Days celebration in downtown .  Anyone can participate, whether you are an organization, church, school class, individual, or business. Here’s your chance to be super creative and have fun, too. There is no fee.

Thu
29
Mar

Chandler Sugar Shack on Maine Maple Sunday

Chandler's Sugar Shack was full on Sunday for Maine Maple Sunday. Visitors were there to get Maine made maple syrup as well as other maple favorites like maple cotton candy, maple candies and maple ice cream. Last year’s event brought in over 500 people and despite snow flurries, this year’s was just as successful. 

Thu
29
Mar

Community Calendar

MARCH 29: Legal issues regarding substance use in the workplace, presented by Drummond Woodsum Law - FREE workshop for employers from 9 a.m. to noon at UMM, Science 102, also video conferencing available in the WCCC assembly room in Calais. Register: 207-255-0983.

Thu
29
Mar

Help a Teenager, Help Yourself

Do you know someone who could  use a hand with simple home repairs, but is unable to make ends meet?  A large contingent of well-supervised young people, coordinated by All Souls Congregational Church in Bangor, is looking for ways to help during the third full week of June.  Repairing steps, installing railings and handicapped access, winterization, fixing leaky rooves, walls and w

Thu
29
Mar

Woodland Recreation Dept. Calendar

MARCH  28:

4 p.m.: Grades 5 & 6 Basketball,   WES Gym

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

MARCH  29:

6 p.m.: Annual Basketball & Cheerleading Award Banquet, Wes Gym

MARCH 30:

Thu
29
Mar

Dorothy A. Johnson

Dorothy A. Johnson
 
Robbinston – Dorothy Ann Johnson, 70, passed away at her home on March 27, 2018 with her nieces by her side and her cat at her feet.  Dorothy was born to Clarence and Estella (Barnes) Johnson on July 17, 1947 in Calais. 

Pages