March 2018

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Fri
23
Mar

Delaney Continues to Expand Dental Services in Calais

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
23
Mar

On-Call Firefighters Needed in Calais Area

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
29
Mar

Maine CDC Warns of Unlicensed Tattoo Artist Activity

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Maine CDC) has become aware of an unlicensed tattoo artist working out of their home in East Machias. The individual has allegedly been doing so under unsanitary conditions. Receiving a tattoo from an unlicensed tattoo artist increases the risk of passing hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV infections from one client to another.

Thu
29
Mar

Digital Preservation Workshop

“How to Digitize and Scan Historical Documents” is the subject of workshop being offered at the Lincoln Memorial Public Library in Dennysville on Wednesday, April 11 from 10 a.m. to noon.  Al Churchill, Esq., will be demonstrating how he has preserved thousands of documents and images using a simple flatbed scanner and portable computer.

Thu
29
Mar

Alexander/Crawford News

Cassie Oakes

 

Please mark your calendars for some upcoming events: On March 29th, there is going to be a Maundy Thursday Service taking place at Peoples United Methodist Church in Baileyville at 7:00 p.m.

Thu
29
Mar

Area Easter Egg Hunts

 

Woodland Elem. School

Saturday, March 31

11 a.m. - Preschoolers

11:15 a.m. - Grade K & 1

11:30 a.m. - Grade 2 & 3

Weather permitting. Easter bunny will be there! FMI 427-6205.

 

2nd annual Dunkin Donuts Easter egg hunt.

Thu
29
Mar

Alexander School News

Cassie Oakes

 

Thu
29
Mar

Grand Lake Stream News

Dave McCullough

 

April 1st is always a special time each year at GLS when the stream opens up for fishing. We can perhaps forgive that long thankless winter and now focus on poles and rushing waters.

Thu
29
Mar

Princeton News

Sandra Smith

 

Thu
29
Mar

Cooper News

Thu
29
Mar

Calais News

Sharon Frost

454-3339

 

We’ve made it into spring, believe it or not. I’ve heard some birds singing for a week or more.

Good Friday is the 30th. Passover begins at sun down.

Thu
29
Mar

Princeton’s Third Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Sandra Smith

 

Thu
29
Mar

Shead Outing Club Skis Moosehorn

The Shead Outing Club enjoyed a cross country ski adventure at the Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge on Wednesday, March 21st. The equipment was provided by WCCC's Outdoor Adventure Center, which has been working side by side with local outing clubs to encourage outdoor recreation. (Photo courtesy of Stephanie Allard)

Thu
29
Mar

Lincoln Memorial Public Library, March 2018

Libraries Are More Than Books

Thu
29
Mar

Deer in Maine Woods

The water flows freely for these deer as they enjoy the thawing accompanied by the warmer seasons. Fawns will once again grace our woods in a few months. (Painting by Tom Brennan) 

Fri
23
Mar

Keepers Cottage in Lubec Named as Top Destination

Keepers Cottage in Lubec has been selected as the most unique and interesting place to stay by Booking.com in its first-ever 50-state ‘Book the U.S.’ List. Only one destination is featured in the list, which is viewable at www.booking.com/booktheus.

Mon
19
Mar

Three-Nation Leadership Initiative Announced

A new leadership program, focused on developing new leaders and updating present leaders in the communities of Washington County, the three tribal communities at Pleasant Point, Indian Township and St. Andrews, and the communities of Charlotte County has been announced by well-known leadership teacher and facilitator, Linda Cross Godfrey, of Eastport.

Thu
08
Mar

WCCC Polar Bear Dip Raises $10,200

There aren’t many things that can make a group of people want to run into the Passamaquoddy Bay in late winter, but the Polar Bear Dip is one of them. Now in its 18th year, the Polar Bear Dip raised more than $10,200 thanks to the efforts of 42 dippers who collected donations from the community.

Thu
08
Mar

School Liaison Committee Discusses Collaboration

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

On Tuesday, February 27th, prior to the School Committee meeting, the School Liaison Committee met. At the meeting the committee discussed the possibility of school collaboration or school consolidation between area schools. 

Thu
08
Mar

CRMS Recognized for Quality Care Service

 Calais Regional Medical Services (CRMS) Chronic Care Management Service was selected out of eighty-eight submissions to be presented at the Centers for Medicare Services National Quality Conference this month. This CMS National Quality Conference is a premier learning event for nearly 2,500 attendees from across the healthcare spectrum. It is a great honor for the work of Dr.

Thu
08
Mar

Local Media Team Reflects on Carol Ann Nicholson

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
08
Mar

Building A Recovery Community

 Are you interested in helping those seeking recovery? Would you be interested in becoming a Healthy Acadia volunteer and giving back to families, friends and communities that have been affected by substance use disorders? Please join Healthy Acadia’s substance prevention specialists for a potluck dinner and information session from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Thu
08
Mar

Peek Learning Consultants Offer Insights into Professional Development

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
08
Mar

Rare Disease Inspires Calais Native

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
08
Mar

First National Bank Donates to Local Food Pantries

First National Bank recently announced that it has made donations totaling $15,000 to twenty-one food banks in the bank’s market area. “First National Bank is grateful for the critical services that our food banks provide to our neighbors in need,” remarked Tony C. McKim, President and CEO.

Thu
08
Mar

Lioness Preparing for Charter Night Celebration

Hard work and humanitarian service are synonymous with the Calais Lioness Club.  The membership of the club is dedicated to working within the local communities, enhancing the area and helping its residents.

Thu
08
Mar

WOODLAND DRAGONS WIN THE 2018 NORTHERN CLASS D REGIONALS

Thu
08
Mar

Woodland Dragons Compete In States At Augusta

Dragons Battle Tough, But Drop 1-Point Thriller To Greenville

Thu
08
Mar

GARY NORMAN SAUNDERS

Gary Norman Saunders, 83, of Ellington, passed Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, with his son Guy by his side.

He was born June 1, 1934, in Calais, Maine, son of Guy and Verna (Grant) Saunders. He was preceded in death by four sisters; Muriel, Charlotte, Beverly, and Phoebe; and a brother, Grant Saunders.

Thu
08
Mar

AmeriCorps Summer Work Opportunity Serving in Washington County

 Are you at least 18 years old? Are you looking for an exciting summer job? Do you enjoy helping your neighbors and your community and being outdoors? Healthy Acadia is partnering with Goodwill VISTA to recruit for AmeriCorps Summer Associates to help with food rescue efforts in its Washington County Gleaning Program this summer.

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