April 2018

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Wed
25
Apr

Soup and Poetry A Success

Soup and Poetry at the Calais Free Library was again a rousing success.

Wed
25
Apr

Woodland Recreation Dept. Calendar

Recreation Dept, Baseball, Softball, Farm team, T-ball, will begin after April vacation break. Please turn in Registration forms, and all practices / games will be weather permitting. Dates and times of each program will be announced at school, on Facebook and The Calais Advertiser. 

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Wed
25
Apr

Exploring World Cultures with the Olivers Ancient Israel

We are pleased to feature a new ongoing segment based on the Oliver family’s weekly efforts to learn about different cultures and their cuisine. Each family member has selected a culture, and, going in order of oldest to youngest, Sherri researches the selected culture’s customs and foods for the family to share in.

Wed
25
Apr

Girl Scout Cookies Shared with Meals on Wheels

Collecting 185 boxes of Girl Scouts cookies to share with the local Meals on Wheels program are these beaming Girl Scouts of the St. Croix Valley. The boxes were purchased by Cookie Share customers that opted to buy a box to be gifted to others rather than buying a box for themselves. (Photo courtesy of Tomi Ellsmore)

Wed
25
Apr

Ranked Choice Voting Approved for Maine Primaries

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
25
Apr

Baileyville Looks to Phase 2 of Sewer Project

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Wed
25
Apr

Challenging Suicide and Bullying Through Communication

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
25
Apr

Calais Native Runs Boston Marathon

Preparing to cross the finish line of the Boston Marathon is Calais native Heather Farrell. The wild weather added to the event’s challenge. (Submitted photo) See article on page 9.

Wed
25
Apr

Narcan Overdose Reversal Workshop Held at Groups

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
25
Apr

Notice to Parents From Baileyville Police Chief Bob Fitzsimmons

I just wanted to reach out to you about old cell phones that you may let your little ones play with. Last night [4/19] we had a trooper going door to door around town looking for the phone that called 9-1-1 twice. It was a phone that was disabled but still had the capability to make a 9-1-1 call.

Wed
25
Apr

CDRC Aims to Restore Celtic and Gaelic Culture

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
25
Apr

Editor's Desk

“As goes Maine, so goes the nation,” goes a famous saying that once pertained to Maine’s penchant for more-or-less accurately selecting the next president between 1832 and 1932. While the politics behind the statement have changed, it remains an enduring statement that bears some consideration in light of the state’s recent efforts to establish powerful precedents.

Wed
25
Apr

Letter to the Editor

Thank you for placing the news release from the Maine State Nurses Assn/National Nurses United (MSN/NNU) on the opinion page.  For the information included is far more incendiary than factual.  I am a Calais Regional Hospital Board Member; however, I am writing this letter as a concerned citizen wi

Wed
25
Apr

Letter to the Editor

Democrats in CD2 have the opportunity to elect a unique, well-qualified candidate to Congress in Jared Golden. Jared was born in Lewiston and raised in Leeds, Maine, and served combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan as a Marine. Upon his return, he attended and graduated from Bates College, then worked for Senator Collins in Washington.

Wed
25
Apr

Coastal Glass Replaces Door at City Building

The Calais City Building received an upgrade on Monday when Coastal Glass replaced the back door. Coastal Glass is a family-owned and operated business that relocated to Calais last year. Father Todd Stewart shared that after 30 years in the business it is nice to be able to work with his sons, Daniel, Josh, and David in the field. (Photo by Lura Jackson)

Wed
25
Apr

CALAIS RECREATION MEN’S BASKETBALL ACTION PHOTOS

Frankie Morrison looks to get the ball inside in the Calais Rec league.

Wed
25
Apr

CALAIS GIRLS COMPETE IN CALAIS TRAVELING TEAM TOURNEY

Faith Thigpen leads the break down the middle for the easy layup.

Wed
25
Apr

Sign of Spring!

With spring a month underway, crocuses are emerging to brighten neighborhood lawns. Native bees, which pollinate between two and three times better than honey bees, are making the most of their arrival. (Photo courtesy of Grazyna Kirsch)

Wed
25
Apr

Top Work Grafting Workshop with C.J. Walke from MOFGA

April 29 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Bring tools, scionwood of apple and other fruit trees to share. Dress appropriately for being outdoors. Course Fee: $12. Scholarships readily available. Grafting requires only a few tools, and the techniques are simple and fun to learn.

Wed
25
Apr

Mills Aims to Make Maine History, Again

By Sarah Craighead 

Dedmon

 

Wed
25
Apr

Cooper News

Wed
25
Apr

Meddybemps News

Linda Baniszeski 

 

Wed
25
Apr

Lincoln Memorial Library in Dennysville

The library is delighted and honored to have received a beautiful new American flag, which was donated by Sam & Jim Bergstrom!  The old one was historic, having flown over troops in  Afghanistan, but it had become tattered and worn.  Jim, who does so m

Wed
25
Apr

Alexander/Crawford News

Cassie Oakes

 

Wed
25
Apr

Princeton News

Sandra Smith

 

We forgot that it was a holiday and the library was closed on Monday, but we still held our writing group at 3 p.m. It truly is an incentive to do some creative writing. Anyone is welcome to join our group.

Wed
25
Apr

Hospice Volunteer Training

Submitted by Barbara Barnett / Director of Volunteer 

Services of Washington County

Wed
25
Apr

Calais Tractor Supply Store to Host Pet Treat Tasting Event

Calais Tractor Supply, 289 South Street, is hosting a pet treat tasting event and you and your furry friends are invited! Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., will give pets the chance to sample a variety of pet treats available at Tractor Supply Company, including a selection from Tractor Supply's exclusive 4health® brand. 

Wed
25
Apr

Baring and About (For Dotty)

Sally Doten

454-2625

 

Wed
25
Apr

Dennysville/Edmunds Congregational Church

 

Wed
25
Apr

Sewall Memorial Congregational Church

The members of the Sewall Memorial Congregational Church were saddened by news of the passing of their dear friend and former member, Barbara Barnes, who had, in recent years, moved to the Bangor area to be near her son, Jeff, as well as grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  The church’s pipe organ was given by the family in the mid-20th

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