April 2018

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Wed
25
Apr

MLB Jr. Home Run Derby to be Held in Calais

The Major League Baseball Jr.

Wed
25
Apr

UMaine: Free Early College Summer Courses for Qualified H.S. Students

Through a partnership between the Maine Department of Education and the University of Maine System, tuition is waived for all qualified high school students in Maine to cover up to 12 college credits per year.

Wed
25
Apr

Community Invited to Share School Spirit at 5k Color Run

The flowers of spring are about to put on their brightest and best colors, and the community is invited to do the same at the annual Color Run in Calais. The event features several stations manned by volunteers that will throw powdered colors at participants, playfully covering them in a color of their choice.

Wed
25
Apr

AMZA C. PAGE

Pleasant Point – Amza Cleveland Page, 60, passed away Wednesday, April 18, 2018 due to prolonged health complications.  Amza labored in construction as a roofer and pool/spa manufacturing in California, and larger/small engine repairman in Amsterdam, New York.

Wed
25
Apr

JOSHUE DALE BERRY

Joshue Dale Berry, age 36, who was living in Augusta, Maine, passed away unexpectedly, March 1, 2018 in Old Town, Maine.  Josh was born in Cleveland, Ohio.  He was born August 15, 1981 to Frank Eugene Berry and Francis Arlene Bryson-Coburger.

Wed
25
Apr

BEULAH (SPRAGUE) MOORE

FEBRUARY 18, 1924 - APRIL 10, 2018

Wed
25
Apr

JOHN W. BROWNE

Calais – John William Browne, 83, passed away on April 18, 2018 at a Bangor hospital.  He was born January 9, 1935 in Winchester, Massachusetts, son of William and Helen (Dennehy) Browne. 

Wed
25
Apr

JOHN FULLERTON

PRINCETON and SAN ANTONIO,TEXAS - John Fullerton, 65, died April 17, 2018 after a brief illness at a hospital in Fresno, California. He was born in Calais on September 25th, 1952, the son of John S. and Charlotte A.

Wed
25
Apr

Devotional - “Heaven: I Want to Be There”

By Rev. Robert Oliver

Baring Baptist Church 

 

Wed
25
Apr

Perry Congregational Church Annual Spring Meeting

This past Saturday, April 21st, thirty-seven Congregationalists, church & pastors gathered at the Perry Congregational Church for the annual Spring Meeting.  It was a wonderful time of fellowship that included the usual roll-call of the churches (how many pastors, delegates, & visitors), brief reports from each chur

Wed
25
Apr

Calais American Legion

Michael McLean

454-3435

 

Mon
16
Apr

American Pickers to Film in Maine

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Maine! They plan to film episodes of the hit series, American Pickers, throughout your area.

Thu
05
Apr

Three Arrested for Drug Trafficking in Indian Township

Three people have been arrested in Indian Township on charges of aggravated trafficking. 

Thu
05
Apr

Baileyville Town Council Discusses School Repairs

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Thu
05
Apr

Calais Free Library Plays Integral Role in Community

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
05
Apr

Community Invited to Take a Chance at CMHS Hunger Games

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
05
Apr

Rockefeller Scholarship Seeks Applications from Students Taking “Road Less Traveled”

Maine residents over the age of 18 who are on a “road less traveled” and are seeking educational experiences that will change their life and the lives of people around them are invited to apply for a James and Marilyn Rockefeller Transition Scholarship.

Thu
05
Apr

Remembering “Dotty” Johnson

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
05
Apr

Community Calendar

APRIL 5: Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony Orchestra rehearsals from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Eastport Arts Center.

APRIL 6: Riverside Rebekah food sale at Baileyville Food Mart from 9 a.m. to noon.

Thu
05
Apr

WCCC Powersports/Small Engine Technician Program Receives Accreditation

In an effort to increase the number of power equipment technicians for the Outdoor Power Equipment industry, the Equipment & Engine Training Council has recently accredited Washington County Community College in Calais, Maine.  This increases the number of accredited power equipment training programs to 78 throughout the US and Canada.  

Thu
05
Apr

Patriotic Americans to Hold Nationwide Rally at State Capitols

Patriotic American citizens will rally on the Capitol in Augusta on April 14 at 2 p.m. This is part of a nationwide effort by the NCCPA (National Constitutional Coalition of Patriotic Americans) to peacefully unite supporters of the Constitution and specifically the 2nd Amendment.

Thu
05
Apr

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. 

Thu
05
Apr

Milltown Border Hours Reduced Again

The hours of the Milltown border crossing have once again been reduced by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection office [CBP]. Travelers wishing to cross the border to come back into the U.S. at the Milltown crossing may only do so between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., a change that took place on April 1st.

Thu
05
Apr

New Reverend Appointed to St. Stephen

The Bishop of Fredericton, David Edwards, has announced that a new reverend has been appointed to serve as rector for St. Stephen parish. Reverend Julian Pillay is expected to arrive within the next few months as his situation allows. He will be joined by his wife, Michelle, and their son, Julian.

Thu
05
Apr

VFW Hands Out Local Awards

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Thu
05
Apr

Community Egg Hunts Thrill Local Youth

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
05
Apr

CRH on Track to Regaining Financial Stability

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
05
Apr

Celebrating Calais Free Library

Thu
05
Apr

Calais Schools to Promote Buddy Benches

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

At their meeting on March 27 the Calais School Committee heard a presentation from Sue Carter and Carl Ross about the Buddy Bench program. Ross’s brother started a program like this in his county in Alabama and wanted to help bring it back to the area in which he grew up. 

Thu
05
Apr

Jo’s Diner Donates to Support Cancer Navigators

By Lura Jackson

 

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