April 2018

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.


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.


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.


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. 


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.

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

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.

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.  

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.