July 2018

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Wed
25
Jul

Senator Collins Receives Trailblazer Award from JDRF

U.S.

Wed
18
Jul

Big Stop Aims to Slow Plastic Pollution with Straw Cutbacks

 

Wed
18
Jul

Benefit for Baby Harbor Seeley

Harbor Seeley, son of Kristin Seeley of Edmunds, was born on May 6th, 2018 at DECH and was transferred to EMMC the following day due to a blood infection, where he and his mother stayed for over a month in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit until late June.

Wed
18
Jul

Holmes Cottage Museum Now Open for Season

 

Wed
18
Jul

WCCC Golf Tournament Raises $10,000 in Scholarships!

Every year, golfers from across Washington and Charlotte Counties gather to take part in Washington County Community College’s golf tournament, held at the St. Croix County Club in Calais. This year’s event, held on sunny Saturday, July 14th, was attended by 116 golfers, each of whom was eligible to win a new vehicle thanks to the sponsorship of Pratt dealership in Calais.

Wed
18
Jul

Public Works Department Completes Downtown Improvement Blitz

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
18
Jul

Music on the Green

 

Due to potential bad weather last Tuesday, Music on the Green rescheduled the concert for Saturday. The Borderline Trio with Lenard Rutledge entertained a smaller than normal crowd playing a wonderful assortment of jazz and blues. While the crowd was small the performance was not. (Photo by Kaileigh Deacon)

Wed
18
Jul

People’s United Methodist Church Welcomes New Pastor

For some in the community, the church is nothing less than its heart: it is the place where life’s greatest joys and greatest sufferings are shared and reconciled, it is a place to gather with your friends and loved ones for regular events and it is where, generation after generation, the stories of local families have been shaped.

Wed
18
Jul

Jon Speed Recognized by Princeton Parks and Recreation

 

Recognized and celebrated for his commitment to the youth of Washington County was Jon Speed by the Princeton Parks and Recreation Department on June 23rd. Speed, who organized and led Greenland Point Center for many years, passed away on July 9th. (Facebook photo) See Jon’s obituary on page 17.

Wed
18
Jul

Custom Vehicle and Business Decals Now Available in Calais

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
25
Jul

St. Croix No. 1 Enters Final Round of Rehabilitation

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
25
Jul

The Calais Advertiser’s New Addition

 

Meet Tom the cat.

Wed
25
Jul

New ATV Signage in Calais

 

ATV access road signage is now on display around Calais as a result of the efforts of the Sunrise Trail Riders and their recently-attained goal of connecting the community with the state’s trail network. (Photo by John Jackson)

Wed
25
Jul

Helen Brooks to Retire from Babysitting Certification Courses

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
25
Jul

Washington County Golf Championship

John Marchese Wins Event With 147

 

Wed
25
Jul

Heron Valley Brings Scotland to Calais

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

What the Celtic Concert Series labeled the biggest concert of the summer was held on Saturday night in the Calais High School Cafeteria. The group Heron Valley certainly did pack the cafeteria full on Saturday.

Wed
25
Jul

Keenes Lake Campground Offers Classic Experiences

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
25
Jul

Families Futures Downeast Holds Graduation

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Wed
25
Jul

Riding for a Voice Finishes Strong

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
18
Jul

Porter: ‘We’d like to see as many people on the bridge as possible’

The start of every International Homecoming Festival is marked by a ceremony unique to the St. Croix Valley: the municipal administration of Calais and St. Stephen meet on Ferry Point bridge to shake hands with their counterparts while the national anthems are performed.

Wed
11
Jul

New Coffee Shop on Main Street

 

Evidence of a new coffee shop on Main Street by the Urban Moose is undeniable at this point, but details haven't been confirmed yet. Stay tuned to the Calais Advertiser for more information! (Photo by Lura Jackson)

Wed
11
Jul

New Roof at First Congregational Church

 

Thu
05
Jul

First Annual Passamaquoddy Youth Conservation Scramble

Event Raises $7,200 for the Youth Conservation Fund & Fantastic Score

 

Thu
05
Jul

Relay for Life Gets Reinvented

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Thu
05
Jul

Music on the Green

 

Last week’s Music on the Green was Alan Cook. The solo musician just returned to Downeast Maine and he came to Calais. Thanks to the sponsorship of Bangor Savings Bank, Alan Cook played a variety of fan favorites to a good-sized crowd at Triangle Park. (Photo by Kaileigh Deacon)

Thu
05
Jul

Local Family Aims to Make a Difference in Zimbabwe

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
05
Jul

St. Croix No. 1 Fire House Association Receives Donation from Down East Credit Union

 In a final push to fund a 14-year fundraising effort to renovate the local fire house as a Historic Fire House museum, the St. Croix No. 1 Fire House Association received welcome support from Down East Credit Union who donated $448.

Thu
05
Jul

Calais Farmers’ Market Opens with Array of Local Offerings

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
05
Jul

Downeast EMS Attains Financial Stability After Near-Closure

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
05
Jul

Support Local Little League and Win a New Vehicle

By Lura Jackson

 

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