August 2018

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Wed
29
Aug

Ireland's Outside Track to play at Calais Celtic Concerts

Calais Celtic Concerts will present the Internationally acclaimed Celtic super-group, The Outside Track, at the Calais High School in Calais, Maine on Saturday, September 1st, at 7 p.m. US/ 8 p.m. Canadian time. The doors will open at 6 p.m. This will be one of our biggest shows of the year!

Wed
22
Aug

City Manager Jim Porter to Retire

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Wed
22
Aug

Passamaquoddy Jeremy Frey Wins Best in Basketry in Santa Fe

Passamaquoddy basketmaker Jeremy Frey received Best in Basketry and Best in Division at this year’s Santa Fe Indian Market.

Wed
22
Aug

Celebrating 40 Years of Eastport Health Care

Senator Joyce Maker and Representative Will Tuell presented Holly Gartmayer-Deyoung of Eastport Health Care with a commendation for the center’s dedication in providing services to more than 4,000 community members each year. (Facebook photo)

 

 

Wed
22
Aug

Haley Donovan Completes Basic Training at Air Force Academy

 

Haley Donovan, a graduate of Calais Middle High School, has successfully completed basic training at the United States Air Force Academy. Donovan is being trained, along with her peers, to be an Air Force officer. (Facebook photo)

Wed
22
Aug

Music on the Green

 

Wed
22
Aug

Calais-Area Fall Baseball Pre-Season Action

 

Colby Moholland makes a strong presence behind the plate.

Wed
22
Aug

Award-Winning CBC Comedy Show to Film in Campobello

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
22
Aug

Local Videographer Elevates Washington County to New Heights

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
22
Aug

Major Development Projects Underway in St. Stephen

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
15
Aug

New Art Gallery/Working Studio Opens in Calais

A new art gallery/working studio, Green Porch Gallery, will be opening  on Wednesday August 15th.   The goal of the gallery is to highlight the extraordinary talents of the fine artists and artisans of this region and to offer art classes.  All work is juried in by a panel of professional artists.

Wed
15
Aug

FESTIVAL - Doll Hospital and Peanut Fair

 

Wed
22
Aug

Mike McLean Receives Spirit of America Award

 

At last Thursday's City Council meeting mayor Billy Howard and the Council presented Mike McLean with the Spirit of America award. The Council selected Commander Mike for the award due to his countless works with the American Legion and involvement in various other community projects. (Photo by Kaileigh Deacon)

Wed
22
Aug

Foster Grandparents Sought to Connect with Area Youth

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
29
Aug

Eastport Pirate Festival Offers Many Returning Favorites

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
29
Aug

Music on the Green

In addition to Saturday Night Rock Band on Tuesday, the crowd was treated to another local singer/musician Lauren Roussel. Roussel entertained the crowd during Saturday Night Rock Band’s break. She played a variety of songs and even got some of the younger kids dancing on stage with her.

Wed
29
Aug

An Array of Tantalizing Tastes Available at Eastport Salmon Festival

By Lura Jackson

 

The 31st annual Eastport Salmon Festival is scheduled for this weekend, offering community members the opportunity to sample locally-made seafood delicacies and beverages and to enjoy a range of art- and industry-themed activities.

Wed
29
Aug

Area Young Women Crowned in Maine Academic Scholarship Pageant

Biddeford Performing Arts Center in Biddeford was the setting for the 10th annual Maine Academic Scholarship Pageant (MASP) and Green Carpet Fundraiser Event. Eighty-six Maine women and young ladies vied for their respective titles to compete nationally for over $300K in prizes and scholarships at the USA National Miss Scholarship Pageant and the American Women of Service Pageant.

Wed
29
Aug

Calais Police Department Announces Drug-Related Arrest

From the Calais Police Department:

 

 

Wed
29
Aug

Meet the New St. Stephen Fire Chief

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
29
Aug

Hospice Volunteers Sought for Rewarding Experiences

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
29
Aug

Donations Sought for Baileyville Playground

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
29
Aug

Local Ball Hockey World Champion to Play for Team USA

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
22
Aug

Stagnant Session Slips by Summer With Much Undecided

By Ruth Leubecker

 

After Maine’s 128th Legislature failed to correct a typo, ignored a tax overhaul and  never reconvened to settle other pressing matters but failed to adjourn, many remain uncertain about what happens next.

Wed
22
Aug

Cancer-affected Community Members Sought for Support Study

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
15
Aug

Perry, Maine Bicentennial Celebration

The Town of Perry celebrated its Bicentennial August 10, 11 and 12. 

 

Wed
15
Aug

2nd Annual International Festival Alumni Volleyball Game

 

Wed
15
Aug

Decals, Bracelets to Support Coty Family Now Available

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
08
Aug

Katahdin Coffee House Launches on Main Street

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
08
Aug

Relay 5K Kicks Off

By Kaileigh Deacon

 The Relay for Life of the St. Croix Valley has been a staple in Calais for well over 25 years, helping to raise money for the American Cancer Society and support and honor those in our area affected by cancer.

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