Town News

Sharon Frost


When dandelions bloom late in spring, expect a dry summer.

The Calais Hospital Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast was last Thursday. It was delightful. Tables were beautifully decorated, tea, coffee, juice, blueberry bread pudding, fruit, cinnamon buns; a note pad at each setting and also 3 door prizes were drawn. 

Larry and Mary Lane arrived home on Saturday for the summer.  They will be busy with church sales and the market. Always enjoy seeing them.

A food and plant sale, also pies, will be held at the Congregational Church on Saturday, June 4th at 9 am to noon.

The Baring Baptist Church served a pot luck dinner following morning worship on Sunday. There were lots of goodies and a great variety of various pastas, beans, ham, homemade bread, scallops, peanut butter pie, chocolate whoopie cake, cream puffs, squares. What a feast it was.

Wayne and Cheryl Ingersoll are celebrating an anniversary. They won’t tell us the date. Happy Day.

The weekly flea market in downtown Eastport along the seawall begins on Saturday 21st 9 am - 1 pm. All kinds of goodies, art, crafts, jewelry, collectibles and much more.

A reminder of the 2016 Margaretta Days Festival and Craft Fair held on the campus of the University of Maine at Machias on June 11th, 10:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m. There will be live music, games, crafters, jewelry, rugs, etc.

The Lumber River Quartet Concert at Second Baptist Church on Thursday, June 2nd at 6:30 pm.

Thinking of you, Lynn Howard. Hoping all is going well.

On Sunday, St. Anne’s will have its Sunday School Award Presentation.

Birthday wishes: Andrea Moore, Barbara Lang, Dawn Chick, Tammy Mitchell, Benai Parks, Gail Cottrell, Mike Francis, Stephanie Wormell, David Sivret, Angela Ramsey, Allen Edwards, Dick Ramsey, Linda Baniszeski, Brad McFadden, Pat Fellers, Doreen Hill.

A memorial service was held last Saturday at the Church of the Open Bible in Alexander for Raymond Durrell who passed on August 12, 2015. The church was full of family and friends. Several of Raymond’s friends spoke. His wife and mother and father shared some great words. Karen, you did a wonderful job. I could never have done it. Lovely hymns were played. a beautiful lunch followed the service.

For all you ambitious workers at Second Baptist Church, get out your gloves, rakes, sunglasses, etc. for Saturday is clean up day starting at 9 am.


On Saturday take a relaxing drive to St. George. They are hosting a town-wide yard sale. Starts 7 am (US). A good highway, only 1/2 hour drive.