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  The Calais Free Library’s Annual Halloween Parade was a hit as always. There were characters of all shapes and sizes marching up  Main Street on Halloween afternoon. The Calais marching band provided the music during the parade. (Photos by Kaileigh Deacon) [[{"type":"media","view_mode... + continue reading
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By Kaileigh Deacon   On Wednesday night, the City of Calais was filled with goblins and ghouls as kids went trick-or-treating despite the rain. This year a section of the Walmart parking lot was roped off as they hosted their first ever Trunk-or-Treat. Employees and community members... + continue reading
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The Maine Press Association [MPA] has recognized two Washington County publications - The Calais Advertiser and the Machias Valley News Observer - for their exceptional journalism work between April 1st, 2017 and March 31st, 2018. The awards ceremony was held in Sunday River on October 20th.... + continue reading
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By Sarah Craighead Dedmon Less than two weeks before state law requires them to submit their recommendations, the county budget committee voted 9-1 to halt their work and send an unfinished budget back to the commissioners, cutting a scheduled three-hour meeting on Oct. 31 down to 32 minutes... + continue reading
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By Lura Jackson More than 1,000 youth from around Eastern Washington County attended a performance of Brundibár over the last month as part of the Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony Orchestra’s [PBSO] Music for Children program. Each person seeing the show had the opportunity to experience a first-rate... + continue reading

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The McGlashan-Nickerson House in Calais has been named as one of seven most endangered historic places by Maine Preservation. During the nineteenth century Red Beach was a thriving Calais community built around the now-defunct Maine Red Granite Company and the Red Beach Plaster Company. A survivor of that heyday is  the McGlashan-Nickerson... + continue reading
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  The Calais Free Library’s Annual Halloween Parade was a hit as always. There were characters of all shapes and sizes marching up  Main Street on Halloween afternoon. The Calais marching band provided the music during the parade. (Photos by Kaileigh Deacon) [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"3988","attributes":{"alt... + continue reading
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By Kaileigh Deacon   On Wednesday night, the City of Calais was filled with goblins and ghouls as kids went trick-or-treating despite the rain. This year a section of the Walmart parking lot was roped off as they hosted their first ever Trunk-or-Treat. Employees and community members brought their decorated vehicles so they could hand out... + continue reading
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[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"3985","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"510","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"680"}}]]   On Saturday the Charlotte Elementary School hosted their annual craft fair to kick off the holiday shopping and craft fair season. The Charlotte Craft Fair is one of the first of the... + continue reading

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  One of the biggest draws for the Woodland Craft Fair is to get a head start on holiday shopping while supporting local vendors. Many of the vendors offer handcrafted Christmas decorations. (... + continue reading

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By Emma Irish   Vivian Taylor’s photography has awakened the walls of the Eastport Art Center. Years in the making, Taylor’s large scale, black and white photos seem to speak directly to both... + continue reading

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By Kaileigh Deacon   On a recent trip to Paris, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to visit the town with the same name as the one in which I grew up. Growing up in Calais, you often hear the... + continue reading

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  Lady Dragon soccer players Joanna Korasadowicz, Abby Walker, and Sierra Bryant proudly display the MPA sportsmanship banner awarded their team this season and presented at the Class C Girls... + continue reading

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