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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
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
15
Aug

Car Show at D&G Auto

 

An array of classic vehicles was on display at D&G Auto on Saturday, giving passersby the opportunity to admire sleek craftsmanship and sturdy frames. (Photo by Lura Jackson)

Wed
15
Aug

Local Residents Reimagined as Pirates in Brennan Paintings

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
15
Aug

International Runners Carry Symbol of Peace to Calais

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
15
Aug

International Friendship Celebrated in St. Croix Valley

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
15
Aug

Supporting the Future by Honoring the Past at Passamaquoddy Indian Day Celebration

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
08
Aug

Down East Credit Union Acquires Building in Baring

 The Board of Directors at Down East Credit Union (DECU) is pleased to announce the purchase of the building formerly housing Knock on Wood located at 173 US Highway 1 in Baring Plantation. The building will be used for administrative offices.

Wed
08
Aug

Volunteering on the Waterfront

 

Clearing the overgrowth from the Waterfront Walkway is Ken Berry, a retiree from the Baileyville mill. Berry has been volunteering to help maintain the Waterfront off and on as his health allows since he retired in 2004. (Photo by John Jackson)

Wed
08
Aug

International Homecoming Pageant Names Queens and Kings

Every year, the International Homecoming Festival pageant celebrates dozens of well-rounded young candidates from the community as they compete for the title of Grand Supreme Queen or King. Once crowned, the winners preside over a variety of events during the festival, including the parade, the peanut festival, and at Hands Across the Border.

Wed
08
Aug

Everett Meader Memorial Golf Tourney

Sponsored By Border Electric

 

Wed
08
Aug

Local Firefighter Develops Ice Rescue Tool

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
08
Aug

Uniting to Combat Hunger at the National VFW Convention

Department of Maine Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Chaplain David Sivret and his wife Sherry travelled to Kansas City, Missouri for National Convention gathering with over ten thousand members, auxiliary and guests. They had the opportunity to bag potatoes for the  “Uniting to Combat Hunger” campaign meet people from the US and Europe, including California Poppy Girl.

Wed
08
Aug

Remembering Addison Coty: Community Reflects on the Loss of a Beloved Youth

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
08
Aug

Calais Swim Team Competes

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

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.

Wed
01
Aug

Music on the Green

 

Last Tuesday's entertainment was Celtic Schmeltic. The Triangle Park downtown came to life with a lively playing of Celtic Music played by local musicians. The band had attendees tapping their toes and dreaming of the Emerald Isle. Celtic Schmeltic was sponsored by Sunrise Eye Care. (Photo by Kaileigh Deacon)

Wed
01
Aug

Calais-Area Fall Baseball Practice Has Begun

 

Wed
01
Aug

Meet Past Residents of Calais at the Cemetery Tour

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
01
Aug

Joyce Maker Named as Calais Grand Marshal

By Lura Jackson

 

Every year, a distinguished resident of Calais is picked to serve as the Grand Marshal for the International Homecoming Festival parade. This year, State Senator Joyce Maker was chosen for the honor of representing Calais in the parade.

Wed
01
Aug

From Key West to Fort Kent, Trio Walks for Overdose Awareness

By Sarah Craighead 

Dedmon

 

Wed
01
Aug

Grand Lake Stream Folk Art Festival Photos

Wed
01
Aug

New Signage Downtown Calais

 

The last of five signs purchased by the Calais Downtown Revitalization Coalition was erected in Triangle Park on July 27th by the Public Works Department. The sign, which will soon be corrected for spelling, directs visitors to points of interest in the area. (Photo courtesy of Carole Heinlein)

Wed
01
Aug

Vivian Taylor’s Work Featured in “Missing Voices” Exhibit

By Emma Irish

 

Wed
01
Aug

Waterfront Boutique to Open in Calais

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
01
Aug

Baileyville Hires New Police Officer

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Wed
25
Jul

Senator Collins Receives Trailblazer Award from JDRF

U.S.

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
25
Jul

St. Croix No. 1 Enters Final Round of Rehabilitation

By Lura Jackson