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Fri
11
Aug

Car Accident Claims the Life of Calais Resident

By Lura Jackson

 

An early-morning car accident has taken the life of Kassadi Gidney. Gidney, who was 20 years old, was traveling from Baileyville to Calais when her vehicle went off the road. She was pronounced deceased on the scene.

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11
Aug

Hours of Operation Cut at Milltown Border Crossing

By Lura Jackson

 

If you’re in the habit of crossing the border at Milltown in the late hours of the night, you won’t have the opportunity to after August 20th. The border will have a reduction in hours on both the U.S. Customs and Border Protection [CBP] side and the Canada Border Services Agency [CBSA] side. 

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11
Aug

International Parade Saved by Joint Efforts

By Lura Jackson

 

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11
Aug

Baileyville Fire Destroys Trailer and Hospitalizes Resident

By Lura Jackson

 

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11
Aug

Mimi’s Kitchen Offers Subs and More for Festival

By Lura Jackson

 

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11
Aug

Seafood Selection Now Available at Pat’s Plus

By Lura Jackson

 

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11
Aug

Live Music at Just South of the Border for Festival

By Lura Jackson

 

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11
Aug

Editor's Desk - Looking Forward Together

As the newly-appointed editor, it seemed appropriate to say ‘hello’ and briefly introduce myself. Many of you will recognize me already as I have been writing for the Calais Advertiser since 2013. In that time, I have had the pleasure of meeting and speaking with hundreds of community members around the St. Croix Valley in a journalistic capacity.

Fri
11
Aug

Letter to the Editor - The trails for adventure in Calais and St. Stephen line the St. Croix River

The trails for adventure in Calais and St. Stephen line the St. Croix River for us dwellers, neighbors and visitors to enjoy any season of the year. Whether on ski or snow shoe, on foot or bicycle, daily adventures await us.

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11
Aug

Calais July Police Report

July 1: Russell Lucas, age 51, of Robbinston, Maine was charged with Operating Under the Influence.

July 3: Thomas Vanderbush, age 30, of Calais, Maine was charged with Criminal Trespass.

July 3: Nara Newell, age 38, of Calais, Maine was charged with Criminal Trespass.

Fri
11
Aug

Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash in Northfield

On August 7, 2017 at approximately 2:13pm the Washington County RCC received a 911 call from an off-duty Deputy that had come upon a serious two vehicle crash on Rt. 192 in Northfield in the vicinity of box 1580.  The RCC dispatched the Machias ambulance, Machais Fire Department as well as additional Deputies to the scene.  

Fri
11
Aug

Publisher thanks new Calais Paperboy

 

Shaking hands at The Calais Advertiser offices are Shane DelMonaco (left), paperboy, and Pierre Little, publisher. Little, who recalls his own days as a paperboy fondly, is glad to have the tradition returning to the paper. (Photo by Lura Jackson)

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11
Aug

Street Fair Offers Something for Everyone

By Natalie Scott

 

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11
Aug

Calais Graduate Receives Major NATO Award

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11
Aug

Building Committee Tours WES

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

On Monday, July 31st, the Baileyville School Building Committee met at Woodland Elementary School. The committee met to discuss what repairs were needed at the Elementary School as well as to tour the building to see for themselves. 

Fri
11
Aug

Indian Days at Pleasant Point Open Window into Tribe’s Traditions

By Lura Jackson

 

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11
Aug

New Businesses and New Offerings in the Calais Area

By Lura Jackson

 

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11
Aug

International Festival Kings and Queens Crowned

By Lura Jackson

 

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11
Aug

Alexander Grange Hall Hosts Arts and Craft Show

By Natalie Scott

 

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11
Aug

City Council Approves $1.1 Million Sewer Project

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

On Thursday August 3, the Calais City Council held a special meeting to address issues prior to their next regular meeting. All members of the council were present and the meeting was called to order. 

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Music on the Green

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11
Aug

Pets Corner

This week I want to talk about inflammation in your pet’s body and the foods and additives that both cause and aggravate it. The two biggest causes of joint pain and inflammation in dogs and cats are: 1) grains (especially flour) and 2) artificial coloring. 

 

Fri
11
Aug

St. Croix Island Historic Site Hosts Festival Activities

By Natalie Scott

 

The St. Croix Island International Historic Site will be putting together a few activities during the International Homecoming Festival this year. 

Fri
11
Aug

Golf - Border Electric Golf Tournament

 

James Macdonald Wins Everett Meader Memorial

 

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11
Aug

Golf - St. Croix Country Club Notes

 

Wow.... time flies when you're having fun! It's hard to believe the half way point of the season is almost upon us. With the month of August right around the corner, I wanted to give the members and guests a heads up regarding the very busy schedule of events beginning next week.  

Fri
11
Aug

BLUE DEVILS IN ACTION SHOTS AT UMM

Fouled, but still got the shot off. (Photo by John Rogers).

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11
Aug

Calais Recreation News

 

 

The Calais Recreation Department will be offering a new 7v7 Coed Youth Soccer League starting in the fall. This is for kids in grades 5-8. Registration forms will be available at the City Building. 

Fri
11
Aug

HERRING COVE EDMOND BRETON SENIOR TOURNAMENT

Top scorers in the annual Edmond Breton Memorial Senior Invitational at Herring Cove Golf Course on Wednesday at Campobello were Champion Kevin Farmer with a strong 75 and Ralph Backman at 77. The net champion for the event was Mark Altvater, shooting a fine 80/68. Other scores were as follows:

 

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11
Aug

CT Downeast Basketball Clinic

 

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11
Aug

Tennis Tourney to Help Fix Courts

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

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11
Aug

PETER DARYL GARDNER

 

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Aug

MURDOCH (MERT) BROWN

Mert Brown, 82, Passed away Monday, July 31, 2017 at Calais Regional hospital, with family and friends by his side.

Mert was born January 2, 1935 in Westville, Nova Scotia to the late Jahn and Margaret (Stewart) Brown.

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11
Aug

SETH A. WESTON

Seth A. Weston, 87, passed away on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 surrounded by his family.

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11
Aug

MARY “NORMA” ALLEN

 

Baileyville and Princeton – Mary “Norma” Allen, 88, passed away peacefully on August 2, 2017 to be with the Lord and the love of her life, her husband Howard D. Allen.  Norma was born in Calais on June 26, 1929, daughter of the late Edward and Dorothy (Freeman) Mahar. 

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11
Aug

KASSADI GIDNEY

Calais – Kassadi Christen Louise Gidney, 20, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, August 5, 2017 as a result of an automobile accident. Kassadi was born in Calais on April 16, 1997, daughter of Jeffrey and Heather (Waycott) Gidney.

Fri
11
Aug

EARL ALFRED GOULD

Princeton/Holden - Earl Alfred Gould passed away August 4, 2017 at EMMC in Bangor Maine. Born April 18, 1925 to the late Mona (Bailey) and Chester Gould.

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11
Aug

Rhonda Stevens Awarded Teacher of the Year

 

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

As summer ends and school is getting ready to go back into session, teachers are readying their classrooms for a new year and new students. One of those teachers is Washington County Teacher of the Year Rhonda Stevens from Beatrice Rafferty.

Fri
11
Aug

Mozart at North Church, Eastport

 

 

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11
Aug

Out and About

By Dorothy Johnson

 

Residents of the St. Croix Valley have been blessed with wonderful weather once again. Let’s hope the weather holds for the International Festival and blueberry raking.