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Fri
20
Oct

Down East Credit Union Named 4th Best Place to Work in Maine

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
20
Oct

Pratt Donates $1,500 for Breast Cancer Screenings

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
20
Oct

13th Annual Turkey-A-Thon

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

For the last thirteen years WQDY-WCRQ has partnered with Healthy Acadia to raise money to purchase turkeys. This year’s Turkey-A-Thon was the event’s thirteenth and it took place appropriately on Friday, October 13th. 

Fri
20
Oct

CES Raises Money for Turkey-A-Thon

Presenting Turkey-A-Thon organizer Jeff Demmons with a check for funds raised at Calais Elementary School is Sophia R. 

Fri
20
Oct

Editors Desk - Standing on Solid Foundations

Shall I compare thy beauty to a granite stone? While Shakespeare never wrote those words exactly, it’s what comes to mind when thinking about the community of Down East Maine. As impressionable humans, it’s true that we are influenced by our surroundings.

Fri
20
Oct

Strengthening the Future of Maine’s Manufacturing Industry

Each year, on the first Friday of October, cities and towns across America celebrate National Manufacturing Day. This is a day where we honor the people and businesses that drive local economies, and I was proud to cosponsor the Senate’s resolution honoring this day.

Fri
20
Oct

Calais Waterfront Construction

Work is now underway on the Calais Waterfront as Donovan Construction of Crawford capably labors to install a docking facility pump station for the planned expansion to the harbor. According to owner Brian Donovan, the work will be completed by November 1st. (Photo by Lura Jackson) 

Fri
20
Oct

John “Al” Churchill – Vietnam War

Perhaps one of the most remarkable aspects surrounding the Vietnam War was the way in which it sparked the largest anti-war protests to have ever occurred in the United States. Despite the unpopularity of the war, millions of men were drafted to serve, whether they wanted to or not.

Fri
20
Oct

Woodland Pulp Replaces Damaged Road in Baileyville

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Fri
20
Oct

Calais’ Scarecrow Fest Has Full Day of Fun Activities Scheduled for Oct. 28

Downtown Calais is the place to be on Saturday, Oct. 28, as the Scarecrow Fest sponsored by Calais Downtown Revitalization Coalition (CDRC) has a full day of great activities packed full of fun and downtown merchants are having an all day Trick or Treat, so dress up for this magical day.

Fri
20
Oct

CES Students Learn Fire Safety

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
20
Oct

Maine Books for Maine Kids Holds Christmas Book Drive

By Natalie Scott

 

Fri
20
Oct

Youth Invited to Learn Robotics and Coding at Calais Library

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
20
Oct

Metal and Hardcore Music Event Comes to Calais

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
20
Oct

Woodland Dragon Soccer


To view all the photos, see pages 12-13 of the October 19, 2017 issue.  You may also view on the Digital Version here


Area Boys’ Soccer

 

Fri
20
Oct

Woodland Dragon Soccer

Freshman Matthew Minoty brings the ball down the field. (Photo by John Rogers)

Fri
20
Oct

Woodland Recreation Dept. Calendar

 

Wednesday, October  18:

4:00 p.m.- Elementary/ Jr. High Cross Country, grades 3-8 at the Moosehorn in Calais, League Championship

Thursday,  October  19:

4:00 p.m.- Jr. Soccer, grades 2-3, WES Field

Fri
20
Oct

Scouts Clean-Up Downtown Calais

 

The Bear Cub Scouts were delighted to receive a tour of the Calais Fire-EMS station on Thursday night. (Photo courtesy of Sonya DePriest)

Fri
20
Oct

Halloween Tips for Pets and Their People

Halloween is that time of year when many children and even some adults like to dress up in costumes that make them look different and often scary. They may even take on the stilted walk or the pseudo-terrifying vocalizations of the character they are portraying. 

Fri
20
Oct

Woman Dies After Being Struck by Car

On Friday October 13th at 1706 hours the Washington County RCC received a call of a crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian on the East Side Road in Addison.

Fri
20
Oct

LAWRENCE (LARRY) BAILEY MARCH 19, 1943 - OCTOBER 15, 2017

 

 

Fri
20
Oct

STANLEY C. SHERRARD

Charlotte – Stanley Crompton Sherrard, 98, passed away Monday, October 16, 2017 at Calais Regional Hospital.  Stanley was born in Charlotte on December 8, 1918, son of Harry and Alfretta (Crompton) Sherrard.

Fri
20
Oct

UMM Holds Harvest of Ideas for Educators

On October 10th, the University of Maine in Machias hosted the 2017 Harvest of Ideas for more than 550 Washington County educators.

Fri
20
Oct

Court News

ADJ: Adjudicated

OFC: Offense committed

DFLT: defaulted 

judgement

GLTY: guilty

DISO: Dismissed 

for other reasons

Fri
20
Oct

Out and About

By Dorothy Johnson

 

Fri
20
Oct

Meddybemps News

Linda Baniszeski 

 

It looks as if fall is fully upon us with cooler temperatures, blowing leaves and whitecaps on the lake brought to us from Canada.  This is considered to be beautiful weather by many of us.  

Fri
20
Oct

Alexander/Crawford

Cassie Oakes

 

Fri
20
Oct

Calais News

Sharon Frost

454-3339

 

The trees are keeping colorful. Some are still mowing their lawns. There are lots of deer out and about.

The little ones are getting excited about Halloween. All the decorations and fancy costumes are in the stores.

Fri
20
Oct

Cooper News

Fri
20
Oct

Alexander School News

 

Cassie Oakes

 

 

Here is the news from the AES Friday the 13th announcements.

Flu shots will be on Friday, October 20th for those who have sent in the paperwork.

Fri
20
Oct

Hard Cider Manufacturers Sought for Calais Area

 

Fri
20
Oct

Grand Lake Stream News

 

Dave McCullough

 

Fri
20
Oct

Princeton News

Sandra Smith

 

Fri
20
Oct

Baring News

Sally Doten

454-2625

 

Fri
20
Oct

Land Transfers by Deed September 29, 2017 through October 10, 2017

 

Fri
20
Oct

Two High Speed Internet Companies Merge

Bill Varney, CEO of Premium Choice Broadband and Andy Hinkley, President of Cornerstone Communications d/b/a MaineStream Internet, have announced the acquisition of Cornerstone and their interest in North Country Broadband by Premium Choice Broadband.  

Sun
15
Oct

Calais Shines a Light on Domestic Violence

By Lura Jackson

 

Sun
15
Oct

Volunteers Sought to Revitalize International Festival

By Lura Jackson

 

Sun
15
Oct

ATV Club Nears Goal of Statewide Trail Connection

By Lura Jackson

 

Sun
15
Oct

Baileyville’s Annual Octoberfest