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Fri
15
Dec

St. Croix #1 Fire House Christmas Party

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Despite the snow on Saturday the St. Croix #1 Firehouse held their annual Community Christmas Party. The annual event is held at the Firehouse on Church Street and is completely free for anyone that wants to attend. All the food is potluck and provided by the St. Croix #1 volunteers and friends. 

Fri
15
Dec

Stuff the Bus

Fri
15
Dec

Basketball Roster Concerns Raised in Baileyville

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

On Tuesday, December 5th, the Baileyville School Board met. Parents of Baileyville students were in attendance to voice their concerns about the Junior High basketball team. Several of the parents present were of sixth grade students that had been cut from the team. 

Fri
15
Dec

Project HOPE Addiction Recovery Launches in Pleasant Point

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
15
Dec

Troop J Report

School Visits conducted – 8 • OUI Alcohol Arrests – 0

OUI Drug Arrests – 1 • DV Arrests – 0

Fri
15
Dec

Falling Together in Time

Every now and then, we’re gifted with a reminder of exactly how interconnected we are, as a community, as a species, and even as living beings. When Carl Jung was speaking to a patient about a dream she’d had the night before that involved a golden scarab beetle, and a beetle with golden-green tints flew to his window, he called it “synchronicity,” or “falling together in time.”

Fri
15
Dec

Letter to the Editor - What would our school-community be like without our school-based health center?

What would our school-community be like without our school-based health center?  After the Maine Legislature cut $5 million from the Fund for a Healthy Maine in July, school- based health center state funding was cut to 15 centers throughout Maine, including the Blue Devil Health Center here in Calais.  It is only through the commitment of the school administration and board that sm

Fri
15
Dec

St. Croix #1 Fire House Christmas Party

Fri
15
Dec

A Legacy of Municipal Management: Spotlight on Theresa Porter

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
15
Dec

Mingo’s Family Weekend

Fri
15
Dec

East Machias Home Invasion Leads to Machiasport Standoff

By Sarah Craighead Dedmon

 

The Washington County Sheriff's office reported that on Saturday, Dec. 9 the Washington County Regional Communications Center (RCC) received a 911 call from a woman in East Machias reporting a home invasion.

Fri
15
Dec

Olympia Snowe Leadership Institute Expands at CHS

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
15
Dec

Baileyville Christmas Parade

 

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15
Dec

Candidate Thibodeau visits Downeast

By Sarah Craighead 

Dedmon

 

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15
Dec

Her First Winter!

Enjoying her first winter is Luceille, a baby Nigerian dwarf goat belonging to Len and Deb Hanson of Crawford.  (Photo courtesy of Deb Hanson)

Fri
15
Dec

A breakfast for the Wreaths Across America

Fri
15
Dec

Calais Schools Launch Student-Designed Website

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
15
Dec

Calais Rec/WCCC Jr. High Tournament Results

 

Fri
15
Dec

Holiday Activities Take Place at CES

Cupcakes are serious business down the Frozen Hallway at CES on Wednesday at the annual Polar Express Event. Cupcake decorating was only one of the many activities kids got to do in the Frozen Hallway. 

Fri
15
Dec

Calais Rec Basketball

 

-5th & 6th Results 

12-4-17: Syracuse 61 Kansas 28

Syracuse was led by Kaden Small’s 23pts, Peyton Morang and Jayce Harkins added 10pts, and Charles Bitar chipped in with 7pts. Brogan Brown led Kansas with 17pts. Ryley Case and Shawn Look each added 4pts.

Fri
15
Dec

WOODLAND JHS BASKETBALL IN ACTION SHOTS

High School BB Starts

 

Hodgdon Edges Tigerettes 29-28

 

Fri
15
Dec

Woodland Rec. Calendar

 

Thurs. Dec. 14:

3:00 p.m.: Elem BB - Duke. Gr. 4 / 6, WES Gym

4:00 p.m.: Elem BB - Kentucky / Georgetown; gr. 4 / 6, WES Gym

6:00 p.m.: Jr. Cheering Team. WES gym

Fri. Dec. 15:

4:00 p.m.: Elem BB - Kentucky / Duke; Gr. 4 / 6, WES Gym

Fri
15
Dec

Hoops Raises $13,000 for DECH Obstetrics Department

Machias - The 2nd Annual Hoops for Health Basketball Tournament raised $13,000 for DECH Obstetrics Department.  The tournament took place on December 1st and 2nd at the UMM gymnasium. 

Fri
15
Dec

WOODLAND JHS BASKETBALL IN ACTION SHOTS

Fri
15
Dec

7/8 Grade BB Team Champs!

Fri
15
Dec

SARAH MULCAHY WINS 1,155 RUNNER MARATHON AT MILLINOCKET

Local stand-out marathon runner Sarah Mulcahy competed on Saturday in Millinocket where over 3,000 spectators and nearly 1,200 runners watched the 26.2-mile event on a tough up & down course. Sarah lives in Princeton and teaches at Woodland Junior High School.

Fri
15
Dec

VIRGINIA E. FRANKLAND HILL

 

Calais and Eastport – Virginia Eleanor Frankland Hill, 94, passed away peacefully on December 8, 2017 at Augusta Center for Health and Rehabilitation with her family by her side.  Virginia was born in Eastport on October 31, 1923, the daughter of George and Maddy (McPhail) Matthews.

Fri
15
Dec

JOHN ALBERT - ROBINSON

John Albert (Jack) Robinson retired from life in this world, joyfully moving onward to live fully in the light of his precious Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on the night of December 7, 2017. John was born August 22, 1926 in North Perry. He was the only son of Ernest Ellery Robinson and Flora Doris Sprague -Robinson.

Fri
15
Dec

Perry Church News

At the Perry Congregational Church the annual Hanging of the Greens was a worship service, a carol sing, violin music from some young people, putting up greens, the creche and other decorations and the first lighting of the Christmas candles.  The service ended with “Silent Night” accompanied by Kris Paprocki on the guitar.

Fri
15
Dec

Devotional - Christmas Eve

By Mark Hatfield, Calais Congregational Church 

 

Regardless of what we do or don't believe, we all deserve—if we want—to feel we have as much right as the most “pious” person in town to include some church in our Christmas Eve.

Fri
15
Dec

Connecting with the Local Community Online

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
15
Dec

Skills USA Go to State Leadership Conference

The Skills USA chapter officers and adviser from St. Croix Regional Technical Center attending the State Leadership Conference on Friday, Dec. 8. From left to right:  Ann Skriletz, Prue Maxwell, Matt Perkins, Emma Seelye, Willow Newman, Jennie Cox, and Jayda Pellerin. (Submitted photo)

Fri
15
Dec

Woodland High School Concert

The WHS Holiday concert on Tuesday was a great showcase of the high school's musical talent. The band played a selection of traditional favorites as well as some newer pieces. The chorus performed as well featuring groups and solo performances.

Fri
15
Dec

Breast Cancer Support Group to be Held at Methodist Church

Being diagnosed with breast cancer can cause emotional and physical distress, but that can be lessened by sharing in the experience with those who have also been through it. If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with breast cancer, you are invited to a breast cancer support group at United Methodist Church in Calais on December 15th, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Fri
15
Dec

Dennysville

Friday evening, December 22nd, at 7 p.m., the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols will be held in the meetinghouse in Dennysville, led by community members and the Festival Choir.  The decorations are already going up and helpers for this large project are always welcome.  Give Windhorsts a call to see when you can help.

Fri
15
Dec

Gift Basket Project

 

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15
Dec

SCRTC News

By Haley Donovan.  

 

Fri
15
Dec

Grand Lake Stream News

Dave McCullough

 

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15
Dec

Alexander/Crawford History news

By John Dudley & Cassie Oakes

 

THE CRAWFORD CONNECTION-

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15
Dec

Calais News

Sharon Frost

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