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Wed
12
Dec

Polar Express is a Frozen Adventure at CES

By Kaileigh Deacon

Thursday night the halls of Calais Elementary School were transformed from the standard school hallways to adventure rides straight from the Polar Express and Frozen. The event has become an annual December tradition at the elementary school and part of many families’ holiday traditions. 

Wed
12
Dec

SCRTC Teams up with WQDY to Stream Basketball Games Online

By Lura Jackson

Wed
12
Dec

Celtic Group, Coig, Donates to Local Food Pantry

 

Wed
12
Dec

History of Moneymaker Lake Blends with Modern Fiction in Debut Novel

By Lura Jackson

Wed
12
Dec

Mingo’s Family Fun Weekend

By Kaileigh Deacon

Wed
12
Dec

A Community Old Fashioned Christmas

By Kaileigh Deacon

The St. Croix No. 1 Firehouse was full of people of people as they held their 15th Annual Community Christmas Party on December 8th. There might have been few spaces to fit more people in, but there was no shortage of holiday spirit on Saturday night. 

Wed
12
Dec

Buses Stuffed with Toys In Annual Law Enforcement Operation

A message from Baileyville Police Chief Bob Fitzsimmons: Even with all of the folks on the list, nothing works without those of you that donated. Christmas just got a little less stressful and a lot merrier for so many. Thank you all, and if I missed you it was unintentional and I am truly sorry.

Wed
12
Dec

Coastal Glass Raises Funds for Veterans with Fairy House Raffle

By Lura Jackson

Wed
12
Dec

Colorful Parade and Moonlight Madness Attract Hundreds to Downtown

By Lura Jackson

Wed
12
Dec

Calais Announces City Manager, Library Director

By Lura Jackson

Wed
05
Dec

Princeton Tree Lighting Celebration

By Sandra Smith

Wed
05
Dec

Local Talent Fires up Lady Clippers

By Sarah Craighead Dedmon

Wed
05
Dec

Wreaths Across America Honors Veterans with Ceremonies

Each year, Wreaths Across America coordinates the placement of wreaths in cemeteries across the country and in locations overseas in part to promote its mission to Remember, Honor, and Teach about veterans and in thanks for their service. Two events are anticipated to be held in the Calais area this year.

Wed
05
Dec

EPA Makes Progress with Meddybemps Superfund Site

By Lura Jackson

Wed
05
Dec

Firefighters Save Home in Pembroke After Vehicle Engulfed in Flames

By Lura Jackson

Wed
05
Dec

Christmas Celtic Concert

By Kaileigh Deacon

Wed
05
Dec

Due East Reflects on 15 Years in Real Estate at Holiday Party

By Lura Jackson

Wed
05
Dec

St. Croix No. 1 Firehouse Prepares for an Old-Fashioned Christmas

By Kaileigh Deacon

Wed
05
Dec

PES Awards Above and Beyond

By Kaileigh Deacon

Wed
05
Dec

2nd Annual International Festival of Trees

By Kaileigh Deacon

For three days the Washington County Community College was home to the 2nd Annual International Festival of Trees. The event, which took place last year at the Knights of Columbus Hall, is becoming a regular Calais Christmas tradition. 

Wed
28
Nov

CHS Holds Annual Rock-a-thon

By Kaileigh Deacon

Wed
28
Nov

Gift of Time Holiday Family Night Planned at WCCC

By Lura Jackson

Wed
28
Nov

SCRTC Students Start Shop

By Kaileigh Deacon

Wed
28
Nov

AES to Perform The Fisherman and His Wife

By Lura Jackson

Wed
28
Nov

Two at CMHS Receive Teacher of Year Awards

By Kaileigh Deacon

Wed
28
Nov

Remembering Brook Norton

By Lura Jackson

Wed
28
Nov

Porter Chosen to be Parade Grand Marshal

It's that time again! Santa will be making an early stop to Calais on Friday, December 7th, spreading lots of cheer at the 21st Annual Lioness Christmas Parade.

Wed
28
Nov

Community Support Floods in at Addison Coty Memorial Turkey Trot

By Lura Jackson

Wed
28
Nov

From Chaos to Kindness: Band Finds Home for Local Woman

By Lura Jackson

Wed
28
Nov

Chilly Thanksgiving Warmed by 747 Free Meals

By Lura Jackson

Wed
21
Nov

Woodland Dragon Soccer Team

 

Wed
21
Nov

Council Approves Economic Development Loan

By Kaileigh Deacon

At Thursday’s City Council meeting the council heard a presentation from Cal Jeanroy about his request for an Economic Development Loan in the amount of $60,000. The loan would go toward finishing a combined coffee shop, restaurant and brewery which he plans to open in the old J.D. Thomas building on Main Street. 

Wed
21
Nov

St. Croix Valley Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Dinner

 

Roscoe “Rocky” Johnson Award: Joe Moses

“The Down East Team is proud of our President, Joseph Moses, who was honored to receive the Roscoe “Rocky” Johnson at the St. Croix Valley Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner on November 8.

Wed
21
Nov

PES Gets Creative

By Kaileigh Deacon

On Wednesday, November 14, Princeton Elementary School partnered with Island Readers and Writers to bring author and illustrator Rebekah Raye to work with the students. This has become an annual event for the school with different authors and illustrators coming during the year. 

Wed
21
Nov

Meet Kaileigh Deacon: A Local Novelist Sheds Light on her Craft

By Lura Jackson

Wed
21
Nov

Jared Golden Wins U.S. House Seat After RCV Tally

By Lura Jackson

 

In a contentious finish, Democrat Jared Golden has been named the winner of Maine’s second U.S. House of Representatives seat, defeating incumbent Republican Bruce Poliquin after the final tally of the newly-implemented Ranked Choice Voting [RCV] system.

Wed
21
Nov

PAWS Seeking Foster Families for Cats, Kittens, Dogs

By Lura Jackson

Wed
21
Nov

Let’s All Have a Merrier Christmas Taking Applications and Donations

By Lura Jackson

Wed
21
Nov

Second Set of Stage Steps Built with Lioness Leadership

By Lura Jackson

Wed
21
Nov

Rod Tirrell is Calais Police Department’s Newest Officer

By Lura Jackson

The field of law enforcement may not be at the top of many people’s list for a second career, but to Rod Tirrell of Calais, it should be. At the age of 46, the former Prime Care operator became Calais Police Department’s [CPD] newest full-time officer in late August.