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Wed
22
Aug

Stagnant Session Slips by Summer With Much Undecided

By Ruth Leubecker

 

After Maine’s 128th Legislature failed to correct a typo, ignored a tax overhaul and  never reconvened to settle other pressing matters but failed to adjourn, many remain uncertain about what happens next.

Wed
22
Aug

Cancer-affected Community Members Sought for Support Study

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
22
Aug

Foster Grandparents Sought to Connect with Area Youth

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
22
Aug

Mike McLean Receives Spirit of America Award

 

At last Thursday's City Council meeting mayor Billy Howard and the Council presented Mike McLean with the Spirit of America award. The Council selected Commander Mike for the award due to his countless works with the American Legion and involvement in various other community projects. (Photo by Kaileigh Deacon)

Wed
22
Aug

City Manager Jim Porter to Retire

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Wed
22
Aug

Passamaquoddy Jeremy Frey Wins Best in Basketry in Santa Fe

Passamaquoddy basketmaker Jeremy Frey received Best in Basketry and Best in Division at this year’s Santa Fe Indian Market.

Wed
22
Aug

Celebrating 40 Years of Eastport Health Care

Senator Joyce Maker and Representative Will Tuell presented Holly Gartmayer-Deyoung of Eastport Health Care with a commendation for the center’s dedication in providing services to more than 4,000 community members each year. (Facebook photo)

 

 

Wed
22
Aug

Haley Donovan Completes Basic Training at Air Force Academy

 

Haley Donovan, a graduate of Calais Middle High School, has successfully completed basic training at the United States Air Force Academy. Donovan is being trained, along with her peers, to be an Air Force officer. (Facebook photo)

Wed
22
Aug

Music on the Green

 

Wed
22
Aug

Calais-Area Fall Baseball Pre-Season Action

 

Colby Moholland makes a strong presence behind the plate.

Wed
22
Aug

Award-Winning CBC Comedy Show to Film in Campobello

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
22
Aug

Local Videographer Elevates Washington County to New Heights

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
22
Aug

Major Development Projects Underway in St. Stephen

By Lura Jackson

 

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)