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Thu
05
Jul

Calais Farmers’ Market Opens with Array of Local Offerings

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
05
Jul

Downeast EMS Attains Financial Stability After Near-Closure

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
05
Jul

Support Local Little League and Win a New Vehicle

By Lura Jackson

 

Tue
03
Jul

Readership Survey

We are looking for feedback as to what you'd like to see more (or less) of in the Calais Advertiser!

Wed
27
Jun

CHS Athletic Scholars

 

Wed
27
Jun

WHS Athletic Scholars

 

These top athletic scholars from Woodland High School, Shawna Monk, Jenah Leeman, and Anna Johnson, have achieved a 90+ average over their four-year high school career while participating in four or more varsity sports – A very special achievement – Sincere congratulations!

Wed
27
Jun

4-H Dog Show in Princeton

By Sandra Smith

 

Wed
27
Jun

Baring Baptist Church Receives New Sign

 

Members of the Baring Baptist Church joined together to put up the church's new sign at the end of May. (Photo courtesy of Sherri Oliver)

Wed
27
Jun

Princeton Freshwater Festival

By Sandra Smith

 

Wed
27
Jun

Fall Baseball Tryout Date Announced

Even though the typical baseball season has ended, the fun does not have to end with the completion of Cal Ripken, Little League, or junior high teams.  Kids can get in some extra months of baseball by playing on a Calais-Area Fall Baseball team.  Now entering its fourth season, there will again be two teams:  ages 9 to 12 and ages 13 to 15.  Tryouts for the teams are slated for Jul

Wed
27
Jun

Breaking Ground for the Passamaquoddy Veterans Monument

Elders and veterans of the Passamaquoddy tribe broke ground on June 21st for the Passamaquoddy Veterans Monument, a tribute that will be established in Indian Township within the coming month. The Passamaquoddy have served in all branches of the armed forces of the United States, despite not having a warrior culture prior to colonization.

Wed
27
Jun

Fiber Broadband Moves Forward with Arrival of Buildings

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
27
Jun

First Music on the Green Concert

 

The season opened for the CDRC’s Music on the Green last Tuesday. Triangle Park Stage welcomed the Grand Lake Stream Strumming Wildcats. The Wildcats plays a wonderful mix of folk and bluegrass style music. Flowers by Janie was the sponsor of the Grand Lake Stream Strumming Wildcats. (Photo by Kaileigh Deacon)

Wed
27
Jun

Rec Department Prepares for Full Summer of Activities

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
21
Jun

The Dead Cat Bounce Offers Enjoyable Summer Fare

By Charles W. Lightner, Friend of Porter Memorial Library

 

Thu
21
Jun

Local Students Attend Institute for Curious Youth

During the week of June 4-8, Seventh grade students from Beatrice Rafferty School and Township attended the Institute for Curious Youth (ICY) at Washington County Community College in Calais.  This exciting STEM camp has been enjoyed by seventh graders from the Beatrice Rafferty and Indian Township Schools for the past four years with the help of Maine Indian Education’s GEAR-UP gra

Thu
21
Jun

Schooner Bowdoin Sets Sail for Educational Cruises

Maine Maritime Academy’s schooner Bowdoin, a National Historic Landmark and the Official Vessel of the State of Maine, will be home to two groups of students in the Vessel Operations and Technology program this summer.

Thu
21
Jun

US Flag Retirement

When an American flag is no longer fit for display it must not be thrown away. You might be asking what can be done with an old flag that is worn, faded and tattered.  The U.S.

Thu
21
Jun

Holmes Tells of Margaretta Days, Past and Present

By Reagan Gilbert

 

Carlene Holmes presented a slideshow of past and upcoming Margaretta Days festivities to a recent meeting of the Machias Rotary Club. Holmes chairs the annual June event for the Machias Historical Society.

Thu
21
Jun

Try a new vegetable with Mona: Turnip, Rutabaga and Jicama

By Mona Van Wart, 

Registered Dietitian with CRH

 

A Facebook follower has asked that I do an article on turnip.

Thu
21
Jun

Undefeated Wood Sox

 

2018 Down East League Ripken Baseball League and District Champions “Wood Sox” completed their regular season and playoffs with an undefeated 11-0 record.

Thu
21
Jun

Managing Pests with Tick and Mosquito Offense

The rural lifestyle is one of Maine’s primary attractions for residents and visitors alike, offering a reprieve from the ceaseless activity and industrialization of urban cities. Unfortunately, living rurally also means living with deer ticks – carriers of Lyme disease and a host of other co-infections.

Thu
21
Jun

Sheridan Smith Awarded with Lions Club Melvin Jones Award

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
21
Jun

Calais Regional Hospital Appoints New Chief Medical Officer

Calais Regional Hospital is pleased to announce Dr. Francis Lee will be serving as the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) at Calais Regional Hospital.   He assumed the CMO duties on June 11.

Wed
13
Jun

Woodland Dragon Baseball Team

Wed
13
Jun

Regional Rebekah Meeting

Riverside Rebekah Lodge #140 recently hosted the Northern Regional Meeting.  The Northern region consists of lodges in Baileyville, Fort Fairfield and Caribou.  About 35 members, representing eleven lodges, assembled at the Old School Restaurant in Princeton for lunch followed by a meeting.  This is an annual meeting, held alternately between the three lodges.  Poll

Wed
13
Jun

PES Student is a “Nice Catch”

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Wed
13
Jun

Calais Fire-EMS Receives Gold HeartSafe Award

The Calais Fire-EMS Service has received a Gold HeartSafe designation for its work in improving cardiovascular health and safety access. The Maine HeartSafe Community program is a cooperative initiative of the Maine Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Office and the Maine Cardiovascular Health Council.

Wed
13
Jun

Princeton Regional Airport Reaches 75th Anniversary

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
13
Jun

Shane DelMonaco Breaks Ground with Student-Built Webserver

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
13
Jun

Greenland Point Center to Continue Under 4-H

By Sandra Smith

 

Wed
13
Jun

SCRTC Students Build Solar Vehicle

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
13
Jun

Sunrise Trail Riders Secure Final Link in ATV Trail

By Lura Jackson

 

Wed
13
Jun

Calais American Legion in Need of Financial Support

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
17
May

Haley Donovan Accepted to Air Force Academy

By Lura Jackson

 

Thu
17
May

Ken Clark Formally Appointed as Calais Fire/EMS Chief

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

Thu
17
May

Alexander Prepares for Rooftop for Relay

By Kaileigh Deacon

 

On Friday, May 25 Randy’s Variety in Alexander will again be the host to the 4th Rooftop for Relay. The event has been a big fund raiser for Alexander 4-A-Cure team for the Relay for life. 

Thu
17
May

Community Calendar

MAY 17: The W T Wren Post 23 American Legion Auxiliary will hold their Annual Poppy Drive in the local area.  Poppies are free but donations are welcome. Please support our efforts to help Veterans while remembering those who gave their lives for our freedoms.

Thu
17
May

CRH Excellence Award Winner

Dr. Nima Moghaddas is the 2018 recipient of Calais Regional Hospital’s highest honor, the CRH Excellence Award.   Co-workers nominate individuals for this prestigious award given to an individual who exemplifies teamwork, respect for people, service to others, outstanding customer service and dedication to quality.

Thu
17
May

Shead Tigerette Softball Action

Tigerette outfielders Maleeka Barnes, Jacquelyn Cook, and Kahlysta Morris.