May 2017

Fri
19
May

WCCC Graduates Urged to Embrace Change

The sun emerged after days of rain to grace the procession of Washington County Community College graduates as they walked from the college to the auditorium at Calais High School. The shifting weather appropriately accompanied the ceremony’s repeated theme of embracing change, a message that resounded in each of the speeches delivered to the graduates.

Fri
19
May

Woodland Recreation Dept. Calendar

 

 

All outside activities are subject to change due to weather.

WED.  MAY 17:

6:00 pm: RIPKEN BB, AGES 9 / 12; GLIDDEN F. 

2:30 pm: ELEM. SOFTBALL; AGES 9 / 12; WES FIELD

THURS. MAY 18:

Fri
19
May

2017 Barren View Open - Golf

 

 Photo: Barren View Golf Course manager/pro Lenny Espling congratulates John Marchese for his round of 70 in the opening tournament at the course.  (Photo by John Rogers).

John Marchese Captures Title

Fri
19
May

Dragons Win Three Contests

 

Fri
19
May

Recent Reported Tennis Action

 

 

Girls 

Woodland 4

Shead 0

Hawkins (WHS) vs Hansen (Shed) 8-0

Fitch (WHS) vs MacGregor (Shed) 8-0

Rousell (WHS)  vs Greenlaw (Shed) 8-5

Fri
19
May

LAWRENCE UGENE BAILEY

Lawrence U (Larry) Bailey, 58 of Calais, Me, Passed away peacefully at Eastern Maine Medical Center on May 12,2017 after a long struggle with cancer and diabetes. 

Fri
19
May

NORMA ARLENE WAYCOTT

Visiting hours for Norma Arlene Waycott, 84, who passed away on March 7, 2017 will be held 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 26th at Mays Funeral Home, 26 Church St., Calais.  Family and friends will then be led in procession to Round Pond Cemetery in Charlotte where a committal service will follow.  Arrangements by Mays Funeral Home,

Fri
19
May

OLGA MARIE “OGGIE” OWEN

 

Olga Marie “Oggie” Owen, 95, of Hope, N.J., and Princeton, Maine, passed away Saturday, May 13, in Princeton. 

Fri
19
May

Town News for Calais, Baring, Meddybemps, Alexander School, Princeton, Grand Lake Stream, Alexander/Crawford, Dennisville, Cooper

Robbinston 

 

Kathy Mekelburg

454-0654

Thu
04
May

CHS Student Gets Perfect Score on English Portfolio

Holding up her top-scoring portfolio titled "Faith and Doubt: What rules the human mind?" is Hannah Gadway, an 8th grader at Calais High School. Gadway's portfolio earned a perfect score, being only one of three portfolios to have ever done so in Rob Moholland's English class. (Submitted photo).

Thu
04
May

Police and Fire Respond to Arson Near Indian Township School

Crews dowse flames near kindergarten building. (Photo by Jarod Farn-Guillette).

By Jarod Farn-Guillette

Thu
04
May

Webelos 2 Cub Scouts Cross-Over to Boy Scouts in Time Honored Ceremony

Left to right: Hudson DePriest, William McIver, Joseph Footer, Bernie Yost, Ethan Barnard, and Max Cassidy.

By Jarod Farn-Guillette

 

Fri
19
May

WOODLAND JHS SOFTBALL IN PHOTO ACTION

 

Brooke Smith makes the play to first-base from the mound. (Photo by John Rogers).

Fri
19
May

LADY DRAGONS SOFTBALL ACTION SHOTS

Pictured is the Lady Dragon softball team. Members include front l-r: Jenna Leeman, Danielle Poole, Sophia McDonald, Mackenzie Campbell, Shaye Beers, and Kallie Thompson. Back l-r: Assistant Crystal Monk, Manager Summer Woodruff, Sadie Smith, Haley James, Jennie Cox, Coach Missy Campbell, Shawna Monk, Laurel McGaw, Anna Johnson, and Assistant Mike Beers.

Fri
19
May

Downeast Salmon Federation Has Been Awarded Three Grants


Fri
19
May

Calais City Council Discusses Paving, County Budget

By Amy Jeanroy

 

COUNTY BUDGET

The Council met on May 11th, with all Councilor's present. They quickly approved the minutes from last month's meeting and started on this month's agenda items. 

Fri
19
May

ATV Club Members Sought to Connect Calais with Downeast Trail

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
19
May

Popular Gaming Group Moves to Recreation Center For Summer

 

By Amy Jeanroy

 

If you have visited the Calais Free Library over the last year or so, you may have seen an uptick in visitors on Saturdays. The popular trading card game, “Magic, The Gathering” has garnered a large group of regular players. 

Fri
19
May

Opportunities for Senior Involvement Offer Many Rewards

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
19
May

Free Food Now Available for Low Income Seniors

By Lura Jackson

 

Fri
19
May

Dining for A Cause

 Photo: TOP RIGHT: This amazing crew from the Chowder House donated their time on Saturday to help the Wayfarers Ladies with their Benefit Dinner for Sarah's House of Maine. While the Chowder House doesn't officially open for the Season until May 19 this crew was willing to put in the time early to help this great cause.

Fri
19
May

A Ninety Year Celebration

 

 

Fri
19
May

Calais Recreation is Ready For A Busy Summer Camp Season

 

By Amy Jeanroy

 

Fri
19
May

Troop J Report

 

05-01-17 Trooper Owen Reed summonsed Joshua Jones (25) of Brooksville, for operating an unregistered motor vehicle over 150 days after a traffic stop in Deer Isle. Corporal Dan Ryan summonsed Joshua Hendrixson (28) of Deer Isle for OUI after he crashed his vehicle on the Deer Isle Bridge in Sedgwick. Trooper Travis Chapman assisted. 

Fri
19
May

Margaretta Days Crafters

 

Fri
19
May

Land Transfers by Deed April 28, 2017 through May 11, 2017

Mary E. McLellan a/k/a Mary McLellan of Baring, Clyde A. Doten, Jr. of Calais and Diane M. Peck f/k/a Diane M. Mitchell of Annona, Texas To Duane D. McLellan of Baring land together with any improvements situated in Baring on Honey Street (Lot previously owned by Muriel Doten)

Thu
04
May

Robbinston Grange Holds Craft Fair Fundraiser

By Amy Jeanroy

 

The Robbinston Grange has organized a Spring Fling craft show at the Calais Elementary School this Saturday, May 6th. With over 25 crafters signed up, it will be a wonderful way to kick off the spring season. 

Thu
04
May

Dining Against the Odds

Phto: Katie Cavanaugh helped serve food at the top tier table at Monday night's Hunger Games Benefit Dinner. The top tier received the Surf and Turf meal which was prepared by the St. Croix Regional Technical Center's Culinary Arts Program. (Photo by Kaileigh Deacon).

By Kaileigh Deacon

Thu
04
May

June 16: Friday Night Relay For Life in Downtown Calais

 

Thu
04
May

Woodland Rec. Dept. Calendar

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 3:

2:30 pm: ELEM. SOFTBALL; AGES 9 / 12; WES FIELD

5:00 pm: RIPKEN BB, AGES 9 / 12; GLIDDEN F. 

6:30 pm: EXERCISE / AEROBICS, WES GYM

THURSDAY, MAY 4:

2:30 pm: T-BALL, AGES 5 / 6; WES FIELD 

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