Garden and Orchard Planted at Indian Township School

Xaedyn Stevens, grade 7 and Dalton Neptune, grade 6, with Brian Giles, teacher and school garden coordinator, preparing the ground for planting.  They will be planting dozens of fruit and fruit shrubs in their School Garden and Orchard Project to implement a sustainable food program for the community and school cafeteria. (Photo by Pierre Little)

By Natalie Boomer

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Kids Show Off Home Run Skills at Local MLB Derby

 

By Jayna Smith

The local event of the MLB Jr. Home Run Derby was held in Calais last Sunday.  

Winners in the 12U division were Daniel Gardner of East Machias, and Colby Moholland of Robbinston.  Winners in the 14U division were Maxwell Bottenfield of Pittsfield, and Lucas Cates of Cutler.  

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Anniversary Celebration Planned at Artemis’s Attic

 

By Jayna Smith

Dubbed the “coolest shop in town,” Artemis’s Attic is well-known for its vast selection of wares.  Included at “The Attic” is furniture, antiques, handmade items, artwork, jewelry, brand-name bags and purses, candles, and so much more.  With so many offerings, there is undoubtedly something for everyone.  “We have a lot of old, we have a lot of new,” owner Shari Doten said. 

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CHS Students Get Outdoors

 

By Kaileigh Deacon

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Decrease in Number of Whales in the Gulf of Maine

 

By Natalie Boomer

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CRH Excellence Award 2019

 

Mike Bodkin, RN, is the 2019 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 & dedication to quality.  

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Calais 8th Grade Food Drive

 

Members of the Calais 8th Grade Class braved the chilly spring temperatures on Saturday to stand outside Walmart to collect nonperishable items for the Irene Chadborune Ecumenical Food Pantry. This was part of their community service work to help fund their class trip. 

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Sipayik Elementary School Opening Soon

 

By Natalie Boomer

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Search Continues for Former Princeton Resident

 

By Jayna Smith

Police in Massachusetts are searching for a former Princeton, Maine woman.  Jacqueline “Jackie” Coutinho, age 53, was last seen on the morning Wednesday, May 15th in Hinsdale, Massachusetts.  She had been spending time there with her sister for the last month.

Coutinho is described as a white female, approximately 5’ 6”, 130 pounds, with blonde and gray hair.  She was last seen wearing a purple and red sweater, blue jeans, and white sneakers.

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Heroes Honored with Flag Placement at Calais Cemetery

 

By Jayna Smith

Memorial Day is a US federal holiday that remembers the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces.  Last Saturday at Calais Cemetery, the over 500 Veterans and fallen soldiers buried there were remembered, thanks to the many local volunteers who dedicated themselves to placing flags on each grave. 

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