Heroes Remembered with Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony

 

By Jayna Smith

The morning of Memorial Day in Calais is always much more than a simple day to kick-off summer and enjoy friends and barbecues.  The annual parade and wreath laying service help ensure that the brave men and women who have sacrificed their lives while serving in the United States Armed Forces are honored and remembered.  

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Nurses’ Union Adds Pressure to Hospital Management with ‘Vigil for Patient Safety’

 

By Jayna Smith

Approximately 70 people gathered last Thursday night at the downtown triangle park for a “Vigil for Patient Safety.”  Organized by Maine State Nurses Association (MSNA) members from Calais Regional Hospital (CRH), the purpose of the event, according to the MSNA members, was to draw attention to patient care conditions and employee treatment at the hospital.  Joining the nurses were other hospital staff and community members in support of their efforts.  

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Veteran Raises Awareness of PTSD by Biking Across America

 

By Natalie Boomer

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JMG Holds End of Year Ceremony

 

By: Kaileigh Deacon

Each year the students at Calais High School and schools all across the state get the chance to take a class that helps them build skills that will help them far beyond high school. At the end of the year, the Jobs for Maine Graduates program holds an end-of-the-year ceremony to celebrate the accomplishments of the students over the course of the year.

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Memorial Day at Round Pond Cemetery

George and Jane Enman unveil the Veterans’ Memorial Monument at a ceremony at Round Pond Cemetery on Memorial Day. The monument is a gift to the Town of Charlotte from the Charlotte Historical Society. (Submitted photo)

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Woodland High School Class of 2019

Congratulations to the graduates of Woodland High School 2019!

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Interconnection Emphasized at WCCC Graduation

 

By midday on Friday, May 17th, 137 degrees and certificates were conveyed to the graduates of Washington County Community College during its annual ceremony. As important and valuable as said credentials are, both the graduates and those addressing them focused on a relationship fostered by the WCCC experience during the event: bettering the community through individual success.

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Calais School Committee Starts 2019-2020 Hiring

 

By: Kaileigh Deacon

While the current school year has yet to finish, the school committee is already looking ahead to make sure the schools are staffed for the start of the new school year in the fall. The school committee started the hiring process at last Wednesday’s meeting by reviewing the Probationary Contracts and First Year Continuing contracts.

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Paws Matter Grooming Grand Opening

 

By Natalie Boomer

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Woodland Jr/Sr High School Graduation

 

By Lynn Lawless

A beautiful sunny day in Baileyville, Maine was the setting for 23 students facing the last milestone in their high school career.  Graduation day 2019 officially began at 9 a.m.

 Students marched in to the traditional Pomp & Circumstance by Sir Edward Elgar.  Erin Shirley led the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance and Superintendent William Braun made his opening remarks. 

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