Moores Receives 32-Year Sentence for the 2022 Shooting Death of Pembroke Woman

 

Paul Sylvain

Rebecca Moores, the 43-year-old Robbinston woman who in December pled guilty to murdering her former lover and principal drug supplier in 2022, was sentenced Monday in Washington County Superior Court in Machias to serve 32 years in prison.

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What's Up, Calais?

 

Jayna Smith

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It’s a fun week for the local schools as they are leading up to February vacation.  The Blizzard Bash is taking place all week at CES, with fun and activities planned, including various dress-up days.  At CMHS, the students are in the midst of Winter Carnival with contests among the grades. 

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Chamber Announces Loyal to Local Cash Prize Winner

 

Jayna Smith

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Starting with Small Business Saturday in November and through the first week of January, all were encouraged to shop locally for a chance to win a cash prize with the St. Croix Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Loyal to Local program.

In its second year, the Chamber’s initiative witnessed great success, with widespread community engagement and enthusiastic participation from local businesses.

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City Looks to Pay Tribute to First Indigenous Recordings

 

Jayna Smith

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Flat Iron Park in downtown Calais is poised to see a significant addition: an exhibit of sorts to recognize its historical importance as the site where Passamaquoddy Tribal members were recorded in 1890.  What’s most significant is that the recordings mark the first recording of any indigenous people in the world.

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Calais City Council

 

Jayna Smith

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On Thursday, February 8, 2024, the Calais City Council met for its regular meeting, with Councilor Mike Sherrard filling in for Mayor Artie Mingo, presiding over Councilors Kevin Niles (remotely via Zoom), Marcia Rogers, Elery Beale, Bill Quinn, and James Macdonald.

What follows is a brief summary of the meeting, with the full meeting available for viewing on the City of Calais’s Facebook page.

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