Complete Overhaul of St. Croix Apartments Begins to Reopen Doors to Senior Living

 

Jayna Smith

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A significant transformation is in progress for the St. Croix Apartments building in Calais, heralding a resurgence in senior housing.  Tom Michaud, the executive director of Sunrise Opportunities, confirmed that upon completion, the building will accommodate 26 units exclusively for senior citizens.

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Calais Woman Named to All-Maine Academic Team

 

Nineteen Maine community college students, including Calais’s Elizabeth Sivret and WCCC student Kayla Taylor, of Raymond, have been named to the All-Maine Academic Team in recognition of their outstanding academic achievement, leadership, and service, the Maine Community College System said in a media release April 2. 

The 19 students will each receive the award and a $500 scholarship from the MCCS Board of Trustees.

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What's Up, Calais?

 

Jayna Smith

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Wentworth One of Only Two County Students Inducted into Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

 

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines, recently inducted Marc Michaud, of Machiasport, and Zachary Wentworth, of Calais, into its ranks. Michaud and Wentworth attend the University of Maine. 

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Kristin Crowley Named WCCC Student of the Year

 

Washington County Community College is proud to announce that Kristin Crowley, a student in the Human Services program, has been named the 2024 Student of the Year.

“Kristin chose WCCC because she could take courses as a resident of Southern Maine Women’s Reentry Center through the Second Chance Pell program and wanted to earn a degree to help others who struggle with substance use disorder,” WCCC said in a press release last week. 

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Winter’s Last Stand: April Nor’Easter Wreaks Havoc Across Maine

 

Jayna Smith

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Spring's arrival and the flip of the calendar to April did little to deter the grasp of winter as heavy snowfall and fierce winds swept through the state late Wednesday, April 3, leaving Calais in its icy grip by dawn Thursday morning.

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Perry Students View Eclipse in Houlton

 

Grades 5-8 students from Perry Elementary School had to opportunity to travel to Houlton on Monday to view the total eclipse. (PES photo) 

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Clear Skies and Mild Temps Set Stage for Memorable Eclipse Viewing Experience

 

Jayna Smith

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The highly-anticipated total eclipse of the Sun was witnessed across the state on Monday, April 8, 2024, an event that will not occur again until 2044. 

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