Man on Mission to Provide Paper Goods to Seniors

 

By Jayna Smith

jayna@calais.news

“Wright Family Films, Wright Christian Broadcasting, and Wright Music Group are on patrol!” CEO David Wright said last week.  “We are taking film sales and donations from our supporters worldwide to provide the elderly in the area with needed paper products during this time.”

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EAC to Host Virtual Art Gallery

 

By Natalie Boomer

natalie@calais.news

This year would have been the 6th Annual Youth Art Month Exhibition Opening Reception at the Eastport Arts Center (EAC). Although the physical gathering has been canceled due to state quarantine regulations, students will still be able to show off their works of art to their family and friends.

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Local Schools’ Teachers Host Car Parades to Safely See Students

 

By Jayna Smith

jayna@calais.news

Spectators that included many more than just students took to their driveways in Indian Township on Wednesday, March 25 to watch a “Teacher Love Train.”  

Organized by third grade teacher Diane Roussel, the Love Train was made up of teachers and staff of Indian Township School who paraded through the community, all because they missed seeing their students.

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Kids Enjoying Local “Bear Hunts”

 

By Jayna Smith

jayna@calais.news

Inspired by the fun 1989 children’s book We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury, many in the community have sparked a creative idea for kids and their families to stay active, all while having fun and practicing social distancing.

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Officer Bishop Adds Experience to Calais Police Department

 

By Jayna Smith

jayna@calais.news

Officer Jeff Bishop joined Calais Police Department last May when he came on part-time.  By September, Officer Bishop began full-time and said recently that Calais Police Department is by far the busiest one he has worked for.  

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Moosehorn Offers Over 50 Miles of Hiking Trails to the Public

 

By Natalie Boomer

natalie@calais.news

Spring weather is approaching us here in Washington County making many of us anxious to partake in outdoor activities. 

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Shining a Light on Autism

 

By Jayna Smith

jayna@calais.news

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has determined that 1 in 54 children is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, with boys four times more likely to be diagnosed with autism than girls.  

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A Hidden Calais Treasure

 

By Kaileigh Deacon

Did you know that right in the middle of Calais is a National Historic Site? On the corner of Lincoln and North Streets is a little known spot called Meridian Park. Most would think it was part of the drive to get to the back parking lot of the recreation center or just a rocky hillside in the middle of town, but few know the location’s historic significance.

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Pink Wednesdays in the Lab

 

Consistent with the ongoing efforts to protect patients, staff, and the community, Calais Regional Hospital Visitors Policy will be restricted beginning Saturday, March 28 as indicated: 

-ONE designated visitor per patient 

-NO visitors with flu-like symptoms 

-NO visitors under the age of 12 

-ALL visitors will be screened 

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Fun Wildlife Photo!

 

Please send us your wildlife photos to editor@calais.news

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