Patricia Metta Takes Position as New Superintendent of AOS 90 Schools

 

Natalie Boomer 

natalie@calais.news

As Bill Braun takes a step back from his role as Superintendent of the AOS 90 school district, Patricia Metta has taken over the position with a full heart and a vision of the future. 

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Community Comes Together to Honor 9/11 Victims

 

Natalie Boomer

natalie@calais.news

Last week, a 25x40 foot  American flag was hung across a building at St. Croix Tissue and Woodland Pulp LLC. 

As September 11th approached, Baileyville Chief of Police Bob Fitzsimmons asked the community to stop by and take a photo with the flag hanging in the background and share it to his personal Facebook wall for all to see. 

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Closed Church Provides Lasting Legacy

 

Jayna Smith

jayna@calais.news

For nearly 200 years, the First Congregational Church of Calais served the people of Calais and surrounding areas.  On May 31 of this year, the church, however, held its last service.  

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St. Croix Bowling Club Opens to Old and New Members

 

Natalie Boomer 

natalie@calais.news

The St. Croix Bowling Club in Calais started its men’s and women’s leagues on September 8 and is still welcoming new members. 

“It’s a private bowling club that was established in 1896. We have men’s leagues, women’s leagues, and a fun league, which is a couples league,” said Rick Lord, treasurer and past president of the St. Croix Bowling Club. 

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POW/MIA Recognition Day Ceremony

 

Submitted by Sherry Sivret

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Congressional Candidate Dale Crafts Meets with Local Veterans

 

Jayna Smith

jayna@calais.news

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Community Walk Celebrates Those in Recovery

 

Jayna Smith

jayna@calais.news

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POW/MIA Remembrance Ceremony

 

Submitted by Sherry Sivret

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Great View of Whitlocks Mill Lighthouse

 

Jayna Smith

jayna@calais.news

After some much-needed upgrades to Pikewoods Rest Area on Route 1 in Calais, a fantastic view of Whitlocks Mill Lighthouse and the St. Croix River can be seen.  

Whitlocks Mill Lighthouse is the northernmost lighthouse in Maine and was the last lighthouse to be built in the state.  According to lighthousefriends.com, the lighthouse was constructed to serve traffic bound to and from the port at Calais.  

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Five Generations Celebrate First Birthday

Asher Kochendoerfer recently celebrated his first birthday with family and friends, including his great-aunt Melanie McShane, great-great-grandmother Shirley Seavey, mother Rachel Torrey, great-aunt Sherry Roussel, and great-grandmother Pat Mullen.  (Photo by Jayna Smith)

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