EGGcellent Day for All at the Calais Community Easter Egg Hunt

 

Jayna Smith

jayna@calais.news

Hundreds of kids from the greater-Calais area came out Saturday morning in pursuit of treat-filled Easter eggs.  About 75 residences and nearly 20 businesses and organizations participated by placing plastic-filled eggs around their homes, their businesses, their churches, or at parks.

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McDonald’s Construction Begins

 

The only reminder of what was are the golden arches that were left standing after McDonald's at 191 North Street, constructed in 1973, was demolished on Monday.  A new McDonald's building will soon be erected, with completion anticipated for August.  (Photo by Pierre Little)

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Calais Skatepark Committee Creates Memorial Scholarship

 

Kaileigh Deacon

For about 20 years, Calais Skate Park has been a fixture in town, seeing changes in popularity and use over the two decades. One thing that hasn’t changed is the dedication and devotion of the charter members and advisor Randy McCormick. The labor of love project began in the labs, classrooms, and hearts at Calais High School with a dedicated group of students and a supportive teacher designing and bringing the project from the drawing board to a physical manifestation. 

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Hair I Am is Back

 

Jayna Smith

jayna@calais.news

Most are familiar with the former Hair I Am hair salon owned by Cindy Wartman.  Now, it’s back, but in a new location and some additional stylists and services.

Wartman explained that since the building on the corner of Main and Monroe Streets sold, the location where she worked at Mercier’s, she decided to transform the former candy store next door into a new, welcoming space for Hair I Am.  

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Calais IGA and Calais America Legion Easter Food Basket Winner!

 

Calais American Legion and IGA Easter Food Basket winner was Wayne Polk. Pictured, left to right, are Amy Craft, David Pike and Michael McLean. (Photo submitted by Michael McLean)

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Get Your Ribbon Fries Fix, Little Red Snack Shack Set to Reopen in Calais

 

Jayna Smith

jayna@calais.news

In a typical Maine summer, food vendors travel all over the state to feed those hungry fair and festival goers.  Last year’s plans, however, were rerouted due to pandemic cancellations, and for those events not yet cancelled this year, there is still great uncertainty.  

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