Calais Resident Says ‘DITTO’ to Neighbors’ Elaborate Christmas Display

 

Jayna Smith
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Calais resident Stacy Crosby, who resides on Palmer Street, could not keep up with the elaborate Christmas display of her neighbors Bob and Gayle Greenlaw.  

Over the weekend, rather than attempt to upstage the dazzling show next door, Crosby affectionately gave tribute to the Greenlaw’s hard work by displaying her own type of clever show, the word “DITTO,” lit up brightly for all to see.

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Merry Christmas!

From all of us here at The Calais Advertiser, we wish
you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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Machias Savings Bank Fulfills Assisted Living Facility Residents’ Wish Lists

 

Jayna Smith
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When some think of giving at Christmastime, children often come to mind as recipients.  For staff and customers of Machias Savings Bank, however, older adults were thought of for the local branch’s giving tree this year.  

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Perry Woman Makes Initial Appearance for Murder Charge

Sarah Craighead Dedmon
 
Danielle Wheeler of Perry has been charged in the murder of her ex-boyfriend, 50-year-old Jason “Cowboy” Aubuchon of Eastport, who died by gunshot on Sunday, Dec. 26, just before 9 p.m., according to Maine State Police.

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Band and Cheerleaders are Back for CHS Games!

 

The cheer squad and the band are back at select Calais High School basketball games.  For senior Tristan Seavey, that means double duty–on the sidelines as a cheerleader and on the balcony at half time as a member of the pep band.  (Photo by Jayna Smith)

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Chamber of Commerce Welcomes Fitzgerald’s Tavern to Downtown

 

Jayna Smith
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Fitzgerald’s Tavern is now officially open for business.  Owner Tim Krug opened his doors on December 22, 2021, and ever since, he said, the support from locals has been overwhelming.

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Small Church Bake Sale Results in Big Outcome for Food Pantry

Jayna Smith
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During mass last Sunday, the children at Immaculate Conception Church presented a check for $555.40 to the Irene Chadbourne Ecumenical Food Pantry.

The money came from a bake sale the children held at the church after a mass in November.  

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St. Croix No. 1 Receives Much-Needed Donation After Pandemic Halted Fundraising

 

Jayna Smith
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The global coronavirus pandemic has halted many events throughout its near-two years, including all fundraising for the nonprofit St. Croix #1 Fire House Restoration Committee.  Thankfully, a welcomed–and much needed–donation was received last week.

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Brendan Leddy Scholarship Continues for the Second Year

 

Kaileigh Deacon

With dropping temperatures and about a foot of snow on the ground, it can be a little hard to picture warmer temperatures and a lot clear enough in which to skateboard, but those affiliated with the Calais Skatepark are so excited to get summer rolling with a big announcement. For the second year in a row, the skatepark committee is excited to be able to offer the scholarship for a free week of skateboarding at Camp Woodward.

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High School Students Enjoy Theater Outreach Visits

 

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