Kids at the Grange

 

The Alexander Grange was busy with the last week of Kids at the Grange on Tuesday, August 23rd. Even if the hike that was planned got washed out, they found fun things to do inside, including making butter from heavy cream by shaking the canning jar over and over again. Then they tried the butter on some muffins. Kids at the Grange is taking a couple of weeks off, then hope to regroup after labor day for some after school fun.

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Local Unobskey Scholars Complete Summer Session at Phillips Academy

 

Full scholarships were granted to area high school students by the Unobskey Family Foundation for a summer program. The program will again be offered to six Washington County and six Charlotte County students for the Summer Session 2023. Pictured from left to right are Antonio Vizcarrondo, Shead HS; Skylar Russell, St Stephen HS; Megan Hannan, Fundy HS; Abigail Legacy, St. Stephen HS; Maya Vekelic, St. Stephen HS; Joey McLauchlan, Calais HS; Anna Patterson, Washington Academy; and Amy Scouten, St. Stephen HS. (Photo by Moira Sherwood)

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Passamaquoddy Exhibit Opens at Museum in Dennysville

 

Historical Society President Ron Windhorst explains the new exhibit “Ancestral Passamaquoddy Beginnings at Dennys River” to visitors Jim Oberly and Louise Merriam, at the Academy/Vestry Museum in Dennysville, which is open Saturday afternoons from 1-5 p.m. through mid-October. (Submitted photo)

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Potential Vandalism Among Topics Discussed at Baileyville Council Meeting

 

Ricky Cleghorn

At the August 22, 2022 Baileyville Town Council meeting, it was reported that the police department still has an officer vacancy, and is currently looking to hire.

There was also another overdose resulting in death in Baileyville, according to the police report. Finally, the department now has a brand new, fully kitted Dodge Durango cruiser on the road.

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New Rescue Boat for Charlotte and Meddybemps Fire Departments

 

A new rescue boat, jointly operated by Charlotte and Meddybemps Fire Departments, is now in service.  The boat will be used to fight island and lakeshore fires, as well as to perform EMS/rescues on islands and remote locations on local and regional water bodies.  (Photo by Charlotte Fire Captain Jeff Orchard)

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9/11 Remembrance Flag Waving

 

The remembrance flag waving in Alexander on Sunday, September 11 was truly a multi-generational event with many children taking part. Pictured left to right are Ellah Seavey, Brylea Newman, Cassie Oakes, Rylee Kinney, and Carlos Oakes Jr.  See more photos on page 19 of this week's The Calais Advertiser. (Submitted photo)

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Waite Talmadge Congregational Church Restoration

 

Becky and Jerry Green presenting a $2,000 check toward the restoration of the Waite Talmadge Congregational Church.  Becky and Jerry have been instrumental in the restoration effort! The check is being received by Stephanie Chaffee of Talmadge. Thanks to all who have helped support this most worthy effort.  The community yard sale on September 3rd was supported by the Waite General Store and very successful. (Submitted photo)

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Constitution Day in Machias

 

Tom Brennan, a Revolutionary War reenactor from Robbinston, joined, from left,  Theresa Farnsworth and Cathy Johnson, members of the  Hannah Weston Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, as they displayed a copy of the United States Construction on Saturday, Sept. 17, Constitution Day, celebrating the 1787 signing of the U.S. Constitution. The trio were part of a group that gathered at the Burnham Tavern Museum in Machias to  take part in the nationwide celebration of Constitution Day by ringing “Bells Across America.” (Submitted photo)

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District 9 Candidate Chambers Thanks Grand Lake Stream

 

Republican John “Jake” Chambers, of Calais, will be on the ballot in November to represent House District 9, which stretches from Eastport to Grand Lake Stream along the county’s eastern edge. Chambers has been busy campaigning throughout the area, most recently in Grand Lake Stream, where he said his efforts were very well received.  

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Alexander Grange Members Learn to Make Wreaths

 

Grange members Dale Holst and Carlos Oakes learned to make wreaths the Wreaths Across America way along with the meaning of each step at a recent Alexander Grange Meeting by Gold Star Parents and Grange members Dolly and Jim Sullivan. (Submitted photo)

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