Latest Communes of Pas-de-Calais Stories

2009-09-21 14:11:01

A pastor from northern Illinois swam 21 miles across the English Channel from England to France to raise money for an African school Rev.

2009-04-16 11:18:15

A French official said Thursday the government would release $5 million to support cod fisherman who are blockading ferry ports to protest fishing quotas. French agriculture and fisheries minister Michel Barnier made the announcement Thursday to help break up blockades at Calais, Boulogne and Dunkirk, now in a third day, the EU Observer reported. On Wednesday, the European Commission said quotas on English Channel cod and sole would not be changed.

2008-09-15 15:00:34

MILLINOCKET - Katahdin Valley Health Center honored state Rep. Anne Perry, D-Calais, as the recipient of KVHC's State Legislative Award at its board of directors meeting held at the Young House last month.

Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.