Calais Mourns Loss of Local Fire Fighter 

A Calais firefighter has lost his battle with leukemia.27-year old Billy Townsend passed away Friday at a hospital in Boston.He was diagnosed with the disease two years ago.A year ago, the community of Calais held a bone marrow drive, to try and find a match for Townsend. A celebration of Billy Townsend’s life will be held at 11 AM Wednesday, at the Calais United Methodist Church.After the burial ceremony, the procession will be led to the Calais fire department, where Townsend will receive the fire fighter’s last call.