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Blue Hill Fire Department personnel assisted Maine Forest Service Rangers when a permitted burn spiraled out of control on Long Island, reported Blue Hill Assistant Fire Chief Matt Dennison. First ...

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Thursday, May 26, 2016

Peninsula towns to observe Memorial Day

The Peninsula —

With a history of observance dating back to 1866, the United States has set aside time to remember those who served this country, and more specifically those who lost their ...

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Ellacappella hits high notes at Spring Sing, tours the nation’s capital


Local youth experience political process, drama


Memorial Day Deadlines

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Bikes for Books
Bikes for Books

Tree of Life food pantry thriving after winter setback

Blue Hill —

The Tree of Life food pantry and Turn-Style thrift shop faced potential tragedy in early February, forcing the not-for-profit establishment to shut its doors, the food pantry for a week ...

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Rose Kane serves it up fresh at Sedgwick Elementary School


Memorial Day Deadlines

Monday, May 16, 2016

Donation helps food pantry
Donation helps food pantry

GSA plans community art show, silent auction

Blue Hill —

In its second year, George Stevens Academy’s Fine Art Show at Cynthia Winings Gallery has expanded to include alumni, student, and parent artists. The show opens on Monday, May 16, ...

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Incoming superintendent outlines ‘four keys’ for building trust


Officials to speak on competing waste disposal plans


Bar Harbor Bankshares expands into New Hampshire and Vermont

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Prepping for a parade
Prepping for a parade

Planning board OKs South Street cell tower, again

Blue Hill —

Under the new leadership of Scott Miller, the Blue Hill Planning Board re-approved a controversial site plan application on May 9, permitting U.S. Cellular to construct an 80-foot telecommunications ...

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GSA announces top students in the Class of 2016


Bridge construction to get under way


Designer boutique hits Blue Hill Main Street