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Rob McCall describes a prehistoric “Red Paint People” burial site in Blue Hill during an October 21 presentation at the Blue Hill Library.

Photo by Tevlin Schuetz

Monday, November 30, 2015

Union 93 board hires personnel, reviews budget

Penobscot —

The Union 93 board met on November 16 at Penobscot Community School to preview the proposed central office budget for 2016-17 and discuss changes to benefits for central office employees. ...

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Superintendent’s resignation moved up to year’s end

Fate of prehistoric ‘Red Paint’ burial site a concern

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Brooklin firefighter Tom Morris
Brooklin firefighter Tom Morris

Student identified in bomb threat

Blue Hill —

George Stevens Academy students and staff were evacuated to Blue Hill Consolidated School after a bomb threat was made to the academy around noon on November 18.

A student ...

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Lobstermen 2-1 in favor of closing zone; council tables discussion

Blue Hill man charged with heroin trafficking

Area fire departments practice skills during training exercise

Monday, November 23, 2015

Potatoes for everyone
Potatoes for everyone

Superintendent’s resignation moved up to year’s end
Contingent on interim hire

Brooklin —

In a 10-0-1 vote, the School Union 76 Board voted to advance Superintendent Mark Jenkins’ date of resignation up six months to the end of the calendar year, with one ...

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Community wood bank cuts, splits, stacks and delivers

Castine —

Through local donations, purchases of firewood and some good, hard labor, several families in Castine and Sedgwick received help staying warm this winter.

A community wood bank, led by ...

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Brooklin Youth Corps dedicates new shed

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Soccer player's commitment rewarded
Soccer player’s commitment rewarded

Plumbing inspector resigns, Strong Brewing septic issue on hold

Sedgwick —

A formal request by selectmen to plumbing inspector Lew Hutchins crossed paths with Hutchins’ letter of resignation, delivered on October 29, with a November 6 effective date.

The request ...

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Penobscot animal sanctuary secures 800-acre ‘legacy property’

Deadline Notice

Farmhouse Inn invites community to free Thanksgiving dinner

Monday, November 16, 2015

Assembly line production
Assembly line production

Union 76 Superintendent Jenkins to resign

LifeFlight helipad approved for hospital grounds
CEO Ronan:‘We looked at all other options’

Blue Hill —

The minutes that could be saved in a life-and-death situation by moving a LifeFlight helipad from the town wharf to the Blue Hill Memorial Hospital campus outweighed other citizen concerns ...

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MDOT informs towns on Route 15 work

Blue Hill author receives national award

Grant helps project to insulate homes on the Blue Hill Peninsula