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At Quill’s End Farm in Penobscot, Ben, Phil and Carolyn Retberg bring in the cows in summertime.

Photo courtesy of Heather Retberg

Monday, April 27, 2015

Towns to split cost of Walker Pond Landing repairs

Sedgwick —

When vandals struck two buildings at Walker Pond Landing on March 26, repairing the damage was left for the two towns who share responsibility for the public access area and, ...

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Brooksville family navigates path, with help, out of health insurance nightmare

Raw milk, food sovereignty bills in legislature

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Thursday, April 23, 2015

Ice out, when?
Ice out, when?

Union 76 school audits reveal different degrees of financial health

Deer Isle, Sedgwick and Brooklin —

Related story: CSD board forwards petition calling for superintendent’s removal

With the revelation that subsidies are currently being withheld from the Deer Isle-Stonington CSD #13 school ...

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Surry voters to contend with 65 warrant articles at April 27 town meeting

Monday, April 20, 2015

Crane for sale?
Crane for sale?

Missed deadlines threaten subsidies for Union 76 schools

Sedgwick & Brooklin —

Superintendent Mark Jenkins told the Sedgwick and Brooklin school boards in separate meetings on April 13 and 14 that portions of their state subsidies are being withheld. This is a ...

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No competition for selectman, school board as Surry voters head to polls

‘Seven-ton crane for sale’

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Donation made to Nichols Day Camps
Donation made to Nichols Day Camps

Fire destroys Mountain Road home
‘No injuries to civilians or firefighters’

Blue Hill —

A late night fire resulted in the loss of a family home on Mountain Road on April 15. The home belonged to Russell and Rita Grindle, and “everyone did a ...

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Penobscot Fire Chief pleads guilty to assault

BHCS seeks support to expand STEAM program

Monday, April 13, 2015

“Welcome to Blue Hill”
“Welcome to Blue Hill”

Brooklin voters reject building ordinance at town meeting
School budget passed

Brooklin —

Well over 60 town residents—many of whom were fueled by goodies peddled by Brooklin’s eighth graders—gathered in the school gym to vote on a litany of municipal and school warrant ...

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Blue Hill voters approve $7.85 million in municipal, school expenditures

New BHCS principal brings strong science background, young family