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There was a great turnout at the Peninsula Harvest Festival held at Mainescape on October 15, according to organizers. The sun-filled glass greenhouse was full of local vendors, all with ...

Photo courtesy of Chrissy Allen/Blue Hill Heritage Trust

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Army Corps digs test holes for harbor dredge study

Blue Hill —

As part of an ongoing feasibility study on dredging a deeper channel into Blue Hill Harbor, the Army Corps of Engineers had five test holes dug on October 12 by ...

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Chapman, Colwell seek contested District 133 seat

Blue Hill Peninsula Chamber of Commerce searches for new executive director

Monday, October 17, 2016

Second place winner
Second place winner

Langley, O’Neill face off in Senate District 7 race

The Island & The Peninsula —

Come Election Day, Senate District 7 voters in Blue Hill, Brooklin, Brooksville, Deer Isle, Sedgwick, Stonington, Surry and 22 other towns in Hancock County will choose between Republican incumbent Brian ...

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Question 3—Firearms background check issue goes to voters

Question 4—Should Maine increase the minimum wage?

Celebrating 30 years of ax throwing and log sawing

Busy or away on November 8? Vote by absentee ballot

Community raises funds for new BHCS basketball hoops

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Above the crowd
Above the crowd

Blue Hill artist dies in car crash

Blue Hill —

A single-vehicle car crash has claimed the life of 67-year-old George Crosby, a well-known artist who, in 2004, made Blue Hill his year-round home.

Crosby was traveling south ...

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‘Wall of sunflowers’ surprises Blue Hill gardener

Community lends support as family faces infant’s surgery

Maine House candidate wins cribbage tournament in Surry

Monday, October 10, 2016

Shellback Nationals
Shellback Nationals

Blue Hill artist dies in car crash

Two vie for County Commissioner

Blue Hill & Surry —

Seeking an open four-year seat as District 1 Country Commissioner, Republican William Clark of Ellsworth will face Democrat Susan Walsh of Ellsworth. District 1 includes the towns of Blue Hill ...

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Question 2—Proposed education tax may not benefit local schools

Union 76 board willing to work as withdrawal talks linger

Brooklin boat builder Brion Rieff wins Shellback Nationals