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A new weir-and-ladder fishway designed to help alewives make it through a narrow culvert to Patten Pond nears completion.

Photo by Anne Berleant

Monday, October 12, 2015

Cell tower appeal rests on ‘clear violations’ of ordinance, plaintiffs say

Blue Hill —

A proposed and approved 80-foot cell tower on a South Street property is now under appeal, after four residents filed suit in Maine Superior Court on September 28.

The ...

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Citizen-led effort to restore alewife run nears finish line

Island Nursing Home closing in on campaign goal for renovations

Surry Schoolhouse: ‘a building worth saving’

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Happy 105th birthday!
Happy 105th birthday!

One-hand sailing, from a Sunfish to crossing the Atlantic
Scott Miller sails solo to England and back

Blue Hill —

Seventeen days spent sailing across the Atlantic ocean alone. Sound scary? Romantic? How about rather dull?

Scott Miller, who served as captain and crew on his J-122 sailboat on ...

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Community solar farms reduce costs but face obstacles

Duane B. Gray Memorial Golf Tournament caps GSA Homecoming

At Home Downeast recognized for its local involvement

Chamber of commerce to release 2016 Area Guide in February

Monday, October 5, 2015

Early morning on the Bagaduce River
Early morning on the Bagaduce River

Selectmen move for meeting with brewery and neighbors
Septic system ‘a local issue,’ state inspector says

Sedgwick —

As resistance, and rhetoric, grow between a Rope Ferry Road nano-brewery and its neighbors, selectmen move to try to bring both sides to the table in a facilitated meeting, after ...

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Statewide school test results questionable

Local oyster farmer recognized in NOAA’s Aquaculture Photo Contest

Bucklyn Coffee brings new flavor to Blue Hill

Journalism scholarships awarded

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Harvest Moon Eclipse
Harvest Moon Eclipse

Nygren out of jail as theft investigation continues
Bail dropped to $10K

Brooklin —

Steve Nygren, chief financial officer of the Brooklin Boat Yard charged with felony counts of forgery and theft by unauthorized taking, posted $10,000 cash bail one week after his arrest.

Citizen group takes on downtown Blue Hill

100-year-old store ledgers open past lives of Blue Hill

Nonprofit builds community to battle the cold with window inserts