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International student finds home-away-from-home with Blue Hill family

International student finds home-away-from-home with Blue Hill family

Photo by Ruby Nash
Blue Hill —

The George Stevens Academy is on the lookout for host families for the 2014-2015 academic year.

The number of host families needed is dependent on the needs of the student body, but generally around 15-20 students per year live with local families instead of in the GSA dorms, said Kathy Pelletier, Director of Student Life for the school.

Monday, April 21, 2014


Growing wildlife-friendly

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Misty Morning Farm awarded $10,000 community food grant

Blue Hill —

What began with a greenhouse and a desire to help has been transformed into a working operation with a name and $10,000 in grant money behind it.

Misty Morning ...

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Regional poverty collaborative to launch ‘Pathways to Success’

Monday, April 14, 2014

Haystack director to celebrate national Poetry Month

Stonington —

Poet Stuart Kestenbaum will give a reading from his new book, Only Now, forthcoming from Deerbrook Editions this month, at the Stonington Opera House on Thursday, April 24, at 7 ...

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Deer Isle homesteader releases new book


James McMurtry to play Blue Hill Fair

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Haystack receives $2 million grant

Deer Isle —

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts has received a $2 Million grant from the Windgate Charitable Foundation—the largest gift the school has ever received—which will be used to endow the school’s ...

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Hancock County Food drive helps to restock pantry shelves


Live cabaret returns to Stonington Opera House


“Big Night” coming soon to Blue Hill Peninsula

Monday, April 7, 2014

Gannett journalism scholarships available

State of Maine —

The Guy P. Gannett Journalism Scholarship Fund seeks applications from Maine students. The Gannett scholarship provides renewable support for students majoring in journalism or a field reasonably related, including print, ...

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HOME receives funds to repair storm damage


New Surry Theatre announces summer auditions