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Deer Isle-Stonington Historical Society Annual Meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 8, in the Island Heritage Trust Barn, Route 15A in Sunset. The business meeting will be held at 6 p.m., followed by a presentation at 6:30. Jamie Rice of the Maine Historical Society will discuss “World War I and the Maine Experience.” All are welcome.


The Town of Blue Hill will be selling the real estate located at 39 Parker Lane, Blue Hill, also identified as Map 009, Lot 039 of the Blue Hill Tax Maps, at auction on August 23, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the Blue Hill Town Office. The property consists of 1.6 acres and is described in a Judgement by the Maine District Court in the matter of The Inhabitants of the Town of Blue Hill v. Denise Wilbur, a copy of which is recorded at the Hancock County Registry of Deeds in Book 6700, Page 343. Documents pertaining to the sale of this property are available at the Blue Hill Town Office: 18 Union Street, Blue Hill, ME. 04614. Hours: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday - Friday or
call 207-374-2281.

Stonington Building Permits
The following permits were recently issued:

Bob Roth
Muir Woods Rd.
Remove dead trees

Cory Webb
Burnt Cove Rd.
Residential addition 16’ x 32’

Steve and Mary Gatchell
Larrabee Rd.
24’ x 30’ garage

Appeals to permits must be filed within 30 days of issuance.

There will be a special meeting of the Blue Hill School Committee on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 5 p.m. at the Blue Hill Consolidated School for an oil tank update and an Executive Session pursuant to §405(6)(F) IDEA Confidential Records Review.

Curbside Trash Pick-Up: Monday, July 24.
Recycling Pick-up: Tuesday, July 25.
Please visit or Cable Channel 7 for additional Town notices & postings.
Upcoming Meetings in Emerson Hall:
Tuesday, August 1 - CHPC Meeting at 4 p.m. Application deadline is Monday, July 24.
Monday, August 7 - Selectmen/Assessors & Overseers of the Poor Meeting at 4 p.m.
Thursday, August 10 - Planning Board Meeting at 7 p.m. Application deadline is Monday, July 24.
Monday, August 21 - Selectmen/Assessors & Overseers of the Poor Meeting at 4 p.m.
Town Reports: Town reports are available at the Town Office during regular business hours.
Curbside Recycling pick-up: Curbside Recycling is now being picked-up weekly, every Tuesday through mid-September, unless it’s a Holiday. Thank you.

The Deer Isle Planning Board will hold a meeting on July 27, 2017, at 7 p.m., at the Town Hall to consider any business that may be properly brought before the board. Flood Plain maps are available for the public to review. Deer Isle Planning Board Jeremy Stewart, Chairman

The Stonington Public Works crew will be replacing cross culverts on the Airport Crossroad commencing the week of July 17 and July 24, 2017. One lane traffic will be maintained as much as possible and there may be short delays during the installation of the new culverts. Thanks for your patience while we prepare for paving this section in the next several weeks.
Kathleen Billings Town Manager

The Town of Stonington is seeking volunteers to serve on various stakeholder committees for the Broadband, Conservation, Marijuana Moratorium, Comprehensive Plan. If you would like more information or to submit your name for a committee for the Selectmen to review please contact the Town Manager at 367-2351 or email

The Town of Stonington with the assistance of the Hancock County Sheriff’s Dept., will be commencing enforcement of new seasonal 4-hour Stonington Parking Ordinance laws for the Main Street and Hagen Dock areas commencing the week of July 24, 2017.
Stonington Board of Selectmen