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Polly Porter driving the Suffrage Wagon in the Berlin, Mass., Old Home Day Parade in 1914.

Photo courtesy of Castine Historical Society

Thursday, May 24, 2018

DMR shuts down elver fishery over illegal sales
‘The future of this fishery is now in question’

Augusta —

Elver fishing is over in Maine as of 6 a.m. today, May 24, after the Maine Department of Marine Resources enacted an emergency rule citing illegal sales. The closure came ...

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Historical Society’s exhibit portrays ‘Castine’s Devoted Women’

Castine —

The Castine Historical Society announced in a news release that it will reprise the organization’s successful 2017 exhibit, but with a new focus. This season’s exhibit, “Castine’s Devoted Women: Social ...

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‘Dining with Diabetes Down East’

Monday, May 21, 2018

Kelsey Juliana to speak in Blue Hill
Kelsey Juliana to speak in Blue Hill

Stonington fisherman Wayne ‘Butch’ Ciomei dies in fishing accident

Stonington —

A fishing accident on Friday, May 18, claimed the life of Wayne “Butch” Ciomei, a 59-year-old lobsterman hauling traps out on Jericho Bay. Ciomei got tangled up in his fishing ...

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MCMH recognized for safety

Ellsworth —

Maine Coast Memorial Hospital recently announced it has received an “A” safety grade by the Leapfrog Group for its efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety ...

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Zone C meeting addresses boundaries

Leader of climate change lawsuit to speak in Blue Hill

Employers seek to fill summer, year-round jobs

Thursday, May 17, 2018

90-foot project
90-foot project

Eastern Maine Skippers to present findings in Ellsworth

Stonington —

The Eastern Maine Skippers Program will wrap up its fifth year on Thursday, May 24, when students conduct their final presentations at The Grand in Ellsworth.

The Skippers Program, ...

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Stonington Opera House presents ‘Island Women Speak’

NST production a tribute to women’s strength and friendship

Rob McCall honored as an American who tells the truth

MERI announces name change, expanded vision

Brooklin School featured in PBS’s ‘Great American Read’