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The gWatson Gallery is presenting an evening of music and commentary featuring Bill McGlaughlin and the Young Artists from Kneisel Hall at the Reach Performing Arts Center in Deer Isle ...

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Monday, August 3, 2015

Writer, filmmaker Davis to give reading in Castine

Castine —

Maine Maritime Academy’s Department of Arts and Sciences will host writer and filmmaker Peter Davis reading from his new novel, Girl of My Dreams, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, August ...

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gWatson Gallery presents evening of music


Cabin Fever Theatre reprises Almost, Maine


Pulitzer-winning journalist to speak at MERI

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Brooklin artist showing at Courthouse Gallery Fine Art
Brooklin artist showing at Courthouse Gallery Fine Art

Drug landscape changes as heroin use increases in Hancock County

The Island & The Peninsula —

Editor’s note: This is the first in a projected three-part series on drugs in the Peninsula and Island communities.

Peel back the corners of small-town life and big-city problems ...

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Speaker Series explores ‘Wild Colombia’


Author of book on Penobscot Expedition to speak in Castine


Haystack hosts summer events


Poet Richard Blanco to read in Stonington


Island maritime heritage showcased at boat show

Monday, July 27, 2015

Blue Hill Bach to perform
Blue Hill Bach to perform

OHA presents Deer Isle Jazz Festival

Stonington —

Opera House Arts celebrates the 15th edition of its annual Deer Isle Jazz Festival at the Stonington Opera House July 31-August 1. This year’s event welcomes Geri Allen, a woman ...

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Blue Hill Bach Festival to play multiple venues


Classic regattas begin July 29

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Collaborative work at Susan Webster’s In the Barn Gallery
Collaborative work at Susan Webster’s In the Barn Gallery

Judith Sloan to present at GSA Speaker Series

Blue Hill —

Writer, actor and educator Judith Sloan will give a presentation, “Crossing the BLVD: strangers, neighbors, aliens in a new America,” at George Stevens Academy’s Speaker Series on Tuesday, July ...

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Fishermen’s Family Fun Day blends tribute with festivities


26th Annual Fishermen’s Day Results


Multimedia story reveals lost history


Brooklin forest celebration day planned

Monday, July 20, 2015

An artist's reflection of Morgan Bay
An artist’s reflection of Morgan Bay

Luxury yachts and Deer Isle mariners
New book released by Penobscot Books

Stonington —

Just released by Penobscot Books is a new history of the luxury yachts owned by the “rich and famous” of the late 19th and early 20th centuries and the Deer ...

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Angell tennis tournament results announced


MERI to host talk on ocean’s role in our lives


Outdoor movies being shown in Ellsworth