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Birdsacre Wildlife Sanctuary is rebuilidng after extensive damage from a fire in 2014. The sanctuary is a home for owls, which Birdsacre shares with communities around the Peninsula. At left, ...

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Monday, April 27, 2015

County-wide coalition formed to help prevent substance abuse

Ellsworth —

Healthy Acadia’s Drug Free Communities Initiative and local law enforcement have joined efforts in the common goal to reduce youth substance use by increasing awareness about the dangers and consequences ...

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Cleanup set at Birdsacre

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Thursday, April 23, 2015

Residents were joined by news crew at meeting
Residents were joined by news crew at meeting

Union 76 school audits reveal different degrees of financial health

Deer Isle, Sedgwick and Brooklin —

Related story: CSD board forwards petition calling for superintendent’s removal

With the revelation that subsidies are currently being withheld from the Deer Isle-Stonington CSD #13 school ...

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CSD board forwards petition calling for superintendent’s removal


Theater seminar launched in Blue Hill

Monday, April 20, 2015

First sign of Spring!
First sign of Spring!

Missed deadlines threaten subsidies for Union 76 schools

Sedgwick & Brooklin —

Superintendent Mark Jenkins told the Sedgwick and Brooklin school boards in separate meetings on April 13 and 14 that portions of their state subsidies are being withheld. This is a ...

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Executive session added to CSD meeting agenda

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Damaged road signs
Damaged road signs

Opera House Arts to present Anna Christie staged reading

Stonington —

Opera House Arts will present two performances of a staged community reading of Eugene O’Neill’s Anna Christie at the Stonington Opera House Wednesday, April 22, at 7 p.m. and Thursday, ...

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Penobscot Fire Chief pleads guilty to assault


Emergency organizations to receive funds county-wide