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SNOWSPORT PLOW for truck One ding, doesn't affect use. Holddown strap. $175. Front receiver hitch also available. Photos available. Brooklin.
WARRANTIED AND INSPECTED used cars, trucks and SUVs, starting at $3,000. Ron's 367-2757.


CAPE DORY SLOOP 28’, good condition, Volvo Penta 23 hp, sleeps four, $10,995. 561-558-3067
GEAR: PFDs: KENT A-33 adult (2) $45 each. Grundens FWG top, men's medium $50. VHF/GPS: Standard Horizon HX870 $75. All in great shape. Brooklin.
SAILBOAT: PEARSON RENEGADE 27, hull 76. Classic, William Shaw-designed racer-cruiser., Photos available. Priced to sell, $3,750. Brooklin.

Business Services

A TO Z Repair and Remodeling. Kitchens, baths, decks, all carpentry large and small. Masonry services, light excavation and trucking, replacement doors and windows. Fully insured. EPA lead-certified. 266-0923.
A TOUCH FOR GLASS. Excellence in window cleaning. Celebrating 35 years of experience. Call cell 944-9811. Lewie Butterfield.
A.K. ALLEN, LLC. Building and remodeling houses, custom tiling, interior/exterior painting, small excavation jobs. Snow plowing, sanding, and much more. Fully insured. Free estimates. 207-266-4875.
ADVANCEDHYPNOSISCENTERPA.ORG. Stop smoking, stress, weight loss, etc. Local, year-round, non-judgemental. Free consult. Phone, office or Skype. Phil Brady, 348-2830.
AFFORDABLE CAREGIVERS. Offering in-home care, when only the best care will do. Over 20 years experience in the field. Give us a call to discuss your needs. Call Terry 460-0401, Kathy 479-4796. Bonded and insured. We are here to care for you or your loved ones.
ARBORGREEN TREE CARE & Forest Management. Removals, planting, pruning, cabling, fire and tick prevention. Licensed, insured. Joshua Burhoe, 479-2761.
AT YOUR SERVICE Island Concierge & Information Service. 24 hours a day will help in any way. Go to or call Ginger, 348-6289.
BERGIN PAINTING: Reliable affordable service since 2001. Residential/Commercial. Interior/Exterior. Highest quality painting and restoration. Pressure washing. Lead certified. Insured. Free estimates. For photos/references: 207-266-7599.
BLUE HILL PIANO SERVICE. Professional tuning, repairs, appraisals. Humidity control systems. Serving Hancock County for 30 years. Philip Norris, 374-2159.
CARPENTRY, FLOOR SANDING and Refinishing. David M. Carter, Mines Rd., Blue Hill. Experienced/Insured. Call for estimates. 374-5771.
CHAIRS. Caned, rush or splint. 29 years experience. Jackie Pelletier, 348-6624, or 171 Dow Rd., Deer Isle.
CUSHIONS AND SLIPCOVERS, using the many fabrics I carry; foam available. Scheduling ahead., 359-8583,
DC ALLEN & SONS PAINTING. Interior, exterior painting, pressure washing and drywall taping. Fully insured. Free estimate, with 20 years experience. Call David, 266-7971.
DOG CARE in my home. Kennel-free boarding. Special needs and extended visits welcome. 479-0939.

Give your furniture a facelift.
I carry foam and fabric.
19 years experience.
Call 367-5100

GARY DOUGLASS & SONS. Renovations, painting, caretaking and carpentry. 348-6931, 266-4498 or
HOSPITALITY HELP - Professional help for all aspects of your food and beverage operation. Feasibility Studies, Food and Beverage Cost Controls, Recruiting, Staff Training, Event Planning, Revenue Generating Ideas, and much more. Call Carol Upton at 326-8530 or visit
JEFF'S ROTARY MOWING and more. Spring cleanup, yard work, and lawn mowing. Call 460-8320.
JOHN’S TREE WORKS. Cutting and chipping, any type of tree work, difficult take-downs. Fully insured and experienced. Free estimates, email or call 367-5842.

KINGDOM BIKES FUJI New Bike Sales Professional service and repair on all types and brands of bicycles 207-374-3230 219 Kingdom Road, Blue Hill

LANDSCAPING DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION. Homesite development and clearing. Projects selected for annual Deer Isle garden tour 2008 and 2012. 367-5010.
LAWN MOWING, CARETAKING, carpentry services and field mowing. Fully insured. 266-3909. Barry Duffy.
LESTER EATON'S TREE SERVICES. Cutting and chipping. Brush removal. Also lawn services. Fully insured with references. Free estimates. Call 359-2769 or 479-7213.

Nancy Hathaway M.Ed., LpastC, SDT MINDFULNESS Happiness * Health * Anxiety/Depression 207-400-0494, Surry

RAY WEED PLUMBING & HEATING. Complete plumbing and heating service, installation and maintenance. 367-5005.
RELIABLE, TRUSTWORTHY HOUSE cleaning with a "Personal Touch." Spring cleaning, one-time clean, weekly or biweekly. Whatever you need. Excellent references. Call 348-6893 and ask for Laura.
STONESCAPE. Walls, walkways, patios, steps, pillars, and all aspects of landscaping with stone. Free estimates. Call 266-4829.
STUMP GRINDING. Call Paul, 460-0013.

Williams & Taplin
1286 Pleasant St., Blue Hill
Mark Taplin

WINDOW TREATMENTS AND SEWING for home and boat. Creative and practical consultations, solutions and installations. Graber Shades & Blinds dealer. Experienced., 348-2333.

For Sale

FRIGIDAIRE GALLERY GAS RANGE. New, still in package. Lowe's price, $1,099. Will accept best offer. Call 590-7440. Sedgwick.


DEER ISLE YOGA classes. Moderate, Mondays, 8-9:30 a.m. Sunset Parish House. Drop-ins welcome. Certified Instructor, S. Brennan Murphy, 326-3236.

Jobs Available

George Stevens Academy, an independent town academy in Blue Hill, has immediate openings for two full-time, year-round positions on our grounds and maintenance staff.
The First-Shift (6 a.m. to 2 p.m.) Custodian/Groundskeeper Helper will perform daily custodial work for two office buildings and two dorms, and groundskeeping work across campus as needed.
The Second-Shift Custodian’s duties will include cleaning and light maintenance from 2-10 p.m. when school is in session, but will work the first shift on holidays and during vacations.
For both positions, pay is based on experience and a comprehensive benefit package is included. Maine Department of Education Criminal History checks will be required before the successful applicants begin work.
Interested applicants should visit to download and print out the Employment Application, fill it out, and send it, along with a cover letter, resume, and two letters of reference, to Ms. Gail Strehan, Executive Assistant, George Stevens Academy, 23 Union Street, Blue Hill, ME 04614. Prospective applicants also may scan the completed application and submit it and the rest of the application package by email to Ms. Strehan at


Haystack Mountain School of Crafts. Full time seasonal position, 30+ hours weekly, May through October. For details contact Candy Haskell at Haystack: 207-348-2306. Applicants should be able to work independently and as part of a team, be organized, detail oriented, and able to balance a variety of tasks on a rotating basis. Applications reviewed until position is filled.
Additional hourly housekeeping and kitchen positions also available.
Located on Deer Isle, the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts is an award winning campus that attracts faculty and students from across the country and internationally.

Island Heritage Trust is hiring!
Volunteer Coordinator/Office Manager, Full Time

Check our website for full position description. Accepting applications until a suitable candidate is found. Island Heritage Trust is the land trust for the Deer Isle – Stonington community.


Shaw Institute (formerly Marine Environmental and Research Institute) seeks an outgoing and personable individual to answer phones and interact with the visiting public for 20 hours a week, June through August. Strong organization skills and experience with Microsoft Office suite, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel, is required. The full job description is available at Contact: or by mail to Shaw Institute, Blue Hill Research Center, PO Box 1652, Blue Hill, ME 04614.
BAY VIEW BAKERY, Assistant Baker. May 15 – Oct 15. Experience preferred, references required. Cashier/Helper, references required. Blue Hill. 207-610-2713.
BLUE HILL HERITAGE TRUST hiring Administrative Coordinator F/T. Job description and application instructions at:
BLUE HILL INN is looking for fun and energetic breakfast waitstaff, housekeepers and a handyman/gardener to join our staff for the summer season. Inquiries with resume and information can be sent to or by calling 207-374-2844.
BLUE HILL. Summer Intern Office Position. Excellent resume builder for a college student. Good computer and communication skills a must. Competitive pay based on experience. Call Downeast Properties 374-2321.
BOWDEN & SON is currently seeking Class B drivers and laborers. We are a family-owned business in Penobscot focusing on earthwork, paving and disposal. Contact Greg at 479-5277.
CASHIER AND COOK in Castine. No experience necessary, will train the right person. 35 hours/week. Call 664-4025 ask for Snow.
EGGEMOGGIN COUNTRY STORE. Full and Part-time positions available to motivated individuals looking to work with a great team. Applications at ECS or call to speak with Trisha or Angie, 359-2125.
ELECTRICIAN. Tired of working for yourself, with no benefits and never having a paid day off?! Maine Maritime Academy is seeking a full-time electrician. MMA employees enjoy competitive wages and some of the best benefits in the state of Maine, including: State of Maine health, dental, and vision insurance; employer paid life insurance and long-term disability insurance; retirement plan with generous 7% employer match; generous paid vacation and sick time (six weeks of total paid vacation and sick time available in the first year of employment); 12 paid holidays; and full tuition waiver for eligible dependents. Please visit for a job description, application instructions and forms. EOE.
HANDY PERSON. Variety of tasks: minor construction, maintenance, gardening, cleaning, dog care. Must be reliable and able to drive. Blue Hill. 941-356-7756.
HOUSE CLEANER NEEDED for rental cottage for most Sat. mornings, June through Sept. Brooklin. 561-0877.
MAINE MARITIME ACADEMY is hiring for the following positions: Administrative Assistant II – Campus Safety; Night Shift Custodian; Adjunct Instructor Pre-Calculus Mathematics; Chief Mate – Schooner Bowdoin, and Assistant Sailing Coach. For job descriptions and application instructions, visit EOE.
MARINERS PUB & RESTAURANT is seeking servers, bartenders and kitchen help. Please call 359-2210.
PART-TIME HOUSEKEEPER wanted for a vacation house on the peninsula from mid-May through the end of October. Respond with name and at least two references to
PILGRIM'S INN is looking for a creative, health-minded, experienced breakfast cook. The position is part time, including weekends. Also hiring a part time housekeeper and light duty gardener. Retirees and high schoolers welcome to apply. Please email us at for an application and more information.
SANDY'S BLUE HILL CAFE. Restaurant staff wanted. Cooks, bartenders, servers, dishwashers/bussers needed for all breakfast, lunch and dinner shifts starting in May 2019. Flexible days and hours. Permanent and seasonal positions available. Competitive wages plus tips. Please email to or call 374-5550 for an application.

School Union 93 Penobscot Community School School Year 2019-20

Head Cook Position There is a full-time opening for Head Cook at the Penobscot Community School (PCS) starting in September 2019. The school is located on Route 199 in Penobscot. The student population is approximately 67 from Pre-K to Grade 8. A current CHRC ( fingerprinting) is desired. Salary determined by experience.
For more information as to the position, contact Jay Corbin, Principal at 207-326-9421
To request an application contact the Superintendent’s office at 207-374-9927; via email: ​​, or stop in to the office at 20 Hinckley Ridge Rd., Blue Hill. Submission of the application information can be dropped off at the office, or returned via USPS.
Applications close when suitable candidate is found.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

SNOW'S PLUMBING & HEATING is Seeking a Licensed Plumber/Oil Burner Tech. Competitive pay, health insurance, retirement plan, paid vacation and holidays. Please Contact: Snow’s Plumbing & Heating, 326-8777 or email:
STEPHEN MACARTHUR & CO. hiring another lead carpenter and more skilled carpenters. Also, carpenter helpers/laborers. Related skills like landscaping and painting considered. Year-round work and competitive wages with small, friendly company. Must be of good character. Please call 326-9612 and leave clear message.
THE BLUE HILL CO-OP is looking for part-time help in our produce department. 18-24 hours to start (maybe more in summer.) Weekend and evening availability important. Duties include stocking and maintaining quality local and organic produce, receiving deliveries and handling 50 lb cases of product regularly, and customer service. Ask for an application at the Co-op register or fill out and submit application online at


THE ISLAND PANTRY is open from 5:30-7 p.m. on Thursdays, located at the Island Community Center in Stonington and is handicapped accessible. Neighbors from Sedgwick, Brooksville and Brooklin are welcome. More info: 367-2918.

Real Estate

LISTING AGENT WANTED to sell desirable Brooklin waterfront home. Please have a demonstrated, relevant track record and flexibility on commission.


BLUE HILL. New, large 2BR upstairs apt./office space. Located next to First National Bank. $1,000/mo. with 12 month lease. No pets, no smoking. Call 590-7440.
DEER ISLE. 1BR apartment. $750/mo., includes heat. No pets, no smoking. Call 348-6811.
DEER ISLE. 1BR house, $650/month plus utilities. No smokers or pets. Need references and applicaiton, first and last month's rent, plus security deposit. Available now. 348-6931.
DEER ISLE. 1BR, newly renovated cottage. Laundry hookup in basement. $600/month, plus heat and electric. No pets, no smoking. Call 348-6811.

EASY LIVING 2 BR apartments available soon! Our properties are conveniently located in Ellsworth and Blue Hill Rental assistance may be available View property and print applications at For more information please contact Kasie at Maine Development Associates 1-800-639-1747 TTY Dial 711 We are an Equal Opportunity organization.

Suite for Lease in upscale building
Gallery • Salon • Professional Office • Your Business
Ample Paved Parking, Radiant Heat, Air Conditioned
Call Sandy Douvarjo 374-2254

STONINGTON. Available now; small, second floor office space; heat, electric, sewer, water, snowplowing and trash removal included in price of rent. Parking available on-site. Close to downtown Stonington waterfront, businesses and post office. Call for information, 367-2351.

Vacation Rentals

CAMPER ON TODDY POND for rent. Sleeps 2. Queen bed, BBQ, electric fireplace, full shower, Dish TV. Includes own boat dock. No smoking/no pets. $575 weekly, includes cleaning fee. 460-6768,

Rentals Wanted

TEMPORARY OFFICE SPACE Needed. In search of private room in home or office building with reliable, secure internet service. Verizon cell signal a plus. Reputable investment consultant visiting family in Brooklin June 15 through July 15. Call Mario at 484-919-4653.


BOAT SHOP CLOSING. Accepting offers on all small boats, plans, machinery, equipment, tools, materials, and accessories. Deer Isle. 207-266-9924.
DEER ISLE, 100 Reach Rd, moving sale from 1850 farmhouse. All house contents: Furniture, lamps, piano, kitchenware, some artwork. Mon., May 20, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.


DEER ISLE HOSTEL is looking for a double bed, mattress and boxspring. Good condition. 348-2308,

Yard Sales

BAR HARBOR: Cottage On Shore's Sold; Thus A 9-3 May 17-19 Moving Sale Featuring "Fresh Finds" Incl. Antiques; Appliances; Books and Bookcases; Cement Bird Bath; Collectibles, Cookware, Pottery, Kitchenalia; Patio Furniture; Exercise Equipment; Electronics; Lamps; Lstd. Artist Paintings; Antique and MCM Furniture Incl. Beds, Chests, Futon, Love Seats, Sofa, Stands, Tables, Side Chairs, Oak Cabinets, Storage Shelves, Vict. Trunk, (3) Office Desks and Chairs, File Cabinets; Shop Hand and Power Tools; Garden, Hedge, Lawn Tools; Asst. Ladders; Other Treasures! For Sale Details, 125+ Photos, Directions Copy and Paste Katchalls’ Web Site Link To Your Browser: EstateSales.NET/ME/Bar-Harbor/04609/2208138.
BLUE HILL. 2 Family Yard/Moving Sale. 41 Tamworth Farm Rd., Sat. and Sun., May 18 and 19, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Tools, camping gear, household and garden items, 8 drawer pine dresser, Retro Hi-Fi cabinet with record player, club chair, old canoe, glassware, mens clothes, wood filing cabinets. Probably the best yard sale of the season.
BLUE HILL. Five family yard sale. May 18, 8 a.m. start. Rain day, May 19. Antiques, some tools, books, dinghy, dishes, chairs, tables, bureaus, trunks, and sporting goods. 35-49 Pleasant Street. All goods tariff-free!
BLUE HILL. Sat., May 18, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Rain or shine. 37 Felicity Lane. Knittting items, yarn, household stuff, free stuff.



Invitation to Bid

The Surry School Committee is accepting bids on the following project: Parking Lot Reconfiguration.
We are looking to improve the current parking lot adding space for buses and creating an additional school entrance. Project specifications can be acquired by contacting:

Superintendent of Schools Office PO Box 630 20 Hinckley Ridge Road Blue Hill, ME 04614 374-9927

For access to the parking lot to inspect the scope of work, please contact Fred Cole, Principal, or Glenn Baez, Head Custodian, at 667-9358.
Bids should be placed in a sealed envelope and marked "Surry Elementary School Parking Lot 2019" and submitted by 3 p.m. on Monday, June 3, 2019 to the Superintendent of Schools Office address above.
Bids will be opened at the Tuesday, June 4, 2019 Surry School Committee meeting at 5 p.m. The Surry School Committee reserves the right to reject any or all bids, and encourages local contractors to bid.
All labor, equipment, and materials must be supplied by the bidder and must be included in the project cost. Each bidder must provide proof of liability and workers compensation insurance and must submit two (2) references from similar jobs. All work will be closely inspected before payment is made.
Contractors shall submit a lump sum bid for this project. All work needs to be completed by August 23, 2019, and can begin on June 24, 2019.


The Deer Isle-Stonington Historical Society will be closed from June 1-14, 2019. We will re-open, all buildings, on June 15th. We will be open on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 1-4 p.m. throughout the summer. Come visit and/or do research. Check our website at or see us on Facebook to see our scheduled events. Hope to see you this year!

MOUNT REST CEMETERY Clean Up in Brooksville May 19, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Help us get ready for Memorial Day. Bring your mowers, rakes, spades or chain saws. Hope to see you there! For questions please call Suzanne Black, 266-3546 or Frieda Peasley, 326-8645.

School Union 93 Bid Notice

Bids for rubbish removal at the Blue Hill Consolidated School are being accepted by the Blue Hill School Committee. If interested, please call the Superintendent's Office at 374-9927 or stop by at 20 Hinckley Ridge Road in Blue Hill to receive the bidding packet.
Sealed bids must be received at the Superintendent of Schools Office by Friday, June 7, 2019 at 3 p.m.
The Blue Hill School Committee reserves the right to reject any or all bids.


The Planning Board will hold a meeting on May 22, 2019 at 7 p.m., at the Town Hall to consider the following business:
Deer Isle, LLC, Dwight Atkinson, for a deck and ADA ramp, the property is located at 4 Dow Road, Tax Map 23 with lot 18. Cheryl Burke & Andrew Lassak to construct an 8’ x 36’ deck and attach to the existing garage, the property is located at 16 Longview Lane in Deer Isle, Tax Map 37 with lot 61-02. Edward O’Hanlan & Chase Rogers to construct a 200 square foot deck on an existing house, the property is located at 17 Watts Lane in Deer Isle, Tax Map 7 with lot 2. Scott Thurston for installation of a pier, ramp and seasonal float, the property is located at 35 Cairns Lane in Little Deer Isle, Tax 35, with lot 12-05. (Tabled application) To consider any other business that may properly be brought before the board.
Flood Plain maps are available for the public to review at the Town Office.

Deer Isle Planning Board Jeremy Stewart, Chairman