Penboscot Bay Press Compass Logo

Penobscot Bay Press
Community Information Services



FURNITURE FOR SALE. We have authentic antiques, including a Pennsylvania Chest on Frame, mahogany drop-leaf table, and large Queen Anne stool/seat. Dealers welcome. Please email


TWO STAGE UNDERCOATING. Prevent and arrest rust. Ron’s 367-2757.
WARRANTIED AND INSPECTED used cars, trucks and SUVs, starting at $3,000. Ron's 367-2757.

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.
ABOVE & BEYOND BUILDERS From new construction to remodels and additions. Also offering asphalt shingle and metal roof installation, drywall installation and finishing, custom tile work and more. Fully insured with 20 years exp. 610-3674.
ADVANCEDHYPNOSISCENTERPA.ORG. Stop smoking, stress, weight loss, etc. Local, year-round, non-judgemental. Free consult. Phone, office or Skype. Phil Brady, 348-2830.
BERGIN PAINTING: Reliable affordable service since 2001. Residential/Commercial. Interior/Exterior. Highest quality painting and restoration. Pressure washing. EPA Lead certified. Insured. Free estimates. 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. 30 years experience. Jackie Pelletier, 348-6624,, or 171 Dow Rd., Deer Isle.
DC ALLEN & SONS PAINTING. Interior, exterior painting, pressure washing and drywall taping. Fully insured. Free estimate, with 20 years experience. Call David, 266-7971.
DL FURROW LANDSCAPING DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION. New landscapes and refurbishments. Gardens, Lawns, Ponds, Dry-Laid Fieldstone and Granite. 367-5010.
EAGLE CUSTOM WORK. Carpentry, masonry, cabinetry, no job too small! Serving Deer Isle, Stonington and Brooksville. 355-5902 or 326-8232 after 6 p.m.
HARDSCRABBLE STONE & LANDSCAPING. Stonework and landscape construction, walls, patios, walkways, steps, and septic systems. Tree work, drainage, lawn and garden installation and maintenance. Office number 702-9161 or 479-2931. Check us out on Facebook!
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.
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.
RAY WEED PLUMBING & HEATING. Complete plumbing and heating service, installation and maintenance. 367-5005.

Build on Your Land or
9 Locations in Blue Hill

STONESCAPE. Walls, walkways, patios, steps, pillars, and all aspects of landscaping with stone. Free estimates. Call Marc Bellenoit, 266-4829.
STUMP GRINDING. Call Paul, 460-0013.

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

For Sale

ARTS AND CRAFTS. Paintings, Model Boats, Cutting Boards, Knit and Sewn Crafts. Get your Christmas presents here. Colby and Peggy Pert, 475 Graytown Rd., Sedgwick. 326-4412.
CHESAPEAKE LIGHT CRAFT 2020 Travel Trailer. $12,500. Brooklin. 812-6912.


Educational Art Classes for Homeschool Students and Remote Learning Students.
Registration is ongoing. Contact Hilary Tobin at:

Jobs Available

Now Hiring for Several Year Round Openings: -CASHIERS-

WALK IN AND APPLY BETWEEN 9 AM - 3 PM Applications also available at and can be mailed to P.O. Box 145, Surry, ME 04684

SCHOOL UNION 76 2020-2021 School Year

The Site Coordinator position is a part-time hourly (20 hours per week) position assisting the Program Director during the school year and potentially also for 4 weeks of summer school. The Site Coordinator’s primary responsibility during program hours is to oversee the smooth operation of programming. Hours outside of program time will involve professional development, planning, and some data collection/entry.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Years of non-profit or program coordination experience may be considered in lieu of degree. Computer proficiency in standard office applications and communication, organizational, and networking skills are necessary. Knowledge of and interest in education, children, parents, and the local community are preferred.
The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

TO RECEIVE AN APPLICATION CONTACT SCHOOL UNION 76 SUPERINTENDENT’S OFFICE, 251 N. Deer Isle Rd., Unit 1 Deer Isle, ME 04627 Telephone (207) 348-9100 Email:

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT for family-run, full service yacht yard. Job entails frequent interface with customer base by phone and email: an important part of our face to the public. You will be developing and maintaining schedules, work orders, and managing advertising. Proficiency with Microsoft Office and general computer skills required. Database skills a plus. Excellent pay and benefits. Seal Cove Boatyard in Brooksville, Maine. 326-4422.
CDL DRIVER/RIGGING CREW: Billings Diesel & Marine Service, Inc. located in Stonington, Maine is actively seeking an individual with a CDL. Major responsibilities will involve delivering boats to and from the facility. Duties will also include hauling and launching all types of boats, setting up floats, and general work around the yard. Experience on the water is a plus. This Full-time position requires such candidates to be organized, hardworking, honest and dependable. Benefits include vacation, health insurance and retirement plan. Please apply in person or send resume to: P.O. Box 67, Stonington, ME 04681.
COOK AND WAITRESS NEEDED. Health benefits included for full-time staff. Call the Harbor Cafe and ask for Delbert, 367-5099.


Are you a compassionate, caring person who likes to help individuals? Do you live in Deer-Isle or Stonington and are you familiar with DI-S residents?
We have a "dynamic job opportunity" which will be challenging and rewarding. Community Compass is seeking a part-time neighborhood navigator to help people in Deer Isle and Stonington by working as a basic needs navigator helping individuals and families who may be struggling during these difficult times, who need access to resources to help them improve their lives. Training and support will be provided to the right candidate.
For a job application and additional information, contact Jessica Valdez online at You may also access our website at
GENERAL MAINTENANCE AND GROUNDSKEEPER. Lawn mowing, snow shoveling, and trash removal for Penobscot Bay Press in Stonington. Independent contractor. For more information, call 367-2200.
HANDYMAN, OFF-SEASON for large property on Orcutt Harbor in Brooksville. One day per week starting immediately through April. Must be a self-starter, very responsible and dependable. Experience with ATV required. Also involves some painting and yard work. $20/hour. Call Greg 669-5067.
JOHN H. GRAY ELECTRICAL, PLUMBING & HEATING is looking for a full-time and/or part-time licensed technician or helper. Applicants must be dependable, team oriented, and willing to learn a variety of trades. For more information contact Becky at 326-8229 or
MAINE MARITIME ACADEMY is hiring P/T Campus Safety Officers. Please visit for a job description and application. EOE
MAINE MARITIME ACADEMY seeks to hire a Third Mate, TSSOM. Full-time position with excellent benefits. Please visit for a complete job description and application instructions. EOE
P/T HELP NEEDED. Light construction and roofing. Flexible hours, mostly 9 a.m.-2 p.m. No experience needed. Need own transportation. Will pay $20-25/hr. Brooksville. Bob Jones, 326-8641.
TOWN OF DEER ISLE seeks to hire two Snow Plow Operators. Competitive hourly wage and guaranteed weekly standby pay. Details available and at the Deer Isle Town Office. For more information, call 348-2324 or email

Jobs Wanted

CLEANER AVAILABLE. Residential, before hours commercial, churches. Year-round, one time. No seasonal. References available. I'd love to help. 701-7408.
HAULING TREES, BRUSH and leaves. Brush cutting. Clearing blow downs and storm damage. Hardwood and softwood. Free estimates. Please call 460-0994.


LOST CAT, brownish stripes with wide, black stripe head to tail. Occasionally answers to "Hooper". 410 Falls Bridge Rd., 374-5016.


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.


HOUSEMATE WANTED. Seeking adult nonsmoking person to share home in North Sedgwick/South Blue Hill with professional. First floor suite of new home, kitchen usage, own Bathroom, W/D, TV, WiFi, large yard, all furnished, utilities included. $650/month plus security, references. Available immediately. No Pets. Text 207-560-5938 or email


HAND TOOLS: Chisels, planes, spokeshaves, adzes, axes, calipers, etc. Stanley, Starrett, Bailey, etc. Collections and estate lots. Hulls Cove Tool Barn, open every day, 888-405-2007.

Yard Sales

DEER ISLE. Barn Sale. Sat., Oct. 24, 8:30 a.m. Antiques and more. 365 Sunset Rd. Rain or shine. Masks please.
SEDGWICK. Sat., Oct. 24, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. 445 Snows Cove Road. Rain or shine.


Accepting Snow Removal Bids. To plow the driveways, all parking lots and to snow blow all walkways at Stonington Manor to include sanding and salting as necessary. Send bids to: Karen Paul, Maine Development Associates, PO Box 2219, Bangor, ME 04402-2219 or email to:

Equal Opportunity Employer


The Blue Hill School Board will hold a Special Meeting on Monday, October 26, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. in the Blue Hill Consolidated School Cafeteria. The meeting will be socially distanced. Some of the topics will be: Physical Education classes moving inside, crisis plan, discussion of green plan.


Notice is hereby given that the Selectmen of the Town of Brooksville will hold a Public Hearing at the Brooksville Public Service Building in the Main Meeting Room on Thursday, October 28, 2020 at 10 a.m. for consideration of an Auto Graveyard Renewal License application for William Leck d.b.a. Wharf Road Auto, located at 64 Wharf Rd., Brooksville, Maine. If you have questions, please call 326-4518.