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1999 TOYOTA LEXUS RX300. 160,500 miles. Snow tires. Just completed $1,600 fixing up. Call or text Daniel at 207-266-5054. $3,900.
WARRANTIED AND INSPECTED used cars, trucks and SUVs, starting at $3,000. Ron's 367-2757.


1976 TARTAN 34' CB. Must go. Very good condition, loaded, on land. $11,000. Penobscot. 326-3223 or 508-333-3752.
HONDA 25, short shaft, used mostly in fresh water, 2006, stored properly by boatyard, take out working, asking $1,000; also Northstar radar, stanchions, inverter, battery charger, Genset and auto pilot. Hylan and Brown Boatyard, Ellery, 505-0296.

Business Services

A TO Z REPAIR & REMODELING. Kitchens, baths, decks, all carpentry large and small. Masonry services, light excavation and trucking, replacement doors and windows. Fully insured. EPA lead-certified. 326-9596. A division of Fallow Building Services.
BOB MARTYN'S LAWN SERVICE, Property maintenance, field mowing and snowplowing. Spring and Fall cleanup. Call 460-6348.
CARPENTRY, FLOOR SANDING and Refinishing. David M. Carter, Mines Rd., Blue Hill. Experienced/Insured. Call for estimates. 374-5771.
CASTINE CARETAKING SERVICES Professional property management and caretaking services provided in the Castine area. Call 814-8666.
CHAIRS. Caned, rush or splint. 32 years experience. Jackie Pelletier, 348-6624,, or 171 Dow Rd., Deer Isle.
DUE NORTH, LLC Land Surveying Services. Boundary surveys, subdivisions, site plans, FEMA elev. cert., LOMAs, topographic and wetlands mapping. Linda Campbell, PLS. 15B Main St., Deer Isle. 479-8804.
EXPERIENCED PRIVATE CAREGIVERS. Available for all aspects of in-home care including companionship, cooking, errands, housekeeping, etc. Email
HANDYMAN SERVICES, repairs, plumbing, etc. Please call 852-1680.
JOHN’S TREE WORKS. Cutting and chipping, any type of tree work, includes some difficult take-downs and land improvements. Fully insured and experienced. Free estimates, call 367-5842 or email
LANDSCAPING DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION Accepting landscaping proposals for 2023-24 season. Email:
LAWN MOWING & CARETAKING services. 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.
MASSAGE THERAPIST, Holly Eaton, LMT is booking appointments in her massage space in Deer Isle. Call 610-9281 or email

Nancy Hathaway, M.Ed.

LpastC, Psychotherapist Couples ~ Individuals ~ Groups Mindfulness ~ Communication In person and Zoom 400-0494 text/phone for appt.

PENINSULA FLOORING SOLUTIONS. Now booking new clients for all your flooring needs. Contact Joe at 578-1415 or 951-6898.
RAY WEED PLUMBING & HEATING. Complete plumbing and heating service, installation and maintenance. 367-5005.
RIPPLEWOOD ARBORICULTURE Licensed and insured arborist services including tree removal, planting, pruning, milling and vista management. 610-9451;
STONINGTON BASED BUSINESS offering custom vinyl boat lettering at
STUMP GRINDING. Call Paul, 460-0013.

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

WINTER STORAGE. Cars, small boats, motorcycles, and misc equipment. Dry, inside storage, concrete floors. Location: Route 172, Old Blueberry Factory, Sedgwick. 374-3754 or 860-919-5491.

Card of Thanks

The family of Eleanor E. Washburn would like to express their profound gratitude to the current and past nursing and support staff of Parker Ridge Assisted Living for their steadfast love, dedication and care of our Mother.

For Sale

LOVE TO PLAY pans or want to learn? Double seconds for sale. $500. 509-859-4659
VINTAGE GLENWOOD C wood-burning cook stove. Attractive blue/gray enamel, warming shelves, functioning oven thermometer, new liners in firebox. In good condition. $1,400. Brooklin 266-9618.

Jobs Available


Maine Maritime Academy (MMA) is a 900 student, public, fully accredited four-year college located in the small coastal village of Castine, Maine. The college is one of six state-supported Maritime Colleges in the United States. MMA is a college of engineering, transportation, management, ocean sciences and international business.
Maine Maritime Academy currently seeks to fill the following positions:

Accounts Payable Clerk Administrative Assistant - Faculty (9 month position) Assistant STCW License and Office Coordinator Building and Grounds Maintenance Worker (Custodian) Campus Safety Officer Field Experience Coordinator (Commercial Shipping) Financial Aid Planner and Database Coordinator Library and Academic Services Support Technician Head Sailing Coach Network Security Engineer Marine Technician (Sailing) Crew Leader Varsity Sailing Coach - 12 month User Support Technician
For complete job listings and to apply for these positions, please visit our website at:

Maine Maritime Academy is an
Equal Opportunity Employer

MAINE MARITIME ACADEMY Marine Transportation Adjunct Faculty – Spring 2023

The Marine Transportation Department seeks to fill 1-semester adjunct position(s) starting in January 2023. The successful candidate should be experienced with the subject matter and be able to teach modern and traditional seafaring and vessel operation skills. A baccalaureate degree, valid USCG Mate 500 Ton Near Coastal license or greater with current physical clearance and appropriate STCW certification are required. Prior college level teaching proficiency is highly desirable. Other credentials may be considered on a case-by-case basis in light of previous, related experience. Adjunct positions may require teaching aboard various MMA vessels and are subject to MMA’s random drug testing program. Pre-employment drug testing and background check are required.
COURSES/POSITIONS AVAILABLE: NS 135: Small Craft Construction LAB - Vessel construction terminology, the process of lofting, and scantling requirements are discussed. The lab is focused on building half models and working on a small craft. This course supports the marine license program requirements to meet the Standards for Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW). The course may have embedded assessment requirements that must be completed in addition to the class requirements. Rec. 2, Lab. 2, Cr. 3 Lab meets once each week for 1 hr. 50 min. Four sections available. Compensation: $1,500/section. For more information, the complete job description or to apply, visit


Is hiring the following positions: *Plumbing/Heating/Propane Technician-$25 to $35 per hour *Propane & Fuel Oil Delivery Drivers-$25 to $30 per hour *Portable Toilet Technician-$15 to $25 per hour
Pay based on experience ~ Housing available IRA ~ Health Insurance ~ Company Vehicle Sign on bonus Deer Isle 348-2247

SCHOOL UNION 93 Adams School, Castine School Nurse Language Teacher

School Nurse 1 day per week, current RN license, previous school experience preferred, but not required.
World Language Teacher 1 day per week for grades K-8 (French or Spanish), teaching multiple age sections once a week. Maine DOE World Language Certificate (WL) preferred, or willingness to become certified.
Come work in beautiful historic Castine, Maine! The Adams School is a Pre-K to Grade 8 school of approximately 50 students, in an historic, architecturally preserved coastal town and the home of the celebrated Maine Maritime Academy. Contact Fred Cole, Principal, with questions: These positions require a current Maine Department of Education CHRC (fingerprinting), which we can help you acquire. To apply, please download an application or contact:

Susan Duddy, Administrative Assistant 20 Hinckley Ridge Road Blue Hill, ME 04614 374-9927

Castine Public Schools is a member of School Union 93 (Blue Hill, Brooksville, Castine, Penobscot, and Surry)

An Equal Opportunity Employer

The Co-op is currently seeking to hire an Assistant Café Manager for full-time, year-round employment. Ideal candidate is a food service professional with 3-5 years experience. Strong leadership and time management skills necessary. Computer skills a big plus. Must be able to work until 7 at night as well as Weekends. Competitive compensation commensurate with experience.
Other open full-time and part-time positions: Grocery stockers, Cashiers, Janitor, Café Breakfast Cook, Café Counter Staff and Prep Cooks, Café Dish Washers, and Café Line Cooks. For job descriptions and application, go to
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

BOWDEN & SON and Bowden & Son Disposal are looking for full- and part-time laborers and drivers. Drivers must have a class B license. Contact Greg at 326-9003.

SCHOOL UNION 76 Deer Isle-Stonington CSD #13

Grounds/Maintenance Assistant for both Deer Isle-Stonington Elementary School and Deer Isle-Stonington High School. Experience preferred. CHRC required.

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


Penobscot Community School is needing a bus driver for the 2022-23 school year, and a $1,500 bonus is being offered to the candidate that fills the role. A current CDL license is needed, as well as a current CHRC (fingerprinting) certificate, available through the Department of Education.
Penobscot has a student population of about 60 students. Penobscot Community School is tucked into the midcoast between Blue Hill & Bucksport. There is a progessive staff and a lot of community support. Come and be part of the school community!
Please contact Jay Cobrin, Principal, with any questions via email:, or via phone at 326-9421. To apply, contact:

Susan Duddy, Administrative Assistant, or call 374-9927, or stop in at 20 Hinckley Ridge Rd., Blue Hill.
Penobscot Public Schools is a member of School Union 93 (Blue Hill, Brooksville, Castine, Penobscot, and Surry) Applications close when suitable candidate is found. An Equal Opportunity Employer

SEEKING NANNY. 8.5 year old and 7 month old. Must have reliable transportation, experience with kids. Some cleaning/food preparation. 20 hours/week (weekdays/after school). Additional hours TBD. $20/hr. 207-229-9988, 512-740-1865.
STEPHEN MACARTHUR & CO. Now hiring skilled carpenters and carpenter helper/laborer for full, seasonal or part-time work with a small, friendly, professional outfit. Flexible hours and good pay, but good character and reliability a must. Call 326-9612 and leave a clear message.
SURRY CAMP in need of light caretaking, weekly check-ins from Oct. 1-June 1, excellent pay. Please call 215-680-2989.
TOWN OF SURRY is looking for a Code Enforcement Officer. Experience preferred. Up to 20 hours per week. Days and times are flexible. Complete job description is available on our website: If interested, email your resume and references to Darcel Winslow


THE ISLAND PANTRY is open from 5-6:30 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.


LOST STAINED GLASS WINDOW. Early on Sunday, September 18, someone in a red truck came to our house tear down site on Deer Isle and removed a much loved small stained glass window, likely thinking it was trash. No questions asked - please return it - the kids are heartbroken - it would have had a prominent place in our new house and been a link to our past generations.


BLUE HILL. Year-long rental, 3 BD, 1 BA house, with a small fenced-in yard. Dogs are acceptable. No cats! $1,100 a month, no utilities included. Available soon! For more information please contact or call 374-5300.
BROOKSVILLE. Barn/moving sale. Furniture, dishes, household items, more items than last weekend. Last Chance. Saturday only, Sep. 24, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
BROOKSVILLE. Winter rental, Nov 1- April 30; 3 BD, 2 BA fully furnished house, new kitchen appliances, washer/dryer. $1,400 per month plus all utilities (heat, electricity, internet, plowing). No smoking any kind, no pets. References/background check; security dep/first and last month due at signing. Call or text 207-322-5618.
DEER ISLE. Seasonal rental. November 1-May 1. 3 BD, 2 BA farmhouse on Greenlaw District Road. $1,200/mo. Utilities not included. No pets. No smoking. Contact Rachael 207-409-7322.
WINTER RENTALS AVAILABLE Call Nichole 207-664-4789.


ALWAYS BUYING OLD BOOKS. Will make house calls for larger collections. No paperbacks please. Andre Strong Bookseller, Blue Hill. 374-8825.

HAND TOOLS WANTED to buy: Chisels, planes, spoke shaves, adzs, axes, calipers, hammers, etc. Stanley, Starrett, Bailey etc. Collections and estate lots. Leave message at 888-405-2007. Liberty Tool Co., Liberty, Maine, open 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Thur.-Mon. and Hulls Cove Tool Barn, Bar Harbor, open 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday or call Skip 288-5126.

Yard Sales

BLUE HILL. Central Hall, 306 Falls Bridge Road. Sat., Sep. 24, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. & Sun., Sep. 25, 8 a.m.-12 p.m., ($1/bag on Sun.).
CASTINE: 76 Battle Ave. Sat., Oct. 1. 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Manor Inn Barn Sale. Hundreds of books, furniture, kitchen items, pictures, frames and miscellaneous treasures.



There will be a brief public hearing on Monday, September 26, at 5:45 p.m. during the weekly Select Board meeting to adopt the new 2022-2023 General Assistance Ordinance appendices. To review the proposed maximums for Hancock County, please visit


There will be a liquor license and special amusement renewal application hearing for Barncastle held on Monday, September 26, at 5:45 p.m. during the weekly Select Board meeting.


The Brooksville Board of Selectmen will hold a public meeting to review and adopt the newest General Assistance Ordinance Appendix in accordance with Title 22 MRSA § 4305 on Wed., Sep. 28, 2022 at 9:30 a.m. at the Brooksville Public Service Building. For more information call 326-4518.