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2012 CHEVY CAPTIVA 73,000 miles, FWD, $6,995. 2010 Honda CRV-L $9,450. 2007 Honda Accord, $5,295. All serviced and inspected. Qualified financing. Ron's, Stonington. 367-2757.
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

"LET US CLEAN". Local girls with good references. Available when needed. Taking holiday bookings. Call 479-5870. Can leave a message.
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.
ATV, OUTBOARD, SMALL Engine Repair and Service. All makes and models. Vintage farm tractors, generators, tillers, lawn tractors and mowers. Free pickup and delivery. Minimal downtime. Emergency calls, 359-8728.
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.
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!
HOUSE CLEANING. Seasonal vacation openings, closings. Dependable, meticulous, and thorough. Excellent references. Call Jen, 359-8728.
JEFF'S ROTARY MOWING & MORE. Fall clean up. Yard work, leaf blowing, lawn and field mowing, tree cutting, and chipping. 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.
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.
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

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.

For Sale

1950 FORD 8N TRACTOR + brush hog. Good running condition, used for private field maintenance. Moving south, must sell! 90 N. Sedgwick Rd, tel. 359-9855. Reduced to $3,250.
BLUE HILL. Collection of assorted furnishings and antiques, including candle stand table, drop leaf table suitable for dining, tall dresser, assorted side tables, chairs, lamps, framed prints, and kitchenware. By appointment. Please email
LESLIE ANDERSON STUDIO Holiday Sale. Gifts for anyone who loves Maine - stocking stuffers to statement gifts in oils and watercolors priced for giving. Visit my Sedgwick studio before 12/17 and deduct the frame cost from any oil painting. By appointment only, masks required,, 207-615-8915.
TAKING ORDERS for fresh scallops. Please call 266-2759.


ROOSTER; handsome and proud. Buff Orpington, 8 months old, well organized. Contact Craig: 610-733-5586.

Jobs Available


Island Heritage Trust (IHT) seeks a Development Associate to join a small but ambitious non-profit organization dedicated to conserving the natural and cultural heritage of Deer Isle and surrounding islands. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree or higher and substantial fundraising experience, preferably for a land trust or conservation organization, including grants, general fund appeals, and high-capacity donor cultivation. The candidate will have outstanding interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal communication and the ability to both collaborate with others and work independently. A detailed position description can be found at our website: To apply, send cover letter and resume to or mail to Executive Director, Island Heritage Trust, PO Box 42, Deer Isle, ME 04627. Deadline for application: December 15, 2020.
ACCOUNTANT: GROWING CPA firm in Blue Hill seeks CPA or CPA-bound individual for tax and audit. Required: excellent attention to detail; strong written and verbal communication skills; integrity; service-oriented; research skills. Flexible schedule for work/life balance. Excellent growth potential. Compensation DOE. Cover letter and resume to


Billings Diesel & Marine Service, Inc. is a modern full-service boat yard that has been family owned since 1967. We are seeking a person who can perform specific duties to help maintain production within the boatyard. Little or no experience required for this position. If you are a hardworking individual looking for a great work experience with commercial vessels and yachts please send resume to: P.O. Box 67, Stonington, ME 04681 or call 367-2328.
HANDYMAN/GROUNDSKEEPER. Lawn mowing and snow shoveling for Penobscot Bay Press in Stonington. Independent contractor. For more information, call 367-2200.


The Town of Stonington has a full-time position open to help us manage our busy working waterfront and infrastructure of docks, piers, boat landings and beaches here in Stonington. Position requires strong interpersonal skills working with the public, manage seasonal assistants, have basic boating skills, able to do maintenance and repairs on docks and floats, be physically able to lift 50 lbs, have basic office/computer skills. Maine Harbormaster certification is desirable, but willing to train the right person. Must be able to pass a background check and have a valid driver’s license. Position is full-time, benefits, paid holidays. Position will remain open until filled. EOE. Applying by email is preferable to or send job application, resume, and references to:

Town of Stonington Atten: Town Manager Harbormaster Search PO Box 9 Stonington, Maine 04681

STEPHEN MACARTHUR & CO. - COVID conscious company hiring COVID conscious carpenters, skilled and helpers, good character a must, for year-round work with small, friendly, professional outfit. Call 326-9612 and leave a clear message.


ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets every Monday, Deer Isle Congregational Church, 6 p.m.
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.


BLUE HILL. 1BR, second floor apt. Kitchen, dining room, large living room, 1BA. No pets/no smoking. $900/mo. plus security and 1-year lease. References required. Call 374-5222.


Harborview Apartments in Blue Hill is accepting applications to fill our waiting list for 1 and 2-bedroom apartment units. Income requirements apply. Persons 62 years of age or disabled of any age, with or without children are eligible to apply.

Please call 207-985-9740 for an application or more information.
“We are an equal housing organization.”

PENOBSCOT. 1BR apt. on Northern Bay. Includes internet, electric, and 1-car garage space. You pay gas kitchen stove and heat. $1000/mo. Call 249-3505.
PENOBSCOT: Small, newly refurbished, private house waiting for the right individual to make this home. Quiet location just minutes from Blue Hill, Castine and Bucksport. 1BR, office/spare room, living and dining area, kitchen, bathroom. Large yard. Outdoor shed. Unfurnished but has washer, stove and refrigerator. $800/mo. First, last and security required. Minimum 1-year lease. Excellent references a must. Call 326-4765.
WINTER RENTALS AVAILABLE now. Blue Hill and Surry. Please call or text Nichole at 207-664-4789.


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

TAG SALE continues through Sunday by appointment. Remaining odds and ends, hand tools, barbells, rolling wire shelves. Call 359-9855 or email



The Blue Hill School Board will hold a Special Meeting on Friday, November 20, 2020 at 4 p.m. in the Blue Hill Consolidated School Cafeteria and on Zoom. The meeting will be socially distanced. The topic will be a discussion on Thanksgiving travel.


Nomination papers are available at the Deer Isle Town Office as of Wednesday, November 25, 2020. They must be returned no later than the close of business on Tuesday, January 5, 2021.
Nomination papers are available for the following positions:
Selectman, 3-year term. Treasurer/Tax Collector, 1-year term. Town Clerk, 1-year term.

Heather Cormier, Town Clerk


Nomination papers are available from the clerk beginning Wednesday, November 25, 2020, for the following offices:
Third Selectman, Assessor and Overseer of the Poor, 3-year term Tax Collector, 3-year term
Nomination papers due back to the clerk by the end of the day on Monday, January 4, 2021.
Please call the clerk for information, 359-2275 or 326-9012.


The Town of Stonington parking ban is in effect for December 1, 2020 thru April 15, 2021 from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. for Main and West Main Streets for snow removal per the Stonington Parking Ordinance.