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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 & 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.
AVALON NAILS – Under new ownership! Quality nail care for hands/feet with health/wellness focus, specializing in pedicures. Relaxing atmosphere, off-street parking, downtown Blue Hill. 266-4386.

Bob Martyn's
Lawn Service
Property Maintenance

CARPENTRY, FLOOR SANDING and Refinishing. David M. Carter, Mines Rd., Blue Hill. Experienced/Insured. Call for estimates. 374-5771.
CHAIRS. Caned, rush or splint. 31 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.
EAGLE CUSTOM WORK. Carpentry, masonry, cabinetry, no job too small or too big! Serving all areas. 355-5902 or 326-8232 after 6 p.m.
HARDSCRABBLE STONE. Septic systems, house lots, excavation services, landscape construction. Office number 702-9161 or 479-2931.
JEFF'S ROTARY MOWING & MORE. Field mowing and fall cleanup. 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.
LANDSCAPING DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION Accepting landscaping proposals for 2022-23 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.
RAY WEED PLUMBING & HEATING. Complete plumbing and heating service, installation and maintenance. 367-5005.
RIVERSIDE CHIMNEY SWEEP. Chimney sweeping and waterproofing, stainless steel liners and caps, dryer vent cleaning. John Gray, Orland, ME. 949-0781.

James & Scott Strout

STUMP GRINDING. Call Paul, 460-0013.


VINYL BOAT LETTERING based in Stonington. or 479-6896.

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

LAMB Wholes & Halves Tanned Fleeces Zodi Farm

JOHN DEERE 3320 TRACTOR with soft removable heated cab, 2005 model serviced annually. Includes J.D. snowblower & chains, rock rake, 5’ sicklebar mower, sandspreader $26,500. Heavy duty Wallenstein wood chipper $4,500. Call Christina 367-2690.


TUTORING IN READING, writing, math, critical thinking, and more for students, age 14-adult. Emphasis on traditional methods and content. Private instruction in classical texts available. 25 years experience teaching at university level and working with young people at local summer camp. Free consultation. For more information please contact Alex at

Jobs Available

Available Positions

Maintenance- FT with benefits

Waitstaff / Dishwasher- PT evenings / weekends

CNA / PSS / CRMA- FT night shift with benefits Housekeeper- FT 30 hours with benefits

Earn your CRMA for free!
(207) 374-5789

Blue Hill Co-op is hiring!

Open positions include cashiers, Cafe counter staff, line cooks, and produce quality assurance specialist. Part-time and full-time hours available.

Go to
for more information

Full-time Ed Tech III

George Stevens Academy, an independent 9-12 town academy in Blue Hill, is looking to hire a full-time ed tech III for the 2021-2022 school year. This job entails working one-on-one as well as in regular classrooms for support.
Qualifications include obtaining and maintaining authorization as an ed tech III with the Maine Department of Education, and a successful background, criminal records, fingerprinting, and reference check.
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 three reference letters, to David Stearns, 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 Applications close when a suitable candidate is found.


Island Heritage Trust (IHT); a full-time, year-round, salaried position. The Outreach Manager’s primary focus is the planning and implementation of recruitment, engagement, and communications activities. Additionally, the Outreach Manager will perform general office clerical work, provide support for staff, and oversee inventory, sales, and staffing of the Nature Shop. The Outreach Manager works closely with all staff and volunteers and reports to the Executive Director. The ideal candidate should convey an enthusiastic interest in land conservation and in the Deer Isle-Stonington community through strong communication, organizational, interpersonal, problem solving, and computer skills. Compensation is roughly $35-37K annually, to start, DOE. Benefits include paid holidays, vacation time, and personal days, as well as a health reimbursement arrangement (HRA). Email your cover letter, resume, and three references to; visit IHT’s website for the full position description: outreach-manager/ The position will remain open until filled.

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is looking to add enthusiastic, customer-focused professionals to our team in Deer Isle, ME.
If you are someone who takes pride in providing prompt, efficient and accurate service to customers, please log on to
and apply today.

CLEANERS NEEDED FOR 2022 for Saturday changeovers on Spruce Island. Ride on the Sealegs amphibious boat from Stonington to Spruce Island. Leave Stonington at 8:30 a.m. and return by about 12:30 p.m on Saturdays. Please email, text, or call Colie ODonnell for details: 978-318-9310.
CUSTODIAN/MAINTENANCE position. 15 hours per week. Flexible afternoon/evening hours. Competitive pay. Email: for more information.

Signing Bonus of $400,
paid 90 days after hire

Downeast Community Partners, serving Washington and Hancock counties, is seeking part-time drivers to join its transportation team in the Ellsworth area. We provide transportation to individuals in need of rides for medical, educational and other necessary appointments. Extensive training is provided to all drivers in order to provide safe and timely transportation as required by our transportation contracts.
No Commercial driver’s license required but candidates must have clean driving record, pass criminal and child protective background checks and meet drug and alcohol testing requirements.
Apply today to join our team assisting your neighbors overcome the challenge of finding safe, reliable transportation when they need it most.
Send application/resume and references to: Downeast Community Partners, Attn: Human Resource Dept., PO Box 648, Ellsworth, ME 04605 or download an application on our website at
Send resumes to:
EXPERIENCED CARPENTER/HANDYPERSON for two historic cottages in Sunset, Deer Isle. Willing to pay a retainer to respond occasionally during the summer rental season, plus an hourly rate. Off season work includes maintenance and larger projects. This is not a caretaker position. References required. 301-325-1035.
EXPERIENCED CLEANING CREW for 2022 summer season, June 1- September 30. 2 cottages in Sunset, Deer Isle. Saturday turnover for one or both most weekends. Plus opening and closing before/after season. References. Please call Susan 301- 325-1035.
GARY'S FUEL SERVICE in Penobscot is hiring for the following positions: Full, part-time or seasonal licensed oil burner/propane technician; full, part-time or seasonal licensed CDL with Hazmat endorsement oil/propane delivery driver. Benefits include competitive salary, paid holidays, vacation time, health insurance and Simple IRA. 326-8808.
HEAD GARDENER in Castine, one day per week, maintaining established gardens for two properties starting 2022 season. Possibly another day working with head gardener (me) on another property. Pay based on experience. If interested please email subject line Castine Gardener.
KITCHEN HELP WANTED. All shifts, wait staff, bussers, dishwashers and prep-cooks. Cooks needed, salary negotiable based on experience and productivity, time and a half on Sundays. Call the Harbor Cafe and ask for Delbert, 367-5099 or 367-6530.
LOOKING FOR P/T GARDENER 2022 season. 2-3 days a week. North Deer Isle. Flexible days/hours. Vegetable garden, perennial beds, annuals. Call 348-2925 or 917-495-6745.
OPERA HOUSE ARTS seeks an Education Associate. Working closely with the Executive Director and Artistic Director, the Education Associate ensures the successful implementation of OHA’s educational programming for all ages. The position is a year-round, part-time position, the Education Associate is crucial in the smooth and productive running of OHA’s education programming and residency program. Compensation is $20–$22 per hour based on experience. More info on the position and how to apply can be found at


Substitutes Wanted!

Deer Isle-Stonington CSD is looking for a substitute cook/assistant to support our school lunch program as a fill-in when needed. Experience in food service preferred. Viable candidates will be offered paid training. All substitutes must have their Criminal History Record Check completed.

One (1) Long-Term
Substitute Wanted!

One long term substitute wanted for the 21-22 school year. Criminal History Record Checks are required.

251 N. Deer Isle Rd., Unit 1
Deer Isle, ME 04627
Telephone 348-9100 Email:

Deer Isle- Stonington
Elementary School

K-4 Special Education Teacher

Opening for a Primary Special Education Teacher at Deer Isle-Stonington Elementary School. DISES is looking for licensed special education teachers to provide specially designed instruction in both regular education classrooms and pull out settings(where necessary). Experience in math and literacy workshop model instruction is a plus. Should be able to communicate effectively with parents, regular education teachers, related service providers, and collaterals. Position will be filled when a suitable candidate is found. Maine certification required.

251 N. Deer Isle Rd., Unit 1
Deer Isle, ME 04627
Telephone 348-9100

Deer Isle-Stonington High School

Ed Tech II or III

Certification required or ability to obtain.

251 N. Deer Isle Rd., Unit 1
Deer Isle, ME 04627
Telephone (207) 348-9100

Deer Isle-Stonington High School

Grades 8-12 English-Language Arts Teacher

Deer Isle-Stonington High School is looking for a Grades 8-12 ELA teacher who holds an unwavering belief that every student can grow and succeed, who will provide a positive classroom environment that is conducive to learning, will work collaboratively, be self directed, and build authentic, caring relationships with colleagues, students and families. Having a great sense of humor will assist the successful candidate build lasting relationships and take advanatage of our small class sizes. Qualified applicants will have a strong knowledge of literacy and writing and the ability to help prepare students for further career or college aspirations should apply.

251 N. Deer Isle Rd., Unit 1
Deer Isle, ME 04627
Telephone 348-9100

Administrative Assistant
Brooksville School

Come join the team at Brooksville Elementary School, a small PreK - 8 school in the beautiful coastal town of Brooksville on the Blue Hill peninsula. We’re seeking an organized and professional administrative assistant who will ensure the smooth operation of the principal’s office and support the overall mission of the school. Working knowledge of Google Suite, PowerSchool and ADS is a plus. Former school experience is preferred.
Candidates must be able to pass a background check, hold a valid Maine Department of Education CHRC or be willing to obtain one upon hire.
Please contact:

Susan Duddy
Administrative Assistant
School Union #93
20 Hinckley Ridge Road
Blue Hill, ME 04614

Applications close when a suitable candidate is found.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Fall Coaches
2021-22 School Year
Blue Hill Consolidated School

Fall Coaches wanted
Boys A and Girls A Basketball coaches
Boys B and Girls B Basketball coaches
Coach for Basketball Clinic Needed
Cheering Coach needed
These positions will start mid November, and are all stipended positions.
To receive an application contact the Superintendent of School Office, at 20 Hinckley Ridge Rd, Blue Hill, or call 374-9927, or via email at
Applications close when a suitable candidate is found.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Social Worker
Surry Elementary School

Come join the team at Surry Elementary School, a small PreK - 8 school in the beautiful coastal town of Surry, right outside of Ellsworth. We are seeking applications for a School Social Worker for the 2021-2022 school year. This position is grant funded for the 2021-22 school year, with the possibility of extending into next year.
The position requires strong communication skills, experience working with children and families, strong cultural competence, and the ability to work with broad scope of individuals from varying socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds
Must have the appropriate educational background - Masters level LCSW/LMSW preferred, Bachelors level social work considered. CHRC certification required.
Please contact:

Susan Duddy
Administrative Assistant
School Union #93
20 Hinckley Ridge Road
Blue Hill, ME 04614

Applications close when a suitable candidate is found.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Special Education Teacher
Grades K - 4
Blue Hill Consolidated School

The Blue Hill Consolidated School is seeking a certified special education teacher to work with students in grades K-4. This position has responsibilities of case management, IEP development, oversight of educational technicians, and development of specially designed instruction.
BHCS has a Pre-K to Grade 8 population of approximately 250-students and is located in the center of a busy, thriving town, in the heart of the Blue Hill Peninsula.
This position requires Maine DOE Certificate 282, or obtainable, and current Maine Department of Education CHRC (fingerprinting).
Please contact:

Susan Duddy
Administrative Assistant
School Union #93
20 Hinckley Ridge Road
Blue Hill, ME 04614

Applications close when a suitable candidate is found.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

We’re hiring!
Surry Elementary School

$1,500 bonus for each
position below:

Bus Driver: morning and afternoon routes. Ed Techs II and III: (3) openings.
Come join the team at Surry Elementary School, a small PreK - 8 school in the beautiful coastal town of Surry.
Application deadline: Open until suitable candidates are found.
To request an application, please contact:

Susan Duddy, Administrative Assistant
School Union #93
20 Hinckley Ridge Road
Blue Hill, ME 04614

SNOW PLOW DRIVERS. The Town of Stonington seeks drivers with Class B (CDL) and Class C for the town plowing crew. Apply at town office or online at, 367-2351.
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

EXPERIENCED CAREGIVER. Kind and honest man with 18 years experience as CNA and EMT. Integrity, humor, excellent resume and references. Daniel Hays, 266-5054.
EXPERIENCED CLEANERS seeking after hours cleaning position. Libraries, churches, office, etc. Excellent references. Call or text 701-7408.


ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets Monday nights at 6 p.m. at the Deer Isle Congregational Church, and Saturday nights at 7 p.m. at the Stonington Community Center.
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.


BLUE HILL. House rental, 3BR, 2BA. $1,700/mo. excluding utilities. Plowing included. Bright, comfortable, recently renovated. No pets, no smoking. References. Available Nov. 1 through May 15, 2022. Call Chris 305-299-9767.
BLUE HILL. Well-lit, airy, beamed ceiling, hardwood floor, finished space available for rent. Approx. 1,000 sq. ft. Ideal for yoga, dance, artist's retreat/gallery, professional offices. Heat, A/C, internet included. Shared kitchen and meeting space. Ample parking. Price negotiable. Call Phil at 858-337-8871.
STONINGTON. 1BR cottage for rent, Airport Rd. $1,000/mo. plus utilities. Call 272-8486.
STONINGTON. House for rent, next to Burnt Cove Market and hardware store. 4BR, 2BA, furnished, cable TV and internet. Rent negotiable. Call 272-8486.

Yard Sales

BLUE HILL. Sat. and Sun., October 23-24 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Antique furniture and household items. Everything must go! 539 Falls Bridge Rd.
DEER ISLE. Barn Sale, Sat., Oct. 23, 8:30 a.m. Rain or shine. Antiques, collectibles, Christmas items, quality clothing, vintage toys, much more. 365 Sunset Rd.
STONINGTON. 121 N Main St., Sat., Oct. 23, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. New and used toys, clothing, books, learning games, kids’ rocking chairs, party supplies, art canvases, new Christmas trains, much more.


2021 Deer Isle-Stonington
Shellfish Conservation
Conservation Projects

October 29, 2021, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Bring your boots for this event.

All projects meet at the Deer Isle Town Office and are 4 hours each, rain or shine. You must stay for the full event to get credit. In order to obtain your Commercial Shellfish License you must have 7 hours of conservation work.
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

SCHOOL UNION 76 Invitation to Bid

Deer Isle-Stonington CSD #13 is re-seeking bids to supply #2 Heating Oil and Propane Gas for the 2021-2022 school year. Interested parties may contact the Superintendent’s Office at 348-9100 for bid sheets. Sealed bids will be received at the School Union 76 Office in Deer Isle, ME until 4 p.m. on Friday, October 29, 2021. Bids will be opened at their next School Board meeting. The School Board reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids and to accept other than the low bid in the best interest of the schools. School Union 76 schools are equal opportunity employers.


There will be an Amusement Permit hearing for Pub Ciao, LLC DBA Blaze Blue Hill scheduled for November 1, 2021 at 5:45 p.m. Information is available on our website


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, 2021 at 7 p.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.