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WARRANTIED AND INSPECTED used cars, trucks and SUVs, starting at $3,000. Ron's 367-2757.


TARTAN 30' SAILBOAT to share. Moored in Benjamin River. Call Serge, 374-5370.
WALKER BAY 8' SAIL BOAT. Row, motor, sail or tow, $300. Call Gary at 359-5516.

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.
ARBORGREEN TREE CARE & Forest Management. Removals, planting, pruning, cabling, fire and tick prevention. Licensed, insured. Joshua Burhoe, 479-2761.
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.
DL FURROW LANDSCAPING DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION. New landscapes and refurbishments. Gardens, Lawns, Ponds, Dry-Laid Fieldstone and Granite. 367-5010.

ENGLISH GARDENER Vegetable/Perennial Gardens Maintenance/New Projects CALL 382-3261

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!
JEFF'S ROTARY MOWING and more. Yard work, lawn mowing and rototilling with tractor. 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 Bicycle Service and Repair Parts and Accessories New Location 37 Felicity Lane Blue Hill Open by Appointment 374-3230

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.
RIDGE ROAD LAWN CARE. Lawn mowing and trimming as well as spring and fall clean-ups. Free quotes. Fully insured. Call 418-7816.
STUMP GRINDING. Call Paul, 460-0013.
VINYL BOAT LETTERING. New business based in Stonington. Price is $100 for 2 bow, 1 stern and hailing port.

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

For Sale

IH FARMALL CUB TRACTOR, 1950, serial #104385, with 105 balanced head mower. Both in good working condition. $2,900. Nick 802-505-1024. Sedgwick.


9' BOSTON WHALER. Needs extensive repair. Free, you pick up. Sedgwick. 479-4383.


BEECH HILL ARTS. Individual art instruction with experienced AP high school art teacher re: college acceptance portfolio, school selection and merit scholarships. Accepting serious students, ages 15-adult. Call Eric Hoover 978-726-7116.

Island Meadow Arts Summer Program
Landscape Drawing and Painting June 16 - July 9 Wednesdays ages 6-9, 9:30-2:30 Fridays ages 10-14, 9:30-2:30
Sculpture and Natural Arts August 4 -27 Wednesdays ages 6-9, 9:30-2:30 Fridays ages 10-14, 9:30-2:30
All About Animals June 19 - July 10 Saturdays ages 4-6, 9:30-12:00
Nature Arts August 7 - 28 Saturdays ages 4-6, 9:30-12:00

Jobs Available

CRMA/CNA – Part-time
Signing Bonus of $250, to be paid 30 days after hire.

Downeast Community Partners is looking for a certified CRMA/CNA to work at our Friendship Cottage location in Blue Hill on a part-time basis of 25 hours per week. The goal of Friendship Cottage is to help seniors remain physically active and socially engaged through access to our adult day program.
Personal care plans that address each individual’s needs. Provides participation in the provision of a safe and secure environment.
Required qualifications: CRMA and a CNA license. Prior work history as a CNA or CRMA in a residential medical facility. Willing to transport consumers. Clean driving record. Reliable transportation. Pass criminal background checks.
If you are interested in working with a strong team providing a healthy and productive daytime environment for seniors, then please qualified candidates are asked to send their resume and cover letter to DCP is an equal opportunity employer.

E-Commerce Business Development

Greenhead Lobster is seeking an individual to join our team for our E-Commerce Business Development position. Responsibilities will include managing our direct-to-consumer business for our seasonal Retail Shop, e-commerce orders, direct to restaurant customers, and customer service. This position recommends e-commerce experience and knowledge in Microsoft Office. Competitive wages and great growth opportunities. Additional skills include attention to detail, confidentiality, and excellent communication. All interested applicants, please send resume to No drop-ins please.

Lobster Smack Boat Captain

Greenhead Lobster is looking for a full-time self-motivated, organized, and efficient individual to join our team as a Smack Boat Captain from early June to the end of December. Duties will include, but not limited to, operating the boat to and from the outer island dealing with live lobsters and bait. Seeking an individual with at least 3-5 years’ experience of operating a boat. Please send resumes to Please no drop ins or phone calls.


We have 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 50lbs, 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

Now hiring for several immediate openings:
Apply in person between 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Applications available at


Office Manager

Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County has an employment opportunity for a multi-faceted position supporting internal functions for the organization and interfacing with the community in many capacities. This is a full time position with some benefits.
Required skills and attributes: Strong interpersonal skills, proven team player and demonstrated understanding of the delicate and confidential nature of hospice work; Social service background preferred and ability to take the hospice volunteer training required; Adept at using computer software: (Word, Excel, data base management, Quick Books, Publisher) and other common office technology; Ability to use online communications (e.g. Zoom, Google Suites) Ability to communicate clearly with diverse client base, both verbally and in writing; Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to manage details accurately; Ability to coordinate volunteer operations for office and community projects; Coordinate hospitality for small to medium-size groups; Position requires frequently moving medical equipment such as wheel chairs and hospital beds, up to 50 pounds; and ascending/descending stairs; Be fully vaccinated with COVID19 vaccine prior to employment.
Job responsibilities include: Supports program staff/volunteers/Board/committees as needed including overseeing the process for maintaining volunteer records, fielding phone inquiries, referrals, registrations and trainings; Assures quality service and efficient operation of HVHC office, including physical space, organization and housekeeping; Responsible for identifying needs related to office systems, office equipment and supplies; Coordinates and oversees office volunteers; Supports the organization’s procedures to ensure accurate bank deposits, financial reports and data base management; Organizes HVHC meetings and events including logistics, set-up, volunteer support, record keeping, organizing handouts, food and reporting; Performs other duties as assigned.
Review of applications is ongoing.
Interested applicants will submit a resume with cover letter specifically addressing the above qualifications to:

Jody Wolford-Tucker, Executive Director Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County 14 McKenzie Avenue Ellsworth, Maine 04605


The Blue Hill Harbor School is an innovative and progressive independent, choice-based high school located on the coast of Maine in Blue Hill. We provide a creative and responsive environment in which our students take ownership of their learning by aligning their curriculum to their own unique interests and pursuits.
We are looking for a certified Ed. Tech., preferably Level III, on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., May 4 - June 18, 2021. $20.00 per hour.
Please contact Katie or Andrew for more information at 374-5501 or

Housekeeping & Laundry CNAs Cooks & Dietary Aides

Seaport Village is hiring staff in Housekeeping & Laundry, CNAs, Cooks and Dietary Aides. If you have been affected by job closures or temporary layoffs, please contact us for more information on these positions.

Please email:

Island Nursing Home, a community supported facility, is not just a nursing home, it is family. It is friends with kindness and compassion. It is a community of sharing and love. It is “home."
We have the following opportunities available:

*Residential Care Director Full-time position for an RN/LPN

*RN Charge Nurse $37-$42/hr LPN Charge Nurse $30-$35/hr Tuition Reimbursement Evenings/Nights 6 p.m.-6 a.m.
*Housekeeping Full-time on Days $2,000 Sign-on Bonus
*CNA-M Full-time on Evenings $19.87-$24.72/hr *CNA Full- and Part-time on all shifts $18-$23.55/hr
*CRMA Full-time on Days $18-$23.55/hr

Benefits for full-time positions include medical and vision, life insurance, competitive salaries, paid sick/vacation time, weekend and shift differentials, holiday pay, travel pay, no interest loans and more.
Interested candidates, please contact Lori Morey at 348-6511 or email

Evening Cook Evening Prep Morning Dishwasher Housekeeper
Mid May–Early October. Good pay, friendly work environment.
359-4651 • Ask for Kim Equal Opportunity Employer

Social Services Director

Seaport Village is seeking a Social Services Director. Requires current Maine Social Worker License and a minimum of the Bachelor's Degree in social work or other social science from an accredited university.

If interested please email:


The Island Employee Cooperative is now accepting applications for year-round employment in both Burnt Cove Market in Stonington and The Galley in Deer Isle. We are an employee-owned cooperative that offers flexible scheduling, paid time off for part-time and full-time employees, store discounts at all of Island Employee Cooperative stores, and more. Stop on by Burnt Cove Market at 1 Burnt Cove Road in Stonington or The Galley at 278 N. Deer Isle Road in Deer Isle for an application or you can download and fill out an application at No phone calls please!
AFTER-HOURS CLEANING person wanted for busy downtown Blue Hill retail space. Year-round position. 4-8 hours per month. Please contact Cullen at 266-6137.
ARAGOSTA AT GOOSE COVE is currently accepting resumes for our upcoming summer season. We are looking for hardworking, dedicated individuals to join both our kitchen and housekeeping teams. Experience is preferred, but not required, and both full- and part-time work is available. Our season is from May through October. Call 348-6900 or send an email to to apply.
ARBORVINE RESTAURANT in Blue Hill has dining room positions available: hostess/host, bussers and servers. Kitchen positions available: sous chef, prep cook, seafood shucker and dish washers. Please call 374-2119, ask for Beth or Tim.
BLUE HILL CO-OP. The Cafe´ is looking for friendly, reliable people. Come join our crew in this fun, creative work environment with a supportive staff and air conditioned kitchen. Full-time and part-time hours available. The produce department is seeking a part-time produce stocker. Apply online or ask for an application at customer service.
BLUE HILL INN is currently accepting applications for the upcoming summer season. Come join our fun and professional crew at our historic inn right in the heart of Blue Hill. Positions available include Room Attendants and Breakfast Waitstaff. Season is May through October. Call 374-2844 or send an email to for an application.

BOAT DETAILER/CLEANER Part-time Atlantic Boat Company, 355 Flye Point, Brooklin, Maine

Qualified individual to clean boats. Individual will wash, clean, and vacuum interior and exterior of boats for customer deliveries. This is a position that is part-time from May-end of July. Qualifications: Comfortable with heights, and working on the water. Reliable. Please email for an application.
BOAT INSPECTOR. Toddy Pond, Orland launch. May 28-Sept 6. 9-27 hours/wk. $15/hr. Information at Must have own transportation. Seniors welcome. Contact Lucy 207-266-3212.
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.
BROOKLIN INN is hiring cooks with a reverence for local and seasonal ingredients to join our kitchen team. We seek creative thinkers who want to learn from each other and contribute to a collaborative kitchen environment. No traditional hierarchical structures here! The Brooklin Inn is a One Fair Wage establishment. Tips are pooled among all hourly employees and average hourly rates range between $20-30/hour. Year-round positions may be available for the right candidate. For full job descriptions visit our website,


The Town of Castine is seeking responsible individuals to work as Dock Attendants at the town dock during the 2021 boating season.
A job packet is available at the town office and on the “Employment” page of town website (
To apply, submit an employment application by mail or email by Friday, May 7, 2021 to:

Castine Harbor Master PO Box 204 Castine, ME 04421

The Town of Castine is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
EXPERIENCED LANDSCAPE design/build applicants. Must have reliable transportation. Please send resume/references to GMDG, PO Box 313, Blue Hill, 04614.
FAIRWINDS FLORIST & Peninsula Provisions are looking for new team members! We have full- and part-time positions available for Delivery Driver, Summer Support, Barista/Sandwich Maker and Gardener. Successful candidates will be mask-wearing, food and flower loving, clean and organized, team oriented, and gracious with the public. Competitive wages based on experience. Applicants should send résumé and letter of introduction to
GENERAL LABORER. 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 apply in person.

HOUSEKEEPING w/Witham Family Hotels: Seasonal PT and FT positions w/flexible hours. Training available for the right candidate. Perks include end of season bonus, housing, 401(k), employee discounts, free activities, ocean views, employee assistance programs, and employee recognition programs. Please email resume or inquire at or 801-2705.
JANITORIAL POSITION. Immediate opening for part-time employment at Billings Diesel & Marine Serivce, Inc. Please apply in person or call 367-2328 for an interview.

JOIN THE MAGIC Food Bus team! Want to get involved in serving your community? Love food and want to share it? Healthy Peninsula is looking for someone to work with our Magic Food Bus Coordinator on our Healthy Eating initiative, where we share fresh vegetables and healthy eating education/resources to improve the health and well being of residents in the nine towns across our peninsula service area. Send letter of interest, resume, and references to or PO Box 945, Blue Hill, ME 04614. Call 542-2963 for more information.
KOLLEGEWIDGWOK YACHT CLUB seeking dock hand, 40 hrs/week, June 14-Sep. 6. Small boat handling skills and driver's license preferred, but not essential. Call Chris 812-5967 or KYC 374-5581.
LEGAL ASSISTANT / OFFICE SUPPORT to manage estates and assist in real estate practice; prior experience in law office not a requirement. Excellent computer skills required; Quickbooks familiarity a plus. Must be an organized self starter. 3/4 to full-time position. Competitive wages and benefits. Send resume to Ellen Best, PO Box 386, Blue Hill, ME 04614 or email to
LITTLE BAY LOBSTER, STONINGTON. LOOKING FOR a motivated hard working Dock Hand for 2021 season. We offer free room and board and good wages. Call 367-5020 to apply.
MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN w/Witham Family Hotels: Seasonal PT and FT w/flexible hours – potential for full-time, year-round. Training available for the right candidate. Perks include end of season bonus, housing, 401(k), employee discounts, free activities, ocean views, employee assistance programs, and employee recognition programs. Please email resume or inquire at or 801-2705.
P/T HANDYMAN wanted in Brooksville. Call Bob, 326-8641.
P/T HELP NEEDED. Miscellaneous garden and farm. Flexible hours, mostly 9 a.m.-2 p.m. No experience needed. Need own transportation. Will pay $15-20/hr. Brooksville and Surry. Bob Jones, 326-8641.
PERSONAL ASSISTANT NEEDED, Stonington location. Full-time job, flexible hours, lots of variety including: gardening, landscaping, unskilled woodworking and carpentry, interior and exterior painting, housecleaning, forestry work, etc. Contact David 207-272-8486.
PERSONAL ASSISTANT. 25-30 hours/week with vehicle for a still-active older couple spending summer 2021 on Deer Isle. Tasks may include daily transportation to and from Blue Hill, assistance with shopping, errands, off-island excursions, and simple meal prep. Familiarity with basic iPhone and MacBook functions a plus. Mostly daytime hours starting July 5-Sep. 8. Occasional evening work and rides to/from Bangor airport. Must provide references, valid driver's license, and proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Interview via Zoom. Please text 310-702-4466.
PILGRIM'S INN IS HIRING! Breakfast cook and housekeeping positions available. All positions are part time and weekends/holidays required. We have a dedicated team of hospitality pros. Email for an application.
RECEPTIONIST to greet guests and take reservations at Oakland House Seaside Resort in Brooksville. Ideal job for one who enjoys meeting new people and working with a team., 359-8521.

SCHOOL UNION 93 Ed Tech III Position 2020-21 School Year Blue Hill Consolidated School

Ed Tech III Blue Hill Consolidated School (BHCS)
Ed Tech III, regular education wanted for the remainder of the 20-21 school year; April 26 to June 17, 2021. This is a per hour position. This position desires Maine ed tech certificate, and current Maine Department of Education CHRC (fingerprinting) required.
Contact Principal Shelly Schildroth with any questions at 374-2202 or To request an application, contact the office of the Superintendent of Schools, Mark Hurvitt, PO Box 630, 20 Hinckley Ridge Road, Blue Hill, ME. 04614. Phone is 374-9927; or via email:
Applications close when a suitable candidate is found.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Boatyard Commissioning Technician

Work includes polishing/waxing, painting, cleaning and assisting in a wide range of processes. This is a seasonal position with opportunity for advancement for motivated person. No experience required. Painting skills a plus. Good pay.

Boat Moving & Rigging Person

Requires a familiarity with forklifts and other heavy equipment. Crane operation desirable. General boat experience a plus. Full-time position year-round. Excellent pay and benefits.

Seal Cove Boatyard Brooksville, Maine 326-4422

STERNHAND. Inshore lobster boat located in Brooksville looking for sternhand. Please text 207-671-1447.
WE'RE LOOKING FOR a cleaner to help with a seasonal rental in Deer Isle. Spring cleaning, end of season cleaning, Saturdays. Competitive wage and end of season bonus. Call Rachael 409-7322.
YARD WORK/OUTDOOR odd jobs helper wanted. Spring/ summer; flexible hours/days; varying hours/week as needed; Penobscot. Contact Gerry, 664- 9164.

Jobs Wanted

EXPERIENCED CAREGIVER. Kind and honest man with 17 years experience. CNA, integrity, humor, excellent resume and references. Daniel Hays, 266-5054.
LOOKING FOR WORK moving brush and big trees. Prefer to work for summer residents. Free estimates. Call 460-0994.
PART-TIME CARPENTER/HANDYMAN. Can do just about anything. Call Gerry, 660-1880.


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.

Real Estate

LAND FOR SALE in Penosbscot. Various parcels. Call owner, 610-0484.


BEECH HILL ARTS. New to market, prime commercial rentals, downtown Blue Hill, art studios/healing arts/office spaces available as soon as 5/15. Call Pandora 978-726-3444 or Eric 978-726-7116.
DEER ISLE. Renovated studio cottage, with laundry hookup. No smoking, no pets. $700/month, heat not included. 617-965-0611.
HOUSEMATE WANTED. Seeking adult nonsmoking person to share new home in North Sedgwick/South Blue Hill. First floor suite of home, kitchen usage, own bathroom, W/D, TV, WiFi, all furnished, utilities included. $700/month plus security, references. Available immediately. No Pets. Text 207-560-5938 or email

PRIME BLUE HILL LOCATION Professional, well maintained office space for lease in upscale building
530 +/- square feet * Private office space and reception area
1,150 +/- square feet * Provides ample room to social distance
* 3+ Executive style offices * Sizable reception/entrance area * Plumbing run to most rooms * Private bath and storage
This luxurious building offers Paved Parking, Radiant Heat, A/C and more! High Speed Internet Available
Call Annie Grindal 374-2254

Rentals Wanted

FULLY VACCINATED, advanced-age senior (has some assisted living in place). Wants one story, small cottage or room with private bath and kitchenette or kitchen privileges. 2-4 month summer rental, Sept./Oct. possible or portion of that time. Will make deposit to reserve. Call Arthur, 207-899-8238.
SINGLE SENIOR seeking 1-2BR, commuting distance to Blue Hill Consolidated for F/T volunteer hours. Local references. Rental assistance up to $860, must include all. Marian McMahon, 610-0144 (no texts).


TWO KITTENS with mousing potential to live happy outdoor lives at Deer Isle Hostel and Homestead. Contact us at or 348-2308.

Yard Sales

BLUE HILL. Moving Sale. Sat.-Sun., April 24-25, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Furniture, household items, log splitter, misc. yard tools, antique armoire, scuba gear. 18 Lupin Lane (Greens Hill).


Deer Isle-Stonington Shellfish Conservation Committee 2021 Conservation Events Schedule

1. April 24, 2021, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Bring gloves
Meet at Deer Isle Town Hall
parking lot.

All events are rain or shine and each event will count as 4 hours of conservation time towards your shellfish license.


The Stonington Water Company will be flushing its fire hydrants April 26, 27 and 28, 2021. During this time period, you may notice intermittent pressure fluctuations and occasional discoloration of the tap water. The discoloration caused by the flushing process due to the presence of iron. It is recommended that you run your cold water for a short period of time following flushing on your street to remove this discoloration. Do not use chlorine bleach products during this time period as it may react with the iron compounds and stain your clothing. Call the Stonington Water Company at 367-2351 x15 if you have any questions.


The Town of Blue Hill is looking for a volunteer to serve on the Marine Resources Committee for a 3 year term. If you are interested please contact Shawna Ambrose, Town Administrator at 374-2281.


There will be a Liquor and Amusement license renewal hearing for Boatyard Grill on April 26, 2021 at 5:45 p.m. Information can be found at the Town of Blue Hill website,


Lottery registration for non-resident commercial shellfish licenses will be at the Brooklin Town Office, 23 Bay Rd., on Tuesday May 4, 2021 from 8–9 a.m. Lottery drawing will be held at 9 a.m.
Based on the number of resident commercial licenses sold in 2020, 1 non-resident commercial license will be sold immediately following the lottery.
The cost for a non-resident commercial license will be $400.00. An additional $2.00 clerk fee will be charged to each license. All license sales will start at 9 a.m. May 4, 2021.
Please maintain social distancing and facial masks are required.
The Brooklin Shellfish Committee meets the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Town Office.


There will be a public hearing to consider an application from The Lookout Inn, Inc. for a Liquor License Permit on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at 3:30 p.m. at the Town Office.