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2010 TOYOTA COROLLA, $6,495. 2011 Volvo XC60, $7,495. 2010 Chrysler Town & Country, $7,350. 2013 Nissan Juke, $6,995. Ron's/Stonington, 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.
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. 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.
EXPERIENCED CAREGIVERS specializing in 24 hour care. If you are seeking the finest quality in-home caregiving for your peace of mind, our services include: companion care, cooking, light cleaning, errands, and more. For more information call: Kathy 479-4796 or Terry 460-0401.
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.
RIDGE ROAD LAWN CARE. Lawn mowing and trimming as well as spring and fall clean-ups. Free quotes. Fully insured. Call 418-7816.
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

Jobs Available

Now hiring for several immediate openings: • CASHIERS & RETAIL SALES • GREENHOUSE GROWERS & ASSISTANTS IN ADDITION: • A YEAR-ROUND MAINTENANCE POSITION LIGHT PLUMBING & CARPENTRY, GENERAL REPAIRS Apply in person between 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Applications available at

SCHOOL UNION 76 2020-2021 School Year
Deer Isle Afterschool Program Site Coordinator

Half-time (20 hour-a-week position) Site Coordinator for the AfterSchool Program:​ Great job for someone who enjoys variety and activity in their day - may include outdoor time, our Nature Trail, working with teams of colleagues, working with students individually and in small groups, and bits of documentation, data entry, and working with remote technology. Hours are M-Th 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Position to be filled as soon as a suitable applicant is found. Pay commensurate with experience. Follows the school year calendar, with four weeks of summer school work possible.
Required​: CHRC approval, or ability to obtain these. Good people skills, love of children, ability to work collaboratively, to learn the use of remote technology, and to take initiative.
Preferred​: Conflict resolution skills, and technology savvy.

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:

Housekeeping & Laundry Activities Director Cooks & Dietary Aides

Seaport Village is hiring permanent and temporary staff in Housekeeping & Laundry, Activities Director, Cooks and Dietary Aides. Temporary positions have the potential to become permanent. 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:

*RN Charge Nurse $37-$42/hr LPN Charge Nurse $30-$35/hr Tuition Reimbursement Evenings/Nights 6 p.m.-6 a.m.
*RN/LPN Clinical Care Coordinator M-F, Full-time position
Full-time on Days $1,000 Sign-on Bonus
*Administrative Assistant Full-time 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
*LPN Med Nurse/CNA-M Full-time on Evenings $4,000 Sign-on Bonus *CNA Full- and Part-time on all shifts $16-$20/hour $1,500-$3,000 Sign-on Bonus
*CRMA Part-time $1,500 Sign-on Bonus

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

Part-time Executive Director
Main Street Bucksport, a Maine Downtown Center and Main Street America Affiliate Program is a non-profit organization located in Bucksport, Maine. We are a volunteer organization dedicated to building a more vibrant and sustainable downtown Bucksport. We are in need of an outgoing, personable, organized, enthusiastic individual who can coordinate, recruit, and lead a group of volunteer citizens as they work towards the organization’s mission. The work is stimulating, challenging, and rewarding as Bucksport continues its progress into the future. Experience in any of the following is desired; economic development, event management, grant writing, organizational fundraising, website maintenance, marketing, and nonprofit administration. This is a part-time position with a flexible, mostly self-determined schedule. The Executive Director is expected to maintain a work schedule that averages 20 hours per week over the course of a year. A detailed job description can be found on our website, The salary is $25,000 annually and does not include health insurance. Please submit a resume to or Main Street Bucksport, PO Drawer P, Bucksport, Maine 04416.

Waterfront Assistant Morning/Evening Chef Kitchen Prep AM/PM Dishwasher AM/PM Housekeeper
Mid May–Early October. Good pay, friendly work environment.
359-4651 • Ask for Kim Equal Opportunity Employer

ABOVE & BEYOND BUILDERS is looking for a full-time carpenter or carpenter's helper. Job will involve all aspects of the carpentry trade. Must have transportation to and from work. For more information call 610-3674.
BROWN'S BUSING has immediate opening for a full-time bus driver. Clean driving record required. Pay based on experience. Call 359-8053.
DEER ISLE: Year-round, part-time, 1-day plus fill-in, daytime caregiving position available immediately. Other shifts may open up soon. Along with care, some lifting, duties also include light housekeeping, etc. Experience is not required. Willing to train. Friendly, easygoing, clean and pleasant work environment. Must be reliable. Please call 348-0995 for more information and/or to schedule an interview. Please leave a message.
OAKLAND HOUSE INN and Cottages accepting applications for seasonal jobs in housekeeping, gardening, maintenance. Also head chef and kitchen staff for the inn’s restaurant. May through mid-October. Send resumes and questions to or call 359-8521.
OWL FURNITURE IS LOOKING for a part-time, year-round woodshop assistant to join our team and help produce our line of ergonomic furniture. Assistant to the shop foreman, duties include sanding, finishing, shipping and receiving, and general furniture making. Prior experience is desirable but not necessary. Must be flexible and have a team player attitude. Competitive wages. Call 367-6555 or send resume to

SCHOOL UNION 76 2020-2021 School Year
“Immediate Opening” Part-time Custodian Deer Isle-Stonington Schools

The Deer Isle-Stonington Schools is looking for a part-time custodian to assist in the sanitation of our schools during the school day. This is a part-time position Monday-Thursday, 3-4 hrs per day during the mid-day 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. This position will be available now through June.
Position will fill when a suitable candidate is found. For an application, please contact Whitney Brown at 348-9100 or via email at

SCHOOL UNION 76 2020-2021 School Year
Deer Isle-Stonington Adult Education

Early Childhood Music/Literacy Educator for School Union 76. Five (5) hours a week; programming to be provided remotely/adhering to SU 76 Safety guidelines. Technological assistance, curriculum and materials provided. Music and/or Early Childhood background preferred. Pay based on qualifications. Position to begin as soon as a qualified applicant is hired.
Position closes when a successful 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:

SCHOOL UNION 76 2020-2021 School Year

DISES Ed Tech:
Deer Isle- Stonington Elementary School is looking for an Ed Tech II or III. Experience is preferred. This is a full-time position.
Sedgwick Elementary School:
Sedgwick Elementary School is looking for an Ed Tech II or III. Experience is preferred. This is a full-time position.
Ed Tech certification and CHRC approval, or ability to obtain these.

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:

SCHOOL UNION 93 Ed Tech III 2020-2021 Surry Elementary School

Ed Tech III
Ed Tech III needed at Surry Elementary School, to assist the 5th grade teacher with in-person instruction. Maine certification desired, with current state of Maine fingerprinting required. This position is 7 hours per day, 4 days per week. This is a per hour position. Surry Elementary School is a pre-K – Gr. 8 school with 154 students, about halfway between Ellsworth and Blue Hill. For more information contact Fred Cole, Principal at 266-6696 or 667-9358.
To request an application call the office of the Superintendent, Mark Hurvitt, 374-9927, or stop in the office at 20 Hinckley Ridge Rd., Blue Hill to pick one up. To get an application via email:
Applications close when suitable candidate is found.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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.
THE TOWN OF STONINGTON has an opening for a FT Administrative Assistant / Economic Development Director. Knowledge and experience with economic and community development is helpful. Job requires excellent skills with written, oral, and organizational capabilities. Computer proficiency is required, including knowledge of Microsoft Office. Experience with QuickBooks preferred, but willing to train the right candidate. Multitasking abilities and attention to detail are a must. Ability to interact effectively with business people and other economic development officials, state, federal departments and agencies a must. Ability to coordinate and manage ongoing economic development projects, grant writing. Send resume to or to PO Box 9, Stonington, ME 04681 or apply in person at the town office. Applications will be taken until the job is filled. Stonington is an EOE.

Jobs Wanted

EXPERIENCED CAREGIVER. Kind and honest man with 17 years experience. CNA, integrity, humor, excellent resume and references. Daniel Hays, 266-5054.


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.


PENOBSCOT. 1BR apt. on Northern Bay. Includes internet, electric. You pay gas kitchen stove and heat. $850/mo. Call 249-3505.

Stonington Manor 2 BR family unit! Quiet comfortable living located just off Burnt Cove Road. Available unit has W/D hookup in a separate laundry room, energy efficient heat pump for heating as well as air conditioning in the summer, townhouse style with private entrance, personal storage space, and plenty of outside space for children to play! Income limits apply: $17,240 – 2 people $21,720 – 3 People $26,200 – 4 People Preference given to extremely low income. Rent based on 30% of adjusted monthly income. View property and print application at Maine Development Associates 1-800-639-1747 TTY Dial 711 Equal Housing Opportunity


Accepting Lawn Mowing Bids.
To mow and trim the outside lawn areas at Stonington Manor to include trimming around all buildings. Must have proper insurance. Send bids to: Karen Paul, Maine Development Associates, PO Box 2219, Bangor, ME 04402-2219 or email to:

Equal Opportunity Employer


The Town of Blue Hill is forming a Committee to help with the revitalization of the Town Park and Playground. If you are interested in becoming a committee member, please reach out to Warren Berkowitz by email at The committee will focus on updating the current landscape and playground equipment.


Drafts of Brooksville's current Comprehensive Plan are now posted for public comment on the town's website at, under Government dropdown, third item from the bottom. Paper versions are also available at the Brooksville Townhouse.


There will be a special meeting of the Castine School Committee on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 5:15 p.m. at the Adams School to discuss the 2021-2022 budget. The meeting is socially distanced with masks required.

TOWN OF DEER ISLE Public Hearing for Dock Proposal

The Deer Isle Selectboard will hold a public hearing March 11, 2021 at 5 p.m. in the Deer Isle Town Office and by Zoom to hear comments and act on an application by Hal Reynolds for the installation of a seasonal floating dock at Map 29, Lot 14, 110 Weed Point Road. The proposal and Zoom Link are available at and in the Deer Isle Town Office. All persons wishing to make comments or ask questions are invited to attend the public hearings via Zoom.


The Board of Selectmen will hear the following request for an on-premise liquor license permit for Under Canvas Inc., DBA Under Canvas Acadia located at 702 Surry Rd, Surry, Maine 04684.
Public comment will be taken at the meeting on March 16, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. via zoom (link can be found on the town’s website).