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


18.6' CAPE DORY TYPHOON. New sails, custom trailer, 4 HP Yamaha. Smith Cove mooring available. $3,400 firm. Call Don at 702-5010.
30 FT KNARR ONE DESIGN Sailboat - built in 1955 in Scandinavia for racing and day sailing. Good condition, comes with 5 sails and boom recently added. Owned by boatyard owner. $12,000. Doug at 266-6691.
TARTAN 30' SAILBOAT to share. Moored in Benjamin River. Call Serge, 374-5370.

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.
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.
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.
HANDYMAN SERVICES, repairs, plumbing, etc. Please call 359-8728.
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.

Bicycle Service and Repair Parts and Accessories
New Location 37 Felicity Lane Blue Hill
Open by Appointment 374-3230

LAWN CUTTING, property maintenance, tree work and storm cleanup. Prompt, affordable service. Excellent quality. Call 359-8728.
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.


OUTDOOR LIVING. Stone walls, patios, walkways. Rustic Maine cedar structures, boardwalks, fencing. Master trail builder including bridges. Free site visits. 266-9071.
RAY WEED PLUMBING & HEATING. Complete plumbing and heating service, installation and maintenance. 367-5005.
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


ESSENTIAL AND SUPPLEMENTAL tutoring/teaching in reading, writing, math, critical thinking, and more, for students ages 14 and older. Emphasis on traditional methods and content. In person and Zoom format. I have 25 years experience teaching at university level and working with young people at local summer camp. Free consultation. Website will be online soon. For more information email Alex at

Jobs Available


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 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

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

SCHOOL UNION 93 Vocal Music Teacher RtI Teacher 2021-22 School Year Adams School, Castine

Music Teacher - Part-time Vocal Music Teacher position at the Adams School in Castine for the 2021-22 school year. This is a one (1) day a week position. The Adams School has a student population of approximately 50 students and is housed in a historic building. This position requires Maine certificate 614 and current Maine Department of Education CHRC (fingerprinting). For more information, please contact Principal Sheila Irvine, 326-6808, or at
RtI Teacher - This is a new teaching position for the 2021-22 school year. Maine certification 020 , as well as current CHRC (fingerprinting) required. Previous RtI experience preferred. This teacher will work with math and literacy in grades pre-K to 8, 50 students. Contact Sheila Irvine with questions at 326-8608, or via email:
To receive an application, contact the office of the Superintendent of Schools, Mark Hurvitt, PO Box 630, 20 Hinckley Ridge Road, Blue Hill, ME 04614; or via email : by May 17, 2021.
Applications close when a suitable candidate is found.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Chef / Assistant Chef

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts is seeking both a Chef and Assistant Chef.
These positions will be responsible for staff oversight and food production. This summer will have new challenges as we reopen with a commitment to safety and without compromising our commitment to the offering of healthy and delicious meals. Prior restaurant or food service experience helpful and ability to work as a team. Housing available.

Apply to:

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
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!
ARBORVINE/DEEPWATER BREW PUB in Blue Hill has kitchen positions available: sous chef, pub chef, prep cook, seafood shucker and dish washers. Please call 374-2119, ask for Beth or Tim.
BABYSITTER WANTED for a darling, active, outdoorsy 2-year-old in Deer Isle. 5-15 hours/week, beginning ASAP. Prior experience a plus. Rate negotiable. Please call or text Esmé: 415-0484.
BAKER. Experienced, 5 days per week, day shift, must be able to lift 35+ pounds, team player, self motivated, fast paced environment. Contact Deb at 326-8683 to schedule an interview or pick up an application at Buck's Harbor Market, 6 Cornfield Hill Rd., Brooksville.
BLUE HILL CO-OP is hiring! The café is looking for talented cooks for full-time positions. Also seeking part-time cashiers and kitchen help.
BLUE HILL COUNTRY CLUB is looking for one individual to join the golf course maintenance team. Must have good attitude, work ethic, and ability to work weekends. Pay based on experience/end of year bonus. Golf privileges included. Contact Lewis at 610-2552 or send resume to
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 REPAIR. Experience helpful. Carpentry work also. Call Don, 479-4383.
BOATYARD LABORER. Full-time position, experience preferred. Must have clean drivers license and ability to lift 50 lb. Some weekend work hours and overtime during busy season. Please call 326-8579 or email
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.
BUCK'S RESTAURANT. Accepting applications for May to late October season. Applicants should be experienced, motivated, team players. Prep cooks, line cooks, bartenders, servers, and dishwashers. Please send resume or questions to or call 326-8694.


Are you a compassionate, caring person who likes to help individuals and has an interest in early childhood education? Do you live in Blue Hill or Surry, and are you familiar with peninsula residents?
We have a “dynamic job opportunity” which will be challenging and rewarding. Community Compass is seeking a part-time neighborhood navigator to help people in Blue Hill or Surry by working with young children and their parents as well as supporting people who need access to resources to help them improve their lives.
For a job application and additional information, contact Jessica Valdez online at You may also access our website at
EXPERIENCED LANDSCAPE design/build applicants. Must have reliable transportation. Please send resume/references to GMDG, PO Box 313, Blue Hill, 04614 or call 930-9817.
FAIRWINDS FLORIST & Peninsula Provisions are looking for new team members! We have full- and part-time positions available for a Delivery Driver and Summer Support. 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.


My Toddy Pond house needs cleaning between renters, six Saturdays in July/August. 3BR, 2BA, laundry on-site. $175/cleaning plus bonus. 703-517-7461.
ISLAND COUNTRY CLUB is hiring two part-time workers. Please email or call 348-2379.

Jon D. Woodward & Sons, Inc. is hiring Carpenter/Carpenter's Helper

Offering competitive pay based on experience, but experience is not necessary. We are looking to find the right person to join our team. We offer our employees a generous benefits package including paid time off, paid vacation, paid holidays, health insurance and a company matched retirement plan.
For an application, please email resume and/or cover letter to No calls please.
KITCHEN HELP WANTED. All shifts, cooks, dishwashers and prep-cooks. Call the Harbor Cafe and ask for Delbert, 367-5099 or 367-6530.
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.
MARLINTINIS GRILL now taking applications for waitstaff, P/T bartender, and dishwasher. Call 374-2500.
NEARING GOOD LIFE CENTER seeks part-time Administrative Coordinator starting June 1. Send resume to Warren Berkowitz, 97 Water St., Blue Hill, ME 04614, call 812-5323 for info.
P/T HELP NEEDED. Miscellaneous garden work and painting. Flexible hours. No experience needed. Need own transportation. Will pay $15-20/hr. Brooksville and Surry. Call Bob, 326-8641.
PILGRIM'S INN is preparing for a very busy season! Multiple housekeeping positions, and a breakfast cook position are available. All positions are part-time and weekends/holidays required. Get out of the house, make extra money this summer, and stay fit and active while working in a beautiful, well-maintained, historic Deer Isle landmark. Our guests are very appreciative, and look forward to their stay. Email or call 348-6615 for an application.

SCHOOL UNION 93 1-Year Interventionist Teacher 2021-22 School Year Blue Hill Consolidated School

Interventionist Teacher Blue Hill Consolidated School (BHCS)
Interventionist Teacher needed at BHCS for the 2021-22 school year. The teacher would be responsible for assisting students in grades K-8 who need extra support in math and reading. BHCS has a student population of approximately 260 students and is a dedicated, professional learning community for educators. The school has a strong and supportive community. This is a one year position, grant funded, and requires Maine certificate 020 and a current Maine Department of Education CHRC (fingerprinting). For more information, please contact Principal Shelly Schildroth at 374-2202 or
To receive an application contact the Superintendent of Schools, Mark Hurvitt, PO Box 630, 20 Hinckley Ridge Road, Blue Hill, ME. 04614; or via email :; or via phone 374-9927.
Applications close when a suitable candidate is found.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

SCHOOL UNION 93 Special Education Teacher 2021-22 School Year Surry Elementary School

Surry Elementary School (SES)
Special Education Teacher needed at SES for the 2021-22 school year to work with kindergarten to grade 4. SES has a student population of approximately 133 students and has a dedicated, professional welcoming community for educators. Surry is very family oriented with both students and staff. This position requires Maine certificate 282 and current Maine Department of Education CHRC (fingerprinting). For more information, please contact Principal Fred Cole at 667-9358, or, or Karen Watts, Director of Special Services at 374-9927,
To request an application contact the office of the Superintendent of Schools, Mark Hurvitt, PO Box 630, or stop in at 20 Hinckley Ridge Road, Blue Hill, ME. 04614; or via email :
Applications close when a suitable candidate is found.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

THE LOOKOUT in Brooklin is seeking help with the following positions: housekeeping, breakfast cook, maintenance, and catering. Experience helpful. Email resume to or call 359-2188.


The Town of Stonington is hiring a full-time Town Clerk. This position is offered with competitive wages, health insurance, vacation, and sick time. Candidates should possess excellent reading and writing skills and should be capable of multi-tasking with minimum supervision. Organization is a must as this position will include record-keeping, accounting, data entry, election oversight, and Microsoft computer work. Municipal background and experience with TRIO and QuickBooks software preferred but not necessary. We will to train applicants with good attitudes and a willingness to learn. Job will remain open until filled.
Please submit a resume and employment application by email to:townmanager@stonington; or by mail to: Town of Stonington, PO Box 9, Stonington, Maine, 04681. Employment applications can be obtained at the Town Office or on line at EOE

Jobs Wanted

HATE CLEANING? Let us help! Churches, business, residential. Year-round only. References available. 701-7408.
LOOKING FOR WORK moving brush and big trees and taking trees down. Prefer to work for summer residents. Free estimates. Call 460-0994.


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. Brooklin, ME, off Folly Rd. 6 acres. Please call 508-525-7344.


PRIME COMMERCIAL SPACE in downtown Blue Hill. First floor, two rooms, utility sink, 1/2 bath, parking. $650/month. Spectrum Wi-Fi included. Great studio, workshop, office, service…more. Please call/text Jenny, 786-282-5617.

Vacation Rentals

CABIN IN THE WOODS for rent one mile from Blue Hill, handy to KYC. 40 minute drive to Bar Harbor and Acadia. Available for the month of June or September. Loft with queen bed, twin bed. Kitchen with stove, sink, coffee maker, microwave, under counter fridge. Fully equipped with china, glasses, mugs, pots, pans, silverware. Living area with sofa, chairs, kitchen table. Indoor toilet, enclosed outdoor shower - all have hot and cold running water. Free Wi-Fi. Screened-in porch. Parking. Peaceful, private, off the main road. Call 374-2473.


DEER ISLE HOSTEL is looking for real wood furniture in good condition. Armchairs, small tables, nightstands, dinner trays, table lamps. Please call 348-2308

Yard Sales

BLUE HILL. 7 Pinewood Lane, across from Liros Gallery, second driveway after library, on right. Sat., May 22, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. After 12 p.m., pay what you want.
ESTATE / MOVING SALE: May 14, 15 &16, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at 20 Pleasant River Rd., Cape Split, S. Addison; “West Wind” Is Sold - Contents Of House, Apartments, Garage & Workshop Will Be Sold; DITTO 2019 ASTORIA “DUTCHMAN” LUXURY 5th WHEEL RV W/ UNDER 5000 MILES USE & EXCEPTIONAL 2002 SUBARU AWD LTD OUTBACK (Always Garaged, Driven 11,040 Miles Yearly). This Tag Sale Event “Has The Beef”, Incl. Antiques, Art, H/C Books & Paperbacks, Collectibles, Coins, Costume Jewelry, Gold & Sterling Jewelry, Ephemera, CDVs, Militaria, Tin Types, Early Photos; (2) Rug Weaving Looms & Minty “New Home” #609 Sewing Machine; Garden & Workshop Tools; 12’ Sea Eagle Inflatable Boat, 14’ Loadrite Trailer, 2-Hp Honda L/S OB, Golf Clubs/Bags/Balls; Adirondack, Other Deck/Lawn Furniture; Select Ladies Clothing; Lumber, Ladders, Firewood Holders; Household/Kitchen Conveniences, TVs, Cameras, Dark Room Equipment; Hand/Power Shop Tools, Related Equipment & 1875-1975 Furniture Galore! Access Inventory Details, 220 Color Photos, Sale Terms, Covid-19 Requirements & Directions Online At: www.EstateSales.Net/ME/Addison/04606/2854251.
PENOBSCOT. 1281 Castine Rd. Sat., May 15, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Rain date, May 29.
PENOBSCOT. Garage Clearance Sale. 919 Southern Bay Rd. Sat., May 15, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Furniture, housewares, sports equipment, art work.


SCHOOL UNION 93 Bid Specs for: Blue Hill Consolidated School Playground Equipment Swing Set, Playground Structure and Lawn Area Groundwork

The Blue Hill School Committee is seeking bids to replace the playground equipment swing set, playground structure, and lawn area groundwork at the Blue Hill Consolidated School.
Remove and properly dispose the existing Swing set and Slide structures including wood retaining walls and playground chips. Excavate and remove (or stockpile) unsuitable soils in the proposed playground set areas. Place and compact approximately 6” to 8” of 3” minus clean drainage gravel to a level approximately 6” above the existing grade of the pavement for the two areas for the proposed new playground sets. Place and compact approximately 2” of 1” minus clean gravelly/sand over the 3” minus base gravel for leveling. Build an earthen berm around the new playground equipment areas with slopes to the lawn area between the two equipment areas that can be easily mowed with the lawn mower. Place 4” of screened loam and hand rake for a smooth surface, then seed and mulch the lawn/play area between the playground equipment areas. Move existing large boulders near the existing swings et to the steep bank near the existing slide. Fill in the holes and cover disturbed areas with loam, seed and mulch. Provide and spread 12” of Certified Playground Wood chips. Please itemize this cost. Install two subsurface drainage trenches (2’W X 2’D with 1-1/2” or 2” clean stone) running approximately parallel to the bank under the playground structures and lawn area between them. The two trenches should be approximately 20’ apart and connected to the existing drainage pipes or catch basins. The total length of the trenches will be approximately 250 LF. Please itemize costs for this piece of the project.
Work is to start as soon as possible after the awarding of the bid and is to be completed preferably by June 30, 2021. Specifications and the required bid forms are available at the Superintendent of Schools' Office, 20 Hinckley Ridge Road, PO Box 630, Blue Hill, Maine 04614. If interested, please call 374-9927 for a copy of the specifications. Prospective bidders shall visit with Doug Mangels, Head of Maintenance, at the Blue Hill Consolidated School, to review the project.
Bids, which must be returned in sealed envelopes marked "Bid for Playground Project- BHCS", are due at the Superintendent's Office on or before Friday, May 21, 2021, at 3 p.m. Bids will be opened and recorded at the Tuesday, May 25, 2021 meeting of the Blue Hill School Committee, which will be held at the Blue Hill Consolidated School at 5 p.m.
The Blue Hill School Committee reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

Deer Isle-Stonington Shellfish Conservation Committee 2021 Conservation Events Schedule

1. Monday, May 17, 8 a.m. 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.

SCHOOL UNION 76 CSD Budget Referendum

Absentee ballots for the Deer Isle-Stonington CSD 2021-22 budget validation referendum will be available at the Deer Isle and Stonington Town offices on May 10, 2021.
By State law absentee ballots for the school budget referendum must be returned to the town offices no earlier than June 2, 2021 and no later than the time polls close on June 8, 2021.*
*Absentee ballots received by the municipal clerk may not be processed or counted unless received after the conclusion of the district budget meeting or before the close of the polls.” MRSA, Title 20-A, 1701-B, 4D.


Notice is hereby given that the Selectpersons of the Town of Brooklin will hold a Public Hearing at the Town of Brooklin Building on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. for consideration of a Liquor License for The Brooklin Inn, located at 22 Reach Road in Brooklin.


The Town of Sedgwick, Maine is accepting bid proposals for a shoreline stabilization project adjacent to the town dock on Carter Point Road. For more information, or to request a bid package, call selectman’s assistant Barbara Grindle at the town office, weekdays, between 1 and 5 p.m. at 359-2275.
Bids shall be sealed and marked “Shoreline Stabilization." Bids are due by 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 27, 2021. Bids will be opened at 6 p.m. at the selectman’s meeting on May 27, 2021. The selectmen reserve the right to reject any or all bids.

TOWN OF STONINGTON Public Hearing & Planning Board Meeting

There will be a Stonington Planning Board meeting and Public Hearing on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. on Zoom for Abigail Barrows, 10 Tidal Cove Lane, Map 2, Lot 14, for an added use to residence for oyster and wine sales.
Please see our website: for Zoom instructions. Public is welcome.


The Town of Surry will hold a Public Hearing/Special Town Meeting for the possible purchase of the Town of Surry Beach parking area, as indicated on Map 19 Lot 1-1, on May 24, 2021 at 7 p.m. at the Surry Civic Center. Warrant article is posted on the Town of Surry website and at the Town Office.