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


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.
YAMAHA 3 hp 2 cycle short shaft outboard for sale. Excellent condition. $250. Call 374-5553.

Business Services

A TO Z REPAIR & REMODELING. Renovations, repairs, remodeling. Light excavation and trucking, replacement doors and windows. Fully insured. EPA lead-certified. 326-9596. A division of Fallow Building Services.

Anderson Builders Jarrod Anderson 207-479-4880 *Fully Insured* Commercial and non-commercial construction-Historic restoration-Full home builds and renovation-Decks-Roofs-Siding- Snow removal-Property maintenance and so much more.
Booking for 2023

BOB MARTYN'S LAWN SERVICE, Property maintenance, field mowing and snowplowing. Spring and fall cleanup. Call 460-6348.
CHAIRS. Caned, rush or splint. 35 years experience. Jackie Pelletier, 348-6624,, or 171 Dow Rd., Deer Isle.
FLOOR SANDING, CARPENTRY, CARETAKING SERVICES. David M. Carter, Mines Rd., Blue Hill. Experienced/Insured. Call for estimates. 374-5771.
FORESTRY MULCHING. Wolf Pine Clearing. 359-8009,
GARY DOUGLASS & SONS CARPENTRY. Woodworking, painting and caretaking. 207-266-4498 or
HANDYMAM OF BLUE HILL scheduling winter 2023-24 interior work now: painting, carpentry, misc repairs. Call Birgit 415-640-0410.
HARDSCRABBLE STONE AND LANDSCAPING Landscape Construction and Design. Hardscape—Patios, walkways, stone walls. Residential construction, septic systems, foundations, house lots, driveways, and more. Aggregates available. Look us up on Facebook or Google Business. Office: 702-9161, cell: 207-479-2931.
JOHN’S TREE WORKS. Cutting and chipping, any type of tree work, includes some difficult take-downs and land improvements. Fully insured and experienced. Free estimates, call 367-5842 or email
LANDSCAPING DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION Accepting landscaping proposals for 2023-24 season. Email:
LESTER EATON'S TREE SERVICES. Cutting and chipping. Brush removal. Fully insured with references. Free estimates. Serving the peninsula for over 20 years. Call 359-2769 or 479-7213.
LONG COVE TRACTOR WORKS AND CARETAKING. Tree cleanup and removal, tilling, raking, mowing, bush hogging. Fully Insured. 207-812-4127.
MJT MASONRY AND LANDSCAPE Located in Bucksport, Maine. Masonry—brick, stone work, indoor tile work and concrete. Hardscape—patios, walkways, and stone walls. Landscape and fixing gravel driveways. Call now for inquiries! 949-6637 or 944-1586.
STUMP GRINDING. D&S Stump Grinding Plus. Call Dave 565-7039. Discounts available for vets, active military and active or retired first responders.
UPHOLSTERER AVAILABLE. 27 years experience. Free pick-up and delivery. By appointment only. 359-2117.


ISLAND COMMUNITY CENTER Happenings: Every weekday— Community Walking-8:30 a.m., Tuesdays—Coffee Connections 9 a.m., Wednesdays—Game Night 5-8 p.m., Thursdays—Senior Exercise Class 11 a.m. Sign up for free Thai Chi classes, Tuesdays at 11 a.m., beginning October 3. Check our website at

For Sale

GREENHOUSE 75' x 30' x 16' Previously used growing vegetables. Some accessories available. Sebring oil furnace, 250 gallon fuel tank. Buyer takes down and removes. Serious inquiries only please. Contact Craig 503-724-8618. Blue Hill.
MINIATURE POODLE PUPS. Taking deposits now. First shots and wormed. Ready Oct. 8. $700. One female Labradoodle, ready Sep. 18. $500. 207-479-3634.
TRAVEL TRAILER. 2012 Starcraft Travel Star, 229 TB, very clean throughout, new tents and awning, upgrades complete, hitch setup included. $13,500 OBO. Ben 860-620-3604.


SPANISH OR FRENCH LESSONS for home schooled children or adults by Middlebury Master of Language with over 30 years teaching success. 812-8905.

Jobs Available


Island Health & Wellness Foundation, Stonington, Maine, seeks a part-time Executive Director. Self-motivated. Excellent communication, organization, and customer service skills. Able to work collaboratively with individuals and groups. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, QuickBooks and social media platforms. Willing to learn our donor, payroll, and maintenance database systems. Generous compensation, a flexible schedule, and paid time off. Interested candidates should email a letter of interest, resume and three references to The Island Health & Wellness Foundation owns and maintains the Island Medical Center, which provides medical and dental services, as well as furnishing financial support to community health initiatives and advocating for the health needs of the island community.

Island Health & Wellness Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

General Assignment Reporter Sports Reporter

Penobscot Bay Press, an award-winning media company with offices in Stonington and Blue Hill, is seeking a full- or part-time general assignment reporter, based in our Blue Hill office, to join its team immediately. Penobscot Bay Press reporters are responsible for the creation of quality news content across its three newspapers, various special sections, and web and social media platforms. We are seeking someone with excellent writing and photography skills, a passion for accuracy, a desire to work both independently and as part of a team, and someone who can consistently meet deadlines. The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in the happenings of our local communities, love breaking news, and will take the initiative to generate story ideas and find news as it happens.
Some work on nights and weekends is required, as is a sense of humor and a roll-with-the-punches attitude.
Will train the right person. Email a letter of introduction and resume to for consideration. Suitable candidates will be contacted for an interview.
EGGEMOGGIN COUNTRY STORE. Part-time stocker, flexible hours. Cashier, food prep and weekend baker needed as well. Please come in fill out an application. If you have any questions please email Patti at
GRANOLA ELF needed. Lucy’s Granola needs help starting immediately, full or part-time. Opportunity to run the kitchen and production and get involved in the business. Good pay. Call Lucy 266 5250.
HANDYMAN/WOMAN NEEDED, light carpentry for one day. Call 359-2316 or 460-6189.
SNAPPERS CHILDCARE CENTER in Deer Isle is seeking energetic and caring teachers to join our team! Must have a clean criminal record (fingerprints required to apply), experience with children in a classroom setting, and ability to multitask in a high energy environment. To apply, please contact Kassandra at
STEPHEN MACARTHUR & CO. Now hiring skilled carpenters and carpenter helper/laborer for full, seasonal or part-time work with a small, friendly, professional outfit. Flexible hours and good pay, but good character and reliability a must. Call 326-9612 and leave a clear message.
The Co-op Café is hiring counter staff and weekend cooks. Basic kitchen skills are preferred, but willing to train the right person. Stop by the café and ask for Liz or email for more info. The Co-op is also hiring afternoon/evening cashiers, weekend produce assistants, and a full-time janitor.


RESIDENTS OF LDI, DEER ISLE OR STONINGTON. If you are experiencing financial hardship due to a cancer diagnosis, Island Angels can help. Contact Melissa Jones-Bayley at or 207-664-8333.
THE ISLAND PANTRY is open from 5-6:30 p.m. on the first four Thursdays of each month, 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

BLUE HILL. Oceanfront home on Morgan Bay for sale. Over 3 acres with 200+/- feet of deep water frontage. 3 BD, 2 BA, 1,700 square feet. Completely remodeled in 2019 with open floor plan. First floor bedroom and bathroom. Bright and sunny glassed in porch. High end finishes, tastefully done. Move-in ready home. Showings by appointment only. Call Torrey McDonald – Realty of Maine 207-266-6909.


BLUE HILL. 3 BR, 2 BA house in South Blue Hill. Beautifully renovated and very comfortable, fully furnished, including washer, dryer. Plowing included. Utilities are not included. $2,000 per month. Available November 1, 2023 thru May 15, 2024. Please email Chris at
BLUE HILL. Cozy house for rent in Blue Hill. 3 BR/3 BA with unobstructed views of Peters Cove and Blue Hill Harbor as well as 4 acres of streamside property. Conveniently located only one mile from town. Fully furnished. Central heating with wood stove in kitchen/dining room. All amenities, WiFi-ready for remote work. $1,800 per month, plus utilities. Available October 1 through June 30. Open to multi-year arrangements. Email
BLUE HILL. House for rent for the year. 3 BR/2 BA ranch on 4 acres very close to town off of Union St., fully equipped with wood stove, new propane furnace and generator. Can be furnished. Available end of October. $2,400/mo. Rental term negotiable. Email:
CASTINE. 2 BR/1.5 BA, Castine Village, great water views, washer/dryer, off street parking. $1,500/month plus utilities. 617-650-2910.
CASTINE. Long-term rental in Castine. 3 BR/2 BA recently renovated two-story duplex at $2250/month. Contact 207-558-2281 or Available late September.
EAST BLUE HILL. Writing space available. Simple, rustic cabin, wood heated. Contact
SEDGWICK. 2 BD/2 BA furnished home. Oil heat, propane fireplace, washer/dryer, deck, generator. No smoking, no pets, no parties, no RV parking. From Oct. 1 to May 30. $1,400/month plus utilities, one month security. 207-374-7078.

STONINGTON MANOR 2 BR *elderly/disabled unit coming available! Income limits apply: $20,400 – 2 People $24,860 – 3 People $30,000 – 4 People Preference given to extremely low income. Rent based on 30% of adjusted monthly income. *Must be at least 62 or disabled View property and print application at Maine Development Associates 1-800-639-1747 TTY Dial 711 Equal Housing Opportunity


ALWAYS BUYING OLD BOOKS. Will make house calls for larger collections. No paperbacks please. Andre Strong Bookseller, Blue Hill. 374-8825.
WANTED: yoga or dance studio space near Blue Hill to rent by the hour, 1-4 hours/week. Please contact Amanda,

Yard Sales

BLUE HILL. Central Hall, 306 Falls Bridge Road. Sat., Sep. 23, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. and Sun., Sep. 24, 8 a.m.-12 p.m., ($1/bag on Sun.).
BLUE HILL. In-House Estate Sales. Liros Gallery, 14 Parker Point Rd., Fri., Sep. 22, 6 a.m.-2 p.m. Sat., Sep. 23, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Fabulous Estate Sale. Oriental rugs, framed and unframed original artwork from a variety of artists. Great furniture, lamps, tools, wooden vintage boxes, vintage scale, art books, games and books, quality men’s clothing. Makita mitre saw, framing equipment, small boat engine, kitchenware and lots more. Park carefully one side of street. Cash or check. Find pictures and more info on Facebook: In-House Estate Sales.
BROOKLIN. 263 Reach Road, Sep. 23, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Rain or shine. Stove pipe, tools, bottles, wood box and stuff.
SEDGWICK. Sat. and Sun., Sep. 23 and 24, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. 9 Snow's Cove Rd., at the 4 corners. Tools, toys, household items, furniture and much more.



The Town of Blue Hill, Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing to finalize and vote on the SolAmerica decision on September 28, 2023. The meeting will be held at 4 p.m. at the Blue Hill Town Office. For more information, please contact the Board of Appeals at


The Town of Blue Hill will hold a public hearing to consider approval of a liquor license renewal during the September 25, 2023 Select Board meeting which will be held at 5:45 p.m. at the Blue Hill Town Office. The application is for Pub Ciao, LLC, DBA: Blaze Blue Hill. For more information, please contact the Town Office.


Code Enforcement will be holding hours on Fridays from Noon until 4 p.m. at the Stonington Town office.

-Mary Roche Stonington Town Clerk


The Town of Surry will hold two public hearings on October 4 and October 11, at 6 p.m. at the Surry Fire Department to discuss the cannabis referendum ballot. The election will be held on November 7, from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.


Please take notice that David and Corenna Quirk (Agent #207-837-2199) are intending to file a Natural Resources Protection Act permit application with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection pursuant to the provisions of 38 M.R.S.A §§ 480-A through 480-Z, on or about September 18, 2023. The application is to construct a dock that consists of an access ramp that connects to a pier, ramp, and float located at 121 Plumb Point Road (Tax Map 38, Lot 21) in Deer Isle, ME. The request for a public hearing or a request that the Board of Environmental Protection assume jurisdiction over this application must be received by the Department in writing, no later than 20 days after the application is found by the Department to be complete and is accepted for processing. A public hearing may or may not be held at the discretion of the Commissioner or Board of Environmental Protection. Public comment on the application will be accepted throughout the processing of the application. The application will be filed for public inspection at the Department of Environmental Protection’s office in Bangor during normal working hours. Please contact the office below for access to an electronic copy. A copy of the application may also be seen at the municipal offices in Deer Isle, Maine. Written public comments may be sent to the regional office in Bangor where the application is filed for public inspection: MDEP, Eastern Maine Regional Office, 106 Hogan Road, Bangor, Maine 04401.