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Nomination papers will be available at the Superintendent’s Office in Deer Isle, ME starting December 12, 2016 for two (2) three-year terms On the Deer Isle-Stonington CSD School Committee. Nomination papers are due at the Town offices no later than January 20, 2017. at 12 p.m.

Stonington Building Permits The following permits were recently issued:

Charles H. Herzog
Fifield Pt. Rd.
Wood shed

Dana Durst–Inn on the Harbor
Main St.
Replace pilings, deck rails, steps

Larry Bartlett
Childs St.
Move Mobile Home

John McVeigh
W. Main St.
Foundation drain

Appeals to permits must be filed within 30 days of issuance.

Special Town Meeting
The Town of Brooksville will hold a Special Town Meeting on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 7 p.m. at its Public Service Building to vote on (1) two amendments to its Harbor Ordinance, and (2) adopting a revised Shoreland Environmental Protection Ordinance. Ordinances are available at the Town Office and at

Curbside Trash Pick-up: Monday, December 5.
Recycling Pick-up: Tuesday, December 6.
Please visit or Cable Channel 7 for additional Town notices & postings.
Upcoming Meetings in Emerson Hall:
Thursday, December 1 - Planning Board Work Session at 7 p.m. to review applications for completeness.
Friday, December 2 - Light Up Castine at 6 p.m. on the Town Common.
Monday, December 5 - Selectmen/Assessors & Overseers of the Poor Meeting at 3 p.m.
Wednesday, December 7 - T/G Meeting at 8 a.m. in Emerson Hall.
Thursday, December 8 - Planning Board Meeting at 7 p.m. to consider the following application(s): 1) Carlos & Jean Quijano/Deborah Neve; Map 22 Lot 03; 140 Wadsworth Cove Rd; demolition & new residential addition in Shoreland Zone.
Monday, December 19 - Selectmen/Assessors & Overseers of the Poor Meeting at 4 p.m.
Monday, December 26 - Town Office closed due to the Christmas Holiday.
Monday, January 2 - Town Office closed due to the New Year’s Holiday.
2017 Hunting/Fishing Licenses: The 2017 hunt- ing/fishing licenses are available as of December 1, 2016. These make a great holiday gift for your favorite sportsman!
Mandatory Water Conservation: Effective September 19, 2016. We ask all Castine Water Department customers to limit daily consumption in bathing, dishwashing, laundry and general usage. No outdoor watering, washing of vehicles or boats is allowed under this Order. Thank you.
Dog Registrations: 2017 Dog Registrations are now available. Please bring in copy of current rabies vaccine. Dog registrations are due by January 31. There is an additional $25 late fee along with the registration cost if not registered by January 31. Registration cost is $6 for a Spayed/Neutered Dog and $11 for a Non-Spayed/Non-Neutered Dog. Contact the Town Office (326-4502) or Henry Er- hard, Animal Control Officer, with any questions.

Nomination papers will be available at the Stonington Town Office, for the positions listed below, as of Monday, December 12, 2016, and must be returned to the clerk by 4 p.m., Friday, January 20, 2017. Two 3-year Selectman Terms Lucretia Bradshaw Town Clerk

The Public Landing at the Hagen Dock project may not be available for use after November 28, because of construction of the new seawall. Contact Harbormaster Raelene Pert for more information on project updates for the facility. 367-5891.

The Stonington Board of Selectmen will hold a public hearing at the Stonington Town Hall on Monday, December 5, 2016 at 7 p.m. for consideration of the following liquor license application: Happily Ever After, Inc. D/B/A, Inn on the Harbor for a liquor license for the serving of a Club (Class V), malt, spirituous and vinous drinks.