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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. 326-9596. A division of Fallow Building Services.
BLUE HILL GREEN CLEAN Providing our peninsula eco-friendly cleaning services, both residential and commercial. Call us for a quote! 930-9615. Email
BOB MARTYN'S LAWN SERVICE, Property maintenance, field mowing and snowplowing. Spring and Fall cleanup. Call 460-6348.
CARPENTRY, FLOOR SANDING and Refinishing. David M. Carter, Mines Rd., Blue Hill. Experienced/Insured. Call for estimates. 374-5771.
CHAIRS. Caned, rush or splint. 32 years experience. Jackie Pelletier, 348-6624,, or 171 Dow Rd., Deer Isle.
FORESTRY MULCHING. Wolf Pine Clearing. 359-8009,
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. Also lawn services. Fully insured with references. Free estimates. Call 359-2769 or 479-7213.
LONG COVE TRACTOR WORKS AND CARETAKING. Tree cleanup and removal, snow plowing, tilling, raking, mowing. Fully Insured. 207-812-4127.

NANCY HATHAWAY, M.Ed LpastC, Psychotherapist Couples ~ Individuals ~ Groups Mindfulness ~ Communication In person and Zoom 400-0494 text/phone for appt.


Love your floor a little more, whatever flooring needs you may have, we are taking on new clients. Call Joe at 578-1415 or Liz at 951-6898.
RAY WEED PLUMBING & HEATING. Complete plumbing and heating service, installation and maintenance. 367-5005.
RIPPLEWOOD ARBORICULTURE Licensed and insured arborist services including tree removal, planting, pruning, milling and vista management. 610-9451;
STONINGTON BASED BUSINESS offering custom vinyl boat lettering at

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

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.

For Sale

OLD COUNTY FARM • Brooklin •

Delicious, local pork available for the holidays at the farm. All animals raised on site, processed, inspected and packaged locally. Please call or email for an appointment and directions.



NORTH DEER ISLE: Drone. Send email to with description and for instructions for pick up.


BASKETBALL HOOP and stand, aluminum toolbox for pickup, 30 gallons of exterior wood sealant and stain, Boy Scout pine wood derby tracks and an adult bicycle. 348-5679.

Jobs Available

MAINE MARITIME ACADEMY Faculty Positions – Spring 2023

Maine Maritime Academy seeks to fill the following full & part-time Faculty positions:
Full-time Faculty positions starting as soon as January 2023 Assistant Professor of Engineering – MEO, MET & MSE
Full-time Faculty positions starting in August 2023 Assistant Professor of Engineering – PET Assistant Professor of Humanities & Social Sciences Assistant Professor of IBL Assistant Professor of Marine Transportation Assistant Professor of Coastal Geology/Geological Oceanography Assistant Professor of Physics
1-semester adjunct instructor(s) positions starting in January 2023 Composition Digital Photography Spanish I & II Humanities I & II Management Communications Physics Labs Small Craft Construction Labs Seamanship Labs Electronic Navigation Labs Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning Welding Electrical Power Technical Communications Automation & Control And more…
The successful candidate(s) should be experienced with the subject matter and prior college level teaching proficiency is highly desirable.

For more information, the complete job description or to apply, visit

Director of College & Career Counseling

George Stevens Academy, an independent high school in Blue Hill, seeks an enterprising applicant to serve as Director of College and Career Counseling. For the right candidate, this position could start immediately. GSA’s College and Career Counseling program helps students discover and achieve the best next step after graduation, whether attending college, pursuing specialized vocational training, taking a gap year, or joining the workforce. The Director helps college-bound students and families navigate the admissions and financial aid process and helps students interested in vocational training or entering the workforce find fulfilling options and guides them through the application process.

Visit for a full description and application instructions.

Ellsworth Unitarian Universalist Church Administrative Assistant

We are an active, socially progressive congregation that needs a 10-hour-a-week Administrative Assistant. You are someone who enjoys people, has strong computer and organizational skills to help manage communications, coordinate scheduling/calendars, and provide administrative support to the board, committees, and minister. Flexible weekday schedule with some remote hours possible for a person comfortable working independently. Please send a letter of interest and your resume to Rev. Sara Hayman at
HYLAN AND BROWN Boatbuilders has been designing, building and restoring wooden boats in Brooklin Maine for over 20 years. Our dedicated team of skilled and versatile craftspeople take great pride in building and caring for exceptional watercraft. SEEKING BOAT YARD APPRENTICE. We're looking for someone to join our talented team at entry level to participate in all aspects of boat construction and maintenance. Responsibilities may include: painting, carpentry help, yard/ boat moving help, mechanical help, grounds maintenance etc. A good work ethic, attention to detail, willingness to learn, ability to follow instructions and ability to work well with other people and work independently are all a must! Competitive pay and excellent growth potential for the right person. E-mail: or call 359-9807 Brooklin, Maine.
THE GOOD LIFE CENTER in Harborside seeks resident stewards for the 2023 season. Responsibilities include caring for organic vegetable garden, light maintenance, welcoming visitors, providing tours and introducing educational programs. FMI/apply: by 1/15/23.

Jobs Wanted

EXPERIENCED CLEANERS available for before hours/early mornings/flexible cleanings. Residential, office, churches. Weekly, monthly, bi-weekly, irregular cleanings. References available. Call/text 701-7408.


PROBLEM WITH FOOD? Overeaters Anonymous meets weekly, Thursdays at 7 p.m., Deer Isle-Sunset Congregational Church 57 Church St, Deer Isle. Visit for more info.
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.


BLUE HILL TERRACE 2BR - VACANCIES! Quiet community setting, close to local shops and George Stevens Academy! Section 8 Vouchers Welcome-Rent starts at $962! View property and print application at
Maine Development Associates 1-800-639-1747 TTY Dial 711 We are an Equal Opportunity organization.

BROOKSVILLE. Unit 1 of 2, 2 BD, 1 BA, heat and electricity included. $1,200/month, first, last and security up front. For more information: 326-4801.
DEER ISLE. Year round apartment, 2 BR, 1 BA. Heat, HW, plowing and lawn maintenance included. Shared laundry area. On-site Parking. $1,350/month plus electricity. Call 367-2828 or email for more info or to apply.

One and Two Bedroom Apartments Harborview Apartments Blue Hill

Due to the housing shortage in Hancock County, Harborview Apartments is making a limited number of apartments available, regardless of age or income.
One bedroom apartments at $995 and two bedroom apartments at $1,175. Air conditioned. On site laundry. Reserved parking.

Contact: Penbay Property Management 735-5337

STONINGTON. In town, two-bedroom duplex in 2-family house with BEAUTIFUL views of the harbor, natural light, wood floors. Happy place. WiFi, TV, dishwasher, washer/dryer, parking. No smoking. Available Dec. 1-May 31. Reasonable rent. Very private. Call 718-791-4324.
SURRY. Unique cozy newly renovated furnished studio on second floor of barn for right person through April. Text or call: 207-400-0494.


ALWAYS BUYING OLD BOOKS. Will make house calls for larger collections. No paperbacks please. Andre Strong Bookseller, Blue Hill. 374-8825.

HAND TOOLS WANTED to buy: Chisels, planes, spoke shaves, adzs, axes, calipers, hammers, etc. Stanley, Starrett, Bailey etc. Collections and estate lots. Leave message at 888-405-2007. Liberty Tool Co., Liberty, Maine, open 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Thur.-Mon. and Hulls Cove Tool Barn, Bar Harbor, open 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday or call Skip 288-5126.



Nomination papers are available beginning November 28, 2022 at the Superintendent’s Office in Deer Isle, Maine, for one (1) three-year term seat for the Deer Isle-Stonington CSD #13 School Board. Nomination papers must be returned by January 5, 2023.


Nomination papers for Selectperson, Tax Collector, Town Clerk, Treasurer, Fire Chief, Planning Board, School Board and Budget and Advisory Committee members will be available on November 24, 2022 at the Town Clerk's Office. Completed Nomination Papers must be received by the Town Clerk by 8 p.m., Thursday, January 5, 2023. Clerk's hours: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, and Thursday evenings: 6-8 p.m.


Nomination papers are available at the Deer Isle Town Office as of Wednesday, November 23, 2022. They must be returned no later than the close of business on Thursday, January 5, 2023. Nomination papers are available for the following positions: 1. Selectman 3-year term 2. Treasurer/Tax Collector 1-year term 3. Town Clerk 1-year term
Heather Cormier, Town Clerk

TOWN OF SEDGWICK Nomination Papers

Nomination papers for the March 3, 2023 town election will be available beginning Wednesday, November 23, 2022, for the following offices: 1st Selectman, Assessor, and Overseer of the Poor, 3-year term Treasurer, 3-year term School Committee, 2 seats, 3-year terms Papers due back by Monday, January 2, 2023. See or call the clerk to take out papers: 359-2275, 610-0585, or 326-9012; office hours, Wed., 12-5 p.m., and Thurs., 12-7 p.m.; other times by arrangement.


Nomination papers will be available at the Town Office as of November 28, 2022, for the following offices: • Selectman, 3 year term – two positions Nomination papers are due back to the Clerk by 4 p.m. on Thursday, January 5, 2023. Town Clerk hours are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Mary C. Roche, Town Clerk