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2009 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE. Low mileage (about 85K). MD car, never been in Maine winter. $6,500. 632-3550 call or text.
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.

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

CHAIRS. Caned, rush or splint. 35 years experience. Jackie Pelletier, 348-6624,, or 171 Dow Rd., Deer Isle.
EAGLE CUSTOM WORK. Carpentry, masonry, cabinetry, and tile work, no job too small or too big! Serving all areas. 355-5902.
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,
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:
LAWN MOWING & CARETAKING services. 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.
LONG COVE TRACTOR WORKS AND CARETAKING. Tree cleanup and removal, tilling, raking, mowing. Fully Insured. 207-812-4127.
RAY WEED PLUMBING & HEATING. Complete plumbing and heating service, installation and maintenance. 367-5005.
SMALL CARPENTRY/REPAIR jobs wanted. Many years of experience. References available. Call Foster 479-4704.

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

Jobs Available


Oakland House seaside inn is hiring for the season and have positions in reception and housekeeping. We are also looking to fill a management position and a chef for breakfast and limited dinners. Please send inquiries to the owner, at
ARAGOSTA: Housekeepers $18/ hour. Breakfast servers $17/hour. Breakfast chef pay based on experience. April-October. Email No drop-ins.
COOK (SEASONAL POSITION) Kneisel Hall Chamber Music School and Festival is a premier summer music festival located in Blue Hill, Maine. For ten weeks each summer, Kneisel Hall offers public concerts, music camps, and residential music training programs. Kneisel Hall is seeking a Cook to prepare meals for students and staff who live on Kneisel Hall campus during the summer. The Cook also manages the overall running of the kitchen and dining hall, and supervises kitchen assistants. This is a 10 week seasonal contract position from June 14, 2023 to Aug 23, 2023. Great pay. For more information call 374-2811 or email


George Stevens Academy, an independent 9-12 town academy in Blue Hill, is seeking two full-time teachers to start in the fall. A MATH teacher who works well in a collaborative environment is needed to teach primarily 9th and 10th grade Algebra I and Pre-algebra. Depending on the candidate, other courses may be included. A HISTORY teacher is needed for a one-year leave replacement position for 2023-24 and will teach primarily U.S. History. They also will teach other courses depending on experience and interest. Interested applicants should visit to download and print out Employment Application #1, fill it out, and send it, along with a cover letter, résumé, and letters of reference, to Mr. David Stearns, Dean of Curriculum & Instruction, George Stevens Academy, 23 Union Street, Blue Hill, ME 04614. Applicants also may scan the completed application and email it and the rest of the application package to Mr. Stearns at


Teach sailing lessons to kids aged 8-16, beg.-adv. Conduct club races most Wednesday and Saturday afternoons. Assist with boats landing at the dock. Supervise one overnight campout. Keep clubhouse tidy and boats in order. Please see our website at for more information.
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.

Jobs Wanted

EXPERIENCED CLEANERS with availability to clean one small Saturday rental in Deer Isle. References available. Call or 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. 380 Ellsworth Rd., timberframe, spaces available for office or conference space. Upstairs: Room 1, 465 sq. ft., $700/month, and Room 2, 600 sq. ft., $900/month. Downstairs: 625 sq. ft., $815/month. Utilities included. Downeast Properties. 266-3276.
DEER ISLE. 1 BD rental in Sunset, $1,200/month plus utilities. First, last and security required. Unfurnished, move-in ready and cat friendly. 266-3276.
SARGENTVILLE-Artist’s/Writing Studios-2 Studios available for working artists, writers, designers, coders etc. Conveniently located in the heart of The Peninsula, halfway between just about everything. Each private room is freshly painted and includes updated electricity, heat and wireless internet, 24- hour access (not live-in) and parking. Both have direct access to a full bathroom. $175 or $225/month. Call for more information 359-2486.
WOODWORKING SHOP SPACE for rent weekly or monthly, 22'x32'. Fully equipped. 359-2316.


ALWAYS BUYING OLD BOOKS. Will make house calls for larger collections. No paperbacks please. Andre Strong Bookseller, Blue Hill. 374-8825.
GAS STOVE OR RANGE in good condition. 30", oven optional. Call or text 207-702-0180.
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.



IN RE: SolAmerica Energy, LLC Proposal for Solar Energy Facility (165 South Street, Blue Hill, Maine) (Tax Map 33 Lot 19A) Notice is hereby given that the Town of Blue Hill Planning Board will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 5:30 p.m. at the Blue Hill Town Office, 18 Union Street, Blue Hill, Maine, for the purpose of accepting additional limited public testimony on a proposal of SolAmerica to construct a large-scale solar farm. Members of the public may attend the public hearing, but may only provide testimony concerning certain additional application materials to be filed by SolAmerica on Friday, January 27, 2023. To inspect the additional application materials, please visit the Town Office during business hours or contact Code Enforcement Officer Bryce Farnham at to request an electronic copy.


The town of Deer Isle will hold a public hearing on Thursday, February 16, 2023 at 5 p.m. in the Deer Isle Town Office for the purpose of reviewing third party funding requests that will be voted by referendum on March 6, 2023. We will also discuss proposed ordinances that will be considered at the March 6, 2023 Town Meeting. For more information, visit


Absentee ballots for the Stonington Annual Town Meeting are available as of February 1, 2023.


Nomination papers will be available January 26, 2023 for the following positions: One three-year Selectman, Assessor and General Assistance Admin. Two three-year School Board Member(s). All papers must be returned (in person) to the Surry Town Office by 4 p.m. on March 7, 2023.