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

Business Services

AT HOME CARE at reasonable rates. We are currently offering private care choices for you, or your loved one, in your own home, or your chosen facility. We offer our highly recommended, vastly experienced, professional caregivers to assist you or your loved one in daily life necessities including: Light cooking/cleaning, some transportation, as well as respite care, end of life transition, and more. We offer flexible care hours to help meet your needs, and make your care choices work best for your situation. If you are seeking the absolute best care choice for you, or your loved one consider us. Our impeccable references, and background checks are available per request. Terry, Sandy, Kathy, Melissa. Terry: 207-460-0401, Sandy: 207-266-3297.
AT YOUR SERVICE Island Concierge & Information Service. 24 hours a day will help in any way. Go to or call Ginger, 348-6289.
IN-HOME CARE. Looking for someone to take acre of your loved one? Great references, great work ethic. There are two of us. 20+ years experience. Please call 542-9826, lets talk.
RELIABLE, TRUSTWORTHY HOUSE cleaning with a "Personal Touch." Spring cleaning, one-time clean, weekly or biweekly. Whatever you need. Excellent references. Call 348-6893 and ask for Laura.
HARDSCRABBLE STONE and Landscaping. Stonework and landscape construction, walls, patios, walkways and steps. Tree work, drainage, lawn and garden installation and maintenance. 479-2931. Check us out on Facebook!
ADVANCEDHYPNOSISCENTERPA.ORG. Stop smoking, stress, weight loss, etc. Local, year-round, non-judgemental. Free consult. Phone, office or Skype. Phil Brady, 348-2830.
CUSHIONS AND SLIPCOVERS, using the many fabrics I carry; foam available. Scheduling ahead., 359-8583,
CHAIRS. Caned, rush or splint. 29 years experience. Jackie Pelletier, 348-6624, or 171 Dow Rd., Deer Isle.
A TO Z Repair and 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.
BERGIN PAINTING: Reliable affordable service since 2001. Residential/Commercial. Interior/Exterior. Highest quality painting and restoration. Pressure washing. Lead certified. Insured. Free estimates. For photos/references: 207-266-7599.
APPLE TREE PRUNING for beauty, longevity, fruitfulness. Phil Norris and crew. Young trees trained, old trees brought back. 374-2159.

Hugh Sadlier

Healing with Hypnosis

RAY WEED PLUMBING & HEATING. Complete plumbing and heating service, installation and maintenance. 367-5005.
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.
DC ALLEN & SONS PAINTING. Interior, exterior painting, pressure washing and drywall taping. Fully insured. Free estimate, with 20 years experience. Call David, 266-7971.
BLUE HILL PIANO SERVICE. Professional tuning, repairs, appraisals. Humidity control systems. Serving Hancock County for 30 years. Philip Norris, 374-2159.
DOG CARE in my home. Kennel-free boarding. Special needs and extended visits welcome. 479-0939.
A.K. ALLEN, LLC. Building and remodeling houses, custom tiling, interior/exterior painting, small excavation jobs. Snow plowing, sanding, and much more. Fully insured. Free estimates. 207-266-4875.
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.
WINDOW TREATMENTS AND SEWING for home and boat. Creative and practical consultations, solutions and installations. Graber Shades & Blinds dealer. Experienced., 348-2333.
LANDSCAPING DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION. Homesite development and clearing. Projects selected for annual Deer Isle garden tour 2008 and 2012. 367-5010.

Give your furniture a facelift.
I carry foam and fabric.
19 years experience.
Call 367-5100

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

ARBORGREEN TREE CARE & Forest Management. Removals, planting, pruning, cabling, fire and tick prevention. Licensed, insured. Joshua Burhoe, 479-2761.
LAWN MOWING, CARETAKING, carpentry services and field mowing. Fully insured. 266-3909. Barry Duffy.
CARPENTRY, FLOOR SANDING and Refinishing. David M. Carter, Mines Rd., Blue Hill. Experienced/Insured. Call for estimates. 374-5771.
PCF TECH SERVICES - Computer repair – Wi-Fi setup – smart TVs – streaming devices - networking – friendly in-home service - 16 years experience - Call Tim, 326-9528.

Card of Thanks

A big thank you to the staff of Northern Lights BHMH where my husband, Larry, received great care. Everyone was so good to him, knowledgeable, and treated him with respect. I want to thank everyone for being there for him.

His wife, Julia

Child Care

HEARTHSTONE FOREST PRESCHOOL is enrolling now for Summer Camp and the 2019-20 school year. Jennifer McCall, 359-8406.


DEER ISLE YOGA classes. Moderate, Mondays, 8:30-10 a.m. Deer Isle Congregational Church, Fellowship Hall. Drop-ins welcome. Certified Instructor, S. Brennan Murphy, 326-3236.
BLUE HILL ZUMBA CLASSES, Wednesdays at PMAL. Zumba Gold (low impact) 6-6:30 p.m., Zumba Fitness 6:45-7:30 p.m. Facebook- Zumba Fitness w/ Miranda,

Jobs Available

Assistant Custodian Blue Hill Consolidated School 2018-2019 School Year

Assistant Custodian Come join a great team! The Blue Hill Consolidated School is a busy building with a lot of community support, and hosts never-ending events for both the school and the town. The custodial staff keeps the building pristine and welcoming for each and every event. Maine current CHRC fingerprinting necessary. Blue Hill Consolidated School is a pre-K - Gr. 8 school with about 270 students. This position is year-round, full time. The hourly pay is approximately $16 per hour, depending on experience. 100% single subscriber BC/BS and dental. For more information contact Shelly Schildroth, Principal at 207-374-2202. To request an application call the office of the Superintendent, Mark Hurvitt, 207-374-9927, or stop in the office at 20 Hinckley Ridge Rd., Blue Hill to pick one up. To get an application via email: Applications close when suitable candidate is found.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

HANDYMAN, PART-TIME for large property on Orcutt Harbor in Brooksville. Wed./Thu. during spring and summer, Wed. during winter. Must be a self-starter, very responsible and dependable. Experience with ATV required. Also involves some painting and yard work. Email

~ Volunteer Service Since 1980 ~
Bereavement Services Coordinator

This vital position has overall responsibility for management of bereavement support services including one-on-one and group support, as well as Bereavement Support Volunteer management. The successful candidate will have college education or professional equivalent, previous social work or human services experience, working knowledge of hospice and/or bereavement support services; supervision/training experience, preferably with volunteers; strong communications, team-work and people skills and Microsoft Office computer experience. Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County is a state-licensed, independent non-profit agency with strong community collaborations.

Review of resumes will begin March 28. Mail resume and cover letter to: Jody Wolford-Tucker, Exec. Dir. Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County 14 McKenzie Avenue, Ellsworth, ME 04605

INN ON THE HARBOR is looking for a few great people to join our current housekeeping staff this season. We offer competitive wages, flexible hours and a fun atmosphere. Happy, dependable and honest candidates may contact us at 367-2420, or stop in for an application.
OAKLAND HOUSE INN and Seaside Resort, located on the beautiful Brooksville-side shores of Eggemoggin Reach in Penobscot Bay, is hiring the following positions, both full- and part-time: Front desk, food servers, dishwashers, line cooks, maintenance (potential immediate start date). Scheduling is somewhat flexible. Dates are approximately May 15-October 15. We are looking for friendly, hard-working team players with a commitment to providing the best service to our guests. To apply for any position, please email
DOCK STAFF at Kollegewidgwok Yacht Club in Blue Hill. 40 hrs/wk, mid June-Labor Day. Small boat experience helpful, but not necessary. Call Dave at 266-2316.
COOKS AND WAIT STAFF wanted at the Fish Net. Call 812-1703 or 610-9087.

Carpentry Needed in S. Brooksville

To complete before the end of June Replace pantry counter, sink, drawers and under-cabinets. Repair porch stairs and railings. Repair sagging dining room floor.

Call Bill between 5 and 8 p.m. to schedule a visit, 374-3763

TOWN OF STONINGTON has a job opening in the Public Works Department. Must have Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and be able to do heavy lifting. Job entails operation of heavy trucks and equipment, snowplowing and maintaining public ways, sidewalks, buildings and grounds work, street sweeping, repairs and equipment maintenance and adherence to good safety practices and able to pass drug tests. Position is full-time with benefits. Application is available on the town website at Please send resume or job applications to: Town of Stonington, PO Box 9, Stonington, Maine 04681 or email to Stonington is an EOE. Position will remain open until filled.
MAINE MARITIME ACADEMY seeks temporary Pre-/Post-Cruise Engineering Faculty for approximately 3-4 weeks in May/June. Please visit for job description and application instructions. EOE

KITCHEN POSITIONS AVAILABLE A.M./P.M. Prep and Chef Positions Available Mid May–Early October. Good pay, friendly work environment. 359-4651, ask for Rich or Kim. Equal Opportunity Employer

Island Heritage Trust is hiring!

Development Director Volunteer Coordinator/Office Manager Summer Stewardship Assistant Check our website for full position descriptions. Accepting applications until suitable candidates are found. Island Heritage Trust is the land trust for the Deer Isle–Stonington community.
SEEKING SEASONAL HOUSE CLEANER for weekly farmhouse rental. Saturdays for 3-4 hours between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Mid-May through September. $125/week plus a seasonal bonus. Must provide professional references. Call Rachael 409-7322.
GENERAL LABOR for boat commissioning. No experience required. Painting experience a plus. Seal Cove Boatyard, Brooksville. 326-4422,
BROOKSVILLE-HOUSEKEEPER Part time housekeeping/laundry /general helper for Dreaming of Maine’s Lone Pine & Crow’s Nest Cottages. Mid-week days plus an occasional Sat. or Sun. Early June - end of Oct. Email cover letter and resume to:


For large oceanfront estate on Orcutt Harbor in Brooksville. Two days per week (Wed. & Thu.) year-round. Ability to manage all property responsibilities, including vendors, repairs, and seasonal tasks. Must have comparable experience and administrative skills. Competitive pay based on experience.

Contact Debbie at 763-479-7137 or email résumé to

EXPERIENCED PAINTERS WANTED. High end, interior work. Drivers License a must. Contact Blue Hill Painting at 812-8818 or 374-2949.
CHILDREN'S SUMMER CAMP near Brooksville has an immediate opening for a full-time handyman who is knowledgeable in carpentry, electrical and plumbing work. Compensation dependent on experience. Please email for more information.
BLUE HILL COUNTRY CLUB has one job opening to join grounds crew. Experience with zero turn mowers, weed whacking and leaf blowing are a plus, but willing to train the right hard-working, dependable person in basic care as well as fine turf care. Position runs mid-April through October. Pay based on ability and experience, and includes golfing privileges. Contact Lewis Blodgett, 207-610-2552 for info or send resume/work experience to
OPERA HOUSE ARTS is hiring! Seeking a part-time bookkeeper. For details, please visit


THE ISLAND PANTRY is open from 5:30-7 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

WANTED: 2-4 ACRES to build a small cabin in Penobscot. Old farm, mix of field, trees and view ideal. Please contact Jon Alberts at:


OFFICE SPACE AVAILABLE at Blue Hill Center for Yoga. Seeking quiet tenant. $300/mo. Call 207-664-8546 for more information.
MATINICUS ISLAND. Spacious house with views of Criehaven and Matinicus Rock Light, with short walk to Sand Beach. All modern conveniences. Cal 207-266-2316.
BLUE HILL, SaraSara's space for lease, on Main St., great location. Contact John and Annette Candage, 266-4379.
CASTINE. Furnished 1BR apt., MMA 10 mins. Lease Aug. 20, 2019- May 20, 2020. $900/mo. includes internet, utilities. 2 people, 2 cars max. No smoke, no pets. First month and deposit due at signing. Text/call 207-902-4688.
BLUE HILL. 8'x14' office space. Parking and signage. High speed internet access. High visibility. $200/mo., includes everything. Call 266-2840.
BLUE HILL, custom built, 2,500 sq. ft. home for rent. 5 minutes from downtown. References are a must. Call for further details, 669-2525.

Suite for Lease in upscale building
Gallery • Salon • Professional Office • Your Business
Ample Paved Parking, Radiant Heat, Air Conditioned
Call Sandy Douvarjo 374-2254

Yard Sales

BROOKLIN INN. 22 Reach Road, Brooklin. Sat., March 23, 10a.m.-2 p.m. Beds, dressers, tables of all size, dining chairs, bar stools, lamps, linens and much more.


TOWN OF PENOBSCOT Shellfish Conservation Committee

The Town of Penobscot will be accepting applications for Commercial Shellfish Harvesting Licenses until April 1, 2019. Applications are available from the Town Clerk and quantities may be limited. Please make note of Clerk hours.


The Planning Board will hold a meeting on March 27, 2019 at 7 p.m., at the Town Hall to consider the following business: 1. Peter & Valerie Duncan for a 280 linear foot repair of rip/rap on 160 Oak Point Rd in Deer Isle, Tax Map 13 with Lot 35. 2. Peter Whiting to construct a new Residence with septic and well on Longview Lane in Deer Isle, Tax Map 37 with Lot 61A. 3. David Goddard for a 250 linear foot repair of shore stabilization on 11 Marys Lane in Deer Isle, Tax Map 12 with Lot 61. 4. Rupert Finke & Sigrid Noack to stabilize the shore and for landscaping on Blastow Cove Rd in Little Deer Isle, Tax Map 30, with Lot 58- 2 & 3. 5. Scott Thurston for installation of a pier, ramp and seasonal float, the property is located at 35 Cairns Lane in Little Deer Isle, Tax 35, with lot 12-06. 6. To consider any other business that may properly be brought before the board. Flood Plain maps are available for the public to review at the Town Office.

Deer Isle Planning Board Jeremy Stewart, Chairman

TOWN OF DEER ISLE Notice to Non-resident Shellfish Harvesters

Applications for all non-resident commercial shellfish harvesting licenses will be accepted on May 1, from 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Deer Isle Town Hall. The Town Clerk or designate shall issue non-resident commercial licenses at a rate of 10% of resident commercial licenses sold in accordance with DMR Regulation, Chapter 7 (7.40). To qualify to be included in the lottery, one must have completed 7 hours of conservation time before 9 a.m. on May 1, 2019, and must be present. The names will be drawn at 9:30 a.m. from the qualified applicants present. A waiting list will be established during the lottery drawing process. Shellfish harvesting licenses for residents go on sale on May 1, 2019.

Heather Cormier Deer Isle Town Clerk


Notice is hereby given that the Selectmen of the Town of Brooksville will hold a Public Hearing at the Brooksville Public Service Building Main Meeting Room on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. for consideration of a Liquor License for Timothy Semler, D.B.A. Tinder hearth LLC. Tinder Hearth is located at 1452 Coastal Rd. in Brooksville.

Notice of Intent to File

Please take notice that Sue and Ted Szydlowski, 212 Spring Hill Lane, Lebanon, PA 17402, 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 thru 480-BB on or about March 22, 2019. The application is for constructing a 4-foot-wide x 140-foot-long dock supported by wood frames, a 3-foot-wide x 32-foot-long ramp, and a 10-foot x 20-foot float at 11 Hallock Way, Stonington. A 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. A copy of the application may also be seen at the municipal offices in Stonington, 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.