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The Weekly Packet
Touring Through Time opens a window into the past
An 18th century doll in its doll-sized crib. A sextant used to navigate steamships in the early 1900s.
BHHT geologist reveals secrets of John B. Mountain
On a hot, sunny day 30 people gathered at the base of John B. Mountain in Brooksville to follow geologist George Fields on a hike up the hill.
Head custodian Colberth is honored by professionals, peers
Kim Colberth, head custodian for Brooksville Elementary School, in Brooksville, Maine, relaxes in her favorite place in the school, the library.
Blacksmith and wood turning highlighted at Wilson Museum
There have been some changes at the campus of the Wilson Museum on Perkins Street in Castine.
A Sense of Direction
Here is a beautiful sight that orients everyone who comes down the stairs at this house designed by Eric Chase Architects of Brooksville, Maine.
New Brooksville principal takes on challenges, strengths of a small, rural school
Todd Nelson, a principal, teacher and writer with deep ties to the Blue Hill Peninsula, began his tenure as teaching principal at Brooksville Elementary School on July 1. He brings more than 35 years of experience as an educator in independent and public schools, including in Penobscot, where he and his wife Lesley live, and in Castine.
The Rev. Susan Davenport to serve Brooksville Methodist Church
The Rev. Susan Davenport has been appointed to the Brooksville United Methodist Church by Bishop Sudarshana Devadhar, Resident Bishop of the New England Conference of the United Methodist Church.
Clouds part for Harborside July 4 celebration
Despite the doom and gloom weather predictions for the holiday, the clouds parted and the sun shone on the Independence Day celebration at Harborside on July 4. A parade of Brooksville citizens took to the street promptly at 10 a.m. to celebrate our nation's birthday, and this was followed by live music and other activities.
Local activists get out and see for themselves, share experience
Local activists Rob Shetterly of Brooksville and Dud Hendrick of Deer Isle offered an overview of their recent travels to Palestine on Sunday, June 22, at Reversing Falls Sanctuary in Brooksville.