8 hrs ago
Castine selectmen award gold-headed cane to oldest resident, Jack Castino
The Board of Selectmen celebrated the first agenda item for December 16 with the town's oldest resident -Jack Castino.
11 hrs ago
Three percent increase approved for Union 93 2014-15 budget
The Castine School Board, from left, Joe Spinazola, Chairman Cathy MacArthur and Temple Blackwood approved the Union 93 central office budget on December 17 at Penobscot Community School.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
The Weekly Packet
Healthy Peninsula loses executive director, hires former director for new position
Denise Black, who led Healthy Peninsula for the past year and served as assistant director for the four previous years, announced her resignation on November 25. "It has been wonderful working with all of you, and such a privilege to work across the communities of Blue Hill Peninsula," she wrote in an email sent to a long list of recipients.
The Conservation Trust to merge with BHHT
Two local land trusts with holdings throughout the Blue Hill Peninsula and surrounding towns will become one, when they complete a merger in March 2014.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Bangor Daily News
High school students investigate viability of a flounder fishery in Maine
Todd West, the principal of Deer Isle-Stonington High School, and Carla Guenther, the fisheries science and leadership adviser at Penobscot East Resource Center, are leading students through a year-long project called the Eastern Maine Skippers Program.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Bangor Daily News
What Maine can learn from a Blue Hill Peninsula program that helps elders stay at home
Kara Janes of Castine, then a graduate student at the University of Maine's School of Social Work, sits in a wheelchair at the Lakewood Continuing Care Center in Waterville in July 2011.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Castine questions academy on enrollment, waterfront plans
On November 20, Selectmen David Unger, Peter Vogell and Gus Basile went into a regularly scheduled "town-gown" meeting with several questions raised at their own meeting two days earlier.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Bangor Daily News
Richard Rosen opts out of race to replace Michaud in CD2
In an email to the Bangor Daily News on Friday, Rosen said he has decided to continue his nearly two decades of public service here in Maine.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
John Alden arrested for murder in Maine
It was 1634 and what is now Augusta was called Cushenoc, for the local Indians, and Maine, having not yet become a state, was part of Massachusetts.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Wheelchair nature trail coming to Young's Point Road Road
What began as a "dream of creating a wheelchair and walker accessible nature trail," now has the backing of the National Park Service.
Castine's Main Street redesign inches forward
A survey recently mailed to 700 taxpayers is the next step in determining a new look for Main Street.
Castine and Penobscot power outage limited to 65 minutes
Residents of Castine and Penobscot were spared a lengthy loss of power on the weekend of November 23 and 24, when high winds blew through Maine, causing thousands to lose their electricity.
Shetterly to speak, display portrait in Castine
Nationally recognized Brooksville artist Robert Shetterly will lead the worship service on Sunday, December 1, at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Castine.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Subdivision application meets Castine planning board's approval
The planning board moved one step closer to approving a multi-family housing project on The Shore Road at its November 14 meeting.