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Island Nursing Home Supporting the Island Food Pantry
Collecting for the Island Food Pantry is an annual tradition at the Island Nursing Home and Care Center in Deer Isle .
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Deer Isle's Road Commissioner vote recount ends in tie
Paul Gray was sworn in as interim road commissioner at the Deer Isle board of selectmen's March 6 meeting.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Navigators help locals enroll for health insurance
About four million Americans have enrolled in health care plans through the health care market place created by the Affordable Care Act, more commonly referred to as "Obamacare."
Barrows joins selectmen, Brewer is new chairman
After all the votes were counted on Monday, March 3, the town's residents had elected one new selectman and returned one incumbent to the board.
Veazie, Young promoted at BHBT
She is a graduate of the Northern New England School of Banking. Active in her community, she is on the board of the Island Nursing Home, Blue Hill Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, and is a trustee for Nichols Day Camps.
Voters in Deer Isle approve administrative assistant and assessing agent
With just over 70 warrant articles on its March 3 town meeting agenda, the voters of Deer Isle set municipal goals and funded the government for another year.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Maine Compass: Head Start helps break the chains of generational poverty
Head Start provides children from low-income households a multitude of opportunities they would not likely get otherwise.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Opera House Arts seeks participation in Bridge Project
Students drawing at the Deer Isle-Sedgwick Bridge in Maine, in Fall 2013, as part of The Local Stories Project, an arts integrated learning project sponsored by Opera House Arts in conjunction with the Deer Isle-Stonington Elementary School and Reach Performing Arts Center to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Deer Isle-Sedgwick Bridge in 2014.
Deer Isle proposes hiring assessing agent, administrative assistant
Deer Isle's proposed town budget is expected to come in at about $6,000 more than last year's total of $1,151,740, Third Selectman Lewis Ellis said in a recent telephone call.
Eliot Cutler on Maine's "competitive advantage," collaboration and taxes
"If we don't start, we are never going to get there," said Independent gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler as he addressed a group of fishermen at Stonington's Harbor CafA©.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Two Maine men charged with car burglaries, theft
Two Maine men and a 17-year-old are facing charges in connection to reports of car burglaries and theft.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Bangor Daily News
Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Announces the Promotion of Lisa Veazie and Chris Young
Blue Hill, Maine- Curtis C. Simard, President and CEO of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, along with the Board of Directors, is pleased to announce the following promotions: Lisa Veazie VP/Regional Branch Relationship Manager for Blue Hill & Deer Isle promoted to oversee Ellsworth, Milbridge and Winter Harbor as well.
Bangor Daily News
Maine author's memoir offers behind-the-scenes look at Reagan, how Cold War ended
Well, it turns out that - despite the conservative icon's penchant for Pentagon spending and "evil empire" rhetoric - Reagan put more emphasis on the peace than the strength.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Three candidates for two DIS school board seats on ballot
Three candidates are on the ballot in Deer Isle and Stonington, vying for two open three-year seats on the The two seats up for election are currently held by Lawrence "Skip" Greenlaw, who is running for reelection, and Linda Nelson, who is not running for reelection.
Four vie for second selectman seat in Deer Isle
Four candidates have thrown in their hats for a chance to be Deer Isle's second selectman, a seat held by Twyla Weed for 15 years.
Legislators, local stakeholders discuss home heating "crisis"
"We have a crisis before us," said former state senator Dennis Damon at the Ellsworth Public Library on Friday, February 7. "A crisis of people not being able to heat their homes."
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Rockwell's firefighter to highlight Grogan auction
The highlight of the auction is an oil study for The Fireman by venerated illustrator and American icon Norman Rockwell.