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Stonington, Maine is located in Hancock County. Zip codes in Stonington, ME include 04681, and 04645. The median home price in Stonington is $269,900. More Stonington information.

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Thursday Jul 17 | Island Ad-Vantages

Stonington House Tour showcases expansions, renovations

Brilliant July sunshine streamed through the windows of the five houses on the 12th annual Stonington House Tour Friday, July 11, highlighting unique aspects of the hillside homes.

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Thursday Jul 17 | Island Ad-Vantages

Kneisel Hall Young Artists to perform in Stonington

Opera House Arts announced in a news release that Kneisel Hall Young Artists will offer a free concert on Thursday, July 24, at 7 p.m. at 's Burnt Cove Community Church venue as part of its "Chamber at the Church" concert series.

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Thursday Jul 17 | Weekly Packet

Lobster boat races turn Stonington Harbor into high-speed race track

It's no-holds-barred when the Maine Lobster Boat Race circuit hits Stonington. With spectator boats lined up and tied up along the race course, lobster boats of all sizes and class rocked the harbor, competing for prestige and prizes on July 13. "This is the best venue on the coast," said Roger Kennedy, owner of the Calvin Beal-built ... (more)

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Thursday Jul 17 | Weekly Packet

Stonington taxes go up; selectmen blame school budget

It was a group of unhappy selectmen Monday night, July 14, that set the tax rate for this budget year, increasing the rate almost one full point from last year.

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Thursday Jul 17 | Weekly Packet

Opera House plans screenings of Jon Imber's Left Hand

Painters Jill Hoy and Jon Imber. Imber, who died earlier this year, is profiled in the Maine Masters series "John Imber's Left Hand," to premier at the Opera House on July 22 at 6 and 8 p.m. in Stonington, Maine.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

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Local Episcopal priest honored

The Rev. Dr. Cynthia Bourgeault has been named the recipient of the 2014 Contemplative Voices Award presented by the Washington, D.C.-based Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation, according to a news release from the institute.

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Opera House campaign to complete founders' vision

The proposed Opera House expansion will include a new lobby, bathrooms and scene construction shop for the arts center in Stonington, Maine.

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Yosvany Terry to perform in Stonington

Yosvany Terry will play a one-night show on July 15, 2014 at the Burnt Cove Church in Stonington, Maine, hosted by Opera House Arts.

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Hurricane Arthur turns Fourth of July celebrations into two-day affair

The rain held off until the evening on Friday, allowing the Stonington Six and Fun Run to take place .

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Voting machine ordered for town of Stonington

The selectmen on June 30 opted to lease an electronic voting machine that will eliminate the need to hand count most state and federal ballots.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

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Stonington selectmen secure water infrastructure funding, debate potential cell tower sites

The Stonington Water Company is gearing up for several projects designed to improve the water system infrastructure, and to pay for the project, selectmen have signed documents formally accepting a federal Rural Development grant/loan package totaling $1.2 million.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Hyperallergic

Jon Imber: Tangled Up in Hues

It's a late, sunny Wednesday afternoon in mid-June at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art and, aside from a docent at the front desk, I have the whole Jon Imber: Force of Nature show to myself.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Weekly Packet

On a bench or at a beach

Horton Emerson Waterside Park, a short walk down Water St. from Main St., with views of Blue Hill Harbor.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

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Hundreds gather to wish the bridge a happy birthday

A structure that has meant so much to so many celebrated its 75th birthday on Saturday, June 21, under bright skies.

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Stonington gallery offers jazz concerts

The gWatson Gallery will present two jazz concerts in July featuring internationally acclaimed musicians.

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Opera House presents Shakespeare in Stonington

The same eight-member, Actors Equity cast, plus multiple members of the community, including five student interns, will perform both shows.

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Opera House Arts adds second performance of West Side Story

Opera House Arts added a previously unscheduled public concert at its Burnt Cove Church performance hall on Tuesday, July 8, at 7 p.m. Soprano and former Maine Public Broadcasting Network radio personality Suzanne Nance will lead a quartet of accomplished opera singers including John McVeigh , Eric McKeever , and Grace Valdes in a concert version ... (more)

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