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  1. Brooklin gift shop turns over new 'Leaf'Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Weekly Packet

    Last spring, Betsy's Sunflower, a popular kitchen and assorted goods store, decided to permanently close shop. But, shortly after the announcement was made, an acquaintance with a dream pitched an offer to Betsy that she gladly accepted.

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  2. Tarantula, turtle and 'Mr. Peepers' enthrall, teachRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Weekly Packet

    Humans have long looked to the animal and insect world to learn how to make things work, or work better. Biomimicry, as the practice is called, was presented in a highly entertaining and informative way for children and adults at the Friend Memorial Library on July 17 when Christoffer Scott of the Chewonki Foundation brought a traveling natural history zoo consisting of a tarantula, a box turtle and a duck.

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  3. Local voices, global issues: Paul Mayewski on climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Weekly Packet

    Climate change has been at the center of environmental and political discourse for well over a decade but perhaps never so much as now. The United States recently pulled out of the Paris Agreement, a coalition of nations working to reach a consensus on ways to reduce the human factors contributing to climate change.

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  4. Historical societies plan special weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Weekly Packet

    Each summer, historical societies across the state open their doors for the weekend, and a window into what life, and artifacts, were like in the past. Local societies will showcase their summer exhibits and permanent collections, alongside demonstrations and refreshments.

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  5. Blue Hill Bach adds events to festival scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | Weekly Packet

    Blue Hill Bach has added two events to the schedule of festival events this month. On Wednesday, July 19, at 6 p.m. at Atlantic Boat Company, 355 Flye Point Road in Brooklin, the public is invited to a free workshop with Baroque dance specialist Carlos Fittante.

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  6. Bach music festival to feature music, danceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | Weekly Packet

    Blue Hill Bach will begin its seventh season with its annual summer music festival, opening on Thursday, July 20, at 7:30 p.m. with "1723: Herr Bach Comes to Town" at St. Francis by the Sea Episcopal Church in Blue Hill. The concert will feature works from Bach's first year in Leipzig-the Prelude and Fugue 547 and Cantata 40, Darzu ist erschienen der Sohn Gottes-as well as music by Georg Philipp Telemann and Christoph Graupner, who were offered but turned down the cantor position at Leipzig's Thomaskirche that Bach assumed.

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  7. Brooklin Youth Corps season under wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 3 | Weekly Packet

    The teens specialize in landscaping, gardening, painting and household chores, as well as community service projects. Created in 1997 by Brooklin selectmen and citizens to give teens a summertime activity and a chance to try out the working world, the is subsidized by annual fund donations, grants, and funds approved at town meeting.

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  8. Castine author brings her life, memories and community aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | Weekly Packet

    A memoir drawing on family, place and community, Settling Twice, by Castine author Deborah Joy Corey, is quietly being celebrated in her home town and state before a national release in August. Written over a period of 10 years, with published essays and the death of her parents as starting points, the book shifts between Corey's native New Brunswick, Canada, and Castine, narrowing in on the Castine waterfront and Eaton's Boat Yard, as seen from her nearby sailing loft-turned-writing studio.

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  9. New law solidifies 'home rule' for local food ordinancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | Weekly Packet

    It becomes valid September 14, 90 days after the signing. The law applies only to food or food products that are grown, produced or processed by individuals within that municipality who sell directly to consumers.

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  10. Nygren pleads guilty to embezzlement from Brooklin Boat YardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Weekly Packet

    Steve Nygren, charged with 63 counts of bank fraud after embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from the Brooklin Boat Yard, plead guilty on Tuesday, June 20, in According to court records, from June 2014 through August 2015, Nygren used his position as financial officer of a Brooklin, Maine business to forge and embezzle 63 checks worth over $732,000. In 2015, he charged $62,000 to business credit cards for unauthorized personal purchases.

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  11. Brooklin votes for permanent public access to Center Harbor shoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Weekly Packet

    The sixty-odd citizens spread across the Brooklin School gymnasium for town meeting on Saturday, April 1, passed all articles presented in the warrant, showed their support for the town's volunteer firefighters and EMTs, and, if they lingered past adjournment, heard that the Brooklin Store will open its doors in four to six weeks. They also walked away with permanent public access to the waters off Center Harbor after unanimously approving an easement between the town and Steven White and Brooklin Boat Yard.

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  12. Local students to celebrate poetryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Weekly Packet

    Opera House Arts will host the first-ever Voice 2 Voice Declamation Contest Presentation at the Stonington Opera House on Friday, April 7, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The public presentation marks the culmination of two months of immersion of Opera House teaching artists in four partner schools. Over 120 students in grades 5-8 from Deer Isle-Stonington, Blue Hill, Sedgwick and Brooklin elementary schools have been analyzing and presenting spoken poetry as a means of developing their voices and self-expression.

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  13. Brooklin board to hire consultant on school's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Weekly Packet

    With the 2017-18 budget work behind them, the school board has returned to the future of the Brooklin School in light of declining enrollment. A consultant built into next year's budget, at $5,000, will be hired earlier than July 1, which had been originally planned.

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  14. Brooklin to vote on 78 items at town meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | Weekly Packet

    The 2017-18 Brooklin municipal budget is up $3,906 from the previous year, coming in at $818,822, according to the town warrant, which is now available at the town office and Friend Memorial Library. The line item that is up the most this year is Road Construction and Paving, at $114,000, up from $93,000 last year.

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  15. Brooklin to ask voters to approve $1.87 million school budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | Weekly Packet

    In mid-January, the school board approved a 2017-18 budget of $1,870,940, which will be presented to voters at town meeting on Saturday, April 1. Overall, the budget is slightly down from this year although, by using less balance forward as revenue than in the previous three years, the tax burden is set to increase. Based on an estimated $233,011 balance at the end of this school year, the board is apportioning $123,712 of that for 2017-18.

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  16. Penobscot principal steps down in June after 13 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Weekly Packet

    Allen Cole has taught and led the students and faculty of Penobscot Community School for the past 13 years as a teaching principal. That number is his lucky number, and it was with that in mind that, after 13 years, Cole made the decision at the beginning of the school year to retire in June.

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  17. Second generation Brooklin Road Commissioner continues workRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Weekly Packet

    Since March of 1977, Neil Allen has been filling potholes, digging ditches and keeping the roads safe for the residents of Brooklin as the town's road commissioner. Allen is running for reelection again this year, something he has done, and won, every year for the past 40 years.

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  18. Blue Hill Selectmen still grappling with legalized marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | Weekly Packet

    Whether to enact a moratorium, a prohibition or do nothing at all is the decision facing Blue Hill Selectmen regarding retail marijuana sales, cultivation and social clubs. All may be legal in Maine next year, after a narrow voter referendum victory in November, and a legislative amendment to extend a moratorium until February 1, 2018.

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  19. Hearing set on Benjamin River Bridge replacementRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | Weekly Packet

    The Maine Department of Transportation will hold a preliminary public hearing on Tuesday, March 7, at the Sedgwick Town Hall, 574 N. Sedgwick Rd., at 6 p.m. on a $1.5 million capital project to replace the Benjamin River Bridge. will present proposed recommendations while also drawing citizen comments and concerns, and answering questions, part of the public process the state transportation department conducts for all bridge replacements.

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  20. PERC to become Maine Center for Coastal FisheriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Weekly Packet

    There are a number of changes coming down the pike for Stonington-based Penobscot East Resource Center-not the least of which is a name change. As of March 1, Penobscot East Resource Center welcomes the new moniker Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries.

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