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  1. "Remarkable" Brooklin resident honored with special dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Weekly Packet

    "We ran out of name tags at 100," said Karen Snow, who organized June Eaton Day, held at The Lookout Inn on Flye Point on August 23. The local holiday celebrated the woman who has served the town and been a great friend to many of its citizens over the years. A throng of people crowded the venue to wish her well, some bringing gifts.

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  2. Event in Brooklin promotes woodland stewardshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | The Weekly Packet

    It was a fine day for a walk in the woods on Saturday, July 25, and thus ideal for a Forest Celebration Day. A group of around 50 people attended the event, touring Si Balch's 54-acre property on Naskeag Point to learn about a variety of woodlot management techniques and to see demonstrations of sustainable logging, invasive plant control, field reclamation and other strategies.

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  3. The past comes alive in BrooklinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | The Weekly Packet

    Such was June Eaton's explanation of a century-old picture of Center Harbor, taken from Chatto Island, in which the area was decidedly bare of the evergreens and other trees so plentiful today. Eaton warmly welcomed visitors to the rooms tucked behind the Brooklin Town Hall building, where the Keeping Society ferrets away all things historical for posterity.

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  4. Strong winds power fleet of 96 in Eggemoggin Reach RegattaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | The Weekly Packet

    More than 100 classic yachts raced up the Reach and down Jericho Bay on Saturday, August 1, as the Eggemoggin Reach Regatta capped three days of racing through Penobscot Bay. While past years have seen the start delayed and the course shortened by lack of wind, the horn sounded the start of the first fleet, the Vintage A Class, on schedule at 11 a.m., with the next seven classes beginning at 10-minute intervals.

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  5. Brooklin preserve awaits parkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | The Weekly Packet

    While the Harriman Point Preserve is technically open, public parking is still not yet in place, and signs posted on Tinkers Lane advise no parking is allowed. "We are working hard to create parking on nearby town property.

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  6. Brooklin voters reject building ordinance at town meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | The Weekly Packet

    Well over 60 town residents-many of whom were fueled by goodies peddled by Brooklin's eighth graders-gathered in the school gym to vote on a litany of municipal and school warrant articles on Saturday, April 4. A warrant article proposing the adoption of a "Notice of Intent to Alter or Construct Ordinance" was soundly rejected by those assembled. Residents had been eager to discuss this issue, and the second of two attempts to move the warrant article up in the meeting's agenda passed, with the matter being advanced so that it followed lunch break.

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  7. Brooklin 'safe routes to school' path slated for 2016-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Weekly Packet

    Nearly 30 miles of state roads winding through the Peninsula will receive a coat of light paving in 2015, according to the Maine Department of Transportation three-year work plan released this month. The Falls Bridge in South Blue Hill, a subject of public hearings and discussions late last year, is set for $315,000 worth of preliminary engineering toward future improvements.

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  8. Gift conserves a peninsula in BrooklinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | The Weekly Packet

    Maine Coast Heritage Trust, a statewide land conservation organization, recently announced it has formally taken ownership of a gift of a 138-acre property in Brooklin on Harriman Point. The property was left to President Tim Glidden said in a news release.

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