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  1. Landfill closure prompts demo price change at transfer stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Weekly Packet

    ... to cover the transition and closure costs, will revert to the contributing towns of Blue Hill, Surry, Sedgwick, Brooksville and Brooklin. Each town will have the option to either have its share returned or be applied to future payments, Matlock ...

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  2. Sports briefs for June 30, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Bangor Daily News

    ... $3,000 for second, $2,000 for third, $1,000 for fourth and $500 for fifth. ELLSWORTH - Adrian van Dereb of Brooksville defeated Julia Rumney of Venice, Florida (6-4, 6-4) in a tight match for the girls 18s and under championship at the Chris Angell ...

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  3. Celebrate Independence Day on Saturday, July 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Weekly Packet

    ... Library will also hold a bake sale on the green. Gather for the parade at 9:45 a.m. in the center of Harborside (Brooksville). Parade starts promptly at 10 a.m. and travels through the village to the start of Harborside Road (at the end of Cape ...

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  4. Young history buffs duke it out at Wilson MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Weekly Packet

    Students from Brooksville, Castine and Penobscot schools faced off in the Maja Trivia 2015 Tournament of Champions on June 9 at the Wilson Museum. The contestants qualified for the tournament by being semi-finalists at their respective schools' competitions a week before.

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  5. Repairs progress at Brooksville firehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Weekly Packet

    ... those damaged by the leak. The work should be done by the end of the summer, he said. Through the efforts of Brooksville Fire Chief Matt Dow, the town has obtained a 30kw generator for the school. According to Gray, the new unit will replace a ...

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  6. M. Harrison Clark Jr.Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 11 | Bangor Daily News

    M. Harrison Clark, Jr., 85 of Brooksville died unexpectedly on June 4, 2015 at a local hospital in Bangor after a surgical operation. Born January 13, 1930, he was the son of Myron H. and Mary O. Clark of Farmington, CT.

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  7. Maine House crushes mining billRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    House lawmakers Thursday afternoon voted 109 to 36 to oppose a bill aimed at allowing large-scale metal mining in the state. The amended version of LD 750 sponsored by Rep. Ralph Chapman, D-Brooksville, was rejected after more than two hours of floor speeches.

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  8. Winding Waters principal retires after 34 years at Hernando schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... there before beginning a four-year stint at J.D. Floyd Elementary - now J.D. Floyd K-8. His next stop was Brooksville Elementary School, where he taught third grade and then technology. During his years at J.D. Floyd and Brooksville elementaries, ...

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  9. Wilson Museum to host Maja Trivia championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Weekly Packet

    It's tournament time! The third year of Maja Trivia, a game celebrating the rich history of the region once known as Majabigwaduce, now the towns of Brooksville, Castine and Penobscot, is drawing to an exciting conclusion, according to a news release. Throughout the school year, 5th-8th grade students from Penobscot Community School, Brooksville Elementary School, and Castine's Adams School have been playing Maja Trivia practice rounds.

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  10. Belfast Ukulele Picnic at Steamboat LandingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Capital Weekly

    ... troupe. The final strumming group performance is at 3:15 p.m. with the Valley of the Stars Ukulele Club of Brooksville. This year's featured performances are showcases for Hicks, playing at 4 p.m.; and Eckhaus, playing at 5 p.m. with cohort Kris ...

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  11. Loose mining rules endanger the proven job creators for which Maine is knownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Metal mining is a boom and bust industry with a long record of polluting the water and leaving taxpayers to pay the cleanup costs in Maine and elsewhere around the country. More than 40 years after the Callahan mine in Brooksville shut down, for example, Maine taxpayers are still paying about $1 million per year for its cleanup.

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  12. Maja Trivia: Tournament of ChampionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    It's tournament time! The third year of Maja Trivia, a game celebrating the rich history of the region once known as Majabigwaduce, now the towns of Brooksville, Castine, and Penobscot, is drawing to an exciting conclusion. Throughout the school year, 5th - 8th grade students from Penobscot Community School, Brooksville Elementary School, and Castine's Adams School have been playing Maja Trivia practice rounds.

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  13. Maine lawmakers urged to support convention to overturn Citizens UnitedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    ... to them in the U.S. Constitution. Urging his colleagues to support the bill state Rep. Ralph Chapman, D-Brooksville, the resolution's sponsor, said the only way to overturn Citizens United was with an amendment to the Constitution. But opponents of ...

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  14. Lawsuit charges school board for breach of contractRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Weekly Packet

    Former teacher Laura Johns filed a lawsuit on April 1 in Maine Superior Court charging the School Board of Brooksville with breach of contract. She seeks judgment in "such amount as shall appear just and proper," for lost income and benefits, plus interest and legal costs.

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  15. George Stevens Academy announces honor parts for the Class of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Weekly Packet

    Claire Joan Ciampa, daughter of David and Carolyn Ciampa of Brooksville, is class Valedictorian. She attended Haystack Workshops for four years, participated in science bowl for two years, was on the math team, played volleyball, was a member of the track team, and served as a peer tutor and student ambassador.

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  16. Hometown Hernando for May 22Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... Madeline Wyka, a fifth-grade student at Floral City Elementary School won first place; Katherine Kavanagh of Brooksville Elementary School received second place, and Enjolee Parry of Homosassa Elementary School placed third . Brooksville Elks Lodge ...

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  17. Lawsuit charges school board for breach of contractRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | The Weekly Packet

    Former teacher Laura Johns filed a lawsuit on April 1 in Maine Superior Court charging the School Board of Brooksville with breach of contract. She seeks judgment in "such amount as shall appear just and proper," for lost income and benefits, plus interest and legal costs.

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  18. Maja Trivia: Semi-Finals and FinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Tuesday, May 19, 2015 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, May 21, 2015 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 9, 2015 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. It's tournament time! The third year of Maja Trivia, a game celebrating the rich history of the region once known as Majabigwaduce, now the towns of Brooksville, Castine, and Penobscot, is drawing to an exciting conclusion. Throughout the school year, 5th - 8th grade students from Penobscot Community School, Brooksville Elementary School, and Castine's Adams School have been playing Maja Trivia practice rounds.

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  19. Heavy metal uptake by chemically distinct lichens from Aspicilia spp. growing on ultramafic rocksRead the original story

    May 8, 2015 | CSIRO Publishing

    ... Journal of Botany 58 , 20732089. ) Lichens of the Callahan mine, a copper- and zinc-enriched superfund site in Brooksville, Maine, USA. Rhodora 113 , 131. ) Investigation of the importance of rock chemistry for saxicolous lichen communities of the ...

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  20. Steel band festival takes center stage in Blue HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Weekly Packet

    ... be largely to blame. He scrabbled together a steel band-the Atlantic Clarion Steel Band-to play the steps of the Brooksville post office as early as 1975. Having learned of steel pans during a sailing trip to the Caribbean only a couple years ...

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