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  1. Mary Cousins: From horse and buggy to landing on the moonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Weekly Packet

    Editor's note: This interview with Mary Cousins was published May 9, 2002, in Island Ad-Vantages as part of the paper's "Island Heritage" series and appears in book form in Island Heritage, available from Penobscot Bay Press. Mary died January 28, 2017, at age 108 at the Island Nursing Home.

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  2. Muffin shop acts as "haven" for Deer Isle communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Weekly Packet

    The Holden Homestead building is rich in Deer Isle history. What started as the parsonage to the Saint Brendan the Navigator church in the 1850s, became the home of the Holdens in the 1860s.

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  3. IEC implements survey suggestionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Weekly Packet

    Nearly two months after the Island Employee Cooperative closed a survey requesting feedback regarding future services at Burnt Cove Market and V&S Variety in Stonington and The Galley in Deer Isle, the The survey had a response of 216 people, with 138 of them providing additional feedback in the comments section. Some of those comments included improvements focused on customer service, quality and fresh products, more local and organic food selections and competitive pricing, according to Les Weed, a member of the "We have implemented formal customer service training for all employees which will be completed before spring," said Weed.

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  4. Huot, Kofton, Simonds, Wilkinson at DIAA's 4th ART matters 2 SessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    The Deer Isle Artists Association presents local artists Zuzonna Huot, David Kofton, David Simonds and Alice Wilkinson at the fourth ART matters 2 session at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 5, at the Deer Isle gallery. The artists are painters and photographers whose varied work has often developed images focused on parts of the larger context.

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  5. Nearly all Midcoast legislators were in opposition to allowing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | Capital Weekly

    Nearly all Midcoast legislators were in opposition to allowing individual Maine House members to live stream debates in the House. The proposed order to allow recording or photographing on the House floor was rejected 104-42 in a vote held Thursday, Jan. 26. All Knox County representatives -- other than Rep. Walter Kumiega III, D-Deer Isle -- voted against the measure.

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  6. Artists to discuss work in Deer IsleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Weekly Packet

    The Deer Isle Artists Association presents local artists Zuzonna Huot, David Kofton, David Simonds and Alice Wilkinson at the fourth Matters 2 session at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 5, at the Deer Isle gallery. Pictured is 'Entertainer' by David Kofton.

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  7. Nominations close in Island townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Weekly Packet

    Nomination papers for open municipal and school board seats in Deer Isle and Stonington have come to a close, and of the open races, only a one-year seat on the school board will be contested. Myra Weed seeks reelection to a one-year term as treasurer; Heather Cormier will seek election to a one-year seat as town clerk, and Bert Schmidt will seek reelection to a one-year seat as road commissioner.

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  8. Calling all newborns: childhood support program starts on Deer IsleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Weekly Packet

    A new early childhood support program on Deer Isle was unveiled at the monthly Blue Hill Peninsula Community Compass meeting held January 18 at Blue Hill Congregational Church, according to a news release from Community Compass. Linda Shepard knows the Island and its people well, having taught two generations of children at the Deer Isle Stonington Headstart.

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  9. Fat Tire Biking in Maine: Rentals, Trails & Fatty FestivalRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Maine and fat tire biking appear to be made for each other. Biking lets you see more backcountry scenery in a much shorter time.

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  10. Skate Maine's Ice Rinks and PondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Everyone knows someone who has a pair of ice skates they haven't used in years and would be happy to let you borrow. Hit them up and then hit the ice for some good, old fashioned ice skating fun! Don't want to drive very far? You probably won't have to! Here is a list of outdoor ice skating rinks & ponds across the state- there's sure to be one in your area! 21 Broad St, Bethel, 207-824-6276, Ski and snowshoe 35km, ski school, rentals, concessions, ice skating, back country trails.

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  11. For these Maine activists, there is no sitting on the sidelinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Patricia Ryan considers herself a fairly optimistic person in general, but these days the former director of the Maine Human Rights Commission says she's worried. Ryan is among a number of older Maine human rights advocates who were part of that movement decades ago and find themselves facing some of the same policy issues in the wake of the November elections and Republican sweep of the presidency and both houses of Congress.

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  12. OHA to present Jordan Harrison's newest playRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Weekly Packet

    Originally published in Castine Patriot , January 19, 2017 and Island Ad-Vantages , January 19, 2017 and The Weekly Packet , January 19, 2017 Imagine a world where you could employ artificial intelligence to create a hologram of a loved one who has passed. You could live out your days with a dear companion programmed with only the memories you wanted to keep alive.

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  13. Glenn ShepardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Capital Weekly

    Glenn Shepard, 66, also of Deer Isle, passed peacefully at Sussman House Jan. 10, 2017, surrounded by family and friends, ending his courageous battle with cancer. Glenn was the eldest son of Prentis and Evelyn Shepard of Rockland and Deer Isle, who predeceased him.

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  14. Clay! ceramics studio opens in RockportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Herald Gazette

    The studio offers monthly memberships with access to pottery wheels, glazing accoutrements and a kiln. Monthly workshops on a variety of artistic techniques, and open studio drop-in times will also be available.

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  15. Opiate-Free Partnership petitions towns for $40,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Island Ad-Vantages

    A newly formed Opiate-Free Island Partnership Task Force is asking the towns of Deer Isle and Stonington each for $20,000 towards funding its mission: coordinating and funding local efforts tackling the issue of addiction in the two communities. A petition requesting funding, with 65 signatures-more than the legally required number-was submitted to the Stonington selectmen on January 8; Deer Isle will receive its petition next week.

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  16. Community artists to get creative throughout the month of JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | Weekly Packet

    Five years ago, the arts community of Deer Isle/Stonington joined an 11-year-old national program called Fun-A-Day, where artists create one piece of art-whether visual, written or otherwise-each day throughout January. This year, that work will be showcased at Dowstudio Gallery from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, February 3, and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, February 4. "No material is exempt, and the only limitation is your imagination," said Mickie Flores, who has coordinated the annual Fun-A-Day event for the past three years.

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  17. Community artists to get creative throughout the month of JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | Weekly Packet

    Five years ago, the arts community of Deer Isle/Stonington joined an 11-year-old national program called Fun-A-Day, where artists create one piece of art-whether visual, written or otherwise-each day throughout January. This year, that work will be showcased at Dowstudio Gallery from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, February 3, and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, February 4. "No material is exempt, and the only limitation is your imagination," said Mickie Flores, who has coordinated the annual Fun-A-Day event for the past three years.

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  18. Rep. Kumiega to chair Marine Resources CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | Weekly Packet

    Rep. Walter Kumiega, D-Deer Isle, has been reappointed House chairman of the Legislature's Marine Resources Committee and will also serve on the Taxation Committee. The Marine Resources Committee oversees policy relating to the Department of Marine Resources, commercial marine fisheries management, licensing and enforcement, aquaculture and the processing and sale of seafood.

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  19. Metal artists to lead forum in Deer IsleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Weekly Packet

    Pictured is Bear Face by Peter Beerits. matters 2 session at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, January 8, at the gallery on Main Street in Deer Isle.

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  20. Beerits, Wilson, Walker at DIAA's 3rd ART matters 2 SessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    The Deer Isle Artists Association presents local metal artists Peter Beerits, Doug Wilson and Ian Walker for its third ART matters 2 session at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 8, at the Deer Isle gallery. The artists will bring examples of their work to discuss with each other and the audience during the session, titled METALS plus.

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