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  1. How one coastal Maine high school turned the ship aroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Ten years ago, Deer Isle-Stonington High School was considered one of the worst schools in the state, as measured by the dozens of students who were dropping out and heading to work on the water. But today, more students in this Down East fishing community are staying in school and graduating.

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  2. Nomination papers will be available soon to island residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Weekly Packet

    Nomination papers for town elections will be available at town offices and the superintendent's office beginning Monday, December 12. In Deer Isle a One three-year term as selectman, currently held by Ron Eaton. a One one-year term as tax collector, currently held by Myra Weed.

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  3. Billings Diesel & Marine Services fined $41,000 for dumping wastewaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Island Ad-Vantages

    Marine Service has settled a proceeding with the Environmental Protection Agency over how it handles wastewater from its boat-washing operations. first proposed the $41,000 civil penalty for "discharge of untreated process wastewater from marine rail bottom-washing of boats containing pollutants into navigable waters of the United States without authorization of a permit," on September 28. The agency issued a press release on November 18 confirming the fine and that, under the terms of settlement for the alleged violations of the federal Clean Water Act, Billings Diesel "We've made all the adjustments they asked us to make," manager Peter Grindle said in a November 28 phone call with Island Ad-Vantages.

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  4. DIAA Hosts Local Artists in Second ART matters 2 SessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    The Deer Isle Artists Association will feature three artists at its second session of ART matters 2, "Melange encore," on the afternoon of Sunday, Dec. 4, at the Deer Isle gallery at 15 Main St. The artists - Julie Morringello, Carolyn Walton and Ellen Wieske - work with a variety of materials including wood, metal and canvas. They will bring examples of their work to discuss with each other and the audience.

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  5. Deer Isle writer named to MWPA board of directorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | Weekly Packet

    Cummins and Johnson bring an impressive range of skills to their new positions. While both are talented, well-published writers in their own right, each also has considerable leadership experience with literary organizations, according to a news release from Cummins is the author of two collections of poetry as well as an essay collection.

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  6. Mentoring options available on the IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | Island Ad-Vantages

    Representatives from Project Launch and the Ready By 21 mentorship program hosted an informational discussion in late October, to bring awareness about the programs to the island community. Mike Wood, a member of the advisory committee for Project Launch, gave a brief history of the program, which started at a time when only "50 to 60 percent" of seniors at Deer Isle-Stonington High School were going to college.

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  7. Selectmen decline tax exemption requestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | Weekly Packet

    After meeting with their assessing agent on November 16, members of the Deer Isle Board of Selectmen voted unanimously during a November 17 meeting that the Island Country Club will become a property taxpayer to the town moving forward. The decision came after meeting with representatives from the country club last month, where it was noted that the organization had never received a property tax bill in its history.

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  8. Island Employee Cooperative seeks feedback after pharmacy closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | Weekly Packet

    With the closure of V&S Pharmacy in Stonington, the Island Employee Cooperative, which owns Burnt Cove Market and V&S Variety in Stonington and The Galley in Deer Isle, is reaching out via an online survey for feedback regarding what will replace the pharmacy. board of directors member Les Weed.

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  9. New magazine based in Deer Isle aims to captivate older hikersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    A colored wood engraving depicting Katahdin by Maine printmaker Siri Beckman accompanies a poem in the first issue of Senior Hiker. Jennifer Anderson and her sister, Senior Hiker publisher Lisa Schoonmaker, on the Nelson Crag Trail, Chandler Ridge, Mount Washington.

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  10. Maine Harvest Festival packs Cross Insurance CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Melissa Raftery and Kasi Billings of 44 North Coffee pour coffee made from the Deer Isle's business' custom roasted coffee beans Saturday at the Maine Harvest Festival over the weekend at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. Ben White and Annie Trenholm serve cheeses made at Wholesome Homestead, Trenholm's family dairy farm in Winthrop, at the Maine Harvest Festival over the weekend at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

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  11. Sounds of the Seasons Open HoueRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    The Bagaduce Music Lending Library will hold an Open House on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 featuring Scott Cleveland on piano. Sounds of the Season will be from 2:00pm - 4:00pm at the BMLL Performance Hall, 49 South Street, Blue Hill and is Free to the Public.

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  12. Chase Emerson Library welcomes new librarianRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | Island Ad-Vantages

    In August, Valerie Messana took the reins as the new Chase Emerson Memorial Library head librarian. Messana took over the position with 23 years of prior library experience, most recently as the director of the Mexico Public Library in Mexico, Maine.

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  13. Who Do You Love? revealed at CMCARead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | Herald Gazette

    The Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 21 Winter St., again offers its popular Who Do You Love? lecture series, this time in conjunction with the 2016 CMCA Biennial Exhibition. The first edition of the series will take place Sunday, Nov. 20, at 4 p.m. and feature four Biennial artists: Phoebe Adams ; Lynn Duryea ; Kayla Mohammadi ; and Kate Russo .

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  14. Christmas Angels celebrating 28th yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Weekly Packet

    Last year, the Christmas Angels invited local elementary schools to participate in a poster contest. The winner, or seven winners in this case, will have their artwork featured on posters that are put up in the 10 towns served, according to a news release.

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  15. Firearm background checks fails; minimum wage increase, ranked voting approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Weekly Packet

    Ballot measures legalizing recreational marijuana and imposing a 3-percent tax to incomes over $200,000 for education were too close to call as of press time Wednesday afternoon, November 9, although both held narrow margins for approval, 3,200 votes on the marijuana question and 6,300 on the tax increase for education. However, raising the minimum wage, implementing ranked choice voting and issuing a $100 million bond for transportation infrastructure passed voter scrutiny in Maine on Election Day, November 8. Implementing those measures will now be up to the legislature.

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  16. Nature trail reopens at elementary schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Island Ad-Vantages

    The seventh and eighth graders at Deer Isle-Stonington Elementary School have been taking science out of the classroom this fall, collecting and analyzing data on the school's old nature trail, and now the students are ready to reopen the trail to the public. Everyone has been hard at work identifying native species and learning about the relationships between the living and nonliving components of the site as they cleared the trail, which now extends from the elementary school playground toward the high school, according to a news release.

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  17. Author touring Maine islands to visit Deer IsleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Island Ad-Vantages

    She will talk about the process of writing a biography of beloved Maine writer White, what research was required to illuminate his prolific life, and what most surprised her about the man and his work. A book sale and signing will follow the presentation.

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  18. Island Country Club awaits property tax decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Island Ad-Vantages

    The Island Country Club executive committee awaits a decision from the Deer Isle Board of Selectmen as to whether or not the club will have to pay property taxes for the first time in its 88-year history. Members of the committee met with the selectmen October 27, asking why the club had been given a property tax bill when it never had before.

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  19. Shakeup in Washington; Islanders vote on pot, guns and wagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | Island Ad-Vantages

    Stephen Zembruski gets a ballot from election clerk Mike Wood during the November 8 General Election. Deer Isle saw a steady stream of voters throughout the day, as well as registered a number of new voters to boast a 72 percent turnout.

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  20. Student artist debuts in SoBoArts showRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Sarah MacDonald's passion is making clay pots, and she dreams of a successful career as a ceramics artist. But the “starving artist” stereotype has deterred many a young artist from pursuing his or her dream.

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