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  1. Deer Isle artist's work takes viewers 'down the rabbit hole'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    The inrush of a roiling sea pours over a pebbly beach and through the doorway, invading an otherwise empty, interior space. Wisps of clouds float serenely across the walls of a room, gray skies floating through the windows.

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  2. Superintendent's resignation moved up to year's endRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | Island Ad-Vantages

    In a 10-0-1 vote, the School Union 76 Board voted to advance Superintendent Mark Jenkins' date of resignation up six months to the end of the calendar year, with one condition-finding an interim replacement. The action came during the union board's meeting at Brooklin Elementary School on the evening of November 19. This moves the date of Jenkins' exit forward significantly.

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  3. Brief immersion in dementia builds empathy in caregiversRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Island Nursing Home and Care Center administrator Marjorie Love takes part in a Dementia Tour at the facility. The tour involved wearing goggles, gloves and ear phones to impair senses to simulate what an elderly person with dementia may experience in daily life.

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  4. Opera House Arts introduces its 'Book Club,' announces summer seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | Weekly Packet

    Opera House Arts announced its 17th Summer Theatre Season and is now steaming toward a summer spent exploring one question: "When the world is radically changing around you, how do you hold fast to who you are, but also survive the change?" The four mainstage plays, which will run from mid-June to early September, are Virginia Woolf's Orlando, adapted by Sarah Ruhl; An Iliad, by Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare, based on Homer's The Iliad; Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare; and Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play, by Anne Washburn, with a score by Michael Friedman.

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  5. Bullying, strategic planning top CSD meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | Island Ad-Vantages

    Elementary school principal Carla Magoon said bullying is on the rise. She defined the situation as a "multi-faceted problem," and included incident statistics in a report to the board.

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  6. Winthrop GriffithRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Win Griffith, writer, father, appreciator died before dawn on November 4, 2015 on Deer Isle, Maine, his son beside him. He was 84. Of all the words, gratitude was his favorite.

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  7. 10 Reasons to Leave Your Company to Your Workers When You RetireRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | Yes! Magazine

    It's a once-in-a-generation opportunity: Selling to employees can yield a better price, preserve a legacy, keep jobs and profits local-and maybe even eradicate inequality. This article is part of New Economy Week , a collaboration between YES! Magazine and the New Economy Coalition that brings you the ideas and people helping build an inclusive economy-in their own words.

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  8. Union 76 Superintendent Jenkins to resignRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | Island Ad-Vantages

    Jenkins included the announcement in a November 13 letter concerning the issue of a lapse in insurance coverage for students at schools. The letter was posted on the high school's website and addressed to families and community members of Deer Isle and Stonington.

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  9. Island chamber fosters connection with Bar HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Island Ad-Vantages

    The Deer Isle-Stonington Chamber of Commerce hosted members of the Bar Harbor Chamber for an Island tour on October 8. Island chamber board vice president Ron Dahlen and members Charlotte Davis and Bill Mitchell led the tour, meeting three Bar Harbor chamber members at the welcome center on Little Deer Isle before taking them for visits to Nervous Nellie's Jams and Jellies, Penobscot East Resource Center and Fisherman's Friend restaurant. "They seemed to really like the Island," Dahlen said during an October 13 meeting of the Chamber board of directors at Stonington Town Hall.

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  10. Deer Isle Artists Association to host receptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Weekly Packet

    In the latest show at the Deer Isle Artists Association Gallery, Anya Antonovych, Sam Jones, and Heather Lyon explore the permutations of the "Multiverse." Here, through the alchemy of digital imagery, the prismatic refraction of glass, and the cosmic threading of fabric, the artists explore the exotic energy of dimensions in flux.

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  11. Stonington theater announces next season's show lineup, upcoming activitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Opera House Arts recently announced the lineup for its 17th summer theater season. Its four mainstage plays, which will run from mid-June to early September, are Virginia Woolf's "Orlando," adapted by Sarah Ruhl; "An Iliad," by Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare, based on Homer's "The Iliad;" "Julius Caesar," by William Shakespeare;" and "Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play," by Anne Washburn, with a score by Michael Friedman.

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  12. MDOT to discuss Route 15's current and future repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | Island Ad-Vantages

    The Maine Department of Transportation was on Deer Isle this week with something that was likely a sight for sore eyes: tar! While the roads will not be paved completely, the state will address some of the crumbling shoulders along Route 15 and level out the driving surface-a welcome addition for motorists and snowplowers alike.

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  13. MDOT to discuss Route 15's current and future repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | Weekly Packet

    After a spring, summer and fall of stop-and-start traffic along portions of Route 15 from Deer Isle to Orland, as the Maine Department of Transportation addressed some of the disrepair, A "Fix Route 15" forum was held in May 2014 as a call to the state for action to improve conditions on Route 15 in the Blue Hill Peninsula-Deer Isle region, weeks after the road was deemed Maine's worst road in a contest sponsored by Maine Better Transportation Association. laid out a five-year plan about one year ago, with some portions of the route slated for substantial improvement, as evidenced by the ongoing work along Route 15 in Orland and Penobscot, and others to receive light paving in 2015 and 2016.

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  14. Maynard H. "Mo" OliverRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Maynard H. "Mo" Oliver, 78, husband of the late Harriet Oliver, passed away peacefully Saturday October 31, 2015 in Deer Isle with his loving family at his side. He was born April 23, 1937, son of Lawrence and Esther Oliver.

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  15. Island chamber fosters connection with Bar HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Island Ad-Vantages

    The Deer Isle-Stonington Chamber of Commerce hosted members of the Bar Harbor Chamber for an Island tour on October 8. Island chamber board vice president Ron Dahlen and members Charlotte Davis and Bill Mitchell led the tour, meeting three Bar Harbor chamber members at the welcome center on Little Deer Isle before taking them for visits to Nervous Nellie's Jams and Jellies, Penobscot East Resource Center and Fisherman's Friend restaurant. "They seemed to really like the Island," Dahlen said during an October 13 meeting of the Chamber board of directors at Stonington Town Hall.

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  16. Stonington's Spooktacular Saturday a "success"Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | Weekly Packet

    Ghosts and goblins, witches and fairies, prancing princesses and superheroes of all stripes took to the streets for Stonington's first Spooktacular Saturday celebration on Halloween. The day-long event began with a Fun Run that meandered from the Island Community Center down through town and up the hill before crossing Cemetery Road to return to the starting point.

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  17. Don Brian LordRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Service to be held at Sunshine Advent Christian Church, Deer Isle at 10 am, Saturday, Nov. 7. Reception to follow. Private burial in Lubec, Me at a later date.

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  18. Advocate for children and families celebratedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | Island Ad-Vantages

    Recognized as Child and Family Opportunities Inc.'s "longest-serving employee," Linda Shepard, pictured during a children's reading session, served as cook, teacher and most recently as director/head teacher at the Stonington Early Care and Education Center, also known as Island Head Start. Recognized as Child and Family Opportunities Inc.'s "longest-serving employee," Linda Shepard served as cook, teacher and most recently as director/head teacher at the Stonington Early Care and Education Center, also known as Island Head Start.

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  19. Polling hours for area townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | Weekly Packet

    Polling hours and locations for the November 3 election are listed below for each area town. Town officials have absentee ballots available; their hours and contact information are noted.

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  20. Exlina F. McClureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | Capital Weekly

    Exlina Flora McClure, 65, died Oct. 19, 2015, at the Knox Center for Long Term Care following an extended illness. Born in Deer Isle Oct. 20, 1949, she was the daughter of Asa A. Sr. and Kathleen Eaton Robbins.

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