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  1. Eagles golf team named top sportsmen in Eastern Class CRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    The George Stevens Academy varsity golf team was honored with the Eastern Maine Class C Sportsmanship Award at the state championships at Natannis Golf course in Vassalboro. "This is a great honor, as it is voted on by all the coaches in eastern Maine," said Coach Dwayne Carter.

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  2. Historical society opens grounds to lumberjacks in the makingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    If you ever wanted to throw an ax, this was your chance. The Sedgwick Brooklin Historical Society held its annual log sawing and ax throwing contest on Saturday, October 11, with competitions open to all, including last-minute lumberjacks persuaded by friends and family who didn't hesitate to kibbutz.

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  3. Tax-acquired parcels rebid in StoningtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    The town had put out a request for bids on the three properties last month, and though there was some interest expressed, no one submitted a bid on any of the three parcels. The properties that will be readvertised include two on Oceanville Road and a half interest in Andrews Island, located off Sand Beach.

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  4. Lawyer, and island native, opens office in StoningtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    When John Steed was younger, he was often told that he should become a lawyer. "I was argumentative and difficult as a young person," he said.

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  5. Adams School News 10/16/14Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    Chris Kilpeck was my neighbor and friend. Chris used to be the Penobscot School's secretary and that's when she started a wish list for the school.

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  6. Men's Lives to be staged at Stonington Opera HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    Men's Lives, a staged version of Peter Matthiessen's book of the same name on the disappearing fishing communities of Long Island, kicks off the 15th season of Opera House Arts' "Our Own" Staged Community Playreading Series November 12-13 at 7 p.m. at the Stonington Opera House. Auditions for the staged reading will be Tuesday, October 21, at 7 p.m. at the Opera House.

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  7. Haystack receives grants to support programs for Maine teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Island Ad-Vantages

    Deer Isle metalsmith, Ellen Wieske, led a metals workshop during this year's Studio Based Learning program at Haystack. Seventy high school students-from Deer Isle-Stonington High School, George Stevens Academy, Blue Hill, Bucksport High School and Vinalhaven School-attended this September.

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  8. On Monday, October 13 at 6:30pm in the Belfast Free Library, the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Herald Gazette

    On Monday, October 13 at 6:30pm in the Belfast Free Library, the Belfast Co-op is sponsoring a free presentation with Jonah Fertig, Coordinator for Cooperative Fermentation , and Rob Brown, Director of the Cooperative Development Institute's Business Ownership Solutions program. The Library is located at 106 High Street in downtown Belfast.

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  9. Worker cooperatives presentationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | The Harbor Times Soup

    The Belfast Co-op is sponsoring a free presentation, "Building a Resilient Local Economy through Worker Cooperatives," with Jonah Fertig, coordinator for Cooperative Fermentation, and Rob Brown, director of the Cooperative Development Institute's Business Ownership Solutions program. Worker cooperatives are growing in Maine.

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  10. Catching upRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    In the past I used to like to blog late in the evening when all was quite on the homestead. Now it seems I can barely stay awake much past 9 pm.

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  11. DIS Boys Soccer at Penobscot Valley 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    Grant Doane had a hat trick to lead the Howlers in scoring while Teddy Hallett and Thomas Spencer added two assists each. Jacob Whitten, Jarrett Priest and Brady Harding rounded out the scoring with one goal apiece.

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  12. IHT unveils new sign at Settlement QuarryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    A group of friends of Island Heritage Trust recently joined Executive Director Mike Little for the unveiling of a new sign at Settlement Quarry to replace an aging sign. According to Little, a grant from Norcross Wildlife Foundation helped to pay for the new sign, which was crafted by local artist and sign painter Richard Lindloff.

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  13. Tax-acquired parcels to be rebid in StoningtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    The town had put out a request for bids on the three properties last month and though there was some interest expressed, no one submitted a bid on any of the three parcels. The properties which will be re-advertised include two Oceanville Road parcels and a half interest in Andrews Island, located just off Sand Beach.

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  14. DIAA announces "Phases of Matter"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    The Deer Isle Artists' Association announces a new three-person show "Phases of Matter" featuring the work of Sam Jones, Heather Lyon, and Anya Antonovych Metcalf. The show will run from October 8 through October 26. The three women work in a variety of mediums, including painting, glass, and photography.

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  15. Blue Hill resident wins At Home Downeast tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    Mark Hurvitt of Blue Hill was the men's winner at the inaugural At Home Downeast Tennis Round Robin held Saturday, September 20, at the Blue Hill Country Club. The mixed doubles tournament featured 40 players from throughout the area from Deer Isle to Belfast and Orono.

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  16. Firefighters at greater risk for cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    The dangers to firemen on the job extend well beyond the possibilities of being severely burned, trapped by falling debris or asphyxiated. A plethora of chemicals-especially those found in fire-retardant materials, ironically-pose serious health risks, according to Dr. Susan Shaw, director and founder of the Marine Environmental Research Institute.

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  17. Dr. Thomas Bugbee joins Island Family MedicineRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    's Emergency Department since 2012. He returns to family medicine, a role in which he began in 1991 on Tenney Hill in a solo family medicine and Dr. Bugbee's vast experience with family medicine, in-patient hospitalist services, and emergency department work will be extremely beneficial to lead physician, said "no one expects we will ever replace Dr. Huff in our hearts, but we can continue to aspire to provide the compassionate, professional care she exemplified.

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  18. 44 North Coffee closes on downtown Stonington spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    Melissa Raftery and Megan Wood are about to take their business, 44 North Coffee, to a whole new level with the opening of its first satellite cafe space next spring. The two women signed to purchase the building formerly known as the Eagull Gallery, owned by Mike Conners, on Tuesday, September 30. The cafe will be a place to drink coffee and purchase retail items.

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  19. Castine merchants look back at how their 'season' shaped upRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    As the evening air turns cooler, the number of tourists and seasonal residents trawling up and down Main Street also drops. While leaf peepers and cruise ship folks still float around town, the summer season-the high point of the financial year for inns, shops, restaurants and realtors-is over, and the word on the street is mixed, from an economic point of view.

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  20. Workers in Maine Buy Out Their Jobs, Set an Example for the NationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Yes! Magazine

    For the new worker-owners of the Island Employee Cooperative, the transformation into a co-op will create profound changes in their lives. On remote Deer Isle, Maine, the movement for a more just and democratic economy won a major victory this summer.

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