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  1. McCloskey to speak in Northeast HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Weekly Packet

    On Wednesday, July 27, at 5:30 p.m. at the Northeast Harbor Library, Jane McCloskey will present her newly published book about her father, Art and Illustration of Robert McCloskey. Primarily known only for his popular children's books, such as Make Way for Ducklings and Blueberries for Sal, McCloskey was first and foremost an artist and produced a large body of paintings and other artworks in addition to his sketches and illustrations for kid's books.

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  2. Historical societies plan special weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Weekly Packet

    Each summer, historical societies across the state open their doors for a weekend of exhibits and, for some, special events, designed to open a window into what life, and artifacts, were like in past centuries. Local societies from Castine to Stonington will extend their hours to showcase their summer exhibits and permanent collections, alongside demonstrations and refreshments.

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  3. Cemetery tour brings the Island's past to life with historic charactersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Island Ad-Vantages

    Instead, local residents portrayed their own ancestors beside their graves, reenacting scenes from their lives with charm, humor and wit and creating a portrait of island life in the 19th and early 20th centuries through the stories they told. Hosted by the Stonington Public Library on July 9, with assistance from the Deer Isle-Stonington Historical Society, the tours featured past residents who now lie in Deer Isle's Mt.

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  4. Route 15 to close on July 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Island Ad-Vantages

    Those intending to travel on Route 15 in Deer Isle or Stonington will want to give themselves some extra time on Tuesday, July 26. The Maine Department of Transportation has announced it will close the road to through traffic in order to replace a large culvert south of Oceanville Road by Burntland Pond in Stonington. Traffic will be diverted at the intersection of Routes 15 and 15A at Deer Isle village around the west side of the island while the 48-inch culvert is installed.

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  5. Alison Chase, Atlantic Clarion team up for unique outdoor performancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Weekly Packet

    The Dancing With Steel en Plein Air music and dance performance will be on the road for the last week of July and first week of August, doing outdoor shows from Brooksville to Portland. Dancers with Alison Chase Performance and musicians of the Atlantic Clarion Steel Band will play seven shows on a portable stage that will be assembled and broken down after each date.

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  6. Stell ShevisRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Stell Shevis, born Mildred Estelle Beehner , died peacefully in her sleep on July 14, 2016. Her last weeks were spent in the company of close friends and family, celebrating her birthday, continuing to create art, and enjoying tea and conversation.

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  7. Maine Poet Laureate to read in StoningtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | Weekly Packet

    Explore craft and process in writing and the arts with Maine Poet Laureate Stuart Kestenbaum at the Burnt Cove Church July 21. A Stonington summer tradition-an evening of poetry and conversation hosted by Opera House Arts-continues this month with a special opportunity to join Maine's new poet laureate, Deer Isle friend and neighbor Stuart Kestenbaum at the Burnt Cove Community Church Thursday, July 21, at 7 p.m. In dialogue with fellow writer and poet Deborah Cummins, Kestenbaum will talk about his own creative process, and explore the connections between the impulses that give life to a work and the craft that gives it shape. The evening will include unscripted conversation and readings from Kestenbaum's new poetry.

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  8. Deer Isle property tax rate lower in 2016, quarterly reviews to beginRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | Island Ad-Vantages

    Property taxpayers in Deer Isle will see a lower tax rate this year, as the selected mill rate has been figured at .021, down from last year's rate of .029, or $21 for ever $1,000 of valuation, according to a recent tax rate calculation form distributed at the June 30 selectmen's meeting. The town's total 2016 taxable valuation is $214,041,303, with an overlay of $202,833.

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  9. Stell ShevisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | Herald Gazette

    Stell Shevis, born Mildred Estelle Beehner , died peacefully in her sleep July 14, 2016. Her last weeks were spent in the company of close friends and family, celebrating her birthday, continuing to create art, and enjoying tea and conversation.

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  10. Kiwanis Club of Rockland Meeting Minutes, Monday, July 11, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | Herald Gazette

    There will be NO MEETING on Monday, July 25th. Owls Head Transportation Museum - Sumner - The club made $850 this weekend with parking detail.

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  11. Live & Learn: The Making of the Book Mapping the Frontier and ReceptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    The Blue Hill Public Library will present a panel discussion on how to transform an idea into a book, by the team that produced the recent book Mapping the Frontier: A Memoir of Discovery from Coastal Maine to the Alaskan Rim at 5:00 PM on Thursday July 28th. The discussion will be followed by a reception and book signing at 6:00 PM.

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  12. Teen topples three-time champ for Maine Amateur golf titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Second-round leader Ricky Jones and first-round leader Joe Baker found themselves laughing together midway through the third and final round of the 97th Maine Amateur Golf Championship on Thursday. They knew that there was nothing they could do - first-time event participant Matt Hutchins was on a roll and wasn't going to stop.

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  13. Hot off the Presses! Notecards by Resident Artists at Island Nursing Home Now AvailableRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Notecards featuring artwork by residents of the nonprofit Island Nursing Home and Care Center are hot off the presses and are available for a $10 donation at several businesses on Deer Isle and the Blue Hill peninsula. The artwork is the product of a popular weekly drawing class conducted by volunteer Hillary Becton.

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  14. Kydd appointed to vacant Island school board seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | Weekly Packet

    Kydd said that his background is in education, serving for six years on the school board in Orrington, where he resided for 30 years. A graduate of Deer Isle High School, he has also served as the Curriculum and Discipline chairman on the Island Education Revitalization Committee.

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  15. Island Nursing Home offers Virtual Dementia TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | Weekly Packet

    The public will have July and August opportunities to experience Island Nursing Home's free Virtual Dementia Tour, according to a news release from the nursing home. This summer the nonprofit facility plans to offer the 30-minute tour to the public throughout the day on July 14 and 15 and on August 11 and 12, so that as many people as possible can have this eye-opening experience.

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  16. Quill's End Farm opens for tour, highlights farm fresh productsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | Weekly Packet

    For their first farm tour of the season on Saturday afternoon, June 25, the Blue Hill Heritage Trust presented Quill's End Farm, run by Phil and Heather Retberg on 100 acres on Front Ridge Road in Penobscot. The farm is part of the "Farmland Forever" program, created by the Trust in 1998, that aims to protect farmland in the area by holding agricultural easements on certain properties deemed to have high quality, productive soil.

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  17. Art Talk: Asian PotteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Deer Isle residents Frederica Marshall and Dr. Herman Kidder will present a slide show talk about Asian pottery at the Blue Hill Public Library on Thursday July 21st at 6:00 PM. The talk is held in conjunction with their exhibit on Asian pottery that is in the Library's Howard Room cases through the end of July.

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  18. Almont T. HaskellRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Almont T. Haskell, 69, sailed to peace and endless beauty at home with his loving wife Wednesday, July 6th. He endured many challenges in life always handling them with strength and courage.

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  19. Cabin Fever Theatre to reprise Time and Time AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | Weekly Packet

    Cabin Fever Theatre is reprising Time and Time Again, a comedic collection of short, one-act plays written by David Ives, taken from the collections All in the Timing and Time Flies. The production is directed by Shari John and features performances from an ensemble cast of local actors, interspersed with musical numbers.

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  20. Aloha! - from one Island to anotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | Weekly Packet

    The day's main attraction featured the dancers from Lana'i performing traditional Hawaiian dance on a packed fish pier. Island residents and visitors came out in large numbers to embrace this year's "Aloha" theme for its annual July 4 parade and festivities.

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