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  1. Mark Honey to present history of gallery's historic buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Weekly Packet

    The dedication for the Civil War monument on the lawn in front of Ellsworth's historic courthouse was on June 27, 1887. The large crowd of people gathered for the dedication of the monument shows how important the site was to the community at the time.

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  2. Blue Hill Co-op looks to break ground on South Street store in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Weekly Packet

    In a presentation to the Blue Hill Planning Board on July 11, architect Bruce Stahnke laid out the plans for a 12,000 square foot store on South Street, across from the Bay School. The pre-site plan review application process allowed the board and Stahnke to check in on the progress and plans under way.

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  3. Penobscot Books launches two summer-inspired booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Weekly Packet

    Come one, come all on July 4 to the launch party for two new books for all ages from Penobscot Books: How to Catch a Lobster, by Leslie Moore, and Around Maine by Jean Lamontanaro. The authors will be in Stonington at the Island Ad-Vantages office at 69 Main Street from 4 to 7 p.m. to sign their books for those who are in town enjoying everything that's going on at the Fish Pier and along Main Street on July 4. Leslie Moore's How to Catch a Lobster features Ed and Anne Black as they fish for lobster aboard Anne Elizabeth in Penobscot Bay near their home in Brooksville.

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  4. Island graduate beats cancer at young age, focuses on futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Weekly Packet

    On November 10, 1998, recent Deer Isle-Stonington High School graduate Savannah Lowrey was just over 1 year old. Her mother, Sabrina Lowrey Shaw, who had just graduated from the Island high school herself, dropped her daughter off at daycare in Portland, where she was living and going to college.

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  5. Halcycon Grange honors Jane Garfield with Community Citizen AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Weekly Packet

    Dr. Jane Garfield has been awarded Blue Hill's Halcyon Grange Community Citizen of the Year Award for creating the Peninsula Free Health Clinic which serves the uninsured on the greater Blue Hill Peninsula and nearby towns, according to a news release. Prior to the presentation of the award, Jim Schatz, an active grange member from the executive board gave a brief overview of Dr. Garfield's lifelong professional dedication to providing the under-served with quality medical care.

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  6. Thriving in Place Downeast clinics move to BHMHRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Weekly Packet

    Originally published in Castine Patriot , June 2, 2016 and Island Ad-Vantages , June 2, 2016 and The Weekly Packet , June 2, 2016 Do you have questions about getting older and how to get the help you need? Are you a caregiver who needs support? Do you need help with your Medicare paperwork? Do you or a loved one need information about mental health or substance abuse programs? Do you have a new tablet or phone but can't remember how to use it? For the past year, Thriving in Place Downeast has been sponsoring monthly Clinics of Expertise in Blue Hill, free and without an appointment, with staff from a variety of social services agencies.

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  7. Students' water samples show high levels of arsenicRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Weekly Packet

    Nell Herrmann's seventh grade classes at Blue Hill Consolidated School played host to water quality experts as part of the All About Arsenic program on Thursday, April 28. Duncan Bailey and Anna Farrell from the Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory and Bobbi Harris and Maria Donahue from Healthy Acadia discussed the results of the water quality testing students conducted earlier this year. From the tests, which students conducted by sending in samples they had collected from their homes, the results showed that the average level of arsenic found in well water in Blue Hill is 49.74 parts per billion.

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  8. MMA Trustees to meet, welcome new appointeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Weekly Packet

    The Maine Maritime Academy Board of Trustees will hold a regular quarterly meeting on Friday, May 6, at 3:30 p.m. in the Holmes Heritage Room, located at the Harold Alfond Student Center. Committees of the Board of Trustees will meet on the hour between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. in the Holmes Heritage Room also on Friday, May 6. At the meeting the board will welcome three new appointees: Gregory Fryer of Cumberland, Carolyn Brodsky of Scarborough and Matthew Fendl of Ellsworth-an student who will serve as Student Trustee.

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  9. Finding a path to substance abuse, addiction recovery through faithRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Weekly Packet

    Pastor Paul Webster of City Reach Blue Hill saw a growing problem in his native back yard-drug addiction and substance abuse-and reached for a solution. He had first opened his Blue Hill church six years ago, affiliated with the Assembly of God church in Ellsworth, but last November underwent a transition to join the City Reach Network.

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  10. Langley announces bid for fourth termRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | Weekly Packet

    Senator Brian Langley announced he will seek a fourth term in the Maine Senate. Langley, a resident of Ellsworth, is running to continue serving the people of District 7. "I am grateful to my friends and neighbors who continue to put their trust in me to represent their interests in Augusta," Langley said in a news release.

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  11. Pickleball comes to PenobscotRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Weekly Packet

    The sport of pickleball has become a popular pastime in Maine over the last five years, having gone from 80 people known to be playing across the state to nearly 800, according to the Atlantic Pickleball website. For former physical education instructor Sue Shaw of Penobscot, however, pickleball has been a familiar sport for over three decades.

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  12. GSA swim team, Ellsworth coach earn PVC honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Weekly Packet

    The Penobscot Valley Conference recently honored four George Stevens Academy swim team members for athletic and academic achievements, while Penobscot's James Goodman earned coaching honors for his work at Ellsworth High School. "They did awesome," Coach Don Driscoll said of his team's performance at the Penobscot Valley Conference in December.

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  13. Blue Hill Co-op acts on living wage issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Weekly Packet

    While citizen groups across Maine and the country are lobbying for a mandated hike in the minimum wage, the Blue Hill Co-op decided not to wait. Instead, it raised its own entry level starting wage from $9.50 to $11 per hour, plus a benefit package for full-time employees equaling $3 per hour, manager Mark Deeny said in a recent interview with The Weekly Packet.

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  14. Weekend storm buries islandRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | Weekly Packet

    While islanders awoke to snow Saturday, February 13, their neighbors did not. There was no snow in Blue Hill or Surry and certainly not any snow in Ellsworth until late in the afternoon.

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  15. Powell recognized by chess community for dedication, coachingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | Weekly Packet

    Richard "Dick" Powell's name has become synonymous with the word "chess" during his 28-year career as a coach for Deer Isle-Stonington High School and Deer Isle-Stonington Elementary School. Powell was honored for his efforts, which included 39 state championship titles between the two schools, during a ceremony at the elementary school on Saturday, January 23. The dedication took place prior to the start of the Dick Powell Quick Chess Tournament, which was organized by Dan Deluca of chessmaine.net .

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  16. Public hearing draws support for early childhood education centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | Weekly Packet

    More than 50 area residents packed Emerson Hall for a public hearing to discuss a proposed 10-year ground lease of town land to The Learning Tree, a nonprofit early childhood education organization. The hearing was held in advance of a February 22 referendum vote.

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  17. Bar Harbor Bank & Trust hires new auditorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2016 | Weekly Packet

    Originally published in Castine Patriot , January 14, 2016 and Island Ad-Vantages , January 14, 2016 and The Weekly Packet , January 14, 2016 Trust announced that Johanne Lapointe has been hired as Senior Vice President/Internal Audit. Lapointe's office is located in Ellsworth at 135 High Street.

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  18. Seabreeze Avenue project hits roadblockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Weekly Packet

    The project, funded through a state Drinking Water Program grant, will upgrade water lines on North Seabreeze Avenue and part of Seabreeze Avenue. The problem, said Town Manager Kathleen Billings, is the system that drains water from Thurlow's Hill along Route 15. The water department lines also run down Route 15 adjacent to the drainage line; both run under town sidewalks.

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  19. Islanders honored for life-saving workRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Weekly Packet

    Three members of the island community have been called heroes and were recognized as such by the American Heart Association and Memorial Ambulance Corps on December 15. Blaine Hutchinson, Ronnie Trundy and Butch Ciomei were credited with saving the life of fellow fisherman Bobby Burgess on August 3 while at the Stonington Lobster Co-op. The day started out as any other, with the fishermen drinking coffee and preparing to be out on the water.

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  20. Area hospitals welcome orthopaedic specialistRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Weekly Packet

    Maine Coast Memorial Hospital and Blue Hill Memorial Hospital welcome Dr. Peter Copithorne, an orthopaedic specialist specializing in minimally invasive joint replacements. Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Copithorne grew up in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and earned his Bachelor of Science and Civil Engineering at the University of Calgary in 1994.

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