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  1. Bagaduce Music Library welcomes new board membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Weekly Packet

    A graduate of Harvard Law School, Richard Howe lived in Ohio for many years working for a Cleveland-based law firm. Before moving with his wife, Mary, to Stonington in 1992, he was an investment banker based in Boston.


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

    May 5, 2016 | The 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.


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

    Apr 14, 2016 | The 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.


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

    Mar 3, 2016 | The 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.


  5. Surry couple devoted to the care and training of sled dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | The Weekly Packet

    Tucked down a long dirt road that winds down to Toddy Pond, the sled dogs are at play outside. It's not that much fun training in the rain, at least for trainers Henry Owen and RenA e McManus, so the team has the morning off.


  6. Clothesline Project gives a voice to victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | The Weekly Packet

    October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and, in recognition, Peninsula Free Health Care invited Next Step Domestic Violence Project to hang T-shirts decorated by Hancock and Washington county women affected by domestic violence as part of the national Clothesline Project, and to help their voices be heard. "We wanted to let people know we were here, and help was here if they needed it," Administrative Assistant Lauren Cousins said.


  7. Career fair showcases local resources for employmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | The Weekly Packet

    For some people, the road to a job is smooth: get trained, get the certificate or degree and go to work. But, for others, especially those new to the workforce or looking for a new career, it's not always that simple.


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