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Get your groove on at the Grandstand Stage with a wide variety of live events throughout the fair.
Despite the rain, Stonington still has to haul water, fixes leak
STONINGTON—The Stonington Water Company began hauling 200,000 gallons of water for the second time this summer to replenish its supply because of inadequate rainfall and heavy usage by summer visitors.
The Odd Fellows pitch in
Helping a neighbor, painting a house
Just For Kids holds its last graduation
Terri-Lee Jones retires
Fishermen's Wives donate $10,000 to Blue Hill YMCA
Safety programs, swimming lessons on tap
Ed Billings to serve as Stonington harbormaster
Deer Isle native returns to the island
Tennis teams wrap up post-season
SCOTT'S SPORTS SPOT
Paleoindians: The ‘original affluent society' 11,000 years ago
Editor’s note: This is the first in what will be many twice-monthly columns to be written by Bill Haviland about the history of Indians on Deer Isle from the end of the ice age to the time of European settlement. We are delighted and proud to have Bill, with his vast experience and passion for history, chronicling Indian activity and seasonal settlement on the Island. Our intention is to publish this material to help Islanders and visitors alike understand and appreciate those who were here first.
A close-to-normal high school graduation
27 students move their tassles from the right to the left
Haystack goes virtual for 2021
Craft school makes use of its pandemic timeout
GSA announces new staffas school resumes
A total of seven new members have been added to the staff of George Stevens Academy, according to a press release issued by the private nonprofit high school. The new staff include faculty and administrative personnel.
GSA announces 2021 honor parts
BLUE HILL—George Stevens Academy will celebrate the Class of 2021 with Class Night on Saturday, June 12, at 4 p.m. and hold commencement exercises on Sunday, June 13, at 1 p.m. Both events, open only to students, their families, and school staff, will take place on GSA’s front lawn and be live streamed for others to enjoy.
Blue Hill voters approve GSA tuition request
BLUE HILL—George Stevens Academy received good news when results of the April 20 Blue Hill annual town meeting by referendum became available.
3 KEYS TO HAVING A STUDENT MINDSET
We all do it. We get comfortable riding what and how we ride. Why bother stretching ourselves? Why try something different, more challenging, and unusual? Because having a student mindset focused on learning and growing will make you a safer rider. And, it’s downright fun!
GSA commencement reflects on world ‘turned upside down'
Senior vehicle parade draws big response
George Stevens Academy announces commencement plans
BLUE HILL—George Stevens Academy will honor the Class of 2020 with an online class night on Saturday, June 13, at 7 p.m. and online commencement exercises on Sunday, June 14, at 1 p.m. The school also announced its senior class honor parts.
Community helps GSA respond to emerging needs
BLUE HILL—“Oh gosh, that’s amazing!” a George Stevens Academy junior said when teacher Elizabeth Moss told her the school would soon provide a smartphone to be used as a mobile hotspot.
Sedgwick voters approve $3.1 million budget
GSA tuition vote later
Town Meeting 2020
The school, a private academy that serves as the high school for a number of area towns, initially had sought a much larger tuition increase in an effort to alleviate budget woes that stemmed in part from a significant decline in the number of foreign boarding students at the school.
Four GSA jazz ensembles head to state festival
BLUE HILL—All three jazz combos and the jazz band at George Stevens Academy will move on to state competition after performing in the District 6 High School Instrumental Jazz Festival at GSA on February 26.