The event, which started mid-morning and went until late afternoon, kicked off with the boys’ unseeded race, which featured a mass start of about 300 runners. Senior Nyamh Wolf posted the best finish for the Eagles in that race, coming in seventh with a time of 20:20. Junior Caleb Rhine finished 41st, while sophomore Morgan Davis cracked the top 70 with a 69th-place finish. Sophomore Will MacArthur also competed in the 5-kilometer event.
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New trail system offers woodsy summer diversion
BLUE HILL—There are roughly 261 stair steps between Parker Point Road and South Street, part of the relatively new and improved Heart of Blue Hill trail system developed by Blue Hill Heritage Trust to provide a pleasant and accessible path between downtown and the South Street commercial area. A typical afternoon sees students walking home from The Bay School, runners getting their steps in, and walkers with dogs of all shapes and sizes.
Sedgwick voters approve GSA tuition increase and other warrant items
SEDGWICK—Sedgwick voters, on June 4, approved a George Stevens Academy $1,000 per student tuition increase 105-40. The approval will cost the town $51,000 for the 2021-22 school year.
Fishermen's Wives donate $10,000 to Blue Hill YMCA
Safety programs, swimming lessons on tap
Blue Hill Public Library
The library’s ongoing plant sale closes this Saturday, June 12, so check it out while there is still time! We are very grateful to all who have donated plants, as well as everyone who has patronized our sale. There are no longer limits on the number of people who can come to the library, and people are welcome to read and relax. We still ask that people wear masks, but everything else is pretty much back to normal.
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Library kicks off a season of ‘Open Doors'
BLUE HILL—After three years of outreach and fundraising, Blue Hill Public Library is expanding its reach and invites the community to participate in the public phase of its endowment campaign, Open Doors.
Cause of May 27 Brooklin cottage fire undetermined
BROOKLIN—Five area fire departments spent more than five hours on May 27 working to contain a blaze that destroyed a Brooklin cottage.
Surry votes to purchase Newbury Neck land parcel
SURRY—It was standing room only at Surry’s special town meeting on the evening of May 24. Residents crowded into the elementary school gymnasium to weigh in on a proposal for the town to purchase an 11.9-acre parcel of land off Newbury Neck Road that encompasses the traditional parking area for the town beach. After discussion, the article passed unanimously.
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.