BLUE HILL—A spring nor’easter on Thursday, April 9, brought howling winds and heavy, heavy snow across Peninsula towns, knocking down tree limbs and tossing power lines to the ground in many places.
The scenes of snow and winter damage posted on Facebook drew responses from people from away: “Are these all old pictures?”
Before clean up was complete and power restored to all local residences, a wind storm blew in on Monday, April 13, with gusts nearing 50 miles per hour.
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Holly Eaton announces candidacy for House District 15
DEER ISLE—Holly Eaton has announced her candidacy to represent House District 15 in the Maine House of Representatives, which includes Southwest Harbor, Tremont, Frenchboro, Swan’s Island, Isle au Haut, Brooklin, Deer Isle, Stonington and Vinalhaven, according to a press release.
Two from Ellsworth nominated for open Senate seat
McDonald opts out of race for family, law school
St. Valentine's show features artists from around the Peninsula and Island
BLUE HILL—The Cynthia Winings Gallery hosted its eighth annual Midwinter St. Valentine’s Day Show on Friday, February 11. The show was well attended, according to a press release, and visitors were greeted with an inviting candle-lit path through the snow.
Blue Hill's Elliott Architects wins design awards
PORTLAND, Conn.—Your Modern Cottage, a home design website for modern living, recognized the best of the best in its inaugural Design Awards Competition, among them Elliott Architects of Blue Hill, according to a press release.
2021 lobster harvest the most valuable in the history of the fishery
75% increase over 2020
Wilson Museum celebrates Bowdoin's centennial
Join the Wilson Museum in celebrating the centennial of Maine Maritime Academy’s schooner Bowdoin, the official vessel of the State of Maine, at programs that revisit Donald MacMillan’s Arctic explorations and delve into the art of shipsmithing.
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.
Falls Bridge construction project scheduled
Project estimated at $10.5 million
Women's Skillet Toss
Intercontinental & Greater Hancock County Championship Saturday, September 4 , 3:30 p.m., Grandstand Track
The Largest Pumpkin or Squash Contest
Judging Friday, 1 p.m., Exhibition Hall
Stonington select board candidates on why they're running
STONINGTON—Dick Larrabee Sr. is challenging incumbent Donna Brewer, select board chair, in the town election on Saturday, March 5.
Flores receives Presidential Award for excellence in teaching
FLORES: Making connections with students and peers
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.
Voters approve updated waterfront ordinance
Town gets the go ahead to buy the Odd Fellows Hall
Richard D. Goodwin
STONINGTON Richard Donald Goodwin, 53, of Stonington, died unexpectedly April 6, 2021, the result of an automobile accident. Richard, one of two children, was born April 30, 1967, in Castine, Maine.
Remembering Andrew Gove
Penobscot Books has created a place to share memories of Andy Gove. Submit a memory of your own or browse memories shared by others at penbaypress.me/andy-gove.
Not your ordinary classroom experience
Skippers Program teaches fishing safety
New name, new home for Island Childcare
Kassandra Shepard to run Snappers Childcare Center
Clam beds in jeopardy?
40 to 50 jobs could be at stake
Chickadee Compost to start at Stonington transfer station
Gets cold shoulder from Brooklin residents