Stonington Town Manager Kathleen Billings said the weekend storm brought only half an inch of rain, which just wasn’t enough.
“Rain seems to go everywhere but here,” she said in a phone interview.
On August 23, the water truck began making two to four trips daily hauling water from Bucksport to a Stonington well.
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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
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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
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.
Eaton - Ballou
Audra Marie Eaton and William Bra den Ballou of Sedgwick were married February 12, 2021, in a private ceremony.
Lobster tales and lobster facts featured in two new local books
Andrew Gove’s memoir and the Roops’ new ABC
SPCA pet matchmakers visit Blue Hill for adoption event
BLUE HILL—On Saturday, September 19, staff and volunteers from the Hancock County SPCA set up a booth at the Blue Hill Co-op for some “Pet Matchmaking.”
The alewives are running
Making their annual Bagaduce River run
Spring storms wreak havoc here, ‘not too bad' there
Adding difficulty to staying at home
Work, school from home means ‘taking it one day at a time'
Coping with COVID-19
In a time of need, food pantries help fill the gap
Tree of life volunteers unload the Good Shepard Food Bank truck early Wednesday morning in Blue Hill. Doing the heavy lifting are, from left, Holbrook Williams, ray Manyak, George Blake and Steve Brookman.
Eagles, Mariners rock GSA gym in overtime game
Both teams headed to playoffs.
Eagles channel late momentum swing
BLUE HILL—Just three games away from a potential appearance in the postseason, the George Stevens Academy girls basketball team is looking to roll off some late-season momentum.