Hundreds watch as teachers, staff drive length of island
Island Ad-Vantages|06/11/2020
Motorcade celebrates end of a difficult year
LESLIE LANDRIGAN

DEER ISLE—Several hundred people from the bridge to Stonington Harbor watched the Deer Isle-Stonington Elementary School motorcade on June 5, a day that turned sunny and dry just in time.

They waited along the island roads, standing or sitting in lawn chairs, on bicycles and on the back of trucks. When the siren in the distance sounded, they held up signs reading, “Thank You,” “We Love You” and “Island Strong.”

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