BLUE HILL—On Saturday, September 19, Downeast Community Partners and At Home held a virtual auction as its seventh annual Round Robin Fundraiser. All proceeds will benefit the At Home program, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide in-home care and other services to area elders.
The remote, online fundraiser differed from those in years past, which took place at Blue Hill Country Club with an all-day round-robin tennis tournament. Coordinators, out of concern for the risk of COVID-19, canceled the sports program this time.
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Callahan Mine cleanup continues
Major work set for this summer
Blue Hill Public Library
Wild Sun Catchers—Seaweed
Lobster tales and lobster facts featured in two new local books
Andrew Gove’s memoir and the Roops’ new ABC
Solar farm application leads to discussion of local ordinance
BLUE HILL—On Monday, November 16, members of Blue Hill select and planning boards discussed the pros and cons of amending the existing Commercial Site Plan Review Ordinance to address commercial solar farms, versus developing and adopting a separate commercial solar farm ordinance.
Lefty Fourchette, cuisinière
Lefty Fourchette est dans sa cuisine creating her prix fixe, table d’hôte, holiday menu.
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.”
At Home Round Robin auction benefits elders-in-need
Sales generate $5,000
Pushcart Press releases third book by McCall
BROOKLIN—Rob McCall is one of those rare individuals who strives to share his vision of hope for now and for the future.
Golden seeks campaign finance reform, ‘good for democracy'
Raises $2.8 million for campaign, despite misgivings
American Academy of Arts and Letters honors Henderson
BROOKLIN—Earlier this year, Bill Henderson almost threw the letter he received from The American Academy of Arts and Letters in the trash.
Disorder on the Court
With Rafa, Roger, and Serena in the twilight of their careers, pro tennis is struggling to reform itself. Some players are taking matters into their own hands.
Fit for Life
I thought I was doing this for my mom after her stroke, but I ended up doing it for both of us
You don’t have to spend hours in the gym to reap the health benefits of exercise.
Prized pilothouse possessions
The pilothouse is the nerve center of a power voyagig vessel like this Selene 43 in the Bahamas.
Make Your Adventure – and Your Dog's – Easier, Interesting and Fun
The devil is in the details” is an axiom for a reason: It’s easy to say. It’s infinitely harder to actually do.
Serena Williams – A New Baseline
Whether she wins that 24th Grand Slam singles title or not, tennis star and venture investor Serena Williams is working tirelessly to keep her career in play,
Plan Your Family Holiday Now!
A holiday away with the family can be a great time for everyone, and leave you feeling refreshed and relaxed. However, it is also something that needs to be planned early to get the most out of it - between mum, dad, older kids, younger kids, and maybe pets or grandparents, you could all end up enjoying yourselves as a family… or needing a holiday to get over your holiday!
Giants iconic quarterback is enjoying his retirement
A content Mann is moving forward
Was Charlotte Dod the Greatest Athlete Ever?
The remarkable career of a Victorian athletic phenom—and the legacy that wasn’t
TEN TIPS TO CARE FOR YOURSELF - WHILE CARING FOR SOMEONE ELSE
When giving your all in the sacred role of caring for a loved one, an essential piece is often missing from the equation: YOU! You cannot stop living your life. It will not be good for you, and it will certainly not be good for your loved one. The moment you feel trapped, a host of other negative qualities and unhealthy emotions—resentment, anger, impatience, irritability— will begin to creep in.