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  • Free clinic hosting yard sale Dec. 1

    BLUE HILL — The Peninsula Free Health Clinic will hold a yard sale at the clinic on Saturday, Dec. 1, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will also be raffle items, free snacks and a chance for children to visit with Santa. The clinic is located at 26 Hinckley Ridge Road in Blue Hill

  • Elks Club hosts free dinner

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth Elks Club is hosting a free Thanksgiving dinner Thursday, Nov. 22, at its lodge at 317 High St. The community dinner runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dinner will also be delivered to the homebound. Information: 667-7987.

  • Top Notch Tree Service changing hands

    Brandon Jackson of Bucksport is in the process of acquiring Top Notch Tree Service of Waltham from the family of the late David Jodrey, who died on Nov. 14. Jodrey, who established Top Notch Tree Service in 1992, had been working closely with Jackson with an eye toward selling him the business. During the transition,

  • Bucksport library hosting drive

    BUCKSPORT — The Buck Memorial Library invites everyone to share in “The Joy of the Holidays” drive at the library with a gift of new books for children of all ages. Also being accepted are jars (no glass) of peanut butter and jelly and cinnamon and sugar (cinnamon toast). Those wishing to donate should bring

  • Horse farm to host open house

    LAMOINE — Starlight Horse Farm is holding an open house on Saturday, Dec. 1, from 1-4 p.m. at the farm after the Ellsworth Christmas Parade. The event will include pony rides, kids crafts and adult crafts and free refreshments will be provided. Families can have photos taken by Phippen Photography with the horses or with

  • Christmas at Woodlawn starts Dec. 1

    Christmas at Woodlawn starts Dec. 1

    ELLSWORTH — The trees will be lit and the holiday tea brewing as Woodlawn presents Christmas at Woodlawn – The Trees of Woodlawn from Dec. 1 through 23. This annual custom is being offered in conjunction with Christmas in Ellsworth, A Maine Holiday. The Trees of Woodlawn will include decorated trees by nearly 40 area

  • Deer Isle-Stonington High School honor roll

    The following students were named to the first quarter honor roll at Deer Isle-Stonington High School:   Honors with highest distinction Grade 9: Henry Penfold. Grade 10: Rylee Eaton, Ariel Larrabee, Mason Woodman. Grade 11: Eliza Borntraeger. Grade 12: Lillian Gray.   Honors with distinction Grade 9: Anwen Hudson, Emily Turner. Grade 10: McHenna Martin,

  • Dems take helm in stormy seas

    Maine voters moved the state left last week, electing Democratic majorities in the state House of Representatives and Senate and a Democrat to the Blaine House in a significant political shift. Mainers also elected their first female governor ever in Janet Mills. Plus, 39 percent of the incoming 186-seat Legislature will be female — an

  • Fitness program at SW Harbor Library

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — All are welcome to come to the Southwest Harbor Public Library on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at 1:30 p.m. for a talk by Susan Sassaman, certified yoga, dance and tai chi instructor, on how exercise and movement classes improve our health and help us age in place. Sassaman, who has been teaching on

  • Solar energy info session Nov. 28

    ELLSWORTH — College of the Atlantic’s Community Energy Center is holding a solar for businesses and farms information session on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at 6 p.m. at the Ellsworth Public Library Supported by a grant from the United States Department of Agriculture Renewable Energy Development Assistance program, the College of the Atlantic Solar for Businesses