Hosts Dennis Carter and Anneli Carter-Sundqvist presented a weekly tour of the Deer Isle Hostel, a homestead that operates completely off the grid with no power lines from the outside. ...

Photo by Franklin Brown

Monday, August 3, 2015

Highland Avenue water line project progresses

Stonington —

Work on the Highland Avenue water line is progressing, but crews still have about another month of work before the project is complete.

So far, crews from Vaughan Thibodeau ...

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Deer Isle Hostel presents weekly tour to the public


School issues dominate selectmen’s meeting in Stonington


Local BHBT employee promoted

Thursday, July 30, 2015

The Joyce B
The Joyce B

CSD board to present $6.47 million budget to voters
District meeting August 4

Deer Isle —

The CSD board will bring its third budget proposal to the towns on August 4, with expenditures capped at $6.47 million.

During a meeting on July 22, the ...

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Drug landscape changes as heroin use increases in Hancock County


Lobstering ain’t what it used to be


The not-for-sale art of Evelyn Kok is now available for all

Monday, July 27, 2015

PERC Fisheries Education room
PERC Fisheries Education room

Group plans historical restoration for island lighthouse
Live auction August 15

Isle au Haut —

Built in 1907 on the rocky shore of Isle au Haut, the lighthouse has undergone changes in ownership and style in the last 108 years. The Isle au Haut Lighthouse ...

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Hands-on fisheries exhibit opens at Penobscot East


Window shopping for realty is a reality in downtown Stonington


Barred Island mouse walk highlights IHT activities

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Fish faces!
Fish faces!

Fishermen’s Family Fun Day blends tribute with festivities

Stonington —

The Island community celebrated its fishing heritage and honored three of the industry’s finest during Fishermen’s Day on Sunday, July 19. Lawrence “Junior” Bray, Wesley Hutchinson and Sterling “Dave” Steele ...

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26th Annual Fishermen’s Day Results


Island Heritage Trust to host Shore Dinner

Monday, July 20, 2015

Old tools
Old tools

CSD budget meeting nullified by breach of protocol, process to begin again
Next meeting Wed., July 22

Deer Isle —

The votes taken during the July 15 school budget meeting were invalidated because the meeting adjourned before all warrant articles had been addressed. The budget validation referendum vote scheduled for ...

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Mixed reviews on proposed funeral home purchase


Voters authorize selectmen to borrow to cover tax shortage


Seamark founder’s journey through creation


Deer Isle resident serves as judicial ethics expert in Bosnia, Herzegovina