WESMAC’s Linda Greenlaw Wessell shows the hull of the new Isle au Haut mail boat in the lay-up shop.

Photo by Anne Berleant

Thursday, September 3, 2015

School budget passed decisively
Community involvement to continue

The Island —

Residents of both towns voted in overwhelming support of the fourth iteration of the 2015-16 CSD budget on Monday, August 31, in a 396-153 Island-wide vote. The budget passed ...

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Surry’s WESMAC crafts new Isle au Haut mail boat


Deer Isle man named finalist for Natural Resources Council award

Monday, August 31, 2015

DISES to begin year with new principal
DISES to begin year with new principal

Principal West honored for “making a difference”

Bar Harbor —

Deer Isle-Stonington High School Principal Todd West was one of two recipients of the 12th annual Sunbeam Award, which was given by the Maine Seacoast Mission at a gala event ...

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Stonington selectmen set tax rate at 17.15 mills


From nature to nourish: local mycologist searches by land and sea


DISES to begin school year with new principal


Historic headstones in pieces at Woodlawn Cemetery

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Universal free lunch program to continue at Island schools
Universal free lunch program to continue at Island schools

Back to School - Island Ad-Vantages 2015

The Island —

Deer Isle-Stonington Elementary and High Schools
First day: Kindergarten, grades 3, 6 and 9: Monday, August 31.
All other elementary and high school grades: Tuesday, September 1. No ...

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Schools by the Numbers


CSD budget passes easily at district meeting


Free meals to continue at Island schools


Labor Day Deadlines and Schedule

Monday, August 24, 2015

Writer Anica Mrose Rissi
Writer Anica Mrose Rissi

Latest CSD budget proposal edges past $6.5M
Next meeting Aug. 24

Deer Isle —

The CSD board passed a budget totaling $6,513,612 in a 4-1-1 vote (Cormier against, Vaughn abstaining) during a special meeting on August 13.

The board started with a ...

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Island schools prepare for students’ return


Anica Mrose Rissi: from library violinist to children’s book writer