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February got off to a mild start, but quickly made up for it with back-to-back storms that dumped more than a foot and a half of snow across the Island ...

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Thursday, February 11, 2016

Queen’s Closet celebrates 10 years with community event

Stonington —

Look in the closet.

Is there a bridesmaid’s dress (or two)? How about a suit or men’s dress shoes? A fancy handbag or rhinestone accessories?

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Slim’s Fishing Derby canceled

Monday, February 8, 2016

Oceanville Boatworks owners Tim Staples and Dale Haley Sr.
Oceanville Boatworks owners Tim Staples and Dale Haley Sr.

Stonington selectmen OK $1.6 million budget
Down from 2015

Stonington —

Selectmen this week approved a $1.6 million town budget for 2016.

The budget of $1,600,075 represents a decrease from the 2015 town budget of $5,752 despite some significant ...

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Boat shop launches first new-build lobster boat

Thursday, February 4, 2016

The boys winning 1997 team
The boys winning 1997 team

Celebrating the winning past of Island basketball

The Island —

“Going for the Gold,” an Opera House event held on January 27, highlighted the Mariner teams that have won the Eastern Maine Championships in the modern era. Around 100 people ...

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Peninsula, Island work to address heroin, drug abuse crisis


Ice conditions leave question mark for fishing derby

Monday, February 1, 2016

Centenarian celebration
Centenarian celebration

Island towns did not overpay, Superintendent Webster says

Deer Isle —

At a January 21 CSD board meeting, interim Superintendent Bob Webster said that despite a reported $300,000 discrepancy in town assessments for the 2015-16 school budget, Deer Isle and ...

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Proposed Stonington Water Company budget shows increase