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Winds, wires and trees

High winds on Monday, October 30, caused havoc across the Blue Hill Peninsula, as downed trees and power lines closed schools and businesses and left thousands without power.

Dunbar Road

Dunbar Road

Dunbar Road in Penobscot remained closed Wednesday morning with trees and power lines still down.

Photo by Anne Berleant

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Blue Hill Town Park playground

Blue Hill Town Park playground

Two trees uprooted in the center of the Blue Hill Town Park playground.

Photo by Anne Berleant

Vessel rescued

Vessel rescued

Fishing vessel Shanon Leigh II was rescued, in dramatic fashion, on the rocks at Carrying Place Beach in Surry.

Photo courtesy of Moira O’Neill

The day after

The day after

Trees lean but don’t fall on Dunbar Road in Penobscot.

Photo by Anne Berleant

Naskeag Point Road

Naskeag Point Road

A snapped utility pole knocked out power and blocked Naskeag Point Road in Brooklin.

Photo by Jeremiah Savage

On South Street, Blue Hill

On South Street, Blue Hill

On South Street in Blue Hill, a sheared tree is supported by power lines.

Photo courtesy of Cathy Planchart

Clean up

Clean up

The cleanup begins in East Blue Hill.

Photo by Faith DeAmbrose

Fishermen prepare for the storm

Fishermen prepare for the storm

The projected high wind warning had fishermen lined up Sunday, October 29, at Billings Diesel & Marine waiting for their boats to be pulled from the water.

Photo by Leslie Rice

Storm damage

Storm damage

Winds in excess of 60 miles per hour knocked down tress, utility poles and wires across Deer Isle and Stonington October 30. The projected high wind warning had fishermen lined up Sunday, October 29, at Billings Diesel & Marine waiting for their boats to be pulled from the water.

Photo by Mark Robinson

Deer Isle

Deer Isle

Utility poles and trees broke across the island leaving thousands of people without power for three days and counting.

Photo by Mark Robinson

Castine Road

Castine Road

Both Castine Road, above, and The Shore Road were closed most of Monday, cutting off Castine village to traffic.

Photo by Anne Berleant