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Amanda Sparks gets to push the detonator button since she found the dynamite. Trooper David Barnard first shouts “Fire in the Hole” three times, and then ka-boom.

Photo by Leslie Landrigan

Thursday, June 23, 2022


Sticks of old dynamite found in Oceanville


No public meeting scheduled with INH board


Work starts on Goose Cove Road

Island Lego Robotics wins regional competition

Deer Isle —

On May 21, Island Lego Robotics, a local team of eight youth robot programmers, took the first place team prize at the the Maine Robotic Track Meet at the Brewer ...

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Independence Day deadlines

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Class of 2022
Class of 2022

Twenty graduate from Island high school
Ceremony remarks impart theme of gratitude

Deer Isle —

With the sunlit warm air wafting through the open gym doors, 20 students marched in for their graduation ceremony on Sunday, June 12. Class marshals Brooklyn Jones and Grace McGuire, ...

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Deer Run residents want meeting with INH board

Friday, June 10, 2022

Marine life
Marine life

DISES students study ghost traps, urchins and mud
During Harbor Days, they learned outdoors

Stonington —

For three “Harbor Days,” starting May 23, elementary school students talked to divers underwater, looked for microplastics in mud, made charts under sunny skies and fondled starfish and sea urchins. ...

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Jimmy Cook leaves UPS with a bang—and a party


Big turnout at CSD 13 school board meeting


Island Nursing Home continues to stonewall