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Part of the Skippers Program is learning how to survive in the water by conserving energy and keeping the crew together. Students practiced those skills in Stonington Harbor on November 9.

Photo courtesy of Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

BREAKING NEWS
COVID-19 outbreak forces another round of closings
Nursing home count stands at 48

Deer Isle —

Businesses, schools and public institutions closed their doors on November 30 in response to the COVID-19 outbreak at the Island Nursing Home.

The Deer Isle-Stonington schools closed ...

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BREAKING NEWS
Dr. Shah praises INH director; 3 more test positive
Community responds to nursing home outbreak

Deer Isle —

Matthew Trombley, Island Nursing Home director, was praised for his handling of the outbreak at the facility by Dr. Nirav Shah, director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and ...

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BREAKING NEWS
45 test positive in nursing home outbreak; community responds
Community transmission of COVID-19 blamed

Deer Isle —

Editors Note: This is a developing story and we will be posting additional updates in our COVID updates archive.

The number of Island Nursing Home residents and staff ...

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Not your ordinary classroom experience
Skippers Program teaches fishing safety

Stonington —

Igniting a safety flare without setting your boat or yourself on fire is something everyone who fishes ought to know. So is what to do when someone falls overboard. So ...

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COVID-19: More warnings, more testing


Clam beds in jeopardy?


MuniMeets: Upcoming municipal meetings - Island Ad-Vantages

Friday, November 20, 2020

Island Workforce Housing starts site work on Oliver’s Ridge
Island Workforce Housing starts site work on Oliver’s Ridge

Island Workforce Housing starts site work on Oliver’s Ridge

Deer Isle —

Local nonprofit Island Workforce Housing has taken a significant step towards creating year-round rental housing for island workers, according to a news release.

This past week, Island Workforce Housing ...

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Schools determined to stay open


No COVID-19 outbreak at Island Nursing Home after staffer tests positive


December happenings at Island Community Center


Thanksgiving Deadline Notice