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At least 300 people attended a mini-version of Winterfest held outside the Island Community Center on Saturday, January 22.

Photo courtesy of Dan Rajter

Friday, January 28, 2022

Award from USDA will fund aquaculture workforce training program

Washington, D.C. —

U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King have announced that the Gulf of Maine Research Institute has been awarded $500,000 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute ...

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Quick freeze causes accidents on Route 15


Winter, delayed repairs are disrupting area schools


GSA reps attend school board meetings

Friday, January 21, 2022

Sen. Louie Luchini
Sen. Louie Luchini

Haystack announces summer program schedule, Open Studio residency and workshops

Deer Isle —

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts has announced its program offerings for the 2022 summer season, according to a press release.

Haystack’s Executive Director, Paul Sacaridiz, said, “It’s difficult to ...

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Senators Collins, King announce over $1.1 million for Downeast Head Start programs


GSA financial advisory committee to discuss proposed budget oversight committee


Luchini resigns, McDonald seeks his Senate seat

Friday, January 14, 2022

The Reach
The Reach


Future looks dire for lobster fishery, coastal economy

Four-town broadband committee releases report, recommendation
Consolidated chosen as provider

The Area —

Representatives of Blue Hill, Brooksville, Deer Isle and Penobscot broadband committees working as one joint committee have released a 23-page report outlining recommendations to pursue and secure broadband services for ...

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