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Bangor Daily News
The executive board of the Penobscot County Chapter of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis visited the Eastern Maine General Hospital in December of 1953 and saw some of the polio treatment equipment demonstrated.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Bangor Daily News
Trinity Episcopal Church in Castine
The Holy Eucharist with traditional hymns and Rite II will be celebrated in Trinity Episcopal Church, 150 Perkins Street on Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 9:00 AM.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Christian Science Monitor
How barnacles put the 'farm' in offshore wind farm
The country's first floating wind turbine works off the coast of Castine, Maine.
Public welcome to tour Bowdoin
Maine Maritime Academy's schooner Bowdoin, a National Historic Landmark and the official vessel of the State of Maine, will participate in an open-to-the-public gathering of vessels designed by William Hand Jr. and Guildive Cruises in Castine is hosting the gathering of yacht designer-built vessels, featuring the work of William Hand Jr. and Davis, ... (more)
Youngblood withdraws from Maine senate race
Sen. Ed Youngblood , who represents Castine and Penobscot as part of Senate District 8, has withdrawn his bid for reelection.
Wilson Museum sets date to dedicate Education Center
The Wilson Museum in Castine, Maine has transformed its historic barn into an Education Center, and will hold a dedication, open to the public, on Friday, August 1, 2014 at 5 p.m., A dedication ceremony will be held at the Wilson Museum in Castine for the newly completed year-round Education Center on Friday, August 1. By combining and ... (more)
The Weekly Packet
Is downtown Blue Hill dying-or just changing?
These days, there are plenty of eyes on downtown Blue Hill. A recent planning board hearing on allowing Jordan-Fernald Funeral Home onto Main Street drew a crowd of residents and lasted hours.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Foster's Daily Democrat
Honors and accolades for students
CASTINE, Maine - Maine Maritime Academy recently named students to their dean's list for outstanding academic achievement in the second semester of the 2013-2014 academic year.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Bangor Daily News
Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Alan Taylor to speak in Castine
Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Alan Taylor will deliver the sixth annual Deborah Pulliam Memorial Lecture at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, at Delano Auditorium on the campus of Maine Maritime Academy.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
New pipe organ, Belfast tempest and Strawberry Festival
"Rev. Mr. Gerrish, of the Methodist church in this city, has just purchased, at East Cambridge, Mass, a new pipe organ, for that society.
Blacksmith and wood turning highlighted at Wilson Museum
There have been some changes at the campus of the Wilson Museum on Perkins Street in Castine.
Revolutionary War regiment portrayed in Castine
On Saturday and Sunday, July 26 and 27, at the Wilson Museum in Castine, get a taste of Revolutionary-era Castine.
Storytelling festival planned in Castine
Celebrate storytelling in all its forms at the second annual Storytelling by the Sea festival from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, August 8, and Saturday, August 9, at the Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street in Castine.
BHHT geologist reveals secrets of John B. Mountain
On a hot, sunny day 30 people gathered at the base of John B. Mountain in Brooksville to follow geologist George Fields on a hike up the hill.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Bangor Daily News
Maine Authors Series: Marisue and John Pickering, "Maine: Beyond the Usual"
On Monday, June 21, from 7-8 p.m., come to the Witherle Memorial Library in Castine to hear Marisue and John Pickering share a presentation on their travel book, "Maine: Beyond the Usual," an exploration of forgotten Maine destinations.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
No room at Adams School for child daycare
The idea of placing a childcare facility in Adams School was quickly dismissed by the school board and superintendent at a July 2 meeting over concerns about space, state regulations and facilities.
New Brooksville principal takes on challenges, strengths of a small, rural school
Todd Nelson, a principal, teacher and writer with deep ties to the Blue Hill Peninsula, began his tenure as teaching principal at Brooksville Elementary School on July 1. He brings more than 35 years of experience as an educator in independent and public schools, including in Penobscot, where he and his wife Lesley live, and in Castine.
Castine museum to host program on granite industry
As part of a July 15, 2014 lecture on the history of granite quarrying in Maine, a live demonstration of granite cutting will ask audience members to try their hand.
Castine shows off its red, white and blue for Independence Day
Locals and summer folk joined forces to celebrate July 4 in the grand Castine style, beginning with the children's costume parade down Court Street and ending with a performance by the town band at Emerson Hall.
Living history going strong in Castine
Fireside cooking, one of the 'living history' demonstrations at the Wilson Museum, in Castine, Maine, on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2 to 5 p.m. Living history is alive and well at Castine's Wilson Museum.