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  1. Maine lawmakers urged to support convention to overturn Citizens UnitedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bangor Daily News

    ... to them in the U.S. Constitution. Urging his colleagues to support the bill state Rep. Ralph Chapman, D-Brooksville, the resolution's sponsor, said the only way to overturn Citizens United was with an amendment to the Constitution. But opponents of ...

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  2. Lawsuit charges school board for breach of contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Weekly Packet

    Former teacher Laura Johns filed a lawsuit on April 1 in Maine Superior Court charging the School Board of Brooksville with breach of contract. She seeks judgment in "such amount as shall appear just and proper," for lost income and benefits, plus interest and legal costs.

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  3. George Stevens Academy announces honor parts for the Class of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Weekly Packet

    Claire Joan Ciampa, daughter of David and Carolyn Ciampa of Brooksville, is class Valedictorian. She attended Haystack Workshops for four years, participated in science bowl for two years, was on the math team, played volleyball, was a member of the track team, and served as a peer tutor and student ambassador.

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  4. Hometown Hernando for May 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... Madeline Wyka, a fifth-grade student at Floral City Elementary School won first place; Katherine Kavanagh of Brooksville Elementary School received second place, and Enjolee Parry of Homosassa Elementary School placed third . Brooksville Elks Lodge ...

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  5. Lawsuit charges school board for breach of contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Weekly Packet

    Former teacher Laura Johns filed a lawsuit on April 1 in Maine Superior Court charging the School Board of Brooksville with breach of contract. She seeks judgment in "such amount as shall appear just and proper," for lost income and benefits, plus interest and legal costs.

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  6. Maja Trivia: Semi-Finals and FinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Bangor Daily News

    Tuesday, May 19, 2015 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, May 21, 2015 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 9, 2015 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. It's tournament time! The third year of Maja Trivia, a game celebrating the rich history of the region once known as Majabigwaduce, now the towns of Brooksville, Castine, and Penobscot, is drawing to an exciting conclusion. Throughout the school year, 5th - 8th grade students from Penobscot Community School, Brooksville Elementary School, and Castine's Adams School have been playing Maja Trivia practice rounds.

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  7. Heavy metal uptake by chemically distinct lichens from Aspicilia spp. growing on ultramafic rocksRead the original story

    Friday May 8 | CSIRO Publishing

    ... Journal of Botany 58 , 20732089. ) Lichens of the Callahan mine, a copper- and zinc-enriched superfund site in Brooksville, Maine, USA. Rhodora 113 , 131. ) Investigation of the importance of rock chemistry for saxicolous lichen communities of the ...

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  8. Steel band festival takes center stage in Blue HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Weekly Packet

    ... be largely to blame. He scrabbled together a steel band-the Atlantic Clarion Steel Band-to play the steps of the Brooksville post office as early as 1975. Having learned of steel pans during a sailing trip to the Caribbean only a couple years ...

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  9. Steel band festival takes center stage in Blue HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Weekly Packet

    ... be largely to blame. He scrabbled together a steel band-the Atlantic Clarion Steel Band-to play the steps of the Brooksville post office as early as 1975. Having learned of steel pans during a sailing trip to the Caribbean only a couple years ...

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  10. Brooksville family navigates path, with help, out of health insurance nightmareRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Weekly Packet

    The doors to the bureaucratic maze that is contemporary health insurance swung wide open for Brooksville couple Elizabeth and Britt Harmon in 2013. The Harmons had no warnings of what lay ahead before their son Orin was born in 2013.

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  11. Raw milk, food sovereignty bills in legislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | The Weekly Packet

    ... limits those sales to the farm where the milk is produced. Local state representatives Ralph Chapman (D-Brooksville) and Walter Kumiega (D-Deer Isle) are co-sponsors of the bill. Both bills require milk and milk products be labeled as unpasteurized, ...

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  12. Towns to split cost of Walker Pond Landing repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Weekly Packet

    When vandals struck two buildings at Walker Pond Landing on March 26, repairing the damage was left for the two towns who share responsibility for the public access area and, by extension, to the taxpayers of Brooksville and Sedgwick. Neither town, nor the Sedgwick-Brooksville Town Landing Committee, carries insurance on damage to the property although that may change in the future, Sedgwick First Selectman Neil Davis said when selectmen met on April 16. The exact cost of replacing wooden planks and inside fixtures to the outhouse and windows and a door to the courtesy boathouse has not been determined, Davis said.

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  13. Atlantic Breeze To Play Classic Rock At Dennett's Wharf in Castine May 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Atlantic Breeze will play classic rock and rhythm and blues at Dennett's Wharf Restaurant and Oyster Bar on the waterfront in Castine on Saturday, May 9. The band was founded in 2009 with its current line-up dating from 2012. It draws its members from Brooksville and Brewer, Maine, and is composed of: Dave Coomer, drums; Jimmy Lynch, harmonica and vocals; Gil Maxwell, bass; and Richard Nutt, guitar and vocals.

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  14. Raw milk, food sovereignty bills in legislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Weekly Packet

    ... limits those sales to the farm where the milk is produced. Local state representatives Ralph Chapman (D-Brooksville) and Walter Kumiega (D-Deer Isle) are co-sponsors of the bill. Both bills require milk and milk products be labeled as unpasteurized, ...

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  15. Changes at the Castine Town DockRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Weekly Packet

    ... of the dinghy basin is to hold small craft designed to bring boaters to larger vessels at moorings in Castine or Brooksville, although that use is not regulated. Of the 43 boats holding permits, about eight or nine would not qualify under the new ...

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  16. Thank you, dear lady, for this wonderful chapter of Camden's history. ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Capital Weekly

    ... were able to cruise for a week on the beautiful Maine coast. Actually Amos Perkins Lord was born in 1868 in Brooksville, into a family of 11 children. He began sail making in 1882. His working life spanned the very last years of the "age of sail." ...

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  17. Scoping session sets the stage for oyster farm in Northern BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Weekly Packet

    ... were against me and now support it." But, for some members of the four towns that border the river-Penobscot, Brooksville, Castine and Sedgwick-the increasing use of the river for aquaculture is taking precedence over ecological concerns. The ...

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  18. Vandals hit Walker PondRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Weekly Packet

    ... Then there is the question of insurance. The public landing and boat facility are overseen by the Sedgwick-Brooksville Town Landing Committee, comprising selectmen from both towns. But whether separate insurance is carried on the property, or if the ...

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  19. Long, hard winter takes toll on local industry, wildlifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | The Weekly Packet

    ... a skidder, it was tough going, according to Eddie Grace of Penobscot, who cut most of the winter at one yard in Brooksville. "You spent a lot of time trying to keep warm instead of cutting wood," Gracie said. "The snow never packed down; it was hard ...

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  20. Organic Gardening WorkshopRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Association (MOFGA) which will be offering the workshop at over 30 locations in Maine all the same evening. Brooksville farmer Dan Huisjen will lead the workshop. All levels of gardeners are welcome, from first-timers to experienced gardeners who ...

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