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  1. PenBrook coach celebrates his winning teamRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Weekly Packet

    The Peninsula takes its school basketball leagues seriously, and the road to the Cross Insurance Center for high school play-offs is paved with middle school coaches who nurture the skills and desire to excel in their young players. In Brooksville, long-time PenBrook Coach Danny Pert took a couple of hours on February 26 to celebrate the girls behind 10 straight trips to the Coastal League championships, with titles brought home each of the last five years.

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  2. Scoping session set on potential Bagaduce River oyster leaseRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Weekly Packet

    ... 10 acres. One, granted in 2011 to Little Island Oyster Company, is on 5.8 acres located north of Bear Head in Brooksville. The second, granted to Bagaduce Oyster Company, is on 4.13 acres west of Bear Head in Brooksville and Sedgwick. Standard ...

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  3. Voters OK more library repair funds at Brooksville town meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Weekly Packet

    ... of the Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement with the town of Sedgwick regarding the operations at the Sedgwick- Brooksville Town Landing on Walker Pond. The change in the language now requires that two members from each town must vote in the ...

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  4. Gloria Elaine CurtisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Bangor Daily News

    Gloria E. Curtis, daughter of Thomas S. Choate and Deliska M. Choate of Brooksville, lost her battle with Alzheimer's Feb. 20, 2015. Gloria is now with her late husband, Clarence Curtis of Monroe.

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  5. Sedgwick voters to face 79-article warrant at town meeting March 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Weekly Packet

    ... Article 42 deals explicitly with the Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement on Walker Pond between Sedgwick and Brooksville, laying out precise rules for voting, including the fact that no proxies are allowed. The same articles will also be included in ...

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  6. Two seek three-year selectman post in SedgwickRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Weekly Packet

    ... needing to be done. He specified work on the Walker Pond landing project, a real community effort between Brooksville and Sedgwick; there has been no "grand opening" yet because work is ongoing with "environmentally friendly" walking trails to be ...

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  7. In contested race, candidate seeks reelection to Brooksville school boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Weekly Packet

    Charles Tarr, the current school board chairman in Brooksville, seeks another three-year term on town election day, March 2. Tarr was on vacation and could not be reached when The Weekly Packet conducted interviews with candidates. Candidate profiles based on the responses of incumbent Larry Cassis and Matthew Freedman were published in the February 19 edition.

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  8. Road maintenance tops Brooksville budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Weekly Packet

    ... sum of $15,000-pulled from the sale of a tax-acquired property valued at $19,586-will be put toward fixes to the Brooksville Public Service Building, which suffered damage from a plumbing break last year, according to Selectman John Gray. Gray said ...

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  9. Brooksville school board approves budget in split voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Weekly Packet

    The Brooksville school board voted 2-1-1 to approve the budget proposed for the 2015-16 school year following a meeting with the town budget advisory committee on the evening of January 20. The proposed budget for the 2015-16 school year totals $1,838,295, a 2.02 percent or $36,392 increase over the current budget. Gail Ladd and Larry Cassis voted in favor of adopting the budget, Helen Condon abstained from voting and Brad Jones voted against the budget.

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  10. Three vie for two seats on Brooksville's school boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Weekly Packet

    ... pool. They also will fill a number of other positions, all of which are uncontested. Polls open at 8 a.m. at the Brooksville Community Center and close at 8 p.m. Larry Cassis seeks a second full term on the board after an appointment in 2010 to fill ...

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  11. High school tuition costs drive Blue Hill school budget up 4.7 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Weekly Packet

    ... on school enrollment. For 2015-16, Blue Hill will pay 33.3 percent; Surry, 19.4 percent; Penobscot, 17 percent; Brooksville, 16 percent; and Castine, 14.2 percent. However, voting at Union 93 board meetings is also proportionally weighted, with Blue ...

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  12. Community food grant program accepting applicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Weekly Packet

    ... be carried out in the towns of Blue Hill, Sedgwick, Penobscot, Castine, Orland, Surry, Deer Isle, Stonington, Brooksville, or Brooklin. The deadline for applications is Saturday, February 28, at midnight. Decisions and grant awards will be made by ...

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  13. Answer to climate change is not continued environmental exploitationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Bangor Daily News

    ... sing to live in harmony with limited resources and all other species. One earth, one chance. Robert Shetterly of Brooksville is the painter of Americans Who Tell the Truth, a series of portraits of courageous Americans.

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  14. Carolyn Blodgett-a long life steeped in communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Weekly Packet

    ... She died on Sunday, February 1. Many in the community knew Blodgett as a teacher. After teaching 21 years at Brooksville Elementary School, she retired in 1988, but continued to work with area students. She volunteered at Penobscot Community School ...

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  15. Medical Debt Still a Problem Under Health Law - Despite ProtectionsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 4 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Elizabeth and Britt Harmon struggled for years to have a child, and were thrilled when their son Orin was born in February 2013. But they were unprepared for the medical problems that then upended the Brooksville, Maine couple's lives.

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  16. Kentuckians Brave The Cold In The NortheastRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... Some of those affected are from right here in Kentucky. Judy Rhodes, for example, is a Kentucky native living in Brooksville, Maine. "We have had probably 30 to 40 inches in the last week," Rhodes says. "I can barely see my mailbox in the front of ...

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  17. Consumers still struggling with medical debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | USA Today

    ... son Orin was born in February 2013. But they were unprepared for the medical problems that then upended the Brooksville, Maine, couple's lives. Orin was born with a heart condition known as pulmonary stenosis and severe asthma. He required constant ...

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  18. Super Bowl challenge to help food pantriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Weekly Packet

    ... has been established to raise awareness of local hunger and food insecurity, according to a news release. The Brooksville United Methodist Church has accepted the challenge by arranging two drop-off sites for non-perishable food items. All donations ...

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  19. Brooklin 'safe routes to school' path slated for 2016-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Weekly Packet

    ... get the 5/8ths surfacing as well as the Mines Road." Similar light paving will be done on Routes 175 and 176 in Brooksville and Sedgwick and North Bend Road in Surry. "All that does is make it look good," said Surry Selectman Steve Bemiss. "A lot of ...

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  20. Local Fuel AssistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    In February the members and friends of the West Brooksville Congregational Church, UCC will be taking a special offering for local fuel assistance to help Brooksville families with heating costs. All money collected is sent to a local fuel company to be used anonymously for those in need.

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