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

    7 hrs ago | 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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  2. Super Bowl challenge to help food pantriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | 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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  3. Brooklin 'safe routes to school' path slated for 2016-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | 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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  4. Local Fuel AssistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | 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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  5. Special education drives sharp increase in Penobscot school budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Weekly Packet

    ... According to Markley, the older of the school's two buses is good for one more year. If required, Castine and Brooksville have extra buses to borrow, as the three schools regularly assist each other with buses, depending on need and extra buses. The ...

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  6. First Lady Ann Scott Visits Two Tampa Area Schools to Share her...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Capital Soup

    Today, First Lady Ann Scott visited Brooksville Elementary School in Brooksville and Anderson Elementary School in Tampa to share her passion for reading with Florida students. Since Governor Rick Scott took office in 2011, First Lady Scott has been visiting elementary, middle and high schools throughout the state where she reads to students, answers their questions and shares information about her life as First Lady.

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  7. Union 93 board approves budget for 2015-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Weekly Packet

    The Union 93 board reconvened on Monday, December 15, at Penobscot Community School to decide financial matters for next school year. The 2015-16 budget proposed by Union Superintendent Mark Hurvitt in November's meeting was unanimously passed by 18 members of the board, representing the schools of Penobscot, Surry, Castine, Brooksville and Blue Hill.

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  8. Peninsula towns release nomination papersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Weekly Packet

    The towns of Brooklin, Brooksville and Sedgwick have released their annual slate of nomination papers for municipal and school board seats. Nomination papers for the following municipal offices will be available from the clerk on January 8, and must be returned by February 19. There is a one-year term as Road Commissioner, currently held by Neil Allen and a three-year term as Treasurer, currently held by Tammy Andrews.

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  9. Union 93 board approves budget for 2015-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    The Union 93 board reconvened on Monday, December 15, at Penobscot Community School to decide financial matters for next school year. The 2015-16 budget proposed by Union Superintendent Mark Hurvitt in November's meeting was unanimously passed by 18 members of the board, representing the schools of Penobscot, Surry, Castine, Brooksville and Blue Hill.

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  10. Giving Hands makes crafts, clothes for those in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    Any Tuesday, between 9 a.m. and noon, a group of women can be found occupying the meeting room of the Brooksville Town House. These ladies-who have been mistaken for town officials a time or two, they said-are members of a new volunteer group called Giving Hands.

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  11. Union 93 board approves budget for 2015-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | The Weekly Packet

    The Union 93 board reconvened on Monday, December 15, at Penobscot Community School to decide financial matters for next school year. The 2015-16 budget proposed by Union Superintendent Mark Hurvitt in November's meeting was unanimously passed by 18 members of the board, representing the schools of Penobscot, Surry, Castine, Brooksville and Blue Hill.

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  12. Three-day workshop covers pig farming, butchering and charcuterieRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Island Ad-Vantages

    The Island Culinary and Ecological Center sponsored a weekend workshop titled "Nose to Tail Butchering and Charcuterie," which spanned three days and included events on two Brooksville farms and at a community kitchen on Deer Isle. The workshop began with a humane on-farm slaughter demonstration at David's Folly Farm in Brooksville.

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  13. Three-day workshop covers pig farming, butchering and charcuterieRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    The Island Culinary and Ecological Center sponsored a weekend workshop titled "Nose to Tail Butchering and Charcuterie," which spanned three days and included events on two Brooksville farms and at a community kitchen on Deer Isle. The workshop began with a humane on-farm slaughter demonstration at David's Folly Farm in Brooksville.

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  14. Celebrating her 100th birthday, Carrie Saunders looks back through timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    ... in all the time," she says. Neighbor Etta Perkins brings in the newspaper every morning, while Kelly Saunders of Brooksville-her husband's nephew's son's wife-takes her each month to Bangor for her eye appointment. At Saunders' last visit, the eye ...

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  15. Christmas Eve ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    A family Christmas Eve worship service of special music, lessons, carols and candlelight will be held on Wednesday, December 24, at 7:00 p.m. at the West Brooksville Congregational Church, UCC located at 1597 Coastal Road, in West Brooksville.

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  16. Holiday craft fair rings in the seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    Mittens, snow hats, baby sweaters and other clothing items, wreaths, ornaments and Christmas dA cor, wooden toys, boxes and carved kitchen utensils, blankets, quilts, jewelry, stuffed animals, cast aluminum welcome signs, homemade soaps and even marshmallow blowguns could be found at Brooksville's Holiday Craft Fair. Cheerful spirits abounded, too, as vendors and shoppers mingled in the warmth of the Brooksville Community Center on Saturday, November 29, and thoughts and conversations turned to upcoming Christmas plans.

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  17. Family Worship ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    The West Brooksville Congregational Church, UCC located at 1597 Coastal Road in Brooksville, invites one and all-and especially families of all ages- to share our family Advent worship service on Sunday, December 14 at 10:00 a.m. This service will include a Christmas pageant by the Sunday School children and the lighting of the third Advent candle.

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  18. Hancock County Medical Mission planning meeting for next tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    ... of biology and sees the mission as an opportunity to get real world insight into this field. Taylor Venema of Brooksville is a senior at George Stevens Academy who plans to become a nurse like her mother Kathleen Morgan. Both students are excited ...

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  19. Penobscot school budget 'okay'; student transfers still a concernRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    ... choice," Hurvitt said in 2013. Two Penobscot elementary students have been granted transfers this year, one to Brooksville and one to Blue Hill, while one out-of-district student is attending in Penobscot. "The genie's out of the bottle," Hurvitt ...

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  20. Blue Hill food pantry faces higher costs as donations fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    ... employs 570 people, as one possible reason. The Tree of Life food pantry serves people in Blue Hill, Brooklin, Brooksville, Castine, Orland, Penobscot, Sedgwick and Surry, but turns no one away, she said. Open on Thursdays, people begin lining up as ...

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