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  1. Wreath season fires up on the PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Weekly Packet

    No matter what images come to mind-pines jutting up from rocky shores at the ocean's edge, or visions of the densely forested interior, crawling with bears, moose and other wild critters-pine trees embody the natural beauty and solemn, quiet dignity of the state. And Maine is home to balsam fir trees aplenty, the optimal source of long-lasting, feathery and fragrant greens for wreaths.

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

    Thursday Nov 6 | 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 on the afternoon of Saturday, October 25, at David's Folly Farm in Brooksville.

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  3. Unger edges out Lameyer by 8 votes in CastineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Weekly Packet

    Incumbent David Unger edged out Ted Lameyer in a tight race for a three-year term as Castine Selectman by eight votes. In a landslide vote of 347 to 61, voters in Castine approved an amendment to the 2003 Castine Water Service Protection Ordinance.

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  4. Peninsula voters have strong turnoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Weekly Packet

    "We were busy all day," said Brooklin Town Clerk Jeannine Hardy. Turnout in Brooklin was 68 percent.

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  5. Darrell Fowler, Brooksville selectman and firefighter, dies at 67Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | Weekly Packet

    Darrell Fowler-selectman, volunteer firefighter and family man, with roots deep in the community-died on October 25 at Eastern Maine Medical Center. He had been diagnosed with late-stage cancer, said fellow Selectman John Gray, but his death was sudden.

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  6. Incumbent Chapman faces Walsh in race for House District 133Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    Incumbent Ralph Chapman and Republican candidate Susan Walsh of Blue Hill face off in the race for the District 133 seat in the Maine House of Representatives. Both are running as Clean Election candidates.

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  7. Historical society opens grounds to lumberjacks in the makingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    If you ever wanted to throw an ax, this was your chance. The Sedgwick Brooklin Historical Society held its annual log sawing and ax throwing contest on Saturday, October 11, with competitions open to all, including last-minute lumberjacks persuaded by friends and family who didn't hesitate to kibbutz.

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  8. Polling hours November 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    On November 4, citizens will cast their votes in the 2014 General Election. Knowing when and where to vote, and how to apply for an absentee ballot, helps to make sure your vote counts.

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  9. DMR opens comment period for proposed Brooksville aquacultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    An experimental aquaculture lease for four acres in Smith Cove is under consideration by the Maine Department of Marine Resources, which announced a 30-day public comment period on the application. The deadline for comments and hearing requests is November 3. A hearing is optional for experimental lease applications unless five or more written requests are submitted to the department.

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  10. GSA strategic plan puts students in the communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    The downtown area got a bit of sprucing up on September 24 thanks to a group of students from George Stevens Academy. This and other matters were discussed during the school's annual open meeting of the board of trustees later that day.

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  11. "Semi-retired sea captain" LeCain Smith publishes a guide to healing practicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    "As a young boy I sailed off to the sea," begins LeCain Smith in a recent interview, describing his journey from "a semi-retired sea captain" to the author of an exhaustive reference book on alternative healing. Its title, Our Inner Ocean, reflects the duality of his life and ours: how the intertwining of action and reaction, contemplation and motion, external and internal worlds affects our physical and emotional well-being.

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  12. Eleventh annual Jared Grindle tournament to play on four fieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    Early September draws out the softball player in many, as dozens of teams suit up and take to the field for the Jared C. Grindle One Pitch Co-ed Softball Tournament. The tournament will be held September 19-21.

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  13. Without site manager, Blue Hill's Community Cafe stays closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    Every Tuesday at the First Baptist Church on Pleasant Street, tables were set and graced with bouquets in anticipation of the Community Cafe luncheon. But, since losing site manager Bachman, who is in the midst of replacement hip surgery , the "cafe" doors have been closed.

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  14. Blue Hill petanque club holds national tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    The Maine Boules Club will host a national tournament this weekend at their home court located at the Boatyard Grill. ) national doubles petanque tournament on its Blue Hill courts at the BoatYard Grill.

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  15. Art and farming mingle at Reversing Falls SanctuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    Through a program organized by members of the Reversing Falls Sanctuary community, artists and writers were given the opportunity to pair up with local farmers to learn about their lives and work and to create art based on their shared experiences. Artist and organizer Pat Wheeler explained that the goal of the project was to investigate how people connect to the land and how this is critical to the survival of humanity.

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  16. Beatrix Gates blurs the line between life and artRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    Beatrix Gates sits at her kitchen table in Brooksville and muses on the act and art of writing.

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  17. WoodenBoat magazine invites community to celebrate 40 years of publishing and growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    Sometimes in life there are moments when a confluence of factors meet in an optimal way to provide for a certain outcome.

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  18. Penobscot Nursing Home looks to convert beds to residential care, independent livingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    Care, which technically owns the nursing home which has been under state-mandated receivership since 2008.

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  19. Brooksville celebration brightens a gray SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    The main event was a parade, which snaked by Brooksville Elementary School, epicenter of the festivities.

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  20. Earth Science Walk offered in BrooksvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    Sarah O'Malley will lead a children's Earth Science Walk on Tuesday, August 12, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Blue Hill Heritage Trust's trail at the Maude E. and Eugene Snow Natural Area in Brooksville.

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