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  1. Castine school board keeps 2014-15 budget increase under 3 percentRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | Weekly Packet

    School board members approved a 2014-15 school budget of $1,426,404 on March 13 that shows an increase of 2.8 percent or $38,930 from the current year.

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  2. The Conservation Trust approves merger with BHHTRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | Weekly Packet

    On March 31, 35 members of The Conservation Trust of Brooksville, Castine and Penobscot voted to merge with Blue Hill Heritage Trust.

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  3. Navigators help Peninsula residents enroll for health insuranceRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 20 | Weekly Packet

    About four million Americans have enrolled in health care plans through the health care marketplace created by the Affordable Care Act, more commonly referred to as "Obamacare."

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  4. Navigators help locals enroll for health insuranceRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    About four million Americans have enrolled in health care plans through the health care market place created by the Affordable Care Act, more commonly referred to as "Obamacare."

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  5. Blue Hill Peninsula Chamber of Commerce names executive directorRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    The Blue Hill Peninsula Chamber of Commerce has named Johanna Barrett to succeed Kurt Stoll as its executive director, according to a news release from the chamber.

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  6. Brooklin selectmen work on town meeting warrant, budgetRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    The board of selectmen still needs to nail down a few unfinished items before the members can wrap up the 2014 municipal budget.

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  7. Ordinances, budget on tap for Brooksville town meetingRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    Voters will decide the fate of two proposed ordinances as well as the town and school budgets when they gather for the annual town meeting next month.

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  8. Brooksville students offer iPad help for local adultsRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    It was all touch screens, apps and iPads Monday, February 10, at the Town House as a group of fifth- and sixth-grade students from the Brooksville Elementary School provided an introduction to the new-fangled technology for a handful of adults.

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  9. Legislators, local stakeholders discuss home heating "crisis"Read the original story

    Feb 13, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    "We have a crisis before us," said former state senator Dennis Damon at the Ellsworth Public Library on Friday, February 7. "A crisis of people not being able to heat their homes."

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  10. Increase in aquaculture on Bagaduce River raises local concernRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    A group of citizens from the four Bagaduce River towns has been holding meetings under the public radar over the last six months to discuss the growing presence of aquaculture in the local waterway.

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  11. MDOT announces work projects for 2014-16Read the original story

    Jan 30, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    The Maine Department of Transportation outlined its work plan through 2016 in early January.

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  12. Brooksville board approves 2014-15 school budget; programs reduced, staff cutRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    School board members met one final time on January 21 before, in short order, presenting a proposed 2014-15 budget to the Budget and Advisory Committee and then approving it.

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  13. Penobscot budget under construction; fishway for Wight's Pond is notRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    Selectmen finessed a working version of the 2014-15 municipal budget at their January 14 meeting, one week after the budget committee gave its recommendations.

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  14. Hiking and walking trailsRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    Sometimes it's easy to let winter get the best of the motivation to move and to explore the outdoors.

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  15. Blue Hill Community food grant program accepting applicationsRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    Area residents are encouraged to apply for a community food grant program. Maine Farmland Trust serves as the grant administrator and is now accepting proposals for projects or programs intended to increase food sustainability and improve the health and well-being of Blue Hill Peninsula residents, the trust announced in a news release.

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  16. Brooksville School Board chews over staff, program cuts in 2014-15 school budgetRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    When a first budget draft in early December showed a 3.91 percent or $68,170 increase for 2014-15, school board members asked Superintendent Mark Hurvitt to come back with recommendations to reduce staff.

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  17. Island fares better than mainland during ice stormRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2014 | Weekly Packet

    The ice storm that brought power outages lasting more than a week to some mainland communities-including Blue Hill, Penobscot, Brooksville and Brooklin-caused some travel and power disruptions on the island, but on a smaller scale.

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  18. Joan MacCracken creates lives-and messages-on the pageRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2013 | Weekly Packet

    "I remember in second grade, a teacher used to post a picture on the walla and we would write what story that picture made us envisiona I loved creating those stories."

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  19. Bagaduce Chorale celebrates 40 years as founder prepares to step downRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2013 | Weekly Packet

    It was about this time of year 40 years ago when the seeds for what would become the Bagaduce Chorale were planted.

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  20. Three percent increase approved for Union 93 2014-15 budgetRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2013 | Weekly Packet

    Nearly two dozen school board members and central office staff gathered at Penobscot Community School on December 17 to review, explain and ultimately approve the 2014-15 budget for Union 93 operations.

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