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  1. Two vie for spot as District II County CommissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | The Weekly Packet

    County Commissioner's seat will pit the Republican incumbent Percy L. "Joe" Brown Jr. of Deer Isle against challenger Michael Sealander, a Democrat from Brooklin. The district is composed of the towns of Bucksport, Orland, Penobscot, Castine, Brooksville, Sedgwick, Brooklin, Dedham, Deer Isle, Stonington, and Verona Island.

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  2. Both DISHS teams end season with a winRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Weekly Packet

    ... will be to develop the offense. We have the talent, but we need to learn to work together. Championship held at Bucksport last weekend. Because we started the program late and haven't run enough races, we were not an official entry and we ran with ...

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  3. Hassett takes first in cross country PVCsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Weekly Packet

    At the Penobscot Valley Conference meet in Bucksport on October 18, sophomore John Hassett took first in a field of 100 runners from 13 schools. The Eagles girls and boys teams placed second among small schools, behind powerhouse Orono.

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  4. Friday, Oct. 24, 2014: Re-elect John Martin, vision for mill towns, Question 1Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... time and money into it and turning it into a classic worth a lot of money. That is kind of what has happened in Bucksport and Millinocket. Companies bought our older tired mills, ran them with no modernization as to the philosophy or equipment until ...

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  5. Community cantata at Bucksport churchRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    The Franklin Street United Methodist Church would like to sponsor a community cantata to celebrate the Christmas season. This is open to people of all faiths, ages and musicality.

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  6. Week 8 - 2014 Eastern Maine high school football predictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... the Trojans would have to travel to Foxcroft to open the playoffs. MDI still has a shot to move into the top four. Bucksport has a shot at the top spot in class D. Stearns is looking to win their final two and earn a playoff spot.

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  7. United Realty is Pleased To Announce the Sale of 19 Mount Olive Heights in BucksportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Harbor Times Soup

    Pictured from left to right, Dawn Condon-Dunbar, from Cuso Home Lending, Realtor Fran Riley from United Realty,Tom Noyes, John Robinson, Heidi Coghill and Broker Bob Hoffmann from Bob Hoffmann Real Estate! Realtors Roland Littlefield and Fran Riley from United Realty of Belfast and Bob Hoffmann of Hoffmann Real Estate and Insurance of Bucksport, are pleased to announce the sale of 19 Mount Olive Heights in Bucksport to Heidi Coghill and John Robinson! Heidi and John will be making Mount Olive Heights their home and look forward to getting all settled in. Heidi had a very close client/agent relationship with Bob, as he is her Dad! The Seller, Thomas Noyes, has been a client of Roland and Fran's for the past few years.

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  8. Waldo County Superior CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | The Harbor Times Soup

    Dustin L. Herbest, 31, of Bucksport, failure to comply with Sex Offender Registration Act, second offense, 14 days in Waldo County Jail stayed until Nov. 1.

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  9. MDI girls, Caribou boys win PVC large-school cross country crowns; Orono sweeps small-school titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Bangor Daily News

    Caroline Driscoll of Mount Desert Island pours it on as she approaches the finish line to edge Hannah Steelman of Orono during Saturday's PVC small-school cross country championship in Bucksport. Calais freshman Addison Coty gets an early jump on the boys pack at the start of the Penobscot Valley Conference cross country championship meet held Saturday in Bucksport.

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  10. Bucksport battles past MattanawcookRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Bangor Daily News

    Senior quarterback Matthew Stewart passed for 155 yards and two touchdowns Friday night as the Bucksport Golden Bucks fought off Mattanawcook Academy 21-13 in an LTC Class C football matchup at Curry Field. The win improves coach Joel Sankey's Golden Bucks to 5-1 on the season, while Mattanawcook dips to 3-3 after dropping its homecoming game.

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  11. Halloween: Witches, ghosts, vampires, four freaky but 'true' stories in historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Examiner.com

    ... with witches , ghosts, and vampires ! So welcome those chills and read these four weird but 'true' stories. In Bucksport, Maine there are is a story about a man named Colonel Jonathan Buck. The truth about it is there really is an outline of a leg ...

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  12. Eastern Maine business leaders say collaboration is key to recovering from mill layoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Bangor Daily News

    The way to weather the economic storm created by the upcoming closure of the Verso paper mill in Bucksport and the troubles of other mills in the region is to work together to find new sources of employment, business and community leaders said Friday. "There's probably no silver bullet," said Michael Aube, president of Eastern Maine Development Corp., an organization that works to connect communities, business leaders, state and federal officials in order to boost economic development.

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  13. In Case You Missed It: Governor LePage's Top Policy Priority is Against WorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Bangor Daily News

    ... the target on his or her back. But facts are stubborn things. Look back at the reports of the Verso closure in Bucksport. The company put out at least one statement articulating some broad reasons they chose to close the mill. None of those reasons ...

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  14. Fright at the Fort Launches FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Bangor Daily News

    ... (while they last) be the first this year to greet some bugs. October 18th, Ghostport activities all day, in Bucksport, prior to Fright and continues into the evening. A radio simulcast fireworks display (rain date 10/25), 9:30, viewed from ...

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  15. Eagles golf team named top sportsmen in Eastern Class CRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Weekly Packet

    ... for seventh. The Mount Desert Island team placed first for the girls and second for the boys; Ellsworth and Bucksport finished third and fourth. The varsity girls held steady in fourth place in the season standings, with an 8-4 record following a ...

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  16. DISHS Girls get third winRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Weekly Packet

    ... time by 2 minutes, and Jadyn Ladeau, who was 4 and a half minutes better than the week before. Championship in Bucksport, and we should have all the runners for that meet, along with Brendan Penfold who will finally not have a soccer conflict. We ...

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  17. Thursday video headlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... ABOUT TO LOSE THEIR JOBS WHEN THE MILL SHUTS DOWN. LATER TODAY, BATH IRON WORKS OFFICIALS ARE HEADING TO BUCKSPORT TO RECRUIT ELECTRICIANS AND OUTSIDE MACHINISTS. "B-I-W" IS ON A HIRING SPREE, AS SHIPBUILDING RAMPS UP, SO OFFICIALS ARE REACHING OUT ...

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  18. Paul L. SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Bangor Daily News

    Paul L. Smith, 83, died October 13, 2014 surrounded by his loving family, at the farm he loved so dearly. He was born May 12, 1931 in Bucksport, a son of Basil L. and Carrie M. Smith.

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  19. Michaud says Maine's paper mills can find ways to surviveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Sun Journal

    ... or turned off machines across the state, can still find ways to survive, he argued. Municipalities including Bucksport and East Millinocket need to sit down with industry leaders, foresters and other stakeholders to decide on a long-term vision for ...

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  20. BIW sending recruiters to speak to millworkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Sun Journal

    Representatives from Bath Iron Works are heading to Bucksport on Thursday to speak with Verso Paper employees about hundreds of job openings at the shipyard in trades requiring similar skills. Matt Wickenheiser, Bath Iron Works spokesman, said a human resources representative and employees in the electrical and machinists divisions will host three information sessions Thursday for workers at the Verso mill, which is set to close Dec. 1. The shipyard employs about 5,600 people and has more than 100 positions open for electricians alone.

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