Townsfolk gathered on the morning of May 25 to remember loved ones and community members lost in service to their country and to honor their memories with the veterans still ...

Photo by Tevlin Schuetz

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Penobscot Historical Society and Deer Isle resident honored

Castine —

Members of Castine Grange #250 and representatives of Hancock County Pomona Grange #13 met on May 23 to pay tribute to the work of area residents, presenting members of the ...

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Castine honors fallen on Memorial Day

Merchants association looks to fill empty building

PBP Sports Site LEAD Inline

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Sauce for your enchilada?
Sauce for your enchilada?

Penobscot “doing great work” monitoring alewives

Penobscot —

Alewives are on the minds of many come spring, and the fish are being monitored in an effort to re-establish Penobscot’s commercial harvest rights, which were suspended in 2011 due ...

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Hatch fund to refurbish Back Shore pond

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Light winds stifle Downeast Invitational Regatta
Light winds stifle Downeast Invitational Regatta

Witherle Library hosts talk on issues surrounding poverty

Castine —

Gil Tenney asked point blank during a recent talk at Witherle Library in Castine: “How do we get to the systemic cause of poverty?”

There are no easy answers, ...

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Memorial Day observance planned for Castine

MMA student gives $500,000 to Bowdoin campaign

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Counting ballots
Counting ballots

Special education costs high, enrichment programs low at local schools

The Island & The Peninsula —

What’s the cost of education? The answer for taxpayers is “high,” as they approve million or multi-million dollar school budgets put forth by school boards each year.

The budgets, ...

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Main Street design issues rear up at Castine town meeting

Castine school board renews contracts

Maja Trivia tournament heads to championship round