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The sun sets over Penobscot Bay in Castine.

Photo by Anne Berleant

Monday, February 27, 2017

Rapp looks to claim seat on Penobscot board of selectmen

Penobscot —

After 25 years of service on the Penobscot board of selectmen, Stanley Shorey is hanging up his hat, leaving an open seat in the selectmen’s office. Philip Rapp has decided ...

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Moratoriums help towns pause to consider Maine’s marijuana laws

Thursday, February 23, 2017

The winning booth
The winning booth

Penobscot to present budgets, fishways project at town meeting

Penobscot —

The Penobscot municipal budget is up just over $30,000 this year, due to larger increases in some accounts, as well as two new warrant items for sustainable fishways and the ...

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Resources thin for opiate-addicted parents

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Snow birds
Snow birds

MDOT earmarks $16 million-plus for area roads

Blue Hill —

The Maine Department of Transportation has earmarked more than $16 million for improvements to area roads over the next three years.

The funds are part of the department’s $2.3 ...

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Staying active at Emerson Hall