‘Annabelle,’ skippered by Kenny Eaton of Castine, Maine, is looking pretty spry for a 77-year-old, thanks to a new coat of paint. “I’ve fished with her, I’ve scalloped with her…and ...

Photo by Anne Berleant

Monday, April 21, 2014

“Save the date”
Western Hancock County officials seek public comment on road conditions

Blue Hill —

“The thirty-five selectmen representing the 11 towns of Western Hancock County invite you to attend a special public meeting,” begins a letter soon to be widely distributed in the region. ...

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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Castine Main Street design team to present complete plan
Public hearing set for April 22, 4 p.m.

Castine —

The long process of designing a new look for Main Street—and the longer process of creating a consensus to support it—may be winding down. The design team of WBRC ...

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Road conditions mean headaches for some, more work for others

Monday, April 14, 2014

Selectmen won’t lower The Breeze rent, offer refund if out by May 10
‘Zero-sort’ recycling coming to town

Castine —

Selectmen voted on April 7 to maintain the original, signed lease agreement with The Breeze owner Snow Logan. Logan had asked selectman to lower the $4,500 rent to $2,000, stating ...

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Castine school board keeps 2014-15 budget increase under 3 percent

Castine —

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.

“There wasn’t very ...

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