Firefighters battle as the fire rages

Firefighters battle as the fire rages

Photo by Anne Berleant
Penobscot —

See a video of the fire here.

What started as a small blaze in hay bales stacked in a garage turned into a raging fire on Dale’s Lane on November 21 that destroyed the sole residence on the private drive. Fire departments from Penobscot, Brooksville, Blue Hill, Brooklin, Castine, Orland and Sedgwick responded to the call for assistance from the Regional Communications Center in Ellsworth shortly after 5 p.m., which also placed the Deer Isle fire department on standby. No injuries were reported.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014


Penobscot school budget ‘okay’; student transfers still a concern


Double celebration held for Castine Grange member


Myriad events will celebrate Light Up Castine

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Monday, November 24, 2014

The ABS Center, under construction
The ABS Center, under construction

MMA’s new ABS center on target for January classes
January training cruise scheduled

Castine —

Trustees and administrators of Maine Maritime Academy saw the fruits of years of planning and plotting when they toured the nearly completed ABS Center for Engineering, Science and Research ...

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Wreath season fires up on the Peninsula


10th year of Project Acceptance


Castine Merchants Association presents awards for 2014


Student scholars, faculty, alumni honored at MMA Celebration of Achievement

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Adams School students take the ‘ocean bucket challenge’
Adams School students take the ‘ocean bucket challenge’

The “ocean bucket challenge”
Adams School puts spin on ALS ice bucket challenge

Castine —

With the Penobscot Bay as a backdrop and sleet trickling down bare legs and faces, Adams School students culminated more than two months of research with their version of the ...

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2.48 percent budget increase proposed for U93 central office


Castine named a ‘HeartSafe’ Community


Alfond Foundation awards $3.4 million to Maine Maritime

Thursday, November 13, 2014

The flag guard opens the ceremony
The flag guard opens the ceremony

MMA observes 95th Veterans Day with keynote address, gun salute

Castine —

With sunny skies overhead and vestiges of snow on the lawn banking Leavitt Hall, Maine Maritime Academy marked Veterans Day with its annual ceremony. Midshipmen flanked the square, while members ...

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Cleaning up after the storm


Insurance agent offers help enrolling in the Affordable Care Act