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The townspeople of Castine have organized a formal association to address concerns about plans for Main Street as well as broader issues for the town. Construction in downtown, pictured here, ...

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Monday, April 20, 2015

Citizen group acts on Main Street issues

Castine —

When the Board of Selectmen did not acknowledge or attend a meeting called by a group of townspeople concerned about plans for a wider Main Street, the townspeople organized a ...

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Changes at the Castine Town Dock

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Thursday, April 16, 2015

Bringing in the cows at Quill’s End Farm
Bringing in the cows at Quill’s End Farm

Penobscot Fire Chief pleads guilty to assault
DA defers sentence, dismisses sexual misconduct charges

Penobscot —

In an agreement reached with the Hancock-Washington County District Attorney’s office, Dennis B. Robertson of Penobscot pleaded guilty to a Class D assault charge and agreed to undergo counseling as ...

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Penobscot students report—You’re never too old to learn


Raw milk, food sovereignty bills in legislature

Monday, April 13, 2015

Ruined picnic table
Ruined picnic table

PNH nursing beds lie empty, while residential center lives on
Bed licenses part of MaineCare pool

Penobscot —

Nearly 10 months after Penobscot Nursing Home lost its certification and closed its doors, the facility is still under receivership through the Maine Department of Health and Human Services.
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Selectmen sign off on town meeting warrant

Thursday, April 9, 2015

The founding mothers
The founding mothers

Penobscot Children’s Library marks 40th anniversary

Penobscot —

What began with a shipment of 15 books sent to Penobscot Community School 40 years ago has blossomed into the warm, bright library, filled with shelves and racks of books. ...

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Homesteading author comes to PCS