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Local News – September 1, 2015

DI/S Budget (Deer Isle) – The 4th time was the charm for the school district on Deer Isle and Stonington as voters yesterday overwhelmingly approved a 6-and-a-half million dollar school budget. Nearly 400 of the 550-voters who turned out for the validation referendum in the two towns passed the questions according to a Facebook posting […]

Local News – August 31, 2015

Wind Project Pulled (Eastbrook) – A company that has proposed 22-more wind turbines in Eastbrook and Osborne has withdrawn the plan for now. Sun Edison said it disputes a Department of Environmental protection report that the wind towers would create large scale bird deaths at certain times of the year. Company officials, residents and others […]

UMM Opening Breakfast

The University of Maine at Machias held its opening breakfast Thursday, recognizing new faculty and employees and honoring long-time employees for their many years of service. Meanwhile, more than 900 students are arriving on campus for the 2015-2016 academic year. Athletes arrived last week, new students arrive Friday, August 28, and returning students arrive Sunday, […]