Ice Hill South on hold in Jonesport

by Nancy Beal

A promised public meeting on Jonesport’s Ice Hill South has been postponed pending the collection of further information, according to Selectman Harry Fish Jr. Contacted by telephone, Fish said that at their January 3 meeting the selectmen decided to contact all five landowners on the lane to see if they would waive payment for any decrease in their property values if the town discontinued the road.

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Peabody Memorial Library nominated for BSB public service grant, awarded Maine Public Library grant

 

by Nancy Beal

When members of Jonesport’s Peabody Memorial Library board of directors met Dec. 4, they already knew that the facility had been nominated for a Community Matters More grant given by Bangor Savings Bank (BSB). The next day, they received an email from Librarian Heidi Hinkley informing them that a $500 grant for children’s programmable robots was on its way from the Maine Public Library Fund.

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Community Calendar

Upcoming events

The Bay Ridge students will present their annual Christmas Program on December 12, Tues. at 6 p.m. at Thurs., December 14. Santa will be here.

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The annual Christmas tree lighting at the Whitneyville Congregational Church. Sat., December 16, 5 p.m.

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Jonesport’s Sand Bay for the opening day

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Jonesporters reject money for Ice Hill South study

by Nancy Beal

Forty-eight people turned up at a special town meeting in the Jonesport town office Monday, Nov. 27 to act on the expenditure of town funds for an engineering study at the foot of Ice Hill South, a short, steep side road from Main Street leading to four houses, three of which are located on the bank of Moosabec Reach.

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Action shots of the Jonesport - Beals Royalettes

Royalette senior captains Jordyn Alley, Ivy Robinson, Reanna Smith, and J-Lynn Beal are pictured with Coach Roger Beal.

Senior Jordyn Alley positions against WA for the rebound.

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Court News

Eric H. Hoche of Dennysville, Maine: Operate ATV on public way on May 20, 2017 in Dennysville. SNTC Date 8/18/2017, Fine $100. OFC.

Robbie Smith Webber of Orono, Maine: Violating municipal shellfish ordinance on July 5, 2017 in Harrington. SNTC Date 8/8/2017, Fine $300. OFC.

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Community Calendar

Upcoming events

Annual Christmas Party - December 3,  Sunday 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., in The Gates House Parlor. The Machiasport Historical Society invites the public to join us in our traditional 1800s style celebration with mulled cider, holiday treats, music, and carol singing.  (344 Port Road/Rt. 92) .  This is a family fun celebration to kick off the Christmas Season!

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Community Calendar

Upcoming events

Annual Holiday Market - November 25, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., at Eastport Art Center

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Auditions for Stage East New Year’s show, November 28, 7 p.m., Eastport Arts Center. Questions: brian@schuth.com.

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Jonesport planners to meet

by Nancy Beal

The Jonesport Planning Board will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 21 in the town office to consider applications from Daryl Young and Carol and Daniel Colby to renew a permit issued October 18, 2016 for work on the Fire Road, and from Brian Hoops, represented by Jim Carver, for a house and garage attached by a breezeway on Flake Point Bar Road.

The town office will close at noon on Wednesday, November 22 in observance of Thanksgiving.

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