Month: February 2018

Downeast Table of Plenty (DETOP): Free Community Supper, Sun., March 4

Please join us, Sunday, March 4, for our Downeast Table of Plenty (DETOP). Would you like to host a DETOP meal? Thank you. Please go to the calendar website (SignUp), and schedule your Sunday, or email Wendy Harrington. CHERRYFIELD, ME — Each Sunday afternoon, 3:30-5:00 pm, at the Mission’s Downeast Table of Plenty, everyone is…

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Middle Schoolers Come Together to Prepare for High School Off-Island

Middle schoolers come together to prepare for high school off-island Story and photos by Tess Beam/Island Institute Transitioning into the first year of high school can be intimidating and stressful. By creating an open, safe place to discuss and ask questions about high school, we hope to better prepare and ensure that students don’t withdraw…

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Life on an Island: Silence, Beauty and a Long Wait for the Ferry

The New York Times Life on an Island: Silence, Beauty and a Long Wait for the Ferry On remote islands off the coast of Maine, small bands of residents stay through the long winter. They embrace the emptiness and a frontier sensibility. By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE – FEB. 23, 2018 [T]he 75-foot vessel Sunbeam, which…

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Downeast Table of Plenty (DETOP): Free Community Supper, Sun., Feb 25

Please join us, Sunday, February 25, for our Downeast Table of Plenty (DETOP). Would you like to host a DETOP meal? Thank you. Please go to the calendar website (SignUp), and schedule your Sunday, or email Wendy Harrington. CHERRYFIELD, ME — Each Sunday afternoon, 3:30-5:00 pm, at the Mission’s Downeast Table of Plenty, everyone is welcome to share satisfying,…

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Downeast Table of Plenty (DETOP): Free Community Supper, Sun., Feb 18

Please join us, Sunday, February 18, for our Downeast Table of Plenty (DETOP). Would you like to host a DETOP meal? Thank you. Please go to the calendar website (SignUp), and schedule your Sunday, or email Wendy Harrington. CHERRYFIELD, ME — Each Sunday afternoon, 3:30-5:00 pm, at the Mission’s Downeast Table of Plenty, everyone is welcome to share satisfying,…

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Frenchboro Island Community Braves Cold for Bingo

February 10, 2018 — The Sunbeam cruised to Frenchboro last night. Islanders and crew gathered in the garage of the Community Building to play a couple of lively games of BINGO. Here is a photo of me calling out numbers to the players. There aren’t a lot of opportunities for communities to gather together on…

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‘Sunbeam’ Schedule: Island Telemedicine Visits Feb. 13-15

Please check the Sunbeam Island Services Schedule Calendar for any schedule changes due to weather conditions or other considerations. The Sunbeam V is scheduled for a February 13-14 visit to Frenchboro, Isle au Haut, Matinicus. Questions about Island Health Services and Telemedicine? Please contact Director of Island Health Services Sharon Daley, RN. For other inquiries…

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