Hancock County in the News

Aquaculture lease hearing scheduled

STONINGTON — A proposal to grow oysters, sugar kelp and mussels on 3.26 acres southwest of Andrews Island is set for an Oct. 25 public hearing at 1 p.m. in the Stonington town office. Robert Brewer, of Deer Isle, who currently farms scallops and sea algae on two...

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Police Escort for Ducks

Hancock County Sheriff Scott Kane was in Blue Hill when he saw a mama duck and her babies trying to cross Main Street while dodging cars and trucks. Kane stopped his vehicle and turned on the lights to stop traffic. Two babies got left behind, so he also helped escort...

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