Searsport News

By Carolyn Zachary | Oct 16, 2016

By Dick Desmarais

Radio Searsport


Monday, October 17, the ramp at the town wharf is due to be paved.

Monday, October 17, starting at 6:30 p.m., there will be a Planning Board Public Hearing on a 4 lot Subdivision on Prospect Street in Union Hall. This hearing is open to the public and will also be televised.

Monday, October 17, starting at 6:30 p.m., the Planning Board will hold their regular meeting in the Town Hall. This meeting will be televised.

Tuesday, October 18, starting at 7 p.m., the regular meeting of the Selectmen will take place in the Town Hall. This meeting will be televised.

Thursday, October 20, starting at 6:30 p.m., the Historic Preservation Meeting will take place in Union Hall. This meeting will be televised.

Thursday, October 20, from 5 to 7 p.m., there will be a free HOBBA networking event. If you're a business "between the bridges" from Belfast to Verona Narrows, you're welcome to join us. Learn how to claim your free business website space at

Video presentation and discussion on the features of the new Head of the Bay Business Alliance website.

Saturday, October 22, from 4:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. there will be a Public Supper at the Searsport Lions Club to benefit the Veterans Clinic of Bangor.

Saturday, November 5, 2016, Penobscot Marine Museum 2016 History Conference, The Net Result: Our Evolving Fisheries. This year's History Conference delves into this statement: Human innovation and technology have proven to be too successful for the health of our fisheries and our coastal ecosystem. Our line-up of scientists, historians, journalists, activists, consumers and fishermen will answer the question: How did this happen and what do we do now? Speakers will include Patrick Shepard, Fisheries Policy Associate at Penobscot East Resource Center; Nancy Harmon Jenkins, food historian and writer; Peter Neill, Director of World Ocean Observatory; Glen Libby, Manager of Port Clyde Fresh Catch and co-author of Caught: time, place, fish; David Jackson, former publisher of National Fisherman. The conference will be held at the Hutchinson Center in Belfast, with registration at 8:30 a.m. and will run 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The cost is $60.00 for the general public, with discounts given to PMM members, students, teachers, and non-profit employees. For more information or to register, please call 207-548-2529 or visit

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Dick Desmarais

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