• Gravel pit solution proposed in Lamoine

    LAMOINE — A proposed answer to an issue that has dogged the town for two years — rules governing the mining of gravel pits — will be aired Thursday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m. The public hearing at Lamoine Consolidated School will be followed by a town-wide vote on the proposed referendum Nov. 3. The

  • On the Road Review: Ford Mustang EcoBoost Coupe gallery

    Since April of 1964, the Mustang has been America’s favorite pony car. Initially based on the Falcon compact car platform, the Mustang came to represent “economical sport” with cars that had fuel-efficient small engines as well as fire-belching V-8 engines best suited for racing. Along the way, American drivers have bought a lot of Mustangs

  • Hancock County Superior Court Aug. 20 to Sept 10

    Hancock County Superior Court Aug. 20 to Sept 10

    The following cases were heard in Hancock County Superior Court, according to official records: Aug. 20 to Sept 10 Vladek Filler, 46, Gouldsboro. Assault at Gouldsboro, April 20, 2007. Jail 21 days. Leon Jacobs, 41, Bernard. Reckless conduct at Bar Harbor, April 27, 2011. Jail six months. Derek Johnson, 33, Hancock. Operating after habitual offender

  • Open house set at MCMH Breast Clinic

    ELLSWORTH — Maine Coast Memorial Hospital will be hosting an open house at the Breast Clinic on Monday, Oct. 12, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Suite 3300 of the Medical Office Building. Breast Clinic staff will be on hand to lead tours of the clinic and equipment, answer questions, talk about recent developments in

  • Campaign launched to save historic Surry school

    Campaign launched to save historic Surry school

    SURRY — A group of residents intends revitalize the old Surry Schoolhouse, which town fathers had scheduled for demolition. “It has a lot of history for the town,” said Glyneta Thomson, who is chairman of the Old Surry Village Schoolhouse Preservation Group. “It’s been there for 143 years and we think it’s significant enough to

  • Wood bank opens in Bucksport

    Wood bank opens in Bucksport

    BUCKSPORT — Several cords of wood are now available for those in Bucksport, Orland and Verona Island who need heating assistance this winter, after local real estate agent Paul Hansen recently got the area’s first “wood bank” up and running. Housed in the Bucksport transfer station, the wood bank is operating under the umbrella of

  • DVD Review: The Overnight

    DVD Review: The Overnight

    “This is California. Maybe this is what dinner parties are like.” An innocent pizza party turns into a lot more in “The Overnight,” a supposed comedy that one critic aptly referred to as a “hipster horror film.” Alex, Emily and son RJ are a young, middle class family new to Los Angeles from Seattle. Emily